Whilst some of us still dream about long sunny days and flipflops, others are well and truly gearing up for Christmas! To celebrate our arrival in Chester and our newest Kids Planet nursery to join the family, we’ve been looking at all things Christmassy for children in Chester this year.
There are some fantastic festive activities taking place and here are just a few of our favourites. But, if you know of any other family events in and around the Chester area, let us know- we’d love to share your recommendations!
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WHERE: Chester Town Hall Square
WHAT: Chester Christmas Lights official switch on and parade. Chester city centre will be lit by hundreds of children as they parade through the streets carrying handmade lanterns for the annual Lantern Parade.
WHEN: Friday, November 16th 7-8 pm
WHERE: The Forum Studio Theatre, Chester
WHAT: Panto – Aladdin. Expect outrageous frocks, custard pies and lots of audience participation!
WHEN: November 30th – January 5th, 2019
WHERE: Chester Zoo
WHAT: The Lanterns at Chester Zoo is a fantastic event for all the family which helps to raise funds to support the zoo’s work as a conservation charity. Chester Zoo turns into a magical festive wonderland, full of sparkle, illumination and a sprinkling of snow!
WHEN: Selected nights from 23rd November until 23rd December.
WHERE: Cheshire Oak Designer Outlet.
WHAT: Watch the heart-warming tale of The Snowman brought to life with a live orchestra.
WHEN: Wednesday 7th November, 7 pm
WHERE: Christmas Woodland, Blakemere Village, Sandiway.
WHAT: A unique theatrical experience to find Father Christmas set in the Cheshire Woodlands.
WHEN: Selected weekends in December.
WHERE: The Ice Cream Farm, Tattenhall
WHAT: Meet the elves and Santa in his grotto located in the world’s largest Ice Cream Parlour. Booking essential
WHEN: Weekends from Saturday 24th November