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Castlecourt Santa Christmas

Santa's Grotto at Castlecourt

20 November – 24 December

Pay a visit to Santa at Castlecourt this Christmas and let him know you belong on the nice list! Mr Claus will arrive on 20 November in a grand parade on Royal Avenue at 12pm. His elves have been busy setting up their workshop in Castlecourt, where you can visit and get a surprise early present.

Irish Tour Tickets Santa Bus

The Santa Bus

Belfast City Hall
6 – 23 December

Sing along to Christmas favourites and get your picture taken with Santa, while driving through the streets of Belfast in the Santa Bus. The bus will be fully festively festooned and lit up in twinkling lights to delight.

Clayton Christmas Family

Santa Sunday at the Clayton

Clayton Hotel
5 November – 12 December

Santa is making a splash at the Clayton Hotel this Christmas. You can enjoy a Sunday brunch with the family, followed by a visit to old St Nick, an afternoon of Christmas movies and a soak in the 15m heated pool!

Santa Train

Santa's Special Steam Train

Lanyon Place
11, 12, 18 and 19 December 

Hop aboard a vintage steam train at Belfast Lanyon Place and enjoy a leisurely journey to a special station where Santa awaits. His elves will be on hand to give presents to all children and there will be an opportunity for family photos to be taken beside Santa in his enchanting snow globe.

Colin Glen Forest Park

Gruffalo and Santa Trail

Colin Glen Forest Park
11, 12, 17 – 23 December

Bring your little ones along and dive inside the glorious world of the Gruffalo. Enjoy a Christmas themed family walk, visiting your favourite Gruffalo characters and a very special guest… Santa Claus!

Malone Lodge Hotel Christmas Hotel Offer Festive Mulled Wine and Dine Package

Sunday Lunch with Santa

The Malone Hotel
5, 12 and 19 December 

Santa and Mrs Claus will be spending Sundays at the Malone this year so that you can stop by and say hi. The elves are all ears to hear your wish list and you can meet Santa, have a photo taken with him and get an early Christmas gift. Enjoy a three-course Sunday meal and catch a festive film throughout the afternoon, with treats and popcorn on offer.

Santa's Night Safari

Santa’s Night Safari

Sir Thomas & Lady Dixon Park
16 – 19 December

Take a walk on the wild side this Christmas with Santa’s Night Safari! Santa and Mrs Claus invite you to wrap up warm, grab your torch and join them on an after hours adventure through the park. With plenty of fun surprises, it is sure to be a theatre show like no other to get the whole family into the Christmas spirit.

Dundonald International Icebowl Skate with Santa

Skate with Santa

Dundonald International Ice Bowl
11 & 18 December

Take to the ice for a yuletide skate with Santa! Glide, swirl and dance along to festive favourites.

Lisburn Castlereagh Hillmount Santa

Santa’s Grotto at Hillmount

Hillmount Garden Centre
7 – 23 December

Start your journey in the grotto filled with festive scenes and characters. You will be greeted by Mrs Claus and the elves. Then wrap up warm before climbing into Santa’s sleigh under the outdoor canopy, before finally meeting the man himself and receiving a unique Hillmount gift.

fitzwilliam hotel christmas tree

Christmas Day at the Fitzwilliam

Fitzwilliam Hotel
23 – 26 December

Leave a note for Santa this year and let him know you’ll be staying at the Fitzwilliam! For families celebrating Christmas in style this year, Santa has promised to make a magical visit to the hotel on Christmas Day to deliver your presents.

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