Christmas in Hereford

Embrace the festive spirit as you embark on a magical Christmas shopping journey in the charming city of Hereford. Nestled in the heart of the picturesque countryside, Hereford transforms into a winter wonderland during this joyous season, offering an enchanting backdrop for your festive shopping, celebrations, parties or a Christmas break.

Discover the perfect gifts for your loved ones as you wander through our quaint streets adorned with twinkling lights and festive decorations. From unique boutiques to traditional markets, Hereford invites you to experience the warmth and joy of Christmas while finding treasures that will make this holiday season truly special.

Late Night Shopping

Catch up on your Christmas shopping after work on Late Night Wednesdays with free parking from 4pm*.

6th, 13th, 20th December 2023

*Available at Old Market, Maylord Orchards and Council Car Parks (excludes Friar Street and private car parks).

Enchanting Nutcracker Christmas Event Weekend

Experience a magical Christmas shopping weekend on Sat 16th & Sun 17th Dec.

We will be featuring live music from your favourite local bands and a fantastic festive photo opportunity on our Alpine ski-lift with snow showers of course!

Sat 16th Old Market - Ski-Lift and snow machine experience and live music.
Sat 16th Maylords - Live Music

Sun 17th High Town - Ski-Lift and snow machine experience and live music.
Sun 17th Eign Gate - Live Music

Looking for the perfect gift this Christmas?

Give the gift of endless possibilities! Hereford Gift Card is the ultimate passport to a world of shopping, dining and entertainment. With access to over 100 stores, restaurants, and joyful experiences across Hereford City Centre. This card is the perfect gift for this Christmas. Choose the value and buy online at or visit the Hereford Tourist Information Centre.


Hereford Nutcracker Trail

The popular Hereford Nutcracker Trail has returned for 2023. Explore the city with this family-friendly trail, running from November to January. 

Take part now

Christmas What's On In Hereford

What's On Leaflet Pick-up Points

Trekitt Outdoor
Barclays Bank
Phillip Morris Hardware
Printer & Tailor
De Koffie Pot
JJ's Diner
The Cathedral Shop
Robin Elt Shoes
New Look
Hotel Chocolat
Make It Happen Creative Dreams
Children's Bookshelf
Eden House of Coffee
Black & White House
CV Osborne Jewellery
Herefordshire Wildlife Trust
Moka Bar
Pear-Laine Lingerie
Sarah Jane Joy of Flowers

mother and son walking through hereford looking at Christmas lights