26th November 2017 to 27th November 2017
Ulverston Dickensian Christmas Festival, one of the best events of it’s kind in the country. Attracting thousands of people every year to enjoy the wonderful atmosphere of a traditional market town in the Dickensian era. Ulverston puts on a tremendous show every year marking the start of the Christmas season and bringing a little Christmas magic to both young and old. The historic market town is full of fantastic shops, great pubs and cafes, cobbled streets and the Dickensian Festival boasts a huge variety of free entertainment, free events for children, fabulous Christmas market stalls with lots of unique gifts and festive food, costume competitions, horse drawn carriages, music, dancing. Bring the family and the kids, stay for a day or the whole weekend, ride the Victorian Helter Skelter, take in the smell of Roast Chestnuts or Hog Roasts and listen to the Brass Bands bringing Christmas cheer to all. If you really want to get into the spirit of the festival, why not come in costume and take part in the grand parade around the town.