Somerset Council will host its Christmas market in Wells on Saturday 16th December – so save the date!

The traditional ‘Christmas in Wells’ Market, ran by the Council’s Mendip Markets team, will operate from 9am-3pm and will welcome more than 100 stalls to the Market Place and on the Bishop’s Palace Green.

Visitors will be treated with seasonal gifts and local food and drink in the beautiful city centre and can embrace the holiday season with live music and entertainment.

The Council aims to deliver an unforgettable experience and hopes residents and visitors alike will join in the Christmas spirit, and support stall holders at this important trading time.

Cllr Federica Smith-Roberts, Lead Member for Communities, Housing and Culture, said:

Our successful festive market returns to the much-loved city for a day of Christmas shopping, entertainment and family time.

Our teams are currently working hard to ensure the market sparkles for residents, visitors and local businesses alike.

We hope you’ll join us for an exciting, community-focused day, centred around our fantastic regular and seasonal markets traders.

‘Christmas in Wells’ will take place on Saturday 16th December, 9am-3pm, in Wells Market Place and on the Bishop’s Palace Green.

Stay up to date with all the market news, by following the Facebook and Instagram pages at @WellsChristmasMarket or by visiting

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September 1, 2023

Jade Chant



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