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Until Dec 23 - Thursford Christmas Spectacular

The festive extravaganza of music, variety, dance and comedy is the largest Christmas show outside London. Ticket prizes have been frozen for 2019 and can be purchased here.

Until Dec 24 - Father Christmas at Banham Zoo

Bring your friends and family to enjoy the magic of Christmas at Banham Zoo, where your children can meet Father Christmas and receive a fantastic gift! Details

Until Dec 24 - Christmas Celebration at Roarr! Dinosaur Adventure

With lots of activities, festive entertainment and surprises and the chance to meet the big man himself, come and join us for the day in the lead up to Christmas. Details

Until Jan 5 - The Snowman and The Snowdog BRICKLIVE at Banham Zoo

The Snowman and The Snowdog fans will be able to meet their favourite characters this Christmas as Banham Zoo hosts a magical new tour, The Snowman™ and The Snowdog brick trail, presented and built by BRICKLIVE. Details

Until Jan 5 - Christmas Spectacular Circus & Water Show at The Hippodrome, Gt Yarmouth

This new Norfolk tradition combines the best in International Circus Artistes, the unique water spectacle with Aerialists, Synchronised Swimmers, Giant Fountains and the magic of Christmas with comedian Ben Langley and sensational acrobats with over 50 performers. Details

Dec 14-15 - Father Christmas at Fairhaven Woodland and Water Garden

Have yourself a woodland Christmas experience in the winter garden. Take a stroll through our woodland to meet the reindeer and visit Father Christmas tucked away among the trees. Details

Dec 14-15 - Christmas at Mannington Hall

Come and enjoy a traditional Christmas at Mannington. The hall will be traditionally decorated, there will be music, festive fayre and Christmas activities. Children can visit the Christmas Fairy. Details

Dec 14-23 - An Audience with Father Christmas at Holkham Hall

This is your chance to treat your children to a close up encounter with Father and Mother Christmas in the beautiful Saloon at Holkham, which will be filled with sparkling decorations. Details

Christmas at Holkham

Dec 19-20 - Victorian Family Christmas at Gressenhall

Turn back the clock and enjoy a traditional festive celebration, with a complementary glass of mulled wine and mince pie. Details

Dec 25 - Christmas Day Swim at Hunstanton

Swimmers in fancy dress raise money for charity by braving the icy waters of the Wash from Hunstanton Central Prom. Details

Dec 26 - Boxing Day Dip at Cromer beach

This event is firmly fixed in the Christmas Calendar and raises money for a worthy cause. Dare you? Details

Jan 1 2020 - New Year's Day Fireworks at Cromer beach

Make sure to have your eyes to the skies on New Year’s Day as the annual firework display returns to Cromer Pier. Details

Jan 1 2020 - New Year's Day Races at Fakenham Racecourse

Join one of the biggest race meetings on New Year’s Day for a day full of excitement and thrills of racing with plenty to do and see for the family members of all ages. Details

June 21 2020 - Run Sandringham

Brand new for 2020, Run Sandringham looks forward to welcoming hundreds of runners of all abilities and ages to the Royal Estate, to run a Half Marathon, 5K or Community Mile, and will aim to raise many thousands of pounds for good causes. Details

July 1-2 2020 - Royal Norfolk Show

Two days of the year when the county comes together at The Showground. Details

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Whooper swans, Welney

Enjoy the Winter Wildlife Safari of migrating birds, England's largest seal colony, as well as the Festival of Swans at Welney


King's Lynn Lumiere

It's half-term - all the attractions are open again and King's Lynn Lumiere lights up the town


Feeding the lambs at Wroxham Barns
Longer days, Easter holidays - come and feed the lambs, experience Museums Week or find a beach of your own


Amazona soft ball fun

You'd be a fool not to visit with Cromer crabs back in season. And don't worry about April showers - most of our attractions have inside facilities


Norfolk & Norwich Festival outside The Forum

Events to enjoy include the Norfolk & Norwich Festival, Broads Outdoor Festival and Cromer and Sheringham Crab and Lobster Festival


Al fresco in Tombland

The longest days let you stay on the beach all day and eat al fresco in the evening. Oh, it's the Royal Norfolk Show too!


Great Yarmouth seafront fireworks
Festivals at King's Lynn and Holt, coastal carnivals, fireworks at Great Yarmouth and the Sandringham Flower Show


Blickling Proms
There's outdoor events across the county, including theatre and film, family fun and shows at seaside resorts and over 90 miles of coast to explore


Out There, Great Yarmouth
Don't miss the Out There and Maritime Festivals at Great Yarmouth, 1940s weekend at Sheringham and the North Norfolk Food Festival at Holkham


Halloween at Holkham
It's Autumn half-term, there's Halloween events, a Beer Festival in Norwich's Halls, and the migrating birds are returning


Jarrolds department store, Norwich
Christmas is coming... there's great shopping in the market towns and in Norwich, the Cromer Pier Christmas show is on, and remember, remember the 5th of November


Norwich Castle
There are pantomimes and festive shows, Christmas lights abound, or you could just enjoy the migrating birds and largest seal colony in England