UQ's Christmas Markets are back! Sing along to carols, sample some festive delights and get a selfie with Santa. There's something for everyone, from a cash bar for the adults to a jumping castle for the kids! Why not pick up unique Christmas presents from one of our many market stalls?

Don't miss our Christmas Parade at 4.30pm and stick around to Snap a Selfie with Santa from 5-8pm

Find out more

What's on stage?     Market Stalls     Food and Drinks

On Stage

Join our hosts, From the Couch's Maria and Rameez, for 4 hours of live entertainment from the main stage.


Clayton Po Ching
UQ Student/Musician


The Mini Moshers
Children's entertainers


Riverlife Choir
Community Choir


Oscar Richardson Trio
Musicians (Guitar, bass, drums)

Market Stalls

With 30 market stalls, there will be something on offer for everyone. Stall holder details coming soon.

Stall Type of Stall
Bangladeshi Tradition by UQBDA Food - traditional
Be Pretty Me Jewellery - handmade
Book Shack Fairtrade/Recycled Eco-friendly knick-knacks
Bugs and Beads Jewellery and gifts
CiaoChau Accessories - handmade
Curios by Cass Gifts
Doggy Donuts Dog treats
Elle's Balcony Garden Homewares
EmilymyCraft Stationery
Fine Little Things Homewares and accessories - fair trade
Garden Path Plants
Great Ball Collectibles Collectable cards and card games
JP Design Jewellery and crafts
Juewl Accessories
Kiralea's Kandles Candles
Moon Mirror Sunglasses
Ra Ra Superstar Clothing
Realm Store Jewellery and accessories
Sacred Tree Adornments Christmas decor
Sanso Cellular By Sonya Skincare and holistic products
Sunstone Apothecary Dried flowers
Talana Trading Crafts and decor - fair trade
That Preppy Bow Hair accessories
The Cheesy Creative Jewellery
The Fig Tree Gift Shop Gifts
Threadmill Gifts - fair trade
Tirto Pottery Homewares
UQ Great Book Swap Books
UQ Handcraft and Art Club Gifts - handmade
Vicki Whittington Gifts - wooden
Wynnum Manly Boomerang Bags Reusable shopping bags
Yippy Whippy Jewellery and accessories

Food and Drink

Our super popular Christmas bar and grazing boxes are back again this year. Get ahead of the game and order a delicious Christmas Markets Grazing Box today.

Wander through the markets while you delight in a shared platter with a selection of vintage cheeses, seasonal fruits, crudites, dip and more.

Picnic Grazing Box Options

Taste for Two (serves 2 people): $25 + booking fee

Feast for Four (serves 4-6 people): $45 + booking fee


  • Kenilworth Mango and Macademia Cheddar
  • Kenilworth Camembert with Brissy Bee Honeycomb
  • Kenilworth Sweet Chilli and Bell Pepper
  • Selection of crackers
  • Selection of deli meats
  • Beetroot and fetta dip
  • Selection of home baked christmas sweets

Book yours now

And... it wouldn't be a UQ Christmas Market without Food Trucks, check out who will be there:


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