Canterbury Christmas Market can be found in various locations around the City of Canterbury in Kent, England.  The heart of the market is located in and around the Whitefriars Shopping Centre.

For Satnav, you can use the postcode CT1 2TF and there are various car parks in the vicinity, including at the Whitefriars shopping centre itself.

Please note, if planning a visit, roads and car parks in and around Canterbury can become extremely busy in the festive season so, please leave yourself plenty of time.

For coach drivers

Coaches can drop passengers off at the drop-off point located in St George’s Lane, in front of Whitefriars Shopping Centre, where a section of the Christmas Market is located and approximately 400 metres from Canterbury Cathedral.

Canterbury Coach Park is approximately a 10 minute pleasant riverside walk from the city centre. There is no coach parking available within the city walls. The coach park is easily accessible from the main routes into the city with parking machines accepting credit cards and cash. Toilets including disabled, baby changing facilities and water point are available.

Times and charges – open 24 hours per day everyday. £15 for 12 hours.

Download the full information pack and guide in PDF format.

General info

  • A fantastic selection of Christmas gifts for the whole family
  • Festive food and drink offerings
  • Meet and greet characters
  • Live music at weekends

Market opening hours

Friday, November 11th to Saturday, December 24th 2021

  • Monday to Friday 10 am to 6 pm
  • Saturday 9 am to 6 pm
  • Sunday 10 am to 4 pm
  • Christmas Eve closes at 4 pm

Canterbury Christmas Market is operated by

Rockhopper Events Ltd

Registered office only – 12 Romney Place, Maidstone, Kent, United Kingdom, ME15 6LE

Company number 11241742

Email [email protected]

RockHopper Events Ltd