Christmas Holidays In Skegness
Spend the Christmas holidays in Skegness or just take a short break during the festive season. Skegness is known for its hospitality, and many people spend the Christmas holidays here and although we can never guarantee the weather, we can always guarantee a great Christmas experience for everyone. Skegness has an interesting and exciting array of Christmas traditions for all ages.
Such as late night shopping, the annual santa fun run, carol singing, santas grotto and fancy dress help Skegness come alive, filling locals and visitors alike with Christmas cheer. The family will find plenty to do, every Thursday the streets are filled with late night shoppers. On the first Thursday, the Skegness Christmas lights are switched on, a popular event for spectators.
The beautifully lit Skegness then makes the perfect place to shop, eat and be merry at Christmas time.
The Embassy Theatre
The Embassy Theatre are running many shows over the Christmas period. With every thing from christmas shows, concerts and the famous Skegness pantomime. Previous years have seen Snow White and the Seven Dwarves and Cinderella take the stage for the traditional Christmas panto.
Hildreds Shopping Centre
Inside the Hildreds Shopping Centre, you will find Santa ready and waiting to meet all the children in his grotto and prepare to be amazed by the beautiful Christmas displays inside.
Every year, the hildreds centre create amazing and unique festive displays to help get you in to the christmas spirit while you shop.
Skegness Silver Band
Also throughout the Christmas period, you will be able to find the local Skegness Silver Band playing classic christmas carols throughout the town, raising
money for charity whilst filling the streets with beautiful festive music.
Where To Stay
Skegness offers the best in Hotel and serviced accommodation. You will find a host of warm, welcoming hotels and Guest Houses where you can stay and enjoy a traditional tinsel and turkey dinner! Every one comes alive with the festive spirt as the decorations light up Skegness waiting to give you a christmas break to remember.
New Year see's locals go out in fancy dress. With Skegness sea front full of exciting, modern bars, you can really see the New Year in with style in Skegness. The friendly atmosphere is buzzing throughout the town to welcome in a new year.
Victorian and Craft Markets
10am - 4pm, 28th - 29th November.
Visit the popular Victorian Market Organised by the Skegness Carnival Committee, the Victorian Market has been a highlight of the festive scene for over 10 years. Step back in time to experience the magical sights and sounds of a Dickensian Christmas. Visit the Skegness craft market on the 12th December to find that special gift or beautiful hand crafted decoration. The Craft Market takes places in Lumley Road and has something for everyone.
Christmas Lights Switch On
6pm until 9pm 26th November With santas grotto opening.
Christmas gets off to a great start in Skegness when thousands of people turned out to see the lights switch-on. The switch on kicks off with a festive parade featuring sanata himself and two of his raindeers also included in the parade is some off the cast from The Embassy's Panto, Skegness's very own carnival Queen and many more.