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York Designer Outlet offers so much more than just shopping. We’ve got lots of events going on too.



  • Christmas Personalisation Event

    Christmas Personalisation Event

    12 November   –   18 December

    Visit the Lindt Store every weekend in November and December to get your Lindt Christmas Bear personalised for free.

    Visit the Lindt Store every weekend in November and December* to get your Lindt Christmas Bear personalised for free. Buy a 200g Gold Teddy Bear ( or 2 for £8) and between 11am and 4pm get his bell collar personalised for the perfect special gift.

    * Event not running on Saturday 26th and Sunday 27th November or Saturday 24th December

  • Visit Santa

    Visit Santa

    19 November   –   24 December

    Make their Christmas magical with a visit to Santa in his beautiful grotto set within Yorkshire’s Winter Wonderland.

    There’s a wrapped gift for every child for just £4.50.

    A ticketing system will be in operation, if you plan on visiting Santa please go to the grotto on arrival at the centre to collect your ticket and visit time. Please remember to arrive early as our grotto is very popular.

    A limited number of visits are available to book in advance online during the week, click here to make a booking.

    Discount for school/nursery bookings is available, contact 01306 886 989 for full details and to make a booking.

    Grotto Opening Hours
    Saturday 19th November 12pm until 7pm. Then from Sunday 20th November until 18th December* Saturdays 10am – 7pm and Sundays 10am – 6pm.
    From 28th November to 16th December open weekdays 11am – 5pm
    From 19th to 23rd December open 10am – 6pm
    Christmas Eve 11am – 4pm.
    * Please note the grotto is closed between 21st and 25th November.

  • Skate, Play, Shop, Dine at Yorkshire's Winter Wonderland

    Skate, Play, Shop, Dine at Yorkshire's Winter Wonderland

    19 November   –   02 January

    The award-winning Yorkshire's Winter Wonderland is now open with magical fun for all the family.

    Open daily* until Monday 2 January 2017, you can enjoy the thrill of ice skating with The Ice Factor, all the fun of the fair with an amazing array of vintage rides plus meet Santa in his beautiful log cabin.


    Take a spin on the North of England's largest outdoor ice rink - The Ice Factor, set within a magical wonderland and Christmas village inspired by the world of Narnia. After skating, relax and warm up in the Alpine-themed cafe- PapaKitchen offering delicious homemade refreshments, mulled wine, ales and hot chocolate.

    The Ice Factor will be open every day* from Saturday 19 November 2016 until Sunday 2 January 2017, with hourly skating sessions from 9.30am until 9.15pm. *except Christmas Day

    Ice skating tickets are now available online at or by calling 01653 619169; adult tickets are £10.45 and children’s (16 and under) are £9.45. Packages and concessions are available.

    *except Christmas Day

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