Pembrokeshire Events in December

Narberth Winter Carnival

(Narberth - SA67 7AX)

Date/time to be confirmed

A real festive treat for all the family, Narberth's Winter Carnival is back for another year! With a Christmas market and live entertainment, this is a great way to get into the festive spirit!

Pembroke Castle Christmas Market

(Pembroke - SA71 4LA)

Date/time to be confirmed

Pembroke Castle's annual Christmas market always has an array of market stalls, entertainment and the arrival of Santa between 11am - 4pm on Saturday & Sunday .A lovely events to get into the Christmas spirit and purchase some lovely handmade gifts and enjoy some of the best local produce.

Carmarthen Christmas Craft Market

(Carmarthen - SA31 1GA)

Saturday 01 December 2018 - Monday 24 December 2018

Head to the streets of Carmarthen this Christmas and get into the festive spirit with their Christmas Craft Market! With purpose-built wooden huts lining the streets of St Catherine's Walk, this Christmas Market is open daily meaning there is plenty of time to pop in for those handmade items perfect for Christmas presents! Stalls will include arts and crafts, jewellery, various gifts and there will be lots of quality local produce on offer too! Open 9.30am until 6pm daily, 10am until 4pm on Sundays.

Oriel y Parc Christmas Market

(St Davids - SA62 6NW)

Saturday 01 December 2018

The perfect opportunity to stock up before Christmas! Buy local products, craft, art and lots of other goodies, then call into the café for mulled wine and mince pies. Santa will also be here, sitting snugly in his grotto waiting to meet the children. Free admission to the market. To visit Santa £2 per child. Open 10am until 4pm. 

A Magical Family Christmas At Picton Castle

(Haverfordwest - )

Saturday 01 December 2018 - Sunday 23 December 2018

Picton Castle is holding a magical family friend Christmas event every weekend throughout December this year up until Christmas. Take the children to meet Santa and receive a gift, or take part in the craft workshops or Christmas trail. Festive refreshments including mulled wine and spiced apple juice will be available. This event runs from 10am until 5pm with the last tour available at 4.30pmTickets must be bought in advance, and each ticket includes entry to the gardens plus a drink and a gift. Please visit the website to book tickets:

A Celtic Christmas with Calan

(Carmarthen - SA31 1BD)

Tuesday 04 December 2018

Get into the festive spirit with this celtic Christmas celebration! Calan are an award-winning Welsh band who perform with bagpipes, fiddles, step dancing and event traditional Plygain singing as seen in the chapels of Wales. This different take on Christmas celebrations is sure to be a fantastic evening!See the website to book tickets:

Saundersfoot Christmas Festival

(Saundersfoot - SA69 9HE)

Friday 07 December 2018 - Sunday 09 December 2018

Saundersfoot Harbour is once again hosting their annual Christmas market. With a large marquee set up on the harbour, you can browse a number of stalls laden with goodies and gifts ideal for the festive season. With entertainment and live music to keep the whole family entertained, Saundersfoot’s Christmas Market offers a great way to make the most of a winter’s day. Food and drink stands will be celebrating all things Welsh; expect tastings, seasonal food, mulled wine and live cookery demonstrations. Sample the best of Pembrokeshire’s produce from the town’s local suppliers or enjoy a meal in one of Saundersfoot’s varied and popular restaurants, cafés and pubs – many of whom will be running special seasonal specials throughout the weekend. With scenic Saundersfoot Bay views, carols around the Christmas tree and live music, visitors can soak up the merry atmosphere whilst escaping the hustle and bustle of city life. Visitors can also explore Saundersfoot’s retailers for artisan jewellery, crafts, home wares and more. 

Christmas Craft Fair at the National Botanic Garden

(Carmarthen - SA32 8HN)

Saturday 08 December 2018 - Sunday 09 December 2018

Local artists, creators and craft makers gather together on this December weekend for a fantastic Christmas Craft Fair held at the popular National Botanic Garden of Wales. They will also be hosting their festive pantomime Winter Wonder World on the same weekend this year. 

Christmas Tea & Carol Service

(St Brides - SA62 3AL)

Sunday 09 December 2018

This December, visit St Brides for a wonderfully festive evening of tea and carols. The Tea will take place at St Brides Castle and will be followed by the Carol Service at St Brides Church. Father Andrew Johnson, the Rector of St Brides, will lead the service where various members of FPCNP will do readings. Anyone attending the tea is requested to bring along refreshments. The tea will begin at 3pm followed by the Carol Service at 5pm. 

Lyric Theatre Pantomime: Aladdin

(Carmarthen - SA31 1BD)

Friday 14 December 2018 - Sunday 16 December 2018

The Lyric Theatre, Carmarthen invites you in for this year's pantomime production of Aladdin. This production is guaranteed to have you laughing and dancing in your seats as any traditional panto would! Sign Language and Relaxed performances are available, please see  for more details. 

Christmas Food Fair

(Carmarthen - SA32 8HN)

Saturday 15 December 2018 - Sunday 16 December 2018

The National Botanic Garden hosts a festive food fair full of local producers offering a whole selection of festive treats! They will also be hosting their festive pantomime The Last Quest this weekend this year. 

Opening Times: Garden Opening Times are 10.00 until 16.30 October to March.

Open Air Carols & Readings

(Wolfs Castle - SA62 5LR)

Thursday 20 December 2018

Visit Nant Y Coy Mill in Wolfscastle on Thursday 20th December at 7pm for a wonderful evening of festive open air carols and readings with performances from Goodwick Brass Ensemble. There will be refreshments available including mulled wine, mince pies and bara brith. Donations are welcomed to help cover the cost of the event, any excess shall be donated to a local charity.

Torch Theatre Panto: Pinocchio

(Milford Haven - SA73 2BU)

Thursday 20 December 2018 - Sunday 30 December 2018

This year's Torch Theatre Pantomime is Pinocchio, the well-known story of a puppet who dreams of being a real boy. In true festive style, this show will be full of music, laughter and more making it the perfect family treat this Christmas! A British Sign Language performance will take place at 6.00pm on Thursday 20th December. Tickets start at £16.50 for children and concessions, full tickets are £18.50 and family tickets are available at £59.To book tickets and/or for more information, please see the website:

Cardigan Theatre Panto: Sleeping Beauty

(Cardigan - SA43 1JY)

Saturday 22 December 2018 - Monday 31 December 2018

Get into the festive spirit this Christmas with Cardigan Theatre's pantomime! Re-telling the traditional story of Sleeping Beauty, this production guarantees a family fun performance with plenty of audience participation and slapstick comedy!Tickets cost £7

Tenby's Boxing Day Swim

(Tenby - SA70 7LE)

Wednesday 26 December 2018

2018 marks the 48th year of the Annual Boxing Day Swim on Tenby's North Beach - a truly great event which really does get the whole community involved! Some embrace the holiday spirit by dressing up in fancy dress, as the event is given a theme each year! The theme for 2018 has yet to be announced , but it's sure to be a great festive event for all! Prizes are given for those in the best fancy dress, and for those with the highest amount of sponsorship raised - no entry fee, just grab a sponsorship form! For more information, see the website:

New Year's Eve Street Party

(Fishguard - SA65 9HB)

Monday 31 December 2018

Fishguard once again welcomes you to it's Annual New Year's Eve Street Party! With celebrations, live music and fireworks - it really is a fantastic party to celebrate the coming of the New Year! Refreshments are available on the street and in the surrounding pubs and restaurants. This event is free entry, donations are appreciated as any money given is then put towards next year's celebrations.

Opening Times: To be confirmed.

New Year's Eve Fireworks

(Saundersfoot - SA69 9HE)

Monday 31 December 2018

Celebrate the New Year in at Saundersfoot with a fantastic free firework display on the harbour at midnight!

New Year's Eve Celebrations

(Tenby - SA70 7AJ)

Monday 31 December 2018

Tenby is known as one of the best places to welcome in the New Year. With an array of lively bars and pubs in close proximity and, of course, the famous midnight countdown in Tudor Square.

Griffin Inn's NYE Fancy Dress Party

(Dale - )

Monday 31 December 2018

Head to the Griffin Inn at Dale this NYE for a party that's out of this world! Each year, they host a fancy dress party to celebrate in the new year. This year's theme is Star Constellations so get creative! Food is served between 6pm and 7.30pm, please book in advance by calling 01646 636227.

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