Our popular Christmas Market offers a truly unique Christmas shopping experience. For Christmas 2016, the market will have stalls offering Christmas gift ideas and seasonal fayre from small and large producers alike.
About The Victorian Festival of Christmas
The Victorian Festival of Christmas at Portsmouth Historic Dockyard is celebrating its 16th year as one of the most successful seasonal markets on the south coast. The festival consistently attracts more than 26,000 visitors over the three-day period. Visitors thoroughly enjoy the experience and return year-after-year whilst our extensive marketing campaign attracts new visitors.
Portsmouth Historic Dockyard is home to such world-famous attractions as the Mary Rose Museum, HMS Victory, HMS Warrior 1860 and the National Museum Royal Navy Portsmouth. These are set in the beautiful historic dockyard which includes 18th and 19th century storehouses and boathouses.
At The Victorian Festival of Christmas visitors can go on board the Portsmouth Historic Dockyard attractions, enjoy entertainment from a cast of hundreds of Victorian characters, see Father Christmas, have a pint in Fagin’s Tavern, get snowed-on in the Victorian Street as well as shop at more than 150 quality stalls selling Christmas gifts galore.