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Christmas gift ideas, Decorations and Activities In Our Scotland Markets!

Helping you prepare for Christmas!

The festive season is here! Today, we’re having a look at what our centres in Scotland have to offer. We know it can be challenging to find the perfect gift for your loved ones, so we’ve come up with some Christmas gift ideas to help! You’ll also be able to find events that will be happening throughout December and places to find Christmas decorations too.

The Forge Market

Our traders at The Forge have a brilliant range of Christmas gifts available. You can find festive home decor, perfect personalised gifts, party outfits and even Boxing Day steak pies – the Forge Market has it all!

Christmas gift ideas - decorations

Events Throughout December

  • 10th Dec: Christmas Jumper Day – text TEAMFORGEMKT TO 70050 to donate
  • 11th – 12th Dec (10.00 – 5.00pm): The Gym – Casual trade for brand awareness, promotion and sign ups and a small competition (guess the calories in the cake) 
  • 16 – 21st Dec: Gingerbread house family competition – participants will be in with a chance of winning a hamper. Post your letter in the Forge Market Santa Post box and get an email reply from Santa. And Xmas Giving tree – working alongside Glasgow’s Spirit of Christmas
  • 19th Dec (12.00 – 1.00pm): Church of Nazarene – Carol Singing 

Gingerbread decorating competition

Parkhead Market

Our Parkhead Market traders have a lot to offer this Christmas! Ranging from Jewellery, to clothing, to tech gifts, and all kinds of home decor – you’ll be spoiled for choice here! See some of our traders for Christmas gift ideas below:

Jewellery & Watches

  • The Jewellery Store
  • New Forge Jewellers


  • Aleena’s Boutique – Ladies Clothing
  • Rache’s Bags – Ladies clothing and bags
  • SSS Fashion Direct – Men’s clothing
  • Classy Rascals – Baby Clothing

Home Decor Gifting

  • Stadum Signings – Sports Memorabilia
  • Art by Numter – Sports Memorabilia
  • Art by Hunter – Paintings
  • CW Scents & Aromas – Candles & Melts

Gift Cards

  • Sharon’s – Gift Cards
  • Louise @ The Cutting Corner – Gift Cards
  • Rami’s Salon – Gift Cards
  • Butur Barbers – Gift Cards
  • Beauty by Laura – Gift Cards
  • Pistol Piercing – Gift Cards

Tech Gifting

  • 1st For Phones – Mobile Phones

Christmas Themed Decor & Costumes

  • Balloons 4 U – Balloons
  • Florists – seasonal wreaths, bouquets and table decorations
  • Personal Pressies – Christmas Elves
  • Jen’s Haby & Fancy Dress – Christmas Costumes

Christmas gift ideas - Christmas wreaths

Events at Parkhead Market

17th of December: Parkhead Market will be celebrating Christmas Jumper Day on the 17th of December. You’ll be able to find our traders looking festive and we’d love you to join in too! Make sure you tag us on Instagram if you’re getting involved. If you’re coming along to one of our markets, speak to centre staff about how you can donate!

Christmas Jumper day

Planning ahead?

You can find details of opening times during the festive season on our market pages!