EventCity, the north’s largest fully flexible 28,000sq.m event space, located in the heart of Manchester’s TraffordCity, has announced it’ll host one of the UK’s largest indoor festive experiences this winter.

The new contract with Geronimo will see the new-look festive attraction, Winter Funland, take residency at the venue for an entire month over Christmas*, with an estimated 90,000 families expected to visit what has been described as a ‘magical Christmas experience.’

Simon Jones, Sales & Marketing Director at EventCity commented on the new business win: “We are delighted to be welcoming Geronimo and their Winter Funland attraction to EventCity for the first time this year. Our new relationship with one of the UK’s leading family festival organisers sees our partnership being able to offer more to visitors than ever before. The team at Geronimo has some brilliant ideas that I am sure will surprise and delight families this visiting us this year.”

Simon Goldman, Winter Funland organiser comments: “We want to deliver an unforgettable Christmas experience from start to finish for families and ensure that they leave EventCity feeling truly festive with lots of memories to treasure. The venue is perfectly sized to host this event and what’s more families can enjoy everything under one roof with over 2,000 free car parking spaces and easy access to all the intu Trafford Centre has to offer.”

The event will play host to family favourite fairground rides including waltzers and Helter Skelters, plus, new to the event, an 800sq.m. undercover ice rink. A 1,200-seat auditorium will be showcasing amazing talent including CBeebies’ Andy Day and his Odd Sox Band as well as Cirque de Hilarious.

*Dates for Winter Funland – 7th December to 1st January

Adam Parry
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