Sleaford Christmas Market 2023
The exciting, festive Sleaford Christmas Market organised by Sleaford Town Council will take place on Advent Sunday, 3rd December 2023, from 11.00am to 4.30pm. The event will also incorporate the town's Christmas lights switch on ceremony at 4.15pm.
The Christmas Market will be held in the centre of town in the Market Place, Eastgate Car Park, Eastgate Green, Navigation Yard and the Town Hall. There will also be other events taking place on the same day by other groups and businesses.
St Denys' Church in the Market Place will be holding their annual Christmas Service on the day, from 3.30pm to 4.00pm.
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Further details about the 2023 Christmas Market will be published here over the coming months and we will release details of the exciting entertainment and attractions.
In 2022, a fantastic 90 traders booked onto the event and it was held in the Market Place, Sleaford Town Hall, Navigation Yard, Eastgate Car Park and Eastgate Green.
There was a wide assortment of stalls, gifts and food and drink on offer on the day, together with live entertainment and attractions.
The Town Council partnered up with Boston Road Rec Junior Parkrun on the morning of Christmas Market day, where the Mayor of Sleaford and the Consort handed out Christmas medals to all the children who took part in the run.
The Mayor of Sleaford, the Town Crier/Sleafordian of the Year, the two Young Sleafordians of the Year and Angels Dance Squad walked from Sleaford Town Hall to the Market Place for the official opening of the Market.
Live music and entertainment took place throughout the day on the stage in the Market Place and in Eastgate Car Park which included Angels Dance Squad, the Sleaford Ukulele Orchestra, Beyond a Princess, Miss Sarah-Jane, Kesteven Morris Dancers and the Lincolnshire Vocal Academy. The PA was provided by Express Entertainments.
There was also walkabout entertainment and music throughout our event sites by Twist and Make who is an award winning balloon modeller, Same Difference Arts with their Victorian Carol Singers, Beyond a Princess who will brought us Anna and Elsa from Frozen, Feet First Entertainment with fun family entertainment, unicycling and stilt walking. Father Christmas and his sleigh were in the Market Place, brought to the event by the Sleaford Kesteven Rotary Club and the Boston Showman was in Eastgate Car Park with his vintage fairground organ and dog.
Fair rides and family game stalls were in Eastgate Car Park and on Eastgate Green, bringing lots of fun for all! Face painting was provided in the Town Hall.
We look forward to seeing you all at the event in 2023!