Christmas And New Year events in Lanarkshire

View all the upcoming Christmas And New Year events taking place throughout Lanarkshire below or use the calendar to find events taking place on a specific month or date.

Events in Lanarkshire

The Crafters Roadshow - East Kilbride

The Crafters Roadshow - East Kilbride

Selected dates between 24th March 2022 - 2nd October 2022

Shop from the best in Scottish Crafts and support your local makers at The Crafters Roadshow at EK, East Kilbride!
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Cinderella

Cinderella

13th November 2022 - 2nd January 2023

Motherwell Theatre have once again teamed up with Spillers Pantomimes to bring their production of Cinderella to the venue this Christmas!
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GinFall Festival Hamilton

GinFall Festival Hamilton

19th November 2022

Now established as THE BIGGEST One Day Gin Festival in Scotland, GinFall returns to the Hamilton Town House on Saturday 19th November for a Christmas Extravaganza of Gin, Live Music & Cocktails!
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Winter Tales

Winter Tales

26th November 2022 - 28th January 2023

Winter Tales at North Lanarkshire Heritage Centre is an enchanting winter exhibition for families and younger visitors!
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Festive Wreath Making at Baron’s Haugh

Festive Wreath Making at Baron’s Haugh

10th December 2022

Join the RSPB to enjoy a seasonal wander around Baron's Haugh to gather all kinds of natural craft materials and make your own festive wreath!
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Maw Goose

Maw Goose

10th December 2022 - 11th December 2022

From the producers that brought you last year's hit family pantomime 'Britney and the Beast' Insideout Theatre Productions Ltd return to Lanark Memorial Hall with Maw Goose!
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Maw Goose

Maw Goose

16th December 2022 - 29th December 2022

From the producers that brought you last year's hit family pantomime 'Britney and the Beast' Insideout Theatre Productions Ltd return to East Kilbride Village Theatre with Maw Goose!
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Christmas Crooners

Christmas Crooners

21st December 2022

Guaranteed to get you in the festive mood, come and sing along to great songs from Christmas past with the Christmas Crooners at Motherwell Concert Hall on December 21st!
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Events in East Renfrewshire

Big Vern n the Shootahs

Big Vern n the Shootahs

25th November 2022

The sensational Big Vern n the Shootahs are renowned throughout the live music circuit as the ultimate feel-good band, catch them live at Giffnock North AAC on Friday 25th November!

Find out about Big Vern n the Shootahs on What's On East Renfrewshire
Barrhead Foundry Indoor Market Festive Weekend

Barrhead Foundry Indoor Market Festive Weekend

26th November 2022 - 27th November 2022

Barrhead Foundry Indoor Market is back for a special Festive Weekend edition on Saturday 26th and Sunday 27th November!

Find out about Barrhead Foundry Indoor Market Festive Weekend on What's On East Renfrewshire

Events in Edinburgh and the Lothians

Christmas at the Botanics

Christmas at the Botanics

17th November 2022 - 30th December 2022

Explore the sights and sounds of Christmas in this magical after dark experience when it returns to the Royal Botanic Gardens in Edinburgh!

Find out about Christmas at the Botanics on What's On Edinburgh
Scottish Ballet: The Snow Queen

Scottish Ballet: The Snow Queen

19th November 2022 - 10th December 2022

Scottish Ballet’s spectacular and much-loved production of The Snow Queen returns to the stage in 2022, after its sell-out tour in 2019.

Find out about Scottish Ballet: The Snow Queen on What's On Edinburgh
The Snow Queen

The Snow Queen

24th November 2022 - 4th January 2023

The Royal Lyceum Theatre Edinburgh is delighted to present a brand new adaptation of Hans Christian Andersen's The Snow Queen for Christmas 2022.

Find out about The Snow Queen on What's On Edinburgh
Mother Goose

Mother Goose

2nd December 2022 - 28th December 2022

Howden Park Centre and Martin and Martin Theatre company present Mother Goose - our pantomime for 2022!

Find out about Mother Goose on What's On Edinburgh
Love Actually In Concert - Film With Live Orchestra

Love Actually In Concert - Film With Live Orchestra

7th December 2022

Love Actually will once again be screened live across the UK with a full orchestra performing its enchanting score – just in time for Christmas!

Find out about Love Actually In Concert - Film With Live Orchestra on What's On Edinburgh
Buddy Holly & The Cricketers - Holly at Christmas 2022

Buddy Holly & The Cricketers - Holly at Christmas 2022

9th December 2022

Buddy Holly and the Cricketers once again herald in the Yuletide festivities with Holly at Christmas 2022, the show that is now as traditional as mulled wine and mince pies!

Find out about Buddy Holly & The Cricketers - Holly at Christmas 2022 on What's On Edinburgh
Family Wreath Making

Family Wreath Making

10th December 2022

Get hands on at Hopetoun and create your own beautiful wreath and make some other Christmas crafts and ornaments to hang on your tree.

Find out about Family Wreath Making on What's On Edinburgh
Wreath Making

Wreath Making

10th December 2022

Get hands on at Hopetoun House and create your own beautiful wreath completely from scratch in this workshop on 10th December! For adults only.

Find out about Wreath Making on What's On Edinburgh
Collabro

Collabro

11th December 2022

Following a sell-out UK Tour, Collabro, the world’s most popular musical theatre vocal group, have announced a dazzling new tour for 2022 with a date at the Usher Hall on 11th December!

Find out about Collabro on What's On Edinburgh
Royal Rhyme Time: Christmas Ceilidh

Royal Rhyme Time: Christmas Ceilidh

12th December 2022

Join us to hear stories about celebrations and play a special game called the Feast of the Bean. With music and dancing in our Christmas ceilidh, suitable for children aged four and under!

Find out about Royal Rhyme Time: Christmas Ceilidh on What's On Edinburgh
Abbamania’s 2022 Christmas Party

Abbamania’s 2022 Christmas Party

16th December 2022

You can dance, you can jive, having the time of your life. So dust off your platforms, put on your flares and come along and enjoy an unforgettable Christmas night with Abbamania!

Find out about Abbamania’s 2022 Christmas Party on What's On Edinburgh
Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs

Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs

17th December 2022 - 22nd January 2023

Experience Edinburgh's most lavish festive production as fabulous as ever, packed full of music, magic, laughter and fun for the whole family!

Find out about Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs on What's On Edinburgh
The Gift

The Gift

17th December 2022 - 4th January 2023

This festive show will ignite a playfulness, inspiring children and their families to find new games together when it’s their turn to open gifts!

Find out about The Gift on What's On Edinburgh

Events in Fife

Cinderella: Panto 2022

Cinderella: Panto 2022

3rd December 2022 - 31st December 2022

Polish your pumpkins, dust off your gowns and grab your glass slippers as the Christmas 2022 pantomime Cinderella, is coming to Rothes Halls!

Find out about Cinderella: Panto 2022 on What's On Fife
Cowdenbeath Community Theatre Presents: Rapunzel

Cowdenbeath Community Theatre Presents: Rapunzel

7th December 2022 - 10th December 2022

Come along and enjoy as ‘Cowdenbeath Community Theatre’ presents ‘Rapunzel’ , complete with all the usual family friendly pantomime traditions, to you get you in a magically festive mood.

Find out about Cowdenbeath Community Theatre Presents: Rapunzel on What's On Fife
Elf The Musical

Elf The Musical

7th December 2022 - 10th December 2022

The heart-warming story of how human Buddy (who was raised by Santa’s elves at the North Pole), travels to New York to find his real father, falls in love and brings Christmas happiness to eveyone.

Find out about Elf The Musical on What's On Fife
Christmas Panto 2022: Beauty & the Beast

Christmas Panto 2022: Beauty & the Beast

8th December 2022 - 28th December 2022

Our 2022 pantomime will be…… Beauty and the Beast! Oh yes it is! The show will see the return of panto legend Ian ‘Sheepie’ Smith.

Find out about Christmas Panto 2022: Beauty & the Beast on What's On Fife
Nardone’s Academy of Performing Arts presents: Cinderella

Nardone’s Academy of Performing Arts presents: Cinderella

19th December 2022 - 22nd December 2022

Nardone’s Academy of Performing Arts are bringing you yet another fun-filled extravaganza production… The fairest pantomime of them all - Cinderella!

Events in Glasgow

Bad Manners

Bad Manners

3rd June 2022

Bad Manners featuring Buster Bloodvessel and co. will give a crackin' good show of aggressive and highly danceable good-time ska at Slay Glasgow on Friday 3rd June!

Find out about Bad Manners on What's On Glasgow
The Creative Craft Show / Crafts for Christmas

The Creative Craft Show / Crafts for Christmas

13th October 2022 - 16th October 2022

Two events for the price of one! The Creative Craft Show and Crafts for Christmas at the SEC Glasgow in October is the ultimate day out for hobbyists and crafters!

Find out about The Creative Craft Show / Crafts for Christmas on What's On Glasgow
The Wonderful Wizard of Oz

The Wonderful Wizard of Oz

23rd November 2022 - 8th January 2023

Book your tickets for this year's Tron-take on the classic tale, The Wonderful Wizard of Oz, and get ready to boo, hiss and click your heels together three times!

Find out about The Wonderful Wizard of Oz on What's On Glasgow
Sleeping Beauty

Sleeping Beauty

25th November 2022 - 2nd January 2023

Fresh from the dizzy heights of success of Jack and The Beanstalk, the enchanting writing duo Fraser Boyle and Ken Alexander spin you into the magical tale of Sleeping Beauty!

Find out about Sleeping Beauty on What's On Glasgow
Beauty And The Beast

Beauty And The Beast

26th November 2022 - 31st December 2022

One of the most romantic pantos of all time, Beauty and the Beast stars pantomime legends Elaine C Smith and Johnny Mac, in what will be a spectacular and enchanting production for all the family!

Find out about Beauty And The Beast on What's On Glasgow
Status Quo and Shakin’ Stevens

Status Quo and Shakin’ Stevens

26th November 2022

Britain's best-loved rockers STATUS QUO are extending their 'Out Out Quoing' tour with six additional Christmas dates including a night at the SEC Glasgow with very special guest Shakin' Stevens!

Find out about Status Quo and Shakin’ Stevens on What's On Glasgow
Fairytale of New York

Fairytale of New York

29th November 2022

Direct from the West End and after a phenomenal sell out debut tour Fairytale of New York is back with an even bigger production for 2022, it’s the ultimate feel good Irish-inspired Christmas show!

Find out about Fairytale of New York on What's On Glasgow
The Magical Adventures Of Aladdin

The Magical Adventures Of Aladdin

1st December 2022 - 8th January 2023

The Magical Adventures Of Aladdin is the Pavilion Theatre Glasgow's magical new panto for 2022!

Find out about The Magical Adventures Of Aladdin on What's On Glasgow
Sleeping Senga

Sleeping Senga

2nd December 2022 - 31st December 2022

Insideout Theatre Productions return to Websters Theatre Glasgow with their all-singing, all-dancing banterous family Pantomime... Sleeping Senga!

Find out about Sleeping Senga on What's On Glasgow
Loch Lomond Shores Christmas Festival

Loch Lomond Shores Christmas Festival

3rd December 2022 - 4th December 2022

Loch Lomond Shores is set to host their fantastic Christmas Festival on Saturday 3rd and Sunday 4th December featuring street food, children's entertainers and rides, live entertainment and more!

Find out about Loch Lomond Shores Christmas Festival on What's On Glasgow
Love Actually In Concert - The Film with Live Orchestra

Love Actually In Concert - The Film with Live Orchestra

4th December 2022

Love Actually, the star-studded rom-com that has become a Christmas classic, returns to Glasgow Royal Concert Hall this December with a full orchestra performing its soundtrack live to screen!

Elf - A Christmas Arena Spectacular

Elf - A Christmas Arena Spectacular

10th December 2022 - 11th December 2022

ELF, the hit West End and Broadway musical based on the Hollywood blockbuster movie starring Will Ferrell, has been supersized into a festive spectacular and it's returning to Glasgow this Christmas!

Find out about Elf - A Christmas Arena Spectacular on What's On Glasgow
The Unicorn Christmas Disco Ball

The Unicorn Christmas Disco Ball

10th December 2022

The Unicorn Disco Ball touches down in Glasgow on Saturday 10th December at the legendary Platform (formerly The Arches) celebrating all things DISCO!

Find out about The Unicorn Christmas Disco Ball on What's On Glasgow
Phil Cunningham’s Christmas Songbook

Phil Cunningham’s Christmas Songbook

13th December 2022

Phil Cunningham returns to The Glasgow Royal Concert Hall with his extremely popular annual Christmas Songbook on Tuesday 13th December!

Find out about Phil Cunningham’s Christmas Songbook on What's On Glasgow
Scottish Ballet - The Snow Queen

Scottish Ballet - The Snow Queen

14th December 2022 - 8th January 2023

Scottish Ballet's spectacular and much-loved production of The Snow Queen returns to the Theatre Royal Glasgow, after its sell-out tour in 2019!

Find out about Scottish Ballet - The Snow Queen on What's On Glasgow
RSNO At The Movies - Christmas Concert Featuring The Snowman

RSNO At The Movies - Christmas Concert Featuring The Snowman

17th December 2022

Join the RSNO this December for a special feast of Christmas cheer! Watch the magical film The Snowman on the big screen, accompanied by the Orchestra and narrated by a very special star guest!

ABBAMANIA

ABBAMANIA

22nd December 2022

Dust off your platforms, put on your flares and come along and enjoy an unforgettable Christmas night out with ABBAMANIA at the Glasgow Royal Concert Hall on 22nd December!

Find out about ABBAMANIA on What's On Glasgow
RSNO At The Movies - Gaspard’s Christmas

RSNO At The Movies - Gaspard’s Christmas

24th December 2022

Join the RSNO for this special Christmas treat... perfect for little ones to enjoy, this concert will also feature Christmas favourites including When Santa Got Stuck up the Chimney and Jingle Bells!

Find out about RSNO At The Movies - Gaspard’s Christmas on What's On Glasgow
Leona Lewis

Leona Lewis

29th November 2023

Record-breaking global sensation Leona Lewis starts her Christmas With Love Tour at the SEC Armadillo, Glasgow on 29th November 2023!

Find out about Leona Lewis on What's On Glasgow

Events in Renfrewshire and Inverclyde

BGCP Comic & Toy Market: Greenock

BGCP Comic & Toy Market: Greenock

Selected dates between 14th January 2022 - 26th November 2022

The BGCP is back for 2022! Don't miss them when they return with their popular Comic & Toy Market to the Oak Mall Greenock!

Find out about BGCP Comic & Toy Market: Greenock on What's On Renfrewshire
Cinderella

Cinderella

26th November 2022 - 3rd December 2022

Johnstone Phoenix proudly present their return to Pantoland performing Cinderella from the 26th November to 3rd December at Johnstone Town Hall!

Find out about Cinderella on What's On Renfrewshire
Big Braw Christmas Show

Big Braw Christmas Show

9th December 2022

Join Jamie King McArthur and Mark Dawson for a night of festive fun and dancing when they bring the Big Braw Christmas Show to Mossedge Village!

Find out about Big Braw Christmas Show on What's On Renfrewshire

Events in Stirling and Falkirk

Maw Goose

Maw Goose

2nd December 2022 - 31st December 2022

It's panto time! Boo, hiss and singalong with your friends and family when Maw Goose comes to Macrobert Arts Centre this festive season!

Find out about Maw Goose on What's On Stirling
Phil Cunningham’s Christmas Songbook

Phil Cunningham’s Christmas Songbook

14th December 2022

Phil Cunningham brings his massively successful Christmas Songbook back to The Albert Halls on 14th December. What better way to get into the festive spirit!

Find out about Phil Cunningham’s Christmas Songbook on What's On Stirling

Events in Other Areas

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Chatelherault Market
Held weekly on Sundays Chatelherault Market showcases the best of hand-made products from designers and producers across Scotland!
Lanark Market Car Boot Sale
An undercover car boot sale is held at Lanark Agricultural Market on Sundays throughout the year from 8am to 2pm!
New Lanark Markets
New Lanark's regular indoor and outdoor market's showcase the best of hand-made products from designers and producers across Scotland!
Dave Gorman: Powerpoint to the People
Dave Gorman will bring his new live show 'Powerpoint to the People' to Motherwell Concert Hall on Thursday 20th October!
Meet The Maker Market
Organised by Continental Marketplace the Meet The Maker Market at M&Ds showcases a variety of Scottish vendors, who both make and sell their own products, selling from artisan wooden chalets!

Popular Venues

Airdrie Town Hall East Kilbride Arts Centre East Kilbride Village Theatre Lanark Memorial Hall Motherwell Concert Hall and Theatre Rutherglen Town Hall The Town House Hamilton