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!
Darts Dazzler XI
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Darts Dazzler XI

Elland Road Stadium, Leeds

Wednesday 6th Dec

7:00pm til 11:45pm (last entry 9:00pm)

Minimum Age: 18

30

Back For its 11th year Yorkshires Biggest Darts Show

Big Country Featured event
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Big Country

Brudenell Social Club, Leeds

Saturday 9th Dec

7:00pm til 11:00pm

Minimum Age: 18

?22.50

AGMP presents Big Country + support

Novana

Novana

The Live Rooms, Cleckheaton

22nd December

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Novana

The Live Rooms, Cleckheaton

Friday 22nd Dec

8:00pm til 2:00am

Minimum Age: 18

5.00

UK's no1 Nirvana tribute

The Beatles Revolution
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The Beatles Revolution

The Live Rooms, Cleckheaton

Saturday 2nd Dec

8:00pm til 2:00am

Minimum Age: 18

5.00

The best Beatles tribute returns to Live Room

Rhoda Dakar
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Rhoda Dakar

The Wardrobe, Leeds

Friday 1st Dec

7:00pm til 11:00pm

Minimum Age: 14

12.50

AGMP presents Rhoda Dakar Vocalist with The Bodysnatchers & The Specials brings her band The LoT...

Aladdin Pantomime - 12:00 Showing
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Aladdin Pantomime - 12:00 Showing

The Engine Shed, Wetherby

Saturday 2nd Dec

12:00pm til 2:30am

No age restrictions

?10

Come and see Aladdin this Christmas, a fantastic opportunity to see a professional pantomime in Weth...

Aladdin Pantomime
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Aladdin Pantomime

The Engine Shed, Wetherby

Saturday 2nd Dec

3:30pm til 6:00pm

No age restrictions

?10

Come and see Aladdin this Christmas, a fantastic opportunity to see a professional pantomime in Weth...

Michael Buble tribute show.
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Michael Buble tribute show.

The Engine Shed, Wetherby

Saturday 2nd Dec

7:30pm til 1:00am

Minimum Age: 18

?10

A critically acclaimed Michael Buble tribute by one of the UK's leading vocal impressionists!

Xmas Bierkeller
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Xmas Bierkeller

The Engine Shed, Wetherby

Friday 8th Dec

7:00pm til 1:00am

Minimum Age: 18

?12

Looking for a unique Christmas Party?

Xmas Disco Party Nights
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Xmas Disco Party Nights

The Engine Shed, Wetherby

Saturday 9th Dec

7:30pm til 1:00am

Minimum Age: 18

?5

DJ playing all the best music from the past few decades and throwing in some festive classics!

Christmas Party Nights
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Christmas Party Nights

The Engine Shed, Wetherby

Thursday 14th Dec

7:00pm til 1:00am

Minimum Age: 18

30.00

Make sure your next Christmas Party is one to remember!

Eugene Hideaway Bridges
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Eugene Hideaway Bridges

The Live Room At Saltaire, Bradford

Friday 15th Dec

8:00pm til 10:30pm

No age restrictions

15.00

We couldn’t ask for a better show to close out 2017 here at TLR than the one and only Eugene H...

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