In the mood to do something festive? You’re in luck- Essex is a fantastic place to be at this time of year.

There are so many exciting Christmas events in Essex that there really is something for everyone to enjoy.

From craft fairs, workshops, and markets, to pantomimes, grottos, and food and drink fairs, there are so many Essex Christmas events to choose from that you’ll be feeling festive in no time.

 


Starts

23

Nov

Expires

23

Nov

Christmas Mini Photo Sessions

On Saturday 23rd November we will be bringing Christmas to Parlour Cafe with Christmas Mini Photo Sessions! Perfect for Christmas presents! Each time slot comprises a 20-minute photoshoot where...

per Session (max of 4 Children per shoot: £35.00

Parlour Cafe
Parlour Cafe, Creeksea Place Farm, Ferry Road, Burnham on Crouch, Essex, CM0 8PJ

Starts

24

Nov

Expires

24

Nov

Wickford at Christmas Street Fair

Kick off the festive season with a gift, food and drink fair, local entertainment, rides for the kids and of course, a visit from Santa.Free to attend

Tickets: Free

High Street,, Wickford, essex, Wickford

Starts

28

Nov

Expires

01

Dec

Rayleigh Christmas Tree Festival

Holy Trinity Church Rayleigh is filled with decorated Christmas trees, all sponsored and decorated by local groups and individuals. In recent years trees have been decorated by school children,...

Holy Trinity Church, Rayleigh, Essex, SS6 7HA

Starts

28

Nov

Expires

28

Nov

Maldon Vintage Christmas Fayre

There will be plenty to see at the Maldon Vintage Christmas Fair, and lots of stalls to browse, which will have crafts and gifts for Christmas.Refreshments will also be available and there...

Maldon High Street, Maldon, Essex, CM9 5BS

Starts

29

Nov

Expires

29

Nov

Frost Fair

Returning for its second year and full of festive atmosphere, sights, scents and sounds, the Frost Fair features many exhibitors, showing original crafts and gifts. With wonderful ideas for all...

Adult: £6.00 Concessions: £5.00 + 1 more

Hylands House, Grand Pavilion, Chelmsford, essex, CM2 8WQ

Starts

30

Nov

Expires

01

Dec

Magic of Christmas

Join us at Colchester Zoo this Christmas and immerse yourself in the wonderful Christmas atmosphere! See Santa’s beautiful reindeer in their stables, get crafty at the Elves’ Workshop, hear...

Colchester Zoo
Colchester Zoo, Maldon Road, Colchester, essex, CO3 0SL

Starts

01

Dec

Expires

01

Dec

Langford Christmas Fair

Come and meet Santa in his Grotto, enjoy a miniature steam train ride, meander through our Christmas stalls and join in with our fun entertainment and children's rides.Seasonal refreshments...

Tickets: £12.00

Steam Pumping Station, Hatfield Road, Langford, Essex, CM9 6QA

Starts

01

Dec

Expires

01

Dec

Battlebridge Christmas Fayre

Santa's grotto Festive, craft and food stalls Mince pies and mulled wine Live festive music Children's elf hunt

Battlesbridge Antiques Centre, Maltings Road, Battlesbridge, Essex, SS11 7RE

Starts

01

Dec

Expires

01

Dec

Billericay Christmas Market 2019

Once again, Billericay Mayflower Rotary will be organising the town's much anticipated annual Christmas Market. Kicking off at 11.00 with Santa's Parade, visitors can look forward to many of our...

Tickets: Free

High Street, Billericay, essex, CM12 9AS

Starts

06

Dec

Expires

06

Dec

Epping Christmas Market

Traditional Christmas market with entertainment, food, gifts, crafts, Santa Christmas lights and festive fun.Free entry.

High Street , Epping, Essex, CM16 4BL

Starts

07

Dec

Expires

24

Dec

Adventure Wonderland at Adventure Island

Father Christmas returns to Adventure Island for his favourite Grotto – Adventure Wonderland! Enjoy everything on offer, like rides indoor and out, soft play, hot drinks and gingerbread men,...

Wonderland Entry (online): £40.00 Wonderland Entry (on the day): £50.00 + 1 more

Sunken Garden, Western Esplanade, Southend on Sea, Essex , SS1 1EE

Starts

12

Dec

Expires

12

Dec

Yuletide Festivities

Museum Lates gets festive this December, Exclusively for 18+. Release the child in you as you explore Chelmsford Museum’s galleries after hours. Celebrate Yuletide with us and learn about the...

Tickets: £7.00

Chelmsford City Museum, Oaklands Park, Moulsham Street, Chelmsford., essex, C2 9AQ

Starts

14

Dec

Expires

15

Dec

The Naughty Elves Come to Stow

Help Santa to Save Christmas by finding all of his naughty elves.All around the Aerodrome Father Christmas’ Elves are up to mischief! Can you help find them all?Each of the 15 Elves...

Adult Tickets (includes a hot drink): £6.50 Children Tickets (includes a gift from Father Christmas): £15.00

Stow Maries Great War Aerodrome
Stow Maries Great War Aerodrome, Flambirds Chase, Hackmans Lane, Purleigh, Nr Maldon, Essex, CM3 6RJ

Starts

16

Dec

Expires

16

Dec

Christmas Dinner at Stow

For the first time in 100 years, Stow Maries Great War Aerodrome will serve Christmas dinner! Ticket price includes full entrance to the aerodrome, including meal, and guided tour if you...

Per Person: £25.00

Stow Maries Great War Aerodrome
Stow Maries Great War Aerodrome, Flambirds Chase, Hackmans Lane, Purleigh, Nr Maldon, Essex, CM3 6RJ

Starts

21

Dec

Expires

21

Dec

Havering Singers Christmas Concert

Havering Singers present seasonal music for all tastes. The choir also welcome a St, Mary's Hornchurch school choir to assist with the celebration.You will also have the opportunity to sing a...

Holy Cross Church, 260 Hornchurch Road, Hornchurch, Essex, RM11 1PX

Starts

27

Dec

Expires

28

Dec

Dick Whittington Pantomime

Panto returns to Hylands Estate with another fantastic, fun for all the family, festive pantomime!This year Dick Whittington will be visiting Hylands Estate on Friday 27th and Saturday...

Adult: £9.00 Children & Concessions: £8.00 + 1 more

Hylands House, Hylands Estate, Chelmsford, Essex , CM2 8WQ