Category: News

Christmas Celebration Postponed

The Windermere Christmas Celebration is being postponed until 2021 and will not take place on 12th and 13th December 2020. The decision was not taken lightly and the organising team is saddened to not be able to go ahead with the event. The successful event draws crowds of thousands from across the Country to Windermere to enjoy food, drink and… Read more →

Businesses see surge in sales in run up to Christmas Celebration event

Occupancy levels revealed by hotel as organisers hail event as huge success before it starts Local businesses are set for a bumper weekend this December as thousands of visitors descend on a Lake District town for a Christmas Celebration. According to organisers, the Windermere Christmas Celebration brings in an average of 10,000 visitors a year for the weekend-long event at… Read more →

Ice Rink Tickets on Sale

UPDATE: ONLINE BOOKING NOW CLOSED LIMITED AVAILABILITY LEFT – CASH ONLY The centre-piece of this year’s Christmas Celebration is now bookable online Preparations to bring an ice rink to this year’s Windermere Christmas Celebration have been completed and tickets for the attraction have been released for online sale, organisers said. The ice rink will be open for skaters of all levels… Read more →

Windermere On Ice

Get your skates on at the 2019 Windermere Christmas Celebration Ice rink made possible by generous donation from Lakes Hospitality Association, organisers confirm Organisers of Windermere Christmas Celebration are delighted to confirm the wonderful addition of an ice-skating rink for this year’s event on Saturday 14thDecember and Sunday 15th December 2019. The Lakes Hospitality Association, has confirmed that they will… Read more →

Windermere Christmas Celebration successful despite challenges

Windermere hosted its third successful Christmas Celebration last weekend despite challenging circumstances. Thousands of residents and visitors braved wind and rain on the Saturday and bustled shoulder to shoulder on a very busy, sunny Sunday. The event hosted over thirty stalls featuring local Christmas Craft as well as food and drink, all complemented by street performers and live music. The community… Read more →

Cheeky Elves cause mischief in Windermere

Father Christmas has lost some naughty elves in Windermere and needs help tracking them down. The elves are causing trouble around the town and Father Christmas has made the unprecedented plea for public help in tracking them down. The Elves are missing from Elf School and have left notes with what they are planning to get up to. Father Christmas… Read more →

Free parking in Windermere on Sunday 9th December

Shoppers and traders are being given a festive boost with free parking on South Lakeland District Council (SLDC) operated pay-and-display car parks on Sundays in December in the run-up to Christmas. The offer applies to the Westmorland Shopping Centre Car Park in Kendal and all pay-and-display car parks operated by SLDC in the district, with the specific exceptions of the… Read more →

2018 Applications are here

  Windermere Christmas Celebration Applications We have put together this years application, which gives everyone a chance to apply for 2018. Windermere Christmas Celebration will take place on Saturday 8th and Sunday 9th December 2018! With so many applications coming in the closing date with be 31st May 2018 and you will know if you are booked in by the… Read more →