Meet the elves and Santa at Hastings Old Town Christmas shopping event this weekend

Traders are gearing up for this weekend’s festive shopping event in Hastings Old Town.

Wednesday, 17th November 2021, 12:05 pm
Updated Thursday, 9th December 2021, 11:02 am

People will have a chance to shop for gifts and show their support for local businesses at the Old Town Christmas Weekend on December 11 and 12.

The event will include a treasure hunt for kids under 12. They will have to find all 12 numbers hidden in the shop windows of George Street, the High Street, and Courthouse Street for a chance of winning the £25 prize.

Robbie Clark, who helps organise the event, said: “This year we will have market stalls in Butlers Gap on both days. We are showcasing Old Town businesses without a shop presence.”

Santa (stock picture)

He said there will be a hot chocolate station, Father Christmas on both days, entertainment through the streets with festive elves giving out goodie bags, and in-store events in shops.

Poster for Hastings Old Town Christmas shopping weekend 2021
Poster for Hastings Old Town Christmas shopping weekend 2021