‘Tis the season to enjoy some festive fun! With a wide variety of activities and events, Brighton is an ideal destination for anyone looking for some holiday cheer. Whether you’re planning a day out with family or friends, here are 5 of the best things to do in Brighton this Christmas.
Brighton Christmas Markets
The Brighton Christmas Market is just a short walking distance from The Brighton Lanes. The bright assortment of one-of-a-kind products available at the Brighton Christmas Market will pique visitors’ senses and evoke the sights, sounds, tastes, textures, and scents of Christmas. There is no better place to celebrate and take pleasure in this holiday season than at this five-week event, which runs from November 18th to December 24th. Here you can find handcrafted gifts and delicious food, as well as entertainment such as carol singing and live music performances at the Apres Ski Bar. Enjoy the enchanted ambiance while doing your Christmas shopping during the day, and afterwards wind down with a mulled wine and some mouth-watering festive food! There’s also a giant Ferris Wheel which makes the perfect backdrop for some Christmas photos!
Ice Skating at Royal Pavilion Gardens
If you’re looking for something active to do this winter season, then ice skating is the perfect activity. The Royal Pavilion Gardens is home to a seasonal ice rink surrounded by beautiful gardens and twinkling lights. This is a great place to spend an afternoon or evening with family or friends while creating memories that will last long beyond the holidays.
This Christmas, Aladdin is flying into Brighton for the most spectacular pantomime of them all! The classic tale of wishful thinking, magic and love will be brought to life with a brand-new twist that will have the whole family on the edge of their seats. From the moment you step into the theatre, you’ll be transported to a whole new world of excitement and adventure. With stunning sets and costumes, breathtaking special effects and plenty of laughs along the way, Aladdin is the perfect pantomime for all ages. Exclusively available from 22nd – 27th December so book your tickets today!
Christmas is a wonderful time to visit Brighton Pier. The air is crisp and the lights are twinkling. What could be more festive than a stroll along the seafront, admiring the views and taking in the fresh sea air? The pier is decorated with lights and garlands, and there is a wide range of Christmas markets and stalls to explore. The atmosphere is festive and relaxed, and there is something for everyone to enjoy. Brighton Pier is the perfect place to get into the Christmas spirit!
Brighton Toy & Model Museum
Enjoy a step back in time with a visit to one of Britain’s oldest toy museums. With over 25,000 toys and models on display, there’s something here for everyone from toddlers to adults! Whether you’re looking for rare vintage finds or some classic British toys from years past, this museum has it all. There’s even an old-fashioned sweet shop where visitors can pick up some traditional confectionary treats!