Christmas at Peppa Pig World in Paultons Park

Christmas Events in Hampshire

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2024 Christmas Events in Hampshire

It’s the most wonderful time of the year and Christmas 2024 is set to be one of the best yet in Hampshire with a Santa-sized sledge full of festive treats and events happening across the county.

Hampshire's top family attractions have a cracking range of Christmas events for all the family to enjoy over the holiday period, previous years have included:

Click here to see a full list of 2024 Christmas events

Visit Father Christmas in Hampshire

Wondering where to see Father Christmas in Hampshire? Santa Claus is coming to towns across the county with so many festive days out to look forward to and plenty of merry opportunities to meet the man himself.

Take your little ones on a magical day out to see Father Christmas in Hampshire. Help Santa deliver Christmas presents to astronauts in space, spot him on the Beaulieu River, see his enchanting owls flying in the winter skies, or become an honorary elf in his toy workshop.

Winter illumination displays in Hampshire

Discover light-up magic in Hampshire this winter with after-dark illumination trails and light show extravaganzas. See millions of twinkling lights and hear seasonal sounds fill the air with full immersive festive fun.

24 festive things to do this Christmas in Hampshire

There are past favourites and new Christmas delights aplenty this festive season in Hampshire, with light trails, Christmas markets, ice skating, and more Christmas events than treats under the tree.

Christmas gifts from Hampshire

Looking for unique gifts that are guaranteed to fill the recipient with festive joy? Hampshire has just the ticket. Read our carefully curated Christmas gift guide to incredible experiences in Hampshire. And best of all, you can purchase them online and have them delivered to your inbox straight away!

Christmas markets in Hampshire

Discover where Hampshire's Christmas markets are and buy special gifts for your loved ones, spend time shopping with friends and family and feel the Christmas magic in the air! See the events list below for further information. 

Enjoy at winter short break in Hampshire

Make a break of it whilst enjoying those festive events and stay in the county for a few days. Hampshire has a great range of places to stay for visitors. If you're looking for hotels in Hampshire, you'll find everything from top quality luxury to country house charm. The county also has a superb choice of self catering, holiday cottages, and bed and breakfast accommodation.

See our guide to accommodation in Hampshire

What’s on this winter in Hampshire

Looking for inspiration for what to do in Hampshire this winter? Look no further than our ultimate guide to what's on this winter – from the top attractions and events to visit and fantastic festive celebrations in the cities to the best winter retreats and cosy pubs and restaurants.

See our guide to Winter in Hampshire

Discounted bus fares

Throughout the festive season, bus fares will be capped at £2 as part of the Government's cost of living plans. Discover some amazing attractions to visit during the festive season in Hampshire by bus


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  1. GreenMatthews | Gaudete! at Turner Sims



    15 Dec 2024Open 15:00 -
  2. New Year's Eve Party at Oakley Hall Hotel

    Oakley, Basingstoke


    31 Dec 2024Open 19:00 - 01:00
  3. Festive Lunch and Dinner at Solent Hotel & Spa

    Whiteley, Fareham


    1 Dec 2024to31 Dec 2024Open 12:00 - 21:30
  4. Southampton Christmas Market



    14 Nov 2024to6 Jan 2025
  5. Beauty and the Beast at New Theatre Royal



    13 Dec 2024to5 Jan 2025
  6. The Christmas Illuminated Garden Adventure at West Green House Garden 2024

    near Hartley Wintney, Hook


    23 Nov 2024to29 Dec 2024