Dig out your woolly hats and grab your shopping bags, as SoGlos rounds up the details of Gloucestershire’s late night shopping events this December 2023.
With confirmed Christmas shopping dates and times for Gloucester’s King’s Walk, Cheltenham's Regent Arcade, Gloucester Quays and Winchcombe — it’s time to hit the shops.
Please note, this list will be continuously updated throughout the Christmas period.
Late night Christmas shopping at the Regent Arcade 2023
As well as housing popular high-street stores such as H&M, JD Sports and TK Maxx, shoppers can also try out new skincare at The Body Shop, get quirky gifts for friends and family at Tiger, or pick up something special at Pandora at Regent Arcade over the festive period.
The centre will be open for late night shopping on Thursday 7, 14, and 21 December 2023 from 9am until 8pm; then 9am to 6pm on Monday 18, Tuesday 19, Wednesday 20, Friday 22 and Saturday 23 December; whilst opening from 11am until 5pm on Christmas Eve, and Boxing Day (closed on Christmas Day).
Regent Arcade will then be open from 9am until 6pm every day up until Saturday 30 December; and open from 11am until 5pm on New Year's Eve.
Late night Christmas shopping at King’s Walk 2023
In addition to the regular opening times for King's Walk — 9am to 5.30pm from Monday to Saturday and 10am to 5pm on Sundays — the shopping centre will also be open until 7pm for late night festive shopping on Thursday 8 and 15, as well as Monday 19 through to Friday 23 December 2022.
On Christmas Eve, the centre will close at 5.30pm, while on Boxing Day, Tuesday 27 December 2022, New Year’s Day and Monday 2 January 2023, stores throughout the shopping centre will be open from 10am until 5pm.
Late night Christmas shopping in Winchcombe 2023
Get ready for some late night Christmas shopping in Winchcombe this December 2023, with the return of Winchcombe Christmas Festival after a two-year hiatus. Taking place on Friday 8 December 2023, the pretty Cotswold stone independent shops on its picturesque high street will be open until 8pm.
Promising all the fun of a Christmas night out, the festival is free to enjoy and there'll be entertainment for all the family, alongside more than 50 market stalls with special yuletide offerings, such as street entertainers, Morris dancers and live music.
Check out more free things to do this Christmas with SoGlos's handpicked list of the best events in Gloucestershire.
Late night Christmas shopping at Gloucester Quays 2023
With up to 70 per cent off retail prices on high street and designer names, Gloucester Quays is a popular spot for Christmas shoppers; and it's open until 8pm Monday to Friday, 7pm on Saturday and 5pm on Sunday — ideal for after-work shopping sprees.
During the festive season, it will be open from 10am to 5pm on Christmas Eve; closed on Christmas Day; then open again from 10am to 6pm on Boxing Day and 10am until 8pm on Wednesday 27 December 2023. On Thursday 28 and Friday 29 December, it's open from 10am to 8pm, so shoppers can make the most of the sales; then on New Year's Eve the centre is open 10am until 5pm and from 10am until 6pm on New Year's Day.
SoGlos journalists will update this story as more venues/locations are announced.