This post show information for December 2018, for December 2019 information head here.

Soak up the festive spirit of Kendal this Christmas and enjoy late night shopping on Thursday 20th December. With a fantastic range of high street stores and independent boutiques taking part – you’ll find everything on your Christmas shopping list.

Late Night Shopping EveningThursday 20th December 2018 until 7pm

Our wonderful Yards – Elephant’s Yard, Wainwright’s Yard and Blackhall Yard, The Shambles and The Westmorland Shopping Centre will all be staying open.

If you want to have a little time to shop without the children then why not book them for a workshop at Pandemonium Pots in Blackhall Yard (01539 725640). Enjoy a glass of Prosecco at the Bumblebee Gallery and head to Elephant Yard where you can treat yourself to mulled wine. Wainwrights Yard has a brilliant selection of independent stores and great places to eat and businesses across The Shambles will be holding open their doors and joining in too!

The multi storey car park within Westmorland Shopping Centre will be opening late so you can shop across Kendal at your leisure.

If Thursday isn’t convenient for you, don’t despair, many of our shops have extended their opening hours on other days this week, discover our Christmas shopping guide for full details.

Struggling for gift ideas? Here area few of our favourites for Christmas 2018.


Kendal Shopping

Kendal Gift Card

Support our town this Christmas and give a brilliant gift with the Kendal Gift Card – a mastercard-based card that can be used at many independent businesses throughout our town.


A New Year Makeover

Treat a loved one to the feel-good factor with a radiant skin treatment or cosmetic makeover at Zest. Purchase during the late night shopping evening on 20th December and get for a special price of just £10.

A Festive Drink

Al Strong will be selling delicious Mulled Gin from his store in Elephant’s Yard – available in three sizes and making the perfect stocking filler.


Family Favourites at Armstrong Ward

Discover a treasure trove of treats at Armstrong Ward in Wainwright’s Yard including the adorable Maileg Mouse collection.

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