Get active with Sport and Health
Find an activity

We wish you a very merry Christmas from all of us here at Enjoy Swansea! A big part of our Christmas fun, includes a countdown to Christmas event guide just for you!

Take a read through the reminder of the festive fun on offer around Swansea before the big day gets here! There’s plenty to enjoy in the lead up to Christmas Day!

Waterfront Winterland

With school holidays on the horizon, Waterfront Winterland offers the perfect family outing this Christmas! Reach new heights on the rides, or try your luck at the funfair, then warm yourselves up with some delicious hot food and drink in the Alpine Village! You can indulge in all your winter favourites – hot chocolate, toast some marshmallows in the Alpine Village, singing to the live music or socialising with friends and family! Before you leave, don’t forget to get your skates on for some real magic on the ice rink and walk!

Find out how you can enjoy Waterfront Winterland this Christmas here 

*open until 8th January 2023


Our very own Jo Joio took a trip to Waterfront Winterland recently! Head to our social media to discover Jo Joio’s Waterfront Winterland experience…

Book Ice Skating tickets here


Swansea Christmas Market

With the countdown to the big day on, there is still time to get some last minute presents! Swansea Christmas Market is still open until 5pm on Wednesday 21st December.

Swansea Market is open every day until 4pm on Christmas Eve. For the early birds it will open at 7am on Thursday 22nd, Friday 23rd and Christmas Eve, so there’s even more time to pick up all the trimmings for a scrumptious Christmas dinner!

Explore the Christmas Market



Christmas at the Quadrant

Have yourself a spot of Christmas shopping and find the perfect gift for someone special this year. From beauty must-haves, to meaningful stocking fillers and best-selling books to irresistible perfume, we can guarantee you’ll find the perfect gift at The Quadrant this Christmas.

Located right in the heart of Swansea, with over 30 high-street favourites, The Quadrant is the place to get everything you need for everyone you need to buy for this Christmas. Plus ALL DAY parking is just £2 when you arrive after 9:30am or pay £1 for two hours!

Discover the shops



Beauty and the Beast at Swansea Grand Theatre

A seasonal tradition for many! This enchanting family panto which has all the ingredients for a magical trip to the theatre, with hilarious slapstick humour, plenty of audience interaction and marvellous musical numbers that you will be singing for days afterwards, all in one magical show that is suitable for everyone to enjoy whether they are 3 or 103!

14th December until 15th January 2023

Christmas at our Culture Venues

Do you love exploring at Christmas? Our cultural venues are ready to spread some cheerful joy with their fun events! There sure is something to keep the whole family entertained, from activity packs to Christmas card making, head online to get Christmas countdown ready and don’t forget to check out the opening times too!

Discover more

National Waterfront Museum this Winter

If it’s family events you’re looking for then the National Waterfront Museum has plenty of activity going on ahead of Christmas. There’s quiz nights, a Museum Winter Trail and of course some brilliant exhibitions and talks!

Check out the full programme of festive fun here

Sports Awards in Association with Freedom Leisure

If you’re looking for a gift this year that means so much more and know someone in sporting, whether it’s the volunteer or the coach who puts in the hours behind the scenes, the team which has been the most successful through the year or the sportsperson that has achieved the most in their sport, why not gift them a nomination for the Sports Awards!

*Nominations close 31st December!

You can find out more here

BBC NOW Disney’s Fantasia in Concert

Gift yourself or your loved ones a New Year’s experience and step into the magical world of ‘Disney’s Fantasia in concert live to film’! Join BBC National Orchestra of Wales for a unique and cosy afternoon concert at the beautiful Brangwyn Hall on Saturday 14 January at 3PM. With big screens showing clips from Disney’s Fantasia (1940) and Fantasia 2000… plus BBC NOW performing the soundtrack LIVE! It’s the perfect concert for all ages. Spellbinding!

Book tickets here

Still looking to gift someone this Christmas?

If you are still looking for something extra to give the runner in your life; then how about entry to the Admiral Swansea Bay 10k?

Taking place on Sunday 17 September, the route is flat and scenic with plenty of support along the way, making it an idea race for those first-timers as well as those who would like to achieve a personal best!

Gift them here

The City Centre is full of festive cheer with not one but two Christmas trees courtesy of sponsors John Pye Auctions and Swansea Working.

*Look out for our ‘Try our Trails’ campaign next month where we will be highlighting all the fantastic free trails Swansea has to offer!