The Ultimate Guide to Christmas Fairs and Markets in Cumbria – 2016

It’s that time of year again where we start planning for Christmas. I just love a Christmas market.  There’s something magical about getting wrapped up, listening to carols, drinking mulled wine and buying treats and gifts for the festive season ahead.  I have included as many Christmas fairs and Christmas markets in Cumbria as possible, but please let me know about any I’ve missed and I will try to update.

Christmas Markets in Cumbria 2016

Christmas Markets in Cumbria in November 2016

West Cumbria Christmas Fayre
12th November | Civic Hall, The Square, Cleator Moor – 10:30am-2:30pm – more info

Annual Winter Craft Fair at Brantwood
12th & 13th November | Brantwood, Nr Coniston

Christmas & Continental Markets
17th – 20th November | Whitehaven Town Centre

Keswick Christmas Fayre and Lights Switch On
18th November | Market Place, Keswick – 10am-7pm – more info

Christmas Craft & Shopping Fair
20th November | Lazonby Village Hall, Lazonby, Nr Penrith – 10am-4pm

Christmas Craft & Arts Fair
20th November | Long Marton Village Hall, Nr Appleby – 11am-3:30pm

Christmas Craft Fair in Windermere
20th November | Ladyholme Centre, Lake Road, Windermere – 11am-4pm

Christmas Fayre, in aid of Age UK West Cumbria
25th November | Old Customs House, West Strand, Whitehaven – 7pm-late

Kendal Christmas Craft Market
25th – 27th November | Brewery Arts Centre, Highgate, Kendal – more info

Dacre Hall Christmas Craft Fair
25th – 28th November | Dacre Hall, Lanercost Priory, Nr Brampton

Dearham Christmas Market
26th November | Dearham School Hall, Dearham, Nr Maryport – more info

Ulverston Dickensian Christmas Festival
26th – 27th November | Various locations in Ulverston

Christmas Coffee & Crafts at Rampside
27th November | Rampside Village Hall, Roa Island Road, Barrow-in-Furness – 12-4pm

Christmas Markets in Cumbria in December 2016

Christmas on the Green at Milnthorpe
3rd December | No 17 Restaurant & Lounge, 17 Park Road, Milnthorpe – 10am-3pm

Charity Christmas Fair in Grange
3rd December | Victoria Hall, Main Street, Grange-Over-Sands – 10am-2pm

Workington Christmas Festival
3rd December | Workington Town Centre – 11am-7pm – more info

Hawkshead Christmas Fair & Beer Festival
3rd – 4th December | Hawkshead Village – 10am-5pm (Sun 4pm)

Askham Hall Christmas Market
4th December | Askham Hall, Askham, Nr Penrith – 11am-4pm

Traditional Keswick Christmas Fayre
4th December | Market Place, Keswick Town Centre – 10:30am-4pm

Milnthorpe Farmers Market
9th December | Milnthorpe Square, Milnthorpe – 9:30am-2:30pm

Orton Christmas Farmers Market
10th December | Orton Village Hall and Market Square, Orton, Nr Penrith – 9am-2pm

Taste Cumbria Christmas Fair
10th – 11th December | Main Street, Cockermouth

Beacon’s Christmas Fair
10th December | The Beacon Museum, Harbourside, Whitehaven

Ja Windermere German Christmas Market
10th – 11th December | Streets of Windermere

The Masons Arms Christmas Market
11th December | The Masons Arms, Strawberry Bank, Cartmel Fell, Nr Bowland Bridge – 12-4pm

Cartmel Christmas Food Market
16th December | Unsworth’s Yard, Cartmel village, Nr Grange-over-Sands – 10am-4pm

Made in Cumbria Christmas Farmers Market
23rd December | Kendal Market Place, Kendal – 9:30am-3:30pm

Here’s hoping you pick up lots of lovely goodies by supporting our local businesses taking part in the Christmas Fairs.  If you have details of a Christmas Market in Cumbria that isn’t included – please do get in touch!

Disclaimer: Please remember that these events may be changed or cancelled by the organiser. Always check details with the organiser before visiting.

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2 thoughts on “The Ultimate Guide to Christmas Fairs and Markets in Cumbria – 2016

  1. Age UK West Cumbria are having a Christmas Fayre 25th November 7pm till late in Old Customs House, West Strand, Whitehaven, CA28 7LR. Tickets are £6 which includes a glass of wine with Cheese and biscuits. We have lots of local craft stalls. Please can you add this to your list? We are trying to raise funds for Age UK West Cumbria.

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