Winter Wonderland Set To Open

image of Winter Wonderland

After a hugely successful initial run last Christmas, Winter Wonderland Manchester, the UK’s largest indoor Christmas theme park, reopens its doors to the general public next Saturday 13th December at EventCity next to the Intu Trafford Centre.

Presented by Kingpin Events, Winder Wonderland will be filled with over 40 family friendly rides and attractions including many children and family rides, which are included in the entry price.  The event also features other activities such as ‘Izzy, wizzy, let’s get busy’ alongside The Sooty Show as Sooty, Sweep and Soo make their return to Winder Wonderland for live appearances.  In fact ITV star Sooty seems thrilled, commenting “I loved last year’s Winter Wonderland so much I couldn’t wait to come back with Sweep and Soo!  Soo loves all the rides, Sweep can’t wait to meet Santa again – and I can’t wait to meet all my fans – and maybe squirt the mums and dads with my water pistol!”.

Winter Wonderland also features a Christmas Circus, with seating for over 700 and a number of performances throughout the sessions, whilst performers such as stilt walkers, Christmas fairies and fairy-tale characters will also roam the themepark.

Santa will also be available up to and including the 24th December, before he dashes off to deliver the presents.

image of Sooty, Sweet and Soo
Sooty, Sweep and Soo are set to join the festivities at Winter Wonderland

Winter Wonderland has invited charities to be the first through the doors to experience the event, with 1,500 tickets worth a total of almost £30,000 donated to charities whose work specifically benefits children and their families, disadvantaged young people and bereaved families.

Tammy Silcock of Kingpin Events, added “We are delighted to be returning with Winter Wonderland to EventCity after the huge success of our first event last year. This year we aim to be bigger and better and provide a fun-filled day out for families, whatever the weather. This is entertainment on a huge scale with lots of rides and attractions, The Sooty Show, A Christmas Circus and even a chance to meet Santa Claus. Last year’s charity evening proved a huge success and was very humbling for everyone involved. It was very special and our guests thoroughly enjoyed being the first visitors to enjoy the Winter Wonderland experience.”

Winder Wonderland at EventCity runs from Saturday 13th December 2014 until Sunday 4th January 2015.

Ticket Information
Adult and Child (3-16): £18.50
Family: £60*
OAP: £13
Child (Under 3): Free
Groups: 10% Discount (when booking 15+ tickets)
*(2 Adults and 2 Children or 1 Adult and 3 Children)
School rates also available
All rides and attractions are included in the ticket price (excluding games and food stalls) and each session lasts for 4 hours.

Session Times
Sat 13 – Sun 14 Dec: 11:00am – 3:00pm and 4:30pm – 8:30pm
Tue 16 – Fri 19 Dec: 10:30am – 2:30pm
Sat 20 – Wed 24 Dec: 11:00am – 3:00pm and 4:30pm – 8:30pm
(No Afternoon session on 24Dec and closed Christmas Day)
Fri 26 Dec and Wed 1 Jan: 1:00pm – 5:00pm
Sat 27 Dec – Sun 4 Jan: 11:00am – 3:00pm and 4:30pm – 8:30pm
(No Afternoon session on 31 Dec or 4 Jan)


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