Christmas Markets and Fairs Across Norfolk in 2019
Published date: November 2019
Christmas markets and fairs in Norfolk are a real festive treat, with mulled wine, mince pies and maybe even the chance to meet the big man himself. Here are some of the best Christmas markets around Norfolk, with gifts galore just in time for Christmas.
Christmas Fair – Holt Hall
Saturday 23rd November – Sunday 24th November 2019
Set in 75 acres of stunning parkland and woods, Holt Hall is a beautiful house located just outside the Norfolk village of Holt. There will be over 65 stalls selling an array of innovative, unique and quality Christmas gifts, many of which are locally made. These include local food and drink, clothing, crafts, paintings, plants, Christmas wreaths, decorations, glassware, art, soft furnishings, candles, pottery, make-up and skin care. An impressive 15-foot Christmas tree and log fire will greet visitors at the entrance hall. There will be refreshments available including crepes, handmade pizzas, cakes, pastries and seasonal hot and cold drinks.
Tickets are available at half hourly intervals to avoid overcrowding of the Hall and entry is from 9.30am – 3.30pm, closing at 5.00pm. It’s a ticket only event costing £3.50 per person for adults and children 5 years and over.
For further details, please visit their website.
Holt Hall Christmas Fair - Holt Hall, Kelling Road, Holt, Norfolk, NR25 6RT
Christmas Market – Jane Austen College
Saturday 23rd November 2019
Between 11.00am and 4.00pm Jane Austen College will be hosting a Makers’ Bazaar Christmas market with 30+ stalls selling locally handmade gifts, perfect for Christmas. Refreshments available including waffles and cakes and entry is FREE.
Christmas Market - Jane Austen College, Colegate, Norwich, Norfolk, NR3 1DD
Pensthorpe Christmas Market – Pensthorpe Natural Park
Sunday 24th November 2019
This popular Christmas market at Pensthorpe returns this year on Sunday 24th November 2019. Providing a welcome change from the hustle and bustle of the high street, there will be pop-up food, drink and craft stalls and lots of bespoke creations and unique gift ideas including delicious foody gifts, with many made by local Norfolk producers. There will also be live music, plus complimentary mulled wine and mince pies for members.
Pensthorpe Christmas Market will be open from 10am – 4pm and will be situated in their courtyard hub area, so there is no need to pay to visit the Christmas Market. They are however offering reduced admission for entry into the park on the day of the Christmas Market (Sunday 24th November 2019 only) at £8pp, with under 3s free.
To find out more, please visit their website.
Pensthorpe Christmas Market - Pensthorpe Road, Fakenham, Norfolk, NR21 0LN
Christmas Fayre - Great Yarmouth
Friday 29th November – Sunday 1st December 2019
The Great Yarmouth Christmas Fayre is FREE to enter and takes place in the Priory Centre and inside Great Yarmouth Minster. This annual 3-day Christmas extravaganza has craft, food and gift stalls and festive entertainment including Santa’s Grotto at the Priory Centre.
Deepdale Christmas Market – Burnham Deepdale
Friday 29th November – Sunday 1st December 2019
This will be the 11th annual Deepdale Christmas Market, taking place on Friday 29th November, Saturday 30th November and Sunday 1st December 2019 in the beautiful north Norfolk village of Burnham Deepdale. Discover unusual and unique presents, decorations and food and drink from over 120 local artisans and producers. Look out for tasty treats, wreaths, cheese, soaps, glassware, bags, photographs, accessories, toys, books, homewares, biscuits, chutneys, jewellery, tea, beer, cordials and more. There is sure to be something for every conceivable taste and budget.
Considered one of the region’s best seasonal markets, browse three large marquees around the Dalegate Market site as well as the barn of Deepdale Backpackers & Camping, and St Mary’s Church.
Entry is FREE with FREE car parking in the farmyard and stubble field. Open from 10am to 5pm on all three days - Friday 29th November, Saturday 30th November and Sunday 1st December 2019.
To find out further details, please visit their website.
Deepdale Christmas Market - Main Road, Burnham Deepdale, King’s Lynn, Norfolk, PE31 8FB
Indoor Christmas Market - Ormiston Victory Academy, Costessey
Saturday 30th November 2019
Between 10.00am – 3.00pm Ormiston Victory Academy in Costessey will be hosting an indoor Christmas Market with over 70 stalls, cafe, carol singers, a Santa’s Grotto, free parking and entry.
Ormiston Victory Academy - Middleton Crescent, Costessey, Norwich, Norfolk, NR5 0PX
Cracking Christmas Fair – Octagon Barn, Little Plumstead
Saturday 30th November – Sunday 1st December 2019
The Cracking Christmas Fair is a two-day event bringing together tradition, creativity and style and offers families the opportunity to spend a few hours at the barn, get involved in Christmassy activities as well as browse and buy a wide range of gifts. £2.50 per adult, kids go FREE and there will be plenty of free on-site parking.
The fair takes place on Saturday 30th November from 10am to 4pm and Sunday 1st December from 11am to 5pm. There will be Christmas trees and wreaths for sale, gift stalls selling jewellery, art and ceramics, gins and vodkas, hampers and firepits and more. There will also be a variety of food and drink stalls offering tasty treats such as festive mulled wine, hot chocolates and roasted chestnuts. The Octagon Saxophone quartet will be entertaining visitors on Saturday from 12-2pm and on Sunday from 2-4pm. They are sure to get you in the Christmas spirit!
The event is in support of Norfolk Community Foundation and will help vulnerable families across Norfolk. To find out more, please visit their website.
Cracking Christmas Fair - The Octagon Barn, Little Plumstead, Norfolk, NR13 5FH
Christmas Market – Norwich Camping & Leisure, Blofield
Saturday 30th November – Sunday 1st December 2019
On Saturday 30th November 2019 between 9am-5.30pm and Sunday 1st December, between 10am-4pm, Norwich Camping & Leisure will be hosting their very own Christmas Market.
There will be over 35 stalls located in their tent and awning field inside their festive marquee. Browse and buy unique gifts and goodies such as handmade decorations, children’s books, glassware, homemade jams and chutneys, handmade soaps and candles and some tasty locally produced cider to name but a few. On Sunday the Jonathan Wyatt Big Band will be entertaining visitors and spreading some Christmas cheer.
Christmas Market - Norwich Camping & Leisure, 58 Yarmouth Road, Blofield, Norfolk, NR13 4LQ
Etsy Made Local at Norwich Makers Market – The Assembly House, Norwich
Sunday 1st December 2019
Etsy Made Local at Norwich Makers Market is FREE to enter. 30 Etsy sellers will be showcasing their beautiful work including jewellery, ceramics, printmaking, illustration, homewares, cards and much more. Housed within the stunning surroundings of the Noverre Ballroom, enjoy browsing and picking out some unique gifts that are sure to make ideal Christmas presents. Open 11.00am - 4.00pm.
Etsy Made Local - The Assembly House, Theatre Street, Norwich, Norfolk, NR2 1RQ
Global Village Christmas Market – The Forum, Norwich
Thursday 5th December – Saturday 7th December 2019
Between 10.00am and 5.00pm The Forum will be hosting a three-day Global Village Christmas Market, with 35+ stalls selling unique gifts from around the world with a focus on fairly traded and eco-conscious products, perfect for Christmas. On Saturday the market will extend outdoors, with hot food, mulled wine, crepes and festive music. FREE entry - all welcome!
Global Village Christmas Market - The Forum, Millennium Plain, Norwich, Norfolk, NR2 1TF
Norfolk Christmas Fayre – Norwich Cathedral
Friday 6th December – Saturday 7th December 2019
Browse and buy from local makers and producers who will be showcasing their wares in Norwich Cathedral; a Christmas market packed full of the joys of the festive season.
This free fayre on Friday 6th December and Saturday 7th December 2019 will include locally produced festive food and drink and unique gift ideas. Taking place from 10am until 9pm on Friday 6th December and from 10am until 5pm on Saturday 7th December, there is sure to be something for every taste and budget. The fayre will be housed in the Nave, Cloisters and wider Close, all of which will be suitably decorated with festive trimmings to get you in the festive spirit.
Please note that Cathedral services will take place in the Nave on the Friday from 5pm until 7pm.
To find out further details, please go to their website.
Norfolk Christmas Fayre – Norwich Cathedral, The Close, Norwich, Norfolk, NR1 4DH
Norwich Vegan’s Christmas Market – OPEN, Norwich
Saturday 7th December 2019
Between 10.00am - 4.00pm this FREE to enter Christmas market will take place in the centre of Norwich at OPEN. This year there will be a hot food area with seating so, you can take a break from shopping and sample some delicious food that will be on offer. Browse and buy at this vegan Christmas market, from clothes, toiletries, candles and chocolate to cheese, cakes, pastries and more. Why not relax and treat yourself to a seated massage or try your luck with the Norwich Vegan’s Tombola?
There is always a great festive atmosphere at these markets, everyone is welcome, not just vegans!
Norwich Vegan’s Christmas Market - Open Norwich, 20 Bank Plain, Norwich, Norfolk, NR2 4FS
Christmas Fair - Blakeney Harbour Room
Sunday 8th December 2019
Find the perfect Christmas gift at the Blakeney Harbour Room’s first-ever Christmas fair on Sunday 8th December 2019, 10.00am – 5.00pm.
Entry is FREE and there will be an extensive variety of vendors offering everything from all-natural beauty products to artisan coffee beans; you’ll be sure to find something! Refreshments including hot food will be available and the bar will be open in the afternoon.
Christmas Fair - Blakeney Harbour Room, 139 -141 High Street, Blakeney, Norfolk, NR25 7NU
Christmas Food Fair - Holkham
Saturday 14th and Sunday 15th December 2019
This magical Christmas food fair at Holkham returns in 2019, from 10am-4pm on Saturday 14th and Sunday 15th December 2019. Browse the stalls of some of the best local and regional producers as they showcase their seasonal food and drink for you to try and buy. From locally made jams, chutneys and cheeses, to Norfolk gins, wine and beers, there is something for every taste and budget. There will also be a whole host of concession stalls for visitors to enjoy a warm mulled wine or hot chocolate and a tasty treat or two. Their live cookery theatre in The Lady Elizabeth Wing will once again keep visitors entertained throughout the day and is hosted by Charlie Hodson of Charlie’s Norfolk Food Heroes. With a theme of ‘Game On’, local chefs will be demonstrating new and exciting ways to really make Christmas dinner or Boxing Day feasts really special.
To find out more about the festive Christmas fair at Holkham, please visit their website.
Holkham Hall - Holkham Road, Wells-next-the-Sea, Norfolk, NR23 1AB
Norwich Creative Market – St Andrews Hall, Norwich
Sunday 15th December 2019
Taking place 10.00am – 4.00pm Norwich Creative Market showcases items that have been made or designed by the stall holder and is an excellent place to pick up some beautifully made gifts ready for Christmas.
Christmas Craft & Gift Fair - The Forum, Norwich
Friday 20th December – Saturday 21st December 2019
This 2-day Christmas Craft & Gift Fair at The Forum brings together an exciting selection of local craft traders and artists all under one roof. Discover some of the very best of East Anglia’s thriving craft and gift market in the heart of Norwich’s city centre. Friday 10.00am – 6.00pm and Saturday 10.00am – 6.00pm.
Christmas Craft & Gift Fair - The Forum, Millennium Plain, Norwich, Norfolk, NR2 1TF
Christmas Market - Creake Abbey
Saturday 21st December 2019
This Christmas farmers’ market will take place on Saturday 21st December 2019, 9.30am - 1pm. Browse the stalls of 50 of some of the region’s best food and drink producers who will be offering outstanding fresh seasonal produce such as meat, fruit and vegetables, cakes and pastries, dairy produce, artisan beer and breads, apple juice, olives, prepared meals and more. Father Christmas will even be taking time out of his busy schedule to make an appearance.
Creake Abbey Christmas Market - Creake Abbey, North Creake, Fakenham, Norfolk, NR21 9LF