Festive Marketplace 2024

Our hugely popular Festive Marketplace opens again on Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays running up to Christmas Eve. Expect to find locally handmade items, food, craft and original gift ideas for all the family on sale in our beautifully decorated huts. There will be free family films showing on the Big Screen, and live music and community events for all to enjoy. Come and join us for a truly festive celebration.

Event Location

Festive Marketplace, CT20 1QQ
  • The Festive Marketplace is open every Friday from 15th November from 4-8pm, and then every Saturday and Sunday from 16th November until 22nd December, and then on Monday 23rd and Christmas Eve from 11am to 6pm.

    • Christmas Eve closes at 4pm
  • Yes, The Goods Yard and food traders will be open at the same time as the Festive Market so you can get food and drink whilst you shop. Free family films, live music and community events will also be showing during the Festive Market; a schedule will be available nearer the time.
  • Yes, we have many warm and cosy indoor restaurants for you to visit during the winter months, and these will be open during the Festive Market. They’re a great place to warm up if the weather gets really cold.