Christmas Events in Birmingham 2023

December 8, 2022

With December already flying by there is still time to attend a number of amazing Christmas events in and around Birmingham this year for you and the family. Here’s a quick run down of some of the local Christmas events picked by the Quick Find team:

Birmingham Christmas Market

A firm favourite for families and revellers alike, the German market in Birmingham City Centre runs from 2nd November 2023 to 24th December 2023. Packed with glistening stalls and full of festive cheers it’s a great occasion to soak up the atmosphere and wander around Birmingham. You may already know it’s the largest German Christmas market outside of Germany and Austria and it certainly marks the coming of Christmas for many local residents. For more info click here

Big Wheel and Ice Skate Rink

Not too far from the Christmas market is Birmingham’s very own big wheel and ice rink. Starting on 1st November 2023 to 31st December 2023 you’ve got plenty of opportunity to glide on the ice and experience the city from up high. Situated on Broad Street you will be surrounded by historic buildings, great restaurants and buzzing venues. For more info click here

Black Country Museum Christmas Events

The Black Country Museum in Dudley is a fascinating look back into the history of the Black Country featuring authentic buildings, a school, old style shops and even a pub! Their Christmas events throughout December are certainly not to be missed and they include Santa hunts, gift experiences with elves, and Christmas carols. 2023’s Christmas event is GLAD TIDINGS with costumed characters to meet and street entertainers to watch, experience a heart-warming, magical night that everyone will enjoy. Friday and Saturday evening from 8th December 2023 through to Friday 23rd December 2023. Don’t miss out on the SANTA HUNTSSanta is making a welcome return to the Museum this Christmas and this year it looks like he needs your help! Step up and join our elves to get Santa ready for the big day. Every Saturday and Sunday from 25th November through to Sunday 24th December including Thursday 21st December and Friday 22nd December, Book early to avoid disappointment as places are limited. For more info click here

Aston Villa Christmas Party in the Park

For a really great night filled with fun, dancing and good food book a table at the Aston Villa football stadium for their Cracking Christmas parties. For more info click here

Christmas at Cadbury’s World

If you love a Chocolatey-Christmas then you simply cannot miss Cadbury’s World! One for those with a sweet-tooth, the Christmas celebrations at Cadbury’s World include an exclusive pantomime, a Santa stage show and lots and lots of delicious chocolate! For more info click here

Drayton Manor Theme Park Magical Christmas

If you love rides and rollercoasters then Drayton Manor theme park near Tamworth is the place to be. Drayton Manor Theme Park is the ultimate destination for family Christmas fun featuring ALL NEW festive shows and attractions, Thomas Land rides & shows, plus over 500 animals in our fantastic zoo. This year they are hosting a Christmas Wonderland experience with the Wishmas Express, Enchanted Christmas Grotto and see Mrs Claus’ Christmas Spectacular on the main stage. Make unforgettable festive memories for the whole family at Drayton Manor’s ALL NEW Christmas Wonderland. For more info click here