If you’re thinking of planning a last minute getaway in the UK, somewhere where you can indulge in festive delights and get that Christmas shopping done, our Chester hotel is perfect! Not only is there an excellent shopping scene, there are plenty of fun filled attractions to amuse the rest of the family, and this December there are some truly fantastic festive events!
We’ve picked out some of the best events in Chester to get you feeling all Christmassy!
Running right up to Christmas Eve, Chester’s new Victorian Christmas Market features a feast of festive food including roast chestnuts, delicious crepes and lots of mulled wine. There’s also plenty of gift stalls from decorations and cards to scented candles and jewellery. Take the children to meet Santa in his very own Grotto too.
For millions of people around the world, the sighting of the famous Coca-Cola Christmas advert marks the beginning of the festive season and on the 13th December from 12pm until 8pm, you can see the Coca Cola Truck at Cheshire Oaks Designer Outlet! Amongst a winter wonderland there will be festive helpers serving you all your favourite Coca Cola drinks! And then you can enjoy some fabulous Christmas shopping at the designer outlet with big names Ted Baker, Diesel, Coast, Adidas and Dune.
Until the 23rd December, the award winning Chester Zoo will be lighting up its beautiful gardens to display life-sized animal lanterns. With your own lantern to light your way, families can explore the zoo in a whole new light and see all the favourite animals.
This December, Tatton Park’s Christmas celebrations have taken inspiration from Charles Dickens. Extravagant costumes, decorations and displays to recreate festivities from the 19th century. There’s also the opportunity to enjoy a winter stroll around the parkland and join in traditional carol singing.
Join Chester’s Deva Victrix 20th Legion as they celebrate the torch-lit Roman Saturnalia on the 20th December. This is an ancient celebration by the Romans that consisted of feasting, visiting friends and giving gifts – fun for all the family.