Week 1

From fabulous shopping to delightful days out, there is truly something for everyone.

Christmas Events

Meet a real live reindeer!

Head to Llanelli on Saturday 2nd December where the famous Cairngnorm reindeer return to Llanelli for the annual Christmas parade. Santa will be carried through Llanelli on a sleigh. 

Families will be able to visit Santa in his woodland log cabin and help him feed his real reindeer during a traditional Christmas fayre at Pembrey Country park on Sunday 3rd December. A craft and gift marquee will also be there for people to pick up gifts for friends and family, and there will be carol singing to get everyone in the festive spirit.

Missed the reindeer parades?

Don’t worry, why not visit the deer at Dinefwr Park and Castle instead. They have a large herd of deer that can be viewed at the estate near Llandeilo. Once you’ve seen the deer pop into Newton House for some tea and homemade cake or take advantage of the great eateries in Llandeilo for a fantastic afternoon out!

Shopping - gift ideas!

Christmas in Carmarthenshire is a shoppers dream with special events offering the opportunity to find something different, from the National Botanic Garden Christmas Craft Fairs and Aberglasney Winter Fair to Newcastle Emlyn Victorian evening you are bound to find that a great stocking filler.

There’s a festive treat in store for visitors to the National Botanic Garden of Wales, from Friday December 8th. The Park After Dark sees the start of the festive season with an amazing lights show, stunning owl display, free mulled wine and mince pie bar, barbecue, turkey rolls, candy floss and other yuletide treats, fun, games and music.


Christmas Days Out.

Take a walk on the wild side this Christmas and feed the birds with Santa and much more at the Wetlands Centre in Llanelli

Steam into the festive season with Gwili Railway. Throughout December Gwilli Railway will be making sure Christmas wishes come true. Visit the railway’s very own Father Christmas and his little helpers in his grotto and jump aboard the travelling post office to make sure your letter heads straight to Lapland. There are presents for the little ones and a warming treat for mum and dad.

Want to try something completely different? Ffos Las Racecourse in Trimsaran are holding a Christmas race day on 21st December, with seven exciting jump races and plenty of yuletide spirit it’s a great way to get into the Christmas swing.

Visit our what's on section for more Christmas events