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Christmas @ Emirates Riverside!

After a challenging year for all, we welcome you back to celebrate the festive season like never before.

The most wonderful time of year is just around the corner and we’re excited to share with you our calendar of Christmas events for 2021. This year is going to be bigger than ever.

There is no better time to experience the Riverside than at Christmas. If you are yet to visit our stunning venue we invite you to experience our breath-taking views.

Our function suites are set against the backdrop of our four-acre pitch and Lumley Castle, making a unique setting to celebrate the festive season!

Jingle Bell Rock, £27pp - Saturday 11th & 18th December

Walk through the frostbitten furnishings and get ready to party the night away to get you in the festive spirit! For a less formal evening but still retaining all the joy of Christmas, this night is perfect for you!

  • Arrival cocktail
  • Carvery
  • Savoury fig walnut stuffing loaf served with a red wine gravy (v)
  • Mini dessert selection (Served to the table)
  • DJ/disco all night

7:00pm – Arrival

8:00pm – Feasting

11:30pm – Bar closes

12:00am – Finish

Cinderella - Sunday 12th December

This classic rags to riches story tells us of a beautiful young girl who is cruelly treated by her jealous Ugly Stepsisters.

If she’s to meet her Prince Charming and find true love before the clock strikes midnight, she’ll need all the
magic her Fairy Godmother can muster up, along with the help from her best friend Buttons. Will Cinderella get her fairy-tale ending? Book your tickets before the clock strikes midnight to find out!

  • Show One: 12.30pm
  • Show Two: 4.30pm

Get swept away by one of the most enchanting fairy tales of all time, as wonder productions brings to Durham Cricket, the most loved pantomime of them all.

Tickets can be purchased by ringing 0191 387 2815.

Members Christmas Lunch, £19pp - Tuesday 14th December

Join us this festive season for our annual members Christmas lunch. Enjoy a glass of mulled wine on arrival and a 2-course meal in our scenic pitch facing members lounge. Split up the winter break, discuss last season with friends and chat about Durham’s 2021 campaign.

  • Glass of mulled wine on arrival
  • 2 course Christmas lunch

12:00pm – Arrival

1.00pm – Food Served

3:30pm – Finish

Santa's Sunday Lunch, £9.95 to £14.95 - Sunday 5th & 19th December

Join us for a memorable Sunday lunch with a very special guest – Santa!

Enjoy a Christmas carvery followed by desserts, afterwards Santa will be a very special appearance giving out an early present to each child.

  • Christmas Carvery
  • Desserts
  • Visit from Santa!

12:00pm – Arrival

1.00pm – Food Served

3:30pm – Finish

Fashionably Late Christmas Party, £14.95 - Friday 7 & 14 January

Here at Emirates Riverside, we know how stressful the silly season can be!

Have no fear – we have put together 2 exclusive January dates to alleviate the worry of not getting to party! Enjoy a festive menu and dance the night away in our stunning function rooms.

7:00pm – Arrival

8:00pm – Food Served

12:00am – Finish

Book Now!

  • 0191 387 2815

Book your Christmas party now!

Now is the time to book your Christmas Party for 2021. Speak with the team by filling out the form below!

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