Christmas at Mill Gate

Keep up to date with everything that’s happening at Mill Gate during the Christmas period.

    Breakfast with Santa

    Breakfast with Santa

    Get ready for the day with breakfast with Santa 9am - 10am at Quick Crepes on Sun 9 Dec or Patisserie Valerie on Sun 16 Dec. There are limited tickets so make sure to grab yours for £5 each at Customer Services - you’ll also get a gift from Santa.

    Operation Elf

    Operation Elf

    Give an Elf-ing hand this Christmas.

    For every £1 spent at Mill Gate from 25 Nov - 31 Dec, simply visit Customer Services and convert your spend into tokens. The tokens can then be placed in the box of the charity you wish to support.

    The winning charity will receive £750, 2nd place £500, 3rd place £250 and 4th & 5th £100 each.

    To read our T&Cs please click here.

    To see our leaderboard please click here.

    Santa's Grotto

    Santa's Grotto

    Come and visit Santa’s Grotto on Union Arcade this Christmas.

    It will be open daily from

    • Daily until Sun 23 Dec: 10.30am - 4.30pm
    • Christmas Eve: 10.30am - 3pm

    Entry costs £4.50 which includes a gift.

    Booking is available here but not essential.

    Spot the Elf

    Spot the Elf

    You have the chance to win a £50 gift card Friday to Sunday between 1 - 23 Dec. If you spot our elf hiding in one of our shop windows each day, fill out an entry form at Customer Services and pop it into our entry box.

    Christmas Huts

    Christmas Huts

    Christmas Huts are in Market Square until 23 Dec.

    Late Night Opening

    We will be open until 7pm from 20 - 22 December plus FREE parking after 5.30pm.

    Gift Wrapping

    Christmas gift wrapping by Bury Blind Society will be available in the Centre from 14 - 24 Dec.

    Salvation Army

    The Salvation Army Band will be performing in The Square on Saturday 15 and 22 Dec.

    Seasonal Sundays

    Seasonal Sundays

    We will be having some festive entertainment in the centre on Sundays during December to get everyone into the Christmas spirit!

    There will be walkabouts from:

    9 Dec - Elves and the Goodometer & festive stilts

    16 Dec - Granny Turismo & festive stilts