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November & December Events in Kendal

Don't let the shorter days & colder Nights get you down...

Check out our handy guide of Events on this November & December In Kendal!

November 2023 Events

Friday 3rd November

Live Music Event – Somethin’ Brewin’ @ The Venue – 7pm free entry

A night of live music at The Venue. Hard hitting classic rock anthems from Somethin’ Brewin’

It’s a free entry gig and Pappy’s Pop Up Truck on site for delicious BBQ food to fuel you ready for a night of hard rocking!

Saturday 4th November

Kendal Town Football Club VS Bury FC – 12pm open match starts at 3pm

Combining Football and BBQ… perfection! Pappy’s are excited to be popping up at Kendal Town FC serving food and drinks all day. Pop down and pay us a visit!

Thursday 9th November

Barrel House Pub Quiz Night & Pappy’s Pop Up – 7:30pm – 10pm

Pappy’s are delighted to be popping up with our food truck at The Barrel House Quiz Night.
With two random rounds, a picture, and a music round, there is something for everyone. Think you could be in with a chance of winning the beer vouchers or bonus prizes up for grabs?

Thursday 16th November

Kendal Christmas Light Switch On @ Kendal Market Square – 5pm onwards

To kick off the festive season in style, Kendal is hosting a Christmas Light Switch on 16th November! 

The town centre will be illuminated with festive lights and decorations, providing the perfect backdrop for a night of festivities. Food and drinks will be available from local vendors, and there will be activities for all ages to enjoy.

Thursday 16th – 19th November

Kendal Mountain Festival @ Kendal (various locations) 

The ultimate social gathering for all those who love the outdoors – takes place in Kendal, the gateway to The Lake District National Park each November.

With a vast array of amazing events such as adventure film collections, guest speaker events, live music and parties and the festival base camp – it’s an event which sees the streets of Kendal truly come alive!

If you’re looking for a party, join us at The Venue where we’ll have our Pappy’s pop up over the weekend for these fabulous events! 

The Venue for HAUS Party on Friday 17th, @ The Venue for Craghoppers Ceilidh on Saturday 18th & a Special Sunday Ceilidh at 4pm!

Thursday 23rd November

Thanksgiving Celebrations @ Pappy’s Texas BBQ 4:30pm ’til late

We’re looking forward to celebrating Thanksgiving at Pappy’s Texas BBQ this year at our restaurant in Smokehouse Yard, Kendal.

Join us with your friends and family to celebrate Pappy’s style! We’ll have our holiday share platter on the menu all month featuring our delicious Oak Smoked Turkey!

Book your table here for 4:30pm onwards.

Saturday 25th November

Live Music Event – Women In Rock @ The Venue & Pappy’s Pop Up 7pm ’til late

Women In Rock UK delivers some of the most iconic female anthems of all time by the most talented female vocalists on the live touring scene. Music from the likes of Cher, Blondie, Janis Joplin, Republica, Belinda Carlisle, Bonnie Tyler, P!nk, Suzi Quatro, Tina Turner, & many more… 

Together with a plethora of the most experienced musicians as a backing band – it’s a show not to be missed! Book your tickets here.

December 2023 Events

Friday 1st & 2nd December

Kendal Whisky Festival @ Kendal Town Hall 

The Kendal Whisky Festival is back for it’s 3rd year!

Based in Kendal town hall, the festival will be welcoming some of the top distilleries from across the UK and international brands! In order to accommodate all whisky lovers and to make sure you’re drinking responsibly, Kendal Whisky Festival is split into three sessions:

Friday evening, Saturday afternoon and Saturday evening.

Book your tickets here

Pappy’s will be open from 4:30pm ’til late if you’re looking for some delicious smoked meat and BBQ to compliment your whiskey tasting get yourself a table booked!

Saturday 9th & 10th December

Kendal Christmas Celebration

The festive season is here, and the town of Kendal is celebrating with a two-day Christmas Celebration on 9th and 10th December. Get ready for some festive fun with a variety of activities and events sure to put a smile on everyone’s face. 

So come along and join us for a magical Christmas Celebration in Kendal this December!

Full details coming soon.

Booking a Christmas Party? How does Exclusive use at Pappy's sound?

Planning a festive celebration?

Get in touch for Exclusive use of Pappy's Taco Bar!

Looking for somewhere fun with mouth watering food to host your Christmas Party this year? Pappy’s is offering exclusive use of our Taco Bar on Sundays throughout November & December for parties of 15 (min) – 25 (max)

We would love to welcome y’all to celebrate with us Friends, Families, Businesses alike – this offer is open to all!

Dates available on a first come first serve basis > 3rd December, 10th December, 17th December at 5:30pm.

If you’re a smaller sized group but still want to celebrate your Christmas Party at Pappy’s, we welcome you to book anytime we are open during the week. Let us know in the comments that you’re coming for a special festive celebration and we’ll do what we can to make it special for y’all!

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