The perfect chance to give the gift of local this year.

From dog markets to winter arts markets and from County Road to The Cathedral – there’s something for everyone.,

The Royal Liver Building Christmas Market

On 8th December from 10am-4pm the doors of the iconic Royal Liver Building are open to the public for a special Christmas Fayre showcasing the best of local suppliers and craft stalls. Join them for a festive glass of prosecco, Christmas songs by the Capricco Singers and a mooch around the Liver Building Atrium and The Venue on the first floor. Perfect for some middle of December shopping and supporting the best of our local Liverpool talent we have everything from pop up food stalls, fashion, skincare and handmade jewellery. More here.

Capstan’s Bazaar Makers Markets

Capstan’s Bazaar is a pop up Arts and Crafts Market in Liverpool. Expect a quirky mixture of handcrafted and lovingly made goods for your buying pleasure. The emphasis is on quality and originality, and we hope to present you the best our region has to offer, from bespoke jewellery and textiles, to ceramics and limited edition prints. They’ve got a run of markets at Baltic Market coming up. Expect them on Sunday the 3rd December from early and 7th and 14th December for a late night Thursday market. More here.

Winter Arts Market at Liverpool Cathedral

Merseyside’s largest arts and crafts market, the Winter Arts Market will return for a ninth year on Saturday 2nd December. Staged this year in the breathtaking surroundings of Liverpool Cathedral the market will see this incredible space, one of the most beautiful in the city, transformed into a bustling independent shopping experience that’s the perfect place to pick up unique Christmas gifts. All info here.

Granby 4 Streets Xmas Market

Granby went from a neglected wasteland to an award-winning area and to celebrate how far they’ve come they hold a street market on the first Saturday of every month where local crafters, food makers and more come together to celebrate in the streets they proudly call home. It has been described as a mix between a jumble sale and a street party. In other words – you’ve got to go. More here.

Merseyside Dogs Home Presents: Christmas Dog Market

Has your little pupper been naughty or nice this year? If they’ve been very good boys and girls they can attend the dog Christmas grotto. Merseyside Dogs Home is hosting the dog friendly event on Sunday, December 10 from 11am to 4pm. Pets will be able to meet and have their photograph taken with Santa Paws himself and there will be stalls selling a range of doggy goods. More here.

Calderstones Courtyard Christmas Market

Following the success of September’s Courtyard Fair celebrating Heritage Open Days, The Reader and Independent Liverpool are once again joining forces for a special Christmas community event at Calderstones Park next month. The Reader’s Christmas Courtyard Fair in partnership with Independent Liverpool on Saturday 2 December will be a bumper day of festive fun for all the family. Expect amazing local sellers, carol singers, tours and more. More here.

Local Farmers Markets

There’s nothing quite like an afternoon where you can potter between stalls and go from delicious produce to delicious produce. The freshest and best quality with a little bit of indulgence thrown in for good measure is the recipe for a good day. Whether you’re after meats, cheeses, fruit and veg or cakes, there’s a few farmers market days you need to add to your diary. Lark Lane farmers market is on the fourth Saturday of every month, Baltic Farmers Market is on the 3rd Sunday of the month.

County Road Christmas Market

A Christmas Market is coming to the Tesco Metro on County Road in Walton on Friday 1st December. The event, called, ‘County Christmas’ will be hosted by local community groups, Love Walton C.I.C and Walton Youth Project, and will aim to spread some Christmas cheer, breed some positivity, and instil some community spirit into the local area. There will be craft and gift stalls such as Sarah Darcey’s Delight; food and drinks stalls; and a Christmas Grotto is going to be created by members of the Walton Youth Project. Starting at 9am, the County Christmas market will run until 4:30pm with plenty to get involved with throughout the day. All info here.

Vintage Market at Liverpool Cathedral

Head downstairs on 2nd December to Liverpool Cathedral’s Concert Room and you’ll find a dedicated Vintage Fair. It’ll be a real treasure trove of antique jewellery, homewares, women’s and mens clothing and records for all the vinyl lovers out there. Open 10am-7pm there is plenty of time to browse and find perfect gifts and Christmas party outfits. With over 200 stalls from local artists, designers and makers, plus dedicated Vintage Fair and Food Fairs downstairs, along with a snowflake decoration workshop for the little ones there is something for everyone. More here.

Christmas Market at Bombed Out Church

The 9th of December will see Liverpool’s best back at the beautiful Bombed Out Church with a Christmas event full of Liverpool’s local creatives. Is there a better image than walking around the wonderful Bombed Out Church with a mulled wine in your hand having a mooch? Yeah, we can’t think of one either. The event takes place from 11am-5pm so early worms and late bloomers can all join in on the fun. More here.

Kazimier Festive Arkade Market

Live music, hot food, warm drinks, local brewers, doers, makers and bakers all congregating in our main venue space for a seasonal indoor market-party. The Invisible Wind Factory will host a seasonal Festive Arkade market on Sunday 10th December and The Kaz’s trademark mulling station will be there. More info here.

St George’s Hall Christmas Markets

Returning to St George’s Plateau for the second year running, over 40 traditional festive cabins will be dressed in the best garlands and twinkly lights to help you feel fuzzy inside with festive feels from 17th November to 22nd December. Whether you choose a bratwurst, gourmet burger, chocolate crepes or a giant pic n mix, you’ll want to head into the brand new Windmill Bar, serving traditional beers, mulled wine and other festive tipples. More here.