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Christmas activities in and around East Herts

Looking for a way to fill an afternoon in the Christmas holidays? Then why not try one of our festive activities.

DateLocation/activityDescription
Thurs 16th Nov to Mon 8th JanVan Hages - Great Amwell's ice skating rink

Visit Van Hage's real ice rink for its 10 year anniversary! Join in the captivating experience of ice skating this Christmas, with the return of their undercover ice rink.
Booking details can be found on the Van Hage's website.

Sat 25th Nov - Sat 23rd DecSt Albans Secret garden Christmas Market

St Albans now has a Christmas Market to add to its festive offering. The event takes place in and around the beautiful walled Vintry Garden.- come and take a look this December!

Sat 9th Dec - Sat 6th JanSnow White And The Seven Dwarfs at Rhodes theatre, Bishop's Stortford

The Rhodes Pantomime returns for Christmas 2017 with a magical performance of Snow White And The Seven Dwarfs in association with Phoenix Theatre Arts.
Book your tickets now at the Rhodes Bishop's Stortford website!

Sat December 16th - Sun 17th DecSanta Cruise from Lee Valley Boat Centre, Broxbourne

Make precious family memories this year with a one-hour Santa Cruise from Lee Valley Boat Centre. Adults will enjoy a glass of mulled wine and mince pie included on the trip, while children will receive a gift from Father Christmas on the Lady of the Lee. The cruises run at 10am, 11.45am, 1.30pm and 3.15pm. Tickets are £10.

Thu 21st Dec

Christmassy Crafts!, Hertford and Ware

Drop in and join Hertford Museum for a special day of making Christmas crafts, from 10.30 am - 3.30 pm, (last entry 3pm), £1.50 per child.
Fri 22nd Dec

Babies Go Boogie!, Bishops Stortford  (3 Months - 3 Years. Older siblings welcome)

Get your babies and toddlers into the Christmas spirit by learning some funky dance moves with this fun, new and unique event, Babies Go Boogie! Accepting children from 3 months till three years and any older siblings welcome. Enjoy a fun filled 45 minute event with a mix of instructor lead activities, free dance and an exciting range of sensory toys!

December 23 to January 7The Ramblers' Annual Festival of Winter WalksThe cold, crisp days of winter are a magical time to go walking in the county, with sparkling scenery and remarkable early sunsets. The Ramblers have a selection of free walks, ranging from short strolls topped off with a sociable drink to more challenging stretches to boost energy levels ...and work off those extra helpings of Christmas pud! There's a walk to suit everyone.