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Christmas events in Devon 2022

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October 10, 2022 · 10 MIN READ

The festive season is just around the corner so now is the perfect time to start planning what Christmas events you want to enjoy this year.

Usually there is so much going on in the area that it can be hard to figure out what you want to be doing. So to make things easier we’ve put together a list of a range of Christmas events on in Devon this year. From markets to fairs there is plenty in the list below to suit you all. So whether you are from the area or you are planning on heading to Devon for a holiday this winter this list will be useful for you all.

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Plymouth Christmas Show 2022

where? Plymouth Guildhall, Guildhall Square, Plymouth, PL1 2BJ

when? 20th November 2022

time? 10am – 4pm

how much? Free

other info:

  • Over 2,000 visitors each year
  • Explore the Christmas markets and see Santa’s Grotto
  • Christmas crafts, holiday gifts, seasonal décor and more

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Christmas Illuminations

where? Babbacombe Model Village, Hampton Avenue, Torquay, TQ1 3LA

when? 10th, 11th, 17th – 24th, 27th – 31st December 2022 & 2nd January 2023

time? 11am – 5.45pm

how much? adults £15.75, children £12.75

other info:

  • Enjoy the illuminations across the model village
  • Aim to arrive around 2.30pm – 3.15pm to enjoy day and night
  • See the full effect of the illuminations from 4pm

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Christmas Craft Market 2022

where? Kingsbridge Information Centre, The Quay, Kingsbridge, TQ7 1HS

when? 5th December – 24th December (excluding Sundays) & 28th December – 30th December 2022

time? 10am – 4.30pm

how much? Free

other info:

  • Wide range of unique crafts created by local makers
  • All welcome including children and dogs
  • Jewellery, clothes, cards, bags, toiletries and more

Christmas Lights at Clovelly

where? Clovelly, Bideford, Devon

when? 4th December 2022

time? 3.30pm – 6pm

how much? £10 per car

other info:

  • Hog roast, grog and other refreshments
  • Surprise visit from Father Christmas
  • Switch on at 5pm

Santas on the Run North Devon 2022

where? RMB Chivenor, Braunton, Barnstaple, EX31 4AZ

when? 11th December 2022

time? 10am

how much? adults £9, children £4.50

other info:

  • Cost includes entry to event, a festive treat and a medal
  • Complete a 2k run, walk or jog
  • Perfect for families, friends and work colleagues

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The Polar Express Tram Ride

where? Seaton Tramway, Harbour Rd, Seaton, EX12 2WD

when? 26th November – 24th December 2022

time? From 4pm

how much? from £19.95

other info:

  • The tram ride lasts around 2-2.5 hours
  • Children will receive a gift from Santa
  • Sing along to Christmas carols and enjoy hot chocolate

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Christmas Wreath Making Workshop

where? Boringdon Hall, Plymouth, Devon, PL7 4DP

when? 30th November, 6th, 7th & 13th December 2022

time? 3.30pm – 5pm or 6pm – 7.30pm

how much? £55 per person

other info:

  • Workshop in partnership with local award-winning florist, Hannah Burnett
  • Make your own decorative and natural festive wreaths
  • Mince pies, tea and coffee is included

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Watch the Christmas Day Swim

where? Stuart Line Cruises, Marina, Pier Head, Exmouth, Ex8 1FE

when? 25th December 2022

time? 10.45am – 12pm

how much? adults £12, children £8

other info:

  • See the Christmas tradition of the Christmas day swim
  • Watch from the warmth and comfort of a boat
  • Enjoy this morning activity and then go home for your Christmas dinner

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