Nothing raises your Christmas joy quite like a fabulously festive market. All those inspirational stalls packed with gorgeous gift ideas – plus it’s Christmas tradition to have a cheeky mulled wine as you browse!
To really make the most of the holiday atmosphere, extend your visit with a trip to the theatre, a meal or even an overnight stay. That way you’ll avoid all the crowds and can truly relax and enjoy the season.
To help you get your fill of festive cheer, our elves have found the best Christmas markets near you.
Experience Skipton's Christmas Market
This well-established market brings together a range of stalls that runs the entire length of the High Street. You’ll be spoilt for choice and it’s a great place to pick out gifts for your friends and family. As well as opportunities for present buying, there’s Christmas entertainment at locations all around town creating a truly magical atmosphere. Anyone who enjoys carol singing is in for a treat. From 4pm, a procession through the High Street ends with a traditional Christmas carol singing service in the grounds of Holy Trinity Church – a festive way to end to the day.
Sunday 4th and Sunday 11th December
Beverley’s Festival of Christmas
Discover the spirit of Christmas (along with festive pressies galore!) at this fabulous Victorian market. There’s a Christmas parade, exciting street entertainment and Santa with his reindeer.
Sunday 11th December
A Knaresborough Christmas celebration
Kick off the countdown to Christmas at this wonderfully festive event in a picturesque market town. A wealth of local talent awaits at quality stalls and quirky shops, with lively entertainment for extra yuletide cheer. Extend the joy further by saving 25% with a DUO ticket when two adults travel together.
Saturday 3rd - Sunday 4th December