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Welcome to the City of Durham Christmas Festival

Friday 29 November - Sunday 1 December 2019

Thank you to everyone who visited Durham Christmas Festival 2018.

A huge thank you from the organisers to everyone who traded in our markets and to our entertainers.

And of course, a huge thank you to everyone, from far and wide, who visited the festival.

We'd like to wish you all a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year.

And we look forward to seeing you at Durham Christmas Festival 2019.


Durham's award-winning Traditional Christmas Festival will return from Friday 29th November 2019 for three days, with a wide range of festive entertainment for all the family in and around the World Heritage Site of the Cathedral and the Castle and throughout the City Centre. 





















Traders - We will be publishing our Expression of Interest form for the 2019 Durham Christmas Festival towards the end of January/ beginning of February.  We look forward to hearing from you.





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