The ultimate family day out this Christmas at Meadowhall
Festive fun, shopping, experiences, Santa and more
Discover Santa’s Magical Winter Village and twirl in the snow, meet Mr Claus himself, see the Grinch, a yeti and a towering ice queen, take gorgeous selfies, dance and sing along with choirs and bands, eat delicious food, make family memories at Vue, Jump, Rock Up, our special Barbie experience pop-up and Air Haus, and discover amazing gifts that’ll leave them wowed – all at an enchanted Meadowhall this Christmas.
Explore Santa’s Winter Village
Book tickets for Meadowhall’s winter wonderland of twinkling lights, a festive fairground and Santa’s toyshop where you can help elves prep for the big day, write a special letter and tell Santa in person whether you’ve been naughty or nice (you might even receive a Christmas gift). Then discover gorgeous craft stalls, enjoy a free ride with your ticket, indulge in hot chocolate, mulled wine and tasty treats and take dazzling selfies you’ll treasure forever.
Christmas choirs and bands, from Saturday 11th November and each weekend until Sunday 24th December
As every elf knows: ‘the best way to spread Christmas cheer is by singing loud for all to hear’. So Meadowhall is welcoming a host of Christmas choirs and traditional brass bands throughout the festive period. Join us for a nostalgic singalong and enjoy all your favourite, classic Christmas carols.
Meet fabulously festive characters
Weekends in November and December and the week before Christmas
The mischievous Grinch, a snow yeti and arctic explorer and a stilt-walking snow queen and her sidekick, Jack Frost. They’ll be meeting and greeting, telling stories and wowing little ones. Don’t forget your camera…
Festive selfies and prizes to be won, Wednesday 1st November to Sunday 24th December
From Santa’s sleigh to giant baubles and angel wings, snap yourself in front of our gorgeous selfie stands and you could be in with a chance of winning a £100 Meadowhall gift card. Just tag your photo #mhchristmas and @lovemeadowhall from 9th November-19th December.
Let it snow!
Friday 24th November to Sunday 24th December
Meadowhall will be making it snow… Join us at 4pm each day at Oasis External Courtyard entrance for our festive flurries and be sure to get your Christmas jumpers ready for some perfect snowy selfies.
Go Pink at Barbie: You Can Be Anything: The Experience
Are you Kenough to take on the ultimate Barbie experience? Let your little ones step in Barbie world and discover Barbie careers that’ll leave their imaginations overflowing. Interactive, fun and utterly enchanting, there are eight different worlds to explore.
Eat, drink and be merry
Meadowhall has over 50 bars and restaurants serving up delicious food, drinks and desserts that kids (and adults) will love.
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The Clubhouse has a whole host of fun ideas for Christmas with mini golf, bowling, interactive darts and shuffleboard and special food and drink packages – it’s the perfect place to meet up with friends, family and loved ones. It’s also got Clubhouse parties for teens and a kids’ menu filled with mac’n’cheese, burgers and churros. Book a booth or a bar table. Or head to Sienna Kitchen & Bar for a well-deserved glass of fizz, delicious brunches, steak frites and fruit sorbets.
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For fun Christmas menus with pigs in blankets and festive burgers, head to TGI Fridays (they’ve also got the Fridays Fave Dessert Platter: a selection of Chocolate Fudge Fixation, Honeycomb Cheesecake and Apple Crumble Pie, drizzled in chocolate and caramel sauces served with candyfloss, vanilla ice cream and 100s and 1000s. It’s Christmas on a plate! Plus, if you’re Stripes Rewards Member kids eat free from a menu filled with tomato tubes pasta and chicken burgers).
There’s Pizza Express (don’t miss the Snowball Dough Ball Christmas trees) and Harvester or enjoy some street food on the go at Yo!, Popeyes, Three Joes, Slim Chickens, wagamama, Five Guys and Nando’s.
Christmas holiday days out together
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For brilliant days out that’ll get you moving and celebrating together, head to Jump, Rock Up, Air Haus and Funstation. With dedicated adult and toddler sessions at Air Haus inflatables and Calm Climbing (SEND) sessions at Rock Up, there’s something for everyone over the holidays.
Find toys for their wishlists and gorgeous gifts for under the tree
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Meadowhall is the most wonderful place to find gifts for everyone you love with 280 stores to choose from. From Flannels’ design to independent and quirky gift shops, we’ve got something original they’ll love. Don’t miss LEGO, Build-A-Bear, The Entertainer, The Shop Under the Stairs and Kenji for kids’ toys.
Dr Martens, Sea Salt, Primark, Pandora, The White Company and Hugo Boss have all the most-wanted fashion and accessories as well as Marks & Spencer and Bath & Body Works for essential beauty finds. Oh, and for Santa’s Christmas Eve treats, there’s Hotel Chocolat and Lindt. Happy shopping!
Christmas movies at Vue
Vue’s Christmas is all about family days out. The Marvels is out 10th November, Hunger Games: The Ballad of Songbirds and Snakes on 17th and Wonka on 8th December. They’re also showing Christmas favourites including Love, Actually, Elf and The Royal Ballet’s The Nutcracker.
Open 9am-10pm weekdays from Friday 24th November-Saturday 22nd December with free parking and easy access via train, tram and bus, discover the best beauty, fashion tech, jewellery, food and unexpected Secret Santas at Meadowhall’s stores.
Also don’t forget, we’ve got Click & Collect at our customer services with changing rooms and parcel returns. It’s Christmas under one roof!