Tong launches biggest ever Christmas family fun weekend event

by | Nov 7, 2018 | Community, Independents, News | 0 comments

Tong Garden Centre is preparing for Santa’s arrival as it throws its doors open for a weekend of festive fun.
It will mark the opening of Santa’s grotto and its new pop-up Polar Bear Caf? with a two-day family event. This begins on Saturday November 17th.
The team at Tong are celebrating the festive family fun weekend with a reduced price of ?10 for the 30 minute magical journey. It takes through Santa’s new grotto. There is also a packed schedule of activities for all the family.
Festive ?Merry Makers’ will be taking to the Christmas Cabaret stage at the Tong Lane centre for hourly performances from 11am.
The new for 2018 pop-up Polar Bear Caf? will feature sharing ice creams and slushies. There will be speciality hot chocolate and mugs of soup to go with hot dogs and sandwiches.
The team at Tong are anticipating the first of many busy pre-Christmas weekends, Marketing Manager Jo Dales said.
“We’re delighted that many families join us at Tong to mark the start of the festive period. We’re excited to host a fun weekend to celebrate the opening of the grotto and our pop-up Polar Bear Caf?. We will be serving themed food including Big Bear and Little Bear hot dogs right up until Christmas Eve.
“All the children’s grotto tickets will be entered into a prize draw to win a ?50 Tong gift voucher.
“The festive family fun weekend is the start of Tong’s wonderful journey through November and December. There will be festive tasting events in the Food Hall every weekend until Christmas.”
Hot food, snacks and drinks will be also be available in the Restaurant throughout the weekend.

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