Bah Humbug! Fest (Peterborough, UK, December 2018)

Bah Humbug! Fest is a 10-day seasonal family festival in Peterborough (Cambridgeshire) in December that has removed all traces of Christmas.

What

Bah Humbug! Fest packs in more than 40 rides and inflatables, alongside live music from Little Mix Experience and the chance to meet the stars of PAW Patrol, PJ Masks and Peppa Pig.

However, Santa is not invited to seasonal celebrations in Cambridgeshire this year. No Christmas music, lights or decorations, not a single bauble, no mince pies and certainly no grotto. That’s because Bah Humbug! Fest, a 10-day seasonal family festival has removed all traces of Christmas.

John Lowery, from Bah Humbug! Fest, explains:

Bah Humbug! Fest grew out of our need to keep the family entertained in December and give people a break from the usual barrage of Christmas music, lights and decorations.

So, for 10 days leading up to the New Year, families and friends can get together and enjoy themselves with one-ticket offering unlimited access to all our entertainment, without a festive bauble in sight.

Don’t worry though, we are closed Christmas Day – we’re not complete Scrooges!

When

December 20th to 30th 2018 (closed Christmas Day).

Sessions run from 12pm-4pm and 5pm-9pm and once you’re through the doors (ticket information below) all rides are free, the only thing to pay for is your food, drink and optional prize games.

Where

Spanning 100,000 sqft both inside and outside of the East of England Arena in Peterborough, Cambridgeshire.

How much

Tickets are priced at £20 per session, with a family ticket for two adults and two children priced £70, while under 3s go in free.

What’s On

Kids can enjoy rollercoasters, a selection of inflatable slides, bouncy castles and a giant 200ft inflatable obstacle course; while the younger ones will be able to come along and meet their favourite TV characters and enjoy rides designed just for them.

Bah Humbug! Fest - Santa is not invited
Bah Humbug! Fest – Santa is not invited

There’s live music every day from Little Mix Experience, a roller rink, one of the UK’s largest travelling fun houses, plus food vendors and a bar serving alcohol and soft drinks.

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