Christmas in Leeds

Christmas. That great Northern star shining brightly... the guiding light in the sky... And we're not talking about stables and wise men.

Leeds has fast become the brightest shining Northern Star, with the largest UK winter illuminations festival lighting miles of rope light, a staggering 12,000 lamps and 3000 hand crafted motifs – certainly enough to light up that festive spirit in you!

There's so much going on in Leeds at Christmas time, from the festive German markets to the hundreds of after-dark activities in the city's thriving night scene.

Don't forget too that Leeds is one of the best shopping cities in the country, so why not make the most of a Christmas shopping weekend here with an overnight stay and a festive meal?

From hotels, to restaurants to things to do, our Leeds Christmas guide takes care of it all.

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Christmas events in Leeds

Our most popular Leeds December events, snap up your tickets quick if you're going!
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T.Rextasy

Brudenell Social Club, Leeds

Friday 6th Dec

7:00pm til 11:00pm

Minimum Age: 14

Brudenell Social Club presents T.Rextasy

Darts Dazzler XIII
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Darts Dazzler XIII

New Dock Hall, Leeds

Wednesday 4th Dec

6:30pm til 11:30pm

Minimum Age: 18

Back for its 13 year the longest running darts exhibition in the UK

ABBA Reunion - Christmas Special
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ABBA Reunion - Christmas Special

Brudenell Social Club, Leeds

Friday 20th Dec

7:30pm til 11:00pm

Minimum Age: 14

Party night with this truly stunning ABBA Christmas special !

Comet is Coming
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Comet is Coming

Brudenell Social Club, Leeds

Tuesday 3rd Dec

7:30pm til 11:00pm

Minimum Age: 18

Now Wave present London based jazz, electronica, funk and psychedelic rock band, Comet is Coming liv...

Abba Sensation

Abba Sensation

Live Room, Cleckheaton

20th December

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Abba Sensation

Live Room, Cleckheaton

Friday 20th Dec

8:00pm til 1:00am

Minimum Age: 14

UK ABBA Tribute Band Sensation perform the greatest hits of ABBA in an energetic show From Waterloo...

Champions of Rock the Ultimate Queen Tribute
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Champions of Rock the Ultimate Queen Tribute

Morley Town Hall, Leeds

Saturday 21st Dec

6:30pm til 11:00pm

Minimum Age: 18

The UK's authorititive Queen Concert Show performed live in a two hour ROCK SPECTACULAR!

Punk n Crust Ft State of Decay, Prolefeed, Dehumanise, + more
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Punk n Crust Ft State of Decay, Prolefeed, Dehumanise, + more

1 In 12 Club, Bradford

Saturday 14th Dec

7:00pm til 11:00pm

Minimum Age: 18

Rebel Cat ends 2019 with a night of punk, crust and metal with Anarcho Hardcore Punk from the valley...

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