Stratford Upon Avon Christmas Market

This year, Stratford Upon Avon Christmas Market takes place from Thursday December 5th until Sunday December 8th 2024.  The Victorian Market will see stalls holders dressed for the occasion in Victorian period costumes, with hundreds of traditional Christmas Market stalls offering delicious food and drink and quirky Christmas gifts.

The stalls will be open between the following times:

  • Thursday 5th December – 10am till 8pm
  • Friday 6th December – 10am till 8pm
  • Saturday 7th December – 10am till 8pm
  • Sunday 8th December – 10am – 5pm

The Christmas Market will be taking place across several streets in Stratford-upon-Avon historic town centre.  These include Waterside, Bridge Street, Meer Street, High Street and Henley Street.  If you are looking for that unique Christmas gift or simply want to soak up the festive spirit, this is the place to be. There will be entertainment throughout the town; a stage in Rother Street will host a programme of performances. There will be a traditional funfair, which will include a carousel situated at the bottom of Wood Street and on the Rother Street market area.

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Parking Near Stratford-upon-Avon Christmas Market

We encourage visitors, using their own transport, to use the Bishopton Park & Ride which will also be in available on each of the days of the event, running until 20:30 on Thursday to Saturday and until 17:30 on Sunday. Normal park & ride charges will apply on each of the days.  There are a number of car parks near the Market though including Rother Street, The Market, Windsor Street and Church Street.

Coaches – Parking will be at the Leisure Centre Coach Park on Bridgeway. This will operate on a first come, first served basis and there will be arrangements made for an overspill coach park at another location (venue to be confirmed)

Coach Drop Off/Pick up – Will be at the Leisure Centre Coach Park only.

Road Closures during the Stratford-upon-Avon Christmas Market

The following roads will be closed from 14:00 on Wednesday 7th December until 00:01 on Monday 12th December 2022:

  • Waterside (to junction of Sheep Street)
  • Bridge Street
  • Waterside
  • Wood Street
  • Meer Street
  • Henley Street
  • Rother Street Market (paved area)
  • High Street
  • Union Street

Rother Street will not be closed and the access from Greenhill Street and Windsor Street into Rother Street will be maintained during this period.

Still feeling festive then check out guide to the best Christmas Markets in the UK.