The Big Design Market brings Sydney the best and most creative independent designers for three days of shopping and fun!
The Big Design Market is a fantastic place for Christmas shoppers and for those who love original and unique gifts.
The Big Design Market Sydney 2023 Dates, Activities, Showbags & Exhibitors
Expect a fresh lineup of boutique homewares, hand-made ceramics, limited-edition art prints, Australian-made fashion, unique jewellery, stationery and much more!
There are also some wonderful options for those who place value on ethical production, sustainability, quality, originality and good design. There are hundreds of distinctive options and gifts for sale that are sure to satisfy the conscious shopper.
The market has been consciously laid out to be family-friendly. There is ample room in the aisles to ensure there is plenty of room for prams to make their way around the market easily. There is also plenty of room for those who want to stop and chat with friends without congesting the aisles.
The little ones are also looked after at the Big Design Market. There are exclusive show bags, workshops and creative activities throughout the day to keep them occupied.
There is a dedicated area for kid’s activities at the back of the event where children and their families can participate in calming activities, including crafts and colouring-in. Tables and chairs are provided for children, and staff are available to assist with the activities. Coffee and snacks are easily accessible next to the Kid’s Area.
Tickets are available for purchase online prior to the event. You can also purchase tickets at the door using a credit/debit card. Please note that The Big Design Market is a cashless event. There are several ticket points, so queuing will be minimal. Exhibitors will have Eftpos and credit card facilities available.
Whether you’re on foot, cycling or using public transport, getting to The Big Design Market is easy. Carriageworks is located in a residential area on Wilson Street, Eveleigh. It’s strongly recommended to arrive by public transport or rideshare as there is extremely limited on-street parking.
There are two entry points to The Big Design Market. Visitors may enter via the main Carriageworks stairs at 245 Wilson Street or via Carriageworks Way, accessed via 229 Wilson Street.
Carriageworks is easily accessible by train. Walk eight minutes from Redfern Station, ten minutes from Macdonaldtown Station or 15 minutes from Newtown Station. The closest station to Carriageworks is Redfern Station.
Bus routes 422, 423, 426, 428, 370, 352 stop on City Road at Codrington Street, a five-minute walk from Carriageworks.