Shop Handmade at These Christmas Markets

The count down is on and its time to prepare for the magic of Christmas, check out these great local events to celebrate the spirit of Christmas with your family and loved ones.

7 December – Springfield Markets, this special Christmas edition is the last market for the year. Don’t miss a relaxing afternoon in the beautiful Robelle Domain Parklands, grab a bite to eat from the plentiful food stores, enjoy live entertainment and shop from local artisans and designers with their fully stocked Christmas stalls ready for you to peruse. You may even like to cool off with a splash in the refreshing lagoon. 3pm-8pm

8 December – Head on over to The Workshops Rail Museum and join the Christmas Express, take a ride on the historic steam train departing at 10am from the Museum platform.

14 December – Museum Twilight Markets, The Workshops Rail Museum makes for an exciting backdrop to this fabulous hand made market, enjoy live music, children’s entertainment, a licensed bar, food vendors, live music, free craft workshop, lots of quality hand made local goods. Plus torchlight tours will be happening throughout the evening. Free street parking, starting from 5pm.

15 December – Another fantastic Christmas market shopping opportunity, The Handmade Expo Market is held at the Ipswich Turf Club. The market features over 100 amazing outdoor stalls giving you a truly handmade experience including handmade products and gifts, baked goods and lush plants and flowers. Entry is free and free parking is available.

Visit Springfield this Christmas season and join the festivities, Springfield Lakes Hotel is situated just 30minutes from Ipswich CBD offering 4.5 star boutique rooms and suites with pool, gym and onsite secure parking. Book your Christmas Accommodation near Ipswich today.