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Christmas Markets In Dorset 2021

A Christmas market is a very festive day (or night) out. There are some great Christmas markets in Dorset to experience this year. Festive Christmas markets have become very popular over recent years. Traditionally street markets to celebrate Christmas, you can expect to find plenty of hand made gift ideas, festive and local food and drinks. There’s also generally plenty of entertainment on offer as well.

Bournemouth Christmas Market

The Christmas market in Bournemouth is back for 2021 in Dorset. With festive Alpine market stalls and the large centre Alpine bar, there’s plenty to start the festive season in Bournemouth.

From delicious Dorset fudge and chilli jams to winter warmers, jewellery and hand made cosmetics, Bournemouth Christmas Market has got all of your Christmas presents sorted this year!

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Shire Hall Christmas Market, Dorchester

High West Street, Dorchester, Dorset, DT1 1UY

Saturday 11th and Sunday 12th December, you can visit the FREE Christmas market in Dorset. There will be over 20 businesses, selling everything from food and drink to jewellery and photography.

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The Tank Museum Christmas Day Out

A Christmassy day out for all ages. While adults can watch live entertainment and buy unique presents from local crafters, children can explore our Christmas trail and the whole family can meet Santa in the Grotto.

On 27th – 28th November between 9am – 5pm. You will receive a free annual pass with every ticket purchased.

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Dorchester Christmas Cracker

Back for 2021 as an all day Christmas Celebration. The provisional date will be Sunday 12 December 2021 between 11am-4pm. There will be street stalls and plenty of festive activities.

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Poundbury Christmas Market


Saturday 4th December between 10am – 4pm. The Christmas Market always falls on Small Business Saturday, the first Saturday in December.

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Symondsbury Estate Christmas Market

Bridport, Dorset, DT6 6HG

Saturday 4th – Sunday 5th December 2021

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Littledown Christmas Market

Sunday 28th November 2021 from 11am. You can enjoy festive music and a large range of stalls selling Christmas gifts including handmade artisan gifts made by talented crafters. There’s tempting food including local preserves, chutneys, award winning fudge, seasonal cakes, chestnuts, cheeses and much more.

You can also find Christmas decorations and Christmas cards.

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Don’t forget to check out all the other great Christmas events happening in Dorset.