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Boston May Fair

Boston Borough Council and the Showman's Guild are pleased to announce that for the first time on Sunday 5th May 11am-1pm the May Fair on Bargate Green Car park and Wide Bargate will be opening without sound. This will enable families with children with additional needs to enjoy the delights of the May Fair without the sensory overload that can sometimes prevent some of them enjoying the experience.

Calling All Market Traders: Applications Open for Boston Christmas Market Event

The holiday season is fast approaching, and the preparations for a spectacular Christmas 4-day market in Boston are well underway. Market traders and local businesses are invited to be a part of this enchanting event by applying for a spot at the Boston Christmas Market 4-day event.

Organised by the council in collaboration with local businesses and partners, the Boston Christmas Market is a cherished annual tradition that will bring festive cheer and holiday shopping delights to residents and visitors alike. With twinkling lights, cozy stalls, and an array of seasonal offerings, the market will create a magical atmosphere that captures the spirit of the season.

Market traders looking to showcase their unique products and wares are encouraged to submit their applications for participation. This event presents a wonderful opportunity for artisans, crafters, food vendors, and speciality retailers to connect with the community and spread holiday joy.

  • Thursday 23rd November to Sunday 26th November 2023.

"A Christmas Market is a cherished tradition that draws people together in celebration of the holidays. We're excited to welcome market traders who want to be a part of Boston's magical experience," said Cllr Dale Broughton, Deputy Leader and Portfolio Holder for Town Centre. "Whether you're offering handcrafted gifts, delicious treats, or one-of-a-kind items, we invite you to join us in making this year's market truly memorable."

To apply for a stall at Boston's 4-day Christmas Market, interested traders can contact the event team by emailing The application process is designed to ensure a diverse range of products and offerings, adding to the vibrancy of the event.

The Boston Christmas Market is not only a prime opportunity for market traders to showcase their products but also a chance for the community to come together and support local businesses during the holiday season. From unique gifts to delectable treats, the market promises something for everyone, making it a must-visit destination for festive fun.

The deadline for applications is 6th October 2023.