Christmas time at The Lowry Outlet

Whether it is a shopping trip, dinner and drinks with the girls or a family day out, there is something for everyone at Lowry Outlet MediaCityUK this Christmas time.

Whether it is a shopping trip, dinner and drinks with the girls or a family day out, there is something for everyone at Lowry Outlet MediaCityUK this Christmas time.

Santa Claus’ North Pole cabin will be paying a flying visit to help bring some festive cheer to children and big kids alike.

All of this and our stores are offering outlet prices with up to 70% off RRP to help shoppers find that perfect gift they’ll love ahead of the big day.

Plus the stores will be open later too – see for times.

Here are some fabulous festive reasons to visit Lowry Outlet this Christmas time:

Festive Makers Markets will take place in December with traders rotating each week selling unique arts, crafts and food produce. They will be held inside the centre on:

Saturday December 1st and Sunday December 2nd

Saturday December 8th and Sunday December 9th

Saturday December 15th and Sunday December 16th

Market opening times

Saturday 10am – 7pm & Sunday 10am – 5pm

Claus’ Christmas Cabin

Let your little ones’ imaginations run wild as they step into the magical Claus’ Christmas Cabin which opens this November.

Visit the reindeer stables and enter the traditional log cabin.

Youngsters will be able to meet Santa and hear stories from Mrs Claus and receive a special toy on their visit.

This magical experience is aimed at children aged between one and nine and entry is £8 per child, but adults go free.

It runs from Thursday November 22nd until Monday December 24th.

Tickets are available at 

The Snowman

Fans of the classic festive tale The Snowman are in for a special treat this Christmas at Lowry Outlet.

To mark the 40th birthday of the Raymond Briggs’ picture book, we are taking part in the Walking with the Snowman public art trail.

Artists are designing a dozen giant snowmen sculptures on the theme of the 12 Days of Christmas to be put on display around MediaCityUK from November 22nd to January 6th.

Lowry Outlet will host a large sculpture as well as a several smaller snowmen created by local school children, youth groups and adult creative organisations.

Each of the large sculptures will be auctioned off to raise funds for BBC Children in Need.

Visitors can pick up trail maps from the information desk.

Great festive dining from under £15

From classic French food to the traditional turkey dinner, there is something for everyone at Lowry Outlet this Christmas time.

Café Rouge is offering a French twist on Christmas dining with a two-course seasonal set menu from just £16.95 or £19.95 for three. It also has sumptuous five-course Christmas Day menu at £49.95 per person. Booking required for Christmas day

Lime Bar has a delicious festive dining menu with three courses coming in at £25 per person and two courses costing £23 per person.

Alternatively, put a bit of fizz into your festivities with a Christmas dinner at Pizza Express where you can enjoy three courses including options such as snowball cinnamon doughballs, pigs in blanket and La Festiva turkey pizza plus a glass of sparkling wine from £20.95.

Or why not celebrate Christmas the Italian way from as little as £17.99 for two courses or three for £19.99? Bella Italia has a host of delicious dishes on its seasonal set menu such as the festive panettone bread and butter pudding.

Whether it’s a Christmas family meal out or a work party, Harvester also has plenty of affordable options throughout the festive season. Choose two courses for £14.49 or three for £17.49.

If you don’t fancy turkey head to Real China for a Chinese buffet!

Francis House Festival of Trees

When it comes to Christmas trees, more is more especially when they can raise vital funds for charity.

Once again, Lowry Outlet is hosting the fabulous Festival of Trees in aid of the Francis House Children’s Hospice.

From October 27th until December 9th, decorated Christmas trees will be on display and people can make a bid to win their favourite design to take home in time for the big day.

So many organisations have pledged to donate and create a tree such as Lancashire County Cricket Club, Black and Decker, Lowry Outlet, Manchester United Football Club plus many more.

Last year, the festival raised £35,000 for the hospice which helps 350 sick children across Greater Manchester.

Lowry Outlet Centre Manager Kelly Hurst said:

“There really is no better time than Christmas time at Lowry Outlet and whether it is a day out shopping or a Christmas family treat there is so much to experience here this festive season. We are really looking forward to the seasonal Makers Markets taking place in November and December and the magical Claus’ Christmas Cabin that will be here until Christmas Eve. All of this and our stores are offering up to 70% RRP, late night shopping and our restaurants have some great affordable festive dining menus to help you celebrate the season in style.”

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