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Garden of Light at Upton Country ParkUpton Country Park Santa's Grotto & Magical Light Garden
24 November-24 December (Closed 27 Nov, 4 & 11 Dec)
Explore the woodland & meet Santa or visit the transformed walled garden with giant Christmas Tree, Interactive Igloo, mini northern lights display, magical fairy turrets and nativity scene.

 

 

Christmas PresentsChristmas in Poole 2017
Until 24 December
Enjoy a winter bar, letters to Santa, wreath trail competition & late night shopping.Supported by Poole BID link will open in new window.

 



Free Christmas ParkingFree Christmas Parking & Late Night Shopping

30 November- 24 December, various nights
Pick up the perfect gift with late night shopping and FREE Christmas parking on certain dates in Poole.

 

 

 

Lantern Parade PoolePoole Lantern Parade
7 December, from Falkland Square, 6pm
Join local school children for a seasonal lantern procession through the High Street followed by carols and mince pies at the historic Guildhall sponsored by the Dolphin Shopping Centre


 

Cinderella 2017

Cinderella at Lighthouse, Poole's Centre for the Arts 
8 December-6 January
Starring Ethan Lawrence (Bad Education), Lucy Kay (Britain's Got Talent) and Richard Gibson (Herr Flick from 'Allo, 'Allo) plus real ponies! Written and directed by Peter Duncan, enjoy Poole's pantomime extravaganza for all the family.


 

Bath Tub Race New Year EventsPoole Bath Tub Race
1 January, Poole Quay, approx 12noon 
As Poole's biggest tradition takes to the Quay, cheer on the crazy crews as they take their specially constructed bath tub vessels for this annual charity feel good race organised by the Blue Boar.

 

 

 


Lighthouse - Strauss GalaNew Year Johann Strauss Gala

1 January, 3pm, Lighthouse - Poole's Centre for the Arts
Celebrate the New Year with Poole's traditional new year concert of an uplifting selection of waltzes, marches, polkas and arias by Johann Strauss and his contemporaries from the symphonic forces of Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra.

 

 

See the full listing for Christmas & New Year events in Poole.

Summertime in the South Events logoPoole Tourism & Wave 105's Summertime in the South

Poole Tourism and Wave 105 link will open in new window bring you a festival of events every year from April until September - the longest Summertime in the South! 

 

 

 
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