Durham’s Christmas Festival will bring festive cheer and plenty of shopping to the city from Friday 30th November to Sunday 2nd December 2018 **new for 2018** a special Charity Preview of the Craft & Gift Marquee from 3 to 7pm on Thursday 29th November, in aid of St Cuthbert’s Hospice.
It combines excellent Christmas shopping opportunities with a fabulous range of festive entertainment.
The Craft and Gift Marquee on Palace Green will feature over 180 stalls, while 30 regional food and drink producers will fill the Cloisters of Durham Cathedral. Discover outdoor markets in Durham Market Place, and Millennium Place, and more than 50 traders in Durham’s Market Hall, all ready to help shoppers prepare for Christmas.
The festival also features entertainment and activities for all the family, including carol services in the Cathedral, live music performances and plenty of children’s entertainment. The Children’s Lantern Procession on the Saturday afternoon is a highlight, with the children leading a procession to the Cathedral for the St Nicholas service.
Please note, these details are not final and could change.
|Ticket Type||Ticket Tariff|
|Admission (Craft and Gift Marque)||£3.50 per ticket type|
|Under 16's (Free)||Free|
Admision applies only to the Craft and Gift Marquee.
- On-Site café/restaurant - Several food providers both within the markets and around Palace Green, the Market Place and Market Hall.
Parking & Transport
- Parking (charge) - Park and Ride, City Centre Car Parks.
- Parking (free) - Park and Stride.
- Toilets - In Durham Market Hall, including accessible toilets.
|Special Charity Preview of the Craft & Gift Marquee (29 Nov 2018)|
|Times for Craft and Gift Marquee (30 Nov 2018 - 2 Dec 2018)|
|Times for Regional Producers’ Market (Cloisters) (30 Nov 2018 - 2 Dec 2018)|