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Christmas in Eastbourne

Christmas breaks and festive shopping events for Eastbourne, East Sussex

Visit Eastbourne this Christmas for festive fun! Hit the shops and festive markets for unique Christmas presents and fun filled shopping events, and enjoy some late winter festivities in Eastbourne in the South Downs National Park. Dine out in the evening with one of our special offers and enjoy top entertainment with festive concerts, ballet and the highly acclaimed Eastbourne pantomime!

Your Guide to December in Eastbourne

Download Our Free Advent Calendar 2017

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Download or print out our free festive advent calendar for your guide to what's on this Christmas.  With an idea for every day and 'don't miss' moments, make special memories this Christmas with VisitEastbourne.

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Christmas Fun Activities!

Christmas Maze

Kids, get ready for the when Father Christmas comes to visit with these Christmas inspired games and puzzles.

Take on the Christmas wordsearch and see if you can find every one, test your festive knowledge with our fun quiz or how about helping reunite Father Christmas with his Reindeer!

Christmas Maze

Christmas Word Search

Events in Eastbourne this Christmas

Festive Event

BoHo Winter Light Festival

Seaside Road, Seaside Road, Eastbourne, East Sussex, BN21 3NX

Sat 17 Nov 2018

BoHo Winter Light Festival is a free festival of workshops, a light procession from the town centre and a grand finale event, suitable for all ages.

Christmas at Drusillas

Christmas at Drusillas

Drusillas Park, Alfriston, East Sussex, BN26 5QS

Sat 17 Nov - Sun 23 Dec 2018

Enjoy the magic and enchantment of Christmas at Drusillas Park this year! Come face-to-face with a husky at the zoo before getting your face painted as a reindeer, fairy or even a Christmas pud in Hello Kitty’s Parlour.

Santa at Drusillas

Santa’s Grotto

Drusillas Park, Alfriston, East Sussex, BN26 5QS

Sat 17 Nov - Sun 23 Dec 2018

Experience the winter magic first hand at Drusillas Park this year! We’ve hung up our stockings by our chimney with care, in the knowledge that Saint Nick soon will be there!

Eastbourne Christmas Market

Christmas Market

Eastbourne Town Centre, Eastbourne, East Sussex, BN21 3NL

Fri 30 Nov - Sun 23 Dec 2018

The Eastbourne Christmas Market is back from Friday 30th November to Sunday 23rd December 2018, 10am - 6pm each day.

Meads Magic

Meads Magic

Meads Village, Meads Street, Eastbourne, East Sussex, BN20 7ZZ

Fri 30 Nov 2018

Meads Magic 2018 returns for a night of festive village fun on Friday 30th November. Now in its seventh year, Meads Magic is a firm favourite of the Eastbourne Christmas diary.

Old Town

Motcombe Village Christmas Fair

Old Town, Motcombe Road, Eastbourne, East Sussex, BN21 1PU

Sat 1 Dec 2018

The Christmas fair in Old Town, Eastbourne is back with more seasonal cheer. A historical feel with character offering old time fair rides, Santa, morris dancers, market stalls with local produce, choirs, mulled wine and hot chestnuts.

Little Chelsea Little Christmas

Little Christmas

Little Chelsea, Grove Road & South Street, Eastbourne, East Sussex, BN21 4QA

Fri 7 Dec 2018

Eastbourne’s annual Christmas extravaganza Little Christmas in Little Chelsea will launch a week of fun and entertainment in the popular town centre shopping quarter this December.

Christmas Carol Concert

Christmas Carol Service

All Saints' Church, Grange Road, Eastbourne, BN21 4JR

Thu 13 Dec 2018

You are welcome to join us at the College Carol Service for visitors. There is no need to let us know that you are coming only to the service.

Dr Annie Gray

Christmas Dinner from Edward I to Edward VII

Eastbourne Town Hall, Grove Road, Eastbourne, East Sussex, BN21 4UG

Thu 13 Dec 2018

Join Dr Annie Gray a historian, cook, broadcaster and writer specialising in the history of food and dining in Britain from around 1600 to the present day

Secret Santa

Secret Santa – The Frost Files

Royal Hippodrome, 112 Seaside Road, Eastbourne, East Sussex, BN21 3PF

Fri 14 - Sun 16 Dec 2018

SECRET SANTA – THE FROST FILES - Holly receives a letter from a secret organisation; The Ministry of Mistletoe – requesting her assistance on a top secret mission… Santa has been kidnapped!

Salvation Army Concert

The Salvation Army Christmas Concert

Royal Hippodrome, 112 Seaside Road, Eastbourne, East Sussex, BN21 3PF

Sun 16 Dec 2018

Come join the Salvation Army as they bring their annual Christmas carol Concert back to the Royal Hippodrome. This fund raising event will put you right in the mood for Christmas.

A Christmas Spectacular

The Rattonians: A Christmas Spectacular

Royal Hippodrome, 112 Seaside Road, Eastbourne, East Sussex, BN21 3PF

Thu 20 - Sat 22 Dec 2018

The Rattonians always know how to get everyone in the right mood for Christmas – This year sees them working alongside Trapdoor Productions to bring a show packed with Seasonal Favourites, Glamour, Dancing and a special visit from Santa!

Secret Santa

Secret Santa – The Frost Files

Royal Hippodrome, 112 Seaside Road, Eastbourne, East Sussex, BN21 3PF

Fri 21 - Mon 24 Dec 2018

SECRET SANTA – THE FROST FILES - Holly receives a letter from a secret organisation; The Ministry of Mistletoe – requesting her assistance on a top secret mission… Santa has been kidnapped!

Christmas Day at the Bandstand

Christmas Day Concert

Eastbourne Bandstand, Grand Parade, Eastbourne, BN21 3AD

Tue 25 Dec 2018

Eastbourne Bandstand will be packed again this year as the traditional Christmas and New Year concerts return to the south coast with fantastic festive entertainment, and it is all for free.

Secret Santa

Secret Santa – The Frost Files

Royal Hippodrome, 112 Seaside Road, Eastbourne, East Sussex, BN21 3PF

Thu 27 Dec 2018 - Tue 1 Jan 2019

SECRET SANTA – THE FROST FILES - Holly receives a letter from a secret organisation; The Ministry of Mistletoe – requesting her assistance on a top secret mission… Santa has been kidnapped!

Great Offers this Christmas

Devonia Outside

Devonia

10% off 5 nights or more

Terry & Carolyn welcome you to Devonia,situated in a superb location on Eastbourne's elegant seafront with wonderful sea views and stylish comfortable rooms. All rooms en-suite. Freeview TV, Free Wi-Fi internet connection. Private car park.

16 San Juan Court, Eastbourne

16 San Juan Court

Autumn offer - 10% off 14 nights or more, Winter offer - 5% off 14 nights or more

San Juan Court is a very well-kept block of flats with a nice central courtyard garden. It is located on the outer harbour and therefore one can watch, from the balcony, all the normal comings and goings of leisure and fishing craft.

The Hydro Hotel

Hydro Hotel

£10 off per person per night!, 7 nights for the price of 6!

Situated on the South Cliff, the Hydro Hotel enjoys spectacular sea views from a unique garden setting. The outdoor pool, putting and croquet are always popular in the summer.

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