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South Shields Christmas Wonderland Market

South Shields Christmas Wonderland Market
South Shields Market Square
9:00am to 6:00pm

A special outdoor Christmas Market is coming to South Shields Market Square in December. The perfect event to get you in the festive spirit! 

You can grab a bite to eat from the one of the tasty street food stalls (serving from 12noon) and enjoy the live music and entertainment before browsing the stalls to shop for Christmas gifts for your loved ones. Children will also be able to get a selfie with some of Santa's helpers!

Parking will be free in South Shields Town Centre from 3pm on Friday 17 December and all day on Saturday 18 December. More information about parking 

There are also great public transport links near South Shields Market Square so you can travel sustainably. More information about sustainable living

This is not a ticketed event, entry is free.

Visitors are strongly encouraged to follow Covid-19 public health guidance at the time of the event, for example to wear a face covering to help protect themselves & others (unless exempt) and to take a test before attending. Those who feel unwell or symptomatic should stay at home.

For more information on this free entry event, and for details of the regular weekly markets, go to South Shields Market

Radio Shields will be broadcasting live from South Shields Market Square on 17 and 18 Dec so make sure you tune in on DAB, on mobile and on your smart speaker!

If you are interested in having a stall at this exciting market, please email 

The list of street food stalls, market stalls and entertainment that'll be joining us over the two-day event will be announced here a week before the event. 

Find out more about Christmas in South Tyneside at Christmas Wonderland in South Tyneside