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Christmas in Chester 2022

Find all the best Christmassy things to do, see, eat and drink in Chester here
Chester's Christmas Light Switch Ons 2022
Chester and the surrounding areas will be twinkling with festive lights
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Chester's Christmas Markets 2022
Indulge in Christmas shopping, eating and drinking at Christmas markets
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The Lanterns at Chester Zoo 2022
Experience the magical illuminated journey of Chester Zoo's ever popular festive lanterns
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Christmas Shopping in Chester 2022
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

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…

Dec 03
Cheshire Firms Join Forces for Charity

Cheshire-based companies MBNA and Bolesworth have united for a new campaign called…

Dec 02
First Christmas Celebrations Coming to BeWILDerwood

Based on the magical kids’ books written by author Tom Blofeld, BeWILDerwood is an…

Nov 30
Christmas Concerts Coming to Chester

Chester Cathedral is set to host three Christmas concerts over December designed for…

Nov 28
Three Chester Venues for Christmas Day Dining

Decked out for the Christmas season, Chester is a sight to see and those with an…

Nov 26
Chester Landmark Hosts Christmas Charity Event

To accompany its brand-new Christmas Light Trail for 2022, Chester’s Bolesworth Estate…

Nov 22
Christmas Activities Await at Ice Cream Farm

Beloved Chester attraction The Ice Cream Farm is getting prepared for the festive…

Nov 20
Chester to Host Festive Treasure Hunting

During the festive season Chester is transformed into a winter wonderland with…

Nov 18
Cheshire Country House to Celebrate the Season

Just two miles from Tattenhall, the country house Bolesworth Castle will soon…