Christmas Events In and Around Cheshire

Christmas in coming up fast! Have you planned you days out and visits to Father Christmas yet? Here are some of the events happening in and around Cheshire.

Weston Christmas Lights Display


This is a great way to get in the festive mood! Lots of lights to enjoy, music and visit Santa in his sleigh! There is no entry fee for this, it is a Charity event and donations are welcome! Click here for more information

Knowsley Safari Park


Explore the park after dark and enter into their enchanted wonderland. You’ll discover enchanting street performers as they guide the way into something magical. There is a light safari and beautiful animal light sculptures!
Feel the buzz of excitement as you’re guided past the joyful fair rides into the festive grotto. High five the elves and make your way to meet Father Christmas, sit by the fire and receive a special present.
For the full Enchanted experience at Knowsley Safari Park a children’s ticket is £14, which includes entry around the light safari and a magical meeting with Santa! Adults can enjoy the enchantment for just £5.  Click here for more information

Biddulph Grange

Father Christmas has dropped some presents from his sleigh over Biddulph Grange Garden, follow the trail to find the presents and find the Christmas Cottage. At the Cottage meet the Christmas Elf and go inside to meet Father Christmas and receive your special Christmas gift. We went last year and had lots of fun! It snowed too, which made it extra special and festive!
It costs £6 per child. Booking is essential. Click here to find out more

Chester Zoo

Kick-start your Christmas countdown at Chester Zoo and explore a magical festive wonderland, full of sparkle, illumination and a sprinkling of snow! Give your family precious memories they’ll never forget; encounter new fantastical and colourful worlds, full of animal-inspired illuminations and traditional festive scenes that will leave you with a warm fuzzy-feeling inside. This costs £10 per child and £12 per adult. 2yrs and under go FREE. Click here for more information

Stockley Farm

On the weekends throughout December there will be a magical experience to get the whole family into the festive spirit! One of Father Christmas’ elves has lost her Christmas cheer and Father Christmas needs your help to find it again!
Each 2.5-hour experience includes:
A festive brunch or lunch/dinner
Help the eves tell their story by taking part in the panto
Make a Christmas decoration to take home
Have you got what it takes to be an elf? Find out and become one of Father Christmas’ honorary elves!
You can also meet and feed the animals and visit Father Christmas in his grotto and receive a special Christmas gift! For more information click here

Blakemere Village

Don’t miss this unique theatrical experience to find Father Christmas at Blakemere’s Christmas Woodland and this year there is two packages to choose from! Take a look below and then click here to book

Ultimate Santa Experience

* Magical Outdoor Woodland Theatre in search of Father Christmas
* Meet & Greet with Father Christmas plus Children’s gift
* Mrs Claus’s Kitchen Craft
* Unlimited Family Skating
* Gifts for the Grown-Ups
* Photo with Snowy the Owl
* Refreshments for all the Family
* Tickets £27.50

Santa Experience

* Magical Outdoor Woodland Theatre in search of Father Christmas
* Meet & Greet with Father Christmas plus Children’s gift
* Photo with Snowy the Owl
* Tickets £19.95

Lyme Park

Lyme Park have a few different things going on over the Christmas period, from a walk in the stunning grounds to festive afternoon tea and even an audience with Father Christmas! Take a look at the website to see what’s available.

Cotebrook Shire Horse Centre


Go along to Cotesbrook Store Horse Centre in December for two festive weekends where they open their doors for just £1 per person!

Santa will be there from 10am to 2pm, get your Christmas Jumpers on for the Best Christmas Jumper Competition and enter in the Christmas Colouring Competition.
Other festive fun activities include:
Pony Grooming
Breakfast with Santa
Lucky Dip
Christmas Quiz
Christmas shopping in our gift shop
Shire Horse talk
Walk on the wildside animal feeding

Click here to take a look and find out more

Dunham Massey

Dunham Massey’s biggest and brightest Christmas event returns for a second year with plenty more surprises. Experience the garden and historic buildings all aglow for a magical outdoor, after-dark experience. Click here for more information

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