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Festive season information

Festive events

Local events

View a list of events taking place across Leicestershire during the festive period.

Market Harborough Christmas Fair

The Market Harborough Christmas Fair takes place in the town on Friday 1 December 2017 from 6pm to 9pm. The event is delivered by the Market Harborough Christmas Fair Committee.

Broughton Astley Chirstmas Fayre

The Broughton Astley Christmas Fayre takes place in the town on Saturday 2 December 2017 from 4pm to 8pm. The event is delivered by Broughton Alive, a volunteer group organising community events for the residents of Broughton Astley.

Broughton Astley Santa Run

The Broughton Astley Santa Run is taking place on Sunday 3 December 2017 starting in Main Street, Broughton Astley. You can choose between two run distances (3km and 5km). Read more about the Broughton Astley Santa Run on the Broughton Alive website.

Harborough Santa Run

The annual Harborough Santa Run is taking place on Sunday 10 December 2017 in Welland Park, Market Harborough. You can choose between 2 run distances (5k and 2k) and as part of your registration fee you will recieve your santa outfit at the event. Register from 12noon on race day at the cafe in Welland Park. Read more about the Harborough Santa Run on the Race Harborough website.

Free Saturday parking

There will be free parking in all council owned car parks on Saturdays in December in the run up to Christmas. The four Saturdays this will apply to are:

  • 2 December 2017
  • 9 December 2017
  • 16 December 2017
  • 23 December 2017