Bristol is a city and a county in South West England. With an estimated population of more than 400 thousand people and with a large urban area of over one million people. It is England’s sixth most populous city and the eighth most populous city of the United Kingdom, and the most populous city in South West England. It is situated on the River Avon which traditionally marks the border between the counties of Gloucestershire and Somerset. For the British people Christmas it is one of the most important holidays of the year. The Christmas markets are a rather recent tradition imported from Germany. Here is a list of the most popular Christmas markets in Bristol.
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Bristol Christmas Markets
The Harbourside Christmas Market
24 November – 25 November 2018
1 December – 2 December 2018
8 December – 9 December 2018
15 December- 16 December 2018
The Market will once again take centre stage in one of Bristol’s most prominent spots. The Covered Walkway, Bristol’s most central promenade, will be home to a forty-five-stall Maker’s Market for Bristol’s brightest creative sparks.
Opening hours: (weekends only) 11.00am – 5.00pm.
Bristol Local Christmas Market
30 November – 23 December 2018
Bristol’s Local Christmas Market is back. Some of our city’s best loved independent traders will be in Broadmead, right in the heart of Bristol Shopping Quarter. They’ll be there every day from Friday 30 November to Sunday 23 December 2018. You’ll find an exciting and eclectic mix of local artists and makers, selling everything from gorgeous gifts and seasonal treats to the finest food and drink – all from 22 wooden chalets decked out in traditional festive style. And with over 500 other independent and national stores close by, it looks like your Christmas shopping could be in the bag.
Bristol Local Christmas Market celebrates the vibrant and independent spirit of our fantastic small businesses, artists and makers. Go and support the people that make this city great and grab yourself some unique and handmade gifts into the bargain. Whether you’re after quirky stocking fillers, an extra special gift or locally sourced festive food and drink, the handpicked Bristol Local Christmas Market traders are there to help you make your visit an enjoyable and festive experience.
Opening hours: monday to saturday from 10am to 6pm, sunday from 11am to 5pm.
Bristol Christmas Makers Market
2 December 2018
Date/Location: Sunday December 2nd, 12:00 – 16:00 / The Balloon Bar, Clifton, Bristol, BS8 1LN. Description: We will be welcoming Bristol’s best artists and their pop up shops into the Balloon Bar to showcase, celebrate and promote the best local talent. Bigger and better than ever before check out homewares, fashion, art and accessories. Expect a very special Christmas themed Makers Market where you can fill your stockings with bespoke gifts for all your friends and family.