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Festive shopping

6th November 2023

With the build up to Christmas, Cornwall comes alive with Christmas markets and late-night shopping, across the length and breadth of the Duchy. Supporting local businesses and artisan makers, find unique gifts that will delight friends and family.

The Cornwall Christmas Fair

Wednesday 22nd and Thursday 23rd November at The Eden Project.

This much loved annual fair, run by a team of volunteers, raises vital funds for the Cornwall Community Foundation. Discover ceramics, jewellery, fashion and homeware, as well as a plethora of delicious food and drink from artisan makers. 

For more information and tickets, please click HERE.

Charlestown Christmas Market

Saturday 25th and Sunday 26th November at Penrice Academy, Sports Hall.

With plenty of parking, there is an abundance of local crafts, food and drink, plus live entertainment to get you into the festive spirit. 

For more information, click HERE.

Duchy of Cornwall Nursery Late-Night Shopping Events

Choose from a series of magical evenings at the Nursery every Friday night from Friday 24th November to Friday 22nd December, from 5.30pm to 8.30pm.

In addition, book the optional seasonal supper menu, available between 6pm and 7.30pm.

For more information on the evening, menu and how to book a table, click HERE.

The Big Christmas Market - Truro

From Wednesday 29th November up until Christmas Eve, Lemon Quay in Truro will be alive with traders from across Cornwall, all showcasing their incredible talent and craftsmanship within the Cornish community. Each day will showcase local food, drink, art and crafts, while street food, music, festive happenings and family entertainment will add an immersive feel to the month-long market. 

For more information click HERE.

Padstow Christmas Market

Thursday 7th to Sunday 10th December. 

This well-established foodie festival is also home to a fantastic Christmas craft market. From watching chefs like Rick Stein and Paul Ainsworth demonstrating seasonal recipes in the Festival Theatre to browsing local arts, crafts and food from across the county and beyond. We advise to go early to get parking and stay for the day.

More information can be found HERE.

Fowey Christmas Market

Friday 8th to Sunday 10th December.

Located in the pretty harbour side town of Fowey, the Christmas Market is the place to discover delicious local food, Christmas shopping that showcases local artisans and seasonal entertainment.

Don't miss out on the opening day parade which includes the Fowey Town Band.

More details can be found HERE.

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