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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 every trader who has submitted an Expression of Interest form for the Craft and Gift Marquee and Regional Producers' Market (Durham Cathedral Cloisters) at Durham Christmas Festival 2017.  We are reviewing all applications which will take longer than originally anticipated. 

Initial offers for the Craft and Gift Marquee have been sent out - the final tranche of offers will be sent out at the end of May. 

We shall be sending out initial offers for the Regional Producers' Market shortly.

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.