Harrogate Christmas Market and Fayre 2023

Harrogate Christmas Market – there will be lots of events and attractions will be available for people to enjoy this Christmas in Harrogate.
According to Visit Harrogate you can experience the joy of Christmas in the heart of Yorkshire this December.
Harrogate town centre will be hosting a new festive market between 1st and 17th December 2023 featuring an eclectic mix of local traders and traditional European Christmas stalls.
Harrogate christmas market
Harrogate Destination Christmas will, for the first time, feature an outdoor ice skating rink in Harrogate’s picturesque Crescent Gardens, together with an apres ski bar for seasonal treats and refreshments – making it the perfect place to meet up with friends and family, take the kids for a special treat, or even enjoy a cosy Christmas date with someone special.
harrogate christmas market

A giant 32m Ferris wheel will provide spectacular aerial views of Harrogate and the surrounding area, illuminated after dark in festive splendour, while a traditional carousel and children’s rides will thrill little ones and bigger kids alike.

Harrogate Christmas Fayre, launched in 2021, makes a welcome return but bigger and better, with more than fifty stalls to browse for Christmas gifts, decorations and seasonal foodie treats. The traditional Christmas market will run from 2nd – 11th December and will offer an eclectic mix of enticing stalls to complement the incredible wealth of independent retailers, restaurants, bars and boutique stores in Harrogate town centre.

Harrogate christmas market

In addition to the chance for a truly Harrogate Christmas shopping experience there will be children’s entertainments to captivate young ones and Christmas music to set the perfect Christmas mood.

The market takes place in the heart of Harrogate’s shopping streets so you can combine your visit with Harrogate’s rich mix of high street names and boutique stores. The Harrogate Christmas lights will be on and the festive season well underway making this the perfect excuse to come and spend time us this Christmas.


Harrogate Christmas Market


The Candy Cane Express road train will be pulling into Harrogate to transport visitors around the Christmas Fayre, artisan market and magical assortment of fairground attractions and seasonal entertainment, whilst enjoying the pretty Christmas lights in which Harrogate will be festooned. Look out for Father Christmas and his elves too!


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Harrogate Christmas Market Dates

The Harrogate Christmas Fayre is expected to take place between 1st and 17th December 2023, and will be open daily.

Mondays – Saturdays: 10am – 7pm
Sundays: 10:30am – 4:30pm