Events for December 2016


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Harlow is a very busy town to live in, especially when it comes to December! Christmas takes over the town! Take a look at a few of our favourite events that are taking place!


Santa is at The Harvey Centre
Santa’s Grotto is open all the way until Christmas Eve this year! Visit Santa and his elves from 10am-5pm Monday to Saturday, and on Sunday between 11am-4pm. Don’t forget that Santa eats his mince pies between 1-2pm everyday too! Prices start at £4.50 for some time with Santa and a gift! Click here for more information on prices!


Christmas Light Switch On
This year Harlow’s Christmas lights will be turned on from 5pm on Friday 18th November! Join the choir, Frozen sing-a-long team and the cast of this year’s pantomime for a festive evening! Find out more about the Harlow Christmas Light Swtich On.  


Beauty and the Beast at The Playhouse
Enjoy this year’s Christmas Pantomime at the Harlow Playhouse! Starting from 3rd December and running until the 4th January 2017, there is more than enough time for you to sit back, relax and join in with the cast on this wonderful performance. It is £15.00 per ticket. Buy your tickets to the Harlow Pantomime today!


St Clare’s Santa Dash
On Sunday 4th December between 9:30am and 13:00pm St Clare’s Hospice invites you to raise money in a fun and festive way! The 5km route and 1 mile mini-route for children starts and finishes in the Water Gardens in Harlow. Entry for the event includes your adult Santa outfit and children’s Santa hat! Advanced entry costs £12 per adult and £2.50 per child and it is £15 and £5 on the day, with the event starting at 11am. Click here for more information and advanced entry!


Coca-Cola Truck Arrives
On the 7th December between 13:00 and 21:00 the Coca-Cola Christmas Holidays truck will arrive in Harlow’s Market Square in the town centre! On your visit you will have the chance to have your photo taken with the truck and free 150ml Coca-Cola will be served. See more information about the Coca-Cola truck coming to Harlow!


Harlow Christmas Market
The Harlow Christmas Market is on 7th December until 10th December this year! The market is open from 09:30 to 17:30 for customers. Visit the Water Gardens for all things Christmassy! From presents, to crafts, to decorations, to food, this market will cater for all your festive needs! Find out more about Harlow's Christmas Market.


Pets’ Corner Nativity Play
On Thursday 15th December at 18:30pm, the annual nativity play will be held at Pets’ Corner in Harlow Town Park. It is free to attend but donations to the animals at Pets’ Corner are welcome. Light refreshments will be served and there will also be a visit from Father Christmas with his reindeer! Click here to see more information.


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