All I want for Christmas is...
Here's some of the calendar highlights for your area.
Christkindelmarkt, Leeds is one of the most established German Christmas Markets in the UK, with traditional wooden stalls, festive greenery, Christmas carousel ride and twinkling colourful lights all creating a unique continental festive atmosphere in the heart of Leeds city centre.
Held on The Stray in the historic Montpellier Quarter of Harrogate town centre, this four-day festive market will be filled with high quality Yorkshire and Harrogate products. This year it is expected to have nearly 200 stalls selling everything from Yorkshire cheeses and chutneys to handmade gifts and Christmas decorations. Not forgetting Santa's Grotto and real reindeer!
Celebrating the very best of local arts, country crafts and seasonal gifts, from jewellery, and ceramics to tree decorations, scented soaps and handmade chocolates. There's also a visit from Santa, traditional music and children's craft-making activities. Drop in any time
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. Santas Grotto guarantees a meeting with the big man himself with a photo opportunity and top quality gifts for every child.
Showcasing some of the region’s favourite independent craft stalls, artisan makers and pop up food and drink traders, The Piece Hall Christmas Fair is guaranteed to get you into the festive spirit.The perfect opportunity to find a special gift, enjoy a bite to eat and a warming tipple. There’ll be a carousel for the little ones to enjoy as well as live entertainment from local musicians.
The 38th year of the renowned Burley-in-Wharfedale Christmas Lights promises to be better than ever with more dazzling lights, several local community groups performing and a surprise personality to switch on the lights. There will also be outdoor market stalls and rides, an indoor craft market, refreshments and Father Christmas in his sleigh.
Treat yourself and your loved ones with gifts from over 80 independent makers selling textiles, ceramics, jewellery, prints, handmade cosmetics, candles, stationary, homeware and delicious artisan food and drink. With a mix of craft and homeware stalls – featuring some of the UK’s most talented artists and designers – plus a food and drink tent selling artisan produce made in Yorkshire and an outdoor area with a range of delicious street food.
Christmas is a time for celebration and what better way to start the festive season than with a trip to the Harrogate Country Living Christmas Fair. Meet hundreds of artisan designers and makers along with regional food producers, all under one roof. A lively programme of talks, demonstrations and hands-on workshops. Lots of ideas on things to make, cakes to bake, talents to nurture and gifts to give in the Country Living Live Theatres.
There is a fabulous Christmas Market on Saturday 30 november 2019 on the Market Place outside the Abbey from 10.00am - 5.00pm. There is entertainment throughout the day, Santa will make an appearance. The Mayor will be switching on the lights at 4.00pm. Carols with Local bands from 4.10pm - 4.30pm.
A brightly lit Christmas tree stands proudly beside the Old Market Cross. Street entertainers wander through the crowds. The shopkeepers complete the picture with their colourfully decorated windows. Welcome to Knaresborough Christmas Market.
With over 120 market stalls including Festive Food, Christmas Shop, All That Glitters Gifts and Sheffield, Made goods you'll find everything from those perfect stocking fillers to that unique surprise gift. Enjoy festive family entertainment with our Family Fairground, Music Hall Stage, Dickensian Folk, Traditional Crafts and Skills, Santa Industries Co. Grotto and Reindeer.
Nestled in the heart of the Yorkshire Dales, the picturesque village of Grassington is transported back to the time of Dickens, with shopkeepers, villagers and visitors dressed in Victorian costume. Just imagine soaking up the festive atmosphere of the cobbled streets, with a warming mulled wine or hot chocolate, next to the festive glow of an open brazier.
Otley Victorian Fayre was originally the brainchild of Otley Chamber of Trade. They wanted to give the towns shops a boost in the run up to Christmas and chose the Victorian theme because it was in the Victorian era that Christmas, as we now know it, really started.
This year the annual Richmond Town Christmas Market is being held on Sunday 8th December from 10am – 4pm. As per previous years, this is a free Christmas event for all the family to enjoy. They are already working hard to bring together an eclectic mix of stalls and market areas, selling local produce, handcrafted goods, food stalls, as well as original inspirational Christmas gift ideas.
Come to Skipton for Christmas and buy all your gifts from our famous market and range of independent and high street brand shops. The Christmas Market runs the full length of the High Street alongside many local charity and gift stalls selling everything you could want for your friends and family.
The Christmas version of our popular monthly food market but with non food gifts as well. Expect fab food, festive gift stalls, street food, live chef demos and music. Don't forget trips to Talbot Yard for stocking filler gifts!
The Beverley Festival of Christmas is one of the largest Christmas Festival events in the UK. A one day event (always the 2nd Sunday in December) brings four fantastic Victorian Christmas Market locations and a whole range of festive entertainment to Beverley Town Centre. There's over 120 stalls attending, all selling a wide variety of handcrafted products, from Jewellery to Gin - the majority of which is made within the East Riding of Yorkshire. A hugely popular event on the calendar at Christmas time.