CHRISTMAS IS COMING...and so is our Festive Family Fun event!

Treat the family to a magical afternoon/evening of Christmas cheer on selected dates this December. Experience festive fairground rides, a Sing-a-long Santa show and our magical Elf Express Christmas Train, which will take you on a fantastical journey through twinkling lights, Candy Cane Woods and the enchanting Gingerbread Land.

Festive Fairground rides include;

Skyrider, Carousel, Young Fun rides, Savannah Express, Jungle Jump, Elephant Flight, Animal Carnival, Soft Play and Jester’s Jungle Fun.

Jurassic Adventure Golf – Special Festive Offer – only £2 per person/per round.

Sing-a-long Santa Show

Sing-a-long and dance in your seats as Santa and his two cheeky elves take to our indoor stage in The Show Barn. This 15 minute interactive show is guaranteed to put you in the Christmas spirit and have you laughing and singing along. Please select a show time when booking your tickets online.

Elf Express Christmas Train

Sit back, relax and enjoy a magical journey through a fantastical land of twinkling lights, Candy Cane Woods and the enchanting Gingerbread Land. Don’t forget to spot the elves in the Whistle Stop Workshop, getting all the toys and presents ready for Santa.

Virtual Reality Elf experience*

Enter the world of virtual reality and experience a winter wonderland filled with Santa's little helpers! *Additional charge applies.

Photo with Santa!

We're very lucky to have the man of Christmas come to see us this year at Lightwater Valley. So head along to Santa's cosy North Pole cabin and pose for a pic...the perfect magical memento to take home with you. *Additional charge applies

Snowflake House

Pop along to Snowflake House to see Santa cheeky elves and post your Christmas golden coin through the magic letterbox to receive a special chocolatey treat.

Festive Food & Drink

We have plenty of Christmassy food and drink on offer! Tuck into our Festive pizza family meal deal or enjoy a traditional Bratwurst. For a winter warmer enjoy a luxury hot chocolate or mulled wine, followed by a selection of sweet treats including yummy Christmas crepes.

Christmas Stalls

Enjoy some Christmas retail therapy with a selection of local, homemade sweets, treats and crafts – perfect stocking fillers!

Elf Hunt

Go on an elf hunt around the Fairground to help Santa find his mischievous elves. Find all twelve of them and you could be in with a chance of winning 2022 Park tickets. Winners picked every day.


Adult 12 years+ £14.50

Child 2 – 12 years £14.50

Under 2’s – Free

Season Pass Holders - please note Festive Family Fun is a special event and is not included in your annual season pass. 


Dates & Times:

Sat 4 December & Sun 5 December - 3.30pm - 7.30pm

Sat 11 December & Sun 12 December - 3.30pm - 7.30pm

Sat 18 December - Wed 22nd December - 1.30pm - 7.00pm