Events

Folkestone Harbour Festive MarketPlace 

The Folkestone Harbour Festive Marketplace returns on 17th November for the weekends running up to Christmas.  There will be late night shopping every Friday from 4pm to 8pm and the market will be open again on Saturdays and Sundays from 11am to 6pm.  You will find the marketplace by following the starry lights on top of the huge Christmas Tree set right in the middle.  It’s a magical setting with festive music, activities, free films for the family, mulled wine and the best, original, locally made gifts you can find.

Nestled cosily in between The Goods Yard and Harbourside, after you’ve shopped for your unique gifts you can choose one of our new indoor restaurants to sit in, warm up and enjoy delicious food.

Harbour Grotto

New for this year is the Folkestone Harbour Grotto.  Based in Customs House there’s a wonderful harbour-themed grotto for the children (big and small) to explore.  Created by artist Sally Hogarth, come and discover what’s inside!

Folkelife has put together a list of traders for you to visit:

Festive Marketplace hut

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Saffa Bru – South African Street Food On The Harbour
A Little R+R – Refuel and Refresh in Folkestone Harbour
Sole Kitchen, Harbour Coffee, Sailbox and The Fish Shack
Portenio – Traditional Argentine Grill on the Harbour

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