Festive Fairs and Markets in London and Surrey 2023
All the best Christmas fairs and markets taking place this winter season. Pick up some presents, sip some mulled wine, and munch on some gingerbread at these local bazaars.
Pictured above: Kingston Christmas Market
Wandsworth Friends of Royal Trinity Hospice Christmas Fair
With lots of exciting stallholders already confirmed and more to come, the Christmas Fair will be your one-stop-shop for jewellery, gadgets and decorations, fashion items, beauty products, books, food, and more, as well as the traditional auction and a prize draw, all in support of Trinity, the UK’s oldest hospice based on Clapham Common.
Sparkle Festive Fair
Landmark Arts Centre, Teddington, 17-19 November
When the Landmark transforms into a festive bazaar of high-quality arts and crafts gifts to kick start the countdown to the festive season.
Kingston Christmas Market
The Ancient Market Place, 16 November – 31 December
Get into the festive spirit at Kingston Christmas Market, one of the most magical Christmas markets in London. Wander around under twinkling fairy lights, enjoy a mug of mulled wine and choose from an assortment of delicious food to get you in the Christmas spirit.
Love Wimbledon Christmas Markets
The Piazza, 18 November – 23 December
Find everything you need for the festive season, from baubles to bakes at Love Wimbledon Christmas Markets. Whether you’re shopping for entertaining food, gorgeous gifts or stocking fillers, local artisans offer a broad range of products, including original art, home decor, bespoke jewellery, clothing, candles and much more. Give your Christmas that extra sparkle and pick up something special. Every weekend from the 18th November to 23rd December.
Wandsworth Town Christmas Festival
Ram Quarter, 25 November
Head to Ram Quarter for the annual Wandsworth Christmas Festival on the 25th, where you can bag some incredible bespoke gifts, ranging from clothing and homeware to tasty treats and boozy beverages. Also featuring the return of the popular Nutcracker Trail and a live music stage on the piazza.
Friends of Kings’ Christmas Fair
Kings’ College Wimbledon, 25 November
Save the date for one of the most festive events on the KCS campus! The fair officially opens at 11am and runs until 4pm.
Northcote Road Christmas Market
Walk through Northcote Road with its charming specialty stores, chic boutiques, and dining spots, featuring over 30 festive stalls and a huge array of Christmas goodies, stocking fillers, mulled wine and tasty treats.
Curated by Dapper & Suave Christmas Market
Dorking Halls, 26 November
Curated by Dapper & Suave BIG Christmas Market offers a curated selection of makers, creatives & small businesses that offer great products & quality customer service. Find artwork, beauty products, candles, fashion, food and drink, jewellery, homewares, gifts and more at each market. There will be free children’s activities taking place on the Mezzanine Floor. The switching-on of Dorking Halls lights will take place with a few festive surprises taking place outside from 4pm.
Chelsea Physic Garden Christmas Fair
The festive celebration will host over 100 curated stands, showcasing the finest independent suppliers within the beautiful surroundings of the Garden. Along with food, drinks and plenty of cheer, there’s something for everyone at this ultimate Christmas shopping event.
Fulham Palace Christmas Fair
Join Fulham Palace’s annual Christmas fair on 2 & 3 December. The fair includes over 70 stallholders selling delicious food and great gifts. There will be swing boats and a carousel for children as well as children’s activities, crafts and face-painting. Local choirs will be doing Christmas carol performances in the courtyard and there will also be a tombola.
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Putney School of Art and Design Christmas Fair
At the Art and Design Christmas Fair, over 30 arts and crafts stalls by local artisans, featuring refreshments and live music. Come with friends and families and pick up some original art for Christmas gifts!
OSO Christmas Fair
OSO Arts Centre, Barnes, 8 December
Kick off your Christmas shopping by getting into the festive mood at the ever-popular annual OSO Christmas Fair. Lovely and unusual gifts as well as stocking fillers, cards and seasonal food will be available. Mulled wine and delicious mince pies will be served by the OSO Café plus light lunches and other treats.
Royal Hospital for Neuro-Disability Christmas Fair
Wandsworth, 9 December
Mark your calendars – the annual Christmas fair is back and better than ever! Get all your holiday shopping done in one place while enjoying the festive atmosphere. Peruse the various vendors, play games, enter raffles and indule in some delicious mulled wine. You deserve to treat yourself this holiday season.
North End Road Christmas Market
Fulham, 9 December
North End Road’s Christmas Market is back by popular demand and will offer a fantastic family day out for all ages. Look out for pop-up stalls full of crafts, jewellery, home accessories and boutique fashion, street food from around the world, a George Michael tribute act, and a visit from Santa!
St Raphael’s Market in the Mansion
Cheam, 10 December
A new Christmas market is coming to Cheam Village, inside the historic Nonsuch Mansion. A cosy indoor market awaits with a variety of stalls to get into the festive spirit and find those unique stocking fillers! Aromas of mulled wine, hot chocolate and mince pies will fill the air, with loads of festive fun, food and shopping. Be sure to pre-book a spot for little ones inside Santa’s Grotto. Tickets £5. Kids go free.