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Shrewsbury Prison Christmas Market

A Christmas Market With A Difference

Back for its 3rd year, Shrewsbury Prison Christmas Market will be running over 2 days - Saturday 9th & Sunday 10th December. Once again its completely free to enter, register your FREE tickets.

Event Overview

A traditional style market

Full of festive atmosphere, showcasing many different gifts, crafts, clothing, games, toys, and street food suppliers, but with one big twist. It’s set within the grounds of Shrewsbury Prison, An Immersive Dark Tourism Attraction and 5 -star destination.

Shrewsbury Prison is ideally situated in central Shrewsbury, with great access to local transport links.

Food Vendor at Shrewsbury Prison Christmas Market

Your Christmas Market experience

In the exercise yard you will find a range of street food vendors and drink providers, serving delicious foods, cakes, mince pies and of course a lovely cup of mulled wine to warm you on a chilly winter’s day.

The main market is situated in the buildings at the rear of the prison site, which include the visits area, the chapel, and sports hall. You can browse through more than 65 stalls offering Christmas gifts, decorations, clothing and much more from local independent businesses.

Shrewsbury Prison in the Snow

Save The Date

Join our Christmas Market Event over on our Facebook page, where you can learn more about the stallholders and food vendors attending, get regular updates as well as save the date.

Tickets for Shrewsbury Prison Christmas Market will be released on 15th October at 10am and they’re FREE, but remember to book fast, the popularity of this event means tickets go faster than Santa’s sleigh!

Stallholders at Shrewsbury Prison Christmas Market


For anyone interested in taking a stall please download and return our Stallholder and Food/Drink Provider Application Form below:

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Opening Hours

Mon-Sun: 10am-5pm