Yorkshire Christmas Markets 2023


Yorkshire's Festive Christmas Markets in 2023

Yorkshire is ablaze with festive spirit during the holiday season, boasting an array of Christmas markets across its charming towns and cities. Whether you're seeking unique gifts, indulgent treats, or a magical atmosphere, these markets offer something special for everyone. Here's a roundup of the Christmas markets in various locations across Yorkshire. We've included  Christmas markets from across Yorkshire which last for longer than two days.

York Christmas Festival

Location: York city centre, including St. Nicholas Fair, Parliament Street, and various locations.
Dates: Late November to late December (specific dates vary yearly)
What's On: St. Nicholas Fair transforms the city with traditional market stalls offering crafts, gifts, and delectable food. Expect carol singers, festive entertainment, and a joyful atmosphere.

Leeds Christkindelmarkt

Location: Millennium Square, Leeds
Dates: Late November to late December (dates vary each year)
What's On: Immerse yourself in a German-style Christmas market with wooden stalls offering toys, decorations, and German delicacies like bratwurst and mulled wine. Enjoy live music and a lively ambience.

Harrogate Christmas Market

Location: Montpellier Quarter, Harrogate
Dates: Usually late November to early December (dates vary annually)
What's On: Experience a mix of British and continental stalls offering gifts, crafts, and festive foods. Revel in live music, street performances, and a delightful festive vibe.

Sheffield Christmas Market

Location: Fargate and Town Hall Square, Sheffield city centre
Dates: Late November to Christmas Eve (dates vary yearly)
What's On: Browse through stalls offering crafts, gifts, and traditional German fare such as sausages and crepes. Live music and entertainment add to the festive cheer.

Haworth Christmas Market

Location: Haworth Main Street
Dates: Usually late November (specific dates vary yearly)
What's On: Step into a Victorian-themed Christmas market in the picturesque village of Haworth. Traditional stalls, entertainment, and a nostalgic atmosphere await visitors.

Scarborough Christmas Market

Location: Various locations in Scarborough
Dates: Events and markets vary each year; check local listings closer to the holidays.
What's On: Scarborough hosts various Christmas events, including markets and festive fairs. Look out for traditional stalls, entertainment, and seasonal activities across the town.

Bradford Christmas Market

Location: Bradford city centre
Dates: Specific dates vary annually; check local event calendars or official websites for details.
What's On: Embrace the holiday spirit at Bradford's Christmas Market, featuring stalls offering gifts, crafts, delicious treats, and seasonal entertainment.

Malton Christmas Food and Gift Market

Location: Malton town centre
Dates: Annually; check local listings for specific dates.
What's On: Explore a delightful market featuring local produce, crafts, and gifts, perfect for festive indulgence and finding unique presents.

Northallerton Christmas Market

Location: Northallerton High Street area
Dates: Check local listings for updated information on the annual market.
What's On: Expect stalls, entertainment, and a festive atmosphere at Northallerton's Christmas Market in the town centre.

Christmas at The Piece Hall, Halifax

Location: The Piece Hall, Halifax
Dates: Late November to late December (specific dates vary yearly)
What's On: The Piece Hall transforms into a winter wonderland during the festive season. Expect a dazzling array of Christmas lights, beautifully decorated stalls offering unique gifts, crafts, and delicious seasonal treats. Visitors can enjoy live music, entertainment, and perhaps even meet Santa Claus. The stunning architecture of The Piece Hall adds to the magical ambiance, making it a must-visit destination during the holidays.

Each one of these Yorkshire's Christmas markets promise a a slightly different and unique vibe from one another with their very own delightful blend of festive cheer, unique locally made gifts, delicious locally made treats, and that magical Yorkshire ambiance.

Please note that specific dates, stall offerings, and activities may vary each year, so be sure to check local event calendars, official town websites, or social media pages for the most up-to-date information.

Plan your visits and get into the festive spirit with a visit to one of these charming Yorkshire Christmas markets and remember to share your snaps and experiences with us over on our Facebook and twitter pages.