Christmas in Newcastle – it’s the only time of year you’ll find boozy Christmas cakes, Santa’s grottos and tinsel covered trees. Here is your guide to what’s on this Christmas, including the best spots to enjoy a festive brew.

Hadrian’s Tipi

hadrians tipi newcastle

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A festive pop-up bar housed in two giant tepees has hit Newcastle. Located next to central station, this winter retreat is the place to be this winter. Offering continental foods, mulled wines and beers amongst seating around log fires and lights. You’ll be able to have a festive tipple from 10am to 1am daily, until New Year’s Day.

Christmas at the Grainger Market

grainger street christmas markets

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The original Grainger Markets have been festified. Six days a week enjoy your Christmas shopping experience away from the crowds and hassles. Collect your turkey, sweet treats, calendars and even tinsel from 11am to 4pm Monday to Saturday till Christmas.

Newcastle Christmas Markets

Newcastle Christmas Markets

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Christmas is taking over Grey’s Monument, Grey Street and Grainger Street on Monday 12th to Sunday 18th of December. Tuck in to mulled wine, boozy Christmas cakes, locally brewed beer and much more with over 50 stalls. Top your festive holidays with a Christmas Market trip, you won’t be disappointed.

Metro Radio & TFM Christmas Live 2016

Metro Radio Christmas Live

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The North East’s Biggest Christmas Party is on Friday the 16th of December featuring global artist John Legend, James Arthur, Olly Murs and Louisa Johnson. You can’t beat singing along to Christmas tunes with your favourite artists. This annual event is one that will make your Christmas one to remember. Purchase your tickets here.

Life Centre Ice Rink

life centre ice rink

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If you are looking to enjoy some classic festive fun with a group of friends then the ice rink at Life is a must on your Newcastle festive check list. The ice rink is open every day except Christmas Day, Boxing Day and New Year’s Day, there’s no need to book. For more information visit here.

New Year’s Even Winter Carnival

New Year’s Even Winter Carnival

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Finish your 2016 festive celebration with the epic New Year’s Eve Winter Carnival. Mystical creates, puppets and street bands with be brightening the dark skies of Newcastle city centre with illuminated lights and fire. The parade will close at the Newcastle Civic Centre with a spectacular fireworks display. Soak up the energetic atmosphere and enter 2017 with a bang.