Visiting the Market – Information

Our Stallholders

Shop at the Handmade Market to support small businesses, meet the maker and find unique and Australian made items.

Handmade is a proud retail supporter of the Australian Made Campaign. This means when you shop at the market, you’re guaranteed to be purchasing Australian-made!

Each market is thoughtfully curated with over 260+ designers and producers, including a dedicated gourmet food hall. Browse the full line-up of designers and producers attending the market ahead of each event.

Handmade Market Canberra 2024 Market Dates

Market information

2024 Market Dates
April 6 & 7
June 29 & 30
September 21 & 22
December 13, 14 & 15

Opening Hours
Two day events:
Saturday and Sunday 10am-4pm

Three day events:
Friday 5pm – 9pm
Saturday and Sunday 10am – 4pm

Entry to the Handmade Market is free, however we do encourage a donation to our charity door greeters if you can upon entry. All money collected goes to helping those in need in the ACT region.

Low Sensory Shopping Hour
Handmade is proud to offer our Low Sensory Shopping Hour on the Sunday morning of the market between 9am and 10am. Find out more information on our Low Sensory Shopping Hour page.

Visiting the Market. Young family walking

Venue facilities

The Handmade Market is held in the Budawang, Parkes and Coorong pavilions at Exhibition Park in Canberra (EPIC).

Need help finding us? Please see the map below.

Toilets and Baby Change Facilities
Toilets can be found in each pavilion at the market, with baby change facilities located in the Budawang and Coorong pavilions.

ATMs, Eftpos and Credit Card Facilities
There are no longer ATMs available at the market. Stallholders at the market accept both card and cash.

The Handmade Market is accessibility-friendly with accessible facilities, including toilets and parking. All customers parking in an accessible parking space must have a valid permit clearly displayed at all times.

How to get to the Handmade Market

If you are driving to the market, we recommend entering through Gate 4 near the Service Station/McDonalds on Stirling Avenue. Alternatively you’re welcome to enter through Gate 2 on Flemington Road.

Exhibition Park in Canberra has ample free parking available. There is also dedicated accessible parking spaces at the venue, primarily in front of the Budawang Pavilion. Parking Guards will be onsite to assist with directions to the best available car parking.

Public Transport
There are multiple public transport options to get you to and from the market. There is a light rail stop right across the road from the venue, with the light rail operating during each day of the event. There are a number of bus routes that service the venue area and a taxi pick-up and drop-off zone located at the main entrance to EPIC on Flemington Road.

Visit the Transport Canberra website for further information on transport options.

Handmade Canberra Stallholder - Kattasche
Comfy Tails International Dog Day
Handmade Canberra Stallholder Glenn Martin Photography


Handmade is proud to be a single-use-plastic free market. To help keep our market as sustainable as possible, please bring your own shopping bags to the market.


As much as we love your fur babies, unfortunately only service or assistance animals are allowed inside the venue whilst the Handmade Market is on.

What’s on in Canberra?

Why not make the most of your market visit by staying the entire weekend. Head to the Visit Canberra website and add some of Canberra’s award-winning restaurants, wineries and attractions to your weekend plans!