The countdown to the happy and enjoyable festive season has already begun. It is the perfect time when you can start planning for your most awaited Christmas festival. From finding the spectacular decorations to looking for ideal presents for friends and family, you have a lot many things to enjoy.
To make you indulge more in the festive spirit, we are giving you the biggest list of much-loved Christmas fairs of 2019. Live a unique Christmas experience by visiting these unmissable fairs.
Hyde Park London
Located in London’s heart, Hyde Park is all set to immerse you in the festive season at the end of November. The Christmas event held here annually is the most well-attended and one of the most prominent events in the world. It was first held in 2007 in December with the Winter Wonderland logo. The Christmas fair tis going to take place from November 21, 2019, to January 5, 2020. The market will be full of cider, mulled wine, German beer tents, rides, and live entertainment.
If you are fond of shopping, then numerous stalls that will be part of the Christmas market at the fair will let you enjoy shopping. The total number of stalls in the market is not confirmed yet. But it is expected to be huge, and if it’s like previous years, then from Christmas ornaments to handmade toys, you will get everything in the market.
Blenheim Palace England
The Christmas market at Blenheim place will be for more than three weeks starting from November 22, 2019, to December 15, 2019. This market in the Great Court of the Palace will be full of tasty treats and festive gifts. Christmas at Blenheim Palace will run in conjunction with it.
With wooden chalets, the market looks beautiful, but the illuminated Lights Trail and themed Palace is the real treat.
Living crafts are the organisers of the market. From November 14, 2019, to November 17, 2019, enjoy unique shopping for Christmas in majestic settings here at Living Crafts. In its 12th year, it is the highlight of the season. With more than 150 British designer-makers, the market will showcase the high quality and originality of their crafts. It features a wide range of contemporary work that includes ceramics, toys, designer jewelry, festive decorations, and much more.
Christmas in Tallinn, Estonia
Tallinn in Europe holds the Best Christmas Market title. The coziness, well preserved old medieval buildings, historical location, and traditions delights at the Christmas market makes it more enjoyable. Being elected as the best Christmas market for numerous times, it is a must-watch event.
Carousels and Santa Claus keeps the children entertained. They distribute candies to those who recite verses in a better way. From winter accessories to high-quality handicrafts, the site makes you available with all. Gingerbread and hearty Christmas roasts keep the hungry tummies full during the event.
Book your tickets now to enjoy one of the world's best Christmas fairs that will be organised from November 15, 2019, to January 7, 2020.
Christmas in Bedale, Yorkshire
This Christmas, the charming Yorkshire market town, Bedale, will be wrapped in joyful festive cheer on November 30, 2019. On this one day fair, you can roam around beautiful streets and town hall to feel the excellent Yorkshire market. The festive cheers will also be seen in Bedale Hall. Located in the North End of this market place, last year there were more than 30 stalls in this historic hall. You can expect the same level of fun and enjoyment this year too.
Enjoy your festival by visiting this place where the colorful Christmas lights will be switched on by 5:30 pm. The folk of Bedale lets you enjoy the merry Christmas spirit.
Christmas Market in Budapest, Hungary
Christmas spirit sparkles in Budapest at Basilica Advent Feast. The open-air market of the festive season welcomes you to enjoy delicious international, Hungarian food, a wide range of dishes from fish, and much more. You can also get beautiful Christmas gifts for your loved ones from this festival.
Ice skating for children will attract kids at the festival. The festival that will be held from November 23, 2019, to January 1, 2020, is the market in Hungary. It is also counted among Europe’s top three Christmas markets. Every year the organizer of the market offers the most enjoyable time by setting the most attractive market for Christmas. It is also said that Santa Claus also visits Advent Feast for shopping.
Bath Christmas Market, England
The award-winning Christmas market will be back from November 28, 2019, to December 15, 2019, with above 170 wooden chalets. The traditional chalets transform Roman Baths and Bath Abbey into a beautiful wintry wonderland. This magical street also has stalls from all over the South West craftspeople. You can also enjoy ice skating and ride on a carousel.
In this 18 days magical merriment, you will come across many designers, and local makers handcrafted jewelry artisan gifts and attractive Christmas decorations. You are sure to get something special for your near ones from this superb market.
Tasty food and caramelised nuts of the market street will satisfy your appetite. Every year you discover something new and stunning in Bath Christmas Market.
“The Spirit of Christmas Fair” in Olympia London with more than 900 independent boutique traders gives you the best jewelry, home decor, gifts, and clothes. You can expect originality and high quality in the products because the expert team has selected all the sellers of the Christmas market.
How can a festive event be complete without drinks and food? Truffles, caviar puddings, tea, and a wide selection of wines let you taste the best foods and drinks here.
The Christmas fair from 4 to 10 November 2019 will let you uncover the unique and stunning treats and gifts at the market.
Bournemouth Christmas Tree Wonderland
The unique festive trail of Bournemouth from November 15, 2019, to January 2, 2020, gives you a memorable and mystical experience. More than 100 glittering trees, magical illuminations, sparkling lights, attractions, live music, and stalls give you all the reasons to enjoy.
You can also explore the Alpine market, Alpine lodge bar, and can even skate in the charming Victorian Lower Gardens. Christmas trees decorated with lights guide you through the enchanted walkway when the sky darkens. While taking a walk through the striking path, you will come across spectacular surprises.
Explore the glimmering world from Bournemouth seafront to the town centre and even beyond the coastal villages in this lovely Christmas season.
The Christmas market in Strasbourg, France, is one of the oldest and favorite in Europe. Strasbourg invites you to enjoy the true sensory journey by wandering around 300 wooden chalets in the historic centre. The Christmas market that now sets in the heart of Grande Île, the UNESCO world heritage site will enthrall every young and old with its richly decorated and illuminated streets.
During your visit to the capital of Christmas from November 22, 2019, to December 30, 2019, you will live a unique festive experience. Plan your trip now and enjoy your stay the most by booking a place to live in the heart of Strasbourg.
Edinburgh Christmas Market
From November 17, 2019, to January 5, 2020, the scenic city will host two markets- Scottish and European in the festive season. The Scottish market will set up in St Andrew Square and will showcase the best drinks and foods from different countries. It will include sausages, seafood, cakes, chocolate, and also handcrafted items.
The popular European market that is running for more than 20 years, this year will nest in East Princes Street Gardens. As the market sells most of the traditional European wares, so it is also referred to as ‘German Christmas Market.’
The stalls at the market will sell everything from bespoke and local products, gifts, and tasty treats. All this makes it a must-visit market this year.
Duke of York Square Christmas Market, Chelsea
This weekly fine foods market will observe a makeover this Christmas on December 7, 2019. From delicious champagne truffles to gingerbread biscuits, spiced chutneys, smoked salmon, and fresh fruit liqueurs, you will get all delicious foods on this day.
Taste the appetizing treats and stroll around to listen to the carol singers or go for a complimentary carriage and horse ride to enjoy the day. The 70 stores located in the area will also be offering special discounts on the products on this special day. You can look up for the best presents for your near ones on this festive fair.
Christmas Market in Vienna, Austria
Vienna, the beautiful European city, is a magical destination, and it is best to celebrate Christmas. The Christmas market in Austria is counted among the best markets of Christmas in Europe.
From the 15th of November to the 26th of December, 2019 the prettiest squares of Vienna will get transformed into enthralling Christmas markets. “Vienna Magic of Advent” is the well-known traditional market here. From City Hall Square, it turns into shinning fairy tale land during this time.
Mulled wines, tempting Christmas baking, warm drinks, carousel, sweets, tree decorations, and various other things during this Christmas fair will give you an enjoyable time.
Many other Christmas markets are also held at this time. If you are planning your Christmas in Vienna, this year, you can also visit other markets here.
Leicester Square Christmas, London
The Christmas celebration in Leicester Square is big and loud and full. The market full of tourists itself screams festive. From the 8th of November 2019 to January 5, 2020, you can look at the place to enjoy multi-cultural vibes and seasonal shopping from multiple traders.
During the Christmas celebration at Leicester square, you will get amused with the festive entertainment, food, and drinks of the market. Entrance to the fair is free, but if you would like to participate in the performances and events like Santa’s Grotto, then you will require tickets.
Cardiff Christmas Market, Wales
The Christmas market in Cardiff is returning on November 14, 2019, and will be there till December 23, 2019. Cardiff City Centre will observe the eclectic and exciting mix of returning and new exhibitors. It’s the handmade work that makes this market unique and different every year.
You can find the nicely decorated wooden stalls in St John Street, Hills Street, Trinity Street, Working Street, and Hayes. While wandering through the sparkling stall-lined Wales streets,you will experience the most wonderful time. The fantastic stalls and the festive atmosphere of Wales makes it one of the best markets of Christmas in the United Kingdom.
Christmas Fair in Erfurt, Germany
The Christmas market of Erfurt is counted as one of the best markets in Europe. Situated in the medieval town, and with Cathedral Square background, it sets the beautiful atmospheric time.
You can also get traditional crafts and specialities of Thuringian here. Delicious treats, exquisite Christmas decorations, candlelit Christmas tree, and hand-carved creche scene gives you a memorable time here. Enchanted forest with famous fairy tales picture scenes is one of the attractions for kids. From November 26 to December 22, 2019, you will enjoy the diverse entertainment here. Fairy tale plays, musicians and choirs keep visitors of every age entertained in the Christmas fair.
Christmas Fair at Kirkby Lonsdale
Get into the Christmas spirit in this three day Christmas fair that will be held from 6th to 8th of December, 2019, at Kirkby Lonsdale in the Lake District. This event features live entertainment both outside and inside the market. The outdoor market will be in Chalet village every day, while the indoor market on Saturday and Sunday in Lunesdale Hall.
You can roam around stalls and taste the delicious food during the Christmas fair. The fair also attracts thousands of shoppers Yorkshire, Lancashire and Cumbria. Though the fair is only for three days, festive entertainment runs for the whole weekend throughout the town. At this time, hostelries and local retailers all get into the festive spirit.
Make your Christmas plans now, to have an enjoyable time by visiting these unmissableChristmas fairs.