The Arrival of Santa at Rufford Abbey

Rufford Abbey Country Park, Newark, Nottinghamshire, NG22 9DF

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The Arrival of Santa at Rufford Abbey


Saturday 18 November 2023 - Sunday 19 November 2023 
Rufford Abbey Country Park

Get ready to welcome the magic of the holiday season! Venture down to Rufford Abbey Country Park for an enchanting day of festive fun as you celebrate the arrival of Santa Claus himself!

What’s in store for you at the spectacular event? 

Festive Market: Explore the stalls for unique gifts, crafts, and delicious treats. Find that perfect something for your loved ones, or even a little something for yourself! 

Vintage Fairground Rides: Step back in time and experience the joy of classic fairground rides with a nostalgic twist. Fun for the whole family!

Entertainment from Elsa, Anna, Olaf, and Kristoff: Sing along and share magical moments with your favourite Frozen characters. An icy adventure awaits! Plus more!!

And of course, Santa Claus will be the star of the show!  Have your wish list ready, because Santa will be meeting and greeting all the good boys and girls. Don’t forget your camera for a memorable photo with Santa! 

Join Rufford Abbey Country Park for a day filled with laughter, joy, and festive cheer. It’s the perfect way to kick start the holiday season with family and friends. 

Time schedule:
10am – 4pm each day
Arrival of Santa parade –  12pm
Frozen Show – 2:15pm – 3pm

Free To Attend – Parking Charges Apply (early arrival is highly recommended)

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  • On site parking

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