A Unique Magical Christmas Family Fantasy World Experience

Santa's Magical Experience 2019



2019 Christmas Family Experience has some amazing additions in store, now larger, even more interaction from the cast along with some brand new sets, new costumes, special effects, state of the art theatre show with a very unique character you will love.


As always created by the designers, sculptors, special effects and craftsmen of D-Signs + Displays Prop and Set Building Team.

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What to expect:

(Please read special effects warning at the bottom of page)

A warm welcome with complimentary refreshments on arrival, magical train conductor welcomes you and your family onto a state of the art train simulator which is visually stunning now with brand new 3D graphics and effects, you will believe you are riding on a train to the North Pole to meet Santa. Full surround sound, special movement effects. Meet an amazing cast of characters who will interact with you and your kids, this is the one and only Family Christmas Attraction to visit. This year with a brand new extension you will be treated to a wonderful theatre show experience with an out of this world character you will never have seen before!

You and your family will be treated to an enchanting walk through a fantasy frozen world with 3D carved ice caves and walls, a Christmas Village, various festive backdrops and characters, 3D figures and more. You will be greeted by Santa's Elves before being treated to a unique theatrical performance with live actors. Experience special effects including, lighting, sound and snow.


On exiting the experience you can browse our amazing Log Cabin Christmas Shop now doubled in size, (open 6 days per week from late September and 7 days when the experience opens) with brand new luxury decorations all elegantly displayed. 


Choose from Trees, baubles, lights, tree trims and 100's of decorative Christmas ornaments as well as our new range of life size and nearly life size Santa's, snowmen, nutcrackers, toy soldiers and more.


As always Limited tickets available so book your family now into Ireland's most amazing Christmas Family Attraction.

Once released, if you wish to secure a place for your family, click on the book tickets tab and select a remaining available time slot, before they are gone. 


14717230_1853366671616532_6701516082683836860_nThe most talked about and only one of it's kind in all of Northern and Southern Ireland.

Last year we had families travelling from England, Scotland, Co Kildare, Dublin, Donegal, Cavan and Monaghan plus all corners of Northern Ireland also.


Every few steps you will find a free family photo opportunity so we highly recommend bringing your own camera, the elves will assist to take full family photos. At the end our the tour you will enter Santa's Grotto for a private meeting with Santa and Mrs Claus where every child receives a wonderful gift. Feel free to take your own photos with Santa, you then choose to have a souvenir photo taken and printed instantly.

Simply click on Buy Tickets from the menu, select a date entry time, buy and print off your receipt or show on your smart phone to gain entry at the grotto.



  Where to find this amazing grotto?
Coalisland in Co Tyrone. (Northern Ireland) Close to Dungannon, Cookstown and Junction 14 M1 Motorway. 
(Belfast to Enniskillen) 
Monday - Thursday 9.30am to 5.30pm
Friday 9.30am - 8.00pm (late night)
Saturday 11.30am to 4.00pm (to 7pm late November)
Sunday's (late November only) - 11am to 7pm

The Santa’s Magical Grotto Experience contains various special theatrical effects.
Including sound, moving lights,strobe lighting, falling snow and motion effects in the train area.
The train simulator windows contain flashing images that can be dangerous to any viewers with photosensitive epilepsy.
If you feel that this may be unsuitable for your child or indeed attending adults please refrain from booking.
If symptoms of nausea, headaches or dizziness begin to occur, we recommend that you ask to exit the experience
by informing the closest staff member as soon as possible


In the event that some or all of your group are unable to attend on the chosen slot, we recommend and permit you to sell these to someone else and they can give your name on entry. You can post them on Santa's Magical Grotto & Christmas Shop Facebook page where they will sell quickly.

We are also no longer able to move to other slots. This is normal practice with ticketed events, eg concerts etc