Bakewell Christmas Market Weekend

Bakewell Christmas Market Weekend

Saturday 20th & Sunday 21st November 2021

9.00 am - 5.00 pm

held in the town centre on hard standing

free admission : coaches welcome

~ A Quintessential English Christmas Market ~

Bakewell Christmas Market weekend 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 from the Peak District and Derbyshire. Our Christmas market this year will host around 100 stalls and gazebos.

We are proudly supporting British Legion Riders displaying their motorbikes on Bridge Street, Age UK Bakewell Day Centre, Helens Trust and Weston Park Hospital will also have charity stalls on the market.

There will be plenty of mulled wine to keep you warm, entertainment, decorations, baubles, lights, festive gifts and a varied selection of stalls for everyone will get us in the festive mood.

Santa courtesy of Rotary Club Bakewell – located in Old Original Pudding Shop

Breakfast with Santa (advance bookings only) – hosted at The Wheatsheaf Hotel

Rachel performing songs from the Frozen, other characters to look out for include Elf on a shelf, Minnie and Mickey and be very aware, watch out for............. The Grinch!!


Rachel Magical entertainment 12 noon to 5pm: Saturday & Sunday

Maxwell Thorpe is singing in the marquee 2pm to 3pm; Saturday and 11am to 12 noon: Sunday

Bakewell Silver 12 noon to 1pm: Saturday & Sunday

Castleton Silver 1pm to 2pm: Saturday only

Salvation Army 12 noon to 4pm: Saturday only

Matlock tuneless community choir- Saturday 11am to 12noon

Santa 4pm to 5pm in Market place: Saturday & Sunday

Sheffield Steel city concert band 1pm to 2pm: Sunday only

Buxton Billerettes 2.30pm to 4pm : Sunday only

Scrumptious food

British Legion motor bikes

Christmassy stalls to browse

Seasonal music

Owls to see

Santa's grotto

Craft fair

Fun fair for the kids

Bakewell Silver Band

Buxton Billerettes

Classical singer Maxwell Thorpe

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

Please do not travel to this event if you or anyone in your household are experiencing symptoms of Covid-19 or have been told to self-isolate.

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 completely disassociate themselves with such activities.