Christmas is on it’s way for 2023 and if you’re looking for the best Christmas markets in Surrey this year, we’ve compiled our top 10 list for you. From traditional German markets to local artisanal treats, Santa’s grottos, Christmas music, and more besides, read below.
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Guildford Cathedral Christmas Fair
A regular Christmas event taking place in the Cathedral. Over 50 exhibitors with bespoke Christmas gifts, decorations, something for everyone. The Cathedral shop is also open, and the cafe serving festive drinks and snacks.
Dates: Friday 17 and Saturday 18 November 2023
10am – 4pm. Entry fee £3 for adults.
Hampton Court Festive Fayre
The ultimate festive weekend – taking place over two December weekends – for foodies taking place in the beautiful Hampton Court Palace in Surrey. Transformed once again into a winter wonderland hosting Artisanal food and drink from a wide range of stall holders, and plenty of gifts to choose from. Carols from Hampton Courts’ own choir.
Dates: 1-3 December and 8-10 December
10am-6pm, entry included free with Hampton Court admission tickets. Historic Royal Palaces members go free.
Kingston Christmas Market, Kingston upon Thames
Held in the ancient market square this annual festive event brings a traditional feel with Alpine lodges and a traditional German gift market. One of the most magical markets in Surrey, with twinkling lights and a festive spirit. Food and drink to enjoy, and live entertainment.
Dates: 16 November – 31 December 2023
11am – 6pm, free to enjoy
Loseley House Christmas Fair
Experience the magic of Christmas in the Tithe barn and Special Pavilions at Loseley House, just south of Guildford. Find inspirational gifts from the 65 different craft stalls. Refreshments and entertainment throughout the day.
Dates: 16th – 19th November 2023
9am – 5pm tickets £5 in advance or £6.50 on the day.
5 Day Gift Market Ewell, Surrey
This annual five day Christmas feast is taking place once again at Bourne Hall, Ewell. Wonderful Christmas gifts for everyone, Santa’s grotto and live entertainment.
Dates: 8th – 12th November
10am-5pm, entry free
Surrey Hills Christmas Fair, West Horsley
This annual event is a wonderful celebration of local arts and crafts in the beautiful setting of West Horsley Place. Whether you’re in the main house or the kitchen gardens you will find a wide range of gifts and decorations to suit every pocket and taste. All in celelbration of local arts and crafts businesses.
Dates: 26th- 28th November
10am-4pm, West Horsley Place, West Horsley.
Godalming Christmas Fair, Godalming
This wonderful day of Christmas celebration takes place on the Hight Street and Church street with lots of stalls selling beautiful christmas gifts and produce. With live entertainment, food and drink, The Christmas Lights Switch on takes place at 5pm, and after enjoy festive tunes.
Date: Saturday 25th November 2023
Haslemere Christmas Market
The 21st Christmas market taking place in Haslemere town centre on the High Street and West Street. Over 100 stalls to browse for the perfect Christmas gift, along with delicious food and drink. Meet Father Christmas at the Haslemere museum.
Date: 4th December
10am – 4pm, free
Farnham Christmas Market
If you’re in Farnham on Sunday 10th December 2023, then the Christmas Market in and around Castle Street is for you. A truly festive atmosphere with twinkling lights and christmas music; over 150 stalls to choose the perfect Christmas gift for everyone in the family.
Dates: 10th December 2023