November 21-24, 2019
< Bury St Edmunds Christmas Fayre >Sponsored by Haart

November 21-24, 2019
Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk, IP33 1LT
Over 300 stalls
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Welcome To Bury St Edmunds This Christmas

The dates for 2019 are:

Thursday 21st November until Sunday 24th November

We will be open:

Thursday 12 noon – 8pm

Friday & Saturday: 9am – 8pm

Sunday: 10am – 5pm


The award winning Bury St Edmunds Christmas Fayre is now in its eighteenth year and gets bigger and better everytime. With over 300 stalls situated all around the historic Georgian town centre it has the perfect mix of old and new.

Our Fayre has something for everyone and includes children’s opening parade and fireworks, cookery theatre and food area in the Cathedral grounds, free children’s activities and fun fair on Angel Hill and in the Abbey Gardens and much much more.

Christmas is a magical time for children so if you have little ones please see here for our tips and info on bringing the children to the Fayre.

If you are travelling with children this year, click here to view our top tips!


Take a look at all the fun we had at our 2018 Christmas Fayre!


Coach Bookings

Click here for more information on booking your coach.

Click here to complete our coach booking form.





We are now full for this year’s Christmas Fayre. However, if you would like to send details and images of your stall and products to we will keep your details on our waiting list.


As part of our award winning Christmas Fayre and new for 2019 we are opening the Butter market area on our opening day. This will be a mix of regular market traders along with a selection of locally produced food and drink stalls. There will also be a ‘makers market’ which will consist of local crafts people and include demonstrations. In addition to this we are looking for traders for our Farmers and Cookware Market on 21st and 24th  November.

Click here for more information and to complete the expression of interest form!

Please see here for our Event Terms & Conditions.



“We Love Bury St Edmunds!” celebrates all the great things about our historic town. Our website gives just a small flavour of the many photos and stories shared by our Facebook Group members. Come and join us, and share yours too! Look out for the flag of St Edmund Of Suffolk during your stay!


2019 Sponsors

Details of our 2019 sponsors will follow shortly!


Marham Park are sponsoring this years parade! Our parade will be on 21 November from 5pm!

Marham Park is a new village-style community from award-winning developer, Countryside, on the edge of the popular market town of Bury St Edmunds, offering new homes and community facilities with over 40 acres of new parkland and open spaces. It’s perfect for commuters, just minutes from the A14 and 1.5 miles from Bury St Edmunds Railway Station.

You can choose from a range of new homes being developed from one bedroom apartments to five bedroom family houses. Your place to call home awaits.

For information and to register your interest please visit


Click here to view our data protection information


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Thursday evening is a locals evening with special late night shopping offers, free refreshments, discounts on fairground rides and free parking. The evening will finish in spectacular style with fireworks in the gardens.

Friday and Saturday are a great time to visit to sample the atmosphere and wander around with a hot chocolate. The entertainment and fairground will go on until 8pm and there will be lots of activities for children.

Sunday mornings are more relaxed and a great time for browsers to visit.

Thursday 22 November 12pm – 8pm

Friday 23 November 9am – 8pm

Saturday 24 November 9am – 8pm

Sunday 25 November 10am – 5pm

The Christmas Fayre park and ride service runs from Saxham Business Park, just off the A14 (IP28 6RX).

This site is well signed from all major routes and the A14.

See Travel & Parking for more options

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