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Christmas on Swanage Pier

Christmas on Swanage Pier




Dec 16 2023


11:00 am - 5:00 pm


Magical Christmas Entertainment!

This year Swanage Pier are in full festive swing. With live music, Christmas donkeys, Christmas entertainment and a chance to visit the big man himself, there is something for everyone!

Visit Father Christmas

Santa Grotto will be open from 11am – 1pm & 2pm – 5pm. Tickets £8.00 per child.  For other dates and more details see our Visit Father Christmas at Swanage Pier event page

Christmas Donkeys

Santa’s Christmas Donkeys will be on the Pier for you to come and meet, adding a little bit of festive magic. From 11am – 4pm

Magical Christmas Entertainment

Expect magic, juggling, balloon models, and of course, plenty of ho! ho! ho!” From 11.00am – 1.00am & 2.00pm – 5.00pm

Live Music

Karen Grant – 12.00pm: Local Singer Karen Grant will be singing classic Christmas favourites to get you in the mood for the festive season.

Local Vocal – 2.00pm & 3.00pm: Local Vocals are a fun and friendly harmony singing choir with branches all over Dorset.

Kelp! Shantyman – 4.00pm: Swanage’s premier sea shanty group, singing shanties to anyone who gets too close.

The Pier will be open until 5pm for you to enjoy a walk around the light illuminations. Read more about Swanage Pier Light Up Lives event. 

Normal Pier admission applies: admission to the pier is £2.00 adult / Free for children 5-14 years when accompanied by a paying adult.

Find out more about Swanage Pier



Swanage Pier Trust
Swanage Pier Trust
01929 425806



Swanage Pier
Swanage Pier
Pier Approach, Swanage BH19 2AP

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