Christmas markets and craft fairs

Christmas markets and craft fairs in North East Lincolnshire

Discover festive delights with Christmas markets and fairs taking place across North East Lincolnshire. Featuring Lincolnshire businesses, handmade items, local artists and makers, they are great places to pick up unique gifts, homeware and treats.

We’ve put together a list of Christmas markets and fairs taking place on the lead up to Christmas. We will update these pages from time to time, removing any that have since taken place. Do also check our Facebook page‘s events listings as smaller ones may be listed there.

OE Christmas Makers Market

Healing Manor Hotel, Healing, Grimsby

Saturday 18 and Sunday 19 November, 10am to 4pm

The OE Winter Market, a premium artisan event, features an amazing array of artists and yummy food stalls. Perfect for gift finding!

Grimsby Town Centre Farmer’s Market

Victoria Street, Grimsby

Friday 18 November, 9am to 3pm

Meet local traders at Grimsby’s Farmers Market. Purchase cakes, award-winning pork products from Lincolnshire’s Redhill Farm, and retro tools from The Workshop. New traders always welcome, contact the Market Office for more details.


The Great Grimsby Christmas Festival

Festive Market with crafts & gifts – Music & Entertainment on the big stage – Delicious Food & Drink

St James Square, Grimsby town centre

Saturday 25 November, 12pm to 6pm

Enjoy a fun Saturday of seasonal treats as the Great Grimsby Christmas Festival hosts an outdoor Christmas market featuring seasonal crafts and gifts from local traders alongside delicious hot food stalls in St James Square against the magnificent backdrop of Grimsby Minster. At the FREE family friendly event you can enjoy live music and entertainment from the event stage plus walkabout street entertainers and performance acts as well as further festive fun at Top Town Market and in Freshney Place Shopping Centre.

The family fun day starts at 12 noon through to 6pm culminating in a lantern parade to kick off the Community Christmas Tree Lighting.


Christmas Fair

Healing Village Hall

Saturday 19 November, 10am to 3pm

Christmas at the Leisure Centre

Cleethorpes Leisure Centre

Sunday 26 November, 10.30am to 2.30pm

Enjoy arts, craft and food stalls from local businesses, Little Lincs Soft Play, Bouncy castles from J E Inflatables, Christmas songs from Chorus and a Cuppa group. Plus bookable activities such as Christmas disco in the dark, family yoga and biscuit decorating.

Christmas Craft & Gift Shopping Event

Memorial Hall, Cleethorpes

Friday 1 December, 4pm to 9pm

Cleethorpes Christmas Tree Lighting and artisan market

St Peter’s church hall, St Peter’s Avenue, Cleethorpes

Friday 2 December, from 5pm

As part of the Cleethorpes Christmas Tree lighting event, there will be an artisan market by OE Makers open 4pm-8pm. Support local artists and pop along whilst you are enjoying the fun.

OE X Franklin College Makers Market

📍St Peter’s Church Hall, Cleethorpes

Saturday 2 December 2023, 10am to 3pm

OE and Franklin College invite you to a local Christmas Makers Market featuring the next generation of local creators and artists. Please support these student artists and makers by visiting.

The Knoll, Cleethorpes

Saturday 2 December 10am – 5pm

Sunday 3 December 10am – 4pm

Immingham Christmas Fair

Civic Centre, Pelham Road, Immingham

Saturday 2 December, 10am-2pm

Christmas Fayre at Scartho Community Hub

Scartho Community Hub

Saturday 2 December, 10am to 3pm

Millfield’s Hotel 53 Bargate, Grimsby DN34 5AD

Sunday 3 December, 10am to 4pm

Visit on Sunday 3 December between 10:30am – 4pm. There will be: Local Makers, Santa Grotto, Donkeys from Nunnys Farm , Hot Food ,Photobooth, Mulled Wine, Face Painting.

The Witches of Grim Alternative Creepmas Market

Freeman Street Market, Freeman Street, Grimsby

Saturday 16 December, 10am to 4pm

Have yourself a spiritual Christmas with the Witches of Grim Yule Market. Featuring many stalls, crystals, jewellery, gothic and indie clothing plus reiki practitioners, reflexologists, crystal healing, mediums, tarot readers, palmistry and more.

Grimsby Town Centre Farmer’s Market

Victoria Street, Grimsby

Friday 15 December, 9am to 3pm

Meet local traders at Grimsby’s Farmers Market. Purchase cakes, award-winning pork products from Lincolnshire’s Redhill Farm, and more. New traders always welcome, contact the Market Office for more details.

OE Christmas Makers Market

Grimsby Minster, Grimsby

Saturday 16 December, 10am to 4pm

Showcasing Lincolnshire’s artists and makers alongside great food stalls, this one of a kind event is not to be missed.