The Top Christmas Events in Basildon

30th November 2015 @ 14:32 | christmas events

Are you looking for local Christmas events for the family? Great! We have found fun filled Christmas events in Basildon (and surrounding areas) that offer a wide variety of Christmassy activities. From fun runs to festivals, there’s something for everyone.

Jingle All the Way in the Farm Park

Spend a day in the Farm Park and join in extra Christmas activities. Get inside a giant Christmas snow globe and take home a photo memento*, see Father Christmas during his meet and greet sessions, make a Christmas craft, watch a Snowy Owl indoor flying show and enjoy a free hot chocolate. Plus as always there’s stacks of indoor farm fun. *extra charge for snow globe.

Date: Tuesday 1 Dec 2015 to Thursday 24 Dec 2015
Time: 10am - 4pm
Entry cost: N/A
Location: Barleylands Farm Park & Craft Village Essex CM11 2UD

The Spirit of Christmas Market Event

Join the ‘Spirit of Christmas’ market and craft event at a superb venue. With unique gifts & treats that you can't find on the High Street up for grabs (including stocking fillers and items for your home) you don't want to miss out!

This is a fun filled event with festive music, drink and food, all on offer to help get you in the true ’Spirit of Christmas’!

PLUS a famous raffle with exceptional prizes along with discounts + samplers is being held on the day. Santa will also be visiting (between 10am - 4pm) with free gifts for the children too!

Date: Sunday 6 Dec 2015
Time: 10am - 4pm
Entry cost: £1.00 (Children/OAP go free)
Location: The Pegasus Country Club Essex SS17 9BJ

Run Santa Run 2015

It’s more than just a Santa Run. There's fun for the whole family and you'll be raising vital funds for Little Havens Hospice to enable the charity to fulfil their promise of ’Making every day count’.

By taking part in events like Run Santa Run you’re helping a baby, child or teenager living with a serious illness be as pain free and comfortable as possible – for as long as the charity is needed.

Little Havens can only exist because of the kindness of our supporters.

santa run basildon Date: Sunday 6th Dec 2015
Time: 9:30am - 2pm
Entry cost:

  • 4.5K Santa Fun Run - Adult £12, Child (3 - 12yrs)£6, Family (2 adults and 2 children) £30
    Entry fee includes Santa suit for adults and Christmassy headgear for children.
  • 2k Reindeer Run - Adult £7, Child £5
    Entry fee includes reindeer antlers and flashing nose.
  • 2k Reindeer Run - Adult £7, Child £5
    Entry fee includes reindeer antlers and flashing nose.

Location: Wat Tyler Country Park, Basildon, SS16 4UH
More info: Visit

Children’s Christmas Party at the Place

The Party includes a very special visit to Santa’s Grotto to meet Santa including a present for each child, a snack bag for each child, a professional entertainer, magical snow machine, fun-filled Christmas games, a disco, and balloon modelling!

Fancy dress is optional but always welcome. The bar will be open for refreshments.

A snack pack and drink is included in the ticket price for each child

Make sure you book in advance if you're thinking of going to this christmas event to avoid disappointment. Pre-book your tickets by calling 01268 465420.

Date: Friday 11th Dec 2015
Time: 4.30pm - 6.30pm
Tickets and bookings: £5 per ticket
Location: Pitsea Leisure Centre, Pitsea Centre, Basildon, Essex SS13 3DU
More info: Visit

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