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Christmas in Shrewsbury

Shrewsbury comes alive at Christmas, with plenty of places to capture Christmas cheer. Indulge in mince pies and mulled wine, pick up perfect presents or celebrate the party season.

Shrewsbury Elf Trail

Santa's elves have got lost in Shrewsbury and he needs your help to find them! Download the trail booklet and spot twelve elves across the town.

Shrewsbury Christmas Gift Guide 2017

We've compiled a gift guide to showcase the best that Shrewsbury BID businesses have to offer this Christmas, with gifts from each area of the town, as well as where to stay, eat and drink and all the great things to do here. Be our guest this Christmas 2017!

Christmas Events

Whether you’re looking to fill a day with festivities or simply spend an evening singing in the Square, Shrewsbury’s Christmas events will keep you busy all winter.

Things to do at Christmas in Shrewsbury

Hunt down some history in Shrewsbury’s medieval streets or roam the riverbank on crisp winter days. Applaud the pantomime dame, listen to music that’s loud and live. Shop ‘til you drop or get away from it all - the choice is yours.

Christmas dinner

December is the busiest time of the year to be out and about sharing seasonal dishes with colleagues and feasting with family and friends.

Christmas parties

Sip cool cocktails in laid back bars. Listen to live music in intimate venues. Dance until dawn in colourful clubs.

Christmas food and ingredients

Local ham hock and Shropshire spice stuffing. Maynard's meats and chocsmiths' choice. Christmas is the time to sparkle in the kitchen, so impress your guests with some fresh, local fayre for a delicious Christmas day dinner.

Christmas shopping in Shrewsbury

Posh pens and prosecco, headphones and homeware. Shrewsbury's streets are packed with independent and one-off shops where you'll find plenty of perfect presents to suit everyone on your shopping list.