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The Southampton Christmas Festival is back this year bigger and better. It will take place on Above Bar pedestrian precinct on Saturday 12th November - Friday 23rd December.

The Breeze street team will be at the Southampton Christmas Festival on -

  • 19th Nov
  • 26th Nov
  • 3rd Dec
  • 10th Dec

They will set up an area every Saturday with elf-costumes encouraging passers-by to dress up and take an elfie-selfie. 

Come and take part, you will need to upload the photo onto social media and tag The Breeze for a chance to win a voucher that consists of 1 x beverage, 1 x  Bratwurst and 1 x piece of candy.

At the festival there will be a traditional German market featuring totally unique, individually designed alpine chalets with traditional German fayre, from bratwurst and waffles to gingerbread hearts and candied fruit.

The market includes over 40 independent stallholders offering a range of hand-made, authentic gifts including wooden toys, baskets, soaps, lamps, jewellery as well as Christmas decorations.

This free festival also boasts daily entertainment with musicians performing every day, a large advent calendar, and a 'Flying Santa' who will take to the sky over the city centre each day.

Flying Santa shows: Monday - Saturday at 5pm and 7pm, Sundays 3pm and 5pm (subject to weather conditions).

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