There's plenty of festive fun to be had with First Bus!

Whether you're looking for the best hot chocolates in town, searching the city for Christmas presents or heading to your local theatre to enjoy a classic panto with family..."He's behind you!!"... you can do it all and more with a £2 Single bus ticket.

Simply download the First Bus App to plan your festive adventure, track your bus live on a map and buy your £2 ticket before you travel - what are you waiting for?

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Discover Christmas in Bradford

Watch a festive show at the Alhambra Theatre

This year, Alhambra Theatre's annual panto will be Cinderella!
Starring some well-known faces such as Samantha Giles (Emmerdale), John Whaite (Celebrity baker, Strictly Come Dancing) and Billy Pearce, the show is the perfect way to celebrate the season.

The show is running from Saturday 9th December through to Sunday 21st January, with some additional access performances.

Book tickets here.

Wander around Odsal Stadium Christmas Markets

What better way to welcome the festive season than with a visit to the Odsal Stadium Christmas Markets.
Running on 25th and 26th November from 10am-4pm, head to Odsal Stadium to discover seasonal stalls and festive treats, and you can even say hello to Santa in his grotto!

Even better, entry is completely free.

Marvel at the Saltaire Living Advent Calendar

Throughout December, head over to Saltaire to discover its living advent calendar, as houses, schools, shops and more light up their windows with festive displays! Soak up the season as you wander through the village to take in the magical designs.

Windows are illuminated between 4pm-10:30pm throughout December, and a map will be available on the Saltaire Inspired website here.

Download our FREE First Bus App

Have everything you need to travel at your fingertips:

  • Plan your festive journey
  • Buy your tickets on the app
  • Track the bus to your stop

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Win a £25 Love2shop gift card in time for Christmas!

This December, as a thank you to our passengers, we're giving away £1k worth of Love2shop gift cards. These can be spent at over 90 different high-street brands and attractions.

All you need to do is sign up below then each day from 4th to 19th December we will email out a multiple choice question. Answer the question correctly and you'll be entered into that day's prize draw to win one of our £25 Love2shop gift cards. Three lucky winners will be drawn at random on each of the first 11 days, with seven winners on the final day (combined across West Yorkshire regions). You can enter every single day so make sure to keep an eye on your inbox!

Full terms and conditions can be found here.

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