19th November - 7th January 2017 The European Christmas Market will once again return to East Princes St Gardens for a whole host of bespoke and traditional Christmas items! The traditional and romantic Christmas Market in the heart of the City of Edinburgh offers a unique shopping experience for every visitor with its fair of crafters, artists, gift shops and gastronomic surprises. Get into the Christmas spirit! Please note: markets are open from 10am - 10pm. Markets open at midday on 19 November, close at 8pm on 24 December, are closed 25 December, open 11am 26 December and 1 January.