Christmas in Exeter

Christmas in Exeter is bigger, brighter and better than ever before!

The city has everything you need to get in the festive spirit this November and December.

InExeter Christmas lights switch on

See the city sparkle at the annual Christmas light switch on event on Sunday 18 November

Hosted by Radio Exe favourites Ashley Jeary and Ben Clark, the popular ceremony will officially mark the countdown to Christmas.

For more information on the event click here

The ultimate guide to Christmas in Exeter

For your one stop guide to everything taking place in Exeter during the festive season flick through the Exeter Christmas Guide. It’s filled with inspiration of things to do, where to shop & dine and so much more.

Available to pick up at the Tourist Information Centre, Princesshay Customer Service Kiosk, Exeter Cathedral, Guildhall Shopping Centre and other customer points throughout the city centre.

Festive fun and entertainment

There are so many things to see and do in Exeter this Christmas from panto to Carol singing, we’ve put together the ultimate what’s on list.

Click here to find out more

Shopping in Exeter

Many of the shops will be staying open late on Thursdays in the run up to the big day, giving shoppers plenty of time buy those all-important Christmas gifts for loved ones.

Exeter’s retail offering includes big name brands, chic boutiques, designer fashions and exciting independent shops, whether you’re after vintage, antique and retro, or modern, mainstream and on-trend, Exeter has it all.

With a festive atmosphere, the stunning Cathedral and Christmas market, it’s easy to see why you would choose to go shopping in Exeter.

To help you find the stores you wish to visit when you come to Exeter this Christmas click here

Dining in Exeter

Whatever kind of food or drink takes your fancy, you’ll be spoilt for choice when it comes to place to eat and drink in the city centre this Christmas. Exeter has it all, from award-winning restaurants and quirky cafes to enticing delicatessens and bars.

So, whether it’s a Christmas party, a pit stop during your festive shopping or that you just want to eat out this festive season click here to choose the perfect spot.

Getting here this Christmas

Wherever you’re travelling from this Christmas, Exeter is easy to get to.

By road, train or bus there are plenty of ways to get to the city.

For more information on travel into the city click here

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