Are you looking for things to do this Christmas with your family, look no further than our Garden Centre! We have a range of events suitable for all families this year including our well-loved Tea with Santa and some new events such as an Elf Hunt and Let there be light experience. Find out more below.  



The most wonderful time of the year is approaching, and with it comes the return of our well-loved event: Tea with Santa! From the 18th to the 22nd of December, from 5:30 to 7:00 pm, join us for an enchanting evening filled with festive cheer, delightful activities, a delicious home cooked meal and the chance to make lasting memories with Mr. and Mrs. Claus. 

Engage in a variety of heart-warming Christmas activities designed to bring joy to every member of the family. From table activities, Christmas carols, balloon modelling and face painting*, there's something for everyone to enjoy. 

No Tea with Santa experience is complete without a special visit from the man in red himself. Each child will have the opportunity to meet Santa Claus and receive a carefully chosen present, creating a magical moment that will be treasured for years to come. 

Tea with Santa is not just an event; it's a heart-warming event that brings families together during the holiday season. Join us for an unforgettable evening of joy, laughter, and the spirit of giving. Let the magic of Christmas come alive as we celebrate the most wonderful time of the year! 

Don’t miss out on this event, secure your place today on our website. Children £19.95 Adults £12.95. 

Buy Tea With Santa Tickets online - Coletta & Tyson Garden Centre ( 

*Face painting only available for those aged 3 and over.  




Get ready for a new and exciting Christmas event that will add an extra sprinkle of magic to the holiday season—introducing our Elf Hunt! Priced at just £3 per child, this enchanting adventure invites little ones to embark on a quest to find our mischievous elves hidden throughout the centre. It's a merry mission of fun and surprises that you won't want to miss! 

The fun doesn't end until you give up! The mischievous elves might be tricky to spot, but the joy is in the journey. Keep searching high and low until you've discovered all the elves hiding in plain sight. 

Every little elf hunter will receive a small gift for their efforts. But wait, there's more! Each child who completes the Elf Hunt will be entered into a prize draw. The closest answer to the total number of elves hidden will win an extra special prize. 

Bring your little ones and join the Elf Hunt fun! Starting on the 11th of November running through till Christmas eve with multiple time slots, there is chance for everyone to join in the fun. £3 per child, book your child's place on our website. 

Buy Elf Hunt Tickets online - Coletta & Tyson Garden Centre ( 




Step into a world of enchantment and warmth as we unveil our newest Christmas event: "Let There Be Light." Our plant area will be transformed into a mesmerizing wonderland, adorned with thousands of twinkling lights, all in the spirit of giving. Join us for a magical journey as we raise funds for Hull & East Yorkshire Mind, a charity dedicated to mental health awareness.  

Join us on the opening night, November 11th, for a special launch event featuring live music that will add an extra layer of festive cheer. The melodies will mingle with the glow of lights, creating a magical atmosphere. 

The enchantment continues every Wednesday to Saturday, from 4-6pm, throughout the holiday season until the new year.  

Indulge in the festive spirit with delicious takeaway food and drinks available on-site. Warm beverages and tasty treats will complement the magical experience as you explore the dazzling lights. 

In the true spirit of giving, we invite you to contribute to Hull & East Yorkshire Mind, a charity committed to promoting mental health awareness. While admission is free, if you are able, we ask for a small donation to this worthy cause to help make a positive impact in our community. 

We look forward to welcoming you all to this event, no need to book just turn up! 


We are excited for all our festive events this year and we hope you are too, if you have any questions, please don’t hesitate to contact us on our socials. All that's left to do is round up your family and book your tickets! 

October 23, 2023