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Join us in our festive tipi on Stockton High Street for Stories with Santa.

Get cosy and enjoy some much-loved, Christmas classics all read by Santa himself and British Sign Language friendly.

Little ones will also have the exciting chance to meet Santa on the day.

Don’t miss the rest of this year’s fantastic events at Stockton Sparkles, including: the Launch, Christmas Victorian Fair, La Flamo Fire Show, Christmas Markets, Wreath Making Workshop and the Illuminated Lantern Parade.


All sessions will be BSL interpreted.

Opening Times

Thursday 1 December: 10am, 11am, 12pm, 1:20pm, 2:20pm and 3:20pm (All early bird tickets sold out)

Friday 2 December: 11am and 12:10pm (Early bird tickets both sold out)

Attendees must arrive 10 minutes prior to the session start time.
Sessions will last around 40 minutes.


Ticketing information:
All sessions are free but ticketed.
Early bird tickets will be released on Monday 21 November at 9.30am.
Reserve your tickets by calling Enjoy Stockton-on-Tees on 01642 528130 or by visiting the Enjoy shop on Stockton High Street.
But don’t worry if you miss out, there will also be a handful of tickets available on the day, 30 minutes before each session at the Enjoy Stockton-on-Tees shop.


Address: High Street, Stockton-on-Tees, UK

Public Transport Directions

Traffic and travel updates:
Stockton High Street will be closed to vehicles for the duration of launch night, Thursday 24 November. The High Street will also be closed on Friday 2 December and Sunday 4 December (but open on Saturday 3 December).

This will affect bus stops, so visit the Connect Tees Valley website to help you find the best options for your journey:

There are over a thousand parking spaces in Stockton plus Wellington Square car park (TS18 1NA). Long stay car parks open to the public include:

• Skinner Street (TS18 1DY)
• Thompson Street Car Park (TS18 2BF)
• Maritime Car Park (TS18 2HD)
• Parliament Street Car Park (TS18 3SW)
• Riverside Car Park (TS18 1TE)

Visit the car parking page of the Council’s website for a full list and a downloadable map:

During launch night the High Street Car Park North (outside the Sun Inn) will be unavailable and it will also be out of action on Friday 2 December and Sunday 4 December.

The High Street Car Park South (outside the Shambles) will be closed on Saturday 3 and Sunday 4 December for the Lantern Parade.

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