Christmas Events - Visit Santa at Winter Wonderland

Enjoy the magic and enchantment of Christmas at Drusillas Park (near Brighton) between Saturday 19th November and Monday 2nd January with the dazzling Winter Wonderland. Check out the various Christmas events happening at Drusillas.


DSC_7355.jpgSanta’s Christmas Cottage - Visit Santa
Saturday 19th November onwards (weekends only) 
Thursday 15th – Friday 23rd December (daily) 

Of course, no festivities would be complete without the star attraction and visitors will not be disappointed as Father Christmas makes a welcome return to the zoo. Visit him in his cosy Christmas Cottage during weekends from the 19th November and then daily from 15th to 23rd December inclusive; for an additional £11, children can meet Santa and receive an early Christmas gift. *Please note tickets can only be purchased at Drusillas, on the day. Santa tickets are not available in advance.

The Cottage is open 10am - 4.30pm (last admission to
the Park at 4pm). You will not be able to join the queue after
4pm without a ticket and the queue line will close at 4.30pm,
so please arrive early to avoid disappointment.




We will be switching on the Winter Wonderland Illuminations once again! The dazzling display will be turned on at 10am daily with the official Light Show starting at 4:30pm when the magical wonderland scene will come alive as it synchronises to music. Young revellers can expect to see a host of magical creatures in the ice-capped kingdom, adding some extra sparkle to the festive season.




Meet Santa's Reindeer
Saturday 19th November - Friday 23rd December

Visitors will get the chance to meet two of Santa’s reindeers! Rudolph’s relatives will be meeting visitors throughout the day in the Events Arena.






Hug a Husky in the 'Ice Cave'
Sat 19th Nov onwards (weekends only) 10:30am - 5pm
15th, 16th, 19th and 20th Dec 1pm - 5pm
21st, 22nd, 23rd Dec 10:30am - 5pm

Back by popular demand, visitors will have the opportunity to hug a husky at the zoo. The two cuddly canines will be meeting visitors in the Ice Cave; you’d be barking mad to miss it. 



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Pop into The Parlour for festive tattoos and the opportunity to have your face painted as a reindeer, a fairy or even a Christmas pud! The Parlour will be open weekends from November 19th, and then daily from the 21st December for the East Sussex Christmas school holidays.





_DSC3483_1.jpgSeasonal Fayre 

Saturday 19th November onwards (weekends only) 
Thurs 15th – Friday 23rd December (daily) 

 Get into the spirit of Christmas with a seasonal glass of 

mulled wine and yummy mince pies! You can also enjoy
warm fresh doughnuts all available from Station Buffet,
next to the Thomas & Friends™ railway. 



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