Christmas Events around Hitchin – November & December 2017

what's on in hitchin this week

With everything from Christmas Fairs, to Christmas Light Switch Ons and Christmas Markets and more, here’s my guide to the festive season around Hitchin, Hertfordshire

Wednesday 20th December

Santa's Grotto
Paradise Wildlife Park, Broxbourne
20/12 @ 11:30 am - 4:00 pm
Come and visit Santa in his Grotto at Paradise this Christmas. Santa's Grotto is open every Saturday and Sunday until 17th December and then every day until 24th December! You [...] Read More
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Cookery Eatery: Elf Ella's in the Kitchen
The White House Play Cafe, Hitchin
20/12 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
A special holiday session exploring the smells and tastes of the holiday season including freshly baked goods and making and decorating their own elf. Children will go home with a [...] Read More
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Light Up A Life Lantern Parade
St Mary’s Church, Hitchin
20/12 @ 7:00 pm - 7:30 pm
This event was originally scheduled for 10th December but snow stopped play! Now on 20th December and ending up in the square where Rotary Carols takes place. Remember a cherished [...] Read More
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Thursday 21st December

Magic of Christmas
Lee Valley White Water Centre, Waltham Cross
21/12 @ All Day
This festive season Lee Valley White Water Centre in Waltham Cross will be transformed into a Bavarian themed winter destination complete with an ice rink, Santa’s grotto, festive food and [...] Read More
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Santa's Grotto
Westgate Shopping Centre, Stevenage
21/12 @ All Day
Santa’s Grotto is open every day until Christmas Eve at the following times: Monday-Friday, 1pm – 5pm Thursday 30 November, 1pm – 8pm Saturdays, 10.30am – 5pm Sundays, 11am – [...] Read More
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Santa's Grotto
Van Hage Garden Centre, Great Amwell
21/12 @ All Day
Great Grotto’s cheeky elves will greet you with a smile upon arrival and when ready, invite you to walk through into Santa’s chamber. Once here you can say Hello to [...] Read More
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Santa’s Grotto
Stockwood Discovery Centre, Luton
21/12 @ All Day
Visit Santa in his magical Christmas Grotto among the collection of festive Christmas carriages! Santa has presents suitable from newborns upwards. Please request the present for your child's age on [...] Read More
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The Owl and the Pussycat
Luton Library Theatre, Luton
21/12 @ All Day
Full House Theatre in partnership with Luton Culture present a jumbled journey of discovery - a Christmas treat for everyone. Join Owly-cat and fellow family members, Jumblie and Quangle Wangle Quee, [...] Read More
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Santa's Grotto
Frosts Garden Centre, Willington
21/12 @ 8:45 am - 6:45 pm
Enter Santa's magical wonderland, sing with his bashful elves, then make some reindeer food ready to sprinkle on Christmas Eve. The experience lasts approximately 45 minutes. Various sessions available. Limited [...] Read More
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Santa's Grotto
Frosts Garden Centre, Woburn Sands
21/12 @ 9:15 am - 7:15 pm
Enter Santa's magical wonderland, sing with his bashful elves, then make some reindeer food ready to sprinkle on Christmas Eve. The experience lasts approximately 45 minutes. Various sessions available. Limited [...] Read More
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Festive Activities
Stockwood Discovery Centre, Luton
21/12 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Get creative with festive activities in our gallery: decorate a gingerbread man, write a letter to Santa and enjoy festive colouring-in. You can also have a bubble-tastic boogie at the [...] Read More
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Santa Spectacular
Willows Activity Farm, London Colney
21/12 @ 10:00 am - 5:30 pm
Willows Farm is not the cheapest way to see Santa this winter but there is an impressive range of activites on offer for the price including: Meeting Santa and receiving [...] Read More
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Santa's Woodland Express
Vanstone Park Garden Centre, Codicote
21/12 @ 10:30 am - 3:45 pm
Take a train journey on a miniature gauge railway into the Vanstone woodland and visit Santa in his grotto! Small presents for children are included in the price. Please be [...] Read More
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Stevenage Christmas Market
Stevenage Town Centre, Stevenage
21/12 @ 10:30 am - 5:30 pm
Daily Christmas Market on throughout December on Queensway. Read More
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Roaring Meg Ice Rink
Roaring Meg Retail Park, Stevenage
21/12 @ 11:00 am - 6:00 pm
Enjoy some festive family fun this Christmas at the Roaring Meg Ice Rink! Join us from Thursday 21st to Saturday 24th December for free skating on our synthetic children's ice [...] Read More
Seasonal | Free, Just Turn Up

Santa's Grotto
Paradise Wildlife Park, Broxbourne
21/12 @ 11:30 am - 4:00 pm
Come and visit Santa in his Grotto at Paradise this Christmas. Santa's Grotto is open every Saturday and Sunday until 17th December and then every day until 24th December! You [...] Read More
Seasonal | Advance Booking, Just Turn Up

Friday 22nd December

Magic of Christmas
Lee Valley White Water Centre, Waltham Cross
22/12 @ All Day
This festive season Lee Valley White Water Centre in Waltham Cross will be transformed into a Bavarian themed winter destination complete with an ice rink, Santa’s grotto, festive food and [...] Read More
Seasonal | Advance Booking, Just Turn Up

Santa's Grotto
Westgate Shopping Centre, Stevenage
22/12 @ All Day
Santa’s Grotto is open every day until Christmas Eve at the following times: Monday-Friday, 1pm – 5pm Thursday 30 November, 1pm – 8pm Saturdays, 10.30am – 5pm Sundays, 11am – [...] Read More
Seasonal | Advance Booking, Just Turn Up

Santa's Grotto
Van Hage Garden Centre, Great Amwell
22/12 @ All Day
Great Grotto’s cheeky elves will greet you with a smile upon arrival and when ready, invite you to walk through into Santa’s chamber. Once here you can say Hello to [...] Read More
Seasonal | Advance Booking, Just Turn Up

Santa’s Grotto
Stockwood Discovery Centre, Luton
22/12 @ All Day
Visit Santa in his magical Christmas Grotto among the collection of festive Christmas carriages! Santa has presents suitable from newborns upwards. Please request the present for your child's age on [...] Read More
Seasonal | Advance Booking

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