Manchester

3rd Dec – 8th Dec
Trafford Centre

1 Ticket, 1 Car, 1 Amazing Festive Experience

COVID UPDATE 24 Jan, 2021. LATEST STATUS: GOOD TO GO

As detailed in the link below, published on 23rd November 2020, drive-in events are permitted in all tiers currently operating in England.

https://www.gov.uk/guidance/local-restriction-tiers-what-you-need-to-know

This means that our event in Manchester  will be going ahead as planned. The Parking Lot Social has been designed specifically to function as a contact-free, socially distant event making it a safe, fun and well organised means of experiencing entertainment while respecting the current restrictions on public gatherings. And don’t forget, a refund on your ticket is guaranteed should any new restrictions be introduced that lead to the event’s cancellation or prevent you from travelling.

Date Event Event Type Tickets
Thu, 3 Dec Home Alone 2 (PG) Movie Get Tickets
Thu, 3 Dec Parking Lol Comedy Night Get Tickets
Fri, 4 Dec Panto: Cinderella (6pm) Panto Limited Availability
Fri, 4 Dec Big Weekender Party Night Limited Availability
Sat, 5 Dec Social Kids Family Fun Limited Availability
Sat, 5 Dec Panto: Cinderella (10:00am) Panto Get Tickets
Sat, 5 Dec Panto: Cinderella (4:30pm) Panto Limited Availability
Sat, 5 Dec Panto: Cinderella (7:30pm) Panto Limited Availability
Sat, 5 Dec The Nightmare Before Christmas (PG) Movie Get Tickets
Sun, 6 Dec Social Kids Family Fun Limited Availability
Sun, 6 Dec Panto: Cinderella (10:00am) Panto Get Tickets
Sun, 6 Dec Panto: Cinderella (4:30pm) Panto Limited Availability
Sun, 6 Dec Panto: Cinderella (7:30pm) Panto Sold Out
Mon, 7 Dec Home Alone (PG) Movie Get Tickets
Mon, 7 Dec Love Actually (15) Movie Get Tickets
Tue, 8 Dec Elf (PG) Movie Sold Out

FESTIVE PANTO

THe Parking Lot Panto

So you thought that the good old fashioned panto was out the window this year? Oh not it’s not! The Parking Lot Panto is the perfect night out for all the family this Christmas! No theatres? No problem! We bring the big stage into your car.

Fri 4 Dec

Gates Open At:5PM
Show Starts At: 6PM (approx)
Show Running Time: 1hr 30 mins (approx) 

Limited Availability 

 


 

Sat 5 Dec

Gates Open At: 9AM
Show Starts At: 10AM (approx)
Show Running Time: 1hr 30 mins (approx)

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Sat 5 Dec

Gates Open At: 3:30PM
Show Starts At: 4:30PM (approx)
Show Running Time: 1hr 30 mins (approx)

Limited Availability

 


 

Sat 5 Dec

Gates Open At: 6:30PM
Show Starts At: 7:30PM (approx)
Show Running Time: 1hr 30 mins (approx)

Limited Availability

 


 

Sun 6 Dec

Gates Open At: 9AM
Show Starts At: 10AM (approx)
Show Running Time: 1hr 30 mins (approx)

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Sun 6 Dec

Gates Open At: 3:30PM
Show Starts At: 4:30PM (approx)
Show Running Time: 1hr 30 mins (approx)

Limited Availability

 


 

Sun 6 Dec

Gates Open At: 6:30PM
Show Starts At: 7:30PM (approx)
Show Running Time: 1hr 30 mins (approx)

Sold Out

 

FESTIVE PARTY NIGHTS

The Big Christmas Party

Just because office parties are in short supply this year, it doesn’t mean you have to sit at home! Get your gladrags on for The Big Christmas Party with Santa’s Silent Disco, drag bingo, car-a-oke, a live interactive quiz (with prizes!!!) and so much more. Suitable for all ages.

Fri 4 Dec

Gates Open At: 8PM
Show Starts At: 9PM (approx)
Show Running Time: 2hrs (approx)

Limited Availability

FAMILY PARTY EVENTS

Social Kids

Don’t let the kids miss out on the Christmas school disco this year. Join us instead for our amazing, interactive family day out. We’ve packed two hours of immersive entertainment into this amazing show including a silent disco, a movie-themed quiz, bingo and performance from our two fantastic kids hosts.A great family friendly event for kids and big people of all ages!

Sat 5 Dec

Gates Open At: 12PM
Show Starts At: 1PM (approx)
Show Running Time: 2hrs (approx)

Limited Availability


Sun 6 Dec

Gates Open At: 12PM
Show Starts At: 1PM (approx)
Show Running Time: 2hrs (approx)

Limited Availability

ADULT COMEDY NIGHTS

Parking LOL

A special Christmas edition of our popular drive-in comedy event. Four of the finest local comedians live on our big stage for a night of laughs broadcast straight to your car! Our fantastic line-up includes Lou Conran, Louise Young, Freddy Quinne & Rob Mulholland.

Thu 3 Dec

Gates Open At: 8:30PM
Show Starts At: 9:30PM (approx)
Show Running Time: 1hr 30 mins (approx)

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CHRISTMAS MOVIES

Christmas Movies

Festive family favourites, heartwarming love stories & Christmas classics, there’s something for everybody this Christmas. Grab the kids and settle down to a drive-in showing of Elf or grab your friends for some Love Actually action. All broadcast on two massive, 40ft screens

Home Alone 2 (PG)

Plus pre-show Live DJs

Thu 3 Dec

Gates Open: 5PM
Movie Starts At: 6PM

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The Nightmare Before Christmas (PG)

Plus pre-show Live DJs

Sat 5 Dec

Gates Open: 9:15PM
Movie Starts At: 9:45PM

Get Tickets

 


 

Home Alone (PG)

Plus pre-show Live DJs

Mon 7 Dec

Gates Open: 5PM
Movie Starts At: 6PM

Get Tickets

 


 

Love Actually (15)

Plus pre-show Live DJs

Mon 7 Dec

Gates Open: 8PM
Movie Starts At: 8:45PM

Get Tickets

 


 

Elf (PG)

Plus pre-show Live DJs

Tue 8 Dec

Gates Open: 5PM
Movie Starts At: 6PM

Sold Out

Location

Overflow Car Park
The Trafford Centre
Trafford Park
Stretford
Manchester M17 8AA

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peaks of the entertainment

Wanted: Food Vendor

Do you own a local food vending business and want to sell at our event? Get more info here