Christmas events across the West Midlands

Santas Christmas events across the West Midlands and Birmingham

We aim to be a helpful bunch here at Quick Find, so we have devised a comprehensive list of festive activities to keep the whole family occupied during the Christmas season! Our team will be updating this blog regularly, so be sure to check back. Also have a look at things on this month!

Christmas Events West Midlands… 

The Real Ice Rink and Christmas Grotto at Webbs of Wychbold 

Webbs, Droitwich WR9 0DG
Ice rink: Sat 3rd Nov – 7th Jan
With special skates for young children, our helpful rink team on hand and a welcoming, festive atmosphere a visit to Webbs Christmas ice rink is fantastic fun for the whole family – from £4.50. Webbs is also hosting
Christmas Grotto: 10th Dec – 24th Dec
Visit the elf workshop and make some fun christmassy crafts, explore the winter wonderland and meet Father Christmas himself before choosing a toy from the toy warehouse.

Birmingham Frankfurt Christmas Market

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Birmingham City Centre
15th Nov – 23rd Dec
10:00 AM – 9 PM
From Beers to Bratwurst, Christmas carols to Crêpes, The Frankfurt Market has everything you need to get you in the spirit of the season. Together with the adjacent Christmas Craft Market there will be over 180 stalls for visitors to browse and generate a fantastic atmosphere and unique shopping experience.

Winter Wonderland Stoke-on-Trent

15th Nov – 6th Jan

Winter Wonderland Stoke-on-Trent is FREE to enter and features an ice rink, Santa’s grotto, a Bavarian style bar, swing grill with a variety of festive eats and treats and theme park style rides. There will also be a spectacular New Year’s Eve fireworks and live family entertainment.

Santa’s Winter Wonderland

SnowDome, Tamworth
16th Nov – Dec 31st
From 10:00 AM
Santa’s Winter Wonderland at the SnowDome continues to welcome families from all over the country at the UK’s premier real snow Christmas event.

Harvest Fields Christmas Fayre

Christmas Party games for the whole family this Christmas

Harvest Fields Centre, Harvest Fields Way, B75 5TJ

Saturday 17th Nov
11am – 4pm
LocalLinks (LoLI) are a new charity group set up by a group of locals to help raise funds to be used in the local area. Their first fund raising event will be the Christmas Fayre featuring plenty of market stalls, children’s entertainment, tombolas and raffles, and a fashion show.

Christmas at Cadbury World

Cadbury World, Bournville B30 1JR
Weekends from 17th Nov – 16th Dec PLUS 21st-23rd Dec
Enjoy a scrumptious day out that’s choc-full of festive fun this Christmas at Cadbury World!

Santa’s Grotto – Touchwood

Touchwood, Solihull
17th Nov – 24th

Enchanted Christmas Kingdom

Hatton Country World, Warwick
Weekdays from 17th Nov – 21st Dec AND weekends from 24th Nov – 24th Dec

See Father Christmas in his magical Grotto and receive a Golden Key to unlock his workshop where each child will choose their own present! But seeing Father Christmas is only the beginning of all the festive fun…

The Nut CrackerChristmas West Midlands, Birmingham 2018

Hippodrome, Birmingham
Friday 23rd Nov – Thursday 13th Dec 
In this most festive ballet, gigantic sets, lavish costumes, 60 dancers and a full orchestra combine to make the perfect Christmas treat for the entire family.

Meet Santa at The Sea Life Centre

Brindley Place B1 2HL
24th Nov – 23rd Dec
In an experience unique to Birmingham this festive season, come to the North Pole of the city in the Sea Life Centre’s Antarctic Ice Cave and meet the man himself as you look onto their family of cheeky Gentoo Penguins in the exclusive setting of the breath-taking chilly Ice Adventure area. Enjoy the smell of chocolate in the 4D cinema, showing The Polar Express and the little ones will, of course, receive a free gift from Santa!
You’ll discover how all of the sea creatures have a very Merry Fish-mas, with all this plus meeting Santa and a FREE gift from the man himself included within all admission tickets – it’s the perfect festive experience this holiday season!

Hatton Christmas Markets & Shopping Weekends

Dark Lane, Hatton, Warwick CV35 8XA
Weekends from 24th Nov – 16th Dec PLUS 21st-23rd December
Browse the popular Christmas Markets bursting with a multitude of fantastic festive gifts. Enjoy festive singing, mulled punch, mince pies and a great festive atmosphere.

Christmas Craft Fair at Highbury Hall

Highbury Hall, 4 Yew Tree Road, B13 8QG
Sunday 25th Nov 10am – 5pm
Get into the festive spirit and shop for hand-crafted gifts, from a variety of local craftspeople. The perfect place to get your stocking fillers and customised gifts for all the family. Mulled wine, mince pies along side hot pork and stuffing baps will be on sale in the Dorothy Lloyd Bar. Admission – £1 (pay on the door)

Lichfield Christmas Lights Switch On

Lichfield Market Square
Sunday 25th Nov 5pm 
Bring the kids along to meet Santa and receive a present.

Aldridge Christmas MarketThe Christmas hunt game this Christmas

Aldridge Shopping Centre 
Saturday 1st Dec 10am – 6pm
Aldridge Village Partnership will be hosting it’s annual Christmas market. Meet Father Christmas, craft and Christmas gifts, food and drink stalls, children’s fair rides last year was a great success so this year we are hoping to make it bigger and better.

Elf Hunt – Thinktank

1st Dec – 23rd Dec
The elves are visiting Thinktank to make sure that everyone is behaving themselves over the festive period. Help join the Thinktank Elf hunt.

Worcester Victorian Christmas Market

Sunday 2nd Dec 8.30am – 6pm
Full day tour with free time to explore the wonderful Victorian Christmas market.

Hungarian Christmas Market Fest – Magyar Karácsonyi Vásár Fest

The Spotted Dog, 104 Warwick Street B12 0NH
Sunday 2nd Dec 10am – 5pm
There will be colorful music selection. Delicious Hungarian food, sweets,CAKES and drinks including our signature MULLED WINE! Also gourmet products to experience.

Lichfield Christmas Market

The Market Square
Sunday 2nd Dec
Come pick up some wonderful Christmas presents and enjoy a cup of the hazlenut coffee whilst you wonder around the stalls.

Endeavour Coaches – Lincoln Christmas Market

Endeavour Day Tours, 30 Plume Street B6 7RT
Friday 7th Dec 7am – 5pm
Soak up the festive atmosphere across this large market site, with more than 280 stalls nestled in and around Lincoln Castle, Lincoln Cathedral and many other venues and streets along the way. There is something for everyone, from unusual gifts to food and drink from near and far, not to mention a whole host of entertainment for all the family to enjoy. Contact Endeavour Coaches to Book. Adult: £23.00. OAP: £21.00. Child: £21.00

Cadbury Secret Santa Birmingham 

St Martins Square, Birmingham
Saturday 8th Dec

The Cadbury Postal Service tour will be coming to St Martins Square near Bullring – where people can send the gifts and also get free samples. You can send a chocolatey gift anonymously thanks to this free service.

Exclusive Christmas Craft Event Christmas West Midlands, Birmingham 2018

The Old Rose and Crown, Birmingham
Saturday 8th Dec
Browse an array of stunning handmade stalls. They are hosting award-winning edibles and preserves, amazing original artwork, beautifully crafted wood turned items… and much more.

Lichfield Christmas Food and Drink Festival

Saturday 8th Dec – Sunday 9th Dec
Expect amazing high end food, gift and drink stalls to tickle those taste buds and to solve any last minute Christmas present buying. This year is going to be festive foodtastic.

Georgian Christmas Weekend

Middleton Hall, Tamworth
Saturday 8th Dec – Sunday 9th Dec
Share in the festive traditions and excitement of the Georgian period. They’ll be dragging in the yule log, enjoying Georgian dancing in the Great Hall and making plum pudding in the Old Kitchen.

Blists Hill Victorian Town – Victorian Christmas Markets 

Telford, Birmingham
8th & 9th Dec PLUS 15th & 16th Dec
Browse the popular Christmas Markets bursting with a multitude of fantastic festive gifts. Enjoy festive singing, mulled punch, mince pies and a great festive atmosphere.

Harborne Handmade Christmas Market

Moor Pool Hall, Harborne, Birmingham
Sunday 9th Dec

Harborne Handmade Christmas Market is returning for a third year and is set to be another fantastic showcase of the very best local craftspeople and artisans. 

Christmas Gin Tasting Special

Windsor Castle Inn, Stourbridge
Thursday 13th Dec AND Thursday 20th Dec
Enjoy the very special and exclusive festive gin tasting masterclass in their glamorous Art Deco gin Emporium upstairs at the Windsor Castle.

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Winter Film Festival, Brindley Place

Brindley Place, Birmingham

Thursday 13th Dec – Sunday 16th Dec
The Brindleyplace Film Festival is returning to Birmingham with a very special festive twist! Watch your favourite Christmas films on the big screen.

Breakfast with Santa!

Farmhouse Inns, Solihull
Saturday 15th Dec
Santa is visiting for breakfast this year!

Cbeebies Christmas Show Birmingham

Saturday 15th Dec
This winter, join in the fun and enjoy your favourite Christmas show in the cinema for the first time ever!

Webbs West Hagley Christmas Grotto

West Hagley, Stourbridge DY9 0JB
Christmas Grotto: 17th Dec – 24th Dec
Wander through the festive Christmas village and see the elves busy crafting gifts, with a surprise around every corner. Meet Father Christmas and receive a special sweet gift.

Solihull Festive Feast

Wednesday 19th Dec – Monday 23rd Dec
The team behind the Continental Street Market will once again be partnering with Solihull BID to bring this new Festive themed food event.

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20th November 2018