3 Things to do in Oxford this Christmas

In Oxford, Christmas events don’t get any more magical!

Whether it’s a Christmas market or beautiful illuminations, the season is known for its enchanted spirit that fills you up with warmth and excitement. In less than a month’s time, we will celebrate Christmas with our nearest and dearest. Should you wish to start the celebrations a little early, you can read on to discover our top 3 festive things to do in Oxford this Christmas.


Oxford’s Annual Christmas Market

The little chalet huts will take over Oxford between the 7th and the 17th of December as the city hosts its annual Christmas Market on Broad Street. Wander around whilst listening to choirs or taste a cinnamon desert to get you in the festive spirit – are you looking for a specific present or just looking for inspiration? Oxford’s Christmas market will delight you either way.


Christmas Fair at the Botanic Garden

Oxford’s Botanic Garden is known as the oldest in the country and on the first weekend of December, it hosts its own Christmas fair. Whether you’re here for the music, the food or to pick up a handmade gift, the heated marquee will welcome you and offer a lovely festive atmosphere.


Festive Illuminations at Blenheim Palace

Blenheim Palace’s illuminations are an unmissable event every Christmas in Oxfordshire. Only 10 miles away from Oxford, the Palace brightens up the night between the 24th of November and the 1st of January. Take part in the one hour-trail and walk your way trough spectacular illuminations in this stunning setting. Festive food and drink will be available on-site to complete this festive atmosphere.


In Oxford, Christmas events are full of magic every year and there are events for everyone. Christmas markets, illuminations, festive food and drinks… the choice is endless! Here at Oxford Abingdon Hotel, we look forward to celebrating with you.


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