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Ely Cathedral


15 Nov 2018 - 17 Nov 2018

Now in its seventh year, this popular event is widely acknowledged as one of East Anglia's exceptional Christmas shopping experiences. Over 120 bespoke trade stalls are located in the Cathedral's magnificent nave, its famous Lady Chapel and a heated marquee in the beautiful Cathedral grounds.

The Ely Cathedral Christmas Gift & Food Fair takes place on the 15, 16 and 17 November 2018.

The Stained Glass Museum will be open as usual during the Christmas Fair.

Event Tickets: Due to the popularity of the event, we recommend tickets are purchased in advance.

Preview Evening: 14 November | 6.30pm. £6.50 to include a glass of mulled wine.

Christmas Fair Entry price: £4 | Children under 16 free (when accompanied by an adult)
Christmas Fair + Stained Glass Museum: £7
Tickets available below or via the Box Office: 01353 660349 | gro/lardehtacyle//eciffo/xob.

Please note Cathedral passes cannot be used during this event.


Eating and Drinking

A wide selection of food traders will be on site during the event whilst the Café Marquee provides the perfect spot to sit down and enjoy some delicious festive fayre.

Travel and Parking

Situated in the heart of East Anglia, and close to the university city of Cambridge, Ely is easily accessible from all major routes and has excellent rail services. Ely Cathedral is only a short walk from the railway station.

Park and Ride

We operate a dedicated Park and Ride service for visitors to the Christmas Fair. Parking costs £5 per vehicle. The bus service runs to and from the event with drop off directly outside the Cathedral entrance. (Day time only). See map at the bottom of this page. For further information on travel and tourism in Ely visit:

Ely Railway Station Shuttle Bus

If you are travelling by train a dedicated shuttle bus service will run between Ely Railway Station to and from the event (Day time only) - £1 per person.

Coaches and Groups welcome

Advance booking essential. Please call 01353 660359 for further information or email gro/lardehtacyle//stisiv

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