A Christmas and New Year Extravaganza at The Pantiles

15th November 2023

The festive season is about to unfold at The Pantiles, promising a spectacular blend of joy, lights and magical moments! Brace yourself for a sparkling journey from November 18th to December 24th, as The Pantiles transforms into a winter wonderland for the entire community.

The Big Reveal: A Town-Wide Celebration

Kicking off the festivities is The Big Reveal, a captivating community event that captured the hearts of 1,500 visitors last year. This initiative, initially conceived by the Zero Waste Company, has now become a town-wide celebration. The magic starts on November 16th, with a festive pre-show at Royal Victoria Place at 2pm, featuring the Royal Tunbridge Wells Round Table pulling their sleigh in support of Nourish Community Food Bank & Mayor’s Toy Appeal.

The Big Reveal continues on November 17th, exploring Mount Pleasant, the High Street and Chapel Place. The grand finale unfolds on November 18th at The Pantiles, where the historic streets come alive with a cascade of events. From a bustling Christmas market starting at 10am to a series of enchanting performances and a light switch on, it’s a day filled with festive cheer.

To find out more, visit our dedicated event page

Christmas Markets: A Weekend Extravaganza

Every weekend from November 18th to December 24th, The Pantiles is hosting enchanting Christmas markets from 10am to 4pm. These markets promise an array of festive finds, from unique gift ideas and homeware to delectable treats and seasonal fashion. It’s the perfect opportunity to discover treasures for your home and loved ones, ensuring your Christmas is brimming with joy.

Christmas Trees for Sale: Bring Home the Magic

From November 25th to December 17th, The Pantiles offers the chance to bring the magic of Christmas home with real Christmas trees. Elevate your holiday decor with these fragrant symbols of the season, available for purchase every Saturday and Sunday.

Choirs: Harmonising the Festivities

On December 9th, The Pickering Trust Choir and The Crowborough Choir take centre stage on The Pantiles bandstand, filling the air with Christmas tunes. The festivities continue on December 23rd, featuring performances from the Southborough Singers, adding a touch of vocal magic to the season.

New Year’s Eve Party: Ringing in 2024 with Style

Bid farewell to 2023 and welcome the New Year in style at The Pantiles’ New Year’s Eve Party on December 31st, starting at 7pm. Immerse yourself in live music with Dave Ital and friends, dance to the beats spun by talented DJs, and savour gourmet delights from food stalls. As the clock strikes midnight, a breathtaking fireworks display will illuminate the night sky, marking the beginning of a promising 2024.

Advance tickets for this unforgettable celebration are available at £15 per person. On-the-night tickets are priced at £17.50 per person, with limited availability.

To book your tickets, click here

The Beckett from Elysian Residences

Christmas 2023 at The Pantiles is sponsored by The Beckett: an elegant new concept in retirement living in the heart of Tunbridge Wells from Elysian Residences. Thanks to our sponsor, and all those involved in our events, we’re anticipating that it will be the best Christmas and New Year yet!

To find out more about The Beckett.

Don’t miss this chance to create lasting memories with family and friends as The Pantiles brings the spirit of Christmas and the excitement of New Year’s Eve to life in a dazzling display of festivities and fun!