With Christmas markets, a festive parade and lots of other exhibitions and activities planned every year, you're guaranteed to find something that all the family will enjoy.
So, if you fancy experiencing something new this winter, why not make the short ferry journey across the Channel (just 2 hours) with DFDS and access a variety of events that are unique to Dunkirk.
Dunkirk Christmas market The Christmas market between the Marine Centre and the Pôle Marine boasts 30+ stands and is ideal for those looking for a Christmas bargain!
Christmas parade Dunkirk’s parade is a unique Christmas celebration that encompasses the magic of the festive period perfectly. The floats make their way through the town centre and help bring the cities streets to life with music and bright lights. It’s also the perfect opportunity to visit some of Dunkirk’s 450 shops.
Winter Fair The Winter Fair is one of the biggest fairs in Northern France with more than 130 attractions.
Firework display The skyline around the town’s Bell Tower is lit up by a fantastic firework display, entertaining the whole family.
Bell Tower Take in the breath-taking views of Dunkirk’s harbour and beaches from the top of the 58 metre tall Bell Tower.
Dover - Dunkirk
Ferry to France (car + 4 people)
Ferry to France and make the short drive from Calais or Dunkirk to major European cities: