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Looking for some festive fun? Here’s what’s on at St James’ Park this Christmas

Is there a more iconic venue in the North East for your Christmas celebrations? Expect disco dance floors, thrilling tribute nights and a whole lot of fabulous festive food.

Written by High Life North
Published 15.11.2021

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Christmas Cracker Celebration 

27th November and 3rd, 10th, 11th, 17th & 18th December

It’s the most wonderful time of the year, so why not get into the holiday spirit with this ultimate Christmas Cracker Celebration? It will even have all the bah humbugs will be excited for the holidays.

Feel like the queen you are as you’re greeted with a glass of fizz, before indulging in a traditional three-course meal with festive crackers and novelties. Then it’s time to bust your best moves at the disco, where you can sing along to some of the best Christmas classics.

Tickets: £27.50 – £39.50 per person


Christmas Cracker Buffet Celebration

 27th November and 3rd, 10th, 11th, 17th & 18th December

Nothing beats a classic buffet at Christmas, right? With warming winter vegetable soup and handmade rolls, braised beef, onion, mushroom and red wine stew and profiteroles and chocolate on offer, we’re sold just looking at the menu.

But let’s not just think about our stomachs. St James’ Park will also treat you to a glass of bubbly on arrival, which is sure to get you in the mood to step on the dance floor with their resident DJ.

HLN TOP TIP: If you book November dates, you’ll get £5 discount!

Tickets: £24.50 – £29.50 per person


Party Nights

3rd (Thr33 (Boy Band Tribute), 10th (Howaysis) & 17th December (Beyoncé Miss Carter)

‘Tis the season to be jolly and we can guarantee St James’ will give you a night to remember with their fantastic tribute artists. From Thr33, Howaysis to (almost) the Queen B herself, Beyoncé Miss Carter, these talented live acts will suit everyone’s taste.

Oh, and how could we forget the best part? You’ll be greeted with a complimentary glass of fizz before being served a delicious plate Christmas meal – yes, you’ll be having two Christmas dinners this year – and after the performances are through, their resident DJ will play all the best party anthems late into the night.

Tickets: £42.50 per person

Sunday Lunch With Santa 

5th & 12th December (Limited availability)

A fantastic family event perfect for making the build-up to Christmas that extra bit special. The little ones in your life will get the chance to meet the big man himself in his grotto – and if they’re nice list, they’ll receive a special present.

But you’ll be eating more than just milk and cookies; you’ll start the day off by indulging in a delicious two-course or three-course Sunday lunch, before enjoying a family taster tour of the magnificent stadium.

Tickets: From £14.50 – £23.50 per person


Golden Oldies Festive Lunch

15th December (Disco and DJ)

It’s the most wonderful time of the year! And St James’ Park is looking forward to welcoming their loyal and new golden oldie guests back for more fun and frolics at their annual three-course Christmas lunch and disco.

Age is just a number, so it’s time to get back on the dancefloor and bust out all your best moves to your favourite tunes.

Tickets: £27.50 per person


Private Box Dining 

3rd, 4th, 10th, 11th, 17th & 18th December

Christmas is the time to spend with your nearest and dearest, so why not celebrate the holiday season in the most exclusive way? Book a private executive box at the NUFC stadium for up to six of your loved ones for a memorable festive experience.

Get a taste of luxury by enjoying a private intimate dining experience as you indulge in a delicious meal whilst taking in the iconic pitch side view.

Tickets: £35 per person


Bespoke Private Celebrations

Throughout December

Wanting a special Christmas celebration this year? At St James’ Park, you can let your imagination run wild. Or, if you need inspiration, let their award-winning events team do the work. Their bespoke private parties are your opportunity to create your perfect, tailor-made Christmas in their range of versatile suites and relaxed spaces.

From menus to entertainment, decorations to drinks packages, their accommodating team will work with you and your budget to wow your guests and finish the year in style, along with their talented, experienced chefs who can create a stunning festive menu.

Ideal for parties of 25-1,000 guests.


Ready to book your festivities? Contact St James’ Park on 0191 201 8525 or email

Or, if you want more details on the Christmas celebrations, visit their website.

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