Are you battered and bruised from Black Friday? Do you just need a break from Christmas shopping? Or are you one of the smug ones who’s been ready since September?!
Either way, if you want to enjoy some traditional, affordable family fun this weekend then Watford is definitely the place to be.
Watford Rural Parish Council are having a Christmas Fun Day at St. Andrews Precinct on Saturday 6th December with rides for the kiddies, face painting, stalls a balloonist and prize raffle. South Oxhey Choir will be singing carols and you can visit Father Christmas from 12 noon where there will be FREE presents for the under 10’s.
Admission is free and doors are open 11.00am until 3.00pm.
Let’s Talk Green Canteen Community Gardening project are holding a Christmas Fair, also on Saturday 6th with lots to see and do.
Find a unique present amongst the handmade Christmas crafts and seasonal plants, join in the children's activities and wreath making, and enjoy delicious refreshments, mulled wine, home made cakes and more.
Or why not share some festive family fun at Watford Museum. Try the Winter Trail around the museum and meet the Elves from Watford Colosseum. Have a go at the free craft workshops at 11am, 1pm or 2.30pm and create your own elf or fairy for the Christmas tree (booking necessary).
This event will also keep you occupied between 11.00am and 3.00pm!
And your Sunday can be just as busy!
Why not spend it at Cassiobury Park near the Bowls Club where the activities planned for Sunday 7th December include making Christmas decorations, festive market stalls, carol singing (2pm) and children’s horse and carriage rides (charge applies).
And at around 1.00pm be sure to look out for Santa arriving on his Husky dog sledge! Times? You guessed it…11.00am until 3.00pm
If crafts are your thing look no further than Leavesden Green Community Fair taking place on Sunday the 7th from 12noon until 4.00pm. You’ll find a huge variety of stalls selling locally made crafts and treats and there will also be soft play and a bouncy castle for the little ones (and Santa in his grotto of course!) plus a beauty parlour offering up to 50% off for the grown ups! ...a variety of stalls and treats to suit all this Christmas !! Drop into the café for scrummy refreshments.
A little later in the day why not head to Oxhey Village for the annual ‘Carols on the Green.’ Taking place between 4.00 and 6.00pm on Sunday 7th and featuring Oxhey Community Choir, Bushey and Oxhey Infants, Bushey Manor and Bromet. There will be mulled wine, hot drinks and food plus a Christmas Market Stall, just remember to bring your torch and enjoy the true spirit of Christmas.
Watford this coming weekend is packed full of festivities for all the family.
Whether you make just one or enjoy as many as time will allow, all these community events welcome your support and offer plenty of fun as Watford gets into the true spirit of Christmas.
Full details of all the above can be found on our Events page. Please click here to find out more.