Make the most of Christmas in Sheffield

Christmas is coming and there’s lots happening in Sheffield to help get you into the festive spirit.

Soak up the seasonal atmosphere at the traditional Christmas Markets in Sheffield City Centre, pick up unique Sheffield-made gifts at a whole host of market events and be sure to take some time to enjoy one of the many seasonal shows and performances on offer.

Browse below, for more great ideas to ensure you have a very merry time in Sheffield this Christmas!


Tis the season, as Sheffield City Centre is set to get festive with the return of the popular Christmas Markets, along with a whole host of treats and attractions.

There’s a whole load of fantastic market events taking places across Sheffield, giving you ample opportunity to pick up some unique gifts and enjoy a little festive cheer over coming weeks. 

Sheffield Theatres’ Christmas musical this year promises a glorious, heart-warming swirl of festive joy, featuring a cast of new and familiar faces on the iconic Crucible stage.

Gulliver's Valley will be transformed into a magical Winter Wonderland in the lead up to Christmas with festive rides, snowy surprises and a special Santa send-off held on Christmas Eve.

The Village Screen bring back their popular Drive-In experience to Gulliver’s Valley for a second year, with an extended line up of Christmas classics for you to enjoy from the comfort of your car.

Over 6 nights, The Beginning will present another stunning sensory experience of light & sound at Sheffield Cathedral, opening on Tuesday 30 November & running through to Sunday 5 December.

Sleeping Beauty promises to be the pantomime of your dreams, with lavish sets, hilarious jokes and fun for the whole family! Don't snooze, book your tickets now!

Sheffield BID are bringing back the Sheffield Christmas Trail to the city centre, from 27 November to 24 December, featuring Brearley Bear in a brand-new interactive experience for families to enjoy.

Handmade for Christmas is back at the Millennium Gallery, offering an inspired alternative to the high street for great ideas, all while supporting local makers and the city’s museums and galleries.

Ready to get in the festive spirit? Looking for Christmas themed activities the whole family can enjoy? There’s a fantastic line-up of events taking place in and around Sheffield over coming weeks.