Christmas markets in Surrey 2020
PUBLISHED: 10:36 12 November 2020
Nothing beats wandering through a Christmas market with a cup of mulled wine, buying local gifts and stocking up on festive essentials. We’ve gathered some of the best markets happening in Surrey this year
• Virtual Cranleigh Christmas Fair (13-22 Nov)
There will be over 100 stalls taking part in the Cranleigh Christmas Fair this year, which will be held entirely virtually.
Head to the website which will be populated with links to the virtual stallholders from 13th to 22nd November, where you can order a wide variety of Christmas gifts and decorations. Some stallholders will also be offering a special code for shopping discounts during the market days.
• Friends of Reed’s School Christmas Fair (20-24 Nov)
Support some local businesses at the Friends of Reed’s School Christmas Fair, another event which will be held virtually this year.
There will be lots of stalls with gifts including fashion, accessories, homeware and more. Follow the school on social media to keep abreast of details.
• Hampton Court Palace Festive Fayre (11-13 Dec)
On the enchanting grounds of the palace, which is even more beguiling during the winter months with a cup of mulled wine hand, the Hampton Court Palace Festive Fayre is due to run over the weekend of 11th to 13th December.
There will be street food, pop-up bars, Christmas shopping to be done, live music and much more. This will be the perfect post-lockdown festive day out.
• The Christmas Fair at Farnham Maltings (11 & 12 Dec)
Having rescheduled to take place after lockdown, The Christmas Fair at Farnham Maltings is due to go ahead in December. It is a two day event with 75 stalls of all varieties to browse along with seasonal food and drink.
The stalls are comprised of local producers and makers so this is a chance to support Surrey’s local businesses. Tickets are £1 and are only available in advance with timed entry to allow for social distancing and other regulations but you can stay as long as you like.
• Christmas Market at Dorking Halls (6 Dec)
There will be a socially distanced market curated by Dapper & Suave at Dorking Halls for one day this December. The market is free with money being raised for Cherry Trees. There will be stalls of art, beauty products, food gifts and more.
Tickets are free but there is timed entry, so reserve your spot on the website.
• Guildford Craft and Gift Market (11 Dec)
Taking place at the beautiful Guildford Guildhall on the High Street, the Guildford Craft and Gift Market is set to go ahead on Friday 11th December.
The event is free for visitors to explore the many stalls that will be availble while perusing the bustling High Street.
• Knaphill Christmas Market (5 Dec)
From 11am to 3.30pm on Saturday 5th December, the Knaphill Christmas Market will be open on the village’s High Street.
Held in aid of Woking and Sam Beare Hospice and Wellbeing Care, expect stalls of Christmassy goodies to peruse.