Festival of Christmas 2019

Celebrate 20 years of Christmas magic

Travel back in time to a bygone era, where classic characters welcome you to a world of festive cheer, as you enjoy one of the south’s finest Christmas festivals. The Victorian Christmas Festival returns in 2019 from 29 November - 1 December 2019 from 10am - 6pm. 

Celebrate our 20th anniversary as you treat yourself to some well-earned retail therapy in our Christmas markets, meet Victorian street performers, a traditional green Father Christmas and so much more!

Early bird tickets are now available to buy online now.

Meet new Halloween friends onboard HMS Warrior

Meet colourful characters

Roll up, roll up! Get ready for a Christmas like no other as incredible circus spirit arrives into town, as characters from the big top wow the crowds with amazing feats.

In between all the fast-paced action, meet the characters you know and love including Scrooge, The Segway Angels and Queen Victoria herself. You might event spot Father Christmas in traditional green dress for what promises to be a magical encounter for all the family. 

Enjoy a gin or two inside Fagin's Tavern

Explore 120 fabulous stalls

The Victorian Christmas Festival welcomes the greatest stallholders from across the UK selling beautfiul trinkets and tasty treats you'll just love.

From hand crafted leather bags to fragrant festive wreaths, you'll be inspired by the delightfully Christmas feeling that comes with browsing 120 stalls selling food, drink and everything in between. 

Does my Full Navy Ticket give me access to the event?

In short, no. You need to purchase an additional Victorian Christmas Festival ticket through our website. This can be done easily by selecting one of the tickets above.

Get your early bird tickets and save big!

For a day out at Hampshire's best Christmas event, early bird tickets are the easiest way to save big online for you and your family. We offer adult, child, concession and family festival tickets - perfect for making your day out the most festive yet.

There are three dates to choose from: Friday 29 November, Saturday 30 November and Sunday 1 December.

All tickets include the early bird discount rate which ends on 31 October. Be quick and make the most of this incredible online discount now. 

 Ticket description Early bird
Victorian Christmas Festival Adult  £15.50 £17.00
Victorian Christmas Festival Child/Student £13.50 £15.00
Victorian Christmas Festival Concession (65+) £15.00 £16.50
Victorian Christmas Festival Family (2 adults and up to 3 children) £43.00 £47.00


Plan your visit guide

Get the most out of your day with our dedicated event guide. Learn how to get to the event, catering options and more. 

Become a trader

Learn how you can join us at the Victorian Christmas Festival as a trader - the south's premier Christmas event.

Straight to the tickets

Get ahead and book early bird tickets online before the 31 October when prices increase. Book now and save!


Get your early bird tickets for 2019 

Celebrate 20 years of Christmas magic at The Victorian Christmas Festival 2019.

Buy early bird tickets