Christmas Markets in Yorkshire 2024 Shop Local

Hull Christmas market and Victorian event

Hull Victorian Christmas Market

26th and 27th November 2023
Queen Victoria and her Consort Prince cordially invite you to join them at the Hull Museums Quarter for a splendid Victorian Christmas celebration. The Victorians transformed Christmas establishing many of the traditions we know and love today. Join us and immerse yourself in the magic of Christmas past with a wonderful selection of activities including: Victorian and Dickensian Characters (BSL), Carousel, Horse and Carriage Rides, Traditional Christmas craft activities, Traditional live music, Storytelling (BSL), Steam organ, Food and drink stalls and Market stalls.

Gourmet food hunt in York.

Gourmet Christmas Food Hunt in York

Get a flavour for festive York by indulging in a seasonal treasure hunt! Answer riddles and clues for a whirlwind tour of York's top eateries, where you'll gather ingredients from the city's merriest makers. Expect Yuletide pastries, mince pies, festive spiced drinks and speciality meats and cheeses - all from independent, local businesses!

Gauntlett Christmas Fair

Gauntlett Scouts Christmas Fair

Saturday 2nd December 2023
Gauntlett Explorer Scouts present the Christmas Fair at Whixley village Hall in aid of scout unit. Local artisan traders with crafts, gifts, decorations and delicious snacks.

St Nicholas Christmas Fair

York Christmas Market

18th November to 23rd December 2023
This year marks the 30th Anniversary of St Nicholas Fair, which has been a staple in York’s streets during the festive period since 1992. The famous alpine chalets line Parliament Street and St Sampson’s Square creating a festive wonderland, with an array of local traders and artisan products.

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Made In East Yorkshire Christmas Market

6th to 8th December 2023
The return of their Made in East Yorkshire Christmas Market in Beverley! In its 2nd year, this event will have additional themed entertainment each day and a festive feel throughout the event. This Christmas Market will celebrate produce and crafts made exclusively by East Yorkshire businesses.

Gauntlett Christmas Fair

Gauntlett Scouts Christmas Fair

Saturday 2nd December 2023
Gauntlett Explorer Scouts present the Christmas Fair at Whixley village Hall in aid of scout unit. Local artisan traders with crafts, gifts, decorations and delicious snacks.

Robin Hoods Bay Victorian Weekend

2nd and 3rd December 2023
Annual Victorian themed weekend in beautiful Robin Hood's Bay. 2023 will be the 30th Victorian Weekend from December 2nd - 3rd. Family fun past and present.

Skipton Christmas Market

3rd and 10th December 2023
Come to Skipton for Christmas and buy all your gifts from our famous market and range of independent and high street brand shops.

Thirsk Christmas Fayre

24th to 26th November 2023
Local traders, family fun and entertainment and the Big Switch On takes part on Friday evening.

Whitby Artisan Christmas Market

9th December 2023
Local traders 10am to 4pm at Whitby Coliseum.

Beverley Festival of Christmas

10th December 2023
Each year, on the second Sunday in December, the centre of Beverley is transformed into a magical Christmas shopper’s wonderland, as over 120 stalls brimming with gorgeous Christmas gifts and local treats take over the historic market town.

Leeds Winter Market

3rd December 2023
Leeds’ biggest independent Winter Market returns to the Royal Armouries, filling New Dock Hall with over 100 carefully curated independent designer makers – from artists, designers & printmakers, to florists, beauty, wellbeing, jewellery, fashion, artisan food sellers, and many more!

Sheffield Christmas Market

18th November to 24th December 2023
This market has grown from a handful of cabins on the main shopping area of Sheffield to an entire christmas experience of 50 cabins. Santas Grotto is at the heart of the event with the much loved Sleigh Bar and the traditional German Sausage grill.

Christmas Fair at Yorkshire Wildlife Park

2023 Dates To Be Confirmed
Expect a wild day of Christmas fun with a variety of stalls and entertainment to get you into the festivities this winter alongside a trip to the Yorkshire wildlife Park! So wrap up warm and join us as we get ready for the countdown to Christmas.

Christmas Craft Fair at Danby Lodge

11th and 12th November 2023
Join North York Moors at Danby Lodge and be inspired for Christmas with a range of stalls selling handmade craft and produce. Support independent small businesses whilst buying an unique Christmas gift.

Piece Hall Christmas Market

Weekends between 10th to 26th November 2023
A Christmas Market over three weekends showcasing some of the regions favourite independent food and drink producers, artisan makers and pop-up street food. Featuring 50 unique stalls with everything from homeware, jewellery, gifts and delicious food to take home.

Malton Chritmas Festival

2nd and 3rd December 2023
2 day Christmas Festival and the shopping event of the year with a giant number of festive food, non food stalls & present ideas. Expect a fabulous weekend of festive fun in and around Malton’s picturesque Market Place. Delicious food, festive gift stalls, street food, live music and family entertainment.

Meanwood Valley Urban Farm Christmas Market

2023 Date sTo Be Confirmed
Craft stalls, nativity Scene Santa carols and much more.

Kelham Island Museum Victorian Christmas Fair

2nd and 3rd December 2023
Gather under the gaslamps and celebrate the start of the festive season as the much-loved Victorian Christmas Market returns! Unique Gifts & Local Makers With over 80 market stalls selling an array of Sheffield made wares, quality gifts and seasonal goods, you'll find the perfect presents and stocking fillers for your loved ones.

Wakefield Cathedral Craft Christmas Fair

2023 Dates To Be Confirmed
Range of stalls including arts and crafts, books, chocolates, candles and much more - some great gift inspiration as we head towards Christmas. The fair is helping to raise vital funds for Wakefield Cathedral. Entry to the event is free, all welcome.

Knaresborough Christmas Market

3rd December 2023
a wonderful festive event in the picturesque North Yorkshire market town of Knaresborough, with quality stalls, independent shops, live musical entertainment, free park and ride and a spectacular firework finale at 4.30pm on the Sunday.

Charity Christmas Market at Boston Park Farm

18th November 2023
Join us at the farm on Saturday 18th November for our annual charity Christmas market. This year our chosen charity is Children’s Air Ambulance. With over 30 stalls for you to browse we are sure you’ll be able to find some lovely Christmas gift ideas or even just a special treat for yourself!

Beck Isle Museum Christmas Fair

2023 Dates To Be Confirmed
Local craft stalls, traditional stocking fillers, festive live music, pop up café, tombola and children's craft activities. Free entry.

Bradford Industrial Museum Victorian Christmas Fair

25th and 26th November 2023
With over 80 stalls brimming with food and gifts, there's sure to be something for everyone. Alongside the festive stalls there will be Scrooge, costumed characters, a concert band (because what gets you into the Christmas mood more than a bit of music), face painting and Sandy Kidz sand Art to name just a few of the amazing activities.

Henshaws Christmas Craft Fair

26th November 2023
A day filled with activities the whole family can enjoy. Including Art maker run stalls, Live music and carols, Festive food including Hot turkey sandwiches with cranberry sauce and gravy ....And much more.

Hull Victorian Christmas Market

25th November 2023
Splendid Victorian Christmas themed market with activities scheduled throughout the day to include: Traditional stalls, All For One Choir, Humberside Police Band, Historic Christmas Characters, Christmas themed trails and Lord Mayor’s Christmas Tree Exhibition

Worsorough Mill Christmas Craft Fair

2023 Dates To Be Confirmed
Join for a fun and festive craft fair. Browse the wonderful range of Christmas gift ideas and enjoy some delicious food and drink while you are here. its the perfect way to start the festive season. Free entry

Scarborough Sparkle at Scarborough Open Air Theatre

29th November to 1st December 2024
Scarborough Sparkle, the theatre’s magical and enchanting Christmas wonderland weekend, sponsored by O’Briens Funfair, Catering & Stage Hire. It’s the perfect event to experience the warm and fuzzy festive feeling, sample great food and drink, and get a head start on Christmas gift shopping.

Light Up Haworth Weekend and Artisan Market

2nd and 3rd December 2023
The lights across the village will be switched on this weekend. There is no switch on event, but there will be music along the cobbles across the whole weekend. There will be a festive Artisan Market in Central Park on both days across the weekend.

Barnsley Christmas Market

7th to 10th December 2023
The Glass Works Square will come alive with over 55 festive stalls from local food and drink producers to festive gifts, crafts and home ware, and the ever popular street food vendors, combining traditional Christmas fare with flavours and tastes from all over the world.

Otley Victorian Market

3rd December 2023
The Victorian Fayre is a highlight of Otley’s year and was enjoyed by an estimated 20,000 people last December. Visitors can expect the same mix of stalls, entertainment and attractions that are always so popular.

Leeds Christmas Market

24th November to 22nd December 2023
Streets and spaces all across the city centre will be hosting around 120 Bavarian-style, traditional, timber market stalls decked out in festive lighting and will include international, UK, Yorkshire and Leeds traders.

Pocklington Christmas Market

16th and 17th December 2023
Amongst the twinkling lights and delightful Christmas music will be in the region of 70 stalls, from local craft and food produce traders to totally unique gifts. All of the beautiful stalls will line the streets of the picturesque East Yorkshire market town.

Yorkshire Yuletide Village

16th and 17th December 2023
Nestled behind The Mansion House on St Helen’s Square is The Guildhall, a beautiful, historic setting for the Made In Yorkshire Annual Festive Market

Christmas Cruise and Makers Market

16th and 17th December 2023
Cruise aboard the decorated Pride of Ripon for a festive winter warmer. A treat for family and friends of all ages! Visit the Makers market in the canal basin.

Bridlington Old Town Dickensian Day and Christmas Yard Fair

3rd December 2023
Discover the stalls behind the frontages, down the alleys & passageways…. Still lots of festive street entertainment, lots of Dickensian costumes and wonderful themed foods & festive hostelries. Lots of superb high quality specialist shopping too.