Christmas at Paultons 2023
Join us for a Celebration of Christmas at the friendliest, most magical Christmas theme park in the UK
When are the festivities?
Our Christmas events at Paultons take place on selected dates from 2nd December to 23rd December 2023.
Where is the Christmas event?
The Celebration of Christmas event takes place at Paultons Park on the edge of the New Forest National Park in Hampshire.
Festive Family Fun
- Santa’s Storytime
- Magical Illuminations around the Park
- See and hear the Marvellous Musical Christmas Tree with its own light show every 15 minutes
- Meet Frosty the Snowman, Rudolph the Reindeer and Billy and Belinda Elves.
Santa’s Christmas Wish Show
Our live action theatrical Christmas extravaganza is back this year with performances twice daily at the Show Stage.
Santa’s Christmas Wish Show features singing, dancing, special effects and fun with Billy and Belinda the elves, Frosty the Snowman, Rudolph the Reindeer and guest starring the man himeself - Father Christmas!
Our Show Stage now features an undercover seating area, so you can snuggle up with the kids and enjoy the action. No pre-booking required for the Show and it is included in all December Park tickets.
Tornado Springs will be open for Christmas along with rides in Lost Kingdom and Critter Creek!
View our Christmas Park Map to see the selection of rides and attractions that will be open for Christmas.
Our famous Yorky Wrap is back on the menu this Christmas - a giant Yorkshire pudding, succulent turkey crown, pig in blanket, vegetables, sage and onion stuffing and cranberry sauce! Or choose a festive beef or chicken burger, potato pops and pigs in blankets. For pudding feast on a chocolate brownie, homemade mince pies or festive shortbread!
Our gift shop is a festive treasure trove of treats, toys, and teddies, perfect for unique Christmas gifts. Delight your loved ones with exclusive finds from the world's largest Peppa's Toy Shop, or let children embark on a magical journey in our Big Toy Shop, complete with a special entrance and a rainbow road. Make your Christmas shopping memorable with enchanting unique presents!
What rides are open during the Christmas at Paultons event?
A large number of rides will be open during the Christmas at Paultons event, a selected number of rides will be closed for winter maintenance during December:
|Rides open during Christmas at Paultons||Rides closed during Christmas at Paultons|
|Storm Chaser||The Edge|
|Al’s Auto Academy||Raging River Ride Log Flume|
|Windmill Towers||Digger Ride|
|Buffalo Falls||Seal Falls|
|Trekking Tractors||Dragon Roundabout|
|Rio Grande Train Ride||Go Karts|
|Peppa’s Big Balloon Ride||Muddy Puddles|
|Grampy Rabbit’s Sailing Club||Water Kingdom|
|George’s Dinosaur Adventure|
|Grandpa Pig’s Little Train|
|Daddy Pig’s Car Ride|
|The Queen’s Flying Coach Ride|
|Windy Castle Ride|
|Miss Rabbit’s Helicopter Flight|
|Grandpa Pig’s Boat Trip|
|The Flight of the Pterosaur|
|The Dinosaur Tour Co.|
|Professor Blast’s Expedition Express Ride|
|The Victorian Carousel Ride|
|The Tea Cup Ride|
|The Sky Swinger|
Can I see Santa during Christmas at Paultons with my admission ticket?
Yes! Santa can be seen on stage this December as part of the Christmas Wish and Santa's Storytime live stage shows. This is included in your admission ticket.
You can also book to meet Santa in his magical grotto in selected December dates. Additional charge applies. Must be pre-booked at the 'Extra's' step of the checkout process when purchasing tickets, or separately if you already have tickets here.
How do I book a visit to Santa’s Grotto?
To make a booking to see Santa, simply head over to our ticket page and book a valid December date, then add the Grotto at the 'Any Extra's' step. If you already have an Annual Pass or Official Short Break for December, you can add the Santa's Grotto experience separately.
Please note that bookings must be made prior to the day of visit and we would advise booking early to avoid disappointment.
What are the opening times for Christmas at Paultons Park?
Paultons Park opens at 10.00am and rides close at 4:30pm during December. Please see our Opening Times for further details.
Can I book a Christmas Short break at Paultons Park Theme Park?
Yes, you can! Head over to our Paultons Breaks site and book your short break at Paultons Park this festive season! All official breaks include:
· Entry to all our theme parks, plus your 2nd park day FREE
· An overnight stay at a family-friendly hotel near to Paultons Park
· A delicious breakfast to set you up for your 2nd day of Christmas fun at Paultons Park
Where can I find a Christmas theme park near me?
Join us at Paultons Park for festive fun this December! Come and see Peppa Pig World transformed into a winter wonderland or experience Christmas with a wild west twist at Tornado Springs! Join is at Paultons Park, Ower, Romsey, The New Forest, Hampshire, SO51 6AL.