Christmas Events in Lancaster and the Lakes 2019 Christmas Events in Lancaster and the Lakes 2019

Christmas Events in Lancaster and the Lakes 2019

A busy winter calendar of Christmas events in Lancaster and the Lakes lies ahead this year. Festive activities such as Christmas Markets, ice skating and the carol singing are all taking place. Here’s our guide to some of the Christmas events for 2019.

Lancaster On Ice

We’re delighted to see that following the success of Lancaster on Ice in 2018, the pop-up ice rink will be returning for a second year in 2019. Running every single day except for Christmas Day the event promises to be bigger and better than before. Toast a marshmallow in The Tipi Bar with the family, or head down in the evening for a delicious mulled wine or German beer.

Dates: 23rd of November to 5th of January
Location: Dalton Square, Lancaster, LA1 1PL


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Sing-a-long-with-The Muppet Christmas Carol at The Dukes

Screening at the beautiful setting of Lancaster Priory Church is a special sing-along of the much loved Christmas classic film.

Dates: Friday 6th December
Location: Lancaster Priory Church, Priory Vicarage, Priory Close, Lancaster, LA1 1YZ
Box Office: 01524 63200

Christmas Fair at Sj John’s Hospice

The annual St John’s Hospice Christmas Fair is great a day of festive fun for the whole family, with all proceeds from the event going go a good cause.

Dates: Saturday 7th December
Location: Slyne Rd, Lancaster LA2 6ST
Box Office: 01524 382538

Aladdin: Christmas Panto at The Lancaster Grand Theatre

Last year Lancaster Grand Theatre hosted a dazzling pantomime performance of Robin Hood. This year Footlights will be presenting Aladdin for a magical carpet ride of traditional panto fun.

Dates: Saturday 7th December
Location: Lancaster Grand Theatre, St Leonardgate, Lodge St, Lancaster, LA1 1NL
Box Office: 01524 64695



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Light Up Christmas at the Royal Lancaster Infirmary

All are welcome to show support by congregating in front of Royal Lancaster Infirmary to see the Christmas tree light up. Listen to Christmas carols sung by Bowerham School Choir and Santa will be making an appearance.

Dates: Friday 13th December
Location: Ashton Rd, Lancaster LA1 4RP
Box Office: 01524 65944

Christmas at Lancaster Castle 2019

Celebrate Christmas at Lancaster Castle this year with a festive array of market stalls, live music and Santas Grotto. The event is fun for all the family and FREE to enter between 10.30am to 5.00pm.

Dates: Saturday 14th – Sunday 15th December
Location: Lancaster Castle, Castle Street 2, Lancaster, LA1 1YJ
Box Office: 01524 64998

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Carols by Candlelight

A heart-warming, candle lit carol service held at Hope Church in Lancaster for the local community to come together to have good sing along!

Dates: Sunday 15th December
Location: Hope Church Lancaster, Queen Street, LA1 1RX

The Christmas Lunch (Lancaster – Clitheroe)

A unique way to celebrate the run up to Christmas is a vintage steam train ride through Lancashire. Take in the scenery from Lancaster to Clitheroe while enjoying the luxuries of a first class carriage. Prices include a glass of fizz, four-course festive lunch and a quarter bottle of wine.

Dates: Sunday 15th December
Location: Lancaster Railway Station

Christmas markets in the Lake District

There’s a growing number of Christmas markets dotted around that are well worth a trip out from Hawthorns Caravan Park to get you in the Christmas spirit. There’s no end of festive markets to choose from, here’s just a few of our favourites…

Hawkshead Christmas Fair

Dates: Saturday 7th – Sunday 8th December
Location: Hawkshead

Taste Cumbria Cockermouth

Dates: Saturday 7th – Sunday 8th December
Location: Cockermouth

Windermere Christmas Celebration

Dates: Saturday 14th – Sunday 15th December
Location: Windermere



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