Victorian Christmas Market in Wrexham

People are being urged to pop into Wrexham town centre this month and make the most of festive events, shopping and low-cost or free parking.

There’s a wide range of events and activities taking place during the run-up to Christmas, including Santa’s Grotto at Eagles Meadow and a packed itinerary at Ty Pawb.

The annual Victorian Market also makes a welcome return on Thursday, December 9 after two years’ absence due to the Covid pandemic.

The event – which stretches from Queens Square to St Giles Church – will open at 12 noon, with over 100 stalls selling gifts, treats and freshly prepared food, alongside Victorian street entertainers and traditional rides.

Shops and restaurants will also be hoping for a busy time during December, and motorists can continue to take advantage of free parking after 11am in council carparks.

Support our town and stay safe

Councillor Mark Pritchard, Leader of Wrexham Council, says:

“To help support town centre businesses, we’ve offered free parking after 11am in council-managed car parks for many months now.

“We’re continuing with this throughout the run-up to Christmas and into next year, as it’s important we keep supporting the local economy as the UK continues to emerge from the coronavirus pandemic.

“So please take advantage of the parking offer, shop in Wrexham and support local businesses this Christmas.

“It’s also important to remember to wear face-coverings in shops, and it’s a good idea to wear them in any busy or crowded spaces – both indoors and outdoors. Let’s support our town and keep as safe as possible over the festive season.”

Councillor Terry Evans, Lead Member for Economy, says:

“It’s wonderful to see the Victorian Market return this year, and I hope people will come into town and soak-up the festive atmosphere – it’s a fantastic event.

“We also have lots of other activities taking place during the run-up to Christmas, and local shops and businesses will also be looking to welcome in customers and help with all those gifts and shopping needs.

“The town has so much to offer, and I would urge everyone to support the town centre and our local economy as much as possible.”

You can find out more about Christmas events on Wrexham Council’s website.