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Your Guide to Christmas Shopping in Brighton

As the holiday season approaches, the festive spirit fills the air in Brighton, transforming it into a wonderland of unique shopping experiences. This year, let's make a conscious choice to support local artisans and community creators by exploring the various Christmas markets in Brighton. Where each purchase is not just a transaction, but a celebration of local craftsmanship that champions independent makers.

Let’s go shopping!

Shoppings at a Christmas market
Photo credit: The Open Market

Brighton Open Market Christmas Vegan Market

(2 December)

Kickstart your festive shopping with a visit to the Brighton Open Market Christmas Vegan Market. This free event is a paradise for those seeking vegan-friendly options. Discover a variety of plant-based bites and gifts that cater to the eco-conscious shopper.

Brighton Illustration Fair

(2 - 3 December)

Next, immerse yourself in a world of creativity at the Brighton Illustration Fair, held at Wagner Hall. With an entry fee of just £2.88, you'll have the chance to browse through the works of over 60 creators. From art and clothing to ceramics, there's something for everyone.

Late Night Shopping in the North Laines

(6 December)

Experience the enchantment of late-night shopping in North Laine on the 6th of December. More than 100 unique businesses will open their doors for an after-hours shopping extravaganza. Expect festive treats, sparkling drinks, and exclusive deals and discounts. Open until 9pm, this is the perfect occasion to start ticking items off your Christmas list. Get down there early so that you can join our exclusive Nostos dinner for some post shopping nourishment!

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Brighton Etsy Christmas Market

(9 - 10 December)

Don't miss the Brighton Etsy Christmas Market at Fabrica, a favourite among locals. This market showcases an array of unique gifts crafted by talented Brighton Etsy sellers. It's an ideal spot to find something special and handmade.

A hand holding up two xmas flyer
Photo Credit: The Brighton Etsy

Brighton Christmas Artisan Market

(10 December)

For a truly local experience, visit the dog-friendly at Circus Street Market. Enjoy the festive atmosphere with local crafts, music, and an array of festive food and drink. We love this evolving community space, so much to see here.

A man shopping at a Christmas market
Photo credit: Circus Street Market

Brighton Open Market Christmas Food and Drink Market

(16 December)

Finally, indulge in festive treats at the inaugural Brighton Open Market Christmas Food and Drink Market. This event promises a delightful selection from local and independent suppliers, perfect for those holiday gatherings or as treats for yourself.

The Open Market Brighton signage
Photo credit: The Open Market

This holiday season, let's make our gifts memorable by choosing locally made items. Whether you're looking for vegan goodies, unique art, or artisan crafts, Brighton's Christmas markets offer a treasure trove of options. Join in the festive spirit and discover the magic of shopping local this Christmas!


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