Padstow Christmas Festival 2013

Christmas festival dates Thursday 5th to Sunday 8th of November

Padstow Christmas festival is going from strength to strength, this year there will be 110 local producers selling their goods at the Christmas market. All this along with irresistible food and drink in the marquee and what seems like every celebrity chef in the country giving cooking demonstrations.

Anyone just going down for the evening with children friday evening looks like a good one.

Friday 6th evening.

6pm Santa’s arrival on the quay. There will be a lantern parade starting at the Old Custom House. This will be followed by Santa and his reindeer. Santa will turn left through Mill square and carry onto the institute where he will greet the children. Last entry 7.45pm More info click here

6.30pm Carols at St Petroc’s church

7pm Carols at The Drang by Padstow Carollers

8pm The firework display at Padstow Harbour


This is a full list of the chefs confirmed for 2013 taken from Padstow Christmas Festivals website 

Confirmed for 2013: Michael Caines, Tom Kerridge, Sat Bains, Paul Ainsworth, Rick Stein, Mitch Tonks, Nathan Outlaw, Phil Vickery, Tom Scade, James Nathan, Jack Stein, Tom Hunter, Nigel Tabb, Brian Turner, Hugo Woolley, Adrian Oliver, Mark Sargeant, Lyndy Redding Stephane Delourme, David Sharland, Angela Hartnett, Luke Holder, Fern Britton, Reza Mahamed, Nick Barclay, Emily Scott, Tim Hughes, Nick Hemmings, Stuart Howe, Jamie Porter, Wildfire Banquet Boys, Mark Puckey, Stuart Pate, Julian Lloyd, Simon Anderson and Lewis Cole.

It is easy to see why Lonely planet have voted Padstow as one of the top ten delightfully different Christmas markets in Europe

Christmas festival programme: