Get into the festive spirit with our line-up of events

We’ve got so much going on to celebrate the Christmas season at Princesshay! Come along and join in with the fun…


The Coca Cola truck is visiting!



The holidays are coming! Visit the iconic Coca Cola truck at Princesshay on Saturday 10 and Sunday 11 November.


The Christmas light switch on



Come and watch Exeter light up on Sunday 18 November. There will be activities and entertainment from 11am-5pm, plus a big screen in Princesshay Square!


Late night Thursdays return



Our late night Thursdays are back! This year they’re launching on Thursday 22 November and will run for 5 weeks! Don’t miss these amazing acts we have lined up…

22 Nov – Heliosphere performances in Princesshay Square at 5pm, 6pm & 7pm

29 Nov – Halo performances throughout the centre at 5pm, 6pm & 7pm

6 Dec – Spark! performances throughout the centre at 5pm, 6pm & 7pm

13 Dec – The Living Snow Globe & Light Walkers performances throughout the centre 5pm-8pm

20 Dec – Illuminated Roller Skating Presents performances throughout the centre at 5pm, 6pm & 7pm


Christmas family experience



The whole family will enjoy an Arctic adventure on Saturday 1 & Sunday 2 December and Saturday 8 & Sunday 9 December 10am-4pm.

Visit the former Hobbs unit opposite Cath Kidston under the glass canopy to take a photo with Santa’s sleigh and make a snow globe decoration to take home (for free!)

You can also visit Father Christmas in his wooden cabin and receive a small gift (£4 per child donated to FORCE) plus a treasure map giving you the opportunity to solve the riddle by visiting different stores on the map for your chance to win a £250 Princesshay gift card!


Charity Christmas Tree Festival


Our popular Charity Christmas Tree Festival launches on Thursday 22 November. Come and see the 35 trees decorated by local charities.


Christmas hut

From Sunday 18th November – Friday 4 January, there will be a Christmas hut selling festive sweet treats by the rear entrance to Debenhams. 10% of takings will be donated to FORCE.