However you like to prepare for the festive season, there is plenty to do in our lovely county.
Many cities across Europe have Christmas markets, but you do not need to travel out of Pembrokeshire to find the same delights to enjoy nearer home. Much of the produce and unique gifts will be locally sourced too.
If you’d like some inspiration and original ideas for Christmas presents this year, visit:
St. Nicholas Market, Saundersfoot: 5th – 7th December
Oriel y Parc Christmas Market, St. David’s: Saturday 6th December
Carew Castle Christmas Market: Sunday 7th December
National Trust Southwood Farm, Roch , Christmas Fair: Saturday 12th December
The Tudor Merchant’s House has a special Tudor Christmas event every weekend, courtesy of the National Trust.
Seeing the Christmas lights switch on in our town or village heralds the festivities to follow. You can enjoy this spectacle in your area on the dates and times below:-
Pembroke: 6.30pm Friday 27th November
Haverfordwest: 6pm Saturday 28th November (lots of fun from 3pm)
Tenby: 5.30pm Saturday 28th November
Goodwick: 6pm Thursday 3rd December
Fishguard: 6pm Friday 4th December with torchlit procession along the Golden Mile
Pembroke Dock: 6pm Friday 4th December
Cardigan: 4pm Saturday 5th December
St. David’s: 5pm Saturday 5th December
Milford: 5pm Saturday 5th December
Looking for a different way to start your Christmas celebrations?
The weekend of the 13th/14th December give you the opportunity for a real run up to Christmas:
The Man Up! Mud Run
This 10km ‘slide in the mire’ starts at 12noon from Pwllcaerog Farm on 13th.
Another 10km run, starts from Broad Haven at 1pm on Sunday 14th December – fancy dress is optional!
The Santa Run
Starts at noon in Tenby on Sunday, December 14th.
If you need a break from the frantic preparations…
Theatr Gwaun, Fishguard is holding Monday Morning Movies at 11am throughout December.
If you are organising an event in Pembrokeshire this Christmas, let us know if you’d like it featured on this site. If you attend any and would like to send us a periscope video have a look on our home page to see how to do so.