Chessington Unveils 2023 Events

  February 17th 2023

Chessington unveils 2023 events with five fantastic events on the calendar. We’ve got the low-down on this fantastic event lineup, so let’s get down to it!


For the first time, the Easter bunny comes to Chessington! This cracking new event is certain to be of chocolatey goodness. With the Eggsplorer’s Animal Trail and meet and greets with the Easter bunny! We’re sure to be in for a ‘hopping’ good time from April 1st through to the 16th.

“Get ready for a ‘cracking’ time with an Easter Animal Trail, Easter bunny meet and greet, PLUS all that our eggs-ellent theme park and zoo have to offer.”

– Chessington World of Adventures

Mardi Grrra!

Guests enjoyed one heck of a party at Mardi Grrra 2022. This fantastic event bought the heart and soul of dazzle and dance to Chessington World of Adventures. So of course, it’s back for 2023! Prepare to throw those beads in the air and hit the streets again. Bring on the celebrations at Mardi Grrra from May 27th until June 25th!

High Flyers Krewe - Mardi Grrra 2022
Elmer's Colour Krewe - Mardi Grrra 2022
Clawsome Krewe - Mardi Grrra 2022
Carnivale Festival - Mardi Grrra 2022


The family-friendly music festival returns for another year. Wilderfest is Chessington’s annual summer festival! With new acts fighting to be the top act, Who Headlines? You decide once more in 2023. With the exact lineup to be announced, this lively family event will surely be a hit this summer. Running from July 31st until September 3rd, there’s plenty of opportunity to join in the fun!

Snoop Frogg - Wilderfest 2022
Skunk-182 - Wilderfest 2022
Lioness Richie - Wilderfest 2022
DJ Sharkey - Wilderfest 2022


Howl’O’ween is the perfect time for all of the ghosts and ghouls to come out. With tricks and treats around every corner, the park is at its best dressed spookily. With a host of scary attractions around the park, shows, dancing spectaculars and so much more. Howl’O’ween is one of the best times of the year!

Returning once more, the ghouls mourn the loss of the Creepiest of Caves. What frightful adventures will Chessington have in store for us all in 2023?! The frights begin on October 14th right up until the 30th. Plenty of time for some spooky thrills!

Witches Of Adventure Point - Howl'O'ween 2022
Trick Or Treat Live - Howl'O'ween 2022
Witches Of Adventure Point - Howl'O'ween 2022
Trick Or Treat Live - Howl'O'ween 2022

Winter’s Tail

Returning to share that Christmas joy once more is Winter’s Tail. This chillingly festive Christmas event has become a staple event that even the big man himself visits! Once again Santa will return. Alongside an array of joyful music, rides and of course the Wild Panto! The full line-up will be announced later this year, but Christmas 2023 will undoubtedly be full of wonder and treats! The festivities begin November 25th and head on through until the end of December.

With the calendar now available, it’s clear a fantastic line-up awaits. We’ll have more news later this year when more details are released. Chessington unveils 2023 events that are certain to be enjoyed by guests young and old. More updates coming soon.

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