Christmas in Lincoln
Plan a festive break in historic Lincoln

Shopping, food and drink, markets, theatre, family days out & more.

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Christmas in Lincoln
Plan a festive break in historic Lincoln

Shopping, food and drink, markets, theatre, family days out & more.

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Christmas in Lincoln
Plan a festive break in historic Lincoln

Shopping, food and drink, markets, theatre, family days out & more.

Lincoln Christmas Market

Plan a festive visit to Lincoln this Christmas with boutique and high street shopping, Christmas markets, fantastic food & drink, festive theatre, family days out, and more throughout the winter season.

Not only are there great events and theatre in Lincoln during the Christmas season but it's the perfect place for Christmas shopping too - with high street brands lined up alongside unique, independent stores.

To make it easier to enjoy Lincoln at Christmas there is free parking on Friday 17th November and Thursdays until December 14th, plus daily during the week before Christmas, at City of Lincoln car parks and others across the city.

Christmas Events
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High Street

Christmas Brocante Market

December 1, 2018
9:00am to 4:00pm
St Marks Shopping Centre
Christmas Brocante Market

FREE

A Christmas special vintage home wares and flea market, showcasing everything vintage and handmade, held in St Marks Shopping Centre's garden.

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Cathedral Quarter

Lincoln Makers’ Market

December 1, 2018
10:00am to 5:00pm
Castle Hill
Lincoln Makers’ Market

FREE

Nestled between Lincoln's beautiful Cathedral and Castle, the new Lincoln Makers' Market offers visitors the chance to view and buy a variety of beautiful, hand-crafted, and unique pieces of artwork and crafts.

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11-20 miles from Lincoln

North Kesteven Christmas Present Trails

December 1, 2018 to December 21, 2018
11:00am to 4:00pm
North Kesteven Christmas Present Trails

Take part in Christmas trails at three heritage venues south of Lincoln throughout December.

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Cathedral Quarter

Lincoln Christmas Market 2018

December 6, 2018 to December 9, 2018
All Day
Cathedral Quarter
Lincoln Christmas Market 2018

FREE

Stalls, performers, and festive cheer take over Lincoln's Cathedral Quarter for four days of festive entertainment, shopping, and food and drink.

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11-20 miles from Lincoln

Festive Milling Day

December 9, 2018
11:00am to 4:00pm
Cogglesford Watermill
Festive Milling Day

FREE

See Sleaford's watermill decorated for Christmas and enjoy some festive treats as it rumbles into action for the last time in 2018.

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High Street

Lincoln Makers’ Market

December 15, 2018
10:00am to 5:00pm
Lincoln Cornhill
Lincoln Makers’ Market

FREE

Located at the newly refurbished Cornhill Quarter, the new Lincoln Makers' Market offers visitors the chance to view and buy a variety of beautiful, hand-crafted, and unique pieces of artwork and crafts.

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Christmas Tips & News

December 21, 2017

8 Reasons to Visit Lincoln & Lincolnshire in 2018

8 Reasons to Visit Lincoln & Lincolnshire in 2018

2018 is gearing up to be a big year in Lincoln and Lincolnshire as ‘Bomber County’ marks the centenary of the Royal Air Force.

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November 13, 2017

10 Top Tips for Lincoln Christmas Market

10 Top Tips for Lincoln Christmas Market

Lincoln Christmas Market is one of the most popular events of the year but there’s always something new to enjoy and discover. Here are some tips to give you inspiration…

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October 20, 2017

Late Night Christmas Shopping and Free Parking in Lincoln

Late Night Christmas Shopping and Free Parking in Lincoln

Lincoln offers the opportunity for truly unique Christmas shopping - whether you need some inspiration or know the perfect gift - with late night shopping, free parking, and festive events.

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Find all of your perfect gifts for Christmas right here at St Marks Shopping Centre, with stores such as Debenhams, The Entertainer, Lakeland and Boots and Superdrug, plus many many more popular stores.

With free parking every Thursday from 5pm, you’ll be sure to find the main gift and many more stocking fillers with many brands in a central place.

We’re over the moon to be sponsoring the Visit Lincoln page in the run-up to Christmas and can’t wait to see the whole of Lincoln come together this Christmas.

Have a very Merry Christmas from St Marks.

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