Enjoy Christmas Events in Cheshire
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 our favourites to help you enjoy some winter fun.
Chester Christmas Markets: 19th November until 20th December
The 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 Story Time: various dates between 16th November and 24th December
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.
Lantern Parade at Tatton Park: 27th November, 6pm
Father Christmas arrives at Tatton Park during a beautiful lantern parade.‚ The children can light‚ his route with their own lanterns as he makes his way through the twilight parkland to Tatton’s festive stableyard. Say hello to his two favourite reindeer Prancer and Dancer‚ and‚ bring along any toys that you no longer want to donate to the Manchester Children’s Hospital.
Coca Cola Truck comes to Chester: 3rd December
Winter Watch Parades: 3rd December and 10th December, 7pm – 8pm
The dark winter nights will be lit up by hundreds of lights as a parade marches through the streets of Chester.‚ Starting in the Town Square, the ‚Ëœghost band‚„ Karamba Samba lead the parade‚ through the streets from 7pm to celebrate the winter solstice.
Wreath Making at Cholmondeley Castle: 5th December, 10am – 1.30pm
This workshop takes you step by step through the process of creating your own wreath to adorn your front door. At the same time, you will learn about the traditions of Holly wreaths, as well as different methods used to create it.
Enjoy a celebration of Chester‚„s Roman heritage as the traditional Saturnalia Parade – celebrating the feast of Saturn – takes over‚ the streets. The children can make their own lanterns at the Grosvenor Museum before watching the‚ parade starts – booking essential.
So enjoy a festive stay at Carden Park with a multitude of local attractions to enjoy! Plus, stay tuned to find out more about our special Christmas activities with The Event Station…