Christmas Fayres in Essex



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Essex Christmas Shopping Fair
Cressing Temple Barns, nr Braintree
Friday 10th November 2023 to Sunday 12th November 2023
“Exhibitors will include Arts & Crafts, Fashion & Beauty, Food & Drink, Gifts & Household Accessories, Outdoor & Garden goodies as well as the unique and uncategorisable.”
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Essex County Christmas Fair
Layer Marney Tower, Layer Marney CO5 9US
Friday 17th November 2023 to Sunday 19th November 2023, 3pm to 8pm
“With over 120 stalls featuring a vast range of food and drink, gifts, handcrafted items and festive decorations at this afternoon/evening fair, we are sure you will find the perfect gift.”
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Essex Craft Christmas Fair
Foakes Hall, 47 Stortford Rd, Dunmow CM6 1DG
Saturday 18th November 2023
“Join us for a festive celebration of arts and crafts. With around 30 makers selling unique handmade items, you’ll be sure to find an original Christmas gift from some of our talented crafters… ”

Homestead Winter Fair
Homestead Caravans & Outdoor Leisure, Thorpe Road, Weeley, CO16 9JN
Saturday 18th November 2023 10am – 3pm
Come along to our Winter Fair and help us raise funds for the Essex & Herts Air Ambulance. Try your luck at our Tombola, meet Santa, and pick up some gifts from the Craft and Gift stalls. Refreshments available. Free admission and parking.
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South Hanningfield Christmas Crafts & Gifts Table Top Event
South Hanningfield Village Hall, South Hanningfield, Chelmsford, CM3 8HL
Saturday 25th November 10am to 4pm
Over 35 craft and gift stalls will be attending. The event is Free Entry, there will be a Raffle and refreshments will be available including Mulled Wine!
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Festive Fayre
Barleylands Farm Park, Barleylands Road, Billericay CM11 2UD
Saturday 25th November 2023, 10am to 4pm
“Craft shops, stalls, live singers, children’s entertainment, festive food stalls & more! PLUS we will have a visit from the big man himself, Father Christmas and two beautiful princesses.”
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Christmas Gift and Food Fair
Chelmsford City Racecourse
Sunday 26th November 2023 – 10am to 4pm
“Over 100 small local businesses, with the majority from Essex and Suffolk. There will be an exciting variety of high-quality, unique gifts, decorations, crafts and festive foods to get you in the Christmas spirit.”
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Christmas Fair and Santa
Museum of Power, Hatfield Road, Langford, Maldon CM9 6QA
Saturday 2nd December 2023 and Sunday 3rd December 2023 – 10:00am to 4:00pm
“Come and meet Santa in his Grotto, enjoy a miniature steam train ride, meander through our indoor Christmas stalls and join in with our fun entertainment and children’s rides.”
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Christmas Market and Open Weekend
Markshall Estate, Coggeshall, Colchester, CO6 1TG
Saturday 2nd December 2023 and Sunday 3rd December 2023, 10am to 4pm
“Browse the Christmas Market and shop for unique gifts and crafts that will make the ideal present for that someone special. With lots of local crafts people and businesses filling the Coach House with their works, you’ll be sure to find unique gifts, tasty tipples and so much more.”
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Epping Christmas Market
High Street, Epping CM16 4BL
Saturday 2nd December 2023
Traditional Christmas market with entertainment, food, gifts, crafts, Santa (in Fire Station), Christmas lights and festive fun! Free entry.
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Hylands House and Estate Open Day – with our Christmas Farmers’ & Craft Market
Hylands Estate, Chelmsford CM2 8WQ
Sunday 17th December 2023
“Hylands Estate is fully open for you to explore and enjoy at your leisure. Discover more about the history of Hylands House at the monthly exhibition in the library. Fee entry.”
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