Christmas In Brighton

Christmas In Brighton

If you are looking to come to Brighton for a Christmas break, you won't be disappointed. There are so many festive things to see and do in the city it is easy to be overwhelmed with choice so we've put together a quick guide to help you plan your stay.

Christmas shopping in Brighton

Brighton has fantastic shopping all year round, with all the high street stores that you would expect, plenty of designer boutiques for those special treats, and hundreds of independent retailers that will sell you almost anything that you could imagine.

You will be able to find some amazing, personal and unique gifts if you stroll around The Lanes and North Laine areas. There are also Christmas markets to look out for with some of Brighton's finest artists and crafts-people.

Ice skating

The outdoor ice rink has become a sure sign that Christmas is approaching. This year the outdoor ice rink is set in the Pavilion Gardens against the wonderful backdrop of Brighton's Royal Pavilion. They have warm penguins and a separate area available for the little ones and a bar serving delicious mulled wine to warm you up afterwards.

Shows and pantomimes in Brighton

Christmas wouldn't be complete without a trip to the theatre! This year in Brighton Emporium is putting on Aladdin and the Brighton Dome is showing a funny and unique interpretation of the Christmas Carol. Grown ups shouldn't miss out on the Rocky Horror Show, at the Theatre Royal and Holiday On Ice will be in Brighton in January.

Brighton Christmas Traditions

There are a few Christmas traditions that are unique to Brighton and if you are in the area you really shouldn't miss out. Every year on 21st December Brighton residents parade down to the beach front with paper lanterns to mark the shortest day. This event is called the Burning The Clocks and is free to attend, with amazing fire sculptures, displays and music all on offer.

Art fans shouldn't miss the Christmas Artists Open Houses with some of Brighton's best artists opening their studios and houses to the public. You can browse the work, buy original pieces and chat to the artists.

For something really unique, head down to Hove between 5.30 and 6.30 every evening for the amazing Beach Hut Advent Calendar. This event sees a new beach hut being opened every day on the count down to Christmas and a festive surprise inside.

Come and stay

With have accommodation available that will suit everyone, to make your Christmas holiday in Brighton extra special. Whether you want a, central Brighton holiday let, a cosy cottage, a sea view, or a trendy apartment in the heart of the action, get in touch and we can find the perfect place for you.

 

Posted 17th Nov 2015

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