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Published October 3rd 2018
These Christmas markets are all going to be fabulous
If you want a good selection of Christmas gifts and a very varied one, then markets or fetes are the way to go! You are not stuck in a shop trying to get someone to serve you but are often in the open air at a market and fete. With November and December being delightful months weather-wise for Perth, these are the months to shop in the open!
This list will help you pick some which are close to you or just a short drive from you.
Ugly Duckling Wines is a boutique vineyard located in the heart of the Swan Valley. At this market, you will be tempted by delicious cheese and meat platters, or a gourmet pie and fresh garden salad. There will be some great shopping here and special Christmas bargains at the market stalls. And when you finish shopping, you can sit back and relax with a glass of wine!
Jolimont Twilight Fete
This fete will be held on 1st December, from 3 pm - 7 pm Where: Jolimont Primary School, 657 Hay Street, Jolimont
This is an inaugural event and will be an evening of rides and games, stalls and markets, prizes and food.
Christmas Markets & Outdoor Movies
These markets will be on Saturday 1st December, from 5 pm - 9 pm Where: True North Block, 869 Connolly Drive, Merriwa.
These Christmas markets are for all your shopping. They will have lots of unique stallholders and 115 collectives open with coffee and Christmas treats.
As well as this, they will also show a double feature of Arthur Christmas followed by the Christmas classic Home Alone 2 on the big screen!
The Swan Valley Oasis Resort Markets
This market will be on Sunday 2nd December, from 10 am - 2 pm Where: Swan Valley Oasis Resort, 10250 W Swan Rd, Henley Brook
The Swan Valley Oasis is a resort nestled in lush tropical surroundings. Their family Christmas market day will include market stalls, supa golf, laser corps, live music, delicious food, and the bar will be open.
Markets by the Sea
These will be on Sunday 2nd December, from 9 am to 2 pm Where: Whitfords Node Park, Whitfords Avenue
You can browse through about 50 unique market stalls here, as well as listen to music and enjoy food from food trucks. You will be able to buy clothing, homewares, jewellery, plants, art, swim-wear, artisan items, and more.
Guildford Christmas Twilight Market
This is a twilight market on 8th December, from 5 pm - 9 pm Where: Stirling Square, Meadow St, Guildford (alongside the Guildford Train Station)
There will be live entertainment followed by a special children's Christmas Show commencing at 6.30 pm and featuring Santa. There are free children's activities, as well as a silent disco which will be on in the evening.
As for market stalls, there will be more than 100 with unique Christmas gift ideas to suit all budgets. There will also be some great food including vegan.