Osborne House – East Cowes
From turkey and crackers to figgy pudding and Father Christmas, the festive season has its roots in the Victorian era. This December, take a trip back in time at beautiful Osborne and delight in a celebration of the perfect Victorian Christmas. Father Christmas will be telling yuletide tales amidst the festive decorations of Osborne’s spectacular ground floor rooms. Outdoors find traditional games, a carousel, daring jesters with their breath-taking fire shows, carol singing humorous retelling of Dickens’ A Christmas Carol . Warm up with a tipple and roasted chestnuts as you peruse the gift stalls in the Christmas courtyard.
Steam Railway – Havenstreet
Santa is making Havenstreet his special Christmas home again this year and is really looking forward to meeting you! There’s always such a lovely festive atmosphere at Havenstreet station, with Christmas music, a bustling Christmas market, and lots of entertainment and magic shows just for children! Make sure you enjoy a stroll through Santa’s sparkling Winter Wonderland before going to see him … and if you’re good he’ll have a wonderful gift just for you! Then relax in your cosy steam-heated compartment as one of our majestic steam locomotives hauls your train on a 10-mile round trip through the Island’s winter landscape.
Carols in the square – Yarmouth
Saturday December 7th 6-7pm. Get in the Christmas Spirit at the lovely, traditional Carols in the Square, in the quaint harbour town of Yarmouth. With mulled wine and festive fayre stalls and the switching on of the Christmas tree lights, it is a memorable occasion. All in aid of the Earl Mountbatten Hospice.
Polar at Robin Hill – Newport
For the first time ever, we have a brand new magical event coming to Robin Hill for December 2019… POLAR! Step outside this festive season and experience the thrill of a Christmas dream come true… Through frosty woodlands, twinkling lights and discovery, join us on an enchanting winter journey with a breath-taking FINALE like no other! The event finale is POLAR, a dazzling amphitheatre show that follows the magical tale of one boy’s Christmas dream come true, in a sensational dance and acrobatic theatre style production!
Tapland at Tapnell Farm – Freshwater
Something magical is happening this December at Tapnell Farm Park with our new Christmas experience: Tapland …. in search of Santa. An all-weather Christmas experience for children of all ages ! The journey starts at home, once tickets have been booked, with a personalised letter from Santa, who will be inviting children who have been extra kind and helpful to visit him in Tapland. This hour-long experience is led by Santa’s trained elves who will fully immerse you in the wonderment of Christmas. There will be stories and interactive puzzles to solve, treats to enjoy and lots of amazing scenery … and at the end of your adventure you will meet Santa himself, who will know a lot more about you than you think!