Christmas markets in Yorkshire are a delightful experience with all the twinkling lights, mulled wine, and festive cheer. But, the main ones are York, Sheffield, and Leeds leaving ol’ East Yorkshire wanting.
This has changed as this year, the picturesque market town of Pocklington in East Yorkshire is hosting its first European-style Christmas market with a whole host of festive cheer heading its way.
For one weekend only Pocklington Christmas market is set to host 70 stalls of various crafts, food producers, and traders offering truly unique gifts for the perfect bit of festive cheer.
When is Pocklington Christmas Market?
It is set to take place of the 16th and 17th of December and is set to be hosted by Dowse Events, taking over St Peter’s Square with Swiss style chalets, with live entertainment, a winter wonderland, street food traders and more.
Speaking about the exciting new event company founder, Terence Dowse said: “In St Peter’s Square visitors will find an amazing winter wonderland area with a live entertainment stage, giant snow globe, street food traders in Swiss chalets and a stunning Après Ski Bar with stage side seating.
“So get into the festive spirit and experience the magic of Christmas in Pocklington with a host of stalls, musicians, festive children’s entertainment, a chance to meet Santa, world renowned street entertainers, comedy acts, dance performances, radio roadshows and much more.”
“Here at Dowse Events we want to take the amazing Christmas Market experience that you would expect to find in major European Cities and bring it right here to the East Riding of Yorkshire.”
Pocklington isn’t the only one holding a. Christmas market this year with the triumphant return of Beverley’s Festive of Christmas which is set to dazzle the town from the 27th November with five days of festive cheer.
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