Newport's Christmas lights were switched on with entertainment and fireworks on Saturday 16 November.
Caerleon Christmas celebrations
Saturday 7 December, 10am - 6pm
Enjoy traditional festive storytelling sessions at the Roman Fortress Baths at 11am, 1pm and 3pm.
A farmers market will be held in Caerleon Town Hall from 10am - 4pm offering festive treats and presents from a variety of local producers' food and craft stalls.
Keep an eye out for Santa Claus who has promised to drop in...
End the day with Carols on the Common from around 4.30pm.
Park and ride
Saturday 23 November - Saturday 21 December 2019
A free Saturday park and ride service will run every 10 minutes between the Civic Centre car parks and the city centre bus station from 9am, with the last bus departing from the city centre at 5.50pm.
See Newport Bus for further timetable information.
Visit Newport for bargains, gifts and provisions from independent traders, historic Newport Market, Friars Walk and the Kingsway Centre.
The Riverfront panto - Cinderella
Thursday 28 November 2019 - Saturday 4 January 2020
Enjoy two hours of song, dance, drama and fun for all ages at The Riverfront Theatre's traditional family panto, Cinderella.
Christmas waste and recycling collections
Apart from Christmas Day and New Year's Day, when there will be no collections, bins and recycling will be collected one day later than usual over the Christmas and New Year period.
- Monday 23 December: collections as usual
- Tuesday 24 December: collections as usual
- Wednesday 25 December: no collection - bins and recycling will be collected Thursday, 26 December
- Thursday 26 December: collections will take place Friday 27 December
- Friday 27 December: collections will take place Saturday 28 December
- Monday 30 December: collections as usual
- Tuesday 31 December: collections as usual
- Wednesday 1January: no collection - bins and recycling will be collected Thursday 2 January
- Thursday 2 January: collections will take place Friday 3 January
- Friday 3 January: collections will take place Saturday 4 January
Put in your postcode on the bin collection page to find out when your bin and recycling will be collected.
Your real Christmas tree can be recycled by:
Recycle cards and wrapping paper
Cards and wrapping paper go in your green recycling box - no foil wrapping paper please!
Read about Wastesavers Christmas recycling
Recycling Centre opening hours
Last vehicles are admitted to the site 15 minutes before closing time
More information about the Recycling Centre
We will be open with the usual office hours on Monday 23 December and Friday 27 December and will close at 3pm on Tuesday 24 December.
Council buildings will be closed on:
- Wednesday 25 December 2019
- Thursday 26 December 2019
- Wednesday 1 January 2020
On all other dates over the Christmas and New Year period council buildings will be open as usual.