Places to Visit Santa in Liverpool in 2023


It’s that time of year where we start to get busy planning our family Christmas days out. Festive experiences and trips to see Santa are popping up all around so where can you visit Santa at Christmas in Liverpool in 2023.

Where to Find Father Christmas in Liverpool in 2023

Embark on a festive journey as we unveil the enchanting locations where you can find Father Christmas in Liverpool in 2023. From dazzling grottos to magical events, join us in exploring the merry avenues that promise a joyous encounter with the man in red. Whether you’re seeking a traditional visit, a unique experience, or a memorable photo opportunity, this guide will lead you to the heartwarming festivities in Liverpool this holiday season.

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Visit Santa at John Lewis, Liverpool One

Can you crack the code and unlock the door to meet Santa?

Work your way through our interactive grotto (with the help of Santa’s mischievous little helpers). Complete your mission and you’ll meet Santa, have your photo taken and receive a very special gift.

How much is it? £20 per child (includes a plush toy worth £10) plus a £2 booking fee. £2 per adult plus a 20p booking fee. Professional photos available to purchase separately.

Church Farm Santa Experience 2018

Santa at The Everyman Theatre, Liverpool

From Thursday 1st December to Saturday 3rd December
Downstairs at the Everyman| 10am – 4:55pm | Tickets £6

Start December off the right way and pay a visit to Santa’s Grotto at the Everyman. Meet the man himself, tell him all of your Christmas wishes and receive a special gift.
Make your way through the Grotto to arrive at a letter writing station before our elves take you to meet Santa!      

Tickets cost £6 and include letter writing and an opportunity to take a picture of your little ones with Santa. Each time-slot can accommodate one or two children. If you are bringing more than two children, please book more than one time-slot. Your experience in Santa’s Grotto at the Everyman will take between 10 to 15 minutes, please arrive at the beginning of your allocated time.

Advance booking essential.
Book online with the links below or call us on 0151 709 4776 

Thursday 1st December
Friday 2nd December
Saturday 3rd December

Farmer Christmas at Farmer Ted’s 2023

Farmer Ted’s is back for 2023 and this year will include a Christmas storytime everyday with one of Santa’s helpers.

This will be an interactive storytime experience where your little ones can join in and feel the magic of Christmas through one or two Christmas tales.

Before storytime, though, you will begin their experience at the animal barn, you’ll then walk through Santa’s winter wonderland and see where elves make all the toys and where Santa sleeps.

You can book tickets here.

Santa's Lapland for Christmas Day

Christmas experience at Otterspool Adventures – book now for 2023

When – 25th November – 24th December 2023

This Christmas enjoy up to three hours of magical activities plus unlimited play on the ice rink and other attractions at Otterspool, Liverpool.

The ticket includes a visit to Santa (and gift), a visit to the Elves ‘Make a Bear’ workshop, a Festive Show, gingerbread decorating storytime with Mrs Claus and other attractions including a Christmas Ice rink.

Book your tickets here – Otterspool adventures Christmas 2023

Tickets from £29 – £53.95

Santa's Christmas Party at the Cunard Building, Liverpool

Breakfast with Santa at Dobbies 2023

Enjoy breakfast as a family with Santa.

A fun festive event where you will enjoy breakfast for the whole family and fun activities, plus a special visit from Santa with a gift for every child.

This event is suited to families with children aged 3-10 years old. Children under 3 can still take part in some activities with the support of an adult. To relax and fully enjoy the experience, families will be seated and served at their own table.

Once you have selected your preferred location and date you will be able to choose from the following meal options, subject to availability:

Children’s Menu (£13.99):

  • Children’s Breakfast – Sausage, hash brown, scrambled egg and baked beans, served with apple juice, orange juice or water (588kcals)
  • Children’s Vegetarian Breakfast – Quorn sausage, hash brown, scrambled egg and baked beans, served with apple juice, orange juice or water (490kcals)
  • Children’s Lighter Choice – Pancakes served with fresh strawberries and a squeezy frube yogurt served with apple juice, orange juice or water (396kcals)

Child ticket includes food, activities and a gift from Santa.

Adult’s Menu (from £7.30):

  • Adult Traditional Breakfast – Sausage, bacon, black pudding, egg, hash brown or potato scone, baked beans and grilled tomato, served with toast and pot of tea or regular coffee (983kcals)
  • Adult Traditional Vegetarian Breakfast – 2 Quorn sausages, flat mushroom, egg, hash brown or potato scone, baked beans and grilled tomato, served with toast and pot of tea or regular coffee (710kcals)
  • 3 Item Breakfast Roll, served with a pot of tea or small coffee (kcal shown during selection process)
  • Adult Lighter Breakfast – Smoked salmon and scrambled egg on a toasted bagel, served with a pot of tea or regular coffee (726kcals)

Please note that adult options do not include a gift from Santa.

Or Book to See Santa At Dobbies, Liverpool

 Walk through an enchanting forest. An elf will guide you to find our Little Seedlings characters along the way before arriving in a wildlife forest clearing, where the little ones will make a special item to take home. Your experience will then continue with a chance to meet Santa Claus – children are encouraged to share their excitement, wishes and stories before receiving their gift. There are also quiet Grotto times available.

Prices, £11.99 per child

Available from the 23rd November and through December, but book now places are getting booked up.

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Meet Santa at Enchanted at Knowsley Safari – 2023 tickets on sale now

When – 19th November – 30th December 2023.

Did you know you can meet Santa as part of the Christmas light trail at Knowsley Safari?

There are two Santa Experience packages to choose from. Tickets are £10 and £18 per child and must also be pre-booked online. Tickets to the light trail are priced at £11 and at special discounted price of £9 for members. Under 3s and carers are free. 

Book tickets here – Enchanted: Knowsley Safari Christmas Lights

For more Christmas lights in the North West check them out here.

Santa's Christmas Party at the Cunard Building, Liverpool

Breakfast with Santa in Bootle at 14 Bar & Grill

Be one of Santa’s special guests as he hosts a decadent breakfast for all the family. Meet the man himself and enjoy this special Christmas experience.

Tickets include a festive morning full of entertainment, a one to one meeting with The Real Santa, a choice of breakfast options including a drink, Christmas boxes, a gift from Santa and a special polaroid picture to remember the day forever.

The festive morning is also hosted by amazing live singers getting you in the Christmas spirit by singing all your family favourite Christmas songs.

Please note all adults and children attending each need their own ticket.

Make all your children’s dreams come true with a special Breakfast with The Real Santa experience they’ll never forget.

Breakfast with Santa at Rainhill Hall, Prescot

Book Now!

A truly magical morning not to be missed!

16th, 17th, 20th, 21st, 22nd, 23rd & 24th December 2023


  •  £19.95 per adult
  •  Meet and Greet with Santa
  •  Storytime with Santa with Milk & Cookies
  •  Gift for every Child*
  •  Delicious Festive Breakfast Buffet
  •  Colouring Sheets & Pencils provided
Christmas at Harlow Carr | Glow Winter Illuminations

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3 thoughts on “Places to Visit Santa in Liverpool in 2023”

  1. Err, might want to sort out the link for the grotto at St John’s Market… The wife wouldn’t be pleased if I booked one of them for our 2 year old!


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