Things To Do For Christmas

A Day of festive fun at Fort Kinnaird

With over 2,500 free parking spaces and more than 70 places to shop, eat and be merry this Christmas, Fort Kinnaird is the perfect place for your festive day out. 

Whether you’re planning some Christmas family fun, a day of Christmas shopping with friends, or a winter get together with loved ones – your inspiration starts here. 

From the very best gifts to the tastiest menus, festive cinema trips and seasonal fun and games, check out what’s on over Christmas at Fort Kinnaird.

 A Christmas winter wonderland 

Santa Claus

With so many ways to enjoy a day of festive fun, you can be sure there will be extra special ways we’re bringing the magic of Christmas to Fort Kinnaird this year. 

Keep an eye out for our fun festive friends – including magic elves– who will be spreading Christmas cheer, causing mischief and giving a warm welcome to visitors throughout weekends in December. 

And we’ll also welcome a very special guest from the North Pole with Santa and his Elves making an extra special visit throughout December.

Christmas shop ‘til you drop 

A group of different people, they are dressed in colourful party clothes and enjoying a party.
Image provided by River Island

With stores ranging from ProCook, JD Sports, Primark and so many more, you won’t be short of inspiration for a day of Christmas shopping at Fort Kinnaird. 

Find this year’s M&S Christmas Food collection in store, visit Beaverbrooks, Goldsmiths or Swarovski for a gift to remember, and get all of this season’s fashion – from party wear to trainers – with stops at River Island, Next, New Look, Tessuti, Fat Face, Monsoon… to name just a few. 

A visit to Boots will keep you busy with all things beauty, while Smyths Toys and Argos will help you find that perfect gift for the little ones in your life. 

There are also plenty of stores to find fabulous stocking fillers and other festive gifts, including Waterstones, Hotel Chocolat  and TK Maxx.

And if you’re worrying about fitting all of that into one day, fear not, you can enjoy late-night Christmas shopping with Fort Kinnaird’s later opening hours from 9am – 9pm on weekdays.  

Festive food

Bring family and friends together this Christmas season for some delicious food and drink at Fort Kinnaird.  

Image provided by Fridays

With many restaurants offering festive menus or specials, it’s the perfect place to get together for a seasonal catch-up and some good grub! 

Choose from a variety of restaurants and somewhere for all tastes and moods, with brands including Bread Meats Bread, Five Guys, Pizza Express, Wagamama, Fridays and Pizza Hut

And if you’re looking for a quicker stop, check out the Christmas Starbucks menu for a festive bite and hot drink. 

A Christmas movie 

A cinema screen with the letter o on it.
Image provided by ODEON

With seven screens of pure entertainment, sit back, relax and enjoy the latest film releases on the big screen at Odeon this Christmas.  

Enjoy replays of Christmas classics, and catch some new releases including Ghostbusters: Afterlife in November and Don’t Look Up starring Leonardo DiCaprio and Spider-Man: No Way Home in December. 

And with a huge range of snacks, soft drinks, and Costa coffee, you won’t struggle to find a tasty treat or two for your festive day of fun. 

Support our Christmas charity 

We’re supporting the amazing work of Cash for Kids this Christmas. Cash for Kids aims to improve the lives of disadvantaged children and young people who are affected by poverty, illness, neglect or have additional needs. 

Help us to help this very special cause by making contactless donations of £3, £5 or £10 at our Giving Box – located outside Boots.


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