18 Nov onwards: Christmas Fayres & Christmas Markets in East Yorkshire

Christmas lights at a Christmas Fayre
Christmas lights at a Christmas Fayre


Christmas Markets and Christmas Lights Switch On in Hull and elsewhere in East Yorkshire (alphabetical order by town)

There are a number of festive Christmas markets and craft fairs in East Yorkshire – you can find details of some of them below, including in Beverley, Hull and Driffield.

For Christmas Markets in North, South or West Yorkshire, please click the links below:

Christmas Markets in West Yorkshire

Christmas Markets in South Yorkshire

Christmas Markets in North Yorkshire



Christmas Fayre at Beverley Minster

26 November 2011 from 10.30am to 1.30pm

Beverley Minster, Minster Yard North, Beverley HU17 0DP

Christmas gifts & cards, stalls, refreshments, tombola, raffle (prizes drawn at 1pm).

Adults 50p, under-18s free

Beverley Festival of Christmas

11 December 2011 from 10am to 4pm

Beverley town centre

Traditional Christmas Market, reindeer display, Sealed Knot Society re-enactment, Victorian Street re-enactment, Beverley & District Pipe Band, Beverley Brass Band, 150th (Yorkshire) Regiment Transport Band, choirs, dancers, and lots more. And Santa’s Sleigh Ride at 10.30am. Free parking at Beverley Racecourse with bus service to town centre – adults £1 (return), children free.

Beverley Festival of Christmas - photo courtesy of East Riding of Yorkshire Council
Beverley Festival of Christmas - photo courtesy of East Riding of Yorkshire Council



Christmas Craft and Gift Fair at Burton Constable Hall

19 & 20 November 2011 from 11am to 5pm

Indoor Riding School, Burton Constable Hall, Burton Constable, Sproatley, Skirlaugh, Hull, HU11 4LN

Admission adults £1, children free




Christmas Craft and Food Fair

2-4 December 2011 from 10am to 4.30pm

Sledmere Home Farm, Sledmere, Driffield YO25 3XG

More than 100 stalls with crafts, gift ideas & food in readiness for the Christmas period. Saturday and Sunday rides to the deer park to post letters to Santa from 11am to 3pm (£3 per person adult & child). Visit Father Christmas.

Admission: adults £3.50, concessions £3.25, children £1.25



Christmas Light Switch On

25 November 2011 from 6pm to 8pm

Newbigin, Hornsea HU18 1AB

Festive market stalls, and Christmas Lights – which will be switched on at 6.30pm



Christmas Light Switch On and Late Night Shopping

From 5pm, 24 November 2011

Hull City Centre, 1 Paragon Street, Hull HU1 3NA

It all takes place from 5pm in Queen Victoria Square – there’ll be live music, the “Snow and Lights snowflake community art project” and then the BIG SWITCH ON at around 6:50pm. Everyone can take part in the Father Christmas Parade from 6pm, walking next to the land train from Holy Trinity to Hull’s City Hall, followed by a spectacular abseiling Father Christmas!!

The Ferens Art Gallery will be transformed into a giant snow globe.

There will be plenty of other entertainment, including some favourite panto characters, Christmas illuminations, a magical event to kick off the festive season.

If you’d like your Christmas Market to appear above, please get in touch.

In the meantime, if you’re after East Yorkshire holiday accommodation, find Hull accommodation or Beverley guest houses on Hello Yorkshire.

And as you’re feeling festive, find a Christmas panto in East Yorkshire here.