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Christmas in Tenby 2021

Get into the festive spirit and visit Tenby this Christmas. See the light switch-on & arrival of Santa and visit the dozens of shops to get your Christmas shopping started.

Saturday 27th November 2021- Tenby Christmas Light Switch-on

Tenby Town Council have announced the plan for this years festivities and confirmed the Christmas Light switch on will take place on Saturday 27th November.

Entertainment in Tudor Square from 1.30pm with DJ Steve Briers, Kelly Williams School of Dance, local vocalist Mike Jones and versatile duo Sleeping Dogs.

Father Christmas and the Mayor will set off down to Castle Hill to meet Father Christmas at 4.30 pm to join Coastguards, firefighters and RNLI crew members for a ‘Blue Light’ parade through a festive flurry of snow from the roof of Tenby House Hotel (weather permitting) to turn on the lights on the town Christmas tree in the grounds of St Mary’s Church at 5 pm.

For more information on the Tenby Christmas Light Switch-on visit:


Thu 26th December 2021 - Tenby Boxing Day Swim

Tenby’s famous Boxing Day Swim returns for the it's 50th anniversary at Tenby's North Beach with a 'GOLD' theme. Ranked amongst the festive highlights of Wales, the charity event has also been named as one of Britain’s top ten barmiest winter dips. Swimmers are being asked to register online this year and to pay an entry fee of £10. The entry fee will then be dispersed amongst the three charities. And every registered swimmer will receive in the new year’s post a Golden 50th Swim certificate. The stampede for the sea is signalled at 11.00am,   The theme for this years fancy dress is GOLD. 

For more information on Tenby Boxing Day Swim visit: 

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