Christmas Emporium

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Saturday 15 - Saturday 22 December

Lincoln Castle's Christmas Emporium
Celebrate the magic of Christmas within the medieval walls of Lincoln Castle. 

A spectacular Victorian inspired Light Show will form the centre of this brand new Christmas experience. Entitled 'Marking Time' and reflecting times past and present this extraordinary illumination and soundtrack will fill each evening with a sprinkling of Christmas magic.  

Designed to delight visitors of all ages, the light show will be complimented by Christmas stalls offering unique arts, crafts, gifts and locally sourced food and drink. Including a cosy tipi bar and quality street food vendors, the Lincoln Castle Christmas Emporium creates the perfect setting to meet friends and family.

Access the Medieval Wall Walk at twilight each evening for truly spectacular evening views over the City.

The breath-taking light show will be repeated through-out the evening, enabling you to stay as long as you like.

Don’t forget that Father Christmas will be here looking forward to receiving your Christmas wishes in this twilight experience that is designed to entertain visitors of all ages.

Times: 4pm – 10pm
Light Show: 5pm – 9pm
Admission: Adult £7.50, Concession £6.50, Child £5.00, Family £20.00, Annual Pass holders – FREE entry.
Each ticket for the Christmas Emporium allows the holder to access the event as many times during the 8 evenings as they wish, making sure nobody misses out on that perfect gift opportunity! *  

* Terms and conditions apply

Terms and Conditions

Event ticket is non transferable

Access to certain areas of Lincoln Castle may be restricted due to adverse weather conditions. Restrictions may also occur during special events.

Child Ticket
Applies to children aged 5 – 16 years
Children must be accompanied by an adult

Concession Ticket
Applies to people aged 63 and above, unemployed, receiving income support, in full time education and people with impairments/conditions that impact on their day-to-day living as defined by the Equality Act 2010

Eligibility for concessions:
Please note that we may ask for proof of eligibility for concessions.  Examples of eligible documents include:
Full time students: valid student ID with expiry date
In receipt of income support:
Senior citizens: ID showing date of birth
Disabled: blue badge

Family Ticket
Applies to 2 adults and up to 3 children

Free admission for carers
Carers accompanying visitors with disabilities are admitted free of charge

Your Commitment to us
When you confirm your purchase, you are accepting that these terms and conditions form the basis of any contract between Lincoln Castle and yourself.

The description and price of tickets you order will be on shown on the Lincoln Castle website at the time you place your order. Prices are in UK Sterling and inclusive of any applicable taxes with there are no surcharges whatsoever. Once you have paid, we will not increase the price of your tickets.

Online Security
To ensure that your online shopping experience is secure, your credit/debit card details will be encrypted on a secure server to minimize the possibility of someone being able to read them as they are sent over the internet.

Unfortunately we cannot issue any refunds for cancellations.

Online Booking
Once purchased on-line tickets may not be used in conjunction with any other offer. No ticket may be resold.
Any discounts or offers on-line are available for limited quantities and periods only and shall not be available on bookings made by phone or in person.
Please bring along your booking reference number, print out or your e-ticket.
Prices are correct at the time of going to press and are subject to change without notification.

Annual Pass
Please note your Annual Pass is valid for the named individually only and cannot be transferred or refunded.
Children must be accompanied by an adult when using their pass. It is only valid for family trips and not valid for parties or school visits.
Opening times and dates may change without prior notice at the discretion of the Lincoln Castle management. Please check the website for details.
Lost or damaged cards will incur a £2 replacement administration fee per card.
Your Annual Pass must be presented to gain entry in Lincoln Castle otherwise full admission will be charged.
If you have purchased your Annual Pass online please present your confirmation email to the Shop or Ticketing Office for the registration of your card.
Castle management have the right to refuse entry and remove annual pass if fraudulent use is suspected where no refund will be given.*Please check our website,, for validity of annual pass to all Lincoln Castle events.