There’s always an exciting event going on at Chessington! With a fantastic array of enchanting events, the calendar always has something special!

New for the 2022 season is Mardi Grrra! This iconic New Orleans styled event is all about the party! With great food and drink, dynamic shows and crewes around the park. Chessington really brings very the essence of Mardi Gra to life in a family-friendly way!

Chessington brings us another summer of fun full of song and dance as Wilderfest returns! Prepare to party as this festival is the heart and soul of music and good vibes. Celebrate with live music around the park and a whole host of fun!

Things get scary in October as Howl’O’ween returns once more. With three witches casting a curse on the park last season, will they return to curse us once more? One of the biggest highlights of the year, we never miss out on the spooky adventures!

Winter’s Tail returns once more this season. With an opportunity to meet Santa, this classic winter event is all about togetherness and Christmas cheer. With hot drinks and mince pies aplenty, Chessington celebrates the very heart of winter with a wonderful array of winter carols and a fantastic panto! A classic British Christmas ensues!

From family festival feels to spooky goings-on, the events at Chessington cater for all. Below, you’ll discover the events for 2022. We’ll delve into the events and cover them in detail, with photos, videos, and more! Join us as we explore some of the Wildest events at Chessington this season! Pages will unlock as the event unfolds, so check back throughout the year!

2022 Events!

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Mardi Grrra!

  • 27th May - 26th June 2022
  • Get ready to throw your beads in the air, because it’s time to hit the streets and bring on the celebrations at Mardi Grrra! – brand new at Chessington for 2022.

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  • 1st August 4th - September 2022
  • Feel the Chessington come to life! Featuring live music, roaming entertainment and a whole load of family festival fun! You’ll be singing, dancing, and of course riding, all day long!

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  • 15th - 30th October
  • Ghosts and ghouls are still conjuring up their fiendish plans for 2022, but you can be sure there will be plenty of tricks and treats carved out for all ages. Check back soon for more gruesome details…
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Winter's Tail

  • 26th November - 2nd January 2023
  • Winter's Tail is Chessington’s annual Christmas event during the festive season, celebrating the magic of Christmas with some festive family fun!