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Event Series Event Series: Summer Daze

Summer Daze

22 July 2023 @ 11:00 - 20:00

Lose yourself at Trafford Centre this summer, as Summer Daze is set to return, complete with huge beach, funfair, live music, arts and crafts and TWO splash parks!

22nd July to 3rd September 2023 – See more dates here

The much-anticipated event of the summer is back – with Summer Daze set to return to Trafford Centre from 22 July – 3 September.

Get ready for sandcastles and sunbathing on a huge 600 square metre beach, before cooling off at not one, but two thrilling splash parks, complete with multiple water jets for guaranteed family-friendly fun. Unleash your adrenaline, with over twenty fairground rides to enjoy – including Sea Storm, Waveswinger and Don Sapo – as well as family friendly rides such as Waterballs, Racing Cars and Bumper Boats. After all that fun, fill those rumbling bellies with ice cream, doughnuts, crepes, burgers, and sweets. A covered stage area will play host to a packed schedule of summer fun, including free crafting, facepainting, costume characters and live entertainment.

Family ‘Thursdaze’

Get crafty with summer-themed crafting activities every Thursday at Summer Daze. These free* crafting workshops will run at the stage area from 12 – 4pm every Thursday, from 27 July – 31 August. Free hair braiding and summer tattoos are also available.

*First come first served. Suitable for ages 3+ and up. Under 16s must be accompanied by an adult).

27 July: Decorate your own beach bucket
3 August: Decorate your own tote bag
10 August: Design your own seaside family photo frame
17 August: Decorate your own beach bucket
24 August: Celebrate Manchester Pride and design your own rainbow kite
31 August: Make your own windcatcher

Summer ‘Saturdaze’

Get in the party mood and singalong to the summer’s biggest hits and well-loved anthems, every Saturday at Summer Daze! This family friendly show will take place hourly at the stage area between 12 – 5pm.

Summer Daze will be situated outside The Orient, opposite The Great Hall entrance. The event will be open every day from 22 July – 3 September, 11am – 8pm.
Tickets cost £3 per person if booked in advance (includes booking fee) and £4 on the door. Ride tokens must be purchased separately. Pre-booking is recommended to avoid disappointment

Fairground rides will include:

  • Waveswinger
  • Don Sapo
  • Sea Storm
  • Crast Test rollercoaster
  • Waterballs
  • Pony Adventure
  • Kidzone
  • Balloon Ride​​
  • Racing Cars
  • Mini Chairs​​
  • Train Ride
  • Tea Cups​​​
  • Bumper Boats
  • Bumper Carz
  • Inflatable Circus​
  • Big Apple Roller coaster
  • Funhouse​​
  • Flying Elephants
  • Miami Surf
  • Jumping Frog
  • Starflyer
  • Bungee Trampolines​

Book now for Summer Daze at Trafford Centre



22 July 2023
11:00 - 20:00
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Trafford Centre
Manchester, M17 8AA United Kingdom + Google Map
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