There’s not long to go now until the big day and Lancashire has a variety of festive events taking place this weekend perfect for getting you in the Christmas spirit whilst creating some unforgettable family memories.

Meeting Father Christmas

Good news, Father Christmas and his friends are often spotted around Lancashire making it easier than ever for you to meet him and experience some magical moments this December.  

A Thornton Hall Christmas Adventure

Take a sleigh ride to Thornton Hall Country Park to experience the award-winning Christmas Adventure.  Visitors will join their Elf to meet brand new characters, watch live shows as well as a magical reindeer ride, before visiting the man in red himself – Father Christmas.

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Santa’s Magical Grotto
Affinity Lancashire

They've got Christmas all wrapped up at Affinity Lancashire! Meet Santa's reindeer on Saturday 10th December as they arrive to check in with Santa at the centre between 12 and 4pm. Before visiting Santa in his magical grotto for free every weekend in December.

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Festive Fun on the farm
Ridgeway Farm

Christmas 2022 will be like no other at Ridgeway Farm, get ready for Festive Fun on the Farm at the traditional working dairy farm.

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Still unsure where to go? Check out our dedicated page here for more information.

Christmas Markets

Still not finished your Christmas Shopping? There are lots of Christmas markets happening across Lancashire this weekend, making it easier than ever for you to Shop Lancashire and find that perfect present.

Christmas Artisan Market
Brockholes Nature Reserve

Located on the unique Visitor Village floating on Meadow Lake, Brockholes are inviting artisan businesses from around the North West to showcase their products and create a brilliant, unique market right here at Brockholes.

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Christmas Markets
Heskin Hall

Head to Heskin Hall this weekend and experience everything you need for a wonderful festive day out. From unique stalls, a mini forrest wonderland, Mulled wine from the bar and of course Santa!!

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The Cuckoo Gin Christmas Markets
Brindle Distillery

Come along to the outside space at Brindle Distillery for Christmas Shopping experience with stalls by local businesses including; The Bee Centre, The Brinscall Baker, Creat Box, Sophie's Flower Pot, Cicely & May Candles and many more...

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Crow Wood Christmas Market

Crafty Vintage Christmas Market pops up within the sumptuous setting of Crow Wood Hotel and Spa.

Expect an eclectic mix of vintage wares, handmade crafts, art and quirkiness from some of the finest makers, creators and collectors in the land, all with a festive twist of course.

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Still stuck for ideas, why not try visiting our Shop Lancashire pages now to browse some more of our fabulous local businesses in Lancashire.

Christmas shows and Pantomimes

Ready for a trip to the theatre? Nothing says Christmas like a family trip to the pantomime. This year there’s a variety of shows and pantomimes happening across the county, providing great entertainment for all the family.

The Winter Gardens Morecambe

For the first time in nearly 50 years, and in celebration of the 125th anniversary this year, a professional family Christmas Pantomime has returned to Morecambe Winter Gardens this Christmas and it’s the most magical pantomime of them all, CINDERELLA

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Sleeping Beauty Pantomime 
Blackpool Grand Theatre

Wakey wakey….don't miss the spellbinding tale of Sleeping Beauty at the Blackpool Grand Theatre this Christmas.

A beautiful Princess pricks her finger on a spindle wheel which has been cursed by the evil Carabosse at her 18th Birthday party. Can the Good Fairy's magical spell break the curse?

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Winckley Square Christmas Concert

Don't miss this year's Christmas Concert this Sunday.  Featuring a live band, delicious food and drink and headline act SPARK! who will be returning for the second time. A great option for some free festive fun.

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Lionel Vinyls Festive Funk Christmas Party Nights
VIVA Blackpool

Spend the night with the ultimate party entertainer, a visual DJ, dance instructor and 70s disco legend Mr Lionel Vinyl as he puts on a Festive funk Christmas Party Night at Viva Blackpool.

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Christmas Carol Concert 
Mitton Hall

Join Mitton Hall for a carol concert with Dishforth Military Wives where you can enjoy mulled wine and mince pies.

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Want to learn more about Christmas in Lancashire, check out our Christmas guide ready to view now 




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