Bingley Christmas Market
Bingley Christmas market is a 2 day event Friday 27th & Saturday 28th November with lots of seasonal gift stalls, beer tent, food stalls.
On Saturday Santa will be there and the Christmas lights will be switched on.
As well as Santa and his helpers, who will be there from 10am to meet local children and hand out Christmas presents, there will also be the ever popular land train, carousel rides, face painting, balloon sculptures and more….
Come join in the Christmas Spirit and soak up the atmosphere!
Taylormade Treats is doing 4 dates 12th 19th 23rd and Christmas Eve. Following on from the Wonka events last year, this year we are doing a Wizard of Oz inspired afternoon tea, served by Dorothy and her team. The afternoon tea itself will be a luxury afternoon tea for all the family, there will be activities for the kids to do and of course a visit from santa with gifts for all children. We are encouraging fancy dress with a prize for the best boy and girl and the worst adults Christmas jumper!
Tickets are between £7.50 and £10 for children including a gift and £14.95 for adults or £17.50 including a glass of Fizz or mulled wine. Great value for a luxury family event with a team that really genuinely want you to have a great time:-)
Call 01274 560044 to secure your place.
Sun 15th November, Join in the festivities at the annual reindeer parade.
See Santa in his sleigh, accompanied by six real reindeer including two of the cutest baby reindeer!
West Yorkshire Fire Brigade Band leads the parade from Kirkgate, along Sunbridge Road to City Park.
Santa and the reindeer then return to the Kirkgate Centre where Santa takes up residence in his free grotto until Christmas Eve.
Get a close-up look at the reindeer in their pen on Kirkgate for an hour after the parade.
Thornton Hall Farm Park
Little Daisy’s Shipley
Contact Little Daisy’s on 01274 593204 or on facebook to book. Click here.
Tumble Town Christmas Party
Sat 19th Dec at 3-5.30pm &
Sun 20th Dec at 12.30 – 3pm & 3.30 – 6pm
Tickets are £12 and Include party tea, lovely Christmas activities, face painting and a letter and gift from a very special guest.
Buy your tickets now to avoid disappointment from the Tumble Town desk.
Tong Garden Centre
In groups your child hears a festive fairytale read by Santa before meeting him individually. Then, the elves invite your child to choose their own gift from their workshop.
Tickets cost £10 per child and include a gift. A maximum of 2 adults may accompany each child.
Booking is essential. Plan your visit by selecting your date and time using our online booking system, or alternatively book in advance in store.
Please allow 45 minutes and note that your grotto experience will be in groups
of up to 15 children.
Book your tickets here (opens in new window)
For more information, you can either call in store or phone the centre on
0113 285 3506
Harden Garden Centre/Woodbank Nursery
My own personal favourite. It’s a Winter wonderland! Opens from 14th November, Lots of Christmas stalls, trees, baubles, present ideas, decorations, cards, the lot!
For Santa’s Grotto: –
Saturdays and Sundays 10am – 4pm
from Saturday 14th November to Sunday 20st December
Tuesday and Wednesdays 2pm – 4:30pm
from Tuesday 17th November to 16th December
Thursdays 3:30pm – 7:30pm
from Thursday 19th November to Thursday 17th December
21st – 24th December 10am – 4pm
Priced £7 per child – includes a gift for children up to 10 years old.
For more information click here.
Shipley Glen Tramway Santa Specials
5th & 6th, 12th & 13th, 19th & 20th December. 11:00 – 16:30
(No booking needed. The wait is normally no more than 20min, but this of course depends on numbers).
Keighley and Worth Valley Railway Santa’s Specials
Santa Special trains run from Keighley, Haworth and Oxenhope stations so please check your ticket carefully to make sure you get to the right place at the right time. Santa Special services are usually fully booked, so if you miss your train we may not be able to accommodate you on a later service. Booking is here.
Priced £16.99 for children over 35 months and adults.
Only dates left are November 28th/29th and December 5th/6th.
More details are here.
East Riddlesden Hall Santa’s Grotto
Join us for something extra special this Christmas. Pay a visit to Father Christmas and enjoy hearing tales of his magical adventures, join in with music time and have fun playing the festive party games.You’ll receive a warm welcome in these group sessions, a specially wrapped gift, the opportunity for a photograph with the man himself, access to the garden trail and the arts and crafts room where seasonal activities will await. Sessions held at 12.15pm and 2.15pm are tailored under 4 year olds. If you don’t get the chance to book onto a younger session, the others are tailored to suit all ages and are especially good if you have children of different ages all wanting to attend.
Dec 12 – 13th and 19th – 20th.
Priced £7 per child. Booking is essential. Click here for more info.