It’s about that time of the year again! Our malls are filled with red and green, there’s joy in the atmosphere and decorations are all around. The Christmas season is here! This is the best time to spend with family so we’ve got a round-up of family-friendly events happening in December for your picking! If we’ve missed any, do let us know
Carols By Candlelight & Charity Handover
1st of December
Time: 6:30pm – 9:30pm
Masa Center is having its annual Carols By Candlelight event, in support of the Mother Pontsho Foundation. There will be fun with Father Christmas, for the kids and carols by the Thornhill Choir, KTM-Choir, and Mother Pontsho Foundation.
Frozen II – Kid Friendly Fun Day
6th & 7th of December
Price: P110 including a hotdog and drink
Time: 2:00pm on Friday 6th | 11:00am on Saturday 7th
There will be tons of other fun, including face painting, a bouncy castle, and more. Oodles of Caboodle are giving away door prizes too. YAY.
Children’s Christmas Festival
Saturday 7th December
Time: 9:00am – 12:00pm
Honeycomb Hub is hosting a family fun day celebrating the run-up to Christmas. Children have the opportunity to meet Father Christmas and do some secret shopping and crafting in the elves workshop. The wonderful Anerike De Wet will be taking festive family photos and outside they will have food and drinks available and as well as a carnival area of Christmas games
Christmas Market At Basilico
Sunday 8th December
Time: 10am – 3pm
There’s something for everyone at the Christmas Market in Basilico. They will have unique stalls selling unique, homemade and home-produced goods. There’ll also be a jumping castle, a clown, face painting and a fashion show of clothing on sale at the market! Not forgetting wonderful festive music from Cedric and a guest appearance from Santa himself.
Block Party and Christmas Show
Saturday 14th December
Kingdomcity Hub, Block 8
Join Kingdomcity at their HUGE Block Party in celebration of the Christmas season in Zebra Mall right in front of their building in Block 8. They will have everything from live entertainment and games to stalls showcasing different things! They will also be showcasing a Christmas Remix production with lights, props and so much more!
Christmas At The Gaborone Yacht Club
Sunday 15 December
Price: P50 Adults | P75 Children 5-12 years | FREE children under 5
Time: 12pm – 6pm
Gaborone Yacht Club is hosting a fantastic Christmas Event which promises to be fun for the whole family! Make sure you provide a wrapped gift for your child valued between P100 and P150 (no more no less) and label it with your child’s name! Bookings are essential for catering purposes.
We hope this list helps you find just the right event for you and your family! We promise to keep this list updated as more events come in!