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Welcome to the City of Durham Christmas Festival

Friday 1 December - Sunday 3 December 2017



Durham's Award-Winning Traditional Christmas Festival will returns from Friday 1st December 2017 for three days, with a wide range of markets and festive entertainment for all the family in and around the World Heritage Site of the Cathedral and the Castle and throughout the City Centre. 

Thank you to all traders who expressed an interest in trading at this year’s Christmas Festival.

We are now fully booked for both the Craft and Gift Marquee and the Cloisters Producers' Market.  Therefore, if you haven’t received an offer of a place then we regret you have not been successful with your application this year.

For Festival Visitors, please return to our website nearer the time to find out more - or click through to our Gallery page to see photographs from recent festivals.








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Online advanced tickets to the Christmas Festival Craft and Gift Marquee are currently closed.