Christmas in Chesterfield


Meet Santa in Chesterfield

Meet Santa in Chesterfield

Santa Claus is coming to town!

Find out where you can meet Santa this Christmas in Chesterfield.


Amazing Magical Chesterfield Santa House

Assembly Rooms at the Market Hall
Sat 4 December 2021 – Sun 5 December 2021
Sat 11 December 2021 – Sun 12 December 2021
Sat 18 December 2021 – Thu 9 December 2021
Mon 20 December 2021 – Thu 23 December 2021

Using some magical technology, the Amazing Magical Santa House has been set up in the town centre.   The magical technology includes the ‘Santa Zoomer’, a direct video link from the North Pole to Chesterfield.

You will have the opportunity to chat with Santa before you go into a very special Augmented Reality experience in which Santa will magically appear with you.

This will all be captured on video, a copy of which will be sent to your mobile/email soon after, for you to share with your family and friends.

Click here to pre-book your visit to the Santa House 


Breakfast with Santa at Van Dyk Hotel

Meet Santa himself and receive a gift, it is the perfect way to get the kids excited for the festive fun ahead.

Various dates available throughout December.

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Santa visits Brampton Manor

Spend some quality time with Santa as he visits Brampton Manor this Christmas.

Take the kids to see Santa so they can discuss what they want for Christmas and discover what it’s like living at the North Pole.

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Santa Special Cruises

The popular trips on the Chesterfield Canal with Santa on board will be running again this Christmas throughout December.

All children will receive a gift and adults get a seasonal drink and mince pie or equivalent.

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Christmas fun at Matlock Farm Park

Join in with a variety of Christmas fun at Matlock Farm Park, featuring Grotto Experiences and Breakfast with Santa along with festive pony rides for children and more!

Santa and his beloved Mrs Claus will be visiting Matlock Farm Park on weekends on the run up to Christmas. Including 27th and 28th November, 4th, 5th, 11th, 12th, 18th, 19th December.

Find out more about Christmas fun at Matlock Farm Park…

Find out more about Breakfast with Santa…


Santa’s Grotto and Post Office at Vicar Lane

Vicar Lane Shopping Centre is inviting customers to experience the magic of Christmas, with a visit to Santa’s Grotto and Post Office this festive season.

Families visiting the Grotto, can then make their way through the magical winter wonderland, where they’ll find Santa surrounded by all the toys for all the good girls and boys. Every child will receive a gift, an ‘official good list’ certificate and reindeer food.

Click here to find out about Santa’s Grotto at Vicar Lane 

Click here to find out about Santa’s Post Office at Vicar Lane 


Storytime with Father Christmas

Join the Chatsworth farmyard team for a magical family visit to listen to storytime with Father Christmas. Taking place every Saturday and Sunday between 27th November – 19th December.

Father Christmas will captivate little ears with the story of the first Christmas. Then spread some Christmas cheer at a photo opportunity with our elves and Father Christmas, plus receive a gift to take home.
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Santa visits at The Ropery

Visit Santa’s Grotto to let him know what you would like for Christmas as he visits The Ropery at Old Bolsover Yard, most Tuesdays, Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays from 13th November – 23rd December. Each child will receive a present.

You can also have Brunch or Lunch and a story with Santa, every Wednesday from 17th November – 15th December (except 8th December).

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Santa’s Grotto at Duston Hall Garden Centre

Visit Santa in his Grotto at Duston Hall Garden Centre from Saturday 4th of December 10.00am – 4.00pm everyday until Christmas.

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Lunch with Santa at Blaze Bar & Grill

Give your kids the perfect start to Christmas as they enjoy lunch with the man himself. A 3-course festive lunch, decorate their own cookie and of course a present from Santa himself.

Dates include:
Wednesday 22nd December 12.30pm and 3pm
Thursday 23rd December 12.30pm and 3pm

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Christmas Shopping in Chesterfield

Find perfect gifts for all of the family in Chesterfield.

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Buy your Christmas food locally

From the classic turkey and fresh veggies, to tasty cheese and biscuits, sweet treats and of course, a selection of your favourite drinks, independents in Chesterfield will have it all!

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Chesterfield Market at Christmas

Visit Chesterfield Market and Market Hall this Christmas for delicious food and bespoke handmade gifts.

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