As the festive season unfolds, Guernsey comes alive with a vibrant Christmas spirit, turning every corner of the island into a haven of family-friendly festive activities. There's an undeniable sense of joy and celebration, making it a delightful place for you and your family to spend the holiday season.

Guernsey Choral and Orchestral Society - A Christmas Concert

Date: 15th December 2023 

Time: 7:30pm 

A cherished festive tradition for many families involves attending a heart-warming carol service. The Guernsey Choral and Orchestral Society will be hosting a delightful Christmas Concert, seamlessly weaving together choir and audience carols with a medley of seasonal music.

Le Friquet Garden Centre Santa’s Grotto

Date: 26th November to 24th December 2023  

A visit to Santa’s Grotto is an activity that will surely fill your family with festive spirit, providing the little ones with the magical chance to meet Santa and his elves up close, while parents can discreetly catch a glimpse of their child’s Christmas list.

Le Friquet Garden centre ice skating

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Date: 25th November to 8th January 2024  

Time: 10am to 4pm

Enjoy a day of festive family bonding with ice skating at the Le Friquet Garden Centre, a classic winter activity that provides entertainment for all ages. Sharpen your skills for the season and create lasting memories with the whole family.

Festive family Afternoon Tea


Date: December 11th 2023 

Time: 12pm to 4pm

The Duke of Richmond’s family-friendly Afternoon Tea adds a festive twist to the classic British pastime. Enjoy luxurious seasonal variations of delicious cakes, dainty sandwiches, and cream-laden scones, catering to both kids and adults alike.

The Greatest Snowman escape room

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For a unique family adventure, the Greatest Snowman escape room offers an opportunity to bond while solving fun puzzles and riddles. This festive-themed escape room, inspired by characters from the Disney film Frozen, provides entertainment for the whole family.

St Peter Port Christmas market

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Date: December 2nd to December 23rd 2023 

Time: 9am to 5pm 

Experience the magic of the St. Peter Port Christmas market, featuring a range of fantastic small local business stalls and shops. With live entertainment and festive vibes, it's a fun family outing with ample shopping opportunities and hot food and drinks.