Open 14th November - 5th January 2020.
Take a trip to our spectacular undercover outdoor ice rink, this year bigger and better than ever and featuring a new, separate children’s rink located outside by the beautiful lakes at The Village, beneath a clear roof so you can skate rain or shine!
Perfect for all the family to enjoy, there are skating aids for kids and bob skates for those who need to be steady on the ice. Beverages, hot drinks and refreshments are available.
There are also sessions set aside for school visits, birthday parties, baby and toddler mornings and special party nights with KMFM. Perfect for beginners or experienced skaters.
Open 14th November - 24th December 2019.
Make Christmas extra special with a visit to Santa's Grotto at Bluewater, located by the beautiful lakes at The Village.
Experience a world of majesty and fantasy at Bluewater’s 2019 Grotto, based on the timeless festive story of The Nutcracker and the Realms.
The Giving Tree
Bluewater’s popular Giving Tree is back on the upper mall, outside M&S and offers guests the chance to donate a gift to local disadvantaged children and spread some Christmas spirit.
Guests can visit the giant tree to grab a tag with a child's name and age, and then head back with a chosen gift to make a child’s Christmas magical.
For a list of gift suggestions, click here.
The last day to leave gifts is 23rd December 2019.
New stores for Christmas
With more than 300 stores featuring great brands across fashion, beauty, toys, tech and more, Bluewater is the ultimate shopping destination this Christmas.
Lots of new stores are now open across the festive period. Including Chapel Down, Anno Gin Distillers, Selfie Factory, Christmas Magic, Flutterbyes plus lots more!
Christmas Gift Guides
Struggling for Christmas gift inspiration? Relax – we’ve got this. View our Christmas gift guides; from difficult dads to scroogy sisters, we've hand-picked gifts guaranteed to cure the festive blues. Whether you’re buying for those into food, fashion or furnishings, we’ve got Christmas gift ideas covered.