Christmas in Leeds

Christmas. That great Northern star shining brightly... the guiding light in the sky... And we're not talking about stables and wise men.

Leeds has fast become the brightest shining Northern Star, with the largest UK winter illuminations festival lighting miles of rope light, a staggering 12,000 lamps and 3000 hand crafted motifs – certainly enough to light up that festive spirit in you!

There's so much going on in Leeds at Christmas time, from the festive German markets to the hundreds of after-dark activities in the city's thriving night scene.

Don't forget too that Leeds is one of the best shopping cities in the country, so why not make the most of a Christmas shopping weekend here with an overnight stay and a festive meal?

From hotels, to restaurants to things to do, our Leeds Christmas guide takes care of it all.

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Christmas events in Leeds

Our most popular Leeds December events, snap up your tickets quick if you're going!
Faith - George Michael The Legacy Tour
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Faith - George Michael The Legacy Tour

Yeadon Town Hall, Leeds

Thursday 20th Dec

7:30pm til 10:45pm

Minimum Age: 18

22.00

A Tribute to the legacy that was George Michael

fleetwood bac
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fleetwood bac

Brudenell Social Club, Leeds

Friday 14th Dec

7:30pm til 10:30pm

Minimum Age: 14

17.50

FLEETWOOD BAC are the world’s first and best Fleetwood Mac Tribute Band, endorsed by Mick Flee...

Guns N Roses(tribute Guns 2 Roses)
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Guns N Roses(tribute Guns 2 Roses)

Live Room, Cleckheaton

Friday 21st Dec

8:30pm til 2:00am

Minimum Age: 18

5.00

Greatest Guns N Roses tribute

Ed Sheeran (tribute Kieran as Ed Sheeran)
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Ed Sheeran (tribute Kieran as Ed Sheeran)

Live Room, Cleckheaton

Saturday 8th Dec

8:30pm til 2:00am

Minimum Age: 18

5.00

This is without doubt the closest sound alike to the real deal!

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