Support local across the borough this Christmas.
Our villages and towns are brimming with everything you need to make the holiday period extra special this year. Offering everything from unique shops for special gifts, boutiques, and the finest food and drink. Let's continue to support our high streets in Bangor, Comber, Donaghadee, Holywood and Newtownards. Whether it is shopping safely in store or supporting our local retailers online, join us to celebrate and support local Ards and North Down this festive season.
In addition to Bangor and Newtownards weekly markets, a series of Christmas markets offer you the opportunity to pick up fresh local produce, artisan food and drink, gifts and unique crafts.
Enjoy that festive feeling while picking up those special local treats this Christmas.
Join us and shop local this Christmas.
Saturday 21 November, 10am - 4pm
Donaghadee: Rear of the Market House, New Street
Find out more DONAGHADEE
Wednesday 25 and Thursday 26 November, 10am-4pm
Find out more NEWTOWNARDS
Newtownards: Conway Square
Note: Friday 27 November market cancelled in line with restrictions announced by NI Executive on Thursday 19 November 2020.
Note: Weekly markets in Newtownards and Bangor will continue on their regular market days, Saturdays and Wednesdays respectively. NI Executive Regulations state that essential retail business may be operated from a market stall, and may continue to trade as such.
Thursday 3 December, 9am - 1pm
Comber Farmers' Market: St Mary’s Parish Church Car Park, The Square
Find out more COMBER
Saturday 12th December, 12noon - 4pm
Bangor - Market Fresh - Project 24, Queens Parade Bangor
*Little Market Fresh - A market with approx. 12 traders will also be running Saturdays 28 November, 5 December and 19 December 2020.
Find out more MARKET FRESH
Thursday 17 December, 4pm - 8pm
Comber Twilight Farmers' Market: St Mary’s Parish Church Car Park, The Square
Find out more COMBER
Saturday 19 December, 12noon - 6pm and Sunday 20 December 12noon - 4pm
Bangor: McKee Clock Arena
Find out more BANGOR
Note: Rescheduled from original dates Friday 4, 12noon - 4pm and Saturday 5 December, 12noon - 6pm
Outdoor Christmas Markets organised by Donaghadee Community Development Association, Ards Chamber of Commerce, Bangor Chamber of Commerce, Comber Farmer's Market, Market Fresh and Ards and North Down Borough Council.
Markets will operate subject to restrictions/in line with guidance from NI Executive. Measures will be in place for social distancing and hygiene.
Please be responsible and follow public health guidance and help stop the spread of coronavirus:
1.Wash your hands well and often
2.Keep your distance
3.Wear a face covering in enclosed spaces or when social distancing is difficult to maintain
4.Download StopCOVID NI
For more information go to www.nidirect.gov.uk/coronavirus
Northern Ireland Executive
Information subject to change, correct at time of publication, 13th November 2020.
Support local, eat local and shop safe - For latest Public Health Agency information visit www.publichealth.hscni.net/covid-19-coronavirus