Wigan Events Guide


An independent website, showing the latest in Wigan events, and much more.

Featuring the best of things to do – including music and gigs, nightlife, family activities, art & culture, food & drink, theatre and literature and more! We also have some great guides to bars, cafes, restaurants and things to do in Wigan Town Centre – showing you the best of independent Wigan – so, enjoy!

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Is your event missing from the events list? Look no further, we provide free full event listings for events based in Wigan (or very close by)!

So don’t hesitate to submit your event. Please provide full details and we will add it online as soon as possible.

This is a great opportunity to promote your event to a large and local audience, free of charge.

And if you want extra prominence then we also have a featured event service to get maximum visibility on the website and our social media channels, available at a small cost.

If your business or organisation has a new offer or an announcement to make, we can add that to the site too (but not as an event). Please fill out this form

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Christmas Markets – Wigan

Wigan and Leigh town centres will be sprinkled with Christmas magic with festive street entertainment to entertain the family while you shop for your Christmas gifts for loved ones from a selection of local makers and lots of great food and drink to choose from. Wigan Standishgate – every weekend from 26th November to 18th December  

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Wigan Town Centre, Wigan, WN1 1PE United Kingdom
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Santa’s Grotto

HO! HO! HO! SANTA’S GROTTO. SANTA SITTINGS GOING FAST. Haigh Woodland Park’s Grotto - established in 2014, is a much loved festive feature. Situated upstairs in the Kitchen Courtyard, the Grotto and Santa will warmly welcome children. Santa never rushes a visit. He’ll take time to chat with all visiting Children. And, they’ll hear all about his Magic Key! The children can then post their Christmas Lists in our North Pole Postbox. And all children receive a small souvenir gift. […]

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Haigh Woodland Park, School Lane
Wigan, WN2 1PE United Kingdom
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Wigan Santa Parade

Join Santa and his real life reindeer as they parade through Wigan Town Centre, from Mesnes Park to Believe Square where a funfair, markets and live performances await!

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Wigan Town Centre, Wigan, WN1 1PE United Kingdom
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Latest News and Offers in Wigan

If you have some great news about your business or community group – please let us know! It might be a new opening, a new offer, or expansion – tell us and we’ll post it!

Please click here for all Wigan News and Offers posts

Wigan Pubs and Restaurants

We also have a quick guide to the restaurants and pubs within Wigan Town Centre – with info, full contact details, websites and locations

– so have a great weekend in town!


Things to do around Wigan

Looking for activities and things to do around Wigan Town Centre? We have 2 in depth pages full of stuff to do – day and night, for people and groups of all ages.

For whether you’ve got a little money to spend, or when you don’t want to spend anything and still have some fun!

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Things To Do in Wigan