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Christmas Fairs in Central Scotland: Get Into the Festive Spirit!

Christmas Markets in Central Scotland 2019

‘Tis the season to be crafty, fa-la-la-la-la, la-la-la-la. Feeling festive? Wonderful… Why don’t you throw caution to the wind… go and stick that oh-so-glamorous Santa hat on and visit some of Scotland’s finest Christmas craft fairs!

Below is a list of local events that you will not want to miss, so get those diaries out as we all know, Christmas just isn’t Christmas unless you have wandered around various craft stalls, sampled that famous mulled wine and freaked out as you have forgotten that special gift for your loved one that actually made the nice list this year.


Hopetoun Christmas Shopping Fair

Ready to soak in that joyous festive atmosphere, to hear Christmas carols at their finest, and to shop until your feet can take no more? Then this is the perfect place for you! Featuring over 60 stalls offering bespoke handmade and high-quality gifts you really can’t go wrong. Make a little time for yourself when you’re here, take a load off those twinkle toes and indulge in Hopetoun’s famous afternoon tea.

When: From 29th November 2019 through to 1st December 2019
Tickets: From £1.00
Times: Starts from 10:00am
Booking: Tickets available on the day at the venue
Address: Hopetoun House, South Queensferry, EH30 9RW


Christmas Markets in Central Scotland 2019 Christmas Craft Fair & Fun Day

Interested to discover elegant and unique handcrafted goodies? Still have space on your glistening Christmas tree for another stylish bauble? In the mood for a delectable festive treat? Then come on down to Inveralmond and experience all of the above and much more, this year offering over 40 stalls selling assorted wares, heavenly baking and tasty refreshments – there really is something for everyone.

When: Saturday 7th December 2019
Tickets: Free Entry
Times: 12:00pm
Booking: Tickets available on the day at the venue
Address: Inveralmond High School, Willowbank, Livingston, EH54 6HW


Kingsfield Christmas Fair

The merriest fair in town will play host to a variety of festive stalls showcasing their stunning gift selection as well as offering you the chance to meet and greet a number of fluffy and feathery animals including mini Shetland ponies, pygmy goats and miniature donkeys. This festive fair offers the perfect opportunity to stock up on that delicious local produce and boutique Christmas gifts without the hustle and bustle of a city atmosphere.

When: From 6th December 2019 through to the 8th December 2019
Tickets: From £3.00
Times: From 9:00am
Booking: Eventbrite
Address: Kingsfield Barn, Linlithgow, EH49 7LS


Christmas Markets in Central Scotland 2019 Riverside Christmas Festival

After an exceptional Christmas shopping experience? Want to browse extensive collections of handmade wares? For an added extra, let’s throw in the entertaining free traditional funfair rides. If this hasn’t got you in the holiday shopping spirit, I don’t know what will. Remember to pick up a little something for yourself, then, after all, that shopping kick back and sample a refreshing beverage… you deserve it!

When: From 7th December 2019 through to the 8th December 2019
Tickets: Free Entry
Times: From 11:00am
Booking: Tickets available on the day at the venue
Address: Riverside Museum, 100 Pointhouse Place, Glasgow, G3 8RS


The Hill of Tarvit Christmas Fair

For a truly magical and enchanting experience, you must pay a visit to Hill of Tarvit Mansions this year. They are going all out with their celebration of Christmas. Enjoy an afternoon of Christmas shopping with a little extra… Seasonal food, festive entertainment and enjoyable family activities can all be found at this venue. Come along, meet the exceptional makers, enjoy the bustling cheery atmosphere and be captivated with everything Christmas.

When: From 30th November 2019 through to the 1st December 2019
Tickets: Free Entry
Times: From 11:00am
Booking: NTS
Address: Hill of Tarvit Mansion and Gardens, Near Cupar, Fife, KY15 5PB

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