Etsy South Australia is collaborating with Plant 4 Bowden Markets this year to present a very special event.

Open 12 - 9pm (extra long trading hours to suit everyones needs), Plant 4 Bowden Markets, is located at Plant 4, 1 Third St, Bowden. 

Gifted Christmas market will be located for one day only on the 17th December, in the fabulous Plant 4 Bowden and the lovely Bowden Park, the weekend before Christmas. This will be the best place for you to stock up on last-minute gifts and food supplies at our one-stop Christmas market. Buying gifts and food from Gifted will support local producers, makers and creatives, so why not do all Christmas shopping with us this year.

Gifted Christmas Market will be the best market to find Adelaide’s finest local gift makers, with over 100 festive stalls to browse and enjoy. There will be a bounty of wonderful hand-crafted wares, Christmas cards and gorgeous gift wrap created by local artists, plus a convenient gift wrapping station. Find gifts for the quirky, the special, the hard to please, as well as the lovely, young, old, male, female and everyone in between: all those people on the end of your Christmas list that get left to the last minute or end up in the too hard basket

There will be plenty of fun activities for the community and kids, like face painting, henna, free craft tables and a free photo booth.

Plant 4 Markets will be open as per usual from 8am and going right through until closing at 9pm. You will be able to eat your way through the day enjoying breakfast, lunch and dinner with a festive overtone from all of your favourite stall holders and in-house eateries like: Beach Organics, The Lost Loaf, Voula’s, San Jose, Francesco’s Cicchetti, Ozzie Gozleme, Mazzi’s Kitchen, Veggie Velo, Parwana, Cocoanuts, Live a Little Gelato, Adelaide Paella, Sweet Nectar, The Tea Catcher, Juice Quest, Milkless, Bob Bowls, Let Them Eat, Eles Wyn Pies, Evi’s Grecian Delights, Loukoumi Kitchen, Popsicool, Ali’s, Simply Sarj, Cikolatte, Chocolique and more.

The Plant 4 Bar will tempt you with some Chrissy cocktails as well as local beer, wine and cider. There will be Christmas food hampers and all the Plant 4 stall holders full of festive cheer.

If you have any queries about Gifted, please contact:
[email protected] or go to the Etsy South Australia website

If you have any quieries about Plant 4 Bowden, please contact Jono: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or go to the facebook page


Hello amazing makers, creators and stall holders of SA!

We are excited to open stall holder applications for this years amazing Christmas gift event, called "Gifted Christmas Arcade" Don't miss it! Presented by the fabulous team from Etsy South Australia (Captain Helen Rooney) and Georgia Gabrielle (Flinders Street Market Event Coordinator) who have a brilliant track record of hosting fantastic, well-attended Christmas and Etsy special events.

We would like to invite you now to apply for: 

Gifted Christmas Arcade at Plant 4
Saturday 17th December (It is the weekend before Christmas, often the busiest sales week of the year in retail)
12pm-9pm (Please note extra-long Christmas trading hours)
Plant 4, Bowden 

Gifted Christmas Arcade will be located for one day only in Plant 4. On the day of Gifted,  we are anticipating that Plant 4 (open 8am - 9pm) will be bustling with customers as people stock up for their last minute food purchases the week before Christmas. So it will be two huge markets next door to each other! We expect great crowds, as both markets compliment each other for our customers complete Christmas shopping needs. When buying your gifts and food from either of these delightful markets you will be supporting local producers, makers and creatives so why not do all of your Christmas shopping with us this year.
There is ample parking available at the venue but as both large market events are on, we will urge patrons to carpool or take public transport to Bowden. There is a train and (free) tram that will drop you within 5 minutes walk of Plant 4. 
 At Gifted you can expect a bounty of wonderful gift makers selling their wares, gift wrapping station, Christmas card illustrators, delicious snacks, fresh juices, ice creams and bar facilities. Plus some sweet music beats for a cheery Christmas vibe and other Christmas entertainment. Customers can also collect some freebies, such as free lucky dip and posters  (while stocks last). There will be free activities for kids too.

Selection Criteria 
We are looking for exemplary products to suit interesting people and so we are calling for stalls that showcase the best handmade gifts, most delicious treats and irresistible accessories. 
Stocking filler makers are encouraged to apply as well as makers of celebration food and drinks.
Stalls will be open to both Etsy South Australia team members (please note this is not the Etsy Adelaide team) and there is a limited number of stall spaces for other local creatives wanting to participate. Special consideration will be given to those that stock gifts for the quirky, the special, the hard to please, as well as the lovely, young, old, male, female and everyone in between: all those people on the end of your Christmas list that get left to the last minute or end up in the too hard basket.

Market novices are welcome to apply as well as market veterans. 

Stalls may be shared but both stallholders must apply and be accepted. One of those parties will be invoiced for the full amount. Arrangements can be made by emailing This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view

You will need:    
Public Liability insurance cover.
Your own trestle tables, chairs and festive setup. 
Cash float (optional: eftpos, PayPal or Square facility).

2 stall sizes are offered:
1.5x3m $108
3x3m   $188

Power is limited for those that need it for their products.

Setup will be available on Friday 16th with further details to successful applicants.

If you think your stall fits the bill please send your application via the link below. If you have any questions please email [email protected] Applications close on November 10th. Late and unsuccessful applications will be placed on a waiting list. Applicants will be notified via email within 1 week of applications closing. After that date offers will be made as vacancies in categories arise, from those most suitable on the waiting list.

An intensive promotional campaign is underway via posters, flyers and traditional media and our huge reach through our extensive Etsy South Australia and Flinders Markets social media channels will launch soon. Renewal SA and Bowden are also on board to help promote and ensure this double market extravaganza is the most exciting Christmas event for Adelaide this year.  

Click this link to access the application form:

Good luck and best wishes for a successful end of year market season!

Helen Rooney
Etsy South Australia team captain