Christmas Events in the Horsham Area

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This Christmas Horsham is offering up an incredible array of activities to get us all in the festive mood! To help you plan days out with the family and how to go ice skating this season, here’s a rundown of the very best activities this Christmas in Horsham.

Check out our list of Christmas activities for 2018 here.

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Polar Express at Sumners Pond

elf workshop at Sumners Ponds

This is a spectacular Christmas event which will open up the imagination of all children. Grab your golden ticket and board the polar express at Sumners Pond. Here you will be taking on a festive journey to help the elves build a Xmas decoration, then on to meet Mrs. Clause for a story. Then embark on a magical journey to meet St. Nick himself in his grotto and the little ones can enjoy a gift.

The whole of the site has been turned into a winter wonderland and you can enjoy delicious meals and hot drinks. There is also an elf ride which takes you on a festive tour around the lake.This is an event which must not be missed! To book call Sumners Ponds Campsite and Fishery on 01403 732539.

Children: £15
Accompanying Adults: £3

More info can be found here: http://www.sumnersponds.co.uk/events/polar

Santa on the Wey and Arun Canal Boat

wey and arun canal boat xmas

Hop on board the Wey and Arun canal boat near Loxwood and meet Santa. The little ones will receive an early Christmas present and everyone can enjoy festive refreshments including mince pies, mulled wine, shortbread, and juice. The festive trip lasts 40 minutes and is a great way to get everyone in the Christmas spirit.

Cruises will be running on  10th, 17th, 21st, 22nd, and 23rd of December at 11:00am, 12:00pm and 2:00pm.

Ticket prices are £10 for adults and children – book online now to avoid disappointment by clicking here.

Horsham Temporary Ice Rink

horsham ice rink

Get into the wintery Christmas mood by trying out Horsham’s very own temporary ice rink. Located in Horsham Park, this attraction is only open a few months of the year so don’t miss out.

Opening Times

10 am – 9pm (the last session starts 8pm)

Off-peak times – Monday – Friday school term all sessions

Peak times – Weekends and school holidays excluding 18.45 & 20.00 sessions

(Closed Christmas Day & Boxing Day)

The rink is fully covered so you can get your skates on at any time, rain or shine. All ages over 4 years are welcome, whatever your ability. If you are slightly wobbly their waddle penguins are on hand to help you gain confidence on the ice.

The café offers hot drinks and snacks so skaters and non-skaters alike can enjoy the atmosphere in the warmth of the giant marquee.

For more information visit their website: http://horshamicerink.co.uk/

Horsham Market Christmas Opening

horsham markets at xmas

In addition to the regular dates, the market will also be open on:

  • Sunday 3 December 10am to 4pm
  • Sunday 10 December 10am to 4pm
  • Sunday 17 December 10am to 4pm
  • Friday 22 December 9am to 4pm

These Christmas Special Markets features festive entertainment and live music alongside a wonderful range of seasonal food, drinks, treats and gifts.

So, whatever you get up this festive season, have a fantastic time!

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