06 Dec - 06 Jan
Jubilee Square Ice Rink
Enjoy a magical month on ice and come skate with family and friends on the 40x17 metre real ice rink, next to the Christmas Wheel of Light. The larger size rink is perfect for groups as well as Christmas parties and the clear roof keeps you dry in all weathers.
Daily: 11am-9pm (last session 8pm)More information
Closed Christmas Day & New Year’s Day
22 Nov - 07 Jan
THE CLOCK TOWER
Be part of a long-standing tradition of meeting at The Clock Tower, one of Leicester’s most iconic landmarks, to be dazzled by the 6,000 twinkling lights on our 14 metre high ‘white Christmas’ snow covered tree sponsored by PPL PRS Ltd. The tree is hand-picked from a sustainable tree plantation in Northumberland and decorated by our very own lighting team.
22 Nov - 06 Jan
Alice in Wonderland Christmas Tableau
Town Hall Square
Take a short festive walk to Town Hall Square and enjoy an animated tableau scene featuring Alice's Adventures in Wonderland, alongside a traditional Nativity scene
08 Dec - 23 Dec
Santa in the Square
New Market Square
Come and visit Santa in the Square! A fantastic and FREE opportunity for children and families to meet Father Christmas in his beautifully decorated grotto in New Market Square. The traditional setting features a 5 metre tall Christmas tree alongside a pathway of festive trees leading to Santa himself!
16 Nov - 07 Jan
Christmas Wheel of Light
Scan the sky for Santa in one of 24 covered gondolas reaching a 35 metre height for unparalleled views around Jubilee Square. The Christmas Wheel of Light is spectacularly illuminated against the night sky creating a unique beacon in the city centre and allows a sneaky peek through the clear roof of the ice rink marquee at all the twirling skaters.
13 Dec - 22 Dec
Christmas in the Gardens
Marvel at LightWeight, a four metre high sphere in Cathedral Gardens, lit up with shimmering colours and live animation. A quick stop at the face-recognition camera and you can add your own face to the mix of this unique and interactive installation, or just soak up the festive atmosphere in the beautifully lit gardens. Brought to you by BID Leicester and St Martins House, and produced by Big Difference Company.
20 Oct - 24 Dec
St. Peter's Square
For the first time ever - the Jägerhaus, a German themed bar with it's very own BBQ is set up in St Peters Square at Highcross Leicester. There's a wide range of traditional German and English Christmas treats on offer, including the ever popular Bratwurst and Cheese Krakauer. Why not quench your thirst with a classic mulled wine, premium lager or Belgian strawberry beer. It's the perfect way to finish a hectic day of Christmas shopping!