Christmas in Chesterfield


Chesterfield Market at Christmas

For the tastiest local produce for your Christmas meal, not to mention Christmas gift ideas for family and friends – Chesterfield Market and Market Hall has all you need!

Find out more about what’s on offer, extended festive opening times and dates for the popular Artisan Market and Chesterfield Record Fair below!


Chesterfield Market days over Christmas

Extra trading dates have been added to Chesterfield’s historic open-air market in the run-up to Christmas, so you can get everything you need in time for the big day at a time that suits you!

Throughout November the market will be trading as usual every Monday, Friday and Saturday, with the popular flea market taking place on Thursdays.

Then a special market day will take place on Sunday, 21st November for the return of the town’s big annual Christmas lights switch-on.

From Thursday, 9th December onwards, the market will be open every day for you to get all your food, gifts and accessories, including Sundays, the 12th & 19th December.

Please note the market will not be trading on Christmas Day (25th December) , Boxing Day (26th December) or Monday, 27th December.


Chesterfield Market Hall

The Market Hall will be extending its opening times in the run up to the big day!

As usual, you’ll be able to visit all your favourite stalls in the Market Hall from Monday – Saturday every week from 8:30pm-5:00pm.

Then extra trading days have been added on Sunday, 21st November 12:00pm-6.00pm to coincide with the Chesterfield Christmas lights switch-on. Along with Sunday 12th 10:00am-4:00pm and Sunday 19th December 10:00am-4:00pm.

During Christmas week, the market hall will be open Monday 20th – Thursday 23rd December 9:00am-6.00pm and Friday 24th December 9.00am-4.00pm. Butchers is open 7.30am-4pm this week. Please note Chesterfield market hall will be closed on Christmas Day (25th December) and Boxing Day (26th December).

During New Year week, the market hall will be open Tuesday 28th – Friday 31st December 9.00am-5.00pm. Please note Chesterfield market hall will be closed on Monday, 27th December, New Year’s Day (Saturday, 1st January) and 2nd & 3rd January. Open as normal from Tuesday 4th January 9.00am-5.00pm

See a full list of shops and traders in Chesterfield Market Hall here:

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Chesterfield Artisan Market

Artisan Market Christmas

A special festive themed Artisan Market will take place on the Sunday 28th November and Sunday 19th December, pick up local produce and some unique gifts.

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Chesterfield Record Fair

Chesterfield Record Fair

Pick up something special for that music lover in your life at the Chesterfield Record Fair, they will be taking place at Chesterfield Market on the 21st November and the 19th December.

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Meet Santa in Chesterfield

Meet Santa in Chesterfield

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Buy your Christmas food locally

From the classic turkey and fresh veggies, to tasty cheese and biscuits, sweet treats and of course, a selection of your favourite drinks, independents in Chesterfield will have it all!

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Christmas Food and Drink Hampers

Christmas Food and Hamper Gift Ideas

Find delicious locally-made food and drink in Chesterfield.

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