Christmas Craft/Farmers Markets and Light Trails 2021

Christmas Markets in Suffolk Christmas Craft Markets, Farmers Markets and Christmas light Trails for 2021 In Suffolk

Light Trial  – Ixworth’s Light Nights

Where: Ickworth, The Rotunda, Horringer, Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk, IP29 5QE.

When: 19th November to 5th December 2021.

Join us to celebrate winter with our Light Nights event. Explore Ickworth’s Italianate Garden as we capture the magic of our gothic Stumpery with a sound and light based trail, culminating with a beautiful light display on the iconic Rotunda.

Light Trail – Helmingham Hall Christmas Illuminated Garden Trail

Where: Helmingham, Stowmarket, Suffolk, IP14 6EF
When: 19th November to 19th December 2021.

Christmas Craft Market – Christmas Craft Fair Long Melford

Where: The Old School, Long Melford, Suffolk CO10 9AA

When: Saturday 20th November 2021 from 10 am – 4 pm

The Christmas Craft Fair at Long Melford returns for a 10th year this year, and this beloved Christmas market will offer you the opportunity to browse stalls filled with handcrafted and one of a kind gifts and then indulge in a lovely spot of afternoon tea while you’re at it.

Christmas Craft Market – The Suffolk Craft & Gift Fayre

Where: The Arc Shopping Centre Bury St Edmunds

When: 20th November 2021

Be part of this exciting extra addition to the Arc Shopping Centre Bury St Edmunds with thousands passing through all day long! A thriving, busy shopping centre in the heart of the historic town of Bury St Edmunds……We also now have BSE Tourist Information Centre alongside us!!

This unique popular market is not to be missed! Come along to Bury St Edmunds for our Saturday markets at The Apex in the Arc Shopping Centre situated next to Debenhams, Next, River Island, Monsoon, Costa and more High Street brand shops….

Indoor stalls available with local exhibitors offering a great selection of handmade crafts and unique gifts.

A Warm and Friendly Shopping Experience! 

Woodbridge Christmas Market

Where: Seckford Hall, Great Bealings, Woodbridge IP13 6NU

When: Sunday, November 21, 11am – 6pm

The historic Seckford Hall on the outskirts of Woodbridge did not host a festive fair last year, but there will be plenty of market stalls set up this November.

Artisan Christmas Art, Craft & Gift Fayre

Where: The Best Western Ipswich Hotel, Ipswich IP3 8JP

When: Sunday 21st November 2021

Over 65 stalls selling locally made arts and crafts. Stalls include, cushions, scarves, clothing, handbags, teddy bears, wood turned items, pens, clothing, ceramic picture tiles, hand-made fudge, cheese and pies, plus much much more. Refreshments available all day from Home Comfort Catering. Large free car park. Shop local this year for Christmas. All stalls well spaced to allow social distancing and many hand sanitising stations to keep everyone safe

Stonham Barns Christmas Craft market

Where: Pettaugh Road, Stonham Aspal, Suffolk IP14 6AT

When: Saturday 27th & Sunday 28th November


Start your Christmas shopping early at Stonham Barns Park and come along to our Annual Christmas Craft Market and see what special gifts you can find for your family and friends.

There will be stalls with hand-made locally produced gifts that you will not find on the High Street.

Mulled Wine, Minced Pies and other Christmas goodies available to purchase.

If you cannot find what you are looking for at the Christmas Craft Market, why not have a look around our many unique shops in our Shopping Village.

Visit Stonham Barns Park during the Craft Market Weekend and get yourself in the Christmas mood.

Sudbury Christmas Lights & Market

Where: Sudbury town centre, CO10 2EA

When: Friday, November 26, 5pm – 9pm

Sudbury’s Christmas lights switch-on will be a great chance to check out the various market stalls that are set to line the town centre’s streets.

Christmas classics such as a mulled wine stall and a Santa’s Grotto are also scheduled.

Stowmarket Christmas Fayre

Where: Ipswich Street, Stowmarket, IP14 1DY

When: 28th November 2021

Stowmarket Christmas Fayre will be a day of festive family fun including various market stalls, attractions and culminating in the Christmas lights switch on. No entry fee.

Saxmundham Christmas Market

Where:High Street, Saxmundham IP17 1DB

When:Friday, December 3, 4pm – 8pm Saxmundham Town Council is promising a Christmas celebration with a unique twist – the event will be Victorian themed.

Community leaders are hoping to raise cash for good causes with a range of market stalls and fun and games.

Lavenham Christmas Market

Where: Market Place, Lavenham CO10 9QZ

When: Friday, December 3 to Sunday, December 5

A wide range of stalls and events, including live music, a dog competition, an auction and food and drink, are expected for this festive market

Heveningham Hall Christmas Market

Where: Heveningham Hall, Heveningham, Halesworth IP19 0PN

When: Saturday 4th December

Also Santa’s Fun run

Ipswich Christmas Market

Where: Trinity Park, Felixstowe Road, Ipswich, IP3 8UH

When: Saturday 4th December

An opportunity to do some Christmas shopping including homeware, jewellery, art, books, toys, gourmet delights and much more!

Snape Maltings Farmers Market

Where: Snape Maltings, Snape IP17 1SP

When: Saturday 4th December from 10 am.

Lowestoft Christmas Market and light turn on.

Where: Triangle Market place Lowestoft.

When: Saturday 4th December

Beach Street Christmas Market, Beach Street Felixstowe

Where: Micklegate Road, Felixstowe IP11 2GN

When: Saturday, December 11, 10am – 4pm

Beach Street is Felixstowe’s latest tourist attraction and the converted container ship complex has already proven a huge hit since opening in the summer.

Its first Christmas market is being held in December and will also feature a Santa’s grotto.

Ipswich Christmas Market

Where: Trinity Park Conference and Events Centre, Felixstowe Road, Ipswich IP3 8UH

When: Saturday, December 4, 10.30am – 6pm

Trinity Park, home of the Suffolk Show, is hosting its festive market on the first weekend of December.

Suffolk Farmers Market

Where: Trinity Park Conference and Events Centre, Felixstowe Road, Ipswich IP3 8UH

When: Saturday 11th December 2021 10am – 2pm

The range of produce will include Suffolk cheeses, local pork, Suffolk gins, freshly baked pies, bread, cakes and sourdoughs, home made jams and chutneys, Suffolk charcuterie, hand made fudge, delicious home baked bagels, vegan pasties and a beautiful selection of hand made crafts including macrame, candles, block printed cards and wrapping paper, beeswax food wraps and fleece rugs.

A selection of street food trucks will also be with us so don’t have a big breakfast!

Christmas Farmers Market

Where: Snape Maltings, Snape IP17 1SP

When: Saturday 18th December from 9.30am 

Join Snape Maltings for their special Christmas Farmers’ Market, returning this year on their Henry Moore lawn to surround a wonderful Keyworker Thanks light installation. 

Showcasing the finest Suffolk produce, you will be sure to find lots of delicious inspiration for your festive celebrations!

You can enjoy meeting a large range of artisan makers and producers from around the local area and learn about their high-quality delicious offering, from freshly baked sausage rolls and meat pies to small batch drinks and condiments, there is plenty to discover.

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