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Arundel By Candlelight

Arundel at Christmas

Experience Arundel's festivities this year

The one day ‘Arundel by Candlelight’ event has now been transformed into ‘Arundel at Christmas’, a new and exciting programme of smaller events and initiatives that can be enjoyed across the whole of December.

One of the South's most beautiful Christmas Towns

Christmas Highlights

Christmas treats in our Magical Town

Whether it’s shopping for that perfect Christmas gift, stocking up on foodie treats for the big day, or celebrating over a glass of Sussex fizz with friends and family……the historic town of Arundel in West Sussex provides the perfect backdrop to enjoy the festive season. With its fairy-tale Castle, famous Cathedral, real Christmas trees decorated with warm white lights adorning shops and houses, and a traditional tall Christmas tree shining brightly in the Town Square… Arundel at Christmas is the perfect festive destination. 

Town Events

Contemporary Shopping​

Traditional Lights

Festive Trail

Farmers Market

Music and Dance

Festive Swims

Food and Drink

Festive Offers

Soak up the special atmosphere while shopping at the Arundel Farmer’s market and Arundel Christmas market for seasonal gifts. Stroll around town on the weekends when festive pop-up street entertainment, brass bands and local choirs will entertain you. Enjoy a historic Christmas themed tour of Arundel, attend a craft or wreath making workshop, and of course don’t forget a visit to Santa’s grotto. From independent shops, art galleries and antiques centres to seasonal menus at the restaurants, bars and cafes – you can be sure to eat, drink, shop and be merry

‘Arundel at Christmas’ is organised collaboratively by Arundel Chamber of Commerce and Visit Arundel and supported by local businesses, attractions, and community groups. For a complete list of the Arundel at Christmas events visit and click on whats on, also keep and eye on Arundel at Christmas Facebook page for the latest information