St Albans Christmas Market

From November 01, 2017 - 12:00 AM
to December 22, 2017 - 11:55 PM
St Albans Cathedral
After 1,000 years of vibrant street markets, St Albans now has a Christmas Market to add to its festive offering. The event takes place in and around the beautiful, walled Vintry Garden adjacent to the magnificent 11th-century St Albans Cathedral.

This year's Christmas Market – the fifth such event, run by St Albans City and District Council - runs from Saturday 25th November to Saturday 23rd December.Visitors will enjoy browsing among around 50 traditional wooden chalets, where the high quality goods on offer will include festive decorations, gifts, food, clothing and homewares. The pretty Cathedral quarter sits right at the centre of a triangle of St Albans 'oldest' treasures: the only working Medieval Clock Tower; the oldest Public School in the country; and the oldest pub in the UK, Ye Olde Fighting Cocks, just at the foot of the Abbey Orchard, a stone's throw from the Cathedral.

High quality entertainment, twinkly lights and plenty of Christmas cheer will add to the festive atmosphere Don't miss Carols on the Hour, every hour, on the hour from 11am to 4pm on 16th December 2017 at St Albans Cathedral.

It's easy to get here too. We're just 22 minutes from London St Pancras, a short hop off the M1 and M25 motorways, within easy reach of London Luton and Heathrow airports.

Come and visit St Albans this festive season, and rediscover Christmas.

The Market will be open Mon-Wed and Fridays 11am – 6pm; Thurs 11am – 8pm; Sat & Sun 10am – 6pm
 

 


 

Dates and opening times

Saturday 25th November to Saturday 23rd December.

The Market will be open:
Mon-Wed and Fridays 11am – 6pm
Thurs 11am – 8pm
Sat & Sun 10am – 6pm


 

Travel

 

Getting to the market
Help reduce congestion by travelling sustainably. Find out about all the ways of travelling to St Albans here.

It's easy to get to St Albans. We're just 22 minutes from London St Pancras, a short hop off the M1 and M25 motorways, within easy reach of London Luton and Heathrow airports. See our Travel and Maps section for details.

 


 

Accommodation

The Where to Stay section of this website gives details of all the hotels, historic inns and guest houses around St Albans along with photos and ratings.


 

Visitor Information Centre

Located in the foyer of the Alban Arena, our Visitor Information Centre can help you find a place to stay and recommend some must-see sights for you to enjoy while you're in St Albans.

Telephone us: +44 (0)1727 864511

Write to us:
St Albans Visitor Information Centre
Alban Arena
Civic Close
St Albans
AL1 3LD

Email us: tic@stalbans.gov.uk