Shopping local to our area doesn’t just help the local shops but it also helps you., as you can go back home with a true and authentic piece of Wales. And there are no better places to pick up these little gems than inside one of the Christmas markets and festivals that are happening in North East Wales.

From the bustling town of Wrexham to the quaint little town of Llangollen on the River Dee, you can really get into the Christmas spirit when you visit our stunning towns this Christmas time.

Wrexham Victorian Market 

Wrexham Christmas Market
Wrexham Christmas Market | Image by

6th December


Wrexham’s Christmas Market has become one of the most eagerly awaited events in the town’s calendar and successfully attracts thousands of shoppers year after year. 2018 will once again see a Victorian theme to the market and visitors will find over 100 stalls from Queens Square right up to and inside St Giles’ Church.

Located in the most picturesque part of the town centre, the Christmas market, which is bustling and attractive during daylight hours, really comes into it own and takes on a magical look as darkness approaches as each stall is lit and decorated with greenery and tiny twinkling lights.


Mold Christmas Markets


12th December


On the 12th December Mold Market will be hosting Mold Christmas Market. As well as the normal market during the day the market are extending the shopping hours, in order to allow you more time to explore the market stalls and grab that perfect Christmas present. There will be other traders not usually seen at the market as well as a variety of hot food available, bars, entertainment and Christmas grotto to name but a few. Christmas fancy dress is encouraged so we hope to see you there!


Llangollen Christmas Festival

Meet Santa in his Grotto at Llangollen Festival

24th November


Join the community of picturesque Llangollen for their annual Christmas Festival. With the Christmas parade that will go through the town and end up at Santa’s Grotto in the Town Hall where you little ones can meet Santa and get a small gift for being so good! With musical entertainment being played all afternoon we’ll guarantee that you feel Christmas-y and get into the festival spirit within the stunning setting of the Dee Valley.

It’s time to sample, taste and buy produce from a range of amazing local food and drinks businesses. Not only will you be able to make your Christmas tastier than ever, but you can support local businesses, communities and the environment too Expect to find locally produced food & drink stalls, lots of opportunities to taste local produce, Christmas cookery demonstrations and some foodie Christmas present ideas.


Ruthin Christmas Market

Ruthin Christmas
Ruthin Christmas, Castle Hotel

1st December


Following the success of the Christmas events annually that take place at Ruthin the Christmas markets of Ruthin are back for 2018. You will find locally produced food and drink; kids food activities; tasting from the stalls; Christmas present ideas and cookery demonstrations. Highlighting the fantastic local produce of the town and also gives you a chance to leave Wales with an authentic gift from the heart of the Clwydian Range.