Christmas is in the air and the big man himself is heading into town with the Macedon Ranges newest family fiesta – The Children’s Market. The inaugural indoor/outdoor market kicks off on Saturday December 3. Kids can get up close with farm animals, build forts and towers with Green Hat Workshop, play pretend fairies with face painting, climb on cubbies, ride ponies and everyone can shop for pressies and stocking fillers from clever and carefully curated makers, designers and knitters. Families can catch Santa on his Aussie stop-over for a family snap with the talented Smith and Archer. On offer is a range of snazzy polaroids, digital photos, snow domes or Christmas cards. Or fill your belly with some festive cheer and grab a cone from Ice-Cream Social, Japanese dumplings, fairy floss, lobster rolls, kids milkshakes, baked homemade cakes, or a watermelon icy pop from Wanda the vintage caravan.