Old Bus Depot Markets
Arts & Crafts
21 Wentworth Ave Kingston ACT 2604 Map
Ph: (02) 6239 5306 (02) 6295 3331
Delight in the flavours, fun and feeling of Canberra’s national award-winning markets. With a fresh contemporary feel, the Old Bus Depot Markets promise visitors a vibrant atmosphere and a truly sensory experience.
You will find over 200 stalls of exceptional quality, featuring unique items that are handcrafted by local and regional artists and craftspeople.
Located in the Old Bus Depot building on 21 Wentworth Avenue in Kingston, Canberra, the markets are easy to access, have ample free parking and a wide range of food stalls to enjoy lunch, a coffee or a quick bite to eat and browse a wonderful array of unique handcrafted items.
We love new stalls and are always looking for high-quality, unique and inspired handcrafted products with top-notch packaging and displays.
Click here to find out more about applying to be a stallholder on our website.
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See all of our fabulous stalls when you visit Old Bus Depot Markets on our Market days
Kids in the Shed
Find your inner child or just enjoy this family day out for children, parents and grandparents.
Find your inner child or just enjoy this family day out for children, parents and grandparents. Why visit? For the markets’ lively atmosphere and the buzzing energy levels of all the kids alone! With lots of entertainment, face painting, yummy things to eat, and stacks of products especially for kids, the place teems with little ones having loads of fun. Stallholders and items you’ll find: Bright, funky, modern and wearable handmade clothes for little boys and girls, the latest and grooviest accessories, handcrafted toys, artworks for kids’ rooms and much more.
Immerse yourself in creativity with the region’s textile artists showcasing and selling their work.
Immerse yourself in creativity with the region’s most talented textile artists showcasing and selling their work. Why visit? Now in its tenth year, Creative Fibre is your opportunity to engage with the region’s textile artists – people who design, print on fabric, weave, make baskets, knit, hand dye fabric – learn about the processes involved, and take home original works. Stallholders and items you’ll find: Beautifully handcrafted home wares and clothing. The Australian National University’s School of Textiles showcase student work, plus have information about courses. Other regional guilds also participate.
Browse your way through the aisles of collectables and small antiques at the third and final Portobello Road event for the year.
Browse your way through the aisles of collectables and small antiques at our third and final Portobello Road event for the year. Why visit? To fossick through an eclectic mix of quirky and interesting treasures. The fun is in the hunt as you never know what you might find amongst the stalls. Stallholders and items you’ll find: Everything from Scandinavian mid century chairs, bright and colourful vases and cut lace tablecloths, to oil lamps, antique cuff links, Parisian buttons and old trading card collections. Rummage through a stack of old suitcases, funky lamp shades, tea cups and saucers and ceramic and glass flying ducks to decorate your home. Retro decorative art blends with antique jewellery, china and art glass, silver, linens and restored pieces.
Green Savvy Sunday
Participate in Canberra’s first interactive market which brings together products and community groups focused on domestic green sustainable living.
Participate in Canberra’s first interactive market which brings together products and community groups focused on domestic green sustainable living. Why visit? To discover the latest in green technology for the home environment, buy specialist green/sustainable products, and speak to a variety of government agencies and companies about what programs, assistance and products they provide to the community and householders. Indulge in some organic food and discover just how many of our stallholders make products using ecological methods/ materials. Stallholders and items you’ll find: Products made using low energy, organic techniques or recycled materials, delicious organic food to enjoy, information on relevant initiatives — all types of green products, displays and demonstrations of the latest in green technology for the home to inspire and encourage us to embrace a more sustainable way of living
The Jewel of Canberra
Step inside a giant jewellery box for the day with exquisite works from some of the region’s best jewellery designers and artists.
Step inside a giant jewellery box for the day with exquisite works from some of the region’s best jewellery designers and artists. Why visit? To browse the many jewellery stalls and find a unique handcrafted piece of jewellery to make you stand out from the crowd. You’ll find a large range of jewellery styles, price points and individual pieces because the stallholders are all independent designers and craftspeople who work within a small business environment. Stallholders and items you’ll find: Jewellery made from silver, recycled metal art, pearls, precious and semi precious stones, resin, glass, ceramics and much more.
For a complete calendar listing, please check Old Bus Depot Markets website.
Ph: (02) 6239 5306 (02) 6295 3331