Christmas in Boscombe

Event Date: Events in November and December

17 November
Boscombe’s Christmas Celebration around the Tree
Boscombe, BH1 4SX
Boscombe is renowned as a creative hub where artists and designers choose to live and work. This year a mesmerising 15 metre Christmas Tree will be decorated with locally designed gift boxes. Will you recognise your own school’s gift box on display?
Christmas Tree lights switch on 2:15pm by The Mayor.

1 - 22 December
Boscombe’s Continental Christmas
Boscombe, BH1 4SX
This year Christmas in Boscombe will be celebrating its Bohemian community from Poland, Estonia, Latvia and Hungary, demonstrating handicrafts, artisanship, artistry and craftsmanship.  Don’t miss your opportunity to discover what a chimney cake looks like, to taste the 12 dishes and desserts which reflect the rich, multicultural culinary traditions of Poland or to buy a traditional Estonian Christmas Crown.

1 December
Boscombe Christmas Parade
Boscombe Pier, Sea Road, Boscombe BH5 1BN
Supported by the Sovereign Shopping Centre and Rotary Westbourne, don’t miss Boscombe’s annual Christmas Parade where you can see Santa arriving on his sleigh to open his Grotto in the shopping centre from 10am.
Christmas Parade commences at 9:45am at Boscombe Pier.

1 - 22 December
Rotary’s Renowned Santa’s Grotto
Sovereign Shopping Centre, 600 Christchurch Road, Boscombe BH1 4SX


  • Venue: Across Boscombe
  • Christchurch Road
  • Boscombe
  • Dorset
  • BH1 4AN