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Handmade Canberra is Canberra’s favourite handmade food & design market. We are a retail supporter of the Australian Made Campaign. This means that when you shop with us you are buying Australian made.

We hold quarterly handmade markets at the Exhibition Pavilion In Canberra (EPIC). We also run online promotions and we have one of the largest Australian Made product lists in the country in our handmade directory.

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  • ​Thank you @belindadoyledesign, we totally agree! 💙
  • How amazing is this tea pot and mug from @pinched___ ☕ ​ ​​The reduction process used by Pinched by Nevena produces a range of effects on the outcome of the glazes and therefore each piece has a unique characteristic of its own with each firing! ​ ​​​We don't know about you, but we think there is nothing better than a nice cup of tea on a cold night 🥰
  • How lovely are these photos from our recent market! 📸 ​ ​We love how these photos really captured the spirit of our first market back after 2.5 years, it was such a great weekend. ​Head over to our Facebook page to view the entire album of photos! ​ ​We can't wait to do it all again in July 💙
  • Happy World Bee Day! 🐝 ​ ​World Bee Day celebrates and spreads awareness of the significance bees and other pollinators have for our ecosystem. ​@mayasunnyhoney has one aim, that ​from beehive to jar they want to share their unique goodness with you. ​ ​Maya Sunny Honey has created a system allowing bees to go into an empty glass jar and create their honeycomb. Each jar is a mini beehive sculptured by hundreds of worker bees creating an exceptional and unique honeycomb. How cool! ​🍯
  • ​We loved seeing @twicedesigns back at our most recent market, and we know you loved seeing them too! 💫 ​ ​Twice Designs is about second chances - recycling, recontextualising and relishing the incidental beauty of all manner of vintage design.  ​ ​Did you pick up any one-off vintage pieces from Twice Designs at our recent market? We would love to know!
  • It sure is hot chocolate weather here in Canberra! ☕🍫 ​ ​Did you pick up some hot chocolate from @mixedbagmelb at our market a few weeks ago? If not make sure you pop over to their site and pick some up, because it is definitely a cold weather essential ❄️
  • ❗️GIVEAWAY CLOSED - Congratulations to our winner @tammy_james_ ❗️ 🌟 GIVEAWAY! 🌟 We're so excited to be giving away a gorgeous pair of ​Lotus Rhodolite Garnet studs from @sineadbuckney 🤩 Valued at over $190, these sterling silver Lotus stud earrings with delicate claw set rhodolite garnets are the perfect everyday earrings. The Lotus symbolises beauty rising from the muddiest of waters, and as with everything Sinead does, are gorgeous. ​ ​TO ENTER: ​1. Like this post ​2. Tag a friend in the comments  ​3. Be following us and @sineadbuckney! ​ ​The winner will be tagged in this post + contacted via Instagram DM.⁠ The competition will close on Friday 20th May.  ​ ​Good luck! 💙
  • How cute! 🌟 ​ ​@tinymoonsaustralia designs beautiful, unique and functional teething rattles and toys for babies, dummy chains and stylish silicone jewellery for the modern mum. ​ ​We all want to give our babies the best, and Tiny Moons focuses on providing the best. Their primary focus is on safety, so they have each of their teething rattle and toy designs independently tested to ensure compliance with the Australian safety standard for baby toys. ​They sure make the perfect gift for a soon-to-be mum 🍼
  • One of our favourite things about markets? Being able to touch, feel, smell and taste the products before you buy them (maybe not smell or taste these though... 😂) ​ ​Our return to markets was even better than we expected, and we were so pleased to see all of our stallholders and customers return with just as much excitement and anticipation as us!  ​ ​We would love to know what you purchased at the market, let us know in the comments! 👇
  • Happy Mother's Day to all of the wonderful mums out there 🌼 ​ ​We hope your weekend was filled with love (and perhaps some peace and quiet...) ​ ​Lovely card from @littlenoisyminer 🤍
  • Still looking for a Mother's Day present? To give you a helping hand, we’ve put together a collection of talented Australian makers who are offering gift certificates in the lead-up to Mothers Day! 🌟 ​ ​Show just how much your mum means to you this mother’s day with a thoughtful gift from an Australian small business. ​ 🔗 ​Read the entire list of designers offering gift certificates via our bio link.
  • We are SO happy to be announcing all of our upcoming market dates for the rest of 2022! 🥳 ​ ​We were so excited to finally be back for our April 30th - May 1st market, so we couldn't wait any longer to announce our dates for the rest of the year. ​ 🛍️ ​Wondering how you become a stall holder? Applications are always open so pop over to our website to read all of the information and register. ​ Time to start planning your visit! ✨
  • We are already missing last weekend's market... BUT we have good news! ​ ​We are already planning for THREE more markets this year! Keep your eyes peeled for the dates coming very soon 👀 ​ ​Here is a hint 😏
  • Thank you! 💙​ ​ ​We can’t thank you all enough for your incredible support over the weekend at our first market back since December 2019! ✨ ​ ​Thank you to everyone who visited, shopped and supported our makers over the weekend, we really couldn't do what we do without you. We also want to thank our lovely stallholders who have stuck by us for the past two years while we worked our way back to markets. You guys rock! ⁠ ​We hope to see your for our next market on July 30th and 31st! 🛍️
  • There is only an hour left! 🌟 If you’re looking for quality Australian handmade items make sure you pop down to visit us at @epiccanberra to shop! P.S. Mother’s Day is only a week away! 🛍 #handmadecbr #handmademarketcbr #canberra #handmadecanberra
  • It’s lunch time! 🤩 Pop down to choose from an amazing range of street food for lunch and even have a browse for some treats to take home! We’re here at @epiccanberra until 4pm today! 🌟
  • We’re back again for our second and final day of our market! 🌟 We hope to see you today from 10am until 4pm at @epiccanberra to shop from over 250+ of Australia’s best handmade designers and producers. We saw a fantastic turn out yesterday and we can’t thank you all enough for your support! #handmadecbr #handmademarketcbr #canberra #handmadecanberra
  • We’ve had an amazing first day! There is so much to see, taste, buy and experience! We’re here until 4pm today, and then again from 10am until 4pm tomorrow. 🛍
  • No better way to start the markets than with a cup of coffee from @guerrillaroasters ☕️ See you at @epiccanberra from 10am until 4pm today and tomorrow! 👋🏼
  • We're open! 🥳 ​ ​See you today at Exhibition Park in Canberra from 10am until 4pm!  ​ ​Have any questions? Visit our FAQ page over on our website, link in our bio.
  • Did you know Mother's Day is just over a week away! Our market this weekend is the perfect opportunity to pick up something mum will love. Here are some ideas!  ​ ​🌟 @amycreative.aus handcraft polymer clay jewellery that is bold, bright and unapologetic with a focus on quality and design. ​​ ​🌟 @pinkoasisco make the most wonderful frame purses and clutches that are a retro and modern fusion. Super fun!  ​ ​🌟 @louisemstudio produce functional tablewares and homewares that are made to be enjoyed everyday, including these gorgeous vases that every mum will love! ​ ​🌟 @zenjaustralia reed diffusers, candles and sleep spray are individually handcrafted and made with 100% pure soy wax, cotton fibre wicks, natural fragrances and essential oils.  ​ ​Shop from over 250+ Australian handmade designers this weekend from 10am until 4pm at Exhibition Park. See you there!
  • Not long now until we open our doors to our first market since December 2019! 🤩 ​ ​Find us at Exhibition Park in Canberra this Saturday and Sunday from 10am until 4pm for two amazing days of shopping from some of Australia's best handmade designers and producers!  ​ ​Do you have your shopping list ready? We sure do! Let us know what's top of your list in the comments 👇
  • Looking for something a little different? We've got you covered!  ​ Our market this weekend features over 250+ talented Australian made designers and producers, so we are sure you will find just the thing you're looking for! 🤩 ​ ​We're always in awe of how creative our community of designers are! Do you have a favourite product you've purchased? We would love to know, leave us a comment below.
  • It's nearly here! 🥳 ​ ​We're super excited to be opening our doors again this Saturday 30th April and Sunday 1st May from 10am - 4pm ​🌟  ​ ​Join us this weekend at Exhibition Park in Canberra for two fantastic days of meeting the talented makers behind the products you know and love, plus some new ones as well!  ​ ​We have had questions asking if you need a ticket - no you don’t! We will just need everyone to check in via the Check in CBR app upon arrival ✔️ ​ ​Want more info? Visit our bio link to read our market FAQ page 💭
  • They shall grow not old, as we that are left grow old; Age shall not weary them, nor the years condemn. ​ ​We will remember them.