The mammoth 22,000 sq m exhibition space at EventCity will be transformed into an unbelievable extravaganza for this year’s Winter Wonderland, featuring over 50 family rides and attractions all under one roof and new rides including a giant carousel.
As well as the rides and the bright lights, there will be a dazzling array of colourful shows including an exciting new addition for 2016 – a Christmas mini panto. Inspired by Cinderella, the classic, rags to riches fairy tale, your little princes and princesses will love this enchanting production which will have you booing and hissing and yelling “he’s behind you!”
To coincide with the new Star Wars film, the festive force will be awakened at Winter Wonderland this year with the launch of a brand new sci-fi show and jedi knight training so you can channel your inner Luke Skywalker.
This year, Winter Wonderland welcomes the nation’s favourite fox. Basil Brush and his chum Mr Matt will take you on a journey of laughter and song in a show packed with fun and excitement. It’s a show for all the family so join in the mayhem. In Basil’s words, “Boom Boom!”
The spectacular Christmas Circus also makes a welcome return delivering the finest collection of circus acts that will leave everyone amazed with daily performances.
And Christmas would not be complete without Santa Claus. This year, Santa is inviting all the children to come and visit him in his house which he has transported all the way from the North Pole! You can walk through all his rooms including his bedroom where he swaps his red suit for his PJs!
Children will be enchanted by the ice princesses, fairies and elves who love to play and chat and take ‘s-elfies’ with the children.
Plus, if you are still pining for the summer, there will be a beach where you can build a sandcastle or enjoy a well-deserved rest in a deckchair! And you may get the chance to meet Pip Ahoy from Channel 5’s Milkshake!
There will also be a whole host of games stalls and a vast array of food and drinks stalls to purchase refreshments including hot snacks and sweet treats.
Winter Wonderland operates on a session basis to ensure visitors can enjoy the experience without overcrowding. Families get hours of non-stop fun and entertainment included in the ticket price.
Group, family and individual tickets are on sale now and the event is now offering VIP corporate packages for companies who are looking to treat staff and their families to an extra special Christmas day out.
Book now to make sure you don’t miss out on this magical festive family adventure and to ensure you secure tickets for your preferred date.
Tickets are £19.50 for children and adults, OAPs £14, under threes FREE. Family tickets are available for £64 (booking fees apply).
To book tickets visit www.winterwonderlandmanchester.com
EventCity (Next to Intu Trafford Centre)
Phoenix Way, Off Barton Dock Road, M41 7TB
10 December 2016 – 1st January 2017