Celebrate Christmas at The Alnwick Garden

A season of love, laughter and light this Christmas at The Alnwick Garden. Our gorgeous Sparkle lighting display illuminates The Garden as the evenings draw in and stockings can be filled with artisan gifts and festive nibbles at our Christmas market. Father Christmas has transported his magical grotto to The Garden, all the way from the North Pole to help keep the little ones out of any mischief!

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Christmas Market

All stall holders have been hand-picked by The Alnwick Garden and are sure to delight. Enjoy seasonal singing and live music played by talented performers from the region in the warmth of the beautiful marquee.

Enjoy festive nibbles and live carolling as you filling your Christmas stockings with eclectic delights from around the region including:

  • Boutique Jewellery
  • Couture Tweed
  • Fabric Design
  • Vintage Furnishings
  • Christmas Decorations
  • Fairy Tale Curiosities
  • Hand Painted Ceramics
  • Upcycled Homewares
  • Hand Crafted Pens
  • Local Ales & Spirits
  • Luxury Chocolate
  • Local Fudge
  • Organic Cosmetics
  • Northumberland Photography
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19th, 20th, 26th & 27th November

3rd, 4th, 10th, 11th, 17th, 18th, 19th, 20th, 21st & 22nd December


When darkness falls, experience the beauty of our ‘Sparkle’ light installation. Illuminating the arbours and trees with all the hues of the rainbow bringing some much-needed colour to the dark winter.


19 Nov – 31 Dec (excluding Christmas Day)

  • Winter Wonderland Christmas Party

    Saturday 3rd, 10th (SOLD OUT) & 17th December

    Gather for a sparkling drinks reception at 7.30pm in the Atrium overlooking the stunning Grand Cascade lit with Christmas lights. Get in the dancing mood with a live performance from Dave Cross LIVE! performing the biggest party hits from the 1960s to modern days and then dance the night away with our resident DJ.

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  • Ultimate All Inclusive Christmas Party

    Friday 2nd December

    Beautiful venue, drinks reception, 4 course dinner, live music, DJ and most of all… free drinks! What else could you need to get in the party spirit and enjoy Christmas in style?

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  • Disco Party Night

    Friday 9th (sold out) & 16th December

    Gather for drinks at 7.30pm in the Atruim, overlooking the stunning Grand Cascade lit with Christmas lights, then enjoy the party atmosphere and dance the night away with our resident DJ.

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Father Christmas

Meet Father Christmas and his cheeky elves at The Alnwick Garden hidden in his magical grotto. Every child will receive a gift.

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Dates Available
26th & 27th November | 11am – 5pm
3rd, 4th, 10th, 11th, 19th, 20th, 21st & 22nd December | 11am – 5pm

The Paradise Tree

Imagine a seed, curiously shaped, faintly fragrant despite its many centuries of lying forgotten within the pages of a dusty plant hunter’s note book. What could germinate from such strange seed? Grown in secret and revealed at the Alnwick Garden this Christmas, the Paradise Tree, bearing its magical fruit.
‘Just had the most amazing evening at The Alnwick Garden for ‘A Christmas Tale’, utterly blown away!’
‘Made me feel like a child again’
Tickets with Super Early Bird discounts available from 5th August with further details about the exciting all new Christmas 2016 outdoor drama production ‘The Paradise Tree’, following the success of ‘A Christmas Tale’ in 2015.
An Enchanted Places & The Alnwick Garden production
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Friday 16th December to Friday 23rd December 2016 from 4.15 pm until 8.00 pm

  • Elderberries Christmas Lunch

    6th, 7th & 13th December 12pm-2pm

    Enjoy an amazing four course festive lunch overlooking the stunning Grand Cascade.

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  • Pavilion Christmas Lunches

    Every weekday in December

    Enjoy a superb four course festive lunch with a glass of our delicious house wine in the atmospheric Pavilion Café overlooking the stunning Grand Cascade.

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  • New Year Family Fun

    Saturday 31st December

    Celebrate the New Year in style with some old fashioned family fun. With party games, street entertainment, music and much more to keep you and your little ones entertained. Party with our resident DJ in the Pavilion Room or enjoy a quieter atmosphere in the Pavilion Café. Finishing with a finale of extravaganza one not to miss!

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Grand Lantern Parade

Led by ‘Spark’, The Alnwick Garden Christmas Grand Lantern Parade is a magical live music, light and movement spectacular. The procession will make its way from The Alnwick Garden and through the town creating a spectacular visual feast for visitors.


18th of December between 17:15 – 18:30

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