Leicester Christmas Market 2022

Leicester may be one of the oldest cities in England and is steeped in history, but you'll still find an amazing Christmas market there. Scroll down to read more about the market and what else is happening in Leicester this Christmas!

Leicester Christmas Market Stay


Christmas in Leicester

Christmas in Leicester is a time of year not to be missed! There are plenty of events and activities on for the whole family to enjoy. Whether you're looking to get on the ice rink, visit the markets or head to a fun fair, there will be something for you to get you in the festive spirit right here in Leicester!

Leicester Christmas Market

The Christmas market features plenty of festive stalls selling all sorts of things from trinkets and gifts to the favourite festive foods and warm drinks! You can also expect some thrill-seeking rides for the adventurous ones amongst you! If you're looking to get some Christmas shopping done, then this is the perfect place to get started!

What else can I do in Leicester at Christmas?

Head on down to Jubilee Square for a glide around their ice rink! You'll need to book sessions in advance, but don't let bad weather put you off as the rink is covered by a clear roof. Also in Jubilee Square, you'll find a huge illuminated wheel providing you with a spectacular light show as well as giving you a spin and offering some amazing views of the city! For the little ones, there is a free Santa's grotto in Green Dragon Square, so there's sure to be something for everyone to enjoy!

Christmas Shopping in Leicester

Get that Christmas shopping finished at Highcross Leicester. Highcross is a shopping centre conveniently located right in the heart of the city with a whole range of shops you're bound to find the perfect gifts in for your loved ones. They also have some special events on around Christmas including snow flurries every fifteen minutes, and festive walkabout activities for the whole family to enjoy every Saturday. Don't forget to snap a selfie with their resident reindeer also!