23rd November – 10th December 2017

See you in 2018

Visiting Bath at Christmas is a truly magical experience, and the world-renowned Bath Christmas Market is certainly the sparkling centrepiece. You can find out what entertainment you can expect to see whilst the Market is on here.

However, there’s plenty more going on in Bath during the Christmas season than just the Market…

Bath Artisan Market at Queen Square

During Bath Christmas Market, Bath’s biggest independent market, The Bath Artisan Market is taking up residence at Queen Square where they usually appear on the last Sunday of every month. Over 60 local food and artisan traders will be there selling unique, handmade and designer-maker gifts with plenty of street food to keep shoppers happy. There’s also a pop-up bar and pop-up musical performances, all in one of Bath’s prettiest parks to make your Christmas shopping fun and fruitful while supporting local, independent traders at the same time.
26th November & 2nd December

Bath Vintage & Antiques Market

Browse Bath’s best loved vintage and antiques market and discover up to 60 high-quality traders under the vaulted glass ceiling of the historic Green Park Station.
5th & 26th November & 3rd December

Bath On Ice

Bath on Ice & Glow in the Dark Mini Golf

Get competitive with the whole family in Royal Victoria Park. The festive ice rink and glow in the dark mini golf is bigger and better than ever this year with a fully licensed indoor bar and wood fired pizzas.
17th November – 2nd January 2018


Bath Christmas Market

Soak up the sights, smells and sounds as you wander around the market.
23rd November – 10th December

Après Ski Bar at Abbey Hotel

For an authentic Alpine ambience in the heart of Bath, pay a visit to Abbey Hotel’s very own pop-up Ski Bar. The snow-topped cabin bedecked with twinkling lights will be the perfect cosy hideaway – keep out the chill with warming mulled wine, hearty food and plenty of woolly blankets!
23rd November – 12th December. 10am-11pm

Après Ski Bar Abbey Hotel

Kingsmead Square Festive Street Food Market

Feast on some festive fare at Kingsmead Square this Christmas. Try something new from some of the South West’s best street food traders who will be serving up lunch and dinner time treats. From Valencian paella to Cantonese dumplings and Alpine-style mac and cheese, sample mouth-watering world flavours whilst relaxing with a glass of mulled wine or cider and listening to fantastic live music.
24th & 25th November, 1st & 2nd, 8th & 9th December. 12-9pm 

Kingsmead Square Street Food

Shoppers’ Carols at Bath Abbey

If Christmas shopping has tired you out, drop into Bath Abbey for an informal service with traditional carols. Ideal for weary shoppers!
25th November, 2nd & 9th December. 1-1.20pm


Christmas Craft Fair at the American Museum

Situated in 120 acres of beautiful grounds, the American Museum is the perfect place for a festive craft fair. Meet a diverse range of crafters and makers and buy wonderful handmade Christmas gifts.
25th – 26th November

Dickensian Christmas at the Corridor & Northumberland Place

Step back in time and celebrate Bath’s most famous resident from the Victorian era. The Corridor was the first fashionable shopping arcade in Britain and will play host to costumed characters, musical entertainment and traditional festive treats.
7th, 14th & 21st December. 5-7.30pm

Dickensian Christmas

Victorian Carousel

Enjoy a spin on the beautiful Victorian carousel which can be found on Stall Street.
14th – 30th December


Festival of Light at Longleat

Stunning Chinese lanterns will once again light up the historic grounds at Longleat House & Safari Park this Christmas. You’ll find all your favourite classic fairytale characters, bringing to life the magic of storytelling.
5th November – 2nd January 

Festival of Light

More about Christmas in Bath

Bath Christmas Market Guide

Includes a list of all the 200+ chalets so that you can plan your visit early. Plus a free map of Bath. Download

Bath Christmas Market Guide