Popular Events

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Strathaven Reindeer Day

Strathaven Reindeer Day

10 December 2017
Come along to Strathaven on Sunday 10th December from Midday for the annual visit from Santa and his team of reindeer!
M&Ds Santas Magical Wonderland

M&Ds Santas Magical Wonderland

18 November 2017 - 24 December 2017
Santas Magical Wonderland returns to M&Ds Theme Park for 2017 - it's festive fun for all the family!
Santa Visits Calderglen

Santa Visits Calderglen

02 December 2017 - 24 December 2017
Santa Claus will be here to see you and your family this December at Calderglen Country Park!
Christmas at New Lanark

Christmas at New Lanark

02 December 2017 - 24 December 2017
Join us at New Lanark World Heritage Site to enjoy a magical family day out this Christmas!
Jack and the Beanstalk

Jack and the Beanstalk

17 November 2017 - 07 January 2018
If you love to laugh then don’t miss your chance to see Jack and the Beanstalk at Motherwell Theatre this festive season!
Father Christmas at Summerlee

Father Christmas at Summerlee

02 December 2017 - 24 December 2017
Visit the enchanting Winter Wonderland and Santa's Grotto this Christmas at Coatbridge's Summerlee Museum!
Santa at Chatelherault!

Santa at Chatelherault!

02 December 2017 - 24 December 2017
Visit Santa himself in his magical log cabin this December at Chatelherault Country Park!
M&D’s Christmas Craft & Gift Market

M&D’s Christmas Craft & Gift Market

02 December 2017 - 24 December 2017
Come in out of the cold and discover everything you'll ever need for Christmas at M&D'S Christmas Market!
Elf School Craft Workshop

Elf School Craft Workshop

02 December 2017 - 23 December 2017
Come along and have fun making your own Christmas decoration with the elves at Calderglen Country Park!
Little Elf’s Winter Workshops

Little Elf’s Winter Workshops

03 December 2017 - 17 December 2017
Can your little elves help our big elves in Santa’s workshop at Chatelherault this year?
Lanark Market Car Boot Sale

Lanark Market Car Boot Sale

17 September 2017 - 31 December 2017
An undercover car boot sale is held at Lanark Agricultural Market every Sunday throughout the year from 8am to 2pm!
M&D’s On Ice

M&D’s On Ice

18 November 2017 - 07 January 2018
Enjoy the perfect festive day out at M&D’s. Skate day and night with family and friends at Scotland’s most magical ice rink!
Father Christmas’ Grotto at Dobbies Sandyholm

Father Christmas’ Grotto at Dobbies Sandyholm

18 November 2017 - 24 December 2017
Bring your little ones along to Dobbies Sandyholm for an exciting festive experience at Father Christmas’ Grotto!
A Christmas Pantomime - Cinderella

A Christmas Pantomime - Cinderella

10 December 2017
Join Cinderella, her fairy godmother and best friend Buster for a fabulous Christmas Pantomime at Dalziel Park!
Father Christmas’ Grotto at Dobbies Cumbernauld

Father Christmas’ Grotto at Dobbies Cumbernauld

18 November 2017 - 24 December 2017
Bring your little ones along to Dobbies Cumbernauld for an exciting festive experience at Father Christmas’ Grotto!
Beauty and the Beast

Beauty and the Beast

09 December 2017 - 22 December 2017
Cheer the goodies and boo the baddies when family panto, Beauty and the Beast comes to Rutherglen Town Hall!
Broadlees Golf Santa’s Grotto

Broadlees Golf Santa’s Grotto

18 November 2017 - 24 December 2017
Wrap up warm and join Broadlees Golf on a magical journey to their first ever Santa’s Grotto!
Red Hot Chilli Pipers

Red Hot Chilli Pipers

10 December 2017
This festive season its time to come close to the fire, join Red Hot Chilli Pipers for their 15th anniversary tour!
Peter Pan

Peter Pan

17 November 2016 - 08 January 2017
Fly away to Neverland this Christmas with Peter Pan, the pantomime event of the year at Motherwell Theatre!
Lanark Christmas Market & Christmas Lights Switch On

Lanark Christmas Market & Christmas Lights Switch On

18 November 2017
Head to Lanark for a fun filled family day out at the Christmas Market & Christmas Lights Switch On!
Winterfest Fun Day and Craft Fayre

Winterfest Fun Day and Craft Fayre

09 December 2017
Palacerigg Country Park is hosting their annual Winterfest Fun Day and Craft Fayre on Saturday 9th December!
Elves Wildlife Workshops

Elves Wildlife Workshops

09 December 2017 - 10 December 2017
Make christmas gifts to take home for your garden wildlife on the Falls of Clyde Elves Wildlife Workshops!
Messy Christmas - Uddingston

Messy Christmas - Uddingston

10 December 2017
Join Mess Around Lanarkshire for their Messy Christmas event at Viewpark Parish Church on December 10th!
Festive Family Fun at NL Heritage Centre

Festive Family Fun at NL Heritage Centre

02 December 2017 - 30 December 2017
There's lots of festive fun for all the family on offer this December at North Lanarkshire Heritage Centre!
The Crafters Roadshow - East Kilbride

The Crafters Roadshow - East Kilbride

23 November 2017 - 24 December 2017
Shop from the best in Scottish Crafts and support your local makers at The Crafters Roadshow at EK, East Kilbride!
Outdoor Christmas Market

Outdoor Christmas Market

03 December 2017 - 17 December 2017
Chatelherault Country Park is holding Outdoor Christmas Markets on Sunday 3rd and Sunday 17th December!
Christmas Fete

Christmas Fete

10 December 2017
Clyde Valley Care Home in Carstairs are holding their annual Christmas Fete on Sunday 10th December.
Breakfast or Tea with Father Christmas at Dobbies Sandyholm

Breakfast or Tea with Father Christmas at Dobbies Sandyholm

18 November 2017 - 24 December 2017
Make it a Christmas to remember and see your child's eyes light up as they tuck into breakfast or tea with Santa!
The Pied Piper

The Pied Piper

13 December 2017 - 16 December 2017
Greenhills Panto Club‎ bring their pantomime, The Pied Piper, to East Kilbride Village Theatre between December 13th & 16th!
Jack and the Beanstalk

Jack and the Beanstalk

29 November 2017 - 17 December 2017
Studio32 return to East Kilbride Arts Centre with the classic family pantomime, Jack and the Beanstalk!
The Roy Orbison Story

The Roy Orbison Story

10 February 2018
Celebrate the 30th anniversary of the musical legacy of The Big O and The Traveling Wilburys with Barry Steele!
FREE entry to National Museum of Rural Life

FREE entry to National Museum of Rural Life

11 December 2017 - 17 December 2017
Escape to the countryside for FREE at the National Museum of Rural Life, East Kilbride between December 11th & 17th!
A Very Merry Christmas Party

A Very Merry Christmas Party

02 December 2017 - 16 December 2017
Children of all ages can enjoy seasonal treats with music and games at Chatelherault's Christmas parties!
Christmas Party Nights

Christmas Party Nights

02 December 2017 - 22 December 2017
Looking for a Christmas Party with a wonderful atmosphere? Book your place now at Colville Park Country Club!