The Worcester Victorian Fayre is one of Worcestershire’s most popular Christmas events attracting visitors from across the country between 30th November - 3rd December.
Here at Visit Worcestershire, we’ve put together some useful information so you can get the full experience of Worcester’s famous markets.
Thursday 30 November 2023 12noon - 9.00pm
Friday 1 December 2023 11.00am - 9.00pm
Saturday 2 December 2023 10.00am - 8.00pm
Sunday 3 December 2023 11.00am - 5.00pm
Why the Worcester Christmas Victorian Fayre?
The Fayre started back in 1992 and has been a popular event in the Christmas calendar ever since. The traditional event combines a variety of street entertainment and 200 stalls across the whole city.
The friendly atmosphere of the event is unrivalled and the smells, sights and sounds will definitely get you in the Christmas spirit!
The traditional fairground rides will ensure the whole family can enjoy a visit to Worcester’s Victorian Fayre.
From carol services to amazing stilt walkers. There is always something going on at the Fayre!
There will be plenty of Victorian characters roaming the streets of Worcester as well as live music performances. You may even spot Sherlock Holmes and Dr Watson if you’re lucky!
Visit Worcester’s Attractions
Visit more than just the Fayre whilst you are in Worcester.
Step back into Worcester’s history at The Commandery, Worcester Cathedral, Museum of Royal Worcester, Tudor House Museum, Greyfriars House & Gardens and Worcester Art Gallery & Museum.
Experience Worcester’s beauty with a walk along the River. Be sure to take plenty of photos!
Food & Drink
You’ll be spoilt for choice with the number of food offerings at the Fayre. Expect to be in food heaven!
Warm roasted chestnuts, hot chocolate, German sausages, roast pork and delicious crepes will be available to visitors to enjoy a Christmas treat.
Worcester’s restaurants will also be open! Our top picks would be Globe Modern Bistro, Hanbao, Burger Shop, and Chester’s Mexican. Make sure to book in advance.
Getting to Worcester
Thousands of people attend the Fayre each year meaning traffic into the city may be busier than usual.
Train operators Great Western Railway and West Midlands Railway will offer regular services into Worcester Foregate Street.
So why not ditch the car at your local station and travel into the city by train?
Park & Ride
The park and ride service will be operating on Saturday and Sunday only, from County Hall Car Park with the first bus leaving at 08:35. The last bus back from Crowngate Bus Station will be 20:10 or from Cathedral Square at 20:15. Please check the bus times for Sunday due to the early closure of the event.
County Hall is located just off Junction 6 or 7 of the M5 motorway.
Spetchley Rd, Worcester WR5 2NP
If you choose to drive a list of car parks can be found below.
NCP CATHEDRAL - WR1 2QE
CATTLE MARKET - WR1 3PL
CLARE STREET - WR1 2AT
COMMANDERY RD - WR1 2HY
COPENHAGEN ST - WR1 2HB
CORNMARKET - WR1 2DJ
CROFT ROAD - WR1 3PL
CROWNGATE - WR1 3EL
KING STREET - WR1 2NX
NEW ROAD - WR2 4QQ
NEWPORT STREET - WR1 3NR
PITCHCROFT - WR1 6EJ
PROVIDENCE ST - WR1 2BE
ST. MARTIN’S QTR - WR1 2SF
ST. MARTIN’S GATE - WR1 2BS
TAYLOR’S LANE - WR1 1PN
TALLOW HILL - WR5 1JT
TYBRIDGE STREET WR2 5BA
Crowngate Shopping Centre
For information about visiting the Fayre, Worcester Tourist Information Centre will be open.
Pick up a free heritage trail leaflet or maybe a dog-friendly Worcester guide.
Worcester Tourist Information Centre
For further information visit Worcester Victorian Christmas Fayre - Worcester Victorian Christmas Fayre (worcesterchristmasfayre.co.uk)