Christmas Trail 2018

Christmas Trail

The Kendal Christmas Trail is back!

Follow the trail map, collect your Reindeer Ratings Cards, find the cheeky elves and count how many Rudolphs you can spot around Kendal.

And of course there are the Trail Treats to collect wherever you see the symbols.

Download your map here or collect your trail map from the Tourist Information Centre, Fantastic Kendal on Finkle Street.


Wonderfully Wild Christmas Kids’ Club

Saturday 1st December | 11am – 4pm | Westmorland Shopping Centre | Free

Deer Darlington and Squirrel Nancy Nutcracker will share some of their secrets and lead families in a range of free activities such as games, stories and crafts. 

Children will be encouraged to turn special messages of goodwill and kindness into festive tree decorations, ready for Father Christmas to read on Christmas Eve.

Pandemonium Pots

Pandemonium Pots - Kids Workshop (whilst you shop!)

Pandemonium Pots are hosting a special workshop for 6-11 year old children for the Kendal Late night shopping evening on 20th December.

Enjoy two hours of peace free shopping whilst your kids get creative using foam clay to make either a snowy wonderland with penguins, polar bears and reindeer. The class is £10 including juice and cupcakes – booking essential.

Kids Christmas

Christmas at the Scrapstore

Friday 21st December 10 – 11am & Sunday 22nd December 10.30 – 11.30am | The Art Mill

A crafty, festive morning for children of all ages run by Ragtag Arts and with a chance to meet Santa himself.

Grinch workshop

The Grinch - Youth Arts Workshop

22nd December | 10.30 am | Brewery Arts Centre

Children can create dance and stories in this fun and silly workshop!

Castle Green Santa

Sunday Lunch with Santa

Sunday 16th & 23th December | Castle Green Hotel

Santa is heading to the Castle Green the Christmas. Take all the family for a special Sunday lunch and enjoy magic tricks, music and a chance to meet Santa!

Guests will be joined by entertainers for a fun filled family show!

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Christmas Party at Kendal Leisure Centre

Saturday 8th of December 2018 | 5.30pm – 10.00pm

Family Christmas fun for all the family with live entertainment and activities for the kids.

Tickets £10 for a family of 4 (non members), £8 for members.

With all proceeds from ticket sales going to cancer research UK.

For more info, email

Father Christmas

Father Christmas is coming to Kendal (hosted by Kendal Lions)! He will be travelling all across our wonderful town, discover his schedule above.