The Best Christmas Events Across the East Midlands

Christmas is just around the corner so we take a look at Christmas light switch-ons, markets and events across the East Midlands!

The Best Christmas Events Across the East Midlands

See Santa, ride the wheel of light and see the Alice in Wonderland themed tableau with a traditional nativity scene. You will even get a chance to meet Santa at New Market Square, a free experience for the family. As well as visiting the winter food & drink fair, musical entertainment, performances, light games. Shops around the city will be open later and a late-night park and ride service will be available throughout December allowing you plenty of time to soak up all the festivities in Leicester.

Dreaming of a white Christmas? Well, your dreams can come true! Thanks to the Winter Wonderland at the Snowdome, Tamworth. Santa will be arriving in his wonderland full of real snow and even reindeer! As well as an all-new Winter Wonderland Show! You will have bundles of fun in the snow! Prices vary.

Take a look at all the fun you can expect to have!

Matlock’s Victorian market is one of the East Midland’s largest free outdoor Christmas events. The markets will see over 170 stalls, a fantastic funfair, Santa’s Grotto, a Christmas parade and celebrity Light Switch on. Santa\'s Parade is happening on the Saturday at 4:15 pm and Santa\'s grotto will be in the park on the Saturday and Sunday, between 10:00 am and 4:00 pm. Concluding with a spectacular firework display on the Sunday, at 5:15 pm.

It’s that time of the year. Oh no, it isn’t! Okay we won’t start but it is panto season and this year, the Theatre Royal sees Joe Pasquale, John Challis and many more in a performance of Peter Pan! For a fun-filled evening full of laughter and songs, book tickets to the best pantomime this season!

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