19 November 2022 11:00 am - 1 January 2023 8:00 pm

Rainton Arena, Mercantile Road, Houghton Le Spring, DH4 5PH

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About The Event

Immerse yourself in all things festive for 6 weeks from November to January. You certainly made it one to remember in 2021 and celebrated the festive season in true Winter Wonderland style.

The countdown is Now on for this November!

Offering a wide variety of attractions, activities, entertainment, food, drinks and so much more, we guarantee there’s something for everyone!

Fair Ground 

When the evening comes around, Rainton Arena is transformed by thousands of sparkling fairground lights so grab your mulled wine or hot chocolate and join in the festive fun!

(Rides and Stalls are pay as you ride)

Santa’s Grotto

Of course, Christmas would not be complete without visiting Santa Claus who will be taking time out of his busy schedule for meet and greets every day, up to and including Christmas Eve*

(Tickets can be pre booked for the all new 2022 experience via skiddle)


Tipi Bar and Food Stalls

We have some tasty offerings available for our visitors! We will be catering specifically for the family and look forward to delighting your taste buds with a variety of food and beverages.

amazing variety of hot and cold food, something for everybody!

Festive drinks will be served from our TIPI BAR


Ice Rink

                         The perfect place for a winter skate, join us at our outdoor ice rink.

 Ice skating is the perfect festive activity for first dates, play dates and best mates.

(Tickets can be pre booked for the Ice Rink via skiddle)



A brand new attraction for 2022…

Once again the Grinch has stolen Christmas and we need your help to catch him!

The Grinch is the meanest creature you’ll ever meet. He hates Christmas and the whole festive season. But when he hatches a dastardly plot to steal Christmas, he’s in for a big surprise!

Join a host of characters on a magical adventure to help the Grinch find his Christmas Spirit! You will experience all kinds of chaos and Christmas crafts, as you make your way through this one hour festive trail.

(Tickets can be pre booked via skiddle)


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