Open: 1 – 3 Dec 2018
About this event
Victorian Festival of Christmas at Portsmouth Historic Dockyard
Portsmouth Historic Dockyard’s Victorian Festival of Christmas returns – bigger and better than ever. The south’s leading festive event is back on 1 – 3 December, spreading Christmas cheer to one and all.
Our popular Christmas market, with its wide range of unique stalls returns, as well as more Victorian characters and entertainment. See Father Christmas and his reindeer friends or kick back in Fagin’s Tavern as you listen to traditional carol singers.
Visitors can explore the snow-covered Dickensian streets in the awe-inspiring setting of the dockyard, which is home to the Mary Rose Museum, HMS Victory, HMS Warrior 1860, HMS M. 33, the National Museum of the Royal Navy and Action Stations.
Tickets are now available!
Christmasmarkets.com does not organise this event.
Please check the information and dates with the event organiser before visiting.
Traders & Suppliers
Please contact the event organiser directly to enquire about trading at this event.
- Price TICKETED
- Website www.historicdockyard.co.uk/tickets-and-offers
- Listing categories Featured Market
- Location / Region UK / Hampshire / Portsmouth
- Market Location Portsmouth Historic Dockyard Victory Gate, HM Naval Base
- Paid Parking Yes
- Book a hotel Book a hotel today to ensure you get the accommodation you need!
- Toilet Yes
- Food Yes
- Drink Yes
- Disabled Access Yes
- Entertainment Yes
- Bus Buses to Hard Interchange Bus Station
- Train Portsmouth Harbour
- Airport Southampton
|Dockyard||Attractions||Open as||Normal||10am - 6pm||10am - 6pm||10am - 6pm|
4 reviews on “A Victorian Festival of Christmas Portsmouth”
We have been going to the festival of Christmas for the last few years and it gets better every year. There are loads of stalls selling a variety of gifts and crafts, loads of Victorian characters and the snow covered street! The atmosphere is always fantastic and really gets our Christmas started! Add to that all the attractions being included with your ticket (Victory, Warrior etc) and it makes for a really full day out.
Absolutely awesome experience! We've been last year to the Christmas market at Portsmouth Dockyard, while making a trip around the UK. There must have been literally hundreds of people in Victorian costume wandering around in the artificial snow. Not only put me in the mood for Christmas, but I got half of my Christmas shopping done too! I'd definitely go back
We have been to the Christmas Market several years running, and thoroughly enjoy it every time. Good stalls, sensible prices, small rides for the children and plenty to see. If I have a reservation at all it is that this year (2014) the Characters wondering about the event did not interact with people or each other in the loud, outrageous way they have done in the past. Which is a pity. They make all the difference. Having said that, there seemed to be more stalls, and visitors, this year, 2014, which gave the place a buzz. It is a very good-natured, family friendly event.
Very well organised. Great atmosphere a full day out so excellent value.