There’s lots happening in Leeds Kirkgate Market this Christmas! 

With the return of Christmas Markets throughout Leeds it’s the perfect opportunity to get yourself down to the local market and treat yourself to some festive activities. Buy yourself a Single ticket on a LeedsCity bus on any Saturday in December and use it to redeem £2* off your purchase with participating traders on the same day.

*A coupon will be printed with your ticket and must be handed to the vendor. Available with tickets bought on bus only. Available with Single ticket purchases only.

Meet & Greet with Santa

Come and say hi to Santa who will be walking around the indoor and outdoor market handing out a sweet treat for visitors every Saturday in December. While you’re there, grab a selfie on the brand-new sleigh in the LeedsCity Community Space from 1.30pm to 2.30pm. Find out more on the website: Leeds Kirkgate Market

Roller Rink 

Over the Christmas week, the LS-TEN team will be hosting a pop-up roller rink providing roller skate sessions and lessons to customers! Due to our funding, this is completely FREE of charge. The Roller Rink can be found in the event space in the Market Kitchen. Find out more on their website: LS-TEN

Win a Christmas Hamper

Fancy winning yourself Christmas dinner to feed the family? Enter our prize draw to be in with your chance of winning a food hamper worth up to £100! You’ll receive a delicious plump turkey along with some tasty handmade pigs in blanket, plus some goose fat all provided for by John Johnsons Butchers. A rich selection of veg from Neil’s is enough to keep the whole family going! Firth & Payne are providing some yummy mince pies and Bluebird Bakery are adding their scrumptious Christmas cake too. To top it all off, you’ll also get some cranberry sauce, gravy, and a bottle of bubbly from M&S!

Purchase a FirstDay Adult ticket from the First Bus app between Monday 4 December and Sunday 10 December to be automatically entered into the prize draw.

See our Terms & Conditions for more information.

Leeds Rhinos Cook-Off

Watch Leeds Rhinos players, Tara Moxon and Jarrod 'O' Connor, go head-to-head in an epic cook-off in Manjit's Kitchen.

Celebrating Kirkgate Market

To celebrate all the exciting traders that make up the historic market, we visited some of the stalls to find out a bit more about their backstory. Watch the videos below to find out more about the businesses you can find in the market.

AJ's Afro Caribbean

Brown's Sweet Shop

Sweet Saeeda

Teapot - Tea or Coffee

Brian's Barbers

M & S Dolan 

The Nut Shop

Spice Corner

Hayes Seafood