Recreation and Leisure

Moonlight Markets FAQs


Visitor Information

What are the dates and times of the markets?

1 November 2019, 6–10pm
6 December 2019, 6-10pm
7 February 2020, 6-10pm
6 March 2020, 6-10pm

How do I contact one of the stallholders?

Please email and describe the stallholder and what they were selling and we will do our best to find their details.

Is there food and alcohol available for purchase?

A variety of our best local food businesses participate in the Moonlight Markets. Beer and wine is also available for purchase.

Can I bring my own alcohol?

Thorndon park is not a dry zone and alcohol is able to be brought into the reserve.

Can I have a picnic at the markets?

Yes, families are able to bring their own supplies to have a picnic at the markets.

Is there a play area for children?

The playground is available for use at the markets - other activities for children will be organised per market. Please see our website, Facebook page or the Messenger for more details in the lead up to each market.

Can I get a map of the stalls?

The stalls change at every market, so at this stage we are unfortunately unable to provide a map. Please see the information stall at each market for information.

Where do I park my car?

Parking is available in the car park adjacent Thorndon Park off Hamilton Terrace, Paradise. Parking is also available on the oval which is located through the car park.

What public transport is available?

Public transport is available from the west side of King William Street, adjacent to Currie Street - Bus number 176. The ride will take approximately 42 minutes. Exit the bus at stop 29 on Gorge Road and take the first left onto Hamilton Terrace, following the road in a North East direction for approximately 3 minutes. The market will be on your left. 

Public Transport to Thorndon Park

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Can I bring my dog?

No, dogs are prohibited at all times in Thorndon Park.

Can I use a BBQ at the park during the markets?

BBQ's are located at the park, however due to the numbers attending the markets it would be very difficult to access the BBQ areas.

If I lose something at the markets, who do I call?

Any lost property is taken to the Council Offices on Monday mornings - any items will be held at Council for a week then taken to Holden Hill Police Station. Please phone Council between 8.45am and 5.15pm Monday to Friday on 8366 9222.

General Stallholder Information

What are the dates of the 2019/2020 Markets?

1 November 2019, 6 December 2019, 7 February 2020, 6 March 2020

6.00pm – 10.00pm

When do registrations open for the 2019/2020 season

Registrations will open on 1 August 2019.

What time can stallholders set up?

From 2:00pm on the day of the market.

Do I need my own marquee/ gazebo?

Yes a 3x3 marquee/ gazebo is compulsory to attend the market as the lighting is required to be fixed to the structure.

Do I require eftpos facilities?

Eftpos facilities are not compulsory. An ATM will be located near the Pavilion at each Market.

What happens in extreme heat of if it is raining?

The Campbelltown Moonlight Market is conducted in open air location, it is not a covered market and will operate in varying weather conditions including wet weather. It is the responsibility of the stallholder to bring their own covers and protection in adverse weather conditions. The market will NOT be cancelled in the event of wet or hot weather. No refunds are issued to any stallholder who does not attend or leaves early based on weather conditions. Please do not apply for a stall unless you are prepared to take the risk on weather.

Product Stallholder Applications

How do I apply for a product stall at the Markets?

Step 1

Please send an email to with a description of your business and product you are interested in selling. We also require pictures of your product and/or stall set up.

Step 2

If you are successful, we will send you an application form. This must be completed and returned to us with payment to secure your booking. Stall selection is based on availability in your product category and the suitability of your products for the market.

Step 3

When we have received your form and payment, the Market Coordinator will send you an email to confirm your site booking.

To ensure the variety of stalls at the market, we have introduced limits to the seven product categories listed below. This means that we monitor how many bookings we receive and if we reach a limit in one particular category, we may not be able to offer you a site at one market, but will always try to offer you a site for the next market. All the more reason to submit your interest and booking form promptly.

Children's Clothing/Toys: 15 sites
Jewellery: 15 sites
Clothing: 15 sites
Art & Craft: 15 sites
Homewares: 15 sites
Nutrition: 10 sites
Other: 10 sites

Who can and cannot apply?

Applications for a stall will be considered from businesses selling goods, preferably of an artesian nature.
Applications will not be considered from political, religious or lobby groups, or businesses selling services.

How much are the hire fees for a stall at the markets?

Site Fee: $110.00 incl GST per stall
Light Fee: $16.50 incl GST per stall
Product and Public Liability Insurance (if you do not have cover): $27.50 incl GST per stall

When will I know if my application has been successful?

You will be notified by email within 2 weeks of sending in your application.

Can I apply to participate in all four Markets?

Yes. However, only one site can be booked at each market.

Catering Stallholder Applications

How do I apply for a catering stall?

Priority for food stalls is to local businesses who are members of the Campbelltown Food Trail and local community groups. Depending on the number of participating businesses and the combination of food choices, a small number of food stall sites will be available to external businesses at each market. Stalls will only be confirmed in the weeks leading up to each individual market.

Applications open on the 1 August 2019. To apply, please complete the below forms and email to

2019/2020 Food Permit for Moonlight Markets for Non Food Trail Members(425 kb)

EHA Fairs and Special Events Information Sheet & Food Event Notification Form(392 kb)

How much are the hire fees for a catering stall?

Site fees for the 2019/2020 season are $175.00 inc GST per stall.

An application form will need to be completed as well as an Eastern Health Authority food permit.

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