This year's Harrogate Christmas Market will take place from Thursday 15th to Sunday 18th November 2018. Open at 10am until 8pm, except Sunday when it ends at 5pm.
ADMISSION FOR VISITORS IS FREE!
Held on The Stray in the historic Montpellier Quarter of Harrogate town centre, this four-day festive market will be filled with high quality Yorkshire and Harrogate products. This year it is expected to have nearly 200 stalls selling everything from Yorkshire cheeses and chutneys to handmade gifts and Christmas decorations. Not forgetting Santa's Grotto and real reindeer!
Among the highlights will be the large Craft and Gift Marquee and a Food and Drink Marquee with café-style tables and chairs for visitors to relax and enjoy the Yorkshire produce on offer.
There will be Funfair Rides for the little ones to enjoy as well as musical entertainment by local buskers.
The Christmas Market is surrounded by Harrogate's vibrant town centre with fabulous shopping, cafe culture, fine cuisine, grand and cosy hotels as well as a glamorous heritage as a European spa town. Search out fabulous independent shopping and welcoming communities in Commercial Street, Cold Bath Road , Kings Roadand High Harrogateto mention just a few. All within walking distance of the Christmas Market.
Find out more about where to stay and what to do in the Harrogate area visit www.VisitHarrogate.co.uk
Harrogate's Christmas lights will be officially switched on at a celebration outside the Victoria Shopping Centre on Thursday 15th Novemberfrom 4pm to 6pm. The whole of the town centre is lit up every day with the glow of thousands of festive lights, throughout the four-day Christmas Market and right up until the end of December. Find out more at www.HarrogateAtChristmas.org
Location & Parking
Harrogate is a compact town and easy to navigate on foot. There are several car parks as well as on-street parking in and around the town centre. Always check the signs where you park to see if you are in a FREE short-stay disc parking area or pay and display area, and for how long you can park. Parking Discs are available from shops and the Tourist Information Centre.
GETTING HERE BY BUS
Frequent buses run between Harrogate and the surrounding areas with regular services from Knaresborough, Leeds, Pateley Bridge, Ripon, Wetherby and York. Visit www.harrogatebus.co.uk for timetable details.
GETTING HERE BY TRAIN
The market is a short walk from the railway station or you can use the Shuttle Bus from Stand 1. Harrogate Railway Station is on the Harrogate Line which runs regularly between York and Leeds.
Visit northernrailway.co.uk for timetables and prices.
Harrogate Bus and Railway Stations are next to each other on Station Parade.
A FREE Christmas Market Shuttle Bus will be operating on the four days of the Christmas Market between Stand 1 at Harrogate Bus Station and the heart of the Market. The route is highlighted on the handy PDF file above showing the car park locations.
Further information from: info@HarrogateChristmasMarket.org
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