Join us at this year’s annual Christmas Fayre on 7 December from 9.30am until 4.30pm, in North Street, Market Square, Potter Street, and South Street, all of which will be pedestrianised.

This year’s festive event has over 130 exciting stalls which complements the regular traders from our Saturday market and the Farmers & Craft market. Explore an exciting array of unique handmade gifts stalls, selling jewellery, candles, health and beauty products, and much more. You will be tempted by delicious locally made jams, chutney, cakes, and fudges. Make sure you visit our speciality Christmas stalls offering festive gifts, food, and drinks. Don’t miss out on the opportunity to tick off your Christmas shopping list, from fashion accessories, homeware, to something for your furry friend! Hungry shoppers can keep the cold at bay with many warming delights from our hot food stalls, whilst also enjoying a festive beverage between stall hopping.

Throughout the town centre there will be an amazing array of entertainment for the whole family. Enjoy live music at three different music venues, featuring over twenty musical acts. For children there will be Christmas themed puppet show, but watch out for the mischievous elf and the towering ice queen! Santa will be waiting in his Grotto with special gifts for those children who have been very good. Prancer and Dasher will be making a special trip from the North Pole, and will be with us from noon! Be amazed at the spectacular finale fire show that concludes the event, you won’t be disappointed.

Whilst you’re visiting the Fayre, why not pop into other exciting events taking place in the town centre, including; St Michael’s Church Holly Fair, Bishop’s Stortford Community Church’s Crafty Christmas, Methodist Church's Christmas Craft Fair, and Grove Cottage’s Santa Dash and Reindeer Run! Don’t forget Bishop’s Stortford has a variety of independent and chain shops, offering an eclectic mix of bakeries, clothes stores, jewellers, gift shops and much more. There are several places to eat and drink, catering for everyone!

Windhill21 and St Michael’s Schools, located only a few minutes’ walk from the town centre, have parking available for Christmas Fayre visitors.

A small fee for the schools will be requested.

Application forms

Applications are now open for the Bishop’s Stortford Christmas Fayre taking place on Saturday 7th December 2019 from 9.30am - 4.30pm on North Street, Potter Street, Market Square and South Street. 

This free event will include activities for all the family such as live music and performances, a fun fair, reindeer, characters from popular fiction and much more. The Fayre incorporates the regular weekly Saturday Market and the Farmers and Craft Market, as well as specialised festive stalls. 

Please see the application forms below.
Applications close on 1st November 2019.