What’s On Over Christmas in North Wales

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Find out all you need to know about what’s on over Christmas 2021 in North Wales – from parties to grottos to firework displays!

It’s the season to be jolly, to party and to spend time with your nearest and dearest – here’s your list of what’s on over Christmas 2021 in North Wales where our fabulous hire fleet and ownership parks are located!

1. Santa Trains at Welsh Highland Railway

Where: Caernarfon, Gwynedd

When: Saturday 11th December – Thursday 23rd December 2021

It’s full steam ahead into the festive season with the Ffestiniog and Welsh Highland Railway. Meet Santa himself in his Christmas Carriage Grotto at Porthmadog Harbour Station or hop onto one of the many ‘Santa Trains’ whizzing guests about the beautiful region. To find out more, visit here. 

2. Zipmas at Zip World, Snowdonia

Where: Llechwedd, Snowdonia
When: Monday 29th November – Thursday 24th December 2021

When will you ever get the chance to meet Santa underground again?! Embark on a subterranean adventure through the famous Llechwedd Slate Mines and receive a special Christmas present in the form of a Welsh slate bauble, which can then be decorated! Fill up on mince pies, hot chocolate or mulled wine at this year’s Zipmas experience.

3. Christmas at Bodnant Gardens

Where: Colwyn Bay, Conwy
When: Saturday 4th December – Wednesday 5th January 2021

Percy the Park Keeper’s Winter Wander Trail is jam-packed with festive fun and winter activities that are sure to get the little ones in a jolly spirit! Find out more here. 

4. Reindeer Lodge Drive-Through Reindeer Safari

Where: Mold, Flintshire
When: Saturday 20th November – Friday 24th December

Lapland is coming to North Wales in the form of a bespoke Reindeer Lodge!. Experience the magic of the outdoor theatre show before going on a festive adventure around the lakeside and woodland trail. Complete with a hidden elf village, Santa’s Grotto, Christmas stalls and much more.

5. Aladdin Pantomime

Where: Venue Cymru, Llandudno

When: December 11 to January 2

“The Genie is finally out of quarantine!” Join the talented cast of this year’s festive extravaganza at North Wales’ very own arts and culture capital, Venue Cymru. Grab your tickets to this family-friendly event which is running over Christmas and new year by clicking here.

6. Beauty and the Beast Pantomime

Where: Theatr Clwyd, Mold 

When: November 19 to January 15

“Beauty is funny, smart and ready to rock,
The Beast is grumpy, hairy and in for a shock!

Will the curse be lifted?
Will all turn out well?
Can love save the day?
Only time will tell!”

Get your tickets for Flintshire’s rock ‘n’ roll panto here.

7. Llandudno Snowsports Centre

Where: Happy Valley Rd, Llandudno LL30 2LR

When: Christmas Eve 10am-2pm, December 27-30th 10am-6pm

Ski, snowboard, tube or toboggan your winter blues away at Llandudno’s answer to the Alps! Check their website for Christmas opening times per activity, and book your festive adventure today!

8. Christmas at Penrhyn Castle

Where: Bangor, LL57 4HT

When: All year exc. 24th-26th December 2021, 10am-4pm

A glorious festive celebration complete with a winter walk around the gardens, Victorian kitchens, and the castle cafe displaying a selection of Christmas gifts.

9. Around the World Buffet

Where: Lyons Nant Hall, Prestatyn, Prestatyn Road, Prestatyn LL19 9LD

When: New Year’s Eve, 7pm

Join us for NYE for our around the world gala buffet, entertainment throughout the evening and a countdown to 2022 to remember! At £39.95 per person, the event isn’t one to be missed and will help you bring in the new year in style. Call us on 01745 886 766 to book your tickets today, or visit our Facebook page to find out more about what’s on over Christmas at Lyons Nant Hall!

10. Karaoke with James

Where: O’Neill’s Bar, Lyons Robin Hood

When: Christmas Day from 8pm

Your favourite singing salesman is back on the most wonderful day of the year and is set to entertain crowds as Christmas Day draws to a close! Owners are welcome to join us for a festive tipple form 5pm onwards, and our memorable compere will be rocking around the Christmas tree from 8pm.*

Want to let us know about more Christmas events in North Wales, or where you’ll be celebrating this year? Let us know in the comments below!

*Please note, we appreciate this is an anxious time for all with regards to Coronavirus restrictions. We are awaiting an update on 27th December from the Welsh Government, after which we will know more.

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You can catch Milo at Milo’s Make a Mess, Beach Buddy Pap Call, Beach Buddy Showtime and Milo’s Birthday Party. Check your parks event calendar for more details!

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You can catch Leo at Leo’s Sports Day, Beach Buddy Pap Call, Beach Buddy Showtime and Leo’s Birthday Party.

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Come and see Hetty at Hetty’s Sensory Play, Beach Buddy Showtime, Beach Buddy Pap Call and Hetty’s Birthday Party. Check your parks event calendar for more details.