2020 Christmas things to do in Kent that you can still enjoy

November 26, 2020 7:46 pm Published by 2020 Christmas things to do in Kent header

If you’re looking for the best Covid-safe, 2020 Christmas things to do in Kent you’ve come to the right place!

Now that Kent is in tier 3, it’s difficult to track down the usual festive fun spots, but this guide should give you a few ideas to plan a wonderful Christmas for the whole family.

2020 Christmas things to do in Kent

Our pick of the best Christmas things to do in Kent


Unfortunately, tier 3 means a blanket ban on theatre openings, so there will be no live pantomime in Kent this year. Don’t despair though, there will be virtual pantos to watch online and via live-stream.

There’s also the CBeebies panto to watch on TV with your little ones.

Panto snow white

Christmas Crafting

Why not try some virtual festive makey-do to get you in the Christmas mood? Put on a bit of Michael Buble and have a try  at wreath-making, Christmas bunting or stocking sewing. Find all these courses and more at Kent Adult Education.

Christmas wreath workshop

Outdoor pursuits

Burn off the excess Christmas calories and get some socially-distanced fresh air with these fun festive activities.


Knole park deer in Kent

Christmas shopping

Stay safe and and support local businesses by visiting an online virtual market such as the Chislehurst Christmas market or Folkestone’s Creative Christmas online market.

Virtual Christmas Market for blog

Fun with Father Christmas

Share the Christmas magic by allowing your little ones to meet Santa in a Covid-safe way, in the run-up to the big day. Reuthes are running an outdoor woodland grotto, but book your tickets asap!

Santa's grotto

Are you in the Christmas spirit yet?
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