Christmas is coming to Burnley!

Over five successive Saturdays from 20th November – 18th December, the town will be full of festive cheer and yuletide spirit thanks to a range of seasonal events and activities.

There will be fun for all the family at every turn with attractions, characters and music set to inspire, while a special Christmas Artisan Market is sure to get those sleigh bells ringing.

Make sure you check back here in the week leading up to each event where we will shine a spotlight on that Saturday’s festive fun.

Christmas in Burnley – Saturday 27th November

The festive fun continues in Burnley with magical Christmas characters galore.

Come and see the Snow Queen, say hello to some Rollerskating Presents and don’t miss the spellbinding Snow Lion. There’s so much for families to see and do all day!

Please note that due to the poor weather forecast, the acts will predominantly be located in Charter Walk and Burnley Market.  

Face Painting & Glitter Tattooist
10:30am-3:30pm – Burnley Market Hall
Snow Lion
Rollerskating Presents
Snow Queen (with snow machine) Story Time
Balloon Artist

Glitter Tattooist, Burnley
Snow-Lion and Queen
Rollerskating Presents

Christmas Artisan Market – Saturday 4th December

The popular Artisan Market returns to Burnley with a Christmas special. Expect beautiful handmade and homemade items, tasty treats, craft alcohol and a wide range of gifts, all made by local businesses. Taking place at the start of December, this is the perfect event to get into the Christmas spirit. Away from the market, a whole range of festive activities and attractions will be on hand to entertain shoppers.

Crowds at the Burnley Artisan Market
Cakes at the Burnley Artisan Market

Christmas Saturdays – Sat 11th December & Sat 18th December

On the last two Saturdays before Christmas, Burnley will be packed with entertainment for the whole family. Expect more roaming yuletide characters, famous festive faces and numerous snow-filled scenes. Make sure you take a look at the event booklet, which you can download at the top of the page, for the full line-up.

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