If you’re searching for presents for loved ones and fancy finding something original, sustainable, ethical and downright gorgeous pop along to one of our favourite Christmas markets in Norfolk this year (2023).
1. Festive Fair at The Forum, Norwich
Listen to the Pavilion Brass Quintet belting out festive tunes as you shop for gifts from stalls groaning with the best East Anglia has to offer; mulled wine and even mulled gin to help with browsing and shopping. Entertainment and fun for all the family.
23 – 26 November 2023 Opening times 11am – 7pm weekdays and 10am – 6pm weekend.
2. Norfolk Artisan Christmas Fair, Fakenham Racecourse
Over 100 local food, drink and craft stalls to choose from at this annual event at Fakenham Racecourse. Festive music and activities to really get you in the Christmas mood.
Dates: 11th and 12th November 2023, 9.30am – 4pm.
£5 entry fee.
3. Festive Gift and Food Show, Norfolk Showground
Arguably Norfolk’s best loved Christmas shopping event taking place in November at the iconic Norfolk Showground. It is the region’s biggest festive shopping fair, packed with Christmas gifts, presents for all ages and delicious festive food & drink, this really is a festive shopping day out that everyone can enjoy.
Dates: 10-12 November 2023
Book tickets online here Adult tickets £8 – £14 (premium), for morning slots; discounts available in the afternoon. Carers go free.
4. Sandringham Christmas Fair
A firm favourite on the Christmas calendar, 3 days of wonderful craft stalls, a fine food hall with craft, food, gifts for everyone. Located on The Sandringham Estate, there’s a wide choice of entertainment including Chainsaw carving, and Singing Santa.
Dates: 17th, 18th and 19th November 2023, 10am – 5pm.
Entry: Adults £12 (over 65s £11).
5. Dalegate Pop-Up Christmas Market, Burnham Deepdale
Christmas shopping on the North Norfolk Coast that certainly isn’t on the High Street with a wide range of wonderful local craft, gift and produce for all your Christmas wishes.
Dates: 6-9 November 2023
6. Holkham Hall Christmas Fair
Over 60 local and regional producers of food and gifts for all your Christmas wishes. Accompanied by the Fakenham Town Band and Nelson’s Shantymen with live Christmas music.
Dates: 9th and 10th December, 10am – 4pm.
Entry: free, parking charges apply.
7. Great Yarmouth Christmas Fayre
The Great Yarmouth Christmas Fayre is a free entry 3-day festive craft, gifts and food market held annually in the historic Great Yarmouth Minster of St. Nicholas Church, Church Plain, Great Yarmouth. Christmas lights switch-on at 8pm on Friday 24th November. Food, crafts and produce stalls open all 3 days.
Dates: 24th – 26th November 2023; 10am -5pm (4pm on Sunday).