Family-friendly Christmas Events 2021

Family-friendly Christmas Events 2021

There's no other day or time of year more magical or joyous than Christmas, especially amongst those little ones still leaving carrots, cookies and milk out for Santa and his enchanted sleigh pulling reindeer.

From elaborately decorated Christmas trees, adorned with twinkling fairy lights and baubles, to the lovingly wrapped presents which sit prettily beneath them - there's plenty of wonderment and excitement to be found by the youngsters in your household. But why not go a step further this year and treat them to a Christmas themed day out they'll never forget.

Experience one of the many fantastic attractions and adventures on offer, listed here in our Family-friendly Christmas events Inspire Me page.


London and the South of England:

La Clique
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La Clique

Christmas In Leicester Square, London

30th Nov +25 other dates

7:30pm til 9:15pm

No age restrictions

For ticket prices, please click here (Additional fees may apply)

This festive season, youre invited to once again step inside the spectacular Spiegeltent for a night...

Aladdin (pantomime @ Lyric Hammersmith)
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Aladdin (pantomime @ Lyric Hammersmith)

Lyric Hammersmith, London

2nd Dec +22 other dates

7:00pm til 9:05pm

No age restrictions

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Join Aladdin, the Genie and their friends this Christmas and go on a magical carpet ride where all o...

Santa Flights
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Santa Flights

British Airways I360, Brighton

4th Dec-18th Dec

12:30pm til 12:30pm

No age restrictions

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Join us for the ultimate festive family experience this Christmas and escape to 450ft above Brighton...

Pantoland At The Palladium
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Pantoland At The Palladium

London Palladium, London

4th Dec +11 other dates

2:30pm til 9:30pm

No age restrictions

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This Christmas the greatest entertainer on earth Donny Osmond and ultimate pantomime star Julian Cla...

Harry Potter And The Cursed Child
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Harry Potter And The Cursed Child

Palace Theatre, London

8th Dec +16 other dates

2:00pm til 12:00am

No age restrictions

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Theres magic in every moment ofHarry Potter and the Cursed Child,the most awarded play in historyand...

Breakfast and Fly with Santa Experience
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Breakfast and Fly with Santa Experience

British Airways I360, Brighton

11th Dec-24th Dec

9:45am til 11:00am

No age restrictions

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Book the full BA i360 Santa experience with our Breakfast & Santa Flights.

Potted Panto
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Potted Panto

The Garrick Theatre, London

11th December

11:00am til 12:00am

No age restrictions

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Seven classic pantomimes in 70 hilarious minutes! The Olivier Award nominated festive celebration Po...

Cinderella Pantomime Evening performance
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Cinderella Pantomime Evening performance

The Corn Exchange Market Square Witney OX28 6AB, Witney

17th December

6:45pm til 10:30pm

Minimum Age: 4

For ticket prices, please click here (Additional fees may apply)

Cinderella - Panto comedy at it's finest!

Elf (PG) @ Sheldwich Village Hall, Faversham
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Elf (PG) @ Sheldwich Village Hall, Faversham

Sheldwich Village Hall, Faversham

20th December

4:15pm til 6:45pm

Minimum Age: 3

For ticket prices, please click here (Additional fees may apply)

The Roaming Cinema Co. invites you to a special Christmas Party with a screening of classic comedy E...

The Nutcracker

The Nutcracker

Coliseum London , London

26th Dec +5 other dates

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The Nutcracker

Coliseum London , London

26th Dec +5 other dates

4:00pm til 6:00pm

No age restrictions

For ticket prices, please click here (Additional fees may apply)

The magical Christmas tradition for all the family. Over 100 dancers and musicians bring Nutcracker...

Northern England:

Santa
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Santa's Magical Christmas Grotto

Crystal Peaks Shopping Centre, Sheffield

28th Nov-12th Dec

10:00am til 6:00pm

No age restrictions

For ticket prices, please click here (Additional fees may apply)

Book now to visit Santa this Christmas!

Winter Wonderland - Santa
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Winter Wonderland - Santa's Grotto 2021 (Later Sessions)

Rainton Arena, Houghton-le-Spring

30th Nov +3 other dates

4:00pm til 7:00pm

No age restrictions

For ticket prices, please click here (Additional fees may apply)

Santa is back for 2021! Come visit Santa’s Grotto for the most wonderful experience for adults...

Christmas City - Love Actually (9pm last entry 8.45pm)
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Christmas City - Love Actually (9pm last entry 8.45pm)

Power League Soccer Dome, Manchester

1st December

8:00pm til 10:45pm

Minimum Age: 15

For ticket prices, please click here (Additional fees may apply)

Drive-in to a snow globe of festive cheer at Christmas City this December.

Christmas City - The Holiday  (8pm - last entry 7.45pm)
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Christmas City - The Holiday (8pm - last entry 7.45pm)

Power League Soccer Dome, Manchester

2nd December

7:00pm til 10:15pm

Minimum Age: 12

For ticket prices, please click here (Additional fees may apply)

Drive-in to a snow globe of festive cheer at Christmas City this December.

Christmas City - Elf  (2pm - last entry 1.45pm)
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Christmas City - Elf (2pm - last entry 1.45pm)

Power League Soccer Dome, Manchester

4th December

1:00pm til 3:45pm

No age restrictions

For ticket prices, please click here (Additional fees may apply)

Drive-in to a snow globe of festive cheer at Christmas City this December.

Christmas City - The Santa Clause (5pm - last entry 4.45pm)
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Christmas City - The Santa Clause (5pm - last entry 4.45pm)

Power League Soccer Dome, Manchester

4th December

4:00pm til 6:45pm

No age restrictions

For ticket prices, please click here (Additional fees may apply)

Drive-in to a snow globe of festive cheer at Christmas City this December.

Christmas City - Miracle on 34th Street  (8pm last entry 7.45pm)
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Christmas City - Miracle on 34th Street (8pm last entry 7.45pm)

Power League Soccer Dome, Manchester

4th December

7:00pm til 10:15pm

No age restrictions

For ticket prices, please click here (Additional fees may apply)

Drive-in to a snow globe of festive cheer at Christmas City this December.

Santa
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Santa's Grotto

Chorley Town Hall, Chorley

5th December

9:00am til 5:00pm

No age restrictions

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Come and meet Santa as he comes to visit Chorley for the run up to Christmas.

Santas Grotto Featured event
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Santas Grotto

Kanteena, Lancaster

5th December

10:00am til 4:00pm

Minimum Age: 1

For ticket prices, please click here (Additional fees may apply)

Santa's Grotto comes to Kanteena, Lancaster for their Christmas Markets. A great day out for all of ...

Christmas City - How the Grinch Stole Christmas (2pm)
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Christmas City - How the Grinch Stole Christmas (2pm)

Power League Soccer Dome, Manchester

5th December

1:00pm til 3:45pm

No age restrictions

For ticket prices, please click here (Additional fees may apply)

Drive-in to a snow globe of festive cheer at Christmas City this December.

Christmas City - Polar Express (5pm - last entry 4.45pm)
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Christmas City - Polar Express (5pm - last entry 4.45pm)

Power League Soccer Dome, Manchester

11th December

4:00pm til 6:45pm

No age restrictions

For ticket prices, please click here (Additional fees may apply)

Drive-in to a snow globe of festive cheer at Christmas City this December.

Afternoon Tea with Santa
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Afternoon Tea with Santa

The Bentley, Liverpool

12th December

12:00pm til 5:00pm

Minimum Age: 18

For ticket prices, please click here (Additional fees may apply)

It just wouldn’t be Christmas without a trip to see Santa!

Winter Wonderland - Ice Skating 2021 (later sessions)
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Winter Wonderland - Ice Skating 2021 (later sessions)

Rainton Arena, Houghton-le-Spring

13th Dec +21 other dates

4:00pm til 9:00pm

Minimum Age: 3

For ticket prices, please click here (Additional fees may apply)

Grab Your Skates And Come And Join Us At Our Real Open Air Ice Rink - Rainton Arena in Houghton le S...

Christmas City - Scrooged (8pm - last entry 7.45pm)
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Christmas City - Scrooged (8pm - last entry 7.45pm)

Power League Soccer Dome, Manchester

15th December

7:00pm til 9:45pm

No age restrictions

For ticket prices, please click here (Additional fees may apply)

Drive-in to a snow globe of festive cheer at Christmas City this December.

Breakfast with Santa Featured event
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Breakfast with Santa

Riva Showbar Preston, Preston

18th December

9:00am til 11:30am

No age restrictions

For ticket prices, please click here (Additional fees may apply)

Is that the sound of reindeers on Riva’s roof? It’s got to be! As Santa is coming to Riv...

The naughty elf Featured event
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The naughty elf's big Christmas party

Riva Showbar Preston, Preston

18th December

1:00pm til 4:00pm

Minimum Age: 18

For ticket prices, please click here (Additional fees may apply)

Before the Naughty Elf's join Santa in the north pole, they are coming to Riva Preston to have the b...

Christmas City - Nativity! (2pm - last entry 1.45pm)
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Christmas City - Nativity! (2pm - last entry 1.45pm)

Power League Soccer Dome, Manchester

18th December

1:00pm til 3:45pm

No age restrictions

For ticket prices, please click here (Additional fees may apply)

Drive-in to a snow globe of festive cheer at Christmas City this December.

Breakfast with Santa
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Breakfast with Santa

The Bentley, Liverpool

19th December

9:30am til 12:30pm

Minimum Age: 18

For ticket prices, please click here (Additional fees may apply)

It just wouldn’t be Christmas without a trip to see Santa!

Breakfast with Santa
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Breakfast with Santa

Hurlston Hall, Ormskirk

19th December

9:30am til 11:30am

No age restrictions

For ticket prices, please click here (Additional fees may apply)

Enjoy Breakfast with Santa in our large socially distanced function room.

Christmas in Bavaria
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Christmas in Bavaria

Hotel Football Old Trafford, Manchester

19th December

12:30pm til 4:30pm

Minimum Age: 18

For ticket prices, please click here (Additional fees may apply)

Join us this Christmas in our family edition of our specially created Bavarian Markets.

Christmas City - Jack Frost (5pm - last entry 4.45pm)
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Christmas City - Jack Frost (5pm - last entry 4.45pm)

Power League Soccer Dome, Manchester

22nd December

4:00pm til 6:45pm

No age restrictions

For ticket prices, please click here (Additional fees may apply)

Drive-in to a snow globe of festive cheer at Christmas City this December.

Breakfast with Santa
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Breakfast with Santa

Hurlston Hall, Ormskirk

23rd December

9:30am til 11:30am

No age restrictions

For ticket prices, please click here (Additional fees may apply)

Enjoy Breakfast with Santa in our large socially distanced function room.

Christmas City - Home Alone (2pm - last entry 1.45pm)
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Christmas City - Home Alone (2pm - last entry 1.45pm)

Power League Soccer Dome, Manchester

23rd December

1:00pm til 3:45pm

No age restrictions

For ticket prices, please click here (Additional fees may apply)

Drive-in to a snow globe of festive cheer at Christmas City this December.

Breakfast with Santa
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Breakfast with Santa

Hurlston Hall, Ormskirk

24th December

9:30am til 11:30am

No age restrictions

For ticket prices, please click here (Additional fees may apply)

Enjoy Breakfast with Santa in our large socially distanced function room.

Christmas City - How the Grinch stole Christmas (11am )
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Christmas City - How the Grinch stole Christmas (11am )

Power League Soccer Dome, Manchester

24th December

10:00am til 12:45pm

No age restrictions

For ticket prices, please click here (Additional fees may apply)

Drive-in to a snow globe of festive cheer at Christmas City this December.

Christmas City - The Night before (8pm - last entry 7.45pm)
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Christmas City - The Night before (8pm - last entry 7.45pm)

Power League Soccer Dome, Manchester

24th December

7:00pm til 9:45pm

Minimum Age: 15

For ticket prices, please click here (Additional fees may apply)

Drive-in to a snow globe of festive cheer at Christmas City this December.

The Midlands:

Digbeth Ice Rink
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Digbeth Ice Rink

Luna Springs Digbeth , Birmingham

1st Dec +18 other dates

3:00pm til 10:00pm

Minimum Age: 3

For ticket prices, please click here (Additional fees may apply)

The ultimate ice-skating experience has arrived at Luna Springs. Introducing...The Digbeth Ice Rink!

Wales:

Scotland:

1994 Family Fun Day Xmas Ball Rave 11/12/21
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1994 Family Fun Day Xmas Ball Rave 11/12/21

The Classic Grand, Glasgow

11th December

1:00pm til 5:00pm

Minimum Age: 1

For ticket prices, please click here (Additional fees may apply)

1994 Family Fun Day Christmas Ball Rave. 4 hours of Festive Fun & for the Young & Oldskool.

Funbox - Santa
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Funbox - Santa's Pyjama Party

New Auditorium Glasgow Royal Concert Hall, Glasgow

11th December

2:00pm til 4:00pm

No age restrictions

For ticket prices, please click here (Additional fees may apply)

Ho Ho Ho! Funbox invite you to a very special sleepover, but you’ll be too excited to snooze c...

Funbox - Santa
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Funbox - Santa's Pyjama Party

New Auditorium Glasgow Royal Concert Hall, Glasgow

12th December

12:00pm til 2:00pm

No age restrictions

For ticket prices, please click here (Additional fees may apply)

Ho Ho Ho! Funbox invite you to a very special sleepover, but you’ll be too excited to snooze c...

Funbox - Santa
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Funbox - Santa's Pyjama Party

Ironworks Venue, Inverness

19th December

12:30pm til 2:30pm

No age restrictions

For ticket prices, please click here (Additional fees may apply)

Ho Ho Ho! Funbox invite you to a very special sleepover, but you’ll be too excited to snooze c...

Funbox - Santa
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Funbox - Santa's Pyjama Party

Brunton Theatre, Musselburgh

23rd December

5:00pm til 7:00pm

No age restrictions

For ticket prices, please click here (Additional fees may apply)

Ho Ho Ho! Funbox invite you to a very special sleepover, but you’ll be too excited to snooze c...

Funbox - Santa
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Funbox - Santa's Pyjama Party

Brunton Theatre, Musselburgh

24th December

11:00am til 1:00pm

No age restrictions

For ticket prices, please click here (Additional fees may apply)

Ho Ho Ho! Funbox invite you to a very special sleepover, but you’ll be too excited to snooze c...

Funbox - Santa
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Funbox - Santa's Pyjama Party

Brunton Theatre, Musselburgh

24th December

2:00pm til 4:00pm

No age restrictions

For ticket prices, please click here (Additional fees may apply)

Ho Ho Ho! Funbox invite you to a very special sleepover, but you’ll be too excited to snooze c...

Funbox - Santa
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Funbox - Santa's Pyjama Party

Brunton Theatre, Musselburgh

27th December

12:00pm til 2:00pm

No age restrictions

For ticket prices, please click here (Additional fees may apply)

Ho Ho Ho! Funbox invite you to a very special sleepover, but you’ll be too excited to snooze c...