Christmas markets are such a big part of the festive season and we always try to go to one or two each year. They’re a fantastic place to spend time as a family or with friends and it’s lovely to soak up the festive atmosphere, grab a hot drink and appreciate the lights, smells and sounds of Christmas.
As much as we love travelling to the big Christmas markets like Winchester Christmas Market, Bath Christmas Market or Winter Wonderland in London, it’s lovely to spend time closer to home. So I thought I’d put together all the Surrey Christmas markets and Christmas fairs to give you some festive inspiration in your local area.
Christmas Fairs and Christmas Markets in Surrey
A Christmas Fair selling a wide range of luxury gifts for men, women and children plus a dedicated food and drink hall. All raising money for Cancer Research UK.
Where: The Barn at Botley Hill, Limpsfield Road, Warlingham, Surrey CR6 9QH
When: 1st and 2nd November 2022
Cost: £5 payable on the door, free parking
Camberley Theatre Christmas Craft Show and Market
The Camberley Theatre Christmas Craft Show and Market includes a wide range of products from local artists and makers like jewellery, craft kits, artwork and candles – there is something for everyone! There’s a cafe on site which will be open throughout the event and a dedicated area for family friendly/children’s makers so you can bring the children along and pick up some festive gifts and treats.
Where: Camberley Theatre, Knoll Road, Camberley, Surrey GU15 3SY
When: Sunday 6th November, 10am to 4pm
A European-style Christmas market in a traditional British setting. Kingston Christmas Market is one of the most magical Christmas markets around London. Wander under the twinkling fairy lights, enjoy a mug of mulled wine and choose from an assortment of delicious food to get you in the Christmas spirit.
Where: Kingston Ancient Market Place, Kingston-Upon-Thames, Surrey KT1 1JS
When: 10th November to 24th December 2022
Visit The Packhouse after hours for a magical Christmas shopping night. Get in the festive mood surrounded by fairy lights, Christmas decorations and gift ideas. There’ll be festive live music and special pop up stalls from local suppliers.
Where: The Packhouse, Tongham Road, Runfold, Farnham, Surrey GU10 1PJ
When: 10th, 17th and 24th November 2022
Cost: Free but tickets must be booked in advance. Mince pies and a free mulled wine, prosecco or non alcoholic drink are included with entry.
The School will be transformed into a winter wonderland for a cosy Christmas shopping experience. The fires will be lit, the lights will be twinkling, the mulled wine flowing; all to the sounds of Christmas music and carols.
There will be over 40 stalls for shopping as well as entertainment and activities for children, delicious food, refreshments and festivities for all the family.
Where: Parkside School, The Manor, Stoke D’Abernon Cobham, Surrey KT11 3PX
When: 12th November 2022, 12pm to 5pm
Cost: £5 per adult, children go free
The Rural Crafts Association presents up to 65 craftsmen and women showing their natural creative talents and enthusiasm in a vast range of inspirational gifts.
With refreshments available all day, delicious cakes, tea and coffee, light bites and mulled wine making it an ideal way to take a break and start the Christmas shopping.
Where: Loseley House, Loseley Park, Guildford, Surrey GU3 1HS
When: 17th to 20th November 2022
Cost: £5 per ticket booked in advance
The annual Christmas Fair is always a popular event with a vast number of stalls all designed to solve all your Christmas shopping under one roof! There will also be street food, live music and the infamous raffle!
Where: Reed’s School, Sandy Lane, Cobham, Surrey KT11 2ES
When: Friday 18th November 2022, 12pm-5:30pm
This fantastic event has so many fabulous stalls to get unique presents for family and friends. This festive shopping experience has exhibitors selling an eclectic mix of bespoke Christmas gifts and decorations, chocolates, cakes and confectionery, liqueurs and wines, jewellery, accessories and much more!
The Cathedral Shop will also be open, stocked with wonderful items for Christmas and the Seasons Café/Restaurant, will be selling drinks, snacks and lunches.
Where: Guildford Cathedral, Stag Hill, Guildford, Surrey GU2 7UP
When: Friday 18th and Saturday 19th November 2022
Cost: £3 entry, accompanied under 15s free
Where: Woodcote High School, Meadow Rise, Coulsdon, Surrey, CR5 2EH
When: 19th November 2022
This year the Christmas Craft Fair and Vintage Christmas events are combining to make one Christmas shopping extravaganza. Visit the Rural Life Living Museum to stock up on unique and unusual gifts for your loved ones as the museum fills with stalls selling a multitude of wares ranging from artisanal handmade crafts to mid century and retro gift
Where: Rural Life Living Museum, Reeds Road, Tilford, Farnham, Surrey GU10 2DL
When: 19th and 20th November 2022
Cost: Included with admission
Friendly, unique, and creative pop-up department store, with a wide variety of businesses selling artwork, beauty, candles, fashion, jewellery and gifts for you, your home and your pets. Free parking.
Where: Dorking Halls, Reigate Road, Dorking, Surrey RH4 1SG
When: Sunday 20th November, 11am – 4pm
Join the Brockham Village Christmas Fair where there will be the work of many local crafts people for sale as well as the Made in Brockham range and Brockham gift range of tea towels, mugs, coasters and cards.
Where: Brockham VIllage Hall, Brockham Green, Surrey RH3 7JJ
When: 20th November 2022
A Christmas market that has stallholders who change throughout the five day period – meaning you can visit often to find something new! There will be children’s educational books, Surrey Wood Craft, household Items, perfume, jewellery, handbags and so much more. A great opportunity to pick up some Christmas gifts!
The Venue has a cafe, library and museum plus it’s an accessible venue making it really wheelchair and pushchair friendly.
Where: Bourne Hall. Spring Street, Ewell, Surrey KT17 1UF
When: 24th November 2022 to 28th November 2022, 10am to 5pm
The Surrey Hills Christmas Fair celebrates the best of Surrey fine arts, crafts and artisanal produce. Experience the unique atmosphere of the manor house, complete with roaring fires as you peruse arts and crafts from paintings to ceramics, textiles, jewellery, sculpture, prints, silversmithing and more.
Explore the walled gardens where you can select and buy a handmade Christmas Wreath using foliage from the grounds of West Horsley Place as well as beautiful bunches of mistletoe and hand-crafted wooden items made from fallen trees on the estate.
Where: West Horsley Place, Epsom Road, West Horsley, Surrey KT24 6AN
When: 25th to 27th November 2022
Cost: £8 per person, under 5’s go free,
This year’s Godalming Christmas Festival and Lights Switch-On is a great opportunity to start your Christmas shopping. Throughout the Christmas market you’ll find a spectacular range of carefully selected top quality crafts, decorations, festival food and drink, along with many unusual and individual gifts for all your friends and family.
Where: Godalming Town Centre: High Street, Church Street and Crown Court
When: Saturday 26th November 2022
There will be 22 stalls selling a lovely range of gifts for that extra special present for Christmas including locally sourced products like Sandhills Farm cider, honey from local grower, Nutfield Dairy Farm brandy butter and Christmas themed ice cream and also Kaanan Wedding Services chutney, pickles and curry powders.
There will also be the Christmas Café where you can enjoy a cuppa with a slice of homemade cake and a delicious lunch menu on offer. Plus, try your luck on the Christmas Raffle, Guess the Weight of the Christmas Cake and Guess the Name of the Bear games.
Where: Bletchingley Village Hall, 78 High Street, Bletchingley, Redhill, Surrey RH1 4PA
When: 26th November 2022, 10am to 3pm
Cost: £1 per adult, children go free
Full of festive treats, the finest food and even some mulled wine, Little Bookham Christmas Market takes place in the lovely rustic setting of Tithe Barn, and is the perfect way to kick start your Christmas shopping this November.
All proceeds go towards the work of Cherry Trees.
Where: Tithe Barn, Manor House Lane, Little Bookham, Surrey KT23 4ES
When: 26th November 2022
The Winter Craft Fair features a wide array of unique products from local designers, crafter, painters and producers. Look for gifts for loved ones or even treat yourself. The Café will be serving seasonal treats and there will be festive music throughout the day.
Where: The Lightbox, Chobham Road, Woking, Surrey GU21 4AA
When: Saturday 26th and Sunday 27th November, 11.00am – 4.00pm
Cost: Free general entry, suggested donation £3
A delicious festive weekend, set in the magnificent palace courtyards and grounds. The perfect start to your Christmas celebrations and a stunning festive food lover’s wonderland, full of delicious artisan food and drink, as well as perfect gifts to pick up for loved ones.
Where: Hampton Court Palace, East Molesey, Surrey KT8 9AU.
When: 2nd to 4th December 2022
Cost: Included in palace admission, members go free.
Explore a fantastic variety of stalls run by local artisans selling food, drink and gifts. Discover a unique collection of locally made gifts including food and drink, beauty products, art, jewellery and homewares.
Where: Ramster Garden and Tea House, Petworth Road, Chiddingfold, Surrey GU8 4SN
When: 3rd and 4th December 2022
Cost: Free entry
The Haslemere Annual Christmas Market has over 200 stalls of gifts and refreshments and something for all the family. Free Hoppa service from Shottermill, Lion Green, Weydown Road and the station.
Where: Haslemere Town Centre
When: 4th December 2022
Farnham’s Christmas Market makes a welcome return this year! There will be over 150 stalls in Castle Street, The Borough and the Conservative Club in Ivy Lane selling gifts that are a little different, crafts, accessories, Christmas items, food, drink and more. Shoppers can expect there to be an emphasis on local, quality products.
Where: Castle Street, Farnham
When: Sunday 11th December 2022
I hope that’s given you some inspiration for the festive season. I’ll add more Surrey Christmas fairs and Christmas markets as they get announced and I hope you make it to at least one over the holidays this year. I’ve pencilled a few in my diary! When the time comes, have a wonderful Christmas. and I hope these posts give you some more inspiration too: