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📰 Flying Santa is back!

    • Southampton Christmas Festival

    Southampton Christmas Festival

Family favourite, 'Flying Santa' will return to Southampton High Street as part of this year's Christmas market.
 
The Southampton Christmas Festival takes place on Above Bar pedestrian precinct on Saturday 12 November - Friday 23 December 2016. It features a traditional German market operated by internationally renowned WELA Märkte featuring totally unique, individually designed alpine chalets with traditional German fayre, from bratwurst and waffles to gingerbread hearts and candied fruit. 
 
The market includes over 40 independent stallholders offering a range of hand-made, authentic gifts including wooden toys, baskets, soaps, lamps, jewellery as well as Christmas decorations. 
 
This free festival also boasts daily entertainment with regular performances from local musicians and schoolchildren. 
  
Chalet opening hours: 10am - 8pm 
Bar opening hours - 10am - 10pm
 
There are two Flying Santa shows on Monday - Saturday at 5pm and 7pm, Sundays 3pm and 5pm. (Subject to weather conditions).
 
Sponsorship Opportunity
Want to be a co-sponsor for the Christmas market?
There are three levels of sponsorship available, each offering an exceptional return on investment. For full details please download the pdf and contact or call 023 8083 2000 in order to secure a sponsorship package or to find out more.