Make sure you head North this Christmas and embark on a magical and breath taking adventure to the North Pole - The Polar Expedition at intu Trafford Centre in association with Playmobil!
Prepare to be enchanted by our Northern Lights and thrilled as our Eskimo Elves guide you through an arctic wonderland as you journey to meet Santa and his polar friends. Will your inner Christmas spirit be strong enough to delight Santa’s baby reindeer Norbert? And what surprises await you ahead of your visit with Santa? There is of course the opportunity to take home a family photograph with Santa as a memento of your special visit to The Polar Expedition at intu Trafford Centre. When you leave the grotto don't forget to pick up your little offers booklet with a selection of discounts from stores and restaurants exclusively for grotto visitors.
Tickets are on sale now for the grotto– please book online in advance to avoid disappointment. Find full details of our opening times and the link to book below.
Autism friendly sessions
We are delighted to announce that autism friendly sessions have been launched at our grotto to provide a relaxing environment to visit Father Christmas. The Polar Expedition experience will cater for a much smaller group of visitors in an early morning session, meaning no stressful queuing is involved. The dates and times are as follows; Sunday 19 November, Monday 20 November, Sunday 26 and Monday 27 November, all between 10am-11am. Please find a downloadable guide to the grotto here along with a parent and carers guide here.
To avoid disappointment, please contact our bookings centre on firstname.lastname@example.org as soon as possible with details of number of children and adults visiting and any special requirements for the best possible experience.
*Price included applicable booking fees
Tuesday 7 November - Friday 1 December
Saturday and Sunday 11am-5:30pm
Saturday 2 December – Friday 8 December
Saturday and Sunday 9am-8pm
Saturday 9 December – Sunday 17 December
Monday-Friday 10am – 9pm
Saturday 8.30am – 9pm
Sunday 9am – 8pm
Monday 18 December – Christmas Eve
Monday-Friday 8.30am – 9pm
Christmas Eve 8.30am – 3:30pm