Wimborne at Christmas


Wimborne transforms over the festive period to become a Winter wonderland, come and spend some time in our wonderful town this Christmas and see what you can discover.

Christmas Lights Switch on Day

Enjoy a day of music from choirs and bands from 10am in Wimborne Square, with the light switch-on and Carols at 4:30pm. Start the Christmas season with a bang with the Wimborne Militia on Minster Green after the light switch on.

23rd November 2019

Etsy made local

The Dorset Team Christmas Fair features some the best Dorset designers, makers, vintage sellers and craft suppliers.

Held at the Allendale Centre over two days, there will be over 60 stalls and sellers, with something for everyone and evry price range.

30th November -1st December 2019

Ice rink

New for the festive season, located on the mister green, a dry synthetic skating rink throughout December, closing on the 30th. Purchase tickets from Number 9 on the Green Bakery.

30th December 2019

Small Business Saturday

The grand unveiling of the window dressing trail celebrating 24 independent businesses in Wimborne. Get your trail from the Tourist Information Centre on the High Street or any of the participating businesses, and vote for your favourite window!

7th December 2019

Save the Children Parade

This year is the 30th Save the Children Parade in Wimborne. Over 30 floats parade through the town, from Cobhams at 2:15pm to the Square. Get there early to get a good spot!

14th December 2019

Carols in the Corn Market

If you have never experienced the atmospheric Carols in the Corn Market, you are missing out! It’s a truly moving as the daylight fades and the community sings together under the tree in the Corn Market. Starts at 6pm.

20th December 2019

New Year's Eve

Ring in the New Year in Wimborne Square in style. The community gathers in the Square as the year draws to a close New Year arrives.

31st December 2019