Where To Meet Father Christmas in Coventry


Santa Claus is coming to town...!

Have you made plans to take your little ones to meet Father Christmas yet? If not, don't worry - below is your one-stop-shop of places to meet Santa in and around Coventry.

But you'd better watch out... some appearances require booking as early as possible. All the details and links are below.

We hope you and your family make some wonderful memories, and have a lot of fun meeting Father Christmas!

Where To Meet Father Christmas in Coventry

Christmas Early Years Celebrations at Herbert Art Gallery & Museum

Where: The Herbert Art Gallery & Museum, Jordan Well, Coventry, CV1 5QP

When: Tuesday 10th December 10:30am | Tuesday 17th December 10:30am

Price: £1 per child - no booking required.

Info: Tis the season to sing with Santa and enjoy a Christmas story too! As part of the weekly Sensory Stories and Rhymes sessions, your little ones will meet Father Christmas, listen to a story and sing along to festive nursery rhymes. Both sessions include the usual games with sensory bags filled with items for your little ones to play with, movement and Makaton. Designed for age 0-4, but all are welcome. More info here.

Vintage Sleigh Ride and Winter Wonderland

Where: Coventry Transport Museum, Millennium Place, Hales Street, Coventry

When: Every day from 2nd - 23rd December

Price: £8 per child (includes 2 accompanying adults) - no booking required, just drop in!

Info: Wander through a magical winter wonderland of festive activities and snowy scenes before taking a ride on an enchanting vintage sleigh, pulled by two trusty reindeer. Your next stop? Lapland. Meet Santa, tell him your Christmas wishes, receive a magic key and collect your gift from our elf’s toy shop. More info here.

Breakfast with Santa at The Hungry Horse (Signal Box)

Where: 1 Meto Lakha Close, Coventry, CV6 5QS

When: Saturday 14th, Saturday 21st and Tuesday 24th December | 10am - 12pm

Price: £7.50 per child | £6 per adult - must be pre-booked.

Info: All children will have a kids breakfast, there will be a magic show, then each child will visit Santa and receive a gift. For the adults there will be a full English breakfast and unlimited tea and coffee. More info here.

Meet Santa at Finham Library

Where: Finham Community Library, Finham Green Road, Coventry, CV3 6EP

When: Saturday 14th December | 10am - 11:30am

Price: £3 per child - no need to book!

Info: Come and meet Santa, have a chat, and tell him what you would like for Christmas. Take a photo too- after all you only get to see him once a year!
The price includes a certificate and goodies, and proceeds are in aid of Guide Dogs and Finham Library Action Group.
More info here.

The Myton Hospices - Coventry Christmas Fayre

Where: Coventry Myton Hospice, Clifford Bridge Road, Coventry, CV2 2HJ

When: 7th December | 11am - 1:30pm

Price: FREE - no booking required.

Info: The Myton Hospice Christmas Fayre will have lots of stalls including tombolas, refreshments, gifts and toiletries. The special guest will be Father Christmas! More info here.

Santa's Grotto at Smiths

Where: Smiths Nurseries & Garden Centre, Stoneleigh Road, Baginton, CV8 3BA

When: Weekends between Saturday 7th - Sunday 22nd December

Price: £10 per child - must be pre-booked.

Info: Your little ones will be greeted by Santa's Elves, and taken to a comfy area for story time and a sing-a-long with Santa. After the grotto the kids can enjoy a magic show, face painting, and they can decorate their own mini Christmas Tree. The price includes a present and a photo opportunity with Santa. More info here.

Breakfast with Santa at The Penny Farthing

Where: 2 Grammercy Park, Bannerbrook Park, Coventry, CV4 9AE

When: Saturday 21st December | 9:30am - 11:30am

Price: £6.50 per child | £7 per adult - must be pre-booked.

Info: Bring the young ones to meet Santa, have breakfast and enjoy some crafts. More info here.

Santa's Countdown to Christmas

Where: Coombe Abbey Visitor Centre, Coombe Abbey Park, Brinklow Road, CV3 2AB

When: Weekends from 7th December - 22nd December | 10am - 3pm

Price: £9.50 per child - must be pre-booked.

Info: Come and meet Santa in his Grotto and make some Christmas crafts with the Elves to take home. Each paying child will receive a small gift. Under 1’s free if accompanied by a paying sibling. More info here.

Crafty Tea with Santa [The Creation Station]

Where: Berkswell and District Royal British Legion, 316 Station Road, CV7 7EF

When: Wednesday 18th & Friday 20th December | 4pm - 5:30pm

Price: £5 per child - must be pre-booked.

Info: Join The Creation Station for a festive, creative crafting session for everyone to enjoy. With something for the whole family, this Christmas Crafty session is perfect to get into the festive spirit and make beautiful homemade Christmas crafts.. More info here.

Santa Sunday Lunch

Where: Doubletree by Hilton, Paradise Way, Walsgrave Triangle, CV2 2ST

When: Sunday 15th December | 1pm - 2:30pm

Price: £19.95 per adult | £9.95 per child | Children under 4 eat for free! Must be pre-booked.

Info: Enjoy fantastic food, great service and relax with your friends and family in The Hilton restaurant. Lunch will be served from 1.00pm to 2.30pm. Throughout the afternoon your children can enjoy the friendly disco with some dancing and Santa will make a magical appearance with gifts for all of the children! More info here.

That's all for our round up of places to meet Father Christmas in Coventry - if you know of any we're not shouting about, please get in touch. And don't forget you can browse the site any time by date, age, cost, category and distances. Visit the home page and find your family fun now!