Local Events and Attractions in Lincoln

Beyond Lincoln's must-sees such as the Cathedral and Castle, there's a wealth of events and activities to explore. See our top pick of 'what's on' in Lincoln, here: 

Gainsborough Christmas Lights Switch On and Festive Feast (15th November)

Three days of festive activities in the market town of Gainsborough, including Christmas lights, a food festival, and a dazzling light parade. Find out more here.


Christmas lights switch on(22nd November)

Start the christmas countdown at the annual fun-packed christmas lights switch on at St Mark’s Shopping Centre, Lincoln High Street and Waterside Shopping Centre. Find out more here.


Handel's Messiah (23rd November)

In the lead up to Advent, Lincoln Cathedral Choir perform Handel’s Messiah in the stunning surroundings of Lincoln Cathedral. Find out more here.


Robin Hood (3rd December-5th January)

Lincoln’s longest running traditional Christmas pantomime is set to be a real adventure this season, full of laughs, boos, and audience participation for all the family to enjoy. Find out more here.


Lincoln Christmas Market (5-8th December)

Stalls, performers, and festive cheer take over Lincoln’s Cathedral Quarter for four days of entertainment, shopping, food and drink. Find out more here.