Experience all that Cheshire has to offer with a jam-packed calendar full of festive events and activities for the whole family to enjoy. #teamcarden have put together their‚ favourites to help you enjoy some winter fun.

Chester Christmas Markets: 19th November until 20th December

chester christmas marketsThe Christmas‚ light switch on takes place on 19th November with the Parade of Lights kicking off the festive season in Chester. Wander through the wooden chalets scattered through the streets of Chester as you shop for thoughtful gifts. Plus,‚ enjoy delicious food and drinks to keep you warm as you shop while you gaze up at the stunning Christmas tree.

Father Christmas at Tatton Park ‚ Time: various dates between 26th November and 18th December

See Father Christmas’ reindeer Prancer and Dancer and enjoy live music and festive food and drink as well as farm animals in our traditional nativity scene. You can visit Father Christmas and receive a small gift. (Weekends Only)

Father Christmas will be reading stories at Chester Zoo while‚ helping your little ones make a gift for local wildlife. Booking is required to ensure that each child gets to experience meeting Father Christmas and‚ every child will get a gift to take home.

The Lanterns at Chester Zoo 25th November – 23rd chester-zoo-lanternsDecember

Chester Zoo presents their beautiful lantern parade for the fifth year at Chester Zoo for a magical Christmas event. Your favourite animal lanterns are back for another year plus NEW characters.
This event books up particularly well so it is recommended to book in advance. Why not book our Chester Zoo Break and make a weekend of it.

Father Christmas Story Time at Chester Zoo – 3rd December – 24th December 2016

Hear Father Christmas sharing his Christmas story while having a unique Chester Zoo experience. – Every child will receive a gift too. Book ahead! Visit Chester Zoo website

Coca Cola Truck comes to Wrexham: 29th‚ November 2016

coca cola truck chesterHead down to Wrexham‚ to see the famous festive truck come to town! This is the first time the Coca Cola Truck tour has included Wrexham.

Jodrell Bank Discovery Centre Christmas Shopping and Wreath Making Afternoon 3rd‚ December, 12pm‚ 3.30pm

Welcome Christmas with mulled wine and mince pies and wreath making. The perfect opportunity for you to browse the gift shop.
Wreaths ‚£10.00 Stars ‚£2.00 no need to book and admission necessary. Craft will take place outside – so wrap up warm!

So enjoy a festive stay at Carden Park with a multitude of local attractions to enjoy!


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