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Friday 24th November –
Sunday 26th November 2023


Childrens’ Entertainment

There’s nothing more magical than Christmas and the joy it brings to adults and children alike! At Huntingdon Christmas Market we will have a wide variety of free children’s entertainment on offer to make the perfect festive outing.


We will be working again with some of our favourite entertainers from Emmabelle’s Princess Parties, who will bringing a sprinkle of magic with their popular princess interactions. They will be attending the Christmas Market on Friday 24th November and Saturday 25th November. Not only will they be roaming the market for meet and greets, but they will also be performing on stage (visit stage schedule for timings). Watch this space for announcements on which princesses will be coming this year!

The Ice Princesses pictured talking to a family. One princess is dressed in a light blue flowing glittering dress and with a long white plaited braid. The second princess has two ginger plaits with a pink and blue dress.

Princess Visiting Times:

Friday 24th November –  3.30pm – 7.00pm

Saturday 25th November – 11.00am – 2.00pm

Two princesses pose in front of a Christmas tree and a wooden elf workshop shed. The first princesses has on a floor length pink dress with capped sleeves and long braided hair down to her feet with flowers embedded in her hair. The second Ice princess has a floor length light blue dress that glitters, with white sleeves and a sheer cape that fans out on the floor behind her.

Elf Workshop

This year we will be working with the fabulous Happy Mama Hub to bring you free Christmas themed craft activities for all three days of Huntingdon Christmas Market. Bring your children along to meet the elves whilst they wait for their turn to speak to Father Christmas.

The Happy Mama Hub Logo, a purple background with a line drawing of a house with a love heart and two parents holding the hand of a child

Elf Workshop Opening Times:

Friday 24th November – 4.00pm – 7.00pm

Saturday 25th November – 10.00am – 5.00pm

Sunday 26th November – 10.00am – 4.00pm

Father Christmas

It wouldn’t be Huntingdon Christmas Market without our favourite man in red. The Rotary Club of Huntingdon Cromwell will be providing Santa’s sleigh with Father Christmas and Mrs Clause who will be handing out free chocolate coins to children.

Santa’s Sleigh Opening Times:

Friday 24th November – 1.30pm – 6.30pm

Saturday 25th November – 10.00am – 5.00pm

Sunday 26th November – 10.00am – 4.00pm

Mrs Clause and Father Christmas pose in front of a wooden red sleigh and a Christmas tree illuminated with blue lights.

Balloon Man

On Friday 24th November and Sunday 26th November our favourite Balloon Man, David Kent will be returning with his amazing balloon modelling skills. From balloon swords, to hats to flowers the Balloon man can make them all in minutes!

Dave the Balloon man wearing a smart jackets and a bright colour Christmas jumper tying off a long red balloon.

Balloon Man Visiting Times:

Friday 24th November – 4pm – 7pm

Sunday 26th November – 11am – 3pm

Interactive Theatre Show – Booster Cushion

Exclusively on Sunday 26th November, Booster Cushion will be bringing their unique and engaging interactive theatre to our event. Two performances of their comical reading of Godilocks and the Three Bears will take place in front of the stage. Great for adults and children alike, come along to experience this engaging performance!

Performance Timings:

Sunday 26th November ONLY

12noon and 2pm

Sian-Louise Face Painting

Through all three days of Huntingdon Christmas Market,  Sian-Louise Face Painting will be providing free festive themed face painting from her wooden chalet opposite Santa’s Sleigh. 

Sian-Louise's Face painting logo

Face Painting Opening Times:

Friday 24th November – 4.30pm – 7.00pm

Saturday 25th November – 12noon – 4.00pm

Sunday 26th November – 12noon – 4.00pm