What's On

As well as the Christmas Market, Salisbury puts on a full programme of festive entertainment, events and activities across the 25 days. The whole city comes alive with music entertainment, street performances, activities and events.

Download our Christmas in Salisbury guide below.

ADD AN EVENT

If you would like your Salisbury city centre event listed, please contact us

contact us
DATE RANGE

Festive Shopping Evening & Exhibition Launch

Explore the gallery, studios plus live music and nibbles

learn more

Mistletoe and Merriment

Fisherton Mill's festive exhibition

learn more

Meet the Giant Reindeer

Meet the 3 metre tall reindeer - a perfect family photo opportunity

learn more

Salisbury Cathedral School Christmas Fair

Over 40 high quality stalls at Salisbury Cathedral Cloisters

learn more

Salisbury Christmas Lights Switch On

The start of Christmas in Salisbury

learn more

Twilight Tower Tours

View the lights of Salisbury from the Cathedral Tower

learn more

Linocut Printmaking Workshop: Christmas Cards

Take part in this festive Linocut Christmas Card Workshop at Fisherton Mill

learn more

A Very Vintage Christmas

Traders from across the South West come to the Guildhall

learn more

Christmas Sunday Markets

Shop at a wide variety of stalls at the Market Square

learn more

MTS Presents: Sister Act

The annual local theatre production at the City Hall

learn more

Salisbury Christmas Market

Authentic German-style chalets and festive events in the Guildhall Square

learn more

Salisbury Ice Rink

Salisbury's picturesque Guildhall Square hosts its first ever real ice rink!

learn more

The Salisbury Nutcracker Trail

Find the names of the 10 giant Nutcrackers located around Salisbury city centre

learn more

Salisbury Christmas Market Launch Evening

With live music from The Deloreons!

learn more

From Darkness to Light

Salisbury Cathedral’s Advent Procession

learn more

Christmas Shopping Evening

A Christmas shopping evening at Dinghams

learn more

Salisbury Live at Christmas

Acts to be confirmed!

learn more

From Darkness to Light

Salisbury Cathedral’s Advent Procession

learn more

Beauty and the Beast Panto

This year's pantomime at Salisbury Playhouse

learn more

Festive Robins Needle Felting Workshop

Make Robins at this needle felting workshop at Fisherton Mill

learn more

Christmas Open Studio

Victoria Armstrong’s Studio Sale - Gorgeous Gifts for Dog Lovers

learn more

Free Festive Face Painting

Free face painting at Cross Keys Arcade

learn more

Salisbury Live at Christmas

Acts to be confirmed!

learn more

From Darkness to Light

Salisbury Cathedral’s Advent Procession

learn more

Christmas Sunday Markets

Shop at a wide variety of stalls at the Market Square

learn more

Manor Fields Primary School Choir

Listen to Manor Fields Primary School Choir at the Cross Keys Arcade

learn more

‘From Darkness to Light’ Illuminations

A unique set of light installations in the Cathedral and the Close

learn more

Tree Festival

A display of Christmas trees and nativity scene at St Thomas's Church

learn more

Songs of The Light

A journey through the Cathedral to go in search of The Light

learn more

OSOboutique Christmas Shopping Extravaganza

'Cheery Thursday' Christmas Shopping Extravaganza at OSOboutique

learn more

Wreath Making Workshop

Enjoy a festive wreath making workshop at Paloma Lily

learn more

Salisbury Live at Christmas

Acts to be confirmed!

learn more

Bad Manners

An English two-tone and ska band comes to the City Hall

learn more

G4 Christmas

G4 bring their Christmas show to Salisbury Cathedral

learn more

Salisbury Live at Christmas

Acts to be confirmed!

learn more

Salisbury Symphony Orchestra

Returning for their annual concert at the City Hall

learn more

BBC Wiltshire Carols at the Cathedral

Christmas carol service at Salisbury Cathedral

learn more

Festive Linocut Block Printing Workshop

Take part in this festive Linocut Block Printing Workshop at Fisherton Mill

learn more

Speak with Santa

Speak to Santa via Lapland Livelink at the Cross Keys Arcade! 

learn more

Salisbury Live at Christmas

Acts to be confirmed!

learn more

Christmas Sunday Markets

Shop at a wide variety of stalls at the Market Square

learn more

Santa Sleigh Parade and Meet the Reindeer

See Santa arrive on his sleigh, plus meet Santa and his reindeer in the Maltings

learn more

The Night Before Christmas

A magical festive musical at Salisbury Playhouse

learn more

Manor Fields Primary School Dance Group

See the Manor Fields Primary School Dance Group perform at the Cross Keys Arcade

learn more

Christmas Cracker: Who Sleighed Santa?

A murder mystery dinner party with a festive twist at Salisbury Arts Centre

learn more

Fastlove – A Tribute to George Michael

The world’s favourite George Michael tribute comes to the City Hall

learn more

Salisbury Live at Christmas

Acts to be confirmed!

learn more

Meet the Reindeer

Meet real life reindeer in the Maltings

learn more

The Chicago Blues Brothers

Europe’s biggest & best-loved production of the Blues Brothers at City Hall

learn more

Under Five’s Fridays

Arty fun for little ones at Salisbury Museum

learn more

Salisbury Live at Christmas

Acts to be confirmed!

learn more

Close Gate Independents Shopping Event

Special late night Christmas shopping event at 10 of Salisbury's fantastic independent businesses

learn more

That’ll Be The Day Christmas Show

The UK’s most popular Rock ‘N’ Roll variety show at City Hall

learn more

Messiah

Salisbury Cathedral Choir perform Handel's Messiah

learn more

A Very Silvery Christmas Workshop

Make unique presents from silver clay at this workshop at Fisherton Mill

learn more

Christmas at the Museum

Join Salisbury Museum for a day of festive fun

learn more

Speak with Santa

Speak to Santa via Lapland Livelink at the Cross Keys Arcade! 

learn more

Christmas Celebrations

Fundraising lunchtime concert at St Thomas's Church

learn more

Christingle Service

A traditional Christmas service for families at St Thomas's Church

learn more

Salisbury Live at Christmas

Acts to be confirmed!

learn more

Kate Rusby At Christmas

A fine interpreter of traditional folk songs comes to City Hall

learn more

Christmas Sunday Markets

Shop at a wide variety of stalls at the Market Square

learn more

A Christmas Carol

Dickens’ mystical fable returns to Salisbury Playhouse

learn more

Christmas Comedy Nights

Three comedy nights at Salisbury Arts Centre

learn more

The Overtons

A trademark vocal harmonies group at City Hall

learn more

Carols for Busy People

A lunchtime carols service at St Thomas's Church

learn more

Magic of Christmas Concert

St John singers popular Christmas concert

learn more

Salisbury Live at Christmas

Acts to be confirmed

learn more

The Spitfire Sisters

A vintage-inspired vocal harmony group at Salisbury Arts Centre

learn more

Salisbury Live at Christmas

Acts to be confirmed!

learn more

Christmouse Trail

A Christmas trail involving hunting for the Christmouse

learn more

Christmas Creativity

Design and craft your own decorations, cards or small gifts

learn more

Christmas Story Time

A Christmas story by the nativity at Salisbury Cathedral

learn more

Speak with Santa

Speak to Santa via Lapland Livelink at the Cross Keys Arcade! 

learn more

Carols by Candlelight

Congregational carols, choral works and Christmas Bible stories at Salisbury Cathedral

learn more

Salisbury Live at Christmas

Acts to be confirmed!

learn more

Christmas Sunday Markets

Shop at a wide variety of stalls at the Market Square

learn more

Service of Nine Lessons and Carols

A traditional service of nine lessons and carols at St Thomas's Church

learn more

Carols by Candlelight

Congregational carols, choral works and Christmas Bible stories at Salisbury Cathedral

learn more

Salisbury Charter Market

A twice-weekly Charter Market at the Market Place

learn more

Midnight Mass

Christmas Midnight Mass at St Thomas's Church

learn more

A Family Service for Christmas Eve

A family friendly service at Salisbury Cathedral

learn more

Choral Evensong on Christmas Eve

A moving service of choral music, readings and prayers at Salisbury Cathedral.

learn more

Midnight Mass

Christmas Midnight Mass at Salisbury Cathedral

learn more

Christmas Day Service

Christmas Day Service at St Thomas's Church

learn more

The Eucharist

The Eucharist at Salisbury Cathedral

learn more

Festal Evensong on Christmas Day

Festal Evensong on Christmas Day at Salisbury Cathedral

learn more

OPENING TIMES

Monday – Wednesday
11 am – 7 pm
Food quarter : 11 am – 8.30pm

Thursday
11 am – 8pm
Food quarter : 11 am – 8.30pm

Friday & Saturday
10 am – 7:30pm
Food quarter : 10 am – 8.30pm

Sunday
11 am – 4pm
Food quarter : 11 am – 5pm

Follow Us