Leeds Christkindelmarkt

Christkindelmarkt 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.

Millennium Square will once again be transformed into a scenic winter village featuring over 40 traditionally decorated wooden chalet stalls selling a wide range of seasonal gifts, toys decorations and the best in authentic German food and drink, together with cosy indoor venues, family entertainment and the traditional Christmas Carousel ride.

Open from 10.30am to 9.30pm Monday to Saturday and 10.30am to 7.30pm on Sundays from Fri 8 November. In respect of Remembrance Day commemorations, the market will not open until 12pm on Sunday 10th November.

Harrogate Christmas Market

This year’s Harrogate Christmas Market will take place from Thursday 14th to Sunday 17th November 2019.


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! Among the highlights will be the large Craft and Gift Marquee and a Food and Drink Marquee with café-style tables and chairs for visitors to relax and enjoy the Yorkshire produce on offer.

Funfair Rides for the little ones to enjoy as well as musical entertainment by local buskers.

The Christmas Market is surrounded by Harrogate’s vibrant town centre with fabulous shopping, cafe culture, fine cuisine, grand and cosy hotels as well as a glamorous heritage as a European spa town. All within walking distance of the Christmas Market.

Grassington Dickensian Festival

Grassington’s legendary Dickensian Festival is 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.

There is a full entertainment programme over two weekends, with bands, buskers and Victorian street entertainers and for the children, a chance to meet Santa in his hideaway grotto and to take part in a torchlit nativity procession.

Grassington offers a fantastic festive shopping experience, with a traditional Christmas Market in the village square and all the shops brimming with stunning Christmas gift ideas.

When you have worked up an appetite, you will be spoilt for choice with the delicious food served by the pubs, cafes, hotels and outdoor stalls.

Otley Victorian Fayre and Christmas Market

Otley Victorian Fayre was originally the brainchild of Otley Chamber of Trade. They wanted to give the town’s 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. The first Fayre was held in 1985 and was an immediate success.

It is a free community event that takes place within a large road closure in the centre of Otley. This year it is on Sunday 1st December and runs from Noon to 6pm.

There are approximately 100 stalls, street entertainers, donkeys, indoor craft stalls at the Black Horse Hotel and a traditional fairground.

The fayre is organised by the Otley Town Partnership (OTP) who are a voluntary organisation, led by a Board of Directors, which undertakes a broad range of community based activities to promote Otley for the benefit of the town.

Skipton Yuletide Festival & Christmas Market

The AWARD WINNING annual Skipton Christmas Markets features over 100 market stalls. Two full days of festive entertainment for all the family, taking place on Sunday 1st and Sunday 8th of December, starting at 10am.

Everything from a live music stage playing a whole host of your favourite Christmas songs – from Fairytale of New York to Rudolph the Red Nosed Reindeer!

All the Christmas food and drink you can imagine – Mulled wine, Mince Pies, German Bratwurst, Baileys Hot Chocolate, Schokokuss.. the list goes on!

Choirs, brass bands, real reindeer, Santa in his grotto, snow machines, donkeys, festive walkabout entertainment, torchlight procession.. There is something for everyone at the Skipton Christmas Markets!

Malton Christmas Food and Gift Market

Open across the weekend of Saturday 7th and Sunday 8th December.

The Christmas version of the 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 Christmas market will be awash with all the festive foodie goodies that you would expect and some unique gifts too. Expect figgy puddings, perfectly-prepared turkey and goose, award-winning macarons, mulled wine, chestnuts, gin and much more!

Set in and around the Milton Rooms and located in Malton’s central Market Place, the Christmas market trades from 9am to 3pm.

Thanks to Welcome to Yorkshire for all their help and assistance, for more information on other Yorkshire Christmas Markets visit;



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