Festive Family Fun
Merry makers in costumes play with hula hoops at Christmas fest.

Join us on Sunday 19 November from 12 noon – 5pm for an afternoon of Festive Family Fun. The Cutty-Sark Centre, The Grain Exchange and Town Hall will be bursting with free activities, attractions and entertainment that will be sure to get you feeling festive.

We Ho Ho Hope you can make it!

Thank you to everyone who joined us for our Festive Family Fun Day on Sunday 19 November. We had a fantastic time, we ho-ho-hope you did too!

Join us for FREE events and activities

Dance Extravaganza

1.15pm – 5pm

Our South Ayrshire Dancers will be performing between 1.15pm – 5pm on the Dancers Stage located in Ayr Town Hall.  Here you can enjoy a variety of styles from dancers aged from 2 to 22 years old!  An amazing opportunity for these dancers to showcase their talents in one of South Ayrshire’s best loved venues – FREE

Santa’s Grotto

1.30pm – 2.45pm & 3pm – 5pm

Visit Santa in his Grotto and receive a small gift. Santa will welcome visitors between 12.30pm – 2.45pm and 3pm – 5pm – FREE

Santa Express Train

12.30pm – 4pm

Take a ride on the Santa Express Train located outside The Grain Exchange from 12.30pm – 4pm – FREE

Christmas Wish Tree & Giant Chair

Take up the opportunity to write a short message to Santa and hang it on the Giant Wooden Christmas Tree and feel free to have a seat on our Giant Christmas Chair – FREE

Festive Face Painting

Face painting of small festive designs will be available – FREE

Balloon Modelling

Look out for our talents balloon experts who will be creating amazing balloon delights – FREE

Kids Zone

An area not be missed with younger children is the Kids Zone.  Here you will find arts and crafts galore as well as a full timetable of entertainment throughout the day – FREE

Snow White Scene

Snow White and friends have come to visit, be sure to visit them for a fantastic photo opportunity – FREE

Christmas Trail

Make your way around the full event (The Grain Exchange, Cutty-Sark and Town Hall) to find the 9 hidden letters, unscramble these letters to reveal a winter word.  Collect and return completed Christmas Trail cards to staff at the Cutty-Sark building to claim your small prize – FREE

Wandering Street Acts

Keep a look out for some special Christmas characters, Stilt Walkers, Jugglers and Circus Performers who will be out and about around the Cutty Sark.  This is a great photo opportunity and entertainment not to be missed – FREE

Stage Entertainment

Celebrate our very own stars of South Ayrshire who will perform within the Cutty-Sark stage arena.  The Arena will be bursting with entertainment from local, talented youngsters and special guests from 1pm onwards – FREE

Other attractions not to be missed!

Funfair **TBC**

Enjoy the thrills that will be on offer at the Christmas Funfair.

Please note there will be a charge for rides.

Christmas Market

Visit The Grain Exchange on Ayr High Street for some lovely Christmas shopping gifts, all from local traders. Open from 12 noon.

Timetable of events and performances

Ayr Town Hall
Dance Extravaganza

1.15pm – 1.35pm
DA Dance

1.40pm – 2.00pm
Karen Douglas Dancers

2.05pm – 2.25pm
Sophie Oliver School of Dance

2.30pm – 2.50pm

2.55pm – 3.15pm
Lynne Crombie School of Dance

3.20pm – 3.40pm

3.45pm – 4.05pm
New Road Academy of Dance

4.10pm – 4.30pm
Elite Dance School

4.35pm – 4.55pm
Aileen Robertson School of Highland Dance

The Cutty-Sark Centre

12.45pm – 1.20pm
Southcraig School

1.25pm – 1.45pm
Wellington School

1.50pm – 2.10pm
Heathfield Primary

2.15pm – 2.40pm
Ayr School of Music

2.45pm – 3.05pm
Jaxon Shek and Matt Broadhead

3.10pm – 3.30pm
Sophie Oliver School of Dance

3.35pm – 3.55pm
Newton Primary

4.00pm – 4.10pm
Christmas Sing-A-Long

4.15pm – 4.55pm
The MacDonald Brothers

The Cutty-Sark Centre
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