It’s the start of the most wonderful time of the year, and as November gets into full swing, towns and cities across the country come alive with mesmerising lights, delicious seasonal food, and festive fun to be enjoyed by the whole family.
The festive period leading up to Christmas Day is one of the busiest times of year for most people as their calendar fills up with office parties and family gatherings, and they search for the perfect gifts for their loved ones. While the hustle and bustle of the season is all part of its charm, it's also important to remember to take time out to really enjoy Christmas.
With bright lights twinkling overhead, the sound of Christmas music filling the air and a cup of hot chocolate in hand to keep you toasty; there's no better way to spend quality time with your loved ones while picking up unique and heartfelt gifts. Late night shopping and Christmas markets are a staple of this time of year and they're the perfect way to spend some quality time with your loved ones while also supporting your local sellers and makers.
We've put together a list of just some of the wonderful Christmas shopping events taking place locally to us here in Devon & Cornwall:
The Big Festive Shop Small Market, Truro
18th November 10am-9pm & 19th November 9am-4pm
Late Night Shopping, Truro
Shops and markets stay open until 9pm every Wednesday 23rd November - 21st December
Healeys Cider Farm Christmas Markets, Truro
Weekends from Saturday 12th November - Sunday 18th December
The Cornish Winter Fair at The Royal Cornwall Show, Wadebridge
Saturday 19th November - Sunday 20th November
The Cornwall Christmas Fair at the Eden Project
23rd November 5pm-9pm - 24th November 10am-4pm
Jubilee Wharf Christmas Fair, Falmouth
Saturday 10th December 10am-5pm & Sunday 11th December 11am-4pm
Plymouth Christmas Market
Thursday 1st December - Sunday 16th December
Exeter's Winter Wonderland, Northernhay Gardens
Thursday 17th November - Monday 2nd January, 11am-10pm
We hope that you all have an amazing festive period and that you get the chance to enjoy some of the Christmas magic taking place in your local area.#stevalchristmas #shoplocal