LAIRG WINTERFEST 2023
Saturday 9th December 2023 | 12 - 4.30 PM
Lairg Community Centre
At noon join the Opening Parade of real reindeer pulling Santa's sleigh from the bottom of Lairg's Main Street to the Community Centre
MEET RUDOLF & HIS FRIENDS - SANTA'S GROTTO - CHRISTMAS MARKET - CHILDREN'S MAGIC SHOW - CHRISTMAS WORKSHOPS - FUNFAIR - CAFE WITH DELICIOUS HOME BAKING - HOT FOOD VAN - RAFFLE
FUNDED THANKS TO GENEROUS DONATIONS
Winterfest is an annual family event that takes place in Lairg a few weeks before Christmas. The day begins with a parade featuring reindeer from the Cairngorm Reindeer Centre pulling Santa and Mrs Claus in a sleigh along the Main Street to the Lairg Community Centre, where the festivities are based.
Winterfest 2023 Programme - what to expect:
12 pm: Church Bells open parade
12 pm: Opening Parade of the Reindeer pulling Santa’s sleigh from the bottom of the Main Street up to the Community Centre. (Approx. 20 – 30 mins). The reindeer will be at the back of the Community Centre for further viewing.
12 – 4.30 pm: Christmas Market in the Main Hall, Shin Suite, and Kinvonvie Suite (in the Community Centre).
12.30 – 4 pm: Santa Claus will meet children in his Grotto in the Conservatory within the Community Centre. £3 entry
12 – 4.30 pm: Café provided by the Crofters Show in the Rifle Range (in the Community Centre). Tea/ coffee and home-baking.
12 - 4.30 pm: Fun Fair & Food Van outside.
12 - 4.30 pm: Activities (TBC) in Lairg Primary School Gym (run by Lairg Primary Parent Council.)
From 1pm: Strathfleet Buttons & Bows will play traditional music in the Main Hall.
2 pm: Hopscotch Magic Show for Children, Free admission. In Lairg Primary School, (General purpose room).
Free festive classes at Lairg & District Learning Centre (TBC)
Booking in advance is essential. Contact Lairg & District Learning Centre on email@example.com or call 01549 402050 to book a place.
4 pm: Children’s Mini Raffle followed by the Grand Raffle Draw in the Main Hall.
4.30 pm: Event Closes
Important! Can we politely ask you to not bring your dogs with you to the parade as they can spook the reindeer, and this will not please Santa!!