Step Into a Swansea Bay Christmas!

C 12th November 2018

Festive Swansea Events

Christmas is coming, so it’s high time we told you what exciting festivities we have planned in Swansea Bay! Ice skating, Christmas Markets, Giant Wheels, Tasty Treats, Santa’s Grotto – even Time Travelling! Whether you are planning a day trip, a weekend break or longer, here’s what we have in store…

Waterfront Winterland

Swansea Bay’s leading Christmas attraction is back from 16 November – 6 January in Museum Park! Get set for the triumphant return of all your festive favourites, plus a few exciting new additions. This year the Admiral Ice Rink will be under cover, leaving no chance of rain dampening your fun. And with its clear roof, you’ll get a sparkling view of the night sky.





Feeling brave? Hop on the Sky View ride and enjoy incredible views across the city as you spin 40m above the ground! Not your thing? On the Giant Wheel you can take in the sights at a gentler pace. After all that excitement you’ll have worked up quite an appetite, so head over to the new Winterland Food Area for some tasty festive treats – perfect for warming you up on a cold Winter’s day. We can’t wait!

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Christmas Markets


Soak up the festive atmosphere at our Christmas Market in the City Centre. The pretty outdoor chalets on Oxford Street and Princess Way will be packed with a fantastic selection of arts, crafts, fine foods, beautiful decorations and unique gifts from 16 November – 20 December. And with new traders each week, you’ll find something different every time.

Swansea’s wonderful Indoor Market will be open 7 days a week in December until Christmas Eve. As well as beautiful gifts, it’s your one stop shop for fresh food perfect for your Christmas feast!

Check out our Farmers’ Markets for a delicious range of local produce and Christmas crafts – the Mumbles Market is on 8th December, theMarina Market is on 9th December and the Uplands Market on 15th December. So plenty of opportunities to find that special Christmas gift!

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Santa’s Grotto

The big man in his red suit will be at his colourful cabin in Portland Street daily from 17 November to 23 December to listen to children’s wishes and spread Christmas cheer!

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Festive Breaks

All this plus the exciting line up on our full Christmas Events Calendar (it’s panto time – oh yes it is!) – you’ll need to make a break of it! Browse our list of approved accommodation providers in Swansea City Centre, Mumbles and Gower and enjoy a cosy Christmas getaway with family or friends.

And as it’s the time of giving, you may even receive a special present in the form of a last minute bargain in our Late Availability Deals. Keep checking as they can change on a daily basis!

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