The Best Christmas Markets in Bedfordshire

Visit a Christmas market in Bedfordshire. A great winter’s day out with free entry, festive fun, local shopping and yummy food and drink…mulled wine anyone? 

NSPCC Luxury Gift Fair, 14 November, 9am-4pm

Woburn Abbey 

Ticket Price: £8 per person, to include a Woburn tote bag

The NSPCC Luxury Gift Fair is an annual event and a highlight of the Woburn calendar. Browse over 50 stalls of inspiring gift ideas beautifully displayed in the Woburn Sculpture Gallery. At least 50% of the stallholders are new this year. All proceeds from the event tickets will go to the NSPCC to support Childline.

British Red Cross Christmas Fair, 23 November, 10am-4pm

The Great Hall, Bedford Boys School, DeParys Avenue, Bedford


£4 entry, children under 10 free

The programme will include demonstrations, tastings and activities. Browse stalls selling superb, quality items and many handmade gifts and products.

Woburn Sands Christmas Market, 24-25 November

High Street, Woburn Sands

There will be a variety of stalls featuring crafts, gifts and food. Get into the seasonal spirit and buy a Christmas tree, decorations or a wreath. Father Christmas will be stopping by to entertain little visitors!

Made in Bedford Artisan Christmas Fair, 1 December from 10am – 4pm

Bedford Corn Exchange, 13 St Paul’s Square, Bedford

Free entry

Local artists, craftsmen and producers will be showcasing their festive wares. Pick up gifts, decorations, cards and more while also sampling local homemade treats. There’ll also be the chance to take part in craft workshops and enjoy demonstrations. Enjoy a cup of mulled wine as you head around the fair and enjoy carol singing.

A Dickens of a Christmas, 8 December, 10am-4pm

Olney’s Market Place and High Street

Bringing a piece of Victorian England to the town and attracting thousands of visitors, it’s a must for anyone who loves Christmas or who wants to experience traditional festive fun. Traders dressed in Victorian clothes will occupy Olney’s Market Place and High Street with stalls selling gifts and festive food. The Farmers market will be held on the same day, offering delicious local produce.

Christmas Magic in Dunstable, 14-15 December

Dunstable Town Centre

A themed food market featuring a wide and varied range of local produce and festive treats.

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