Hocus Pocus Thursday Fun @ Market Square, Aylesbury town centre
Oct 28 @ 11:00 am – 3:00 pm
Hocus Pocus Thursday Fun @ Market Square, Aylesbury town centre | England | United Kingdom

Enjoy some Hocus Pocus Halloween fun on Market Square, Thursday 28 October between 11am – 3 pm. Feel free to come in your best Halloween fancy dress on the day!

Bring you little ghouls and ghosts along to the get involved and be enchanted by Sean who will be conjuring up some of his mystical enchanting magic when the clock strikes on the hour.

Meet and greet with favourites Elsa and Anna from Frozen* as chosen by our Facebook followers!

The library will be joining in on the ghoulish fun by spinning a tale between 11.30am – 12 and 2.30pm – 3 pm. Watching over all your little ghouls and ghost having fun will be a wicked witch, so be sure not to upset her or she might wave her magic wand and put a spell on you! And nobody wants to be turned into a toad!

All these activities will be fiendishly free but there are some activities including devilish pottery making, Go Karts and Chair 0′ Planes for a small charge.

This event is brought to you by Aylesbury Town Centre Management team, and they are delighted to be able to offer you another exciting event in the town centre, kindly funded by the Welcome Back Fund.  Make sure whilst you are in town that you take the time to visit one of the many shops, cafes and restaurants. Think Fun, Visit Aylesbury!


Artisan Craft Fair @ Queens Park Arts Centre and Limelight Theatre
Nov 13 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm

The Queens Park Arts Centre Craft Fair returns this year, with a fantastic family event set for Saturday 13th November.

As part of the Centre’s packed autumn season, the fair will be a perfect opportunity to pick up a bespoke Christmas gift (or a treat to self!). QPAC will be welcoming the very best local artists and makers, who’ll be exhibiting a wide range of beautiful handmade art and craft.

There’ll be all manner of artisanal pieces for sale, including pottery and ceramics, textiles, fine art, glass, jewellery, woodwork and much more. As well as some familiar faces from previous fairs, there’ll be brand new exhibitors too.

In addition to the stalls there’ll be a chance for young artists to flex their creative muscles at a variety of craft activities, plus there’ll be entertainment too from the Unbound Storytellers. Visitors should have their Christmas lists ready, as Father Christmas will be stopping by too!

The QPAC Coffee Bar will be open serving hot and cold refreshments throughout the day, including homemade cakes and fresh coffee, teas and soft drinks. Free parking is available on site and at a nearby overflow site.

Aylesbury Santa Dash in aid of Florence Nightingale Hospice Charity @ Buckinghamshire New University
Nov 21 @ 8:30 am – 11:00 am
Aylesbury Santa Dash in aid of Florence Nightingale Hospice Charity @ Buckinghamshire New University | England | United Kingdom

Kickstart the season of goodwill with us and join our Santa Dash through Aylesbury on Sunday 21st November.

Don your best Christmas outfits, collect your Santa Hat and join our Santa Dash and be part of our first public fundraising event since March 2020! Run, walk, jog or scoot a circular route around Aylesbury – right before the arrival of the big man himself at the town’s Santa Parade. Have some fun, get some fresh air and burn off some calories with our 2.5km or 5km routes in advance of the Christmas festivities and get your family, friends and colleagues to sponsor you at the same time.

Entry fees are £12 for adults and £7 for children and include a Santa hat, Santa Dash medal and the chance to take part in Aylesbury’s Santa Parade, which will have a very special guest!

Online Registration closes at midday on Friday 19th November.

Plus, don’t miss the chance to win a family ticket to see Cinderella at Waterside Theatre by entering our Christmas Panto Prize Draw!

Santa’s Sunday Spectacular @ Aylesbury Town Centre
Nov 21 @ 12:00 pm – 4:30 pm
Santa's Sunday Spectacular @ Aylesbury Town Centre | England | United Kingdom

Aylesbury Town Centre festive events will herald the start of this year’s Yule ❤️ Aylesbury’s activities.

Santa’s Sunday Spectacular launches the festivities this year and is organised by the Aylesbury Town Centre Partnership. It will start with a colourful vibrant display made up of professional acts, local businesses and non-profit organisations parading their way around the town centre with musical entertainment throughout the parade. The parade, starting at a new time of noon, will be lead by Fantastic Mr Fox. It will last approximately one hour taking the route from Hale Leys loading bay, along the High Street and do a loop and a half of Market Square. Eagerly waiting crowds waving and cheering for the arrival of Father Christmas in his open top classic Tourer car.

After the parade, there will be an enticing range of street food along with a small fun fair, go karts, character meet and greets, face painting, Christmas magic, arts, and crafts. In addition, a variety of fantastic street entertainers keeping the crowds in a festive spirit. There will be free roller-skating activities in Kingsbury along with a Snow globe outside the One4six cafe in Hale Leys for all the family to enjoy. This specific activity has been kindly sponsored by Hale Leys Shopping Centre for your pleasure.

At 4 pm until 4.30pm, join in with carol singing around the Christmas tree in the town centre outside HSBC for the Christmas tree light up.

The Santa Dash organised by Florence Nightingale hospice will take place before the parade as Santa Dashers’ will run, jog, scoot or walk their way around the town, start the 5 km at 9:30am and the 2.5km at 10:00 am from Bucks University raising money for their charity, if you want to get involved with this, head to the Florence Nightingale website for further information.

Yule ❤️ Aylesbury this Christmas – there is so much for you and your family to enjoy and get involved in the lead up to Christmas.

Aylesbury Christmas Craft & Gift Fair @ Market Square, Aylesbury town centre
Dec 5 @ 10:30 am – 3:00 pm
Aylesbury Christmas Craft & Gift Fair @ Market Square, Aylesbury town centre | England | United Kingdom
The ever-popular free Christmas Craft & Gift Fair will take place on Market Square on Sunday 5 December. There will be plenty of opportunity for you to purchase gifts and trinkets for your nearest and dearest.
Come and discover a wealth of unusual gifts for your loved ones this Christmas. Take a leisurely stroll around the Christmas Craft and Gift Fair based in the beautiful Market Square. Discover personal, handcrafted and unique Christmas gifts whilst enjoying live festive music. Enjoy a range of street food whilst you browse around.