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Christmas in Chester 2023
Find all the best Christmassy things to do, see, eat and drink in Chester here
Chester's Christmas Light Switch Ons 2023
Chester and the surrounding areas will be twinkling with festive lights
Chester's Christmas Markets 2023
Indulge in Christmas shopping, eating and drinking at Christmas markets
The Lanterns at Chester Zoo 2023
Experience the magical illuminated journey of Chester Zoo's ever popular festive lanterns
Christmas Shopping in Chester 2023
Make the most of festive and late night shopping this Christmas
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We’ve got Christmas in Chester all wrapped up for you to enjoy

There’s no better place to visit at this magical time of the year than the beautiful city of Chester as the city comes alive with the spirit of Christmas and good cheer with beautiful lights, wonderful things to do and delicious festive things to eat and drink wherever you turn.

We are all set to guide you through the best of what’s happening in Chester this Christmas so you can make the most of the festive season with fantastic outings, shopping, eating, drinking and merriment coming to Chester over the festive season.

Watch this space and find out all the latest Christmas in Chester updates as they happen on our definitive guide to what’s on for Christmas.

While you are visiting the city don’t forget to also enjoy the delicacies and warm welcome in Chester’s best eating and drinking spots and to make the most of the offers and deals they have for you through the Christmas period not to mention the fabulous places to enjoy fabulous cocktails.

Chester’s has the best restaurants to choose from with lots of child and family friendly options and we highly recommend you do some local Christmas shopping and check out all the festive menus available in the city while you’re out and about enjoying the lights.

All the best of Christmas in Chester

Choose from all the best festive things to do and see and places to eat, drink, party and enjoy in Chester this Christmas

Latest Christmas in Chester news

Nov 30
Carols and Christmas Trees Coming to Chester Cathedral

A place of worship and a hub for the community loved by visitors and residents alike,…

Nov 28
Chester Castle to Host Special Festive Event

Chester landmark and national heritage building Chester Castle will soon be hosting a…

Nov 20
Festive Chester Charity Run Makes Welcome Return

Organiser and sponsors recently announced that Chester’s annual Santa Dash will once…

Nov 14
Chester Cathedral to Present Festive Classic

To welcome in the winter season, Chester Cathedral will be presenting a production of…

Nov 04
Christmas Treasure Hunting Coming to Chester

From its shop owners creating enchanting window displays to its markets, restaurants…

Oct 28
Calendar of Christmas Events Announced by the Ice Cream Farm

The home of sweet frozen treats in Cheshire, The Ice Cream Farm, recently announced…

May 12
Chester Attraction Reveals Early Christmas Offer

One of the Northwest of England’s premier venues, Bolesworth Castle, recently unveiled…

Mar 16
Christmas 2023 – Your Definitive Guide to Christmas in Chester

Christmas in Chester 2023 will be as spectacular as ever, so come and join us. Chester…

Dec 18
Cheshire Aquarium Presents Christmas Breakfast

World-renowned freshwater and marine attraction Blue Planet Aquarium will be hosting a…

Dec 16
Three Places in Chester to See Santa Before Christmas

Families enjoying the festive season around Chester who are looking for a chance to…

Dec 14
Chester Hosts Christmas Tree Festival

Chester Cathedral is now holding a special annual event especially for the winter season.

Dec 10
Bolesworth Rolls Out Christmas

Cheshire-based venue Bolesworth recently launched its calendar of events for the…