2023 End of Year French Markets and Festivals

Discover the end of year French markets and festivals happening around the country and immerse yourself in French culture with out leaving Australia!

Written by Sacreblue!

03 Nov 2023

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End of Year French Markets and Festivals

This end of year, there will be plenty of opportunities to immerse yourself in French culture all whilst remaining in the country!
Read on to discover the end of year French markets and festivals happening around the country in November and December.


La Grande Fête de Telopea | Saturday 4 November

Location: Telopea Park School, 25 New South Wales Cres, Barton ACT 2600
Organised by Telopea Park School

Go on a trip to France… without leaving Canberra! Telopea Park School’s La Grande Fête is one of the largest public school fêtes in the ACT, there’s something for everyone including delicious food, carnival rides, the annual Canberra French Car Clubs display, live entertainment, clothing, books and market stalls.

Pre-purchase your Durkins Carnival Rides tickets, $30 for ride-all-day tickets on the Super Cha, Dodgem Cars, Giant Slide, Cup and Saucer, and Disco Show!

The French Market de Killarney Heights | Sunday 5 November

Location: Killarney Heights Public School, 10 Tralee Ave, Killarney Heights NSW 2087
Organised by FANS –  the French speaking Association of the North Shore & Killarney Heights Public School

From a small local school party attended by the nearby community, to an iconic event welcoming 70 vendors, the French Market is recognised as the French cultural celebration bringing people together from all over Sydney and beyond; this is one of the biggest French cultural highlights in New South Wales. This year will be the 17th edition of the French Market. Head on over to enjoy a piece of France!

More info / tickets



Xmas Market by the AF Melbourne | Friday 1 – Sunday 3 December

Location: Madame Brussels Lane / Spring place, 2 Lonsdale St, Melbourne VIC 3000
Organised by AF Melbourne

Gift hunter, francophiles and market-lovers alike, save the date.
More info to come soon including a program of stalls selling items crafted by French artisans, food and wine & many surprises!

More info here



Marché de Noël by the Lycée Condorcet | Sunday 3 December

Location: Lycée Condorcet the International French School of Sydney, 758 Anzac Parade, Maroubra NSW 2035
Organised by le Lycée Condorcet

Craftsmanship, beauty and art de vivre are the epitome of French culture. We’re excited to contribute to supporting authentic craftsmanship, gastronomy, traditional food and beverages, and to put local and international unsung heroes of creativity into the spotlight.

Like our school, we aim to make our marché de Noël something above and beyond a regular Christmas market. For us, it is a joyous and convivial event welcoming Sydney market-goers to experience the very best of French culture, style and cuisine, as well as local and international talent, right here in the sunny eastern suburbs.

More info / tickets



La Guinguette: the Alliance Française Summer Garden Fest Opening | Saturday 2 December

Location: Village Green, Unley Oxford Terrace & Rugby Street
Organised by l’Alliance Française d’Adélaïde

Fun for the whole family, we are bringing the open air sensation taking over French summers, right here to Adelaide. Celebrate summer with us on a special day filled with food, drinks, live entertainment and activities for children and adults, specially crafted by our team at the Alliance Française. Come along for a community celebration in the sun à la française!

More info / tickets

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