Interested in Christmas events in Dorset?

Then you’re in luck, there are all sorts of exciting Christmas events planned for this year.

From Christmas markets and festive wreath making workshops to pantomimes and carol concerts, there is something for everyone to enjoy.

So whether you are searching for Christmas events in Christchurch, Weymouth, Charmouth, Sherborne, or anywhere else in Dorset, you’ll be feeling festive in no time.

If you’re organising your own Christmas event, you can spread the word by adding it to The Tourist Trail using our ‘upload your event‘ form. Otherwise, read on to find out about all the best Dorset Christmas events…

 


Starts

15

Nov

Expires

02

Jan

Bournemouth Christmas Tree Wonderland

Spectacular Christmas tree trail, enchanting illuminations and seasonal family fun!Experience the magical spectacle of hundreds of glittering trees from around the world. See them shimmer...

Bournemouth

Starts

23

Nov

Expires

24

Nov

Canford Christmas Craft and Gourmet Food Fair

This November we are delighted to be adding a new event to our calendar. For the weekend of 23rd and 24th we are taking over Canford School once more to bring you a new Christmas Fair, we'll have...

Adult Tickets: £3.00 Concession Tickets: £2.50 + 1 more

Canford School, Canford Magna, Dorset, BH21 3AD

Starts

23

Nov

Expires

23

Dec

Wild! Christmas at Adventure Wonderland

Enjoy a Wild! Christmas at Adventure Wonderland and meet Santa and his helpful elves in his grotto.

Adult: £14.99 Child (3+): £14.99 + 1 more

Adventure Wonderland, Merritown Ln, Hurn, Christchurch, BH23 6BA

Starts

23

Nov

Expires

24

Nov

Dorset Food & Drink Christmas Fayre

Athelhampton House will be hosting the The Dorset Food & Drink Christmas Fayre. A range of local produce for you to buy for your family over the Christmas holiday.

Adult Tickets: £3.50 Children Tickets: Free

Athelhampton House & Gardens
Athelhampton House & Gardens, Athelhampton Road, Dorchester, Dorset, DT2 7LG

Starts

30

Nov

Expires

01

Dec

Dorset Team Christmas Fair 2019

The Dorset Team Christmas Fair is a really fun, festive event for your diary featuring some of the best local designers, makers, vintage sellers and craft suppliers from across Dorset.There...

Allendale Centre, Wimborne, Dorset, BH21 1AS

Starts

30

Nov

Expires

23

Dec

Magical Fun with ‘Farmer Christmas’

Bring your little VIP's to meet the friendly 'Farmer Christmas' at Farmer Palmer's Farm Park! The clever Elves at the farm park use a time slot booking system; so you don't have to endure long...

Per Person: £7.00

Wareham Road, Organford, Poole, Dorset , BH16 6EU

Starts

01

Dec

Expires

01

Dec

Sherborne Festive Shopping Day

Sherborne’s Festive Shopping Day is always well supported as the town puts on a whole host of different musical, fun and entertaining activities. The main shopping area of Cheap Street is closed...

Sherborne Town Centre, Sherborne, Dorset, DT9 3BJ

Starts

01

Dec

Expires

02

Jan

Artisans on the Beach

Set on Swanage seafront over the Christmas season, the beach-huts are taken over by local crafters and tradespeople all looking to sell the ideal creative gifts for you and your loved...

Shore Road, Swanage, Dorset , BH19 1LB

Starts

01

Dec

Expires

01

Dec

Meet Father Christmas at Sea Life 1st Dec

Experience the magic of Christmas at Weymouth SEA LIFE Adventure Park this December. Be guided through the festive forest by a jolly Elf to meet Father Christmas in his enchanting Christmas...

Day Time Father Christmas Tickets: £8.50 Evening (after park closes) Father Christmas Tickets: £9.50

SEA LIFE Weymouth
SEA LIFE - Weymouth, Lodmoor Country Park, Weymouth, Dorset, DT4 7SX

Starts

06

Dec

Expires

06

Dec

Meet Father Christmas at Sea Life 6th Dec

Experience the magic of Christmas at Weymouth SEA LIFE Adventure Park this December. Be guided through the festive forest by a jolly Elf to meet Father Christmas in his enchanting Christmas...

Day Time Father Christmas Tickets: £8.50 Evening (after park closes) Father Christmas Tickets: £9.50

SEA LIFE Weymouth
SEA LIFE - Weymouth, Lodmoor Country Park, Weymouth, Dorset, DT4 7SX

Starts

08

Dec

Expires

08

Dec

RNLI College Christmas Market

Get in the festive spirit with our annual RNLI College Christmas MarketThe market will be a great chance to purchase Christmas gifts for friends and family, or have a browse and enjoy a glass...

RNLI College, West Quay Road, Poole, Dorset, BH15 1HZ

Starts

12

Dec

Expires

12

Dec

Baubles & Buble Christmas Party

BAUBLES AND BUBLÉ CHRISTMAS PARTY IS NOW SOLD OUT. Please get in touch with Key West Bar & Grill if you would like to be added to the waiting list.Celebrate the holiday season with a Michael...

Early Bird: £37.95 Standard Ticket: £39.95

Bournemouth Pier
Key West Bar & Grill, End of Bournemouth Pier, Bournemouth, Dorset, BH2 5AA

Starts

13

Dec

Expires

13

Dec

Craft Market in the Shambles 13th Dec

The Craft Market at Shambles hosts fantastic local artisans with the goal of supporting handmade.The indoor market is held every second and fourth Friday from 9am to 2 pm.

Shambles, The Corn Exchange,, 17 Market Place, Blandford Forum, Dorset, DT11 7Ag

Starts

13

Dec

Expires

24

Dec

Meet Father Christmas at Sea Life 13th-24th Dec

Experience the magic of Christmas at Weymouth SEA LIFE Adventure Park this December. Be guided through the festive forest by a jolly Elf to meet Father Christmas in his enchanting Christmas...

Day Time Father Christmas Tickets 13th to 19th December: £8.50 Evening (after park closes) Father Christmas Tickets 13th to 19th December: £9.50 + 2 more

SEA LIFE Weymouth
SEA LIFE - Weymouth, Lodmoor Country Park, Weymouth, Dorset, DT4 7SX

Starts

14

Dec

Expires

15

Dec

Victorian Christmas Market

A weekend event with craft and food stalls, fun fair rides and side stalls, miniature steam train rides, Santa's grotto, snow machine, Christmas lights and on-stage entertainment.

The Swannery, Weymouth, Dorset, DT47TY

Starts

14

Dec

Expires

15

Dec

Father Christmas Magic at Farmer Palmers 14th-15th Dec

'Farmer Christmas Magic at Farmer Palmer's. The joy on their faces as they meet the Man in Red in our warm winter cabin. No pre-booking required. Only £7 extra (normal admission ticket required)...

Adult/Children 3+ Tickets to Farmer Parmers: £10.95 Childen 2 years Tickets to Farmer Parmers: £4.95 + 2 more

Farmer Palmer’s Farm Park
Farmer Palmer's Farm Park, Wareham Road, Organford, Poole, Dorset, BH16 6EU