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Bakewell Christmas Market

Bakewell Christmas Market

9.00 am - 5.00 pm

held in the town centre on hard standing

free admission : coaches welcome

~ A Quintessential English Christmas Market ~

The Bakewell Christmas Market 2023 will be held on Market Street, Granby Road and Riverside Crescent and welcomes visitors, friends and families to our very own quintessential Christmas Market. This is a free event to attend, with some traders from our famous Monday market, traders from the town and also the Peak District and Derbyshire. Our Christmas market this year will host around 100 stalls and gazebos.

A huge variety of stalls to browse, there will be something for everybody also look out for Rachael and her Disney characters, Stitch, Minnie and Mickey Mouse and Cindy-Lou Who.

 Put the magic in magical, make everyone’s faces shine bright, creating memories to last forever.

At this years Bakewell Christmas Market there is much to see including:

And of course delicious street food:

Saturday Entertainment

Local DJ all day

Matlock Community Choir: 11.00 - 12.00

Bakewell Silver Band: 12.00 - 1.00

Bakewell Junior School: 2.00 - 3.00

Salvation Army: 10.00 - 4.00

Father Christmas will be around from 3pm

Sunday Entertainment

Castleton Silver Band: 11.00 - 12.00

Bakewell Silver Band: 12.00 - 1.00

Buxton Billerettes: 2.00 - 3.00

Scrumptious food

British Legion motor bikes

Christmassy stalls to browse

Seasonal music

Buxton Billerettes 

Breakfast with Santa

Craft fair

Dales Fairs Craft and Gift Events will be in the Town Hall over the weekend.

We are really looking forward to being part of the Bakewell Christmas Weekend on Sat/Sun.  We will be in the Town Hall and will be open from 10am - 4.30pm each day, with some fantastic stalls and Christmas Gift ideas! Come along and enjoy the fun of Christmas in Bakewell.

Fun fair for the kids

Bakewell Silver Band

Yorkshire Pudding Beer

James McKay and his owls

While you are here, why not consider a visit to the Bakewell's shops, delis, cafe, pubs, hotels, quaint historic courtyards, churches and Old House museum.

Car parking in and around Bakewell town centre and further car and coach parking is available at the Agricultural Business Centre, Agricultural Way, Bakewell, DE45 1AQ

Coach parking is in front of the Agricultural Business Centre with additional coach parking at the rear of this building. The District Council does not operate a policy of booking coaches in. For all car parking information see Derbyshire Dales District Council website. 

Fancy a weekend mini break. Bakewell offers hotels, pubs, B & B's and don’t forget to come back and visit Bakewell's famous Monday Market, every Monday on Market Street and Granby Road with around 120 plus stalls where you will find something for everyone.

Browse here for pictures from the 2020 Christmas Market Weekend.


The roads into Bakewell can become quite congested at certain times due to the shear volume of people attending this event, to help alleviate this, please consider traveling by public transport.

Sheffield to Bakewell:

Derby to Bakewell:

Chesterfield to Bakewell:

Derby to Buxton:  click for the timetable


If you are travelling by car, parking is off Agricultural Way DE45 1AH 

PLEASE NOTE: Anything bearing the name Bakewell Christmas Market on line or virtual has absolutely nothing to do with Bakewell Christmas Market and the organisers of Bakewell Christmas Market which is held in the town centre in Bakewell completely disassociate themselves with such activities. 

Traders Information

Traders please note, all trade stand space has now been taken and is fully booked.