Swansea Christmas

Put on your best Noddy Holder voice and repeat after us… “It’s Christmaaaasssss!” Waterfront Winterland makes a triumphant return on Friday 16 November, and Father Christmas will be in town on Sunday 18 November at the official Swansea Christmas Light Switch On (which looks all set to be bigger, better and brighter than ever before)! Don’t worry, the fun and festivities don’t stop there – there will also be a Christmas Market and the opportunity to meet the big man himself at his City Centre Grotto! We ho, ho, hope you will join us!


Santa’s Time Travelling Adventure

Swansea Christmas Light Switch On

AN AMAZING day of festive fun will kick-start Swansea’s Christmas celebrations later this month.

The countdown to Christmas officially starts on November 18 from 4pm in the city centre with an extravaganza of colour, music, dancing and the famous festive lights switch-on all under the gaze of Santa himself.

This year he’ll be starring in his very own Time Travelling Adventure along a new city centre route between Princess Way and the Kingsway..  Spectators can stand anywhere along the route and have the same experience as this year, there will also be four show stopper areas dotted along the route, all featuring some magical entertainment. .


Waterfront Winterland


Waterfront WinterlandOpen from Friday 16 November to Sunday 6 January, Waterfront Winterland is at the heart of Swansea Bay’s Christmas festivities. Ice skating on the Admiral Ice Rink and Children’s Rink, delicious food from Alpine dining cabins, a festive family funfair, and the mighty Big Wheel – it’s the perfect place to get in the Christmas spirit and have fun!


Swansea Christmas Market


Swansea Christmas MarketsThe traditional red and green chalets will make a welcome return to Oxford Street in our City Centre from Friday 16 November to Thursday 20 December. Enjoy a delicious selection of festive food, warm up with a glass of mulled wine, and make a start on that Christmas list!


City Centre Grotto


Swansea City Centre GrottoChristmas wishes and festive cheer will be circulating along Portland Street and Castle Square from Saturday 16 November to Thursday 20 December courtesy of Santa’s Grotto! Little ones will be greeted by Santa’s Elves before meeting the main man himself, and all visitors will receive a gift and have their photo taken with Santa – #SantaSelfie anyone?!

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