Aberdeen Christmas Village



Broad Street Thursday 22 November - Monday 31 December

In partnership with Aberdeen Inspired and delivered by Codona’s Amusement Park, we are thrilled to bring the Aberdeen Christmas Village back to the city. There will be something for ALL the family including a spectacular ice rink and a wonderful festive fairground

Please note the Christmas Village will close at 7pm on Christmas Eve and is completely closed on Christmas Day and Boxing Day.

Open Air Ice Rink

Monday - Thursday, 12pm - 9pm / Friday, 12pm - 11pm (School Holidays, open from 11am Monday - Friday) / Saturday, 10am - 11pm Sunday, 10am - 10pm

Boasting the beautiful backdrop of Marischal College, this family favourite is returning bigger and better! Skate on real ice under twinkling fairy lights while your family and friends keep warm and enjoy the refreshments on offer within the Village

Festive Fairground Rides

Monday - Thursday, 12pm - 9pm / Friday, 12pm - 11pm (School Holidays, open from 11am Monday - Friday) / Saturday, 10am - 11pm / Sunday, 10am - 10pm *kiddies rides close at 8pm

Thrill seekers will be excited to see new rides, the Snowball and Freak Out added to the offering. Traditional favourites such as the helter skelter and carousel return for the children along with the addition of bumper cars.


Monday - Thursday, 12pm - 9pm Friday, 12pm - 11pm (School Holidays, open from 11am Monday - Friday) Saturday, 10am - 11pm Sunday, 10am - 10pm

Soak up the festive atmosphere and enjoy a ‘flavour of Aberdeen’ with ‘flavour of Aberdeen’ with some local traditional snacks and drinks.

Community Events

This year’s Christmas in Aberdeen community events will feature Christmas songs, Nativity play, music, dance and drama. A full Community Entertainment Programme will be published shortly.

Relaxed Skating

Friday 28 December 10am - 11am.  Low music and no strobes aims to make this hour as inclusive as possible. For further information call 01224 595910 or email: phionna@metoomagazine.org

Santa’s Grotto

0pen Thursday - Sunday until 23 December Thursday, 4pm - 8pm / Friday, 12pm - 6pm / Saturday and Sunday, 11am - 6pm

Our Santa’s Grotto in Marischal College Quad is brand new for 2018. Come along and meet Santa and his elves in his Christmas cabin, where every child will receive a fantastic early Christmas present.

Christmas Village Markets

Through the festive period the Christmas Village will include a number of markets and stalls for all your Christmas shopping needs.  Find out more at Christmas Village Markets

Aberdeen Christmas Village is brought to you by Aberdeen City Council and Aberdeen Inspired. For more information about the Christmas Village contact Aberdeen Inspired on 01224 566291 or info@aberdeeninspired.com




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