There are plenty of opportunities for families in Devon to see Father Christmas locally for Christmas 2021, whether that be in his Grotto or as part of a larger event. We have picked a selection of events below where your family can meet Father Christmas but remember that due to the ongoing situation, it is likely that you will need to book ahead and that spaces will be limited and fill fast so be quick.
**Don't forget to mention Primary Times Devon when making an enquiry or booking**
Christmas at Crealy (27th November to 24th December)
Visit Crealy throughout their Christmas celebrations to see the Theme Park lit up with decorations and enjoy their festive attractions including:
Santa's Toy Shop (including a free gift). Meet and greet with Santa in his magical toy shop and pick up a FREE Christmas gift for every child on the way out
The Elves and The Toymaker Ice Show - live show telling the tale of a Toy Maker whose workshop is transformed each night into a magical place of wonder
Santa's Farewell Parade - Watch out for Santa in his Christmas parade around the Theme Park
Buddy and Blossom's Christmas Bash - Buddy and Blossom are hosting a Christmas party on the Piazza Stage for visitors. See this new Christmas Show filled with festive song, dance and cheer for the whole family.
Children can meet Santa and receive a gift for £12 per child after booking a general admission ticket/using their membership. There will also be free Christmas activities including a reindeer food elf workshop that runs throughout the day as a 'drop-in' activity. You will also be able to take part in storytelling with Mrs Claus in The Ark at various time slots during the day, spaces will be limited so arrive early to avoid disappointment.
Dates are 4th, 5th, 11th, 12th and 18th to 24th December.
For 0-7 year olds from 1st to 24th December. A child's Christmas ticket includes a one and half hour play session in Bear town, an exclusive meet with Father Christmas in his grotto with no queuing and a quality present for £19.95. An adult Christmas ticket includes a complimentary festive mince pie for £3.
Take a visit through their festive wonderland where Santa and his elves will be waiting. Receive a gift and goody bag with slots available every Saturday and Sunday from 20th November through to Christmas as well as the 20th, 21st and 22nd December. Tickets can be purchased via the website for timed sessions throughout the day.
Santa's Grotto at World of Wonder, Affinity Devon, Bideford
Families can visit Santa on selected dates from 28th November and must be pre-booked. Play at World of Wonder (Wow) is included within the visit to Santa's Grotto and will be valid for which timed session your booking falls within.
Available on selected dates through November and December. Families can enjoy a magical tram ride to Santa's home at the North Pole in one of the specially decorated single deck tramcars, enjoy a cup of hot chocolate, a delicious treat, speak to Santa and admire the awesome lights whilst you walk around the North Pole. Children will also receive the first gift of Christmas from Santa himself. Upon the return journey, you will be able to enjoy singing along to Christmas carols.
Breakfast with Santa at The Box Plymouth (very limited availability)
Running every Saturday and Sunday from 27th November to 19th December, Santa will be on hand to greet you as you arrive at The Box Kitchen and Bar to sit down to either pancakes with maple syrup or blueberries or a Breakfast Bap and drink. £10 for adults and £7 for under 18s.
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