Is it even Christmas if you don’t go to a Christmas market?
Mulled wine, unique gifts, delicious street food and the excited anticipation as people prepare for the festivities. Discover our round up of the best Christmas markets in East Yorkshire.
Yorkshire and Proud Christmas Makers Market
Beverley Minster Parish Hall
Saturday 4 November 2023, 10am to 4pm
Kick off your Christmas shopping nice and early and browse for locally made gifts, crafts and stocking fillers.
Southburn Christmas Fayre
Rix Pavillion, Driffield Showground
Tuesday 14 November 2023, 10am to 5pm
Discover more than 50 stalls brimming with food, clothing and tempting trinkets.
Hessle Christmas Market
The Weir, Hessle
Friday 24 November 2023, 5pm to 9pm
As part of Hessle’s Christmas lights switch on, there will be a Christmas market with lots of food and drink options, street entertainment, fairground rides for the children plus face painting and much more.
Driffield Dickensian Christmas Market
Driffield town centre
Friday 1 December 2023
More information coming soon.
Snaith and Cowick Christmas Market
Snaith Market Place
Saturday 2 December 2023, 4.30pm to 7.30pm
Browse a great selection of stalls selling festive treats before Snaith's Christmas lights are switched on. This will be followed by a short carol service around the Christmas tree.
Cottingham Festival of Christmas
Cottingham village centre
Sunday 3 December 2023, 10.30am to 4.30pm
Christmas comes to Cottingham!
Cottingham Christmas Festival returns on Sunday 3 December with around 80 stalls, festive entertainment, children’s rides, reindeers and an ice rink.
Getting there is a breeze too with a free park and ride service running from Cottingham High School.
Hornsea Woven by Eve Christmas Market
Hornsea Town Hall
Saturday 2 December 2023, 10am to 6.30pm
Sunday 3 December 2023, 10.30am to 4.30pm
With over 40 artisan stalls spread over three floors, you're bound to find some festive treasures here! Makers and creators from Hornsea and the surrounding area will be coming together to offer art, jewellery, ceramics and so much more.
Made in East Yorkshire Christmas Market
Beverley Saturday Market
Wednesday 6 to Friday 8 December 2023, 10am to 4pm
Our region boasts some of the finest makers and producers around and we’re bringing them together to celebrate everything ‘Made in East Yorkshire’ this December. 40 stalls brimming with festive goodies over 3 days of festive fun in Beverley town centre – who’s in?
Now in its 3rd year, there will be family entertainment each day and a festive feel throughout. The Made in East Yorkshire Christmas Market will offer food, drink, gifts and crafts made exclusively by East Yorkshire businesses. It’s a fantastic place to pick up some unique Christmas gifts.
Howden Christmas Market
Howden Town Centre
Thursday 7 December 2023, 4pm to 8pm
Step into the festive season with Howden Christmas Market. The town’s historic streets and buildings will be filled with all things Christmas - stalls, food, rides and live entertainment.
Visit some of the town’s amazing independent shops and enjoy some Christmas cheer in Howden’s restaurants and bars. And of course, there will be the opportunity to visit Father Christmas in his grotto!
Hornsea Indie Market
St Nicolas Parish Hall
Thursday 7 December 2023, 6pm to 8.30pm
Pick up some unique and quirky Christmas gifts at this indie craft and design market.
Made it Market
The Alexandra Hall, Hedon
Saturday 9 December 2023, 10.30am to 3.30pm
Discover a treasure trove of exceptional small businesses selling unique handmade crafts and delicious homemade treats, all conveniently located under one roof.
Beverley Festival of Christmas
Beverley town centre
Sunday 10 December 2023, 10am to 4pm
Each year, on the second Sunday in December, the centre of Beverley is transformed into a magical Christmas shopper’s wonderland, as over 110 stalls brimming with gorgeous Christmas gifts and local treats take over the historic market town.
Soak up the sights, smells and sounds as you wander around the markets and enjoy a range of festive family entertainment including live music, dancing, carols and more. There will be lots to keep the kids entertained with face painting, traditional Victorian fairground rides and live entertainment, music and dancing.
Pocklington Christmas Market
Saturday 16 and Sunday 17 December 2023, 10am to 10pm
Head to the picturesque market town of Pocklington where 70 stalls selling local food, drink and gifts will help you to get into the festive spirit. Live entertainment, a giant snow globe and a stunning Apres Ski Bar will feature too, and Santa will be taking some time out of his very busy schedule to stop by.