This year King\u2019s Cross will be ringing the changes with a line-up of amazing markets, each offering a huge array of unique gifts, festive street food, fashion from emerging brands, vintage vinyl, arts and crafts and much more. Tick off your Christmas shopping list before celebrating at the new apr\u00e8s ski bar, which will be serving up a selection of festive hot chocolates, hot toddies and delicious alpine cocktails. In date order, the 2022 Christmas markets are: Shotengai Market \u2013 11-13 November & 15-18 December Taking inspiration from the many Shotengai markets found in Japan\u2019s cities, Lower Stable Street in Coal Drops Yard is set to be transformed into a bustling hub of Japanese homeware, food, fashion and more. Independent Label Market \u2013 Saturday 12 November With a vibrant line-up of stalls featuring artists and craft makers with rare and unique vinyl, test pressing, signed merchandise and much more, this Coal Drops Yard market is ideal for any audiophile\u2019s Christmas stocking. Lower Stable Street Christmas Market \u2013 17 November\u201318 December This regular weekend market will run every week between 17 November and 18 December 2022, Thursday through to Sunday, offering one-of-a-kind Christmas gifts. Christmas under the Canopy \u2013 1-22 December West Handyside Canopy, which usually runs Friday through to Sunday, is extended each Christmas so that its brilliant line up of London\u2019s best artisan traders and food stalls can be enjoyed Tuesday through to Sunday in the lead up to Christmas. Wander under a canopy of stars and warm yourself up with some mulled wine or cider whilst finding the perfect gift for loved ones. The Drops Market \u2013 2-4 December This monthly fashion market will switch on the holiday spirit during the first weekend of December. Visitors can choose from a range of goods from emerging brands who don\u2019t yet have a physical space in the UK. If festive fashion gifting or finding the perfect party outfit is high on your list, this market will cover all bases. Canopy Vegan Market \u2013 2-4 December \u2018Be The Future\u2019 returns in collaboration with Canopy Market to offer a range of vegan foods, homewares and cosmetics. An ideal opportunity to discover some of the best vegan brands in the UK. Mexican Christmas Market \u2013 9-11 December Hosted by Coal Drops Yard restaurants Casa and Plaza Pastor, Mexican Christmas Market returns for another year with fun for all the family including pi\u00f1atas and a roaming cumbia band as well as artisanal Mexican clothing, accessories, ornaments and craftworks. The Illustrators\u2019 Christmas Fair - 10 December London\u2019s largest illustration fair is back for the festive season! Browse works from some of the best local independent artists, including collections of unique prints, cards, zines and much more. Crafty Fox Christmas Market \u2013 11 December Renowned for supporting emerging designers, makers and artists, the \u2018Crafty Fox\u2019 collaboration makes its return to King\u2019s Cross. Visitors can experience a stellar Christmas gifting line-up that will include prints, jewellery, ceramics, textiles and homewares.