The top 3 festive activities in Sydney this Christmas

Christmas Markets

If you’re looking for a unique stocking filler, Sydney’s Christmas markets have you covered. The 107 objects Makers Market will have a variety of handcrafted products to cater for everyone, even for the person who seems to have everything. And as Christmas is the time to give back, keep an eye out for Livesoftly whose laptop case proceeds go to help disadvantaged people in Nepal.

For those looking for a foodie experience, the Carriageworks Christmas Market delivers. We’re talking Christmas hams, fresh turkey, seafood, brandy-soaked fruit cake and gift stalls.

Get the full Christmas Market lowdown from TimeOut.


Christmas lights

Immerse yourself in the festive spirit with The Lights of Christmas at St Mary’s Cathedral. Every night until the 25th December there will be choirs at 7.30pm followed by a sound and light show.  

Looking for something more local? Time Out has compiled a list of the Sydney neighbourhoods pulling out all the stops with their impressive light displays.


Christmas Carols

There is no better way of getting into the festive spirit than listening to Christmas carols.  The Urban List’s lowdown of the best carols in Sydney will help you soak up the Christmas vibes at a range of iconic Sydney locations.