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Welcome to Tinseltown - a magical haven full of festive fun!
Celebrate the festive season with our festive fairground, Snowstorm 2 spectacular ice show, winter ice rink, and a very exciting NEW grotto - Christmas with Paddington.
Not to mention festive flicks, delicious food and live entertainment to get you into the Christmas spirit!
Plus, with free parking and a host of sensational shops, food, and gifting options inside at Trafford Centre, it’s the perfect destination to celebrate the Christmas season.
18th November – 2nd January
SKATE at Tinseltown in partnership with Hits Radio
Take to the ice on Trafford Centre’s wonderful 25m x 20m covered rink for a 45-minute ice skate session to celebrate the winter season.
Glide away under a sky full of twinkling lights whilst festive music transports skaters to a whimsical, festive haven. Non-skaters will be able to enjoy a warming hot chocolate or mulled wine from the centre’s festive bar complete with towering Christmas tree.
The funfair returns, even more thrilling, magical, and fun. Enjoy fantastic rides for the whole family. Soar the skies with the Waveswinger, brave the white-knuckle Rock Rage or watch the little ones enjoy a host of fun rides like the Mini Chairs, Jumping Frog and Kidzone.
Prices are £2.50 + booking fee per person in advance (£3.50 on the door). Kids under two-years-old go free.
Visitors can also enjoy incredible views and festive magic this Christmas, as the big wheel returns to Trafford Centre’s Tinseltown - enjoy all the glittering lights and sights from a staggering 55 metres high.
25th November – 2nd January
Discover an all-new Christmas production on real ice! Discover this spectacular show in a heated theatre big top as international ice-skaters, aerial artistes, and a fantastic circus line up transport you to the magical Ice Kingdom.
State of the art special effects will have visitors on the edge of their seat, with special appearances from the much-loved ice bears and the main man himself – Santa Claus. With 200sq metres of shimmering real ice for performers to soar above and glide upon, it’s the perfect festive experience to celebrate the season with family and friends.
16th November – 24th December
Tinseltown at Trafford Centre is set to be extra-special this year as Santa will be joined in its iconic Christmas Grotto by a special new friend, Paddington™.
The NEW Christmas with Paddington Grotto experience will be open 16th November until 24th December for families of all ages to enjoy a memorable festive experience - expected to be bigger and better than ever before with Paddington’s arrival.
Tickets now available to purchase, don't miss out!
Get in the Christmas mood with a selection of midday matinees every Saturday on our 5m x 3m big screens. Settle down with a blanket and some festive food and enjoy a host of magical movies including The Nightmare before Christmas, Frozen, How the Grinch Stole Christmas, Arthur Christmas and Home Alone.
*Please note, fairground entry will need to be purchased to gain access to the movie screenings.
Enjoy delicious festive fare in the Christmas Village including German Bratwurst, roast dinner wraps, donuts, crepes, waffles and mulled wine.
From traditional carols to acoustic Christmas covers, our programme of live music at Tinseltown is ever-changing, check back here for the latest line-up.
Costume Characters and Face Painting
Get ready to meet our cast of costume characters, plus little ones can get into character themselves with our face painting crew. More details to be announced soon.
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