Christmas Markets in West Sussex: all you need to know

Arundel Xmas Lights Switch On. Arundel by Candlelight 2014. The annual Christmas lights switch in Arundel by Her Grace the Dutchess of Norfolk. Arundel. Picture : Liz Pearce. LP061214XLA02 SUS-140612-211922008
Arundel Xmas Lights Switch On. Arundel by Candlelight 2014. The annual Christmas lights switch in Arundel by Her Grace the Dutchess of Norfolk. Arundel. Picture : Liz Pearce. LP061214XLA02 SUS-140612-211922008

The festive season is nearly upon us and towns and villages across the county will be getting into the Christmas spirit with Christmas markets.

Here is our guide to some of the festive markets and fairs taking place:

Chichester

Chichester Cathedral Mini Market

When is the Christmas market?

December 12-14, 10am-4pm

Where is the Christmas market?

Chichester Cathedral.

Where is best to park?

Parking is available throughout Chichester.

What is there to do at the Christmas market?

The market will take place in the Cathedral cloisters and host local brands featuring a variety of items to browse or buy.

How do I get tickets for the Christmas market?

Entry is free.

Chichester Festive Market

When is the Christmas market?

Saturday, December 7-15.

Where is the Christmas market?

North Street and East Street, Chichester.

What is there to do at the market?

There will be a variety of festive, food, gift and arts and crafts stalls.

Will there be food and drink at the market?

Some stalls will sell food and drinks, but it will also be possible to buy food from Chichester’s many cafés and restaurants.

How do I get tickets for the event?

This will be a free event.

Horsham

Horsham Christmas Market

Where is the Christmas market?

The Carfax, Horsham.

When is the Christmas market?

At various points throughout December.

What is there to do at the Christmas market?

There will be festive stalls and entertainment.

Will there be food and drink at the Christmas market?

Alongside the restaurants and cafés in Horsham, there will also be festive food and drink at the Christmas market itself.

How do I get a ticket for the Christmas market?

The market will be free to attend.

Worthing

Worthing Christmas Market

When is the Christmas market?

Monday, December 23, 9am-5pm.

Where is the Christmas market?

Worthing town centre.

Where do I park?

There are multi-storey car parks throughout Worthing.

With Christmas Day falling on a Wednesday this year, Worthing Weekly Market would not have taken place in the week leading up to Christmas.

What is there to do at the Christmas market?

Usual market traders will be out in force alongside seasonal offerings to give Christmas shoppers the chance to pick up some last-minute gifts.

How do I get tickets?

The Worthing Christmas Market will be free to attend.