The Best Grinch Events This Christmas 2023

red, green and white christmas decorations

Christmas is here! Or…should we say Grinchmas? Those who love the green and mean character who is always up to mischief will LOVE this. A whole list of popular and amazing Grinch events this Christmas that will get you all in the holiday spirit! Red, gold and GREEN!

So, if you’re looking to celebrate the festive season a little differently this year, check out these upcoming events!

Grinch Afternoon Tea

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The Grinchmas Afternoon Tea Bus Tour, B-Bakery in London

Explore the spectacular sights and landmarks of beautiful London…but in style and surrounded by all things GREEN!

B-Bakery’s Grinch Afternoon Tea is the perfect festive treat for families looking to infuse some whimsical holiday magic into their Christmas celebrations! This delightful experience combines the beloved story of Dr. Seuss’s Grinch with the charm of a traditional afternoon tea.

Savour an array of delectable seasonal treats, such as Grinch-themed cupcakes, green finger sandwiches, and heartwarming scones. Not to mention indulgent tarts, pretzels and savoury muffins!

The whimsical decorations and Grinch-inspired ambience create an enchanting atmosphere that will transport both children and adults into the world of Whoville. It’s not just about the delicious food; it’s a fun and immersive family activity that fosters togetherness, sparks joy, and captures the essence of the holiday season, making it a must-try experience this Christmas!

Shape Location

Victoria Coach Station,
London

Opening Times

13th November - 31st January 2024

Pricing

Adult from £45.00
Child from £35.00

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The Enchanted Tea Room's Grinch Afternoon Tea, Leamington Spa

Get ready for the ultimate Grinchmas event this year! Nibbling and indulging in delectable treats at the The Enchanted Tea Room’s Grinch Afternoon Tea!

With a whimsical Grinch theme, this unique afternoon tea transports guests to the magical world of Whoville. Enjoy savoury and homemade sweet treats and wash it all down with a choice of refreshments! Yes, there WILL be plenty of green food to really immerse you in the Grinch atmosphere! Like the green mini birch Christmas sandwich, a Grinchmas cookie cake and a mini green bun filled with cheese and caramelised onion!

The immersive atmosphere, complete with holiday music and the green grump, the Grinch himself making an appearance. Not to mention Cindy Lou, Martha May and Max too! Plus, you can meet the Whoville elves and visit the Grotto where you’ll either receive a naughty or nice gift…we think it’ll be nice!

It’s more than just a meal; it’s a fun and whimsical adventure that brings you love of the Grinch to everyone!

Shape Location Get directions

64 Bath St,
Leamington Spa,
CV31 3AE

Opening Times

2nd, 8th, 9th, 10th and 15th December 2023

Pricing

Adult £35.00
Child £26.00

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Grinchmas Days in the UK

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Grinch Grotto Takeover, Grand Pier in Somerset

For the ultimate activity for your little mischief maker, why not head to Whoville… Where a certain character has got wind that they’re celebrating Christmas BIGGER and BETTER than ever.

With the Grinch all grumpy, he’s on his way to steal their Christmas spirit! You’ll even get to meet him too!

Wander through the enchanted toy shop trail, where you’ll meet a bunch of mischievous but magical elves as preparations are underway for the festive excitement!

Will Santa Claus help the Grinch spread Christmas cheer? You’ll have to come along and find out!

Shape Location Get directions

Marine Parade,
Weston-super-Mare,
Somerset
BS23 1AL

Opening Times

16th, 17th, 21st and 22nd December 2023

Pricing

Standard tickets £15.00 (includes entry for one child and accompanying adult, with a wrapped gift!)

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The Grinch's Christmas Game Show at The Balmoral Hotel, Dunmurry

Roll up kids and families everywhere! Let’s have a bit of friendly competition in a Grinch game show bonanza!

It’s one of many perfect Christmas activities for kids that will get them thinking and playing games!

There will be plenty of fun in store as the Belfast Grinch, as well as popcorn, candy floss and slush puppies!

Shape Location Get directions

Balmoral Hotel,
Blacks Road,
Dunmurry,
BT10 0NF

Opening Times

23rd December
17:00 - 17:00

Pricing

Tickets from £17.99

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a grinch christmas tree

The Fairly Famous Family and The Grinch visit Brockhole, Windermere

Come along for a green and grinch-tastic Christmas event at Brockhole! Settle down and enjoy a captivating show where you meet none other than the Grinch!

From creative Christmas crafts, magical entertainment and spending time with the grumpy Grinch. Your Grinchmas will kick off in the best way!

Shape Location Get directions

Brockhole on Windermere,
Windermere,
Cumbria,
LA23 1FF

Opening Times

10th December 2023 - shows at:
10:15
11:45
13:15

Pricing

Tickets from £15.50

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GRINCHMAS at Rainton Arean, Houghton Le Spring

Oh no! The Grinch has stolen Christmas – again! The meanest and grumpiest creature who hates Christmas cheer and everything in between!

Cindy Lou needs your help to restore the magic and bring back Christmas. Journey through Whoville on a whimsical and magical adventure to help the Grinch find his Christmas spirit.

With all sorts of chaos and Christmas cheer – it’ll be a super fun and hilarious Grinch event this Christmas!

Shape Location Get directions

Rainton Arena,
Mercantile Road,
Houghton-Le-Spring,
DH4 5PH

Opening Times

24th - 26th November
1st - 3rd December
7th - 10th December
12th - 24th December

Pricing

Adult £11.00
Child £22.00

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the grinch at cockfields farm

Games with the Grinch, Cockfields Farm

Whether you’re a fan of Christmas or not…everyone will be up for games with none other than the Grinch!

Filled with all sorts of mischief, chaos and trouble – the Farmers have had enough! But you can keep the Grinch occupied with all sorts of Christmas activities…

From Christmas crafts and fun-tastic games, to visiting Santa’s sleigh, feeding meerkats, toasting marshmallows and cuddling cute and cuddly animals!

There’s plenty more to do at the farm too! It’s your duty to keep the Grinch busy this Christmas!

You can even snap a selfie with him too!

Shape Location Get directions

Cockfields Farm Park,
Lees Road,
Ashton/Oldham Border,
OL6 8AR

Opening Times

18th and 19th November 2023

Pricing

Adults £17.00
Children £15.00
Under 1’s £5.00

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grinch cafe at primark

Grinch Cafe at Primark, Birmingham

For those of you heading to the largest authentic German Christmas market outside of Austria or Germany in Birmingham. You’ll be interested to know a little grumpy, green character will be popping up in the world’s largest Primark store

That’s right, the Grinch is coming to Birmingham at the Primark Grinch Cafe!

You can settle down for Cindy Lou Who Waffles, Orange Hot Chocolate, a Grinchmas Shake and so much more! It’s the perfect addition to your Christmas day out in Birmingham.

It’ll only be around until the 29th December, so you better come quick!

Shape Location Get directions

38 High St,
Birmingham,
B4 7SL

Opening Times

Until 29th December 2023

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grinch merch at primark

Dress Up like the Grinch at Primark, Birmingham

Not only can you dine on grinch-tastic treats, but you can shop till you drop – Grinch style!

You can grab all sorts of green, Grinch merch at Primark – from cosy jumpers and big chunky slippers to giant snoodies, baby clothes and onesies too!

There’s also Grinch-themed wrapping paper for Christmas presents, gift bags, and gifts too! For those who love the Grinch, you can gift them a green cup with the iconic face on and many more accessories!

For those who have pups that remind you of the Grinch’s dog, Max, you can get your hands on Grinch-themed dog toys and accessories!

It’s a fabulous gift for those who LOVE Christmas, or love the Grinch!

Shape Location Get directions

38 High St,
Birmingham,
B4 7SL

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the grinch pointing

So, if you’re feeling red, gold and GREEN this Christmas, it’s time you checked out all the best Grinch events this Christmas! From tasty afternoon tea and a coffee at a cafe to grinch-tastic games and a grotto experience!

Looking for more Christmas days out to celebrate all things merry and bright? We have all sorts of Christmas events here or pop over to Hyde Winter Wonderland. What about London’s biggest indoor winter attraction – Kingdom of Winter? Or the elusive and exciting Wishmas?

Have a merry GRINCHmas!