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Breakfast with Santa at Kidsaurus Soft Play

When:  Various Dates between 12th – 21st December 2019

Where: Kidsaurus Soft Play, Mentor House, Corner of Chestergate and King Street West SK3 0DY

Contact:  0161 477 2225

Breakfast with Santa at the Railway, Marple

When: Saturday 7th and Sunday 8th December 2019. 9:30 am – 11:30am

£10per child includes breakfast, a visit to santa and a gift, a snowman giving out reindeer food and more… please book in early as limited space available.


Call 0161 427 2146

Bredbury Hall Lights Switch On

When: Thursday 14th November 2019 6pm-8pm

With a local school choir, Santa’s Grotto, Children’s Entertainer and much more, all in support of the Wellspring Charity.

Everyone welcome, free entry!

Brookside Garden Centre Family Fun Weekend

When: 7th – 8th December 2019 11am  – 4pm

Where: Brookside Garden Centre, London Road North, Poynton. SK12 1BY


Join us for a weekend of Christmas Family Fun

• Vintage Funfair • Craft Stalls • Wood Turning • Prize Raffle • Choir Singers • Craft Demos • Face Painting • and much much more

Christmas in Cale Green Park

When: Sunday 1st December 2019, 12:00pm – 3pm

Where: Cale Green Park, SK3 6JN

Poynton Youth Band, Hulme Hall School Choir, Children’s Rides, Santa’s Grotto, Craft and Produce Stalls, Donkey Rides, Tea Room, Hot food and much more!

Free Santa’s Grotto

Elf Trail

When: Saturday 7th December 2019 11am  -3:30pm

Where: Torkington Park, Torkington Road. SK7

The naughty elves have Been up to mischief and will be hiding in the park,follow the trail to find the hidden elves,each has a letter,put them all together to make a Christmas word,prize for every correct answer.
£1 per child.

Elftastic Trail at Bramhall Hall

The festive season is fast approaching! Luckily Bramall Hall has been sent some of Santa’s little helpers in order to prepare for a very busy December. You can take part in our Elftastic trail from the 30th November 2019: £2 per child plus standard admission for accompanying adults.…

Festive Family Fun Day at Broadstone Mill

When: Saturday 16th November 2019 12-3pm

Where: Broadstone Mill Shopping Outlet, Broadstone Road, Reddish, SK5 7DL

Worker Bee Pop Up.  Come along and get some Christmas shopping done too!

Festive Family Night with Santa

When: Friday 6th December 2019 6pm-8pm

Where: Etherow Park Cafe, George Street, Romiley. SK6 5JD

Featuring a visit from Santa and a special Guest!

Free galss of mulled wine or hot chocolate, Christmas nibbles and licensed bar!

Crafts, games, family quiz, gingerbread decorating.

Children £8 Adults £6 Children under 2 go free.  A choice of either Pizza and chips or hot pot with a cup cake.


Buy your tickets form the cafe or contact Emily on 07841013702

Gatley Village Market and Tree Lights Switch On

When: December 1, 2019 Christmas Market and Tree Lights Switch on. 1pm- 4.30pm.

Where: Gatley Green, Cheadle SK8

Stalls selling unique gifts, hot food, music from local groups and Santa. A very special ‘Ride the Donkey to Bethlehem’, the popular Crib Fest in St James Church and Piccolo is putting on special lunches for the elderly and for families.

Tree lights count down and switch on at 4.30 with our very special guest, Amal from MasterChef.

Hazel Grove Winter Wonderland

When: Saturday 7th December 2019 11am  – 5pm

Where: Torkington Park, Tokington Rd, SK7 6AB

The winter wonderland is back this year with a weekend full of activities.
Saturday 7th of December sees the return of our 80ft Marque at Torkington Park which will be bursting with local crafters and traders, Mickey Mouse will be aboard the christmas train,Santa and his Elves will be in the grotto,the food and drink court will be hosting local businesses who will be bringing you their finest food and drink.
There will be live music,choirs and bands to keep you all entertained through out the day.There will also be a fair and festive pony rides plus lots lots more.

local businesses will be getting involved in the winter wonder weekend by running special Christmas offers and discounts plus also they will be helping to raise funds for our 3 chosen charities.

Heatons Christmas Festival

When: Sunday 1st December 2019 11am-5pm

Where: Shaw Raod, Heaton Moor, SK4


Santa’s Grotto

Santa will be coming to the Heatons once again! Santa will be arriving at 11:30am and he is looking forward to seeing the children of the Heatons in his cosy Grotto on the corner of Shaw Road!

Heaton Moor Producers Market

This year’s Christmas Festival will take place in conjunction with the regular Heaton Moor Producers Market and include a mini funfair! Perfect opportunity to get strated on your Christmas shopping and find unique, locally produced food & gifts

Food & Drink

There are some fabulous restaurants & shops on Shaw Road and Heaton Moor Road, and they will be open throughout the Christmas Festival with festive food & drink


The festive atmosphere will be in full swing with local choirs and festive music.


Heatons Snowman Trail

When: 1st -24th December 2019

Where: The Heatons

Find the snowmen created by Heatons Businesses by following the trail around Heatons shops and collect treats along the way!
Don’t forget to scan the QR code which ca be found at each snowman! Trail sheet available to download soon.

High Lane Village Santa Dash

When:  Sunday 8th Decemebr 2019 9:30am

Where: Start at Brookside Park

Back by popular demand!  New and improved 3.25k course.  Book online ONLY.  Hot refreshments available and choclate and a drink for child entries.

Enter at

£10 in Santa suit, £5 no suit.

Supporting When You Wish Upon a Star.

Independent Shops of the Underbank Christmas Lights Switch On

When: Saturday 23rd November 2019

Get a flavour of what’s available in the Old Town with a celebration of the local community.  Take some time to explore the local independent businesses of Hillgate, Underbanks and the Market Place as the festive season draws near.


Stockport Soul Sounds Choir will be performing form 6pm.

Light switch on at 6:30pm

Marple Christmas Lights Switch On

When: Friday 29th November 2019, 4pm – 8pm

Where: Market Street, Marple.

Santa, Christmas Carols, Late Night opening, Pop Up Christmas Market

Parrs Wood Christmas Parade

When: Tuesday 12th November 2019 from 5:30pm

Where: Parrs Wood Entertainment Centre, Wilmslow Road M20 5PG

Come and meet Santa and his friends in the Christmas parade and light switch on at Parrs Wood Entertainment Centre

East 17 will be there to sing their Christmas hit ‘Stay Another Day’ on the Strawberry Radio stage. It all Kicks off from 5.30pm

Hosted by Strawberry Radio

Poynton Christmas Fest

When: Tuesday 3rd Decemebr 2019 7pm – 9pm

A chance to celebrate the Season and support local businesses. Park Lane is closed from the Vernon Building Society up to Panache from 7 – 9pm. Come along to enjoy locally made food, drink and produce, treat yourself or somebody else!

Reddish Christmas Lights Switch On

When: Friday 6th December 2019 from 4pm

Where: Houldsworth Square, Reddish

Live entertainment, stalls, food and drinks, rides, Santa and lots more!

Romiley Precinct Lights Swtitch On

When: Saturday 23rd November 2019 11am  – 6pm

Where: Romiley Precinct, Romiley.

Parking available behind the Forum.


With over 20 fantastic stalls as well as live music all day, this years lights switch on looks like the best yet. Santa will be joining us in his grotto from 1pm with the light switch on later on once it’s got dark.

Santa Sunday Lunch at Bredbury Hall

When: 8th December 2019

Santa is returning to Bedbury Hall this year and bringing gifts for all the children!

Adults: £19:95 Children under 12 £9:95

Call 0161 430 7421 to make a reservation

Santa’s Grotto at Etherow Park Cafe

When: 7th and 8th December 2019 11am – 2pm and 21st and 22nd Decemebr 2019 11am – 2pm

Where: Etehrow Park Cafe, SK6 5JD

£4 per child with £1 going to Mission Christmas Cash for Kids Charity.

Free crafts all day 10am-4pm, Festive films, presnet from Santa and much more!


Just Turn up, no tickets needed!


Santa’s Grotto at Merseyway

When: 7th, 8th, 14th and 15th December 2019 11am-3pm

Where: the Undercover Mall, Merseyway

Children can tell Father Christmas what they’d like for Christmas this December as Merseyway hosts exclusive visits in a giant bauble!

Located in the undercover mall, children of all ages can visit Santa Claus and receive an early Christmas present, free of charge.

Santa’s little helper, Sparkle the Elf, will also be entertaining the crowds with singalongs and short games of pass the parcel.

Visits to Santa are free, however the centre will be accepting donations for its charity of the year, Independent Options Children & Family Centre located in Hazel Grove.

Santa’s Grotto at Pear Mill

When: 21st and 22nd December 2019 11am – 3pm

Where: 3rd Floor, Pear Mill, Stockport Road West, Bredbury, Stockport. SK6 2BP

£5 per child just turn up or book a ‘Santa Express’ for an extra £1 – pick a time slot – arrive within that hour and go straight to the front of the queue!

See for tickets.

Winter Wonderland Experience at Merseyway

When: Saturday 16th November 2019 4:15pm – 7:30pm

Where: Merseyway, SK1 1PD


Head to Merseyway on Sat 16th November 2019 and enjoy performances from aerial acrobats, giant swans, stilt walkers, an animatronic reindeer, a white dragon and lots more at the Winter Wonderland Experience!

Winterfunland Manchester

When: 6th December 2019  – 5th January 2020