Our Round Up Of Christmas Markets For 2023


It’s that time of year when markets and charity fayres start to pop up all around the island, giving us the opportunity to support local makers and small businesses. It’s a great way to meet some of the many local artisans here in Guernsey while you make a start on your Christmas shopping. It's also an excuse to find something special for yourself.



Winter Market

Sunday 5th November at Styx, 1.00pm to 4.00pm 

You are invited to come along to this winter market at Styx, with lots of local small businesses who will help you to start getting in the mood for the festive season with decorations, gift ideas, food produce and more. Details here.


Winter Market

Friday 10th November at St Sampsons High School, 6.00pm to 9.00pm 

With a great mix of different local stallholders, a chocolate tombola, raffle prizes, mulled wine and mince pies, the Baubingy Schools PTA has pulled out all the stops for this evening market event. Details here.


Winter Fayre

Sunday 12th November at The Peninsula Hotel, 11.00am - 5.00pm 

The winter fayre at the Peninsula is back again for the third year. Once again, a wide variety of local small businesses will be sharing lots of gift ideas for the festive season. The restaurant and bar will be open throughout the event. Details here.


Early Christmas Market

Sunday 12th November at Les Cotils, 11.00am - 4.00pm 

This early Christmas market is taking place at Les Cotils in the Harry Bound Room, with stunning views out across the Channel. The market is showcasing local small businesses and artisan crafters and giving you an opportunity to get ahead of the game and bag a few early gifts and stocking fillers. Details here.


KGV Christmas Market

Saturday 18th November at the KGV, 12.00 to 5.00pm

The KGV is hosting charities and small businesses at their annual Christmas Market, where you can browse and stock up on gifts from local artisans and stallholders. Details here.


Vale Douzaine Christmas Market

Saturday 18th November at the Vale Douzine Room, 12.00 to 4.00pm

The Greeting Place Foundation invites you to pop along to their Christmas Market at the Vale Douzaine to do some Christmas shopping, with a tombola, candles, crystals, books, and Christmas decorations to name but a few of the stalls that will be there. Details here.


Round Table Christmas Fayre

Sunday 19th November at Beau Sejour, 10.00am - 4.00pm 

The annual Round Table Christmas Fayre supports local charities,with over 50 charity stalls selling a variety of gifts and baked goods, with fun and activities for kids of all ages, including Santa's Grotto. 


Christmas Fayre at The Farmhouse

Sunday 19th November at The Farmhouse, 11.00am - 5.00pm 

A gathering of local stallholders will be selling gifts, decorations and a selection of food and sweet treats at this traditional Christmas fayre. The bar and restaurant will be open for drinks and food. Details here.


Amherst Christmas Market

Thursday 23rd November at Amherst Primary School, 6.30pm to 9.00pm

Enjoy some midweek late night browsing at the school's Christmas Market. Browse gifts while you enjoy snacks and mulled wine. Details here.


Castel Christmas Fayre

Friday 24th November at Castel Primary School, 4.00pm to 6.30pm

Start your weekend with the Castel Primary School PTA  Christmas Fayre, where you can browse the stalls, visit Father Christmas in his grotto, enjoy roast turkey, take part in crafts and biscuit decorating, wrap a secret present... the list goes on! Details here.


Forest Christmas Fayre

Friday 24th November at Forest Primary School, 6.00pm to 8.00pm

The Forest Primary School PTA  is hosting an early evening Christmas Fayre. You'll find stalls selling books and toys, a wine and water stall and a bumper raffle alongside facepainting, glitter tattoos and Santa's Grotto - enjoy! 


North Community Christmas Fayre

Saturday 25th November at the Vale Douzaine Room, 10.00am to 2.00pm

The North Community Market is holding its Christmas Fayre with lots of crafts, jewellery, toys and gift ideas. There will also be cakes and bakes alongside fresh fruit and vegetables. Details here.


The Guernsey Christmas Fayre

Sunday 26th November at St Pierre Park Hotel, 11.00am to 5.00pm

Look forward to exploring over 100 local stalls selling gifts, decorations, food and more at one of the bigger Christmas fayres of the season. The bar will be open for drinks and snacks, with music playing throughout the day. Details here.


Gremlin Club Christmas Market

Sunday 26th November at Rafa Gremlin Club, Fosse Andre, 10.00am to 4.00pm

Shop for jewellery, homemade crafts, sweets and more. There's also a raffle, a tombola and a charity hamper draw. The bar will be open from midday. Details here.


Christmas Fair

Sunday 26th November at La Villette Hotel, 11.00am to 4.00pm

This is the final event of the year from The Guernsey Farmers Market who invite you to browse a range of offerings from local artisans and small business stallholders. The restaurant is taking bookings for Sunday lunch and the bar will be open for hot and cold drinks. Details here.


Late Night Christmas Markets in Town

Thursday evenings, 30th November, 7th, 14th & 21st December, 6.00pm - 9.00pm 

The Christmas Markets will be back on Thursday evenings in Market Square for some late night shopping - to be followed, of course, with a mulled wine and dinner with friends. Details here.


Festive Christmas Late Night Shopping

Thursday 30th November at Les Cotils, 6.00pm - 9.00pm 

Enjoy an evening of Christmas shopping with local stallholders at Les Cotils. There's plenty of parking on site and the bar and restaurant will be open. Details here.


Christmas Fair at The Bathing Pools

Friday 1st & Saturday 2nd December at La Vallette, 9.00am - 3.00pm 

There will be some gorgeous gifts for you to explore at the Swallow Pavillion at The Bathing Pools, and they're looking forward to seeing you before or after your swim - or coffee! Details here.


Torteval Christmas Market

Saturday 2nd December at Torteval Parish Hall, 9.00am - 13.00pm 

Support WAG at this morning market, where you'll find calendars, cards, prints and aerial photos alongside Christmas wreaths, decorations crafts and gifts. Refreshments and parking available. Details here.


Festive Fayre at Le Pommier

Saturday 2nd December at Le Pommier Hotel, 11.00am - 5.00pm 

Join the team at Le Pommier who are hosting a variety of local stallholders across the whole ground floor of the hotel, delivering everything you need for the festive season. The bar will be open for drinks and light meals. Details here.


St Martins Christmas Market

Saturday 2nd December at St Martins Parish Hall, 1.00pm to 4.00pm 

Support local stallholders at this event where you'll find a selection of Christmas gifts and Christmas decor. Dino’s Coffee Bike will be there to warm you up with a lovely hot chocolate or coffee while you shop. Details here.


Les Voies Christmas Fayre

Saturday 2nd December at Les Cotils, 10.30am to 2.30pm 

Show your  support for Les Voies School PTFA at their Christmas Fayre in the Harry Bound Room. With plenty of parking, it's an easy drop in to find a few gifts. Details here.


Sarurday Christmas Markets in Town

Saturdays, 2nd, 9th, 16th & 23rd December, 9.00am - 5.00pm 

Market Square will be filled with stallholders on Saturdays in the lead up to Christmas, enhancing the 'shop local' experience in town throughout December. Details here.


Active Charity Christmas Market

Sunday 3rd December at Beau Sejour, 11.00am - 4.30pm

You’ll find over 60 stalls at the Active Guernsey Christmas Market this year. As well as handmade gifts, decorations and bakes there's also a charity raffle, tombola and bottle stall. Come along to support this local charity. Details here.


St Martin's Christmas Market

Monday 4th December at St Martin's Community Hall & The Professor Shaw Communit Centre, 6.00pm - 8.30pm 

With carol singing from 6.15pm and a visit from Father Christmas himself, this promises to be an evening of entertainment - and shopping, of course.  Details here.


Sausmarez Manor Christmas Market

Saturday 9th December at St Martins Community Centre from 9.30am to 12.30pm

Browse stalls of handmade treasures, preloved gems and vintage finds to discover the perfect stocking fillers for your loved ones. Details here.


Grow Christmas Fayre

Saturday 9th December at Grow Ltd, 10.00am - 4.00pm 

Join the Grow team at their new site for pre Christmas fun, hand crafted gifts, mince pies and mulled wine, raffle and more. Details here.


Winter Wonderland Christmas Fayre

Sunday 10th December at 1857 @ Kings, 10.30am - 4.00pm 

Stock up with lots of local gift ideas for the festive season from over 40 local stallholders and enjoy Sunday lunch or a light snack in the bistro. Details here.


Christmas Courtyard Market

Monday 11th December at Saumarez Park, from 5.00pm to 8.00pm

The National Trust is hosting its annual Christmas market, set in the cobbled courtyard surrounded by heritage buildings in the park. The evening promises to be magical, with Christmas carols around the tree and winter warming food. Details here.


Christmas Market

Saturday 16th December at St Martins Community Centre, from 11.00am to 4.00pm

Find some last minute gifts and support local stallholders at this fayre, with stalls selling sweets and chocolates, handmade Jewellery, beauty products, Christmas gifts, food hampers, Christmas bakes and more. Details here.


Festive Alderney

Various late night shopping events

Spend an evening feeling festive in Alderney, browsing the boutique shops in Victoria Street and rounding off your night with a mulled wine or dinner in one of the island’s cosy pubs. Highlights include the Christmas lights switch on and the Made in Alderney craft market. Details here


Herm Christmas Shopping Trips

Various dates throughout November and December

Ok, so we know this isn't technically a market, but it is a bit of a Christmas tradition! Head over to Herm to browse the Herm gift shop, take in a walk and savour a mulled wine at the Mermaid. The Puffin post box will be open for letters to Santa. Details here.


Are there more markets taking place? Get in touch & we'll add them to The List.

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