Christmas – Markets, Shopping, Fairs & Bazaars

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Exhausted our Shopping Guideand need some more ideas for Christmas presents? Christmas markets around Essex are full of great shopping ideas,  festive food and yummy treats.

For other ideas take a look at the Festive Fun page, and for full listings see the Things to Do section

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BARKING AND DAGENHAM

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BASILDON

Cromwell Manor

  • Christmas Market – Each night we will have a Classic Christmas Movie playing on our huge outdoor cinema screen, accompanied by haybale seating and firepits. Then treat yourself to some delicious seasonal food and a mulled wine or 2 and browse the hand crafted wares of our Market stalls.

Ramsden Village Hall

  • Twilight Christmas Experience: watch demonstrations on how to make a wreath or a card, listen to carols, shop up your gifts and enjoy a glass festive fizz!

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BRAINTREE

Bradwell Village Hall

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BRENTWOOD

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CASTLE POINT

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CHELMSFORD

Riverside Ice & Leisure Centre

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COLCHESTER

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EPPING FOREST

Adventure Babies

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HARLOW

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HAVERING

The Mercury Mall

  • Christmas Craft Fayre: Buy unique and home made gifts, have a cup of mulled wine and support some local makers and creators. There will be entertainment for the kids with guest appearances from characters through the day

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MALDON

Heybridge Pre-School


Madison Heights


Museum of Power

  • Steampunk – Frozen In Time: Christmas Steampunk Market for Gift Ideas, meet Santa*, Family Entertainment, and Steam Train Rides.
  • Christmas Fair and Santa: Come and meet SANTA in his Grotto, enjoy a miniature steam train ride, meander through our indoor Christmas stalls and join in with our fun entertainment and children’s rides.

Royal Corinthian Yacht Club

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REDBRIDGE

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ROCHFORD

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SOUTHEND

Southend High Street

  • Christmas Market – A small number of Christmas concessions are invited to trade on our High Street during the Christmas period. If you would like to apply to have a Christmas stall in the High Street please read the following carefully before apply.

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TENDRING

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THURROCK

Thurrock Garden Centre

  • Festive Food Huts – Head down for freshly cooked German delicacies, fresh waffles & toppings or delicious, hot drinks by Scoff & Sip.

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UTTLESFORD

We are still gathering events for this year. If you have one to submit, please do so using the button at the top of this page. Thank you


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3 comments

  1. Dear Essex Mums,
    I am very surprised at how few entries have been placed on this website for the above areas for Christmas events 2018. In previous years I have found this to be very helpful. Has another website been set up that I have not discovered please?
    Thank you.
    Maureen Alderman

  2. Hi,

    I found this and was delighted, but have now realised that it is for Dec 2017! Is there going to be a list available for 2021, or has this been abandoned for another year, please?

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