Knaresborough Christmas Market

Christmas Market


Knaresborough Christmas Market Weekend - Saturday 7 and Sunday 8 December 2019


Wander through the streets of Knaresborough and discover bustling stalls offering seasonal goods, gifts and delicious locally sourced produce. 

Explore the busy shopping areas surrounding the market - full of independent shops offering speciality items and a warm Yorkshire welcome.


Visit one of the market’s hot food stalls or get into the festive spirit with a mulled wine or mince pie. 

Enjoy a leisurely drink or meal in one of Knaresborough's many pubs, cafes or restaurants, located throughout the town centre and by the riverside. 

Christmas Market Weekend Free Entertainment

A wide variety of local artists will be performing in the Market Place


Witness the famous viaduct river view from the historic castle ruins, take the fun town window trail or simply enjoy a stroll along Waterside.

From the Market Place, follow Kirkgate down to the train station and onwards to the stunning Christmas Tree Festival at St John’s Church, with over 100 beautifully decorated trees.


Stay over in one of the many local hotels or guest houses and take time to enjoy all Knaresborough and the surrounding area has to offer. 

From the historic City of York to the Yorkshire Dales National Park and World Heritage site Fountain’s Abbey, there is so much to see on your doorstep.

How to find us

Located just a few miles from Harrogate in North Yorkshire, the historic market town of Knaresborough is easily accessible by road, rail or bus. The town is less than 5 miles from the A1 and is connected to national transport routes via regular trains from Leeds and York.


A FREE Park and Ride is available all weekend from the GSPK car park on Manse Lane to the bus station next to the Market Square.

About us

The Knaresborough Christmas Market is a ‘Not for Profit’ enterprise organised by:

Knaresborough Rotary, Knaresborough Chamber of Trade and Knaresborough Lions 

Photos by Charlotte Gale Photography 

Market Opening Times

Saturday 7 December ~ 10am - 5pm

Sunday 8 December ~ 10am - 4.30pm

Firework Finale ~ Sunday 4.30pm

Round off your Christmas Market weekend with a spectacular firework finale, best viewed from Knaresborough’s historic Castle Top.


07/12/2019 - 08/12/2019

Opening Hours

Sun 10:00 16:30
Sat 10:00 17:00


  • On-Site Parking
  • Child Friendly
  • Food & Drink Available

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