This Christmas, Dreamland Fairground throws open its gates and becomes FREE TO ENTER!
• Dreamland Margate, the UK’s original pleasure park will transform into The Frosted Fairground for the festive season.
• The Frosted Fairground will be a magical winter experience with Santa’s Grotto, Christmas markets, Christmas trees, carols and parade, live music, outdoor cinema, and craft making.
• For the first time since opening, the Amusement Park will be free to enter and guests can pay to ride.
• Dreamland Members will have unlimited use of all rides for free.
• Non members can guarantee entrance by registering and printing free tickets online in advance via http://www.dreamland.co.uk/christmas
• Members of the media and their families are invited to a preview of Father Christmas’s Grotto on 4th December 4pm – 7pm.
Dreamland Margate, the UK’s original pleasure park proudly presents its Christmas event, The Frosted Fairground, from 5th December to 2nd January 2016. Free to enter and pay to ride, The Frosted Fairground transforms Dreamland into a magical winter experience for people of all ages to get into the festive spirit.
Eddie Kemsley, CEO Dreamland:
“We are delighted to announce our free to enter, pay to ride event, ‘The Frosted Fairground’ for our first Christmas season. With festive fun, thrills and good times, our guests will have a winter experience like no other and definitely one to remember. On free entry guests will be entertained by bands, carol singing, parades, markets and many more. Suitable for all ages, The Frosted Fairground will guarantee to get everyone in the festive spirit and spread the Christmas cheer!”
THE FROSTED FAIRGROUND, FESTIVE FUN, THIRLLS AND GOOD TIMES
FATHER CHRISTMAS’ GROTTO & TOY WORKSHOP EXPERIENCE
In the midst of the Scenic Railway, guests can meet the elves of the North Pole in their workshop as they busy themselves making toys for the big day. They will be able to play games, sing songs, write letters to Father Christmas and even meet him! As part of the Elf Department of Hornby Hobbies, Hornby will be providing a make-n-paint gift for every guest. Suitable for all ages, (as long as they still believe), but recommended for three to seven year olds.
PRICES: £9.95 for Standard Entry, £7.95 for Members Entry. 30 min sessions.
Nordman Fir Christmas trees will be on sale, high quality at exceptional prices, allowing guests to choose from a range all of sizes that suit all households.
We have teamed up with Margate’s Garden Gate Charity and will be giving guests the chance to help us paint a bauble and decorate the biggest Christmas tree in Margate! For every bauble on our tree, we will give a free Dreamland ticket to the Garden Gate Charity.
CHRISTMAS JUMPER DAY
Guests are encouraged to don their finest knitwear and hop on some skates in the Roller Disco. For every Christmas jumper seen on this day, Dreamland will donate £1 to Save the Children. Find out how you can do your bit in Christmas Knit here: http://www.itv.com/textsanta/about-text-santa-2015
The Christmas Piazza will house Christmas markets, Dreamland’s 25ft tree and an outdoor cinema. On Saturday, The Secret Emporium market will be displaying wares and designs from the best of independent British designers. Our Christmas market stalls will be filled with Kent produce, gifts and items highlighting the best in local business.
COCA COLA TRUCK
Guests will know ‘holidays are coming’ with the arrival of the iconic Coca Cola truck!
FESTIVE ROLLER SKATING
Skate with friends and loved ones, pop on Christmas jumpers and to roller round the Christmas tree, guaranteed for fun! We will be playing a selection of feel good Christmas Anthems & Nostalgic Christmas Oldies alongside our daily Christmas Movie Soundtrack. Christmas bobble hats will be included with skate hire, Christmas Jumpers encouraged!
Markets will be open from 10am – 4pm.
(Secret Emporium and Coca Cola Truck 5th, 12th, 19th Dec only)
A number of performances from bands, schools and local groups will be held at the Bandstand to entertain guests and continue the atmosphere from start to finish. The Salvation Army band will also be performing as well as traditional carol singing to really get into the merriment. The Frosted Fairground’s Fun Fairers will also inject some Christmas cheer into your soul. Armed with parlour games and a bucket load of cracker jokes, they could crack a smile from Ebeneezer Scrooge himself.
As dusk falls join Teddy, Betty and all the Dreamland Fun Fairers on their Christmas Parade through The Frosted Fairground. With the smell of mince pies in the air, join us in song as we gather round the Christmas tree and see the magic happen!
Head to the Piazza where Dreamland’s Head Chef, Matt Fewins will be hosting daily cookery demonstration guaranteed to ensure you have the tastiest Christmas ever!
The newly opened 1920s Ballroom will play host to Christmas parties with packages priced at £35 per head with a disco included. So, what better way to celebrate the Christmas season with your colleagues than at a party in Dreamland’s beautiful ballroom? To book, please contact Hayley.firstname.lastname@example.org
BIG FISH LITTLE FISH FAMILY RAVE
13.00 – 16.00, 5th December
Following on from our Halloween sell out success, Big Fish Little Fish Family Rave returns with Jingle Bell Ball in Dreamland’s brand new Ballroom, complete with appearance from superstar Guest DJ Alex Paterson of The Orb
13.-00 – 16.00
CLUB DE FROMAGE
21.30, 12th December
Join Slow Alfie and the gang as they don their Santa hats to bring you the greatest Xmas pop hits known to humanity, (plus loads of non-Christmas songs, just in case you thought it was ‘Now That’s What I Call Christmas’ all night.
THE MUPPET CHRISTMAS CAROL SINGALONG
12.00, 20th December
Guests of all ages can join in with Kermit, Miss Piggy and all their friends in the Dreamland Ballroom for this magical Christmas family favorite film.
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For more information on Dreamland The Frosted Fairground visit www.dreamland.co.uk/christmas