Christmas in Guildford

Christmas in Guildford is a magical time and everyone is invited to enjoy Christmas festivities in Guildford this year. 

With a wide-range of activities, events and markets, plenty to entertain all this Christmas in Guildford.  Families will enjoy the Christmas shows planned for November and December in Guildford.

One of the main events taking place is a Festive Family Fun Day, which is taking place on November 24 when families can enjoy lots of activities, performances and magical moments across Guildford town centre all for free or low-cost. .

For those seeking a special Christmas gift, you' ll find an array of traders selling seasonal delights, crafts and unique items at one of the many Christmas fairs and markets across the Borough.  Enjoy Christmas shopping in one of our many independent shops or pop along to a market.  Christmas markets will be taking place at various locations throughout the borough and of course, our sparkling festive lighting will brighten the town centre throughout the season.

If you are looking for some great family entertainment Robin Hood comes to the Yvonne Arnaud Theatre.

If you have a festive event that you are running in and around Guildford please submit details of it via our event form.

Get in the spirit of the Christmas season in Guildford 

Please check the websites of the event, venue or organiser before you travel to avoid disappointment, as opening dates and times may change.

Guildford Festive Family Day Nov 24

​DATE: Sunday 24 November 2024  TIME: 11am to 4pm  VENUE: Friary Street, Phoenix Court, High Street, and Tunsgate, Guildford    Roll up! Roll up! Get ready for a free Festive Family Day, with lots of activities, performances and magical moments to enjoy across Guildford town…

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