Top Festive Events this December
It’s the most wonderful time of the year…
December is jam packed from start to finish with lots of fun, festive things to do. From light shows and displays, to festive feasting and Christmas cocktails there is a lot to offer in the way of entertainment for all the family next month. Take a look below at our top pick of things to do this December...
Garden of Light
Thursday 2 - Saturday 11
This Christmas season, join a magical lantern procession on an intimate journey through Trebah to firelit festivities on the beach. Experience the garden at night; navigate the sub-tropical pathways by the warm glow of your own handcrafted lantern and watch mesmerising flames and reflections on the shoreline.
Sunday 12 - Wednesday 15
Our famous Christmas Lunches are back on the menu. It's the perfect opportunity to enjoy a delicious festive meal with friends and family in Trebah Kitchen. 2 courses £16.95, 3 courses £20.95!
Trebah’s Classical Christmas
Thursday 16 - Friday 17
Following a hugely successful summer performance, the Kernow Chamber Players are back for an intimate, indoor Christmas concert at Trebah! Join some of Cornwall’s top musicians for a relaxed evening of classical Christmas music, mulled wine, mince pies and Christmas shopping – perfect for putting you in that festive mood.
Christmas Concert at Enys
On Sunday 12th December Treverva Male Choir are hosting a Christmas Concert at Enys Gardens. The Christmas Concert will take place inside Enys House. Tickets are available on the Enys Gardens website for £12.50 and will include a mince pie and glass of mulled wine.
Lanterns & Lights at the Maritime Museum
Saturday 18 - Friday 24
From beautifully lit vessels to merry Makes and Takes and starry trails, Christmas at the Museum takes on the theme of Lanterns and Lights with a magical nautical twist. Decked in festive lights and sparkly stars, traditional wooden boats carry Christmas cheer. Using the Flying Flotilla, hung high from the Museum’s ceiling, the boats are lit with subtle ocean coloured hues and set amongst glistening star bursts.
Festive Feasting & Breaks at Hotel Meudon
Wednesday 1 - Monday 27
From 1 December a festive lunch menu will be served daily until 22 December (2 courses £23.50, 3 courses £28.50). Choose from three starters, mains and desserts featuring smoked salmon with caviar, capers, parsley and creme fraiche, free-range duck breast from Terras Farm with braised red cabbage, pomme fondant and truffle gravy and crumbled mince pie tart with creme Anglaise. A Christmas afternoon tea is also available to book, with snowman macarons and turkey and cranberry sauce sandwiches.
As well as all of this, Hotel Meudon are offering the ultimate Christmas getaway experience. Guests will be treated to the utmost in comfort and conviviality, with sumptuous food, live music, traditional games and a scavenger hunt over the holiday.
Christmas Adventure Quest at Pendennis Castle
Saturday 27 November - Sunday 2 January 2022
Explore Pendennis Castle with a family-friendly Christmas adventure quest.Follow the trail to find clues dotted around the castle, and discover fun facts and festive folklore along the way.
When? Weekends from 27 Nov – 19 Dec and daily from 26 Dec – 2 Jan.
Christmas Party Nights at the Royal Duchy
Friday 17 & Saturday 18
There’s no better place to celebrate the festive season with family, friends or work colleagues than at the Royal Duchy Hotel. With our award-winning festive menus, extensive wine list and dancing until the early hours, it really is the perfect place to party! Plus you can stay overnight for a fantastic price, which includes full use of our leisure facilities and a hearty Cornish breakfast.
The Idle Rocks
9 December - 12 December & 16 December - 19 December
Gather your friends and family and join us for a Festive Lunch in The Idle Rocks Restaurant..Starting on Thursday 9th December, we will be serving a delightful, and delicious festive lunch every Thursday to Sunday. Executive Head Chef Dorian Janmaat has created this festive menu, using seasonal local produce combined with festive traditions served with plenty of Christmas spirit!
New Year’s Eve Party
The New Year we’ve been longing for….Start 2022 with a bang and see in the New Year in chic understated style at The Idle Rocks...On arrival, enjoy a light afternoon tea in front of the crackling fire in our sitting room, before settling in to a three course dinner at The Idle Rocks later that evening.
Falmouth’s Festive Weekend
Saturday 11 & Sunday 12
Falmouth's Festive Weekend is back with us this Christmas! Experience a festive land train, an artificial ice rink, snowy streets, festive stalls, fairground attractions, a giant snow globe, live choirs and much more. Take a look at what the Falmouth Town Team have planned for this fun-filled, Christmas weekend extravaganza!
Philleigh Way Cookery School
Wednesday 1 & Saturday 11
Come to Philleigh Way for the ultimate Christmas food experience! From Christmas party canapés, to tackling Christmas day this course is designed to streamline, get ahead and innovate during the Christmas period.
Italy at Christmas… a truly magical place and even better food. From glorious feasting porchetta’s to wintery tiramisu. If you love comforting, delicious, rustic Italian food (with a Christmas twist) this is the course for you. So treat yourself this festive season.
Christmas Bake Off with Marc Elliot
If you are fan of the Great British Bake Off then you will be very familiar with Marc Elliot. The GBBO quarter finalist will be hosting a wonderful bread course at Philleigh. Where you join him and tap into his vast knowledge of everything bread & baking, as well as any insights into the GBBO!
Festive Afternoon Tea at The Greenbank
Wednesday 1 - Friday 31
The Greenbank will be transforming their famous afternoon tea with added festive twists and a little sprinkle of magic. Tuck into three tiers of Christmas treats, a side of sea views, and a warming glass of mulled wine. For our Christmas afternoon tea, you can expect butter roasted turkey finger sandwiches with cranberry jam, parmesan mustard chipolata sausages, smoked salmon on toast, and pressed confit chicken. For the sweet treats we will be serving you festive favourites. This includes our panettone trifle, chef’s yule log, mini mince pies, and gingerbread vanilla cheesecake. And of course, freshly baked traditional scones with Cornish clotted cream and mulled festive berry jam.
The Alverton Festive Lunches
Monday 29 November - Sunday 2 January 2022
Gather your friends, family and colleagues for a jolly celebration at The Alverton. Our festive lunches are the perfect way to toast to the yuletide season with loved ones. If you’re looking for a Christmas menu in Cornwall that’s full of flavour and festive flair, join us from 29th November until 2nd January. Every plate, bowl and board that leaves our kitchen is a treat for the eyes and the taste buds. And festive food is no exception!