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Christmas Markets Northern Ireland

Festive Markets and Fairs

Get into the festive spirit and find the perfect gift at one of the excellent Christmas markets and fairs across Northern Ireland this November and December.

Browse through hand-made gifts and seasonal products and enjoy the hearty food and Christmas music.  Here’s just a taster of what's coming up.

Belfast Christmas Market | Belfast City Hall | 15 November – 21 December

The ever popular Belfast Christmas Market offers gourmet food and drink and a wide variety of unique gifts and Christmas decorations, with local traders plus stalls from across Europe and beyond.  Kids can pay Santa's post-box a visit and send off their Christmas wish lists to the North Pole.

Belfast Christmas Market

Georgian Day in Armagh | Armagh City | 29 November

Armagh will once again recreate its Georgian heyday to mark the start of the Christmas season.  There will be over 50 festive stalls lining the streets, hosted by traders in Georgian costumes.  There will also be festive music, horse-drawn carriage rides, a magical animated light show and more.

Georgian Day

North Down Museum Christmas Craft Market | Bangor, County Down | 29 – 30 November

If you're after a more unique gift, this market showcases the work of independent artists, designers, illustrators and crafters.

An Creagán Christmas Craft Fair | Creggan, Omagh, County Tyrone | 6 December

A great day out for all the family, where you can buy handmade, original gifts plus simple stocking fillers.  There will be festive musical entertainment and children can visit Santa's grotto and enjoy free arts and crafts activities.

An Creagán



5. Victorian Christmas Market | Ballance House in Lisburn | 30 November

Children will love seeing Santa in The Parlour and parents can enjoy a glass of mulled wine while browsing the craft stalls.

Family Christmas in Northern Ireland


6. Taste of Christmas | Saint Anne’s Square | 30 November – 1 December

A celebration of food and drink for all the family. Enjoy highlights from the restaurants of the Square, with festive craft stalls, local food producers, chef demonstrations and kids’ cookery lessons.


7. Winter Fair | Mount Stewart, Newtownards | 30 November– 1 December

Celebrate the arrival of Christmas with craft and food stalls, Christmas carols and master the art of home-made decorations.

Family Christmas in Northern Ireland


10. The Gracehill & Galgorm Christmas Fair  | The Braid Arts Centre in Ballymena | 29 November

Food and crafts are top on the list at this fair, making its return for the second year. Chutneys, artisan breads, Christmas decorations, jewellery and gifts are all on offer.

Festive Food in Northern Ireland


11. Christmas Craft Fair  | The Slieve Donard Resort and Spa in Newcastle | 5 December

Get some great gift ideas or treat yourself!


12. The Christmas Craft Fair  | Enniskillen Town Hall | 6 December

Handcrafted products and seasonal foods including luxurious Christmas hampers will help you get into the Christmas spirit.



14. Christmas Craft Fair | Belfast Castle | 8 December

Come along to the free Christmas craft fair in Belfast Castle for your unique Christmas gifts!  Listen to Christmas carols as you browse through a wide range of local hand-made crafts in this beautifully decorated venue.

15. The Derry Christmas Market  | Guildhall Square, Derry~Londonderry | 10 – 22 December

A wonderful setting for the traditional German-style Christmas Market

See our Christmas Countdown and interactive map for more festive events taking place around Northern Ireland.

Make the most of it with a wonderful Winter Break. With great value Hotel Breaks across Northern Ireland.
Prices starting at £45 per person sharing for one night’s bed and breakfast.

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