Rochester Christmas Market 2021: Rochester Christmas Markets and Dickens Christmas Festival Review

we are excited to announce to return of the Rochester Christmas market 2021, we know the one of 2020 could not hold due to the Covid 19 lockdown which restricted the movement of people. I am happy to inform you that the date has been fixed for the Rochester Christmas market 2021, I will be sharing with you all you need to know and how you can participate for it.

We were told that the markets will be held at the usual place at Rochester Castle Gardens with stalls offering unusual stocking fillers, personalized gifts and mulled wine.

Rochester Christmas Market 2021

A Bavarian food village, funfair will be put out alongside live performances and fun for all the family promised.

Is Rochester Xmas Market on this Year

The answer is yes, as a date has been fixed already so, you can always check this site for an update

What day is Rochester market?

The event will take place over the weekends of November 27-28 (10am-6pm), December 3 (12pm-8pm), December 4-5 (10am-7pm), December 10 (12pm-8pm) and December 11-12 (10am-6pm).

What day is Dickens Christmas Festival

The Dickens Christmas Festival will take place over the weekend of December 4-5 with a Victorian theme taking over Rochester High Street between 10am and 5.30pm on both days.

Familiar costumed characters from Dickensian novels will fill the street with entertainment and open-air carol concerts.

Dickens Christmas Festival

Dressing up is encouraged to get into the Christmas spirit with parades on both days at midday and 4.45pm.

Cllr Howard Doe, Medway Council deputy leader and cabinet member for community services, said: “Rochester Christmas Market and the Dickensian Christmas Festival are both highlights in Medway’s events calendar and we know they were greatly missed by residents, and visitors, last year.

“We are delighted that we will be able to help people get into the festive spirit this winter.

“Not only do these fantastic events support Medway’s bid to become UK City of Culture 2025, but they also support our Child-Friendly City aspirations.

“We want to ensure that residents and visitors feel safe and enjoy both the Christmas Market and Dickensian Christmas Festival and we will continue to keep a watchful eye on any government announcements, or changes to the guidance, regarding large-scale events.

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