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Town centre events

There are plenty of events and activities in Bridgend County Borough's town centres to keep the whole family entertained.

Upcoming events and activities this Christmas include:

  • Artisan Christmas Food, Craft and Gift Market
  • Christmas light switch-on
  • Santa’s Grotto
  • Victorian Christmas

Bridgend Lions Christmas Grotto

Saturday 26 November

Carnegie House

Join the Bridgend Lions for their Christmas Grotto.

Cost: £7.00 per child which will include a quality gift.

Please note: There is a 70p online booking fee.

Bridgend Town Council Christmas Lights

Saturday 26 November, 12pm onwards

Bridgend town centre

Join us for the Christmas Lights switch on, Santa parade and entertainment.

Pencoed Christmas Lights

Friday 2 December 2022, 6pm

The Square, Pencoed

Join Pencoed Town Council for their Christmas lights switch on event. Plus, don’t miss Santa who will make a short tour of the town area.

Artisan Christmas Food, Craft and Gift Market

3 December 2022, 10:00 am - 3:00 pm

Bridgend Town Centre

Market featuring independent producers, talented crafters, artisan makers and a few tasty surprises! Meet friends, support local, shop, eat and enjoy!
Hosted by Green Top Events Ltd

Bridgend Lions Christmas Grotto

Saturday 3 December

Carnegie House           

Join the Bridgend Lions for their Christmas Grotto.

Cost: £7.00 per child which will include a quality gift.

Please note: There is a 70p online booking fee.

Porthcawl Victorian Christmas

Saturday 3 December, 10am – 4pm

Porthcawl Museum / John Street bandstand

Join Porthcawl Museum for a Victorian Christmas this December with re-enactors, carol singing, Victorian toys, Victorian decorations, Victorian photoshoot, snow machine, Victorian crafts, Santa’s grotto, and don’t forget to visit the museum shop for some stocking fillers!

Lantern Parade and Christmas Tree Lighting

Saturday 3 December

Porthcawl Harbour and Griffin Park, Porthcawl

Enjoy the festivities at the Town Council’s Christmas light switch on.       

Maesteg Town Council Christmas Lights Parade

Saturday 3 December

Maesteg

Maesteg Town Council is excited to announce that the Christmas Parade is back on Saturday 3 December 2022.

Bridgend Lions Christmas Grotto

Saturday 10 December

Carnegie House

Join the Bridgend Lions for their Christmas Grotto.

Cost: £7.00 per child which will include a quality gift.

Please note: There is a 70p online booking fee.

Bridgend Lions Christmas Grotto

Saturday 17 December

Carnegie House

Join the Bridgend Lions for their Christmas Grotto.

Cost: £7.00 per child which will include a quality gift.

Please note: There is a 70p online booking fee.

Artisan Christmas Food, Craft and Gift Market

Saturday 17 December

John Street, Porthcawl

Market featuring independent producers, talented crafters, artisan makers and a few tasty surprises! Meet friends, support local, shop, eat and enjoy!
Hosted by Green Top Events Ltd

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