Celebrate Christmas in Wimborne

From the switching on of Wimborne Minster’s Christmas lights on Saturday November 25th through to the Dorset Youth Marching Band on the 23rd December there's lots to see and do over the Christmas period in Wimborne including: the Save the Children Parade, East Street Party, Late night shopping and Christmas Alpine Bar on the Square, Aladdin Pantomime at the Tivoli Theatre, Beauty and the Beast Pantomime at the Allendale Centre, Children’s Christmas Show and Carols in the Cornmarket.

Wimborne Christmas image
Wimborne Christmas image
Wimborne Christmas image
Wimborne Christmas image

Christmas events in Wimborne Minster

For a full calendar of events and to find out what's going on in Wimborne, go to our Events Calendar.

Free parking

In addition to the regular FREE parking, between 6pm and 8am,
Wimborne is offering FREE parking on the following day’s in December*

*does not include Waitrose or Co-op car parks.

2nd, 9th, 16th, 18th, 19th, 20th, 21st, 22nd. 23rd, 24th and 25th All Day

FREE parking in Wimbrone

East Street Party

SATURDAY 2ND DECEMBER, EAST STREET WIMBORNE.

Stalls, entertainment and competitions as part of Wimborne’s Small Business Saturday.

Christmas East Street Party

Christmas events in Wimborne Minster

Saturday November 25th

  • Switching on of Wimborne Minster’s Christmas lights
  • Entertainment on the Square from 10:30am by local musicians, choirs and dancers with lights switched on at 4:30pm.

Saturday December 2nd – Small Business Saturday

  • Street party with entertainment, competitions and stalls on East Street.
  • Handmade Wimborne from 10 - 4 on the Square.
  • Special event at Walford Mill Crafts to welcome in the festive season.
  • Late night shopping until 8pm with entertainment by a beautiful custom built fairground organ.

Monday 4th and Friday 15th December – QE School

  • Choirs and bands perform from 1:45pm on the Square and Wimborne Library.

Wednesday 6th December – Witchampton School

  • Witchampton School children sing on the Square at 11am.

Thursday 7th December – Sir Gawain by Graham Rogers

  • The retelling of an ancient story with a festive flavour. Allendale House at 2pm.

Saturday 9th December – Save the Children Parade

  • The Save the Children parade returns with entertainment all day on the Square.
  • The parade starts at Cobhams at 2:15pm.

Wednesday 13th December – Alpine Bar

  • The return of the popular Christmas Alpine Bar on the Square, with entertainment and family activities throughout the festive period.
    For more information, search for Christmas Alpine Bar on Facebook.

Thursday 14th December – Late night Shopping

  • Shops open until 8pm with entertainment at the Alpine Bar in the Square.

Friday 15th December – Aladdin

  • Wimborne’s Famous Pantomime returns to the Tivoli Theatre from 15th December to 1st January. For more information, please contact the Tivoli Theatre.

Saturday 16th December – Children’s Christmas Show

  • The Wimborne Minster Chamber of Trade and Commerce FREE Christmas Children’s show by Circus Berzercus at the Allendale Centre.

Saturday 16th December – The Radio Wimborne Son et Lumiere

  • Beautiful light show projected on the walls of the Minster from 5pm at Minster Green.
  • Your Christmas gift from Radio Wimborne, Wimborne BID and Wimborne Minster Town Council.

Sunday 17th December – Beauty and the Beast

  • Pantomime at the Allendale Centre at 2pm.

Tuesday 19th December – Santa’s Christmas Wish

  • Beautiful pre-school Christmas show at 1:30pm at the Allendale Centre.

Wednesday 20th December – Walnut Crackers

  • Festive Street theatre by Same Difference Arts.

Friday 22nd December – Carols in the Cornmarket

  • Magical carol service in the Cornmarket at 6pm.

Saturday 23rd December – Dorset Youth Marching Band

  • On the Square at 11am with a collection for the Mayor’s charity.

Christmas events in Wimborne Minster

For a full calendar of events and to find out what's going on in Wimborne, go to our Events Calendar.

The Alpine Bar is back! 

13th to the 24th December 2017.

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Wimborne Alpine Bar logo
Wimborne Alpine Bar picture
Wimborne Alpine Bar picture
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Aladdin at the Tivoli
Beauty and the Beast at the Allendale Centre
Christmas Window Dressing Competition
Christmas Brass Band pic
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