It’s been noted on other sources that the 2019 event is NOT going ahead. Please check back here later for information on the 2020 event.
The Christmas Fare is a celebration of sustainable, locally produced food that has been handmade by some of New South Wales’ most talented chefs, producers and farmers.
Christmas Fare 2020 Date, Prices & Time, Hyde Park Barracks, Sydney
Find an excellent assortment of culinary finds, including artisanal, seasonal, and locally made food created by urban farmers, chefs, and boutique producers. Attendees will also have the opportunity to create their very own customized gift hampers and shop for artisan wares. Everything you will need for the Christmas table can be found here. Gourmet and produce goods from Eat Me Chutneys, Pukara Estate, Bilpin Bush Honey, Cornersmith, Jam Bandits, Cicada Chocolate, Black Pantry Marshmallows, and more have been showcased in the past.
The Christmas Fare is also an excellent place to grab dinner. Ready to eat meals will be cooked right on site. As you browse and check out vendors, indulge in a festive drink from one of the pop-up bars; with performances and live music providing evening entertainment for shoppers. The museum will be having pop-up booths as well, selling toys, books, and games for those looking for more Christmas gifts. Entrance is free of charge, and the event is open to all ages.
The Christmas Fare has become a firm and beloved annual fixture on Sydney’s calendar since it began in 2013. It’s an event for all ages. It helps to bring the spirit of Christmas alive!
The event takes place from 4pm to 9pm at the Hyde Park Barracks Museum – a World Heritage Park-listed location. The venue is right next to The Mint, on the southern end of Macquarie Street and is just a 5-minute walk from the St James Station. Alternatively, it’s a 10-minute away from the Martin Place Station.
The nearest bus stop is found on Elizabeth Street; five minutes away by foot. The venue doesn’t have any on-site public parking, although cars and buses can drop off and pick up passengers around the corner on Prince Albert Road.