Sunderland Events Calendar

Looking for something to do in Sunderland? Whether you're a local, new in town or just cruising through we've got loads of great tips and events to offer. Find out what’s on in Sunderland with our regularly updated events calendar featuring the best upcoming events in Sunderland and the area.

This guide lists events at a glance, showing what’s on each month. See the highlights of What’s On for Sunderland, featuring the best of things to do in Sunderland – Live Music and Gigs, Family Events, Art & Culture, Food & Drink and much more. Sunderland fundraisers and charity events.

Important This Event Calendar is not maintained on a daily basis and some events may have changed dates or are no longer happening. Please double-check the event websites for the most up-to-date information.

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Visit Santa’s Grotto at Dalton Park

10th December 2022 @ 10:00 am - 24th December 2022 @ 5:00 pm

Visit Santa’s Grotto at Dalton Park

What would Christmas be without a traditional visit to Santa’s Grotto to tell him what is on your secret ‘wish list’?

We are delighted that we can invite Santa back to Dalton Park this year. Our elves have been busy behind the scenes preparing our magical grotto. Your little ones will be able to meet Santa face to face in to tell him all their Christmas wishes and have a special photograph to take away.

The Grotto is open:
Saturday 10th Dec: 10am – 5pm
Sunday 11th Dec: 11am- 4pm

Saturday 17th – Saturday 24th December


  • Entry to grotto, meet Santa Claus and receive a gift from Santa – £6.00 per child
  • Photograph with Santa – £2.50 per child
  • Cash and contactless payment available
  • Parents are welcome free of charge

Find Santa’s Grotto located near Next Outlet, opposite the play area.

No advance booking necessary.


For more great events in Sunderland see here –


10th December 2022 @ 10:00 am
24th December 2022 @ 5:00 pm
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Dalton Park Outlet Shopping Centre,


Dalton Park Outlet Shopping Centre,
Church St, Murton, Seaham
Sunderland, SR7 9HU United Kingdom
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