Thousands of people are descend on Wrexham town centre throughout today to visit the Victorian Christmas Market.
Seen as one of the town’s most popular annual events, the market will fill the streets with festive offerings between midday and 8pm this evening.
The one day event attracts thousands of visitors to the town each year and is set to be bigger and better than ever. More than 100 stalls will fill the streets selling festive food and drinks, unique gifts, crafts and plenty of Christmas goodies.
Due to popular demand this year will again see the expansion of the market from the grounds of St Giles Church and through to the newly paved Hope Street and Queens Street and through to Queens Square.
This year will also see the inclusion of Henblas Street in the Victorian Market.
The market will also feature Victorian street entertainers, a Ferris wheel and even a traditional carousel!
The following roads will be closed to traffic from 6am.
• Church Street
• High Street
• Hope Street
• Henblas Street
• Queen Street
Blue badge holders will still be able to access High Street.
Parking will also be FREE after 4pm in all council owned car parks ONLY!
The event also symbolises the start of free parking (council owned car parks only) for late night shopping which will continue on December 13th and 20th when shops are encouraged to stay open late.
More information about festive events in town can be found on our dedicated Christmas page. We also ran a clarification article when there is free parking in council car parks this after some misunderstanding that it was all day, every day this month (reminder, this is not the case)