8 December, 2022

Markets a highlight of festive season

CHRISTMAS is just around the corner and for those looking for something different to give to family and finds this year, local markets could be just the ticket.

Mrs Claus and Santa at last years Herberton’s Twilight Christmas Market
Mrs Claus and Santa at last years Herberton’s Twilight Christmas Market

Herberton’s Twilight Christmas Market is first cab off the rank this Saturday, from 3pm to 8pm.

The event will feature craft, plants, unique Christmas gifts, handmade jewellery, and much more.

Santa will be on site at the local hall and nativity display can be viewed outside the library, while Sabine and Taylor will be making music in the street.

The Atherton Indoor Markets at Merrilands Hall will be held this Sunday from 7am to 12 noon and features a variety of handcrafted goods as well as woodwork, jewellery, local fruit and vegetables and the Lions Book Sale, with proceeds to go to Ovarian Cancer Research.

The popular Yungaburra Market will be a target for gift buyers this Christmas, with the last market to be held on 18 December, along with the Malanda Markets from 7.30am at the town’s showgrounds, and the Wondecla Markets which will be held at the town’s sports ground from 7am.

On the northern Tablelands, shoppers can find a great Christmas present at one of three Mareeba markets to be held this month.

The Mareeba Markets, held at the town’s Turf Club, is on this Saturday (10 December), as well as the new Make, Bake and Grow Markets at the 100 Park.

The 100 Park Markets will also be held on Saturday 17 December.


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