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Glasgow Christmas Market

Enjoy the hustle and bustle of the Christmas market with German bratwurst, sweet treats and a sparkling array of gifts and decorations. The legendary Gluhwein House returns serving Gluhwein, Bavarian beers and mulled cider in festive flavours including Rocking Robin and Merry Mixed Berry.

Argyle Street, Glasgow

Thu 27 Nov

Free

Fri 28 Nov

Free

Sat 29 Nov

Free

…and 22 more dates until 21 Dec

Girls' Day Out

The women's lifestyle, health, beauty and fashion event returns to Scotland with its biggest show yet.

SECC, Glasgow

Fri 28 Nov

£12 / 0141 248 3000

Sun 30 Nov

£12 / 0141 248 3000

The Winter Brocante at Petworth House & Parkland

A fair dedicated to country home interiors.

Petworth House

Sat 29 Nov

£5 (under 14s free) / 01403 780381

Waverley Market @ Platform 2

Fifty stalls set up in Waverley by Local Motive Markets, offering ethical and local products from fresh produce to crafts.

Waverley Station, Edinburgh

Fri 28 Nov

Free / 0131 558 9644

Fri 5 Dec

Free / 0131 558 9644

Fri 12 Dec

Free / 0131 558 9644

…and 82 more dates until 8 Jul 2016

Santa's Grotto

Visit Santa in his Christmas village, climb into his magic sleigh and receive a special gift.

Dean Castle Country Park, Kilmarnock

Sat 6 Dec

£4–£6 / 01563 554734

Sun 7 Dec

£4–£6 / 01563 554734

Sat 13 Dec

£4–£6 / 01563 554734

…and 3 more dates until 21 Dec back to top

The Edinburgh Christmas Tree Festival

Explore a special festive forest of lit-up Christmas trees, with live music to boot.

St Andrew's and St George's Church, Edinburgh

Sat 6 Dec

Free / 0131 225 3847

Mon 8 Dec

Free / 0131 225 3847

Tue 9 Dec

Free / 0131 225 3847

…and 13 more dates until 24 Dec

Christmas Craft Fair

Another opportunity to sample the work of local craftspeople and ease gently into Christmas with Gladstone’s Library. You’ll find unusual and precious gifts, made with love and care. Our famed Christmas lunches will also start this weekend – booking is advised!

Gladstone's Library, Hawarden

Sun 30 Nov

Free / 01244532350

Art Fair

More than 400 original art works from over 100 Highland artists, on display and on sale with home baking and a raffle from Friends of the Pavilion.

Strathpeffer Pavilion

Thu 27 Nov

Free / 01997 420124

  • 10:00 – 20:00 Art Fair Strathpeffer Pavilion

Fri 28 Nov

Free / 01997 420124

  • 10:00 – 20:00 Art Fair Strathpeffer Pavilion

Sat 29 Nov

Free / 01997 420124

  • 10:00 – 18:00 Art Fair Strathpeffer Pavilion

Sun 30 Nov

Free / 01997 420124

  • 10:00 – 15:00 Art Fair Strathpeffer Pavilion

The Country Living Magazine Christmas Fair

The fair returns to Scotland, bringing with it over 200 exhibitors showcasing the finest in crafts, garden and home accessories, jewellery, clothing and homemade food and drink. Demonstrations and tasting sessions also take place each day.

Harrogate International Centre

Thu 27 Nov

prices vary / 01423 537230

Fri 28 Nov

prices vary / 01423 537230

Sat 29 Nov

prices vary / 01423 537230

Sun 30 Nov

prices vary / 01423 537230

The Edgeley Park Stadium Antiques, Collectors and Vintage Fair

Antique and collectors fair featuring up to 100 stalls with a huge variety of goods, set in a lavish suite in Stockport County's iconic stadium.

Edgeley Park, Stockport

Sun 7 Dec

£2 (£1.50; Children free) / 07816 220136

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St Andrew Square Ice Rink

Edinburgh city centre now boasts, not one, but two ice rinks for the festive season. The new circular rink at St Andrew Square allows you glide all the way round the Melville Monument.

St Andrew Square, Edinburgh

Thu 27 Nov

£9 (£5)

Part of Edinburgh's Christmas.

Fri 28 Nov

£9 (£5)

Part of Edinburgh's Christmas.

Sat 29 Nov

£9 (£5)

Part of Edinburgh's Christmas.

…and 36 more dates until 4 Jan 2015

Christmas Fair and Foal Show

Festive fun on the farm, with the donkeys and Shetland foals. There's also a Christmas craft fair, Victorian parlour games, a pantomime and a visit from Father Christmas himself.

National Museum of Rural Life, East Kilbride

Sun 7 Dec

£8 (Children £4.50; Family £23; Under 5s free) / 0300 123 6789

Granny Would Be Proud

Retro vintage market featuring fashion, jewellery, crafts and more.

Hillhead Bookclub, Glasgow

Sun 30 Nov

Free / 0141 576 1700

Sun 7 Dec

Free / 0141 576 1700

Sun 14 Dec

Free / 0141 576 1700

Sun 21 Dec

Free / 0141 576 1700

Little Birds Market

Market with a tantalising selection of vintage, craft and design vendors – including clothes, jewellery, handmade, up-cycled furniture, accessories, homewares, food, cakes, millinery, stationery, art and lots more.

Sloans, Glasgow

Sun 14 Dec

Free / 0141 221 8886

The Vic, St Andrews

Sun 30 Nov

Free / 01334 467964

Quartermile Market

Monthly market selling products by local designers, makers and artists as well as street food. There's even something to keep the dog happy with a stall specialising in cupcakes for dogs.

Lister Square, Edinburgh

Fri 5 Dec

Free / 0845 000 2525

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Sloans Market

Well-heeled weekly outdoor shopping market tucked just off Buchanan Street, with stalls stuffed full of gourmet treats, vintage one-offs and classy crafty things.

Sloans, Glasgow

Sat 29 Nov

Free / 0141 221 8886

Sun 30 Nov

Free / 0141 221 8886

Sat 6 Dec

Free / 0141 221 8886

…and 3 more dates until 14 Dec

Bike Station Christmas Fayre

Check out the bicycle powered Christmas tree, pick up some winter riding advice and shop for a new or refurbished bike for Christmas. The Bike Station is offering a free cycle helmet with every new kid's bike sold, because road safety is not just for Christmas.

Glasgow Bike Station

Sat 6 Dec

Free / 0141 248 5409

Christmas Craft and Food Fair

Get in a Christmassy kind of mood at this market featuring gifts, crafts and food stalls, as well as a bouncy castle, face painting, model railway and more. Proceeds are donated to Willen Hospice.

The Leisure Centre, Milton Keynes

Sat 29 Nov

Free / 01908 324466

Exclusively Highlands: Christmas Arts, Crafts And Food Fair

Over 60 exhibitors from the north of Scotland attend this large arts, crafts and food fair, making it the ideal place to snap up a unique gift before Christmas.

Eden Court Theatre and Cinema, Inverness

Sat 6 Dec

Free / 01463 234234

Sun 7 Dec

Free / 01463 234234

Model Rail Scotland

The model rail exhibition fires up its engines for another year of displays, new designs and practical advice.

SECC, Glasgow

Fri 20 Feb 2015

£10 (Children £6; Family £25) / 0141 248 3000

Sat 21 Feb 2015

£10 (Children £6; Family £25) / 0141 248 3000

Sun 22 Feb 2015

£10 (Children £6; Family £25) / 0141 248 3000

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Model Tractor, Plant & Construction Machinery Show

A huge array of model tractors and vintage engines to peruse and enjoy.

Warwickshire Exhibition Centre, Leamington Spa

Sun 15 Feb 2015

£6.50–£7 / 01926 614101

Out of the Blue Arts Market

Over 100 artists, makers and traders punt their wares, which include everything from paintings to jewellery and vintage clothing to furniture. Since it's Christmas there's also a local labels music fair, DJs, Open Studios and live music courtesy of the Bruncheon, as well as a mulled wine stall.

Out of the Blue Drill Hall, Edinburgh

Sat 6 Dec

£1 / 0131 555 7101

Out of the Blue Flea Market

Bargain buys including furniture, clothes, music, bric-a-brac and more.

Out of the Blue Drill Hall, Edinburgh

Sat 29 Nov

Free / 0131 555 7100

Sat 27 Dec

Free / 0131 555 7100

Princes Street Gardens Ice Rink

Glide like an angel, or fall like a toddler; have fun either way on the ice rink set below Edinburgh Castle, a now traditional feature of the city's Christmas fun. Lessons are available on Tuesdays and Fridays from 4pm–6pm.

East Princes Street Gardens, Edinburgh

Thu 27 Nov

£9 (£5; Family £20)

Part of Edinburgh's Christmas.

Fri 28 Nov

£9 (£5; Family £20)

Part of Edinburgh's Christmas.

Sat 29 Nov

£9 (£5; Family £20)

Part of Edinburgh's Christmas.

…and 35 more dates until 4 Jan 2015

Art on the Exchange

Artists and performers – including in visual art, street theatre and music – show off their talent in Royal Exchange Square. Presented by Art on Scotland.

Royal Exchange Square, Glasgow

Sat 29 Nov

Free / 07889 797022

Sun 30 Nov

Free / 07889 797022

Thu 4 Dec

Free / 07889 797022

…and 7 more dates until 21 Dec back to top