Castle Howard Father Christmas Ticket Launch Date Revealed

Castle Howard’s Father Christmas experiences are so magical that they even earned themselves a Little Vikings Award for Best Christmas Experience 2019. It’s hugely popular and often sells out, so you need to be quick to get the dates and times that work for you. Tickets for the 2019 Audience with Father Christmas and Enchanted Evening with Father Christmas go on general sale on Saturday 7th September at 9 am (Gold Friends of Castle Howard have a 24-hour booking opportunity from 6th September).

More about Christmas at Castle Howard

There are two key Father Christmas events to choose from at Castle Howard this year: An Audience with Father Christmas and Enchanted Evenings with Father Christmas.

An Audience with Father Christmas 

Make Christmas memories that will last a lifetime with a visit to see Father Christmas at the popular Fireside Audiences. Gather around the fire with Father Christmas and his friends as he tells stories and sings songs before handing out personalised presents, with opportunities for pictures with Father Christmas too.

Child ticket includes:

– Visit to Father Christmas
– Access to House & Gardens
– Invitation from Father Christmas
– Personalised Gift

Each session will last approx 45 minutes at selected times throughout the day (please check the booking page for individual dates and times). £27.50 per child, £22.50 per child for Friends of Castle Howard. Adults accompanying children are required to purchase either an inclusive (House & Gardens) or Gardens only ticket.

Enchanted Evening with Father Christmas

This is the luxury option for very lucky children indeed! Add a touch of magic to your Christmas with the exclusive evening with Father Christmas. Gather in the Grecian Hall for a festive tea party before setting off on a candlelit trail into the house to find Father Christmas and his friends in the magnificent Great Hall. Children are invited to gather under the soaring tree and join in with music and stories before receiving their personalised present from Father Christmas, with photo opportunities too.

Child ticket includes:

– Tea Party in the Grecian Hall
– Visit to Father Christmas
– Invitation from Father Christmas
– Personalised Gift

The event will start at 6pm and finish at 8pm (approximately). Accompanying adult tickets must be purchased upon booking and will include admission into the event and refreshments (this applies to Friends of Castle Howard). Evening with Father Christmas tickets do not include admission to the house and grounds during the day. £75.00 per child, £15.00 per accompanying adult.

Visit the Castle Howard website for more details and to book tickets

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