From Santa’s magical Grotto to breakfast – here are the seven places in Sunderland your kids can meet Santa this year

He’s checked his list, he’s checked it twice – but will your child be there to greet him in one of his festive Grotto’s this year.

Saturday, 16th November 2019, 8:00 am
Updated Sunday, 17th November 2019, 11:20 am
Take your little helpers to go see Santa in one of his magical Grotto's this Christmas. Picture: Pixabay.

If you want to know all the places you can take your children to see Santa Claus this Christmas season then keep reading:

Santa's Magical Grotto at Liberty Brown

When: Every Sunday from December 1 to December 15.

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Chloe Gray arrives on Santa's Sleigh to switch on the Christmas lights in Pallion, Sunderland.

Time: 12pm to 5pm.

Tickets: £11 per child

More information: Each child will receive a special message and gift from Santa. Afterwards, you can dine at Liberty Browns.

Chloe Gray arrives on Santa's Sleigh to switch on the Christmas lights in Pallion, Sunderland.

When: Sunday, November 24

Time: 10am to 4pm

Tickets: Free entry

More information: Meet Santa, all your favourite holiday characters and a enjoy a real animal nativity while you enjoy shopping over 120 stalls.

Take your children to see Santa and his elves this Christmas.

Christmas Craft and Gift Fayre at St Michael's and All Angels, Washington

When: Saturday, November 30

Time: 11am to 3pm

Tickets: Entry fee £1

More information: Santa will be available from 12.30pm to 2pm and each child will receive a selection box.

Pallion Traders Christmas Light Switch On at 5 East Moor Road, Sunderland

When: November 22

Time: 5pm to 6.30pm

Tickets: £1 per child or £1.50 per child at the door.

More information: Children will be able to meet Santa and sit with him on his sleigh.

Kids Club - Christmas Party! at 35 North Bridge Street, Sunderland

When: December 7

Time: 1pm to 4pm

Tickets: £2 per child and places must be booked in advance.

More information: Disco games buffet, bar open, meet Santa and get a gift.

Breakfast with Santa at The Scullery Silksworth

When: Christmas Eve

Time: 9.30am to 11.30am

Tickets: £12 per seat/pers and payment is required on booking

More informati Hot food and cold buffet with unlimited drinks and get a story and present from Santa.

When: November 14 to December 24

14th November to 24th December for a magical Christmas experience!

Time: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday: 10am to 4pm

Thursday: 10am to 7pm and Sunday: 11am to 5pm

From 9th December – Monday to Friday: 10am to 7pm, Saturday: 10am to 4pm, Sunday: 11am to 5pm

Tickets: £2 per child