The Big Design Market venues within Carriageworks are all-level access.

There is an access ramp at street level at 245 Wilson Street, leading to The Big Design Market entrance. The accessible drop-off and pick-up point is located on Carriageworks Way, accessed via 229 Wilson Street.

Limited accessible parking is available on Carriageworks Way. These spaces cannot be pre-booked and are subject to availability.

The closest train station with wheelchair access is Newtown Station.


Wheelchair-accessible toilets are available within the venue. Staff at the information desk can provide directions to facilities available to visitors within the venue.


There is a dedicated area for kids 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 Kids Area.


Tickets are available for purchase online prior to the event. You can also purchase tickets at the door using credit/debit card. Please note, The Big Design Market is a cashless event. There are several ticket points so queuing will be minimal. 


There may be a queue when the doors open but it usually moves quickly and you'll be through the doors within a few minutes. Check event details for opening times each day.


We'd love to hear your feedback on how we can improve your experience at The Big Design Market. Please email us on