Join us in 2023 for Five Weekends Nov. 18 - Dec. 17, 10am - 6pm at the Historic Cow Palace!

Be Part of the Celebration!

Charles Dickens - Great Dickens Christmas Fair

Visit London at the historic Cow Palace Exhibition Halls! Enter the winding lanes of Victorian London and immerse yourself in a world of music halls, theatres, pubs, dance parties, and charming shops overflowing with hand-made holiday treasures. Enticing aromas of roasted chestnuts and hearty foods fill the air. Discover holiday revelry in this lamp-lit city brimming with hundreds of lively and colorful characters from the imagination of Charles Dickens, the pages of history, and the sometimes saucy world of the Victorian stage.

Order Tickets to Dickens’ London Today!

“There is nothing in the world so irresistibly contagious as laughter and good-humor.”
~ Charles Dickens, A Christmas Carol

Shop, Play, & Feast in London

Throughout the streets of the Fair discover the finest hand made crafts, delicious foods, and lively characters – learn more below! Of special note, enjoy 5 traditional English Public Houses. Each of these delightful “Pubs” has its own unique personality, history & menu. And new Experiences can be found throughout London this season, including Port & Chocolate Tastings at The Green Man Inn, and a mysterious Pub Crawl with Jekyll & Hyde and the Elixir of Madness. You can purchase tasting tickets here and pub crawl tickets here).

English Pubs

Family Fun

Theatre & Nightlife

Dramatic Streets

Delicacies & Libations

Costumes & Textiles

Activities & Diversions




“I will honor Christmas in my heart, and try to keep it all the year.”

~ Charles Dickens, A Christmas Carol

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