Stockbridge Christmas Market in Edinburgh 2019: date, venue and what to expect

With November almost coming to an end, the festive season is well and truly upon us.

Thursday, 28th November 2019, 9:36 am
Updated Thursday, 28th November 2019, 9:36 am

Edinburgh has a wealth of Christmas activities to get you in the spirit, and coming up this weekend is the Stockbridge Christmas Market - here’s everything you need to know about it.

What to expect from the market

The market’s Facebook event page states, “All are invited to this free event where there will be a variety of festive stalls, food and drink.”

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Will you be heading to the market? (Photo: Shutterstock)
Will you be heading to the market? (Photo: Shutterstock)

For those of us who haven’t started doing our Christmas shopping yet, the event is described as “a fantastic opportunity to get those last minute Christmas gift and enjoy the Christmas spirit”.

Where and when is it on?

The Christmas Market will take place inside The Edinburgh Academy (42 Henderson Row, EH3 5BL) on Saturday 30 November 2019.

The market will be located in the Main Hall of the Academy, with a variety of stalls to browse through.

It will run from 10am to 1:30pm.

How to get there

The Edinburgh Academy is accessible in a variety of ways, no matter how you choose to travel.

Walking

The academy is easily reached on foot, only being around a 15 minute walk from Princes Street.

The walking route is essentially a straight line from Frederick Street.

Bus

There are a couple different Lothian bus routes that will get you within a five minute walking distance from the venue.

Service 23, 24, 27, 29 and 36 are all buses you’ll want to keep an eye out for.

Driving

Event goers are encouraged to come on foot or via public transport - however, if you need to drive to the event, be aware that there’s no on-site parking. There is on-street parking nearby and also pay and display car parks in Edinburgh.