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Wisbech Christmas Fayre

Indulge in all things festive at the Wisbech Christmas Fayre on the second Sunday in December.

The fayre includes a wide range of stalls offering quality gifts and delicious seasonal food, live music and dance, children's attractions and interactive family activities, much of them free-of-charge.

Meander from the Market Place into the High Street, The Crescent, Library, Castle, Museum and Horsefair Shopping Centre, taking in the sights sound and smells of Christmas, you might even spot Santa!

On this page:

This year's event details and stallholder booking information

Details of the date of the next Wisbech Fayre is updated on our main events page..

That's also where booking information can be found for stallholders, caterers and entertainers who'd like to be involved.  

The event attracts a wide variety of stalls including speciality foods, handmade gifts and crafts, clothing and accessories, luxury scents and candles, confectionary, freshly baked goods, floristry and seasonal decorations and much more.

Plan your journey 

Walking, cycling or travelling by public transport to the event is encouraged for those who can. 

To allow the event to happen, it's usual for there to be no parking on or vehicle access to the following roads from 5am to 7pm: Bridge St, York Row, Post Office Lane, The Crescent, Ely Place, Castle Square, Castle Mews and Union Place, Hill St, Union St, Market Place, High St, Little Church St, Church Terrace.

Vehicles parked on those roads between those times may be towed away at the owner's expense.

Motorists are urged to use free Somers Road and St Peter's car parks. 

Who organises Wisbech Christmas Fayre?

Wisbech Christmas Fayre is a Fenland Four Seasons event supported by a committee of dedicated volunteers involving Fenland District Council, Wisbech Town Council, Wisbech Horsefair Shopping Centre, Wisbech Library, Wisbech and Fenland Museum, Wisbech Projects, Wisbech Lions and Wisbech Rotary Club, with contributions from many more.

We would like to thank the many organisations and people that have contributed to the event's success over the years and the generosity of local businesses in sponsoring the event.

Fenland District Council provides some seed money to each of the Four Seasons events, an officer to support in the coordination and planning of them, support with bookings and administration and to ensure staffing for many aspects of the on-the-day running.

If you would like to contribute to the event in any way, such as through sponsorship, volunteering or promotion please contact our markets and events team.

Event news

For updates on our events, please follow the 'Markets and Events in Fenland' Facebook page.

And Fenland District Council Fenland District Council FacebookFenland District Council TwitterFenland District Council LinkedIn and newsletter The Fenlander.

Looking back at Wisbech Christmas Fayre 2023

Take a look at our Wisbech Christmas Fayre 2023 round up report: Town centre footfall tripled on Christmas fayre day

Contact markets and events team

Lots of questions about our events and how to attend as a caterer, stallholder or entertainer or attraction provider are included on this page.

If you can't find what you need, please email or contact us.

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