Christmas Markets in Maidenhead
If you are looking for Christmas markets, fayres and shopping events that are going ahead this year, then we have a roundup just for you.
These Christmas markets and events are taking place in Maidenhead, Berkshire and the very close surrounding area. All with lots of lovely local businesses to support – with arts, crafts and all things festive to get you in the mood in the run up to the big day! So pop these dates in your diary for Christmas Markets in Maidenhead 2021.
Maidenhead Christmas Lights Switch on and Christmas Market
The annual Christmas Lights Switch on is back, and will be packed with plenty of festive fun and entertainment.
There will be a Christmas market in Maidenhead town, with food and drinks stalls, arts and crafts, mulled wine and a funfair with children’s rides. Plus music and live entertainment at the town hall on the main stage.
The High Street, St Ives Road and Queen Street will be closed to traffic.
There will be the countdown to the switch on of the lights, followed by a spectacular fireworks display from the roof of the town hall on St Ives Road.
The lights will be switched on by Team GB Olympians Moe Shibi MBE, Jeanette Chippington MBE and Jack Beaumount. And the winner of the Norden Farm Kipper’s Snowy Day competition.
When: Saturday 27th November 2021, 16:30 – 19:00 (the countdown begins just before 18:00)
Where: Maidenhead Town Centre
*Due to bad weather the fireworks display will be cancelled. The other events will still go ahead
Christmas Fair at the Monkey Puzzle Day Nursery
Get yourself in the festive mood at the Monkey Puzzle Maidenhead Christmas Fair. Expect to find food and drink stalls, arts, crafts and gifts and also a Santa’s Grotto!
It’s open to anyone to go along and support – and have fun.
When: Saturday 11th December 2021, 10:00 – 14:00
Where: Monkey Puzzle Day Nursery, Grenfell Road, Maidenhead, SL6 1ES
Christmas Markets at Norden Farm
Norden Farm will be hosting two festive themed markets this year.
The first Christmas market will be outdoors in the Linhay barns and carpark. And the second will be held in the marquee and in the studio for the night market.
Browse local arts and crafts stalls from local small businesses. You’ll find handmade gifts, food and drink and a Christmas vibe.
The cafe bar will also be serving mulled wine, along with the usual drinks and snacks.
When: Saturday 27th November 2021, 12:00 – 16:00 and Friday 3rd December, 18:00 – 21:00
Where: Norden Farm, Altwood Road, Maidenhead, SL6 4PF
There will also be three pop up festive markets in the Nicholsons shopping centre, on Saturday 4th December, Saturday 11th December and Saturday 18th Decmber, 11:00 – 14:00
The Jolly Christmas Market
The Jolly Gardener in Holyport will be hosting their second Christmas market this year.
They are expecting stalls that will be selling local crafts, food and drink, clothing, beauty and lots of lovely festive gifts.
When: Saturday 11th December 2021, 10:30 – 15:00
Where: The Jolly Gardener, Moneyrow Green, Holyport, Berks. SL6 2ND
White Waltham Academy Christmas Market
White Waltham C of E Academy are very excited to announce their Premiere Christmas Market
Entry is just £2 on the door for adults. Expect mulled wine, mince pies and glow stick for the kids! There will also be stonebaked pizza and other delicious homemade treats.
You’ll be surrounded by magical fairy lights, sparkle and glow in the dark – all for a festive atmosphere. So festive and glow in the dark clothing and accessories are encouraged!
There will be an array of stalls for young and old, The Carters Steam Fair candy floss and lots of homemade Christmas gifts and gorgeous products to shop. And also Christmas music, carols, a raffle and a Mother Christmas beauty parlour.
There will also be a glow in the dark bouncy castle dance dome and lots of fun kids games – including nerf gun targets and a kids tombola.
When: Saturday 11th December 2021, 16:30. -19:30
Where: White Waltham Academy, Waltham Road, White Waltham, SL6 3SG
Angela’s Appeals Christmas Fayre
Angela’s Appeals are regular events held in Maidenhead to support the community and raise money for various charities. And Angela is organising some festive events to look forward to.
This is one of Angela’s Christmas Fayres which is taking place, but do keep your eye out for more dates and venues.
Expect to see stalls with Christmas gifts, food and drink, wreaths and snow globes. There will also be a raffle and a tombola. Plus roasted chestnuts, gingerbread men, luxury chocolates and much more.
When: Sunday 5th December, 2021, 12:00 – 16:00
Where: North Maidenhead Cricket Club, SL6 8SP
Christmas Market in the Quad, All Saints Church
This community Christmas Market held in the Church Quad will be full of festive stalls and activities.
There will be hampers, hot food, mulled wine, gifts and cards. There will also be activities for all the family. Plus traditional Christmas music and cheer – and singing from The Tuneless Choir of Maidenhead.
When: Sunday 28th November 2021, 14:00 – 17:00
Where: All Saints Church, Boyn Hill Road, Maidenhead. SL6 4HE
Cookham Christmas Market
The Cookham Christmas Market this year will be hosted by Things on Strings. And as well as supporting and showcasing local businesses, they will also be supporting The Dash Charity.
Expect to see a hall packed with local crafts people and handmade businesses. Discover beautiful decorations and festive treats in the picturesque village of Cookham. There will be mince pies and mulled wine. Plus an appearance from The Tuneless Choir, who will be carol singing. And there will be a photo booth grotto as well!
When: Saturday 27th November 2021, 11:30 – 16:30
Where: Pinder Hall, Lower Road, Cookham, SL6 9HR
Price: £3.00 admissions. Children free. Either pay on the door or in advance at things-on-strings.sumup.link
Alexander Devine Pop Up Christmas Market
Head along to the Alexander Devine Children’s Hospice Pop Up Christmas Market, which is taking place over two days in November.
There will be stalls selling brand new games and toys, as well as a selection of pre-loved. Plus craft stalls, Christmas goodies, refreshments and homemade chutneys and jams. There will also be Christmas cards, games, a tombola and much more.
100% of the proceeds will go to helping seriously ill local children and their families.
When: Saturday 20th November 2021, 10:30 – 16:00 and Sunday 21st November 2021, 11:00 – 15:00
Where: The Hub, Unit 15, Grove Park Business Estate, Waltham Road, Maidenhead, SL6 3LW
And if you would like to support this years Santa Dash on November 28th, then registration is open!
St Edmund Campion PTA Christmas Shopping Evening
The St Edmund Campion PA will be holding their much loved Christmas shopping Evening again this year.
To get you in the Christmas mood, there will be mulled wine and mince pies. There will also be a raffle and over thirty stalls, so you can shop for gifts and goodies.
When: Friday 19th November 2021, 19:00 – 21:30
Where: St Edmund Campion Roman Catholic Church, Altwood Road, Maidenhead, SL6 4PY
Little Me Preschool Christmas Shopping Evening
Little Me Preschool is situated in the heart of Bray, and this year they will be holding a Christmas Shopping Evening.
You’ll find stalls selling local crafts, sweet treats, gifts, Usborne books, Tropic skincare products and more.
When: Tuesday 16th November 2021, 19:00
Where: Little Me Preschool, Maidenhead and Bray Cricket Club, Bray, SL6 2AA