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Christmas markets in Sydney

Tick off your art, fashion and knick-knack wish list at these festive Sydney markets

Stallholder at the market.
Photograph: Jacquie Manning

From arts and design markets to food fares, these Christmas markets have the goods. Sort out a little something for the whole family in one trip and drag a friend along to drop some not-so-subtle Kris Kringle hints. After the rubble of the Boxing Day sales clears, continue your holiday shopping spree guilt-free at Sydney's best ethical shops, or earn your sustainable shopper badge at these ace antique stores.

Deck the halls: here's where to pick up a real Christmas tree in Sydney, find fab, grown up stocking fillers at our favourite homewares stores, and then dress the tree and prezzies up real pretty with bows and glitter pens from the best stationery shops in the city.

Plan for a cracking NYE

Aerial shot of Sydney Harbour as the fireworks go off on New Year's Eve
Photograph: Destination NSW
Things to do, Fireworks

New Year's Eve in Sydney

Sydney's NYE celebrations are world famous, and for good reason. But no one likes crowds. Here's how to have a good time, including knowing where to pee and when to kick-on, on December 31.