Sparkle at ROARR!
Sparkle at ROARR!
Sparkle at ROARR!

add some sparkle this Christmas

New for 2023, ‘Sparkle’ will be hosted exclusively at ROARR!
It’s the most wonderful time of the year to eat, drink and feel merry. Christmas isn’t just for the children, so get together with friends, family and loved ones this year and celebrate in the most magical way.

Add some extra Sparkle to your year with an evening of festivities, a synthetic ice skating rink, Christmas stalls, delicious food, carols and our award-winning Grotto Experience.

Sparkle Activities

Our Sparkle event will open from 4.30pm on selected dates, with FREE entry to the Park, where guests can step into Christmas, with bookable activities including, our award-winning Grotto Experience and a synthetic ice skating rink. Dippy’s Theatre will remain open into the evening, showing a festive film for when it’s cold outside.

*Please note all ROARR! play activities and attractions are not open.

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Grotto Experience

Begin your journey to the North Pole, and head towards the Christmas Grotto. Each child will receive a special passport, candy cane, a golden ticket and a digital photograph with Father Christmas, plus a warming hot chocolate and gingerbread for the perfect festive treat.

Sparkle at ROARR!

Synthetic Ice skating Rink

Trade your shoes for skates, as you glide into everything Christmas at our open-air synthetic ice-skating rink. New for 2023 and open for all ages, this unforgettable experience will have you feeling fabulously festive.

Sparkle at ROARR!

Bark in the Dark

The Grotto Experience guest list now extends to dogs with ‘Bark in the Dark’ this year at Sparkle. Opening for one night only on Sunday 17th December 2023, treat your pooch and join us for a magical private visit to meet Father Christmas, and receive a digital photograph. Please note that all other ‘Sparkle’ activities will not be running on this night.

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If you are looking for the perfect Christmas gift for a dino-hunter, our range of unique toys and merchandise are must-haves. Our on-site store has plenty of dinosaur-themed presents to keep the fun going back home.

Sparkle at ROARR!

The Present Room

A Christmas elf’s tasks include taking care of the reindeer, making candy, and preparing the sleigh. But one of the primary tasks of an elf is to wrap presents all year round. Visit the festive Present Room and purchase a Christmas gift for your parents and watch the elves hard at work.

don’t miss our other Christmas daytime event

Sparkle at ROARR!

Dippy’s Christmas Celebration

See the Christmas sparkle that Father Christmas has spread, helped by his friend Dippy.

Enjoy a Christmas Show at Dippy’s Theatre, ice skating, Christmas crafts and our usual attractions including Dinomite Indoor Adventure Play, Dippy’s Raceway and Valley of the Dinosaurs to name a few.