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Six festive Christmas markets in Kent 2018

Leeds Castle Christmas Market- 1st-2ndand 15th–16th December

This is one of the most anticipated Christmas Markets in Kent, with a selection of fairground rides, lots of festive food, drink, entertainment, decorations to die-for and unique gifts.

Buying admission tickets will allow you access to the Historic Castle and the Market.


Headcorn Christmas Market- 1st December



Rochester’s Dickensian Christmas- 1st– 2nd December

Don’t be a Scrooge, enjoy a look into Christmas past, at the Christmas Festival that is sure to get you in the Christmas Spirit. From bell-ringing trials and demonstrations, to candlelit parades, Punch and Judy shows, and various performances from local talents, enjoy a Christmas Experience in Charles Dickens’ world.

Check out last year’s event:

Whitstable Christmas Market- 2ndDecember

With visits from Santa, plenty of gift stalls, face painting, live music and lots of refreshments, Whitstable Castle’s Christmas Market has lots of things to do for all the family. From tasty tearoom delights, to unique gifts, enjoy this Christmas in style.


Canterbury Christmas Market- 16 November– 24th December

Get into the cosy Christmas vibe, with Canterbury’s very own Christmas Market. With local products such as amazing glass gifts, there’s lots of Christmas cabins to look round this year.

Santa and his elves will also be arriving at 5pm on Friday 30thNovember, with live music and entertainment also available to enjoy in Whitefriars Square.


Faversham Christmas Market- 9th and 16th December

Try this unique Market Place, steeped in history that’s full of handmade jewellery, locally sourced delights, as well as brass bands and carols.

Located in the Town Centre, this intimate market is packed with festive fun.