December is the time to spread some festive cheer and you can be sure that the Enjoy Swansea Bay team are here to do just that!
This December why not take a moment to enjoy making memories. We have plenty of festive fun in store for you and your family. From ice skating to Christmas markets, to finishing off your shopping at the Quadrant. It really is the most wonderful time of the year!
Scroll on to discover Swansea’s festive line up this Christmas…
Are you looking for some festive fun this winter? Then look no further than Swansea’s Waterfront Winterland, the ultimate destination for family entertainment this Christmas! It’s not a Swansea Christmas without a little dancing on ice, so get your skates on and glide around Waterfront Winterland’s ice rink.
Visit Santa’s Grotto (Sat & Sun 11am-8pm) to meet Father Christmas himself. It’s the perfect chance to tell him what you’d like him to bring on his sleigh. Enjoy all the fun of the fair with the Ice Jet ride, Giant Wheel and more! And, if all that action has feeling peckish, make sure you visit the Alpine Village for festive foodie favourites
Talented crafters, traditional traders and delicious street food vendors return to Swansea’s Christmas Market until 20 December. Festive chalets along Oxford Street and Portland Street will be offering unique gifts, tempting treats and beautiful decorations. The Caroler’s Cabin is also the hub for a festive entertainment programme and when not in use for performances, step into the sparkly Santa scene to take the perfect festive family photo.
This year children across Swansea can post their Christmas lists straight to Santa with the arrival of an official North Pole Postal Service post box!
Located near Krispy Kreme, the Sleigh Mail Express Post box will be in situ until 20 December.
• Pick up an official postcard at the post box
• Write your list to Santa
• Post it before 20 December
Include your details on your postcard to Santa and get automatically entered into a weekly prize draw to win £50 at a Quadrant store of your choice!
It’s time to bring back the magic of Christmas!
If you are looking for a fun and festive way to celebrate the Christmas season, look no further than the Swansea Grand Theatre.
This year’s pantomime is a spectacular production of Cinderella, running from Saturday 9 December to Sunday 7 January, featuring a dazzling digital set, buckets of audience participation and heaps of hilarity.
Have you got your tickets yet?
There are a host of exciting Christmas events and activities to choose at the National Waterfront Museum. Meet Father Christmas for a special story time, enjoy festive afternoon teas, explore craft markets or take part in festive elf workshops.
There are also seasonal offers and beautiful Welsh gifts and hampers for you to discover in the Museum shops and cafes.
Some events and activities are pre-bookable, so don’t miss out, get your tickets today.
This December, discover what the Brangwyn Hall has to offer. From choirs to Christmas concerts, the Brangwyn Hall has you covered when it comes to celebrating the festivities this December with their range of shows, concerts and exhibitions all too good and not to be missed!
Make sure the LC Swansea is on your Christmas wish list this year. Where else can you swim, play, climb and eat all under one roof?
It’s the perfect memory making trip for your family this Christmas!
Bookings are now open for December and spaces are filling fast so add a day out to the LC Swansea to your December to do list.
Oystermouth Castle provides a charming setting for this relaxed concert featuring special guests from the local community performing festive favourites with plenty of opportunities to sing along. Get into the Christmas spirit with family and friends and support the preservation of this historic site. Saturday 16 December from 1pm.
The event is free, but any donations will be appreciated.
There’s lots of Christmas cheer on offer at our cultural venues!
Whether you like exploring out and about or getting messy with arts and crafts, our cultural venues are getting in the festive spirit for some Christmas fun!
So, if you’re looking for activities and ideas to keep the whole family entertained in the run up to Christmas day and information on holiday opening hours find out more here.
Do you know a coach, a team or a athlete who deserves recognition for their hard work and determination? Swansea has a proud tradition of producing great sports people. Whether it’s the volunteer or the coach who puts in hour after hour 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, Swansea is a city full of sporting champions.
The Swansea Sports Awards ceremony will take place from 7pm on Thursday 28 March 2024, at the Brangwyn Hall in association with Freedom Leisure.
Tickets will be on sale from January 2024.