Christmas at the Royal Pavilion

Saturday 16 November 2019 to Thursday 2 January 2020

Christmas decorations in the King’s Apartments, Royal Pavilion

Experience a magical Christmas at the Royal Pavilion. The palace sparkles with festive decorations and glittering trees and Georgian desserts fit for a King are on show in the Deckers’ Room.

A replica of Queen Victoria’s sleigh awaits you and your family. Create your own festive photos to remember the day using our dressing up hats and accessories and don’t forget to share your photos with us #RoyalPavilionXmas @brightonmuseums

Pick up our free Meet the Dragons family trail and see who you can find as you set off on your tour round the palace. Available every day.

Drop-in craft activities take place on these dates:
Saturday 14 & Sunday 15, Saturday 21, Sunday 22 and Monday 23 December, 11am-4pm.

Drop-in during opening hours


  • Free with Royal Pavilion admission
  • Members FREE
  • Half price for Brighton & Hove residents (proof of residency required), with up to 4 accompanying children free of charge
  • History Pass available for non-residents (joint ticket to the Royal Pavilion & Brighton Museum)

Visit the Royal Pavilion admission charges page for more information

Related events

  • Preston Manor – Visit Father Christmas himself as he drops-in to Preston Manor with his magical Elf on Saturday 14 & Sunday 15 December & Friday 20 to Monday 23 December.