Welcome to

Canterbury Christmas Market 2023

10th November until 24th December

The Christmas Market is FREE to attend. No tickets required*

*Except bookable activities

Canterbury Christmas Market 2023 Open From November 10th

A very warm welcome

Set within the heart of historic Canterbury, we are delighted to extend an invitation to you to join us in celebrating the Yuletide season! The Canterbury Christmas Market 2023 is here, ready to unfold a magical, festive spectacle that will warm your hearts.

Immerse yourself in the festive ambiance as you explore our myriad of Christmas-themed stalls. The scent of mulled wine and hot chocolate, the delicious allure of festive treats, and the visual spectacle of handcrafted ornaments, unique gifts, and beautiful decorations will surely instill the joy and sparkle of the holiday season.

Your journey through the market will be accompanied by the sweet serenade of seasonal music. Live performances will set a merry tone, filling the air with beloved Christmas carols and jubilant holiday tunes.

And let’s not forget our enchanting array of special events! Both adults and children will find plenty to engage with.

Our star attraction needs no introduction – Santa Claus himself will be in residence! His enchanting grotto is the place to share your wish list and perhaps, you’ll find a surprise or two in Santa’s bag of goodies.

Join us at the Canterbury Christmas Market 2023. It’s more than just a market – it’s where the holiday magic comes alive, where the spirit of Christmas is celebrated, and where good times and cheer are shared. We look forward to welcoming you and your loved ones for an unforgettable festive experience. Here’s to making this Christmas one to remember! Welcome to the merry magic of Canterbury Christmas Market 2023!

Market opening times

Monday to Friday 10 am to 6 pm

Saturday 9 am to 6 pm

Sunday 11 am to 4 pm

Christmas Eve closes at 4 pm

See Visitor Information and FAQ for further information

Bookings now open!

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