Head for Newcastle city centre this Christmas for all your shopping needs. You may have a list longer than Santa’s, but with special markets and fun activities bringing the streets to life, you can get into the festive spirit as well as find unusual gifts to buy.
The Grainger Market
The Grainger Market itself is a hidden city gem with a fantastic array of local shops selling all things Christmassy. From turkey to tinsel, calendars to sprouts. Look out for the arts and crafts, upcycled, vintage and designer fairs every Saturday. The market is open every day in up to and including 24 December (Monday to Saturday 9am to 5.30pm and Sundays 11am to 4pm).
Grainger Market Christmas night market
Thursday 6 December the Grainger Market remains open until 10pm for fun and festivities to start Christmas off with a bang!
The majority of market traders are staying open for the event, with additional local art/design stalls, 3 stages of music/bands/choirs, Santa, dancing, workshops, special discounts, street food, history tours, festive bars and a Christmas sing-along at 8pm – it’s a packed programme. Please come along to shop and be merry in our wonderful market.
Grainger Market hosts Christmas Arts & Craft Markets
Avoid the usual hassles, relax and enjoy this wonderful shopping experience and pick up something a little different.
1 December 2018 - Make and Mend Fair
Newcastle's longest running independent market. Local makers, artists and designers with unique, handmade and recycled creations.
8 December 2018 - Arts and Crafts Market
A fabulous array of high quality and unique gifts available from local traders selling a wide range of hand-crafted products including beauty and skin products, Christmas patchwork and quilted goods, jewellery, wooden Christmas decorations and bags.
15 December 2018 - Vintage and Collectable Market
A great place to have a look through all the vintage clothing and accessories for something preloved and unique.
Festive Market Friday 16 November to Sunday 16 December 2018
Christmas is coming and that means just one thing, the fabulous festive market is on the way once again to Newcastle. The festive market injects a blaze of local and international colour, smells and sounds to the city’s seasonal retail experience and this year will be no different with over 50 traders housed in beautiful chalets packed full of unusual Christmas gifts and festive foods. The Christmas farmers market will be held on Friday 7 December and will be on Grainger Street (near the Grainger Market) from 10.30am to 4pm. Come along and buy all your local festive jams, breads, vegetables, honey, herbs, fish products, meat and chicken.
Quayside Sunday Market - Every Sunday 9am – 4pm
The Quayside Market showcases local artists, designers and traders every Sunday of the year from 9am to 4pm. This vibrant market is flourishing with traders selling quality local crafts, artwork, jewellery, fashion and a wonderful array of international street food together with the traditional stalls selling plants, clothing, sweets, ice cream and toys.