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November 10, 2018

Find A Christmas Market In Cornwall (2018)

I’ve put together a not so little list of all the Christmas Markets, Fairs, Fetes, Fayres and what nots I know about going on in November and December 2018 in and around St Ives, Cornwall.

***If you know of any others that are worthy of a mention, contact us to let us know about them!***

I’ve included a few Farmers’ Markets and car boots as I think these are worth a mention too!

Nancledra School Christmas Fair

Date: Friday 23th – Saturday 24th November
Time: Friday 6 – 8:30pm and Saturday 10 – 3pm
Location: Nancledra School

Our fabulous craft fayre is back, even bigger and better than ever! With 40 high quality stalls, lots of festive fun for the kids, yummy food and drink and a visit from the big man himself this will be sure to get you in the christmas spirit! Entry to the stalls is free, charges apply for Father Christmas, Punch and Judy etc. Please don’t forget to buy some tickets for our amazing raffle with over 50 fab prizes!


Hayle Harbour Christmas Market 2018

Date: Saturday 24th and Sunday 25th November 2018
Time: 9am to 4:30pm
Location: Hayle Harbour (by Asda)

A family festive Christmas market with lots going on. Stands, craft stalls, hot food and drink, free face painting, SANTAS GROTTO, kids lucky dip, Christmas decorations, gold and silver jewellery, handmade jewellery and light reflective jewellery, greyhound trust, Cornwall blood bikes, sweets and a children’s Christmas word hunt with free prizes


Gwel An Mor Christmas Fayre & Meet Santa & His Real Reindeer

Date: 24th and 25th November 2018
Time: 10am to 6pm
Location: Gwel an Mor, Portreath

The Christmas Fair is free to attend and you’ll be able to pick up some special gifts from local producers, we’ll have food and drink on sale and there will be plenty of entertainment and fun! Santa and his real reindeer will be flying in for little ones to meet.


Flame Christmas Fair At The Acorn Theatre Penzance

Date: 24th November 2018
Time: 10am to 4pm
Location: The Acorn Theatre, Penzance

Get festive with FLAME this year and find the perfect gifts to make your Christmas magical. Enjoy the work of 22 diverse and talented Artisans and Makers, with quality items that are guaranteed to inspire.


St Johns November Craft Fair, Penzance

Date: 24th December
Time: 11am to 4pm
Location: St John’s Hall, Penzance

A special Pre Christmas event giving you a chance to purchase some truly beautiful Christmas gifts for those you care about. Held in both rooms of St Johns Hall, Penzance, you will find over 35 stalls of handmade arts and crafts.


Breage C Of E School Christmas Fair

Date: 24th December
Time: 12pm to 4pm
Location: Breage School, Helston

We have stalls galore, something to suit all tastes and budgets…plants, jewellery, accessories, wooden gifts and plenty more.
Santa’s grotto will be open, children will be invited to write a letter to Santa that can be posted in his special letter box, have a chat to him and receive a small gift.


Truro Christmas Market

Date: Every Wednesday & Saturday from 28th Nov to 22nd Dec 2018
Time: 9am to 5pm
Location: Lemon Quay, Truro

Taking place during Truro’s busiest period this pop up market is perfectly located to catch every visitor coming into Truro. With tens of thousands of visitors this will be ideal to snap up some lovely handmade last minute gifts!

Building on from previous years you’ll find quality gifts, food, drink and street food. Truro is especially beautiful at this festive time of year with its cobbled street and amazing lights.


Cornish Christmas Market At The Godolphin Arms, Marazion

Date: Thursday 29th November 2018
Time: 2pm to 8pm
Location: The Goldolphin Arms, West End, Marazion TR17 0EN

Looking for the perfect present? Why not join us on Thursday 29th November at the Godolphin Arms between 2PM-8PM for our Cornish Christmas market. We will have an array of gifts by local makers, artists and creators – we hope to see you there!


Festive Produce Market, Camborne

Date: 30th November 2018
Time: 9am to 2pm
Location: Commerical Square, Camborne

The first of the festive markets in Camborne! Visit us for local produce and crafts and to pick up a gift or two.


St Uny School Christmas Fayre 2018

Date: 30th November 2018
Time: 4pm to 6pm
Location: St Uny School in Carbis Bay

As usual we will be having an amazing raffle, with loads of fantastic prizes donated by local businesses. We will also have stalls, tombolas and games. Of course no Christmas fayre would be complete without our Santa’s Grotto and we will also have the return of our Elves Workshop where the children can independently buy and wrap a gift for someone.


Etsy Made Local St Ives

Date: 30th November , 1st and 2nd December 2018
Time: 6pm – 9pm on Friday, 10am to 5pm Sat, 10am to 4pm Sun
Location: The Guildhall St Ives

Etsy Made Local St Ives is part of the Etsy Made Local nationwide initiative with events taking place nationwide over the first weekend in December. Organised by a team of local Etsy sellers, there will be 40 stalls selling high quality products and gifts, live music & cocktails on Friday night and a pop up cafe on Saturday and Sunday. This year’s focus will be on sustainable and plastic free products. FREE ENTRY. Children, Dog and buyers friendly.


St Ives Fair Mo 2018

Date: 1st December 2018
Time: 10am to 4pm
Location: St Ives Parish Church (St Ia)

Lots of stalls ideal time to start your Christmas shopping. Music and entertainment though out the day, refreshments served all day. Visit Santa in his grotto.
Brilliant community spirit a day not to miss.


Kidz R Us Christmas Bazaar, St Ives

Date: 1st December 2018
Time: 10am to 4pm
Location: The St Ives Theatre on The Stennack

Full house of gorgeous gift ideas for the festive season. Plus previews of The Snow Queen


Lelant Christmas Fayre

Date: 1st December 2018
Time: 10am to 12:30pm
Location: Lelant Village Hall

Crafts, Cakes & Savouries, Books & Gifts, Raffle & Tombola and more. Make this the start of your Christmas Season!


Hayle Christmas Lights – Christmas Fair

Date: 1st December 2018
Time: 10am to 4pm
Location: Passmore Edwards Institute

There will be plenty for everyone, a tombola, refreshments and a raffle (with fantastic prizes). The raffle will be drawn on the 8th December at our Rugby Club Gig.


St Erth Christmas Lights Farmers’ Market

Date: 1st December 2018
Time: 10am to 1pm
Location: St Erth Methodist Church

The St. Erth Christmas Lights Committee will be providing Cakes and Refreshments at St. Erth Farmers Market from 10:00.


The Makers’ Market At The Exchange Penzance

Date: 1st December 2018
Time: 10am to 5pm
Location: The Exchange, Penzance

To start the Christmas season we bring you a high quality selection of work by local and regional makers, in ceramics, jewellery, textiles, print and more.
Finish the day with the Penzance Christmas lights switch-on.


Big Christmas Sale At The Poppy Treffry Studio, Penzance

Date: 1st & 2nd December 2018
Time: 11am to 4pm
Location: Trereife Park Workshops, Penzance

Come join Poppy and other talented makers at our annual CHRISTMAS SALE in our cute Penzance workshop! Lots of lovely bargains to be had: seconds, discontinued and current products!

Expect great atmosphere, lots of fun and gorgeous hand made goodies!


Artisan Christmas Craft At Penzance Library

Date: 1st December 2018
Time: 1am to 4pm
Location: Penzance Library

Artisan Christmas craft and Alternative Event .
St Johns Hall Penzance.
Artists, Craft, Chocolate Sellers,
Food Traders, Gifts ,Unusual ,Beauty, Handmade Clothing.


Gulval School Christmas Fair

Date: 3rd December 2018
Time: 3:30pm to 6pm
Location: Gulval School

A winter wonderland of stalls, games, festive foods, Father Christmas, carol singing and fun games for all the family…..


Christmas Craft Fayre, Newlyn

Date: 8th December 2018
Time: 10am to 1pm
Location: The Centre, Newlyn

Christmas craft fair
free admission
lots of Christmas craft bargains – and a visit from Santa


St Ives Christmas Market 2018

Date: 8th and 9th December 2018
Time: 10am to 4pm
Location: The Guildhall St Ives

This is the second year of The St Ives Christmas Market with 40+ stalls of art, craft, gifts, food etc.. There will be performances from The Ingleheart Singers, St Ives Infant School and Niamh O’Connor. Free entry and dogs welcome.


Perranporth Christmas Market 2018

Date: 9th December 2018
Time: 11am to 5pm
Location: Main street in Perranporth

A Festive Open Air Market in the heart of Perranporth, along the Main Street.
Join us on Sunday December 9th 2018 11am for this special Community Event!


Christmas Fayre At The Royal Cornwall Museum

Date: 9th December 2018
Time: 10am to 4pm
Location: Royal Cornwall Museum, Truro

Step into a world of festive delights. Experience some of the most talented craftspeople and artisan makers from around Cornwall and the South West. Featuring 37 stalls of contemporary craft, art, ceramics, illustration, textiles, decor, gifts, fashion, jewellery and accessories– there really is something for everyone.


Ludgvan Christmas Craft Fair

Date: 9th December 2018
Time: 11am to 4pm
Location: Ludgvan Community Centre, Penzance

Held across the ground floor of Ludgvan Community Centre we will have over 35 stalls of beautiful hand made and unusual gift and crafts. Located just off the cross roads before Crowlas this large venue will be our home for the day. There is plenty of free onsite parking, we will be running our cafe serving delicious homemade snacks and cakes as well as Tea & Coffee, upstairs the The Club Bar. Ludgvan Community Centre. will be fully open for those wishing something a little stronger.


The Alternative Christmas Market At Heartlands

Date: Sunday 16th December 2018
Time: 11am to 4pm
Location: Heartlands

Not your average festive fayre…

THE BIGGEST CHRISTMAS MARKET IN CORNWALL!

No angelic choirs or Disney, think more punk rock and Krampus





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