Top 12 Yorkshire Christmas Markets 2023

With our online map, explore festive Yorkshire Christmas Markets in England’s largest county where there’s everything from rolling dales, lively towns and cities dramatic waterfalls, stunning castles to picturesque coastal towns. Yorkshire has a population of 5.3 million, larger than the population of Scotland and Yorkshire’s economy is around twice the size of Wales and larger than 11 EU countries.

Yorkshire Christmas Markets 2022

YORK – ST NICHOLAS CHRISTMAS FAIR 2023 -Parliament Street & St Sampson’s Square

The St Nicholas Christmas Fair in York runs from 16th November – 22nd December on Parliament Street and St Sampson’s Square with the famous alpine chalets that have appeared on the streets of York since 1992, creating a winter wonderland within the medieval city of York. 2023 sees the St Nicholas Christmas Fair’s 31st anniversary so in celebration the market will be even bigger and better than usual with a huge array of local traders, artisan products, live entertainment and pop-up bars.

HEBDEN BRIDGE – YORKSHIRE CHRISTMAS MARKET 2023 – George Square and Crown Street

Set in beautiful Calderdale’s Hebden Bridge with over 60 stalls offering local produce, artisan food, drink and unique crafts and a new international street food section. Hebden Bridge Christmas Market is on Saturday 25 November 9am until late and Sunday 26 November, 9am until 4pm.

Hebden Makes Christmas December 2023

Over 100 local artists are staging the second “Hebden Makes Christmas” art, craft and Open Studios event. Entry to all venues is free. Some of the Hebden Makes Christmas venues are in old buildings and artists’ homes, nearly all are accessible and all are welcome and will be like the Christmas Markets of old, with handcrafted gifts and where buyers get to meet the makers.

Art and craft fairs at the Town Hall, Methodist Church, Northlight Studios Winter Fair, Advent at Wainsgate and lots of artists opening their studios and workshops. Hebden Makes Christmas 2023 Venue Addresses and details can be seen here

There are 37 direct trains a day to Hebden Bridge from York.


Atmospheric Whitby’s free seaside Whitby Christmas Market and Festival runs from 17th -19th November and has plenty of activities to get involved in, trader’s offerings to explore and local food and drink aplenty.


TV chef James Martin’s hometown of Malton prides itself on being Yorkshire’s food capital and the Malton Christmas Festival on Saturday 2nd – Sunday 3rd December shows why it is so named. There is a huge array of the best local and festive produce including freshly prepared turkeys and macrons – with plenty of mulled wine to sip, of course! Malton Christmas Festival is open 9:00 to 3:30pm


Taking place in Beverley on Wednesday 6th – Friday 8th December, with themed entertainment, it showcases produce and crafts made exclusively by East Yorkshire businesses in Saturday Market, Beverley, 10am to 4pm.

There is a free park-and-ride bus service from Beverley Racecourse to Beverley town centre on Wednesday, Thursday and Friday.

The event proceeds Beverley’s iconic Festival of Christmas on Sunday, December 10th 2023 when the centre of Beverley is transformed into a magical Christmas shopper’s wonderland with 110 stalls of Christmas gifts and local treats.

SHEFFIELD CHRISTMAS MARKET 2023 – Fargate, Town Hall Square & Peace Gardens

Running from 16th November to Christmas Eve, Sheffield’s Christmas market is a huge and enjoyable destination with over 50 festive log cabins the Big Wheel and  Santa’s Grotto.

The Moor Cabins opening times:
Sunday to Thursday 10am-6pm and Friday & Saturday 10am-7pm

Pinstone Street Cabins opening times:
Sunday to Thursday 10am-7pm and Friday & Saturday 10am-8pm

Sheffield Christmas Market Bars are open 11am-10pm every day.

THE GREAT YORKSHIRE CHRISTMAS FAIR 2023 – The Great Yorkshire Showground

From Thursday, November 30th to Sunday 3rd December, The Great Yorkshire Showground hosts its large indoor Christmas Fair with 165 traders plus there are 2 restaurants, a cafe, a champagne bar, and free parking. Tickets are available online for £5, by phone for £7 Tel:01367860017 or £9 at the Showground.

HARROGATE CHRISTMAS FAYRE 2023 – Oxford Street, Cambridge Street & Market Place

Classy Yorkshire Christmas markets running from 1st- 17th December are set in Harrogate’s iconic pedestrianised shopping streets with over festive 50 traders. Mondays – Saturdays: 10am – 7pm
Sundays: 11am – 4:00pm


Saturday 2rd – Sunday 3th December sees Knaresborough Christmas Market with a huge number of independent festive traders – and many visitors love to also see the stunning Christmas Tree Festival at St John’s Church, with over 70 beautifully decorated trees.


The successful weekly Skipton Market goes festive on the first two Sundays of December – 3rd and 10th December – with mulled wine, choirs, brass bands, seasonal entertainment and live music.


King Charles III conferred city status for Doncaster on Wednesday 9 November 2022 during his visit. Doncaster City Christmas Market has lots of stalls offering food, drinks, sweets, Christmas treats and festival activity entertainment. Christmas Market and Christmas Lights Switch-on is on Saturday, November 25th 2023 2 pm to 6 pm.

Visit Doncaster Christmas Cabins from December 2nd to December 16 for lots of great gifts and food and drink stalls at the Frost Festival Christmas Cabins, situated in the area around Clock Corner and between Frenchgate and Doncaster Market.

Yorkshire Christmas Market Map 2023

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The Piece Hall Christmas Market Dates and Opening Times 2023:

  • Friday 10 November, 10am – 8pm
  • Saturday 11 November, 10am – 8pm
  • Sunday 12 November, 10am – 4pm
  • Friday 17 November, 10am – 8pm
  • Saturday 18 November, 10am – 8pm
  • Sunday 19 November, 10am – 4pm
  • Friday 24 November, 10am – 8pm
  • Saturday 25 November, 10am – 8pm
  • Sunday 26 November, 10am – 4pm

Set in the beautiful and historic Piece Hall, the Winter Makers Market showcases some of the region’s best independent craft stalls, artisan makers and pop-up food and drink traders for three festive shopping weekends in November. Visitors are able to enjoy a pre-Christmas tipple or two with live entertainment from local musicians.

For more information about the Piece hall at Chrismas and the full list of events see further information here

Piece Hall Makers Market is one of the wonderful Yorkshire Christmas Markets
Piece Hall Markers Market

There are 37 direct trains from York to Halifax and the Piece Hall is only 200 yards from Halifax railway station.

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