Christmas in the Park – more details announced!

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MyMarlow recently revealed that Marlow would be treated to a brand new, massive festive event “Christmas in the Park”. The organisers, Brand Events, have now announced even more exciting experiences to help celebrate the festive season in style.

We previously mentioned that an illuminated light trail featuring festive-themed installations will be the centrepiece of the event, along with the Mistletoe Christmas Market, interactive Elves Workshop and Winter Village featuring a selection of hand-picked gourmet food trucks, bars and live performances of your favourite carols and festive songs. 9 – 21 December in Higginson Park, from 16:00-22:30 each day with timed entry slots

In addition, there will be VIP Party sessions on all 12 days of the event, AND other ticketed pop-up events on selected dates, as detailed below. All additional ticketed events include entry to Christmas in the Park.

(As a reminder – tickets go on general sale at midday on Wednesday 2 November. Sign up to the event newsletter to access the 10am presale and find out more information at

VIP Experience

For those looking for a fun-filled festive night out, then the VIP experience is for you. Gather your friends and enjoy the ultimate Christmas in the Park experience for grown-ups only! To get the good times rolling, you’ll kick off at the sparkling and mulled wine drinks reception in an exclusive VIP area. You’ll also get access to the Mistletoe Market, Light Trail, Elves Workshop and Winter Village plus a tasty dinner dish and festive tipple, a ride on the Ferris Wheel and entry to the Silent Disco so you can finish off your night with a boogie. This experience is available across all 12 days of the event and is exclusively for adults.

Christmas Movies 15th-18th December

Visitors can enjoy everyone’s favourite festive flicks in the indoor cinema, just next to Higginson Park. With classic Christmas movies including It’s a Wonderful Life, Elf, The Muppets Christmas Carol and Love Actually to take your pick from, guests will truly be able to get into the festive spirit. The screenings will take place from 15th – 18th December.

Family Pantomimes 19th – 21st Dec

For those young and young at heart, look no further than the Family Pantomime Shows! On the 19th and 20th December, panto classic Dick Whittington will be taking to the stage of Christmas in the Park’s indoor pop-up theatre next to Higginson Park with not one… not two… but three performances a day to choose from. If that wasn’t enough, fan favourite Aladdin will also be flying in with three not to be missed shows on the 21st December!

Look out for even more festive experiences to be announced very soon.

The extra supplementary experiences are available as a package with the event entry ticket to the previously announced content for Christmas in the Park.

Handy Summary of Events and dates

A reminder of the main event….

As we previously revealed, visitors will enter the glowing light trail via the Mistletoe Market – a Christmas Market brimming with Chalets filled with hand-crafted and unique Christmas gifts, tipples and treats, including a special offering from local legend Tom Kerridge. Mid-way through the trail, visitors will then encounter the Winter Village, where the sounds of choirs and musicians performing live carols and classic Christmas songs will fill the air, alongside firepits, pop-up bars, gourmet food trucks and a mini fairground. As the journey continues, they can visit the Elves Workshop, where children can help the jolly band of elves from the National Elf Service with their preparations for the big day.

Event Organisers, Brand Events, are also the people behind Pub in the Park.

Managing Director, Miranda Martin, says of the festival: “We are thrilled to reveal the full range of experiences on offer and our programme of events which will give people a fantastic new way to celebrate the festive season with their friends and family this December in the beautiful setting of Marlow”.”

“Christmas in the Park has been made possible with the support of Buckinghamshire Council and Marlow Town Council, who have been very supportive of the staging of the event for the whole town and surrounding area.”

Tickets and more info

For all ticket prices and schedule of events, visit

Tickets go on general sale at midday on Wednesday 2 November. Sign up to the event newsletter to access the 10am presale and find out more information at

Article author: Paul Merchant

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