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Great Yarmouth Christmas Market set to return bigger and brighter than ever with Christmas in The Parks

Great Yarmouth Borough Council has opened its applications for their 2021 'Christmas Market' as part of their exciting 'Christmas in the Parks' event.

Wendy Takman, Cllr Carl Smith, Widow Twankey and Wishy Washy at the launch of Christmas in the Parks

With a promise of being bigger and brighter than ever before, stallholders who offer food, beverages, arts, crafts and gifts are invited to apply and secure their place to trade from beautifully-decorated wooden chalets and gazebos.

The magical event will take place at St George's Park in Great Yarmouth from Friday 26 November and will continue through to Sunday 5 December 2021, with the exception of Monday 29 November and Tuesday 30 November. An additional market will also take place in Priory Gardens in Gorleston from Friday 26 to Sunday 28 November.

Great Yarmouth will also be welcoming back Great Yarmouth's favourite pantomime team from December 23 until January 2. Panto regular Gavin Dean will be returning to the Town Hall with a mixture of familiar and new faces for their brand-new show, Aladdin.

Residents and visitors attending can also take advantage of the free car parking on offer, which will be available across the town every Sunday in the run up to Christmas.

Cllr Graham Plant, chairman of the economic committee, said: "Christmas in The Parks will be the perfect event in the lead-up to Christmas, which will hopefully bringing thousands of families into Great Yarmouth town centre to buy presents, have fun and soak up the Christmas atmosphere.

"This is an ideal opportunity for local for traders and retailers to be part of something new and unique, as well as showcasing their wares to customers in our historic town centre. Availability of trading space is limited, so please book quickly to secure a place."

Operating hours will be 10 am to 8 pm on Fridays, 10 am to 8 pm on Saturday and 10 am to 4 pm from Sunday through to Thursday.

To request an application form please email or phone 01493 846154.

For more information about Christmas in the Parks, visit

To book tickets for the pantomime, or for more information, please visit

Last modified on 07 December 2023

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