Christmas Market in Victoria Square by Dirty Girl Kitchen

The Dirty Girl Kitchen Artisan Christmas Markets will feature food, arts and crafts, and entertainment.

Rebecca Sullivan, founder of Dirty Girl Kitchen and Granny Skills, has prepared a mighty market for this Christmas/New Year period. In partnership with The Market Shed, Victoria Square will come alive over Friday, December 12 and Saturday, December 13. The Dirty Girl Kitchen Artisan Christmas Markets will feature food, arts and crafts, and entertainment. The pop-up event is mostly free, with music, decoration-making and gingerbread classes, and cooking demonstrations all costing punters zilch. Other parts of the event, such as the bring-a-plate potluck shared feast on Saturday, are practically free.

Food & drink

Richard Gunner and Feast Fine Foods will be cooking up gourmet kangaroo and crocodile hotdogs; the Passionate Foodie will serve salt-n-pepper squid; Orana’s Joshua Picken will set up a pop-up stall. Vegetarians will be pleased to see Wild Thymes, while carnivores can salivate over Low & Slow American BBQ. The Market Shed – cooking-stage partner for the market – will be bringing along some stallholder friends, such as The Tea Catcher, Francesco’s Cicchetti, Nurish. Delish & Nutrish, and Raw Life. These stalls will operate for both days, but The Rose & Radish Garden Farm will be Friday only, and Bona Food on Saturday only. As for drinks, Scott Wines, Fall From Grace, Paracombe Perry and Mismatch Brewery will be keeping adult thirsts quenched. The Gentle Folk, this year’s winners of The Adelaide Review Hot 100 SA Wines, will be stepping back from the wine and presenting a cider bar. Non-alcoholic beverages will be looked after by Nurish raw juice, Mischief cold brew and Combi Coffee. Finally, dessert is on Loca Pops and Evercream Gelato.

Gifts & goodies

After you’ve stuffed yourself silly, the market has plenty of eye treats and gift ideas to tempt. “Nana’s Cupboard” will be open, filled with vintage kitchenware to peruse; Closet Collective will look after your needs for vintage threads. Aside from ready-made gifts from local creatives, visitors are welcome to join in a number of DIY workshops. Some sessions, such as gingerbread- and decoration-making, are for children. Adults can pick up some Granny Skills with DIY jam and pickling workshops. Stallholders include: Aldna Farm Babycakes Beckle and Olive Beth Newton Designs Chocoholics Colour This Dirty Girl Kitchen Dragon’s Blood Fine and Dandy Fresh Ginger Friends with Benefits Gracious Sweets Honey Lady Jan Designs Newa Decor Perrymans Bakery Pretty by Pip Round Window Design Steven ter Horst Chocolatier Taronga Orchard Wheatons Store (pork) Follow the Facebook event for updates

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