Think hot mulled wine, spiced mince pies and freshly baked gingerbread biscuits. Christmas markets are a great way to into the festive spirit. So wrap up warm and head on over to the best winter fayres and Christmas markets North Wales has to offer.
An unforgettable Christmas market where you can buy crafts from local artists, as well as the very best local produce. Parents can drop their kids off at the film screening whilst they stock up on stocking-fillers! Make sure not to leave Caernarfon without visiting the mighty castle, one of the most famous in the country.
When to Visit: 30th November 2014
Fire eaters, drummers, and jugglers all feature at Llanberis’ eccentric Christmas event. Join a workshop and build your own lantern in time for the lantern parade. Don’t miss the big finale when Santa turns on the Christmas lights!
When to Visit: 11th December 2014
One of the biggest events in the British agricultural calendar, the Winter Fair sees producers from all over the UK come to showcase the best of their organic, local and artisan produce. Christmas shoppers can get lost amongst hundreds of the very best stalls from the entire country and even those who aren’t looking to buy will be sure to enjoy the festive atmosphere.
When to Visit: 1st – 2nd December 2014
This Dickensian style Christmas fayre boasts over 100 food and craft stalls, craft demonstrations and even a winter grotto. Enjoy ambling along the streets and taking in the festive spirit. Llandudno is an ideal spot for a weekend away.
When to Visit: 20th – 23rd November 2014
Made in Wales Christmas Fair, Menai Bridge
Only locally made products from local Welsh artists and craftspeople feature at the Made in Wales Christmas Fair. If you have even the slightest interest in craft then this is the fair for you. With so many mass market plastic toys doing the rounds this Christmas, handmade alternatives are a welcome alternative and there’s no better place to find them than at Menai Bridge.
When to Visit: 23rd November & 7th December
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