Christmas in South Tyneside

South Tyneside Winter Parade

An unforgettable evening of joy and festive spirit for all the family to enjoy!

Santa's Grotto at Haven Point

Meet Santa Claus at his special grotto at South Shields Seafront.

Civic Carol Concert

A festive celebration featuring some of the area's most talented youngsters.

Christmas Fairs and Markets

See a list of Christmas fairs and markets where you can pick up gifts and decorations.

Festive music

Get in the Christmas spirit and enjoy festive music in South Tyneside.


Enjoy lots of family fun at pantomimes across South Tyneside.

Ice skating at Ocean Beach Pleasure Park

Enjoy ice skating at Ocean Beach Pleasure Park.

View our festive events calendar

Search our list of festive events at South Tyneside's key attractions and other venues.

Small Business Saturday

A national initiative to support, inspire and promote small businesses and encourage people to shop locally.

Shop local, support local

For your Christmas shopping, the area's town centres and villages have a selection of high street names and independent shops to browse.

Love Exploring App

Enjoy the FREE Love Exploring App this festive season.