Join us this Christmas for a magical farm experience. You will enjoy a set meal in the tearoom with sandwiches, mince pies/ cakes and a hot/ cold drink. Visit the elves workshop to make reindeer food and create your own Christmas decoration before taking a trailer ride to Santa’s Grotto where each child will receive a special gift from the big man himself.
Advance booking and full payment is required as places are limited. Session dates and times:
  • Saturday 9th Dec – 12pm or 4pm
  • Sunday 10th Dec – 12pm or 4pm
  • Saturday 16th Dec – 12pm or 4pm
  • Sunday 17th Dec – 12pm or 4pm
  • Friday 22nd Dec – 12pm or 4pm
  • Saturday 23rd Dec- 10am (this session will be breakfast items)
  • Children (1- 12yrs) £25.00
  • Adults (13yrs +, no present) £20.00
  • Babies under 1 £10 (doesn’t include food)

The experience will last approximately 2 hours with lunches served at the beginning of your booked session. On arrival you will be given a time slot to the elves workshop which is then followed by the trailer ride to see Santa.


Boston Park Farm, Bawtry Road, Hatfield Woodhouse, DN7 6DS

Doncaster’s spellbinding pantomime returns with Beauty and the Beast!

In a faraway land an arrogant and self-centred prince is magically transformed into a hideous beast. Only a kind-hearted village girl can mend the prince’s ways in time and break the spell!

With marvellous music, captivating costumes and absurd antics, you don’t want to miss Doncaster’s most magical pantomime this festive season.

Beauty and the Beast will be showing at various times between 30th November and 31st December 2023.

BSL, captioned and audio described performances are available (see the link below for more information).


Also showing at CAST from 13th- 24th December 2023 is ‘Snowmen: A Flurry of Fun for the Very Young’– the perfect for winter treat for 2- 7 year olds and their families.


Christmas 2023 is officially up and running at Lakeside Village with the centre transformed into a winter wonderland!

Santa’s Grotto

Santa’s Grotto will be open on selected dates between  is free with no booking required but a £2 donation is being recommended which will go towards Lakeside Village’s Charity of the Year, Doncaster Mind.

Artisan & Craft Fayre

Christmas officially launches on Saturday 2nd and Sunday 3rd, Saturday 9th and Saturday 16th December with our popular Artisan and Craft Fayre which will be full of festive gift ideas, tasty treats and musical performances to put you in the Christmas spirit.

Lakeside Village Christmas Trail

The Lakeside Village trail is just for fun, pick up a leaflet in Guest Services and head round the centre to find our different festive statues.

More time to shop!

And of course, plenty of time for Christmas shopping with Lakeside Village’s extended opening hours.

Don’t forget to stop for a selfie with our giant illuminated reindeer too!

Visit the website

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Doncaster Frost Festival

From 23rd November – 29th January on Clock Corner, St Sepulchre Gate and the surrounding city centre areas

Residents and visitors are invited to celebrate Christmas in Doncaster with a whole host of events taking place in the run-up to the festive season.

The season of events will include visits from Santa Claus at the Mansion House as well as Christmas Carols in the Square with choirs, carols and musicians providing the backdrop to the entertainment. There will be festive cabins that will be open every day offering small retailers the opportunity to bring festive cheer and gift options to city centre shoppers, a children’s tea cup ride, as well the return of the free snow globe for children to play in.

Waddle into Christmas with a magical lineup of seasonal activities in Doncaster for all the family!

An Evening with Father Christmas

Mansion House
Thursday 7th December, (sessions from 4.30pm, 5.30pm and 6.30pm)
Tickets (£10 under 12’s Adults free, two adults per booking max)
A truly magical experience awaits when Father Christmas stops by the Mansion House for a festive evening of entertainment, activities, hot chocolate, cookies, gifts and photos in our fairytale setting. Tucked away within the Mansion House is our fairy hideout where the elves have been busy creating a festive treat for the children of Doncaster. Don’t forget your singing voices and dancing shoes as Santa is here to party!

Christmas Cabins

2nd-16th December
Lots of great gift ideas await at the Frost Festival Christmas Cabins situated in the area around Clock Corner between Frenchgate and Doncaster Market. Enjoy the charm and atmosphere and pick up a quality pressie along the way from the local makers, small businesses and craft style traders. Enjoy festive refreshments from the food and drink stalls. .

Frost Festival Finale

Sir Nigel Gresley Square

Thursday 21st December (6.30pm onwards)

Join us for traditional carols and festive entertainment beside the Christmas tree. We have festive treats for all including scrumptious food and hot drinks as well as rides and activities for our younger visitors. The elves have been hard at work filling the snow globe for your photos and Father Christmas himself will be making one of his last appearances before he gets ready for the big day—a truly festive way to mark the start of the holidays with some traditional Christmas cheer.


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Frenchgate Centre

Saturday 9th December 2023

The Snow Lion

Magical shows at 11:30am, 12:30pm and 1:30pm.

Each show lasts 30 minutes.

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Harrogate Ice Rink

The highly-anticipated Harrogate Ice Rink returns to Crescent Gardens for the second year in a row; running alongside the Harrogate Christmas Fayre from 1st December and remaining open until 7th January 2024.

This festive favourite will be bigger and better than ever before, hosting not only a bigger ice rink, but an outdoor bar, a cosy sheltered tipi, funfair rides including a carousel and bungee trampolines, and a Yorkshire Wrap food stall – vegetarian and vegan options available.

Immerse yourself in the magic of Christmas with this family-friendly and affordable attraction coming to the centre of Harrogate from December to January.

Harrogate Ice Rink is open from 11am every day until 19:30 on weekdays and 20:45 on weekends. You can book a one-hour session for a reduced price of £10 per ticket (plus booking fee) this year, and each ticket purchased will also grant 50% off any hot drink at the bar on site; including mulled wine and hot chocolate.

Adults and children aged 4+ are welcome at Harrogate Ice Rink. Free skate hire is available on site and there are skate aids available on a first come first served basis, these are available for £5 per user.

During your visit to Crescent Gardens, be sure to visit the Harrogate Christmas Fayre, ride on the Candy Cane Express road train, or experience the open top bus, which stops at the Ice Rink too!

For  20% discount code for Mumblers use discount code: mumbler20

More details about session times, bar opening hours, and terms and conditions can be found online

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Book Tickets

This years pantomime at Hull New Theatre is Cinderella. Runs 16th December 2023 to 7th January 2024.

You shall go to the ball this Christmas with singer, TV actor and musical theatre star Lee Mead and Hull panto favourite Neil Hurst, in the spectacular family pantomime Cinderella. They will be joined by Yorkshire Wicked Sisters Peter Peverley and Jack Land Noble, West End performer Rebekah Lowings as the title role, Spin as Dandini and Olivia Mitchell as the Fairy Godmother.

Packed with all of the traditional pantomime ingredients Hull audiences expect, Cinderella features laugh-out-loud comedy, stunning scenery, beautiful costumes and plenty of boos and hisses. Join Cinders as she goes from rags to riches, outwits her very wicked sisters and meets her Prince Charming.

Book tickets here, or call the box office on 01482 300 306.

Hull New Theatre, Kingston Square, Hull, HU1 3HF.

Saturday 23rd December 2023
Celebrate your babies 1st Christmas with a Music Bugs and Baby Bunnies party or for those with toddlers/siblings we will also be doing a family party.
£20 to include a gift , drink and cake
10am till 11am- toddlers (to include a visit from Father Christmas)
11.30 till 1pm- babies
1.30 till 3 – babies
Inbox Anna on Facebook or Nic at Baby Bunnies Doncaster to book your ticket. Payment due on booking.
Kilham hall, Branton
19th December 2023
This one is not to missed, Santa is coming to town!

We have a truly magical day planned on the 19th of December held at @ablankcanvas_events

We have Christmas crafts and sensory play areas, soft play and role play areas.
There’ll be endless photo opportunities, including one to one photos with Santa.
Each paid child’s ticket will include a lunch box from Hollie’s Bar and a small gift from Santa.
Free teas and coffee for all adults and some delicious festive bakes available to purchase.

Slot 1- 11.30 am-1.30 pm *(childminders discount)
Slot 2- 2.30 pm-4.30 pm

Children’s tickets are £20 and include a 10% off voucher for our stay and play cafe which is opening in the new year.
Pre-walkers are free unless you’d like them to have a gift and lunch box in which case the full ticket fee will apply, please note a ticket must still be booked.

Please message us on whatsApp or instagram to book- 07720 655599

Unit 2, Shaw Wood Way, Wheatley Hills, Doncaster, DN2 5TB

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Penguin Parade in Doncaster

23rd November 2023- 29th January 2024

Can you find all of Doncaster’s Penguins?

This Winter in the City of Doncaster, there’s a new and enchanting family friendly walkable trail featuring incredible Emperor Penguin sculptures, each individually designed by talented artists.

Pick up a parade map from the Tourist Information Centre and discover all 12 of the stunning sculptures including Santa Paws, Mr Easy Freezy, Pullover Penguin, Buddy The Elf and more!

Find out more 


18th November 2023- 8th January 2024

Stockeld Park’s Christmas Adventure is back this Winter, and it’s going to be bigger and better than ever before! ☃️

Experience the magic this festive season and see the park transform into a magical Christmas wonderland – the perfect day out for the whole family over the Winter months! ✨

Make magical memories with their incredible festive attractions, including:

✨ Winter Illuminations in the Enchanted Forest
🎅 Santa’s Grotto
⛸ Ice Skating Rink
🎭 Grinchilocks & the three elves show at the Stockeld Theatre
❄️ Illuminated Snowflake Maze


01937 586333
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Stockeld Park, off the A661 Wetherby Road, LS22 4AN.

9th December 2023 at 10:30am
Christmas Jumper Event
Join us for a family workshop wearing your best Christmas Jumper. There will even be prizes for the best one!
24th December 2023 at 10:30am
Christmas Eve Workshop and Hot Chocolate
Join us on Christmas Eve for our family friendly workshop. Here you can create your Santa plate or even a Christmas Eve box ready for the big day.
£10 deposit for a table of up to 4 crafting. All projects are available or create your own design for a small fee! Perfect for adding to those Christmas Decorations or getting ahead with a gift for someone.
For more details on all of our Christmas events please see our website

The Twisted Knot is based at The Yorkshire Hive at Yorkshire Wildlife Park, Hurst Lane, Auckley, Doncaster

2nd December 2023 from 12- 5pm

Christmas Extravaganza

An exciting day of charity fundraising by the amazing Mother Hookers who are raising money for Eves Trust. Come and see Santa in his fantastic life size crochet gingerbread house!

3rd December 2023 at 11am

Christmas Pub Painting- paint Rudolph!

Celebrate the festive season with a special family pub painting session suitable for ages 10 years+

Saturday 9th December 2023

The Doncaster Lions Santa will be making a special appearance from 12-3pm.

Sunday 10th December from 11am- 4pm.

Romanian Christmas Market.

Sunday 24th December 2023 from 1- 3pm.

Mr Dan’s Christmas Eve Disco.

31st December 2023 from 1pm- 3pm.

Mr Dan’s New Years Eve Disco.

The Wool Market will also be posting Christmas offers throughout the Christmas period so keep an eye on their social media channels below.

16th & 17th December 2023

Saturday 16th December- 9:15, 11:00 & 12:30
Sunday 17th December- 9:15 & 11:00

Each party is a full JAM packed hour of Christmas FUN!
Tickets £12 = 2 adults 1 child and includes a wrapped gift for your little one.

Siblings £6 with the code ‘SIB50’ (Children under 1 year FREE)

Go grab your tickets on the link below and let the Christmas fun begin! 👇🏽

Parties are open to anyone, you don’t need to be currently attending Toddler Sense to come to one of our Christmas parties.
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Tots Play Christmas Parties

If you have a little one aged from 4 weeks to 4 years then the Tots Play Christmas parties are for you!
Running every day from Monday 11th to Saturday 16th December.
It’s just £12 per child, additional siblings £8 and EVERYTHING is included in your ticket price from refreshments and take home keepsakes, to reindeer food and a gift from Santa Totsy.
Two FREE adults per child
Limits of 12- 15 children per session keeping it calm, safe and gentle.
Separate sessions for babies 4 weeks to 1 year and Toddlers aged 1 year to 4
Age appropriate festive sensory play, music, dancing and so much more, all in our beautiful, sensory lit baby and toddler centre at Tots Play Doncaster East, DN3 1HR

Experience the magic of Christmas at William’s Den, every weekend from 2nd to 24th December 2023. So what’s on the Christmas List this year?

  • NEW for 2023 – A new show starring Father Christmas! Watch him prepare for the big day in our new play! (SEND & BSL friendly available 2nd Dec 2.30pm show).
  • Choose your own present – Every child will go home with a toy they’ve chosen from our Christmas toy shop and a free child’s return ticket for another play date!
  • Decorate a festive home-baked gingerbread – “Bauble ze Baker” is back for 2023 by popular demand!
  • Toast marshmallows around our firepit & Mulled wine & homemade mince pies for grown-ups.
  • Head outside for our Reindeer quiz trail. Follow the clues and see if you can find them all!
  • NEW for 2023 – Giant Snow Globe Photo Moments*. Gather up the whole family and step inside our giant snow globe.
  • NEW for 2023 – Create your own Christmas bauble* that will make you smile year after year, every time you get the decorations out.

Festive Food & Drink* – Why not indulge in some delicious hot chocolate, festive sweet treats and our fabulous woodfired pizzas and home-made food. Plus unlimited play all day indoors and out the William’s Den way.

*additional cost applies to some additional items

Tickets are on sale now, and have been frozen at 2022 prices. Book here.

01430 472230, Castle Farm, Wold Hill, North Cave, HU15 2LS.

ARTventurers Christmas ARTY Party

Monday 18th December 2023 from 11am- 12pm

Join us for a super festive Christmas art & creative play party.

Suitable for 6 months- 5 years.

Tickets must be pre-booked online at

St Peters Community Hall, High Street, Bentley, DN5 0AA

Askern Town Council: Cinderella

Wednesday 6th December 2023

Cinderella- A Sensational Family Pantomime!

Doors 6:30pm, show at 7pm

Tickets £4 each

Askern Miners Welfare Club, Manor Way, Askern, Doncaster, DN6 0AJ

Austerfield Study Centre: Family Fun Sessions

November & December 2023
16th November 6- 7:30pm- Nocturnal Adventure
21st November 9:30- 11:30am- Stick Man
6th December 9:30- 11:30am- The Little Lost Robin
13th December 9:30- 11:30am- Rudolph’s Christmas Spell
19th December 9:30- 11:30am- We’re Going on an Elf Chase
All charged at £8 per child and can be booked through the website.

Old Primary School, High Street, Austerfield, DN10 6RE

01302 710415


Bawtry Christmas Event

Sunday 3rd December 2023

Festive fun for all the family including market stalls, live music, Princess characters, Womack’s Christmas window, fairground rides, real reindeers and much, much more!


Buzz and Roar: We Wish You a Messy Christmas!

Friday 15th December 2023 at 10:45am

will feel extra festive this year and make new memories enjoying the uniquely tactile Christmas sensory play on offer,

Adwick Methodist Church, 16 Fern Bank, Adwick le Street, DN6 7AF

Tickets must be booked via the website:

CAST: Christmas

Fairytale of New York- 2nd November

The Nutcracker (an eternal seasonal favourite)- 3rd November

A Christmas Carol– 28th November to 2nd December

Beauty and the Beast Christmas Pantomime 2023– 30th November- 31st December

Snowmen (a flurry of fun for the very young)– 13th- 24th December (recommended for 2- 7 year olds).

Waterdale, Doncaster, DN1 3BU

Christmas at Canberra Farm Hatfield: Free Event

9th & 10th December 2023 from 3pm- 8pm

Live music, toast marshmallows by the fire pit, creative workshop (angel making), elf trail, tag archery, photo booth, meet Santa, refreshments by @the_hiddenhideout.

Park at Hatfield Moors Nature Reserve for a short guided walk to the site.

Flying Futures, Well Doncaster,  World Women Wellbeing CIC.


Christmas at Clumber

There’s so much to enjoy this festive season at Clumber Park, with a wide range of events and activities for children of all ages.

  • Shaun the Sheep: Find the Flock at Clumber Park (18th November- 7th January 2023)
  • Meet Father Christmas (from 25th November 2023)
  • Christmas Market (25th & 26th November and 2nd & 3rd December 2023)
  • Victorian Christmas Fairground (16th, 17th, 23rd, 24th, 26, 27th, 28th, 29th, 30th & 31st December 2023)
  • The Elves Workshop (from 18th November 2023)
  • Wreath Making (28th & 29th November 2023)
  • Music in the Chapel (2nd, 3rd, 17th & 23rd December 2023)
  • Festive organised walks and runs (18th, 27th, 30th & 31st December, 6th, 7th 13th & 14th January)
  • The Elves Eatery (from 25th November 2023)
  • Santa Paws (16th, 17th, 21st & 22nd December 2023)

Please see our website for more information:

Christmas at Mother Shipton’s Cave

25th November 2023 – 24th December 2023
Step into a world of magic and wonder as you enter Mother Shipton’s magical Christmas experience. Get ready, for Santa is flying through the starry skies to meet you!
There’s so much to enjoy at Mother Shipton’s this Christmas and tickets are now on sale.
Mother Shipton’s Cave, Prophecy House, Knaresborough

Christmas Events at the Dome: Ice Caps

Saturday 23rd December 2023
Come and join us for fun at the Ice Caps with Sonic the Hedgehog!
Sonic will be with us during the following times:
  • 11- 11:30am
  • 12- 12:40pm
  • 1- 1:30pm
  • 2- 2:40pm
  • 3- 3:30pm

Doncaster Dome Leisure Centre, Booth Avenue, Doncaster

Clifton Park: Magical Christmas Adventure

25th November- 24th December 2023

Pack this Christmas full of family fun with an enchanting trip to Santa’s Workshop at Clifton Park!

The perfect magical Christmas experience for your little ones – and the whole family too.

It’s all included in your ticket price; Unlimited rides + unlimited mini golf. Then it’s all aboard the Santa Express for a journey to meet Santa in his Workshop!

Tickets on sale now.

Rotherham, S65 2AA


Cook Stars: Christmas Workshops

Friday 22nd December 2023 from 10:30- 12:30

2 hour Christmas baking and crafting workshop suitable for children aged 2- 12 years.

Finningley Village Hall

email: to book your place.

Curious Kids Town: Christmas Events

Sunday 3rd December 2023 3pm- 4:45pm

  • Christmas crafts with Mrs Claus
  • Interactive festive story & songs
  • Make your own reindeer food with Mrs Claus’ secret recipe
  • Lots of North Pole stories & secrets
  • Babycino and biscuit
  • A gift bag from Mrs Claus

Bankside Works, Lumley Street, Sheffield, S4 7ZJ

Danum Gallery, Library and Museum

Tuesday 7th December 2023 from 4- 5pm

Children’s Special Craft: Recycle Your Christmas Jumper (suitable for ages 7-12)

£5 per child (includes a drink)

Wednesday 20th December- Christmas Pyjama Party

10am- 11am- Under 5s

1pm- 2pm- Home educated children aged 5-11

4- 5pm- ages 5-11

Please book online

Diddly Tots: Christmas Events

16th & 17th December 2023- The Grinch Christmas Party

Join us for some Grinchy fun this Christmas (suitable for 0-4 years).

19th December 2023- Christmas Story Session

Let’s settle down together in our cosy pyjamas and share a Christmassy story with props.

31st December 2023- New Years Eve Party

From 3-5pm and suitable for 0- 6 years.

Tickets available at

Unit 10, Cavendish Court, South Parade, Doncaster, DN1 2DJ

Doncaster Little Theatre: Aladdin

9th December 2023 – 31st December 2023
This December, the most magical Panto is arriving to grant you 3 wishes, as Doncaster Little Theatre presents ALADDIN!

Join Widow Twanky and her boys on their exciting adventure,  meet the beautiful princess, and get ready to Boo the biggest baddie of them all!

Doncaster Little Theatre Ltd, Doncaster, DN1 1JD

Doncaster Minster: G4

19th December 2023

X-Factors G4 will perform at Doncaster Minster on 19th December 2023. Expect to hear timeless classics such as When A Child is Born, Silent Night and All I Want for Christmas as well as delightful medleys to evoke the Christmas Spirit.

St. George House, Church Street, Doncaster DN1 1RD

Doncaster Racecourse: Chocolate Family Raceday

Friday 29th December 2023 from 10am

An unforgettable day of delicious treats, thrilling jump racing and family-friendly activities.

Kids under 18 go FREE which makes this a great value family day out.

Leger Way, Doncaster, DN2 6BB

EPIC Winter Programme: Free events for 10-17 year olds throughout December & January

1st December- Deck the Hub Arts & Crafts

2nd December- EPIC Hub open session

7th December- Movie Night & EPIC Hub

8th December- Winter Games Day

9th December- EPIC Hub open session

14th December- Biscuit Decorating and Movie Night

15th & 16th December- EPIC Hub open session

21st December- Movie Night & Epic Hub

22nd December- Open Session & Beauty Unleashed

23rd December- Epic Hub Open Session

28th December- EPIC New Year & bingo

2nd January- New Years Celebration

3rd January- Open Session & Murder Mystery

4th January- Board Games Day

5th January- New Years Arts & Crafts

Some of the events above are ticketed but free. Book onto them at LINKTR.EE/EPICDONCASTER

Equine Dreams of Bawtry: Grinch Day

Sunday 10th December 2023 10am- 3pm

  • meet The Grinch
  • admission to our petting area
  • alpaca handling experience
  • festive pony ride
  • photographs with Ziggy the Zebra

£10 per ticket for 2-11 years/ £5 per ticket for adults and over 11s/ Under 2s free (tickets must be pre-booked on our website).

North View, Bawtry Road, Doncaster, DN11 9HA



Forest Friends Woodland Playgroup: Christmas Activities

4th & 8th December– The Dinosaur that Pooped Christmas

10th, 11th & 15th December– Jingle Sticks

16th, 18th & 22nd December– Christmas Crafts

Squirrel Wood, DN6 9FE




Gulliver’s Valley: Christmas Events

11th November 2023- 6th January 2024

From Festive Breakfast Tickets to Santa Sleepovers. Book your magical Christmas experience at Gulliver’s Valley South Yorkshire. Explore Santa’s House and visit the magical grotto, children even have the chance to choose their own gift. There’s a massive selection of indoor and outdoor activities to enjoy at Yorkshire’s newest theme park resort.

Tickets are also available to see Gulliver’s Pantomime Cinderella on Fridays and Saturdays between 9th December and 6th January.

Gulliver’s Valley Resort, Mansfield Road, Rotherham, S26 5QW


Hatfields: Christmas Events

13th December 2023 5pm- 7pm

Fun and FREE Christmas crafts session

20th December 2023 5pm- 7pm

FREE children’s party. Fun, games and lots of dancing!

16th, 17th & 23rd December 2023 10am- 12pm

Breakfast with Santa. £10 per child to include breakfast and a present from Santa (adult breakfasts can be purchased on the day).

23rd December 2023 12-2pm

Cookies and cocktails. £15 includes 1 adult and 1 child. Includes a cookie to decorate for the child whilst the adults enjoy a Christmas cocktail. Additional children £2.50 each.

Call us on 01302 842255 for more information and booking

Ash Hill Road, Doncaster, DN7 6JH


Kidz Hub: Christmas Events

Santa’s Grotto- 9th, 10th, 16th & 17th December 2023 (between 10am and 2pm)

2 hours general play plus visit Santa in his grotto (with photo opportunities) and receive a gift.

Wednesday 20th December 2023 from 9:30- 11:30am

Breakfast with Santa

Friday 23rd December 2023 at 10am

The Night Before Christmas Eve Party

Book your places online.

Unit A, Harworth Park, Blyth Road, Harworth, Doncaster, DN11 8DB


Lyceum Theatre

23rd- 25th November 2023- Stick Man

8th December 2023- 7th January 2024- Beauty and the Beast

55 Norfolk Street, Sheffield, s1 1DA


Manor Farm, Oldcotes: Christmas Events

23rd November 2023- late night shopping with a visit from Santa

2nd & 3rd December 2023- annual Christmas market

7th & 8th December 2023- Micky & Minnie Christmas Carols

9th, 10th, 16th, 17th, 23rd & 24th December 2023- Santa’s Grotto

21st December 2023- Belle, Stitch & Grinch Christmas Party

22nd December 2023- Frozen Christmas Special

The Christmas Hunt around the courtyard will start on 9th December too!

Please see our facebook page for booking links.

Blyth Road, Oldcotes, Worksop, S81 8JA

Meadowhall: Santa’s Winter Village

24th November- 24th December 2023

Santa has a special gift for every one of his young visitors. You can tell Santa your Christmas wishes, and even take home a souvenir photo.

You’ll find Santa’s Winter Village in The External Oasis Courtyard. Tickets are available now.

Mexborough Christmas Event

30th November 2023 from 4pm- 7pm

Mexborough Christmas light switch on.

FREE community event organised by M.E.C.i.

Mexborough’s Christmas light switch on will have a FREE Santa’s Grotto, choir, children singing, Christmas stalls, rides and Christmas music. There will also be a children’s Christmas fancy dress competition.

Location: Mexborough High Street and Bank Street




NT Wentworth Castle Gardens: The Twelve Birds of Christmas

9th & 10th December 2023 at 11am, 12:30pm and 2:30pm

Join HandMade Theatre company as they explore this magical winter story with beautiful bird puppets, live music, and festive fun for all the family.

Standard admission applies to non-members plus £6 per ticket for the show, £3 for under 5s.

Play Valley Doncaster: Christmas Events

12th December at 12:30pm- Afternoon Tea with Elf

14th December at 9:30am- Breakfast with Santa

20th December at 4:30pm- SEN Elves’ Pyjama Party

22nd December at 6:30pm- The Grinch’s Christmas Rave

31st December at 3pm- Yeti’s New Years Eve Snowball

Please see our website for more information.

Unit 1b, Watervole Way, Doncaster, DN4 5JP

Playhouse Theatre: A Town Called Christmas

15th- 30th December 2023

A brand new show for adventurers aged 3+ and their grown ups.

55 Norfolk Street, Sheffield, S1 1DA


Potteric Carr: Natural Festive Decorations

26th November 2023 from 10:30- 12:30pm

Join us for a morning of making natural festive decorations.

Make a willow star, a wood cookie tree decoration and a natural printed card.

This is a family friendly event, all children must be accompanied by an adult.

Adult £3/ Child £8

Mallard Way, Doncaster, DN4 8DB

Rand Farm Park: The Real Christmas Experience

25th November- 24th December 2023

The Real Christmas Experience at Rand Farm Park for 2023 is a magical, immersive experience for everyone in the family to enjoy. Journey through our extensively themed zones meeting some of Santa’s elves, Mrs Claus, real reindeer and Santa himself.

Rand Farm Park, Rand, Lincoln, LN8 5NJ

Rufford Abbey Park: A Very Rufford Christmas

From 18th November- 23rd December 2023

18th- 19th November- The arrival of Santa
25th November- 23rd December- Breakfast with Santa and Santa’s Grotto
26th November- Festive afternoon tea at Rufford Mill
2nd December- 23rd December- Christmas lunch in the Savile
3rd- 17th December- Carols by Candlelight (Sundays only)
16th- 17th December- Santa Paws Grotto
Rufford Abbey Country Park, Ollerton, Nottinghamshire, NG22 9DF

Savoy Doncaster: Cinema with Santa Event

16th December 2023 at 11:30am or 3:30pm

Join us for another year of our enchanted Cinema with Santa event. Be a part of an unforgettable cinematic experience and watch The Polar Express with Santa Claus himself. And that’s not all- every child ticket comes with an exclusive goodie bag.

There are also Kids Club Performances of Christmas movies at weekends and every day in the school holidays.

Sundown Adventureland: Christmas Spectacular

18th November- 24th December 2023

The park is converted into a Winter Wonderland and the wonderful ‘Night before Christmas’ ride will be open. Climb aboard one of Santa’s sleighs and take a magical journey through the enchanted forest to arrive in style at Santa’s Magical Grotto.

Treswell Rd, Rampton, Retford, Notts, DN22 0HX

The Christmas Experience – Lotherton

25th November- 24th December 2023

A magical journey through the enchanting world of Christmas. From visiting Santa in the North Pole to crafting in the Elf Village, there’s something for all the family. Explore the Christmas Traditions Woodland Walk, and Fairy Dell. Marvel at Lotherton’s splendour in the Hall and lit gardens. Warm up with a hot chocolate or mulled wine, don’t forget to visit the Christmas stalls on a weekend.


Lotherton, Lotherton Hall, Collier Lane, Aberford, LS25 3EB


The Goldsmith Centre: Christmas Ice Skating

9th & 10th December 2023

Winter Wonderland

Ice skating, children’s rides, Santa’s Grotto, mulled wine, live music, craft stalls, hot drinks.

All stalls will be inside an outdoor marquee. To book ice skating please call 01302 788093

The Goldsmith Centre, Sprotbrough Road, Sprotbrough, Doncaster

The Pink Pig Christmas

Every weekend in December plus 22nd, 23rd & 24th December 2023

Take a walk through our magical wood, meet the man himself on his sleigh,  receive your quality present down the chimney then join our elves for gingerbread decoration. Your ticket includes all day indoor and outdoor play too.

Pink Pig Farm, Holme, Scunthorpe, South Humberside, DN16 3RE

The Play House & Cafe: Christmas Events

5th December 2023 from 4- 6pm- Make your own Christmas decoration (suitable for 3- 8 years)

9th & 15th December 2023 from 9:30- 11:30am- Breakfast with Santa

9th December 2023 from 1- 3pm- Christmas Party (ages 0-7)

19th December from 4:30- 7pm- Christmas Movie Night

Unit 5 Fields End Business Park, Davey Road, Rotherham, S63 0JF

The Polar Express Train Ride at Wensleydale Railway

10th November- 23rd December 2023

THE POLAR EXPRESS™ will pick you up at Leeming Bar station to take you to the North Pole. You will get to meet the characters from the film including the conductor, the singing chefs, the hobo and of course the main man himself Father Christmas. You and your family, hopefully dressed in PJs, will experience a fun filled theatrical adventure as you make your way to the North Pole. Santa will join you on board and, if you are on the nice list, hand you your first gift of Christmas, a Silver Sleigh Bell just as in the motion picture we all love.

Leeming Bar Station, Leases Road, Leeming Bar, Northallerton, DL7 9AR



The Web Adventure Park: Christmas Festival

25th November 2023- 7th January 2024
For unforgettable festive memories, enjoy a magical Christmas Experience at the Web Adventure Park. A wondrous event that includes a family audience with Father Christmas himself, a few cheeky Elves, and lots of Christmas fun.
This Christmas The Web is also hosting an SEN event, a Toddle into Christmas event and a Baby Meets Santa event.

Web Adventure Park, Wigginton Road, York, YO32 2RH

Thoresby Park: Christmas Events

25th &26th November 2023 from 10am- 4pm


Craft & gift stalls, festive food and drink, Christmas carols with Mickey and Minnie, Live wood carving, meet Santa’s reindeer, enjoy a ride on the steam railway. Free entry, £3 car parking.

11th December and 12th December 2023

Santa’s Christmas Wish

Watch the show then meet Santa to get your gift afterwards.

Thoresby Park, Thoresby Courtyard, Nr Ollerton, Nottingham.


Tickhill Alpacas: Christmas Alpaca Walks

24th & 26th December 2023

£30 per alpaca (maximum of 2 people per alpaca).

Children under 11 need to be accompanied by an adult therefore one adult and one child per alpaca.

Please message our facebook page to book.

Sunny Acres, Hindley Lane, Tickhill, Doncaster.

Tiny Town Sheffield: Christmas Events

15th, 16th, 17th, 22nd, 23rd and 24th December 2023

Christmas Party with Santa’s Grotto!

Lots of lovely festive activities and crafts plus food for the children and a gift from Santa in his grotto.

15th, 20th, 28th December 2023

Christmas animal event with Leanimals Mobile Zoo.

29th December 2023

Stickman storytelling event with Debutots.

All sessions must be pre-booked online,

Ryton Rd Lower, Sheffield, S25 4DL


Treasure Island: Christmas Events

Friday 15th December 2023 at 10:30am

Breakfast with Santa

17th December 2023 from 5.30- 7pm

SEN Christmas Party

22nd December 2023 from 4:30- 7pm

Christmas Party

Call 01709 533688 to book your tickets.

Sandbeck Way, Hellaby, Rotherham, S66 8QL


Tropical Butterfly House

Enjoy a wonderful winters day out and visit Santa in his Woodland Grotto, every weekend during December.

A visit to Santa is included within general admission ticket prices. Age- related gift wrapped presents from Santa can be added to your booking.

Woodsetts Road, North Anston, Sheffield, S25 4EQ

Utilita Arena Sheffield: Disney on Ice Presents 100 Years of Wonder

1st, 2nd and 3rd December 2023

Celebrate with Mickey, Minnie and their Disney friends while reliving the adventures of your favourite Disney stories at Disney On Ice presents 100 Years of Wonder.

Broughton Lane, Sheffield, S9 2DF


Wentworth Garden Centre: Christmas Events

Here’s what festive fun is on the way:
-Santa Experience
-Letter to Santa Trail
-Festive Ice Skating
-Christmas Wreath Making Workshops
– ‘Winter Nights’ Late Night Opening
– Christmas Bistro Evenings at The Bothy
Real Christmas trees will also be available from 20th November 2023
Please see our website for more information and booking.
Hague Lane, Wentworth, Rotherham, S62 7TF

Wentworth Woodhouse

Tuesday 28th November 2023 to Sunday 7th January 2024

For Christmas this year, we are presenting A Tale as Old as Time – a visitor-led experience throughout the State Rooms and West Front Gardens. A magical enchantment has been placed on the House and its inhabitants and they need your help to harness the power of the surviving camellia flowers to bring everything back to life!

Wentworth, Rotherham, South Yorkshire, S62 7TQ


Wheelgate Park Illuminations Evenings

Various dates available between 9th December and 6th January 2023

From 5- 7:30pm our enchanting event is back and better than ever, bursting with stunning light displays and captivating themed rides, all illuminated in the most sparkling and twinkling of lights.

White Post, Farnsfield, Newark NG22 8HX


Winter Wonderland Stay & Play

Friday 8th December 2023 from 1:30- 3pm

Christmas themed stay & play for under 5s with a bouncy castle, soft play, Christmas crafts, Christmas music, goody bags & refreshments.

£9 per child, babies under 6 months free.

To book please email

Armthorpe Community Centre, DN3 3AG

Yorkshire Wildlife Park: Christmas Fair

2nd & 3rd, 9th & 10th, 16th & 17th December 2023

Join us as we celebrate the most wonderful time of the year, transforming The Yorkshire Hive into a Winter Wonderland of festive fun for all the family.

  • 12- 8:30pm
  • Based at The Yorkshire Hive
  • Included with pre-purchased park tickets
  • Included with Winter Illuminations entry
  • Free entry for annual pass holders
  • OR book now for just £12 per person and get park entry included!

YWP, Hurst Lane, Auckley, Doncaster

Yorkshire’s Winter Wonderland

17th November 2023- 7th January 2024

York’s favourite festive event offers a magical winter experience for all ages with an outdoor ice rink, vintage funfair, Santa’s Grotto and The Chalet alpine cafe.

It’s free to enter with separate tickets required for skating and for Santa’s Grotto. Tokens for the funfair rides can be purchased onsite.

Tickets on sale now.

York Designer Outlet, St. Nicholas Avenue, Fulford YO19 4TA