What’s going on locally over the festive season in Wakefield

At Bounce Buddies Wakefield we pride ourselves on being more than just about to castle hire company. We have carefully selected a range of events that happening locally to you that may be of interest for you to entertain the younger ones for a few hours. Some have got admission fees and some are free we strongly recommend contacting organisers before turning up on the day to confirm all details and prices,


Breakfast with Santa.

Enjoy a lovely home cooked breakfast and a visit from Santa. He has promised to bring all the good boys and girls and early Christmas present.

Sunday, 18 December at Deli Central. From 10am-11am contact 01924 365102 to book. 


The Hepworth Gallery.

If free to enter Arts Gallery that’s running child friendly craft classes throughout the festive period. Please visit their website to check admission fees for each class and times. www.hepworthwakefield.org


Pugney’s country park.

A large lake with a entertainments centre and miniature railway.

At Pugney’s country park there is a selection of craft and sports related events over Christmas going on. For time tables and admission fees please visit there website which is www.wakefield.gov.uk/residents/sport-and-leisure/pugneys-watersports-centre-and-country-park


Trinity walk shopping centre Christmas grotto. 

Why not treat the kids with a visit to Santa whilst you finish of that last bit of Christmas shopping? It’s free to enter. Check opening times here. www.trinitywalk.com


Free parking after 3pm on every Thursday in December! 

Save yourself a few pounds on car parking while picking up those last few Christmas gifts. All council car parks and trinity walk car parks are free every Thursday after 3pm in December. (Always check parking charges notice first to confirm the offer has not been withdrawn)


National Coal Mining Museum. 

Explore what it was like for workers of a real life coal mine. Start your journey above land in the museum area and see photographs of the mine when it was in full operation. Then take a short walk to the repairs sheds where all the former coal excavating machinery is on display along with an abundance of transportation vehicles including a saddle tank 0-4-0 steam locomotive made just a few miles down the road in Leeds. After all the adventure above ground take the lift down the mine shaft about 158 meters (the same as Blackpool tower but the other way). Whilst your down there don’t forget to say hi to Chip and Dale!!! For more details on events and prices please visit www.ncm.org.uk


Blacker Hall Farm Shop. 

Looking for that special festive gift for a certain foodie in your life? Look no further than this charming little farm shop just on the outskirts of wakefield city centre. Explore the delights in the Christmas marquee and maybe select a few items for a hamper. The staff could not be more friendlier. There is also a great coffee shop, delicatessen, Bakery and butchery on site. You can also leave knowing that you are supporting the local community as most of the produce sold at this charming farm shop is grown or reared locally. Check the website for opening times and information on events. www.blackerhallfarmshop.co.uk