Make the most of Christmas in Chester
Find all the best Christmassy things to do, see, eat and drink in Chester right here
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Christmas Light Switch Ons
See Chester & the surrounding areas set alight with the Christmas lights switch ons
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Christmas Markets
Indulge in Christmas shopping, eating and drinking all in one go at Chester's Christmas markets
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The Lanterns at Chester Zoo
Experience the magical illuminated journey of Chester Zoo's ever popular festive lanterns
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Late Night Christmas Shopping
Make the most of late night shopping to treat yourself and your loved ones during Christmas time
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We’ve Got Christmas in Chester Covered…

There’s no better place to visit than the beautiful city of Chester at this magical time of the year. The city truly comes alive with the spirit of Christmas with lights, parades and decorations sparking joy and good cheer for all! 

Across the coming weeks as well as the lights you can also experience the multitude of Christmas Markets, join the Christmas, Winter Watch and Light Parades and Shop till you drop with extended opening hours on Thursdays throughout November and December.

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Latest Christmas in Chester news

Dec 19
Dressed for Christmas Success: Chester’s storefronts are decorated with gingerbread

Businesses across Chester city centre have been decorated with gingerbread as part of…

Dec 10
Baked to perfection: Chester becomes a gingerbread city

The smell of warm spices and sweet molasses is filling the streets and Rows of Chester…

Feb 21
Peter Pan is coming to Storyhouse this Christmas

Peter Pan 6th December 2019 – 12th January 2020 Storyhouse has just announced…

Jan 17
Chester takes Christmas kindness into January

Lakeland prize winner splits the £200 prize money between two charities: MIND &…

Jan 03
Christmas Tree collection

Register your Christmas Tree for collection and your donation will help to provide…

Dec 28
It’s a corker of a Christmas for Chester

TO FIND OUT ALL ABOUT CHRISTMAS 2019 click here AND START PLANNING YOUR CHRISTMAS IN…