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Christmas Events

Poole enjoys a number of festive events at Christmas time and is a wonderful place to spend some quality time with loved ones and friends.

From family entertainment in the Dolphin Centre to the delightful children’s parade through the town, Poole enjoys some good old fashioned seasonal fun for all ages.

So let’s check out what’s on this Christmas in Poole and don’t forget to also take a peek at the nearby Christmas Events in Bournemouth and our Events Calendar for more local events!

Christmas Grotto Experience at Upton Country Park

Christmas Grotto Experience at Upton Country Park
The Upton Country Park Christmas Grotto is a magical experience for all. You will get to meet real reindeer before seeing Santa in his festive grotto with each child receiving a sack of goodies including a present from Santa, edible reindeer droppings, a carrot to feed the reindeer and a photo with Santa, plus lots more!
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Christmas on the Quay

Santa Ahoy
Poole celebrates Christmas with a day of family entertainment. Wrap up warm and head on down to the quayside to see Father Christmas arriving by boat! There will be a traditional Christmas market on the quay for some festive treats, live music and of course Santa will be in his grotto to greet the children!
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Lantern Parade

Lantern Parade
The Children’s Lantern Parade is a wonderful, magical event which sees all the local children taking part in a procession through the town to the Guildhall for some carol singing. All the lanterns are personally hand made by the children themselves, which they proudly carry creating a heartwarming atmosphere.
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Poole Christmas Panto

Poole Christmas Panto
Christmas would not be complete without the traditional pantomime and Poole promises to have a fun-packed traditional panto for all the family to enjoy. With a superb cast, sing-a-long tunes, stunning dancing, slapstick, silliness and lots of chances to join in, You’re going to love it – oh yes you are!
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