The most wonderful time of the year is on the horizon. And if you are a big fan of the festive season like us, you don’t want to miss our rundown for upcoming Christmas fairs and markets in Derbyshire this year.
Whether you are looking for a day out the whole family can enjoy or are on the hunt for that perfect Christmas gift, you’re bound to get what you’re searching for at these wonderful events in Derby. And who knows, maybe we’ll see you there?
The Christmas Market At The Roundhouse, Derby – 9th & 10th November
Back for its 10th year, the Christmas Market at the Roundhouse in Derby will take place across Saturday 8th and Sunday 10th November. This hugely successful annual event will this year feature a tea room, artisan food & drink stalls, lifestyle workshops, festive interior inspiration, vintage home wares, craft items and (of course) a selection of practically perfect gifts for even the most difficult to shop for recipients. Entry is £2 on the door and under 10s go in free! So get the family together and don’t miss out!
Chatsworth House Christmas Market – 15th November – 3rd December
The annual Christmas market at Chatsworth house has over 100 stalls offering a wide range of gifts and decorations to kick-start your festive shopping. As well as goodies from local businesses, visitors can also explore exclusive products at the Chatsworth House Stables shops. From home decor to fashion, there will be lots of stocking fillers to choose from. As well as a selection of delicious Christmas fare ready to weigh down your dinner table!
Christmas Gift Market at Calke Abbey – 29 November – 1st December
Calke Abbey are kicking off the Christmas season in style with the fabulous Christmas Gift Market. The perfect place to find the ideal gift for that special someone and stock up on stocking fillers. This 3 day market will showcase a huge range of traditional, vintage, contemporary and handmade prezzies. And maybe a few treats for you too? We won’t tell anyone! Keep an eye out for more Yuletide cheer at Calke Abbey this Christmas too! The Christmas Food and Drink Fair will take place on Sunday 22nd December. So wrap up warm and prepare for a feast of seasonal, heart-warming Christmas fare!
Family Festivities At Markeaton Park – 30th November
Christmas is all about family fun and spending time together. And Family Festivities at Markeaton Park has this base firmly covered. Featuring a free elf trail that kids will love, festive food, music and much more, you’ll be spoilt for choice at this upcoming event. The event will also play host to a variety of workshops help by JumpingCLAY and a free drop-in printmaking from local arts initiative Write Print Create. Don’t forget to get the kids to write their letter to Santa and drop it in the Markeaton North Pole post box while you’re there!
Derby Christmas Artisan Market at The Eagle Market – 21st December
If you’re a big fan of all things handmade and crafty, then don’t miss the Derby Christmas Artisan Market. Fantastic for getting a bit of last minute Christmas shopping done while getting into the holiday spirit, here you’ll find vintage and retro items, antiques, handmade gifts, and art – as well as food and drink stalls stocked with delicious local produce.
Festive Events At JC Hotels in Derbyshire
We are hugely excited about Christmas – can you tell? And for that reason, we’ve been working hard here at Littleover Lodge to perfect our Christmas calendar and ensure we put on a range of events and menus throughout the festive period.
From 27th November – 24th December, we’ll be serving up our Christmas Fayre lunch menu from Monday-Saturday every week, followed by our Christmas Fayre evening menu – perfect for work get togethers, family gatherings, or just an excuse to get out and about and enjoy good food.
We are also taking bookings now for Christmas Day – check out the menu here!
As well as all this, we also have special menus available for a Boxing Day feast. And, of course, this time of the year would not be complete without a luxurious New Year’s Eve celebration. Tickets for this are also on sale now so contact us today to get yours!