Sat 20th & Sun 21st November 2021
8am - 5pm both days

French Christmas Market • marché de Noël •

Price:

Free entry

Le Festival's Petit Marché de Noël: Un "SUMMER" Festif

Noël, Noël… it’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas! 

Le Festival’s first ever Christmas Market is coming to Brisbane on November 20th and 21st.
For two days only, we will transform West Village to create a magical, French-themed mini Marché de Noël, illuminated in festive ‘bleu-blanc-rouge’!

Our festive summer event will be a chance not only to celebrate Christmas ‘a la française’, but also for local, unique, French-inspired talents to showcase their artistry. With two levels available for us, we have an opportunity to unleash creativity and fill the space with a specially selected array of twelve stalls, a French bar, roving entertainment, an artist and artisan corner, and more, to bring the festive, joyous, warm atmosphere that we all love at this time of year! 

We cannot imagine a more perfect way to come together and really immerse ourselves in the spirit of Christmas to kick off the festive season! 

Event info

What:  French Christmas Market | Marché de Noël
Who: Everyone
When: Saturday 20th and Sunday 21st November, 2021 from 8am – 5pm both days (*bar open 10am-5pm)
Where: West Village – 97 Boundary St, West End (get there now)
What to expect:
Christmas Market with a French theme and festive ambiance. 12 Stalls, bar, 8 artist/activity area, roving entertainment, Le Festival merchandise, and more!

COVID info

This is a COVID-SAFE event.
Stay home if unwell.
Follow the rules to keep us all safe.
Practice social distancing.
Wash your hands regularly.
We recommend you download the ‘Check In Qld’ App.
It is IMPORTANT to register and enter your contact details below for tracing purposes. 

marché de noël : two-day overview

french christmas market brisbane

MARKET STALLS

Stalls are what make a market, a market! The main area of our Marché de Noël will comprise a specially selected array of 12 stalls, showcasing unique talent and quality French or French-inspired products from local creators and from France. There will also be a dedicated area for eight French or French-inspired artists and artisans to share their craft. 

Discover French-inspired creativity and find the perfect Christmas gift you were looking for. 

French Bar

A French Christmas market is never without some sort of mulled wine; at least in France. But not in Australia.

Our French bar will offer a selection of refreshing French red and white wines, Champagnes, Rose Sparkling, beer, and non-alcoholic beverages for you to enjoy after shopping as you embrace the ambience. 

Make sure you find some time to stop by the bar so we can wish you a “Joyeux Noël“!

artists' and artisan corner

Our Marché de Noël will also have a dedicated artists’ corner. This will be an area to showcase creativity and illuminate originality at its best. 

The artist’s corner will offer a chance to both explore and immerse yourself in a little bit of French Christmas culture. 

All of these will also be local creators. At Le Festival, we very much support local businesses, so we are giving their talent a chance to shine. 

roving entertainment

A Christmas Market is also not the same without some festive melodies! Entertainment and music are what create that warm atmosphere we love. 

We will have a two groups of choirs and performers to provide festive cheer for you will you shop. With their harmonious talents and joyous tunes, they will really make it feel like Christmas!

Getting There

  • By Bike

    Riding to work is easy and only 400m from the river loop. With next generation End of Trip facilities and ample storage, you will find the transition from saddle to seat a breeze.

  • By Bus

    Over 69 direct high frequency bus routes accessible via the Cultural Centre each day, and bus stops at your doorstep connecting you to the CityGlider and Bus 199, 196 & 195.

  • By Rail

    South Brisbane and South Bank stations are a short 10 minute walk along a safe, tree lined boulevard with direct access to 3 of the 5 rail lines within Brisbane.

  • By Car

    West Village offers 1,500 dedicated parking bays with the addition of 450 visitor carparks (free for 2hours) plus the use of GoGet, West End’s first car sharing scheme.