We have searched high and low for the best Christmas events in South Wales so that we can provide you with the ultimate guide to Christmas this year and the best news is, you can book tickets for all of them right now!
So whether you like to go ice skating during the holidays, have a visit with Father Christmas or boo and hiss at the panto, this is the ultimate guide to Christmas events in South Wales .
We hope you’ll have a great time in the run-up to the festive season and have lots of fun with your friends and family. Nadolig Llawen!
Cardiff’s Christmas Winter Wonderland
Cardiff’s Winter Wonderland is officially open and is back with a bang this festive season, as it’s spread across two sites in the city.
You’ll find all the fun at the City Hall Lawns and Cardiff Castle.
The castle will be the home of skating, with ice rink and ice walk, while City Hall will host the rides, entertainment and bars.
Winter Wonderland it will run from 15th November until January 8th.
To book: Cardiff’s Winter Wonderland • Events • Visit Cardiff
Santa’s Tea Party at Celtic Manor
The Celtic Manor are inviting families to join them for a magical festive experience, where they will be fully immersed into a Christmas wonderland at the Caernarfon Suite.
Friendly elves will be on hand to deliver a small Christmas gift and you will get to enjoy afternoon tea with Santa. Why not find out if you’re on the naughty or nice list this year?!
Running on various dates throughout December. To book: Santa’s Tea Party | Celtic Manor Resort (celtic-manor.com)
There isn’t a shortage of panto’s being held at Welsh theatres this year and tickets are selling fast. So why not enjoy a magical night at the theatre, packed with all of the traditional pantomime ingredients audiences expect. Here’s a list of what you can see and where:
Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs – New Theatre, Cardiff
To book: Pantomime | Aladdin | New Theatre, Cardiff (newtheatrecardiff.co.uk)
Jack and the Beanstalk – The Savoy, Monmouth
To book: www.monmouth-savoy.co.uk
Robin Hood – The Congress Theatre, Cwmbran
To book: Congress Theatre
Christmas at Tredegar House
Guests can enjoy a traditional Tredegar House Christmas in Newport this year with Yuletide tours, festive trails and stalls.
Their pretty gardens will be decorated for the festive season and guests can wrap up and wander through trees and wintry borders.
Look out for the Twelve Days of Christmas trail makers and join the activities to get you in the holiday mood.
To find out more: Celebrate Christmas at Tredegar House | Newport, South Wales | National Trust