Stratford-upon-Avon Victorian Christmas Market Festival


Stratford-upon-Avon Victorian Christmas Market Festival
8, 9, 10 December, 2017

The Town and District Councils are working in partnership with event organiser, LSD Promotions; to create a town centre based three-day Christmas Festival which will take place on Friday 8, Saturday 9 and Sunday 10 December, 2017.

This new and exciting festive Victorian Christmas event with a Dickensian theme will feature traditional gift & craft markets, street food stalls, vintage fun fair rides, and a plethora of street and staged entertainment supported by both amateurs and professionals. 

The opening times of the festival are as follows
Friday 8 December 10:00am - 9:00pm
Saturday 9 December 10:00am - 9:00pm
Sunday 10 December 10:00am - 5:00pm

Our Opening Ceremony will take place on Friday 8 December at 11:00am at the stage in Wood Street... keep your eyes peeled for Queen Victoria and Prince Albert...


Professional DJ Ian Porky Jones will be on centre stage in Wood Street and will be introducing a plethora of amazing acts over the Festival weekend, from boybands, choirs, singers to dance groups.

Just around the corner in Henley Street there is a feast of further scheduled entertainment.  Make sure you look out for the street performances from talented buskers throughout the festival in all locations.

So come and enjoy the Christmas merriment and fun as Stratford-upon-Avon becomes the world's stage...

Get Involved!

We would like to offer you the opportunity to showcase your talents, free of charge at the event and play a part in making the festival a magical event not to be missed!  

If you are interested in taking part in the Festival in its inaugural year, please would you kindly read the invitation letterTerms & Conditions and fill out the application form

Please also take note of the attached Contact Privacy Statement, and sign the consent section at the bottom of the application form, to allow us permission to keep your data on file.


Experience what makes Christmas in Stratford-upon-Avon so unique, the town's streets will be filled with 50 stalls filling its historic streets with the colours, sounds and irresistible aromas of Christmas past and present. On sale will be an array of products including local arts and crafts, international products, festive gifts and tempting international street food.  Enter into the festive spirit and sample local gins, mulled wine, baileys and other Christmas cheer.

For more information please visit LSD Promotion's website. 

Fun Fair 

The Fun Fair on Rother Market is provided by Bob Wilson's Funfairs.  Ride the magical Victorian carousel, slide the helter skelter, sway on the swing boats and enjoy other traditional fun fair rides.