UPCOMING Events

Christmas Lights Switch On! – Including Special Guests, Late Night Shopping & Fireworks

29/11/2019

Join us in celebrating the magical Christmas lights switch on, alongside special guests, live entertainment and more…

We welcome the Mayor of Great Yarmouth and local sporting hero Sophie McKinna, who will be assisting with the switching-on of the town’s festive illuminations in the market place. There will also be other special guests during the evening, including live music and entertainment, before celebrating the arrival of Father Christmas, all followed by a rooftop firework display spectacular!

Great Yarmouth Christmas Fayre & Market

29/11/2019 - 01/12/2019

Featuring handmade craft stalls in The Minster, Priory Centre and Market Place…

Entry to the Christmas Fayre is FREE

The annual three-day Christmas Fayre will feature a fantastic selection of hand craft stalls in the historic Great Yarmouth Minster and nearby Priory Centre, which will be hosting Santa’s Grotto for the children.

With marquees along the Market Place accommodating festive food & drink vendors, fairground rides alongside specialist gift stalls, all supported by live music and free road train shuttle rides between the Minster and Market Place.

Lardal Kantori – Norwegian Choir Christmas Carol Concert

30/11/2019

A wonderful opportunity to enjoy an especially festive performance by the Norwegian Choir, Lardal Kantori, on their annual visit to Great Yarmouth as part of the Christmas Fayre.

We are welcoming back to Great Yarmouth the Norwegian choir, Lardal Kantori for their 16th consecutive annual visit! Always a favourite festive event, this year’s concert will be following a special appearance at the Embassy of Norway in London, performing for the Norwegian Ambassador, in the week leading up to their concert in Great Yarmouth.

Late Night Shopping – Wednesday 4th December

04/12/2019

Experience late night Christmas shopping every Wednesday in December, leading up to Christmas.

Whether it’s a visit to Santa’s Grotto in Market Gates Shopping Centre, taking in the wonderful festive lighting around the town’s Christmas tree or visiting the historic market place; you can enjoy fresh festive food and drink from outdoor stalls, followed by a rooftop firework finale spectacular on each of the evenings at 8pm.

Each Wednesday before Christmas in December
Wed 4th December
Wed 11th December
Wed 18th December

Most shops open until 8pm.

The 9th Annual Tree and Crib Festival

06/12/2019 - 15/12/2019

A spectacular display of Christmas tree and cribs created by local community groups, schools and businesses in aid of the fabric and organ of the Minster.

Come along and enjoy the array of uniquely decorated Christmas Trees and Cribs submitted by local community groups, schools and businesses at the 9th Tree and Crib Festival at Great Yarmouth Minster with funds raised in aid of the fabric and organ of the Minster.

Late Night Shopping – Wednesday 11th December

11/12/2019

Experience late night Christmas shopping every Wednesday in December, leading up to Christmas.

Whether it’s a visit to Santa’s Grotto in Market Gates Shopping Centre, taking in the wonderful festive lighting around the town’s Christmas tree or visiting the historic market place; you can enjoy fresh festive food and drink from outdoor stalls, followed by a rooftop firework finale spectacular on each of the evenings at 8pm.

Each Wednesday before Christmas in December
Wed 11th December
Wed 18th December

Most shops open until 8pm.

Late Night Shopping – Wednesday 18th December

18/12/2019

Experience late night Christmas shopping every Wednesday in December, leading up to Christmas.

Whether it’s a visit to Santa’s Grotto in Market Gates Shopping Centre, taking in the wonderful festive lighting around the town’s Christmas tree or visiting the historic market place; you can enjoy fresh festive food and drink from outdoor stalls, followed by a rooftop firework finale spectacular on each of the evenings at 8pm.

Each Wednesday before Christmas in December

Most shops open until 8pm.

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