The festive fun in Boston is set to continue next Sunday with a special Festive Market and Santa Fun Run.

On 12th December, Boston’s Market Place will be host to a wonderful festive market featuring a selection of craft and gift stalls, food vendors and entertainers, including an ice carving demonstration. It is the perfect place to pick up a few more Christmas treats and enjoy the festive atmosphere!

The Market Place will also be the finishing line for the town’s third-ever Santa Fun Run. Building on the successful events in 2018 and 2019, the fun run will kick off in Central Park, following a route that take in the town’s most iconic sites and historic streets, before culminating at the Market Place.

Santa suits and festive dress are optional but encouraged, and it doesn’t matter whether you run, hop or skip – it’s all about taking part! There are even some special offers for those taking part and a goody bag with lots of surprises. All participants for Santa Fun Run need to book their place ahead of the event at

Organisers Boston Community Runners Group are supporting Wyberton Wombles of Boston Common this year, as they look to raise funds to ensure the group have the equipment, they need to keep the town tidy. Thanks go to Run sponsors Boston Seeds, Jakemans, South Lincs Food Service, Captain Cod Fish and Chip Restaurant, Boston Insurance Services, County Linx Radio, VFitness and Boston Town Area Committee for their support of the Festive Market.

Councillor Tracey Abbott, Portfolio for Town Centre, said: “It’s been wonderful to see residents and visitors coming back to the town centre to enjoy the festive period after a difficult 2020, and it’s great to see the Christmas cheer continuing with the Festive Market and Fun Run. I’m sure the market will be a massive success and I wish everyone taking part in the run the very best of luck.”

Councillor Paul Goodale, Chairman of Boston Town Area Committee, added: “We’ve already had some fantastic Christmas celebrations in the town, and we’re delighted to be helping them continue with our support of the Festive Market. I’m looking forward to it and I know it’ll be a big Success for everyone involved.”