- Shop for festive gifts in Phuket Christmas Market

November 23, 2011 (PRLEAP.COM) Travel News
Tourists travelling to Phuket over the festive period will be able to enjoy a bustling Christmas Market on December 10th 2011.
Sponsored by local publication the Phuket Gazette, the event will be held at Da Vinci's Restaurant between 15:00 and 18:00 local time and will see a wide variety of different goods on sale.
Among the wares on offer will be gifts, decorations, jewellery and homeware, as well as traditional festive snacks such as mince pies, Christmas cookies and cakes.
Meanwhile, various stalls and events will be in place to entertain families, including carol singing and a Santa's grotto, while attendees will also have the opportunity to bid in a gingerbread house raffle.
Those visiting the market can rest assured that a portion of the proceeds from the event will be donated to charitable causes, as charity organisation The Good Shepherd Sisters is participating in the planning.
Formed in 1965, the organisation has more than seven centres around Thailand, including facilities in Phuket to help provide education and training for underprivileged women, or to offer shelter to victims of human trafficking.
Christmas holidaymakers can browse a wide selection of Phuket hotels at, such as the Patong Merlin Hotel.

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