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Christmas decorations on market stall.

Christmas markets, fetes, and fairs galore...

Preston is full of festive shopping opportunities to help make Christmas 2019 extra special. With market stalls stocked full of handmade crafts and local produce, you're sure to pick up some one-of-a-kind Christmas gifts.

Alongside Christmas shopping, these markets and fairs will also help get you into the Christmas spirit with plenty of mulled wine flowing and festive activities.

Christmas market stalls lit up.

Kirkland Christmas Market - Kirkland Memorial Hall

  • Date: Friday 22 November
  • Time: 6.30pm - 9pm
  • Booking required: No
  • Price: Free

Browse stalls selling handmade gifts and pick up some unique Christmas presents. As well as a fantastic Christmas shopping opportunity, there will also be carol singing, hot food, and refreshments.

Christmas Fair - Samlesbury Hall

  • Date: Saturday 23 November
  • Time: 10am - 4pm
  • Booking required: Yes
  • Price: Free

Samlesbury Hall's Christmas fair will be full of stalls selling local Lancashire products. Their award-winning restaurant will be also serving Christmas treats including mulled wine, mince pies, and Christmas lunches.

Christmas Artisan Market - Fishergate Shopping Centre

  • Dates: Saturday 30 November and Sunday 1 December
  • Time: 9am - 4pm
  • Booking required: No
  • Price: Free

If you're looking for some one-of-a-kind Christmas gifts then this is the event for you. Fishergate will host an array of stalls featuring Lancashire talent as well as family-friendly activities, food and drink competitions, and many more surprises on the day.

Christmas Festival - St Catherine's Hospice

  • Dates: Saturday 30 November and Sunday 1 December
  • Time: 11am - 3pm
  • Booking required: No
  • Price: Free

St Catherine's annual Christmas festival is back for 2019 and will feature all kinds of festive treats for the family. There will be stalls, musicians, choirs, festive food, fairground rides, crafts, games, and more! The event helps raise funds to support the expert care at St Catherine's at this special time of year.

Christmas Fair - The Harris

  • Dates: Saturday 30 November - Sunday 1 December
  • Time: 11am - 5pm
  • Booking required: No
  • Price: Free

Enjoy some shopping inside the spectacular Harris building, with stalls showcasing local artists and makers - the perfect place the pick up some special Christmas gifts.

Christmas Gift Market - Hoghton Tower

  • Date: Sunday 1 December
  • Time: 10am - 3pm
  • Booking required: No
  • Price: £2 per car, £1 for pedestrians

Hoghton Tower will be home to all kinds of stalls to help you find the perfect Christmas present. The house will also be open for tours and their Tea Room will be open for refreshments or a bite to eat. 

Christmas gifts wrapped in brown paper and string.Festive Shopping Evening - Lime Bar Lounge

  • Date: Wednesday 4 December
  • Time: 7pm - 11pm
  • Booking required: No
  • Price: Free

This special evening is perfect to get you into the Christmas spirit whilst picking up some fabulous gifts from local businesses. As well as stalls there will also be mulled wine, festival cocktails, and nibbles on sale.

Christmas Craft and Food Fair - UCLan Student Union

  • Date: Thursday 5 December
  • Time: 11am - 4pm
  • Booking required: No
  • Price: Free

Everyone is welcome to browse these local business and student-led stalls for all you need this Christmas. There will also be a raffle ticket to win a hamper of goodies, so don't miss out!

Town House Festive Market - Town House Coffee & Brew Bar

  • Date: Friday 6 December
  • Time: 5pm - 8pm
  • Booking required: No
  • Price: Free

Everyone is welcome to browse the stalls for some unique Christmas gifts from these pop-up traders.

Christmas Markets - Baluga Bar

  • Date: Saturday 7 December
  • Time: 11am - 4pm
  • Booking required: No
  • Price: Free

Find all your Christmas shopping needs at this market, with around 25 locally sourced stalls to shop from. Expect personalised presents, Christmas decorations, handcrafted jewellery, and more.

RSPCA Christmas Fair - Moor Nook Primary School

  • Date: Sunday 8 December
  • Time: 11am - 3.30pm
  • Booking required: No
  • Price: Free

This family-friendly Christmas fair will have all sorts of festive fun. Expect a meet and greet with Santa, Santa Paws, face painting, ginger bread decorating, cake stalls, and more.

Makers Market - Preston Flag Market

  • Date: Saturday 14 December
  • Time: 10am - 4pm
  • Booking required: No
  • Price: Free

The monthly Preston Makers Market is perfect for picking up some Christmas gifts for everyone, with a fantastic selection of local artists and creators.

Ashton Farmers' Market - St Michael's Church Hall

  • Date: Saturday 21 December
  • Time: 9am - 1pm
  • Booking required: No
  • Price: Free

Shop from local producers and browse through Fairtrade goods, all in good time before Christmas.

More Christmas events in Preston for 2019

Get into the festive spirit with a whole variety of Christmas events taking place in Preston.

To find something for everyone, big or small, see our events calendar.

Map addresses for Christmas markets and Fairs in Preston for 2019

  • Kirkland and Catterall Memorial Hall, Preston, PR3 0HR.
  • Samlesbury Hall, Preston New Road, Samlesbury, Preston, PR5 0UP.
  • Fishergate Shopping Centre, Preston, PR1 8HJ.
  • St Catherine's Hospice, Lostock Lane, Lostock Hall, Preston, PR5 5XU.
  • Harris Museum & Art Gallery, Market Square, Preston, PR1 2PP.
  • Hoghton Tower, Hoghton, Preston, PR5 0SH.
  • Lime Bar Lounge, 42 Liverpool Road, Penwortham, Preston, PR1 0DQ.
  • UCLan Student Union, Fylde Road, Preston, PR1 7BY.
  • Town House Coffee & Brew Bar, 62 Friargate, Preston, PR1 2AT.
  • Baluga Bar and Club, 11-14 Miller Arcade, Preston, PR1 2QY.
  • Moor Nook Community Primary School, Ribbleton Hall Drive, Preston, PR2 6EE.
  • Preston Flag Market, Cheapside, Preston, PR1 2AP.
  • St Michael's Church, Church Street, Kirkham, Preston, PR4 2SE.