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Christmas events at Preston Markets 2023

Santa and hot chocolate

Your Christmas go to for family fun.

Come along to Preston Markets this season and get into the festive spirit with opportunities to meet Santa, fun-filled activities and games for the little ones, plus traditional Victorian carol singers performing a fantastic array of classics which are sure to put you in the Christmas spirit.

Whilst you're there, why not browse around for last minute gift ideas, stock up on some tasty locally sourced festive food or grab yourself a bite to eat at one of our great cafes or food to go stalls. For a super festive day, combine your visit with other Christmas events and activities taking place across the city. To find out what's on this year see Visit Preston - Christmas events in Preston.

Santa's Grotto

9 December: Come and visit Father Christmas, receive a free gift and let him know what you want for Christmas this year.

Christmas Family Fun Day

9 December: Bring the kids to our free, festive, fun packed family event under the beautiful Victorian canopy.

Visit Santa

16 December: Keep your eyes peeled for Santa meeting and greeting little ones with a Christmas gift.

Victorian Carol Singers

16 December: Get into the festive spirit at Preston Markets with traditional Christmas carols.