Home > Blog Posts > This Saturday! Coliseum Central’s Whimsical Winter Wonderland!

This page may contain affiliate or sponsored links. MyActiveChild.com will be compensated if you make a purchase after clicking on an affiliate link, and the presence of our sponsors/advertising partners is what makes this website possible. Thank you for supporting us. For more information, see our terms of use.

This Saturday! Coliseum Central’s Whimsical Winter Wonderland!

Coliseum Central is an advertising partner of MyActiveChild.com

Coliseum Central Whimsical Winter Wonderland

The 2nd Annual Coliseum Central Whimsical Winter Wonderland Presented by Sentara returns Saturday, November 18th from 12-5PM at the Hampton Coliseum. This FREE, festive celebration will include fun for the whole family. Coliseum Central is proud to expand its event to include more than 14 new indoor and outdoor activities and experiences.

Whimsical Winter Wonderland Hampton Coliseum Whimsical Winter Wonderland Hampton Coliseum

Indoor Activities:

The Hampton Coliseum interior will become home to a bustling winter wonderland.

The main floor will feature a variety of activity and experience areas. The Sentara Main Stage will host three shows per hour featuring an aerialist, juggler, and illusionist. Additionally, a DJ and clown will entertain visitors with songs and games. The youngest guests can enjoy a play area all their own complete with bounce area and toys. The Snow Sisters, The Ice Queen and Snow Princess, will meet with guests and lead story times and sing-a-longs.

Whimsical Winter Wonderland Hampton Coliseum Whimsical Winter Wonderland Hampton Coliseum

Photo opportunities will abound. Roaming characters and stilt walkers will be on-hand to meet guests. Snap a pic in the life-sized snow globe, at themed photobooths or one of the many coordinating backdrops, props and displays. Guests can also visit the audio booth and share their holiday wish list via telephone.

Additional indoor activities will include an arts & crafts area, carnival games, giveaways and free face painting, glitter tattoo and balloons animals.

Whimsical Winter Wonderland Hampton Coliseum Whimsical Winter Wonderland Hampton Coliseum

Coliseum Central is proudly partnering with the Virginia Peninsula Foodbank to assist families in need. Volunteers will be on-site to accept food and monetary donations to support their efforts throughout the holiday season.

Outdoor Activities:

Coliseum Central’s Whimsical Winter Wonderland is expanding to include the outdoor portion of the Hampton Coliseum. A DJ will make the area festive by spinning holiday tunes and “snow” flurries will pepper the air.

Whimsical Winter Wonderland Hampton Coliseum Whimsical Winter Wonderland Hampton Coliseum

Two animal areas will delight visitors. Stop by the holiday-themed petting zoo or snap a pic of ponies dressed in their finest holiday garb.

Guests will have an opportunity to take a pic with a life-sized LOVE artwork. Created as part of a state and local partnership to promote travel and tourism, the artwork is an extension of the 50-year-old “Virginia is for Lovers” brand, one of the most beloved and iconic slogans in the world.

Whimsical Winter Wonderland Hampton Coliseum Whimsical Winter Wonderland Hampton Coliseum

Various large-scale inflatables will be on-site including:

  • Circus City Triple Lane Fun Park – an inflatable with 3 exciting slides and 2 bounce areas will make you feel as though you’re at the circus
  • Polar Extreme Obstacle Course – a winter-themed obstacle challenge as you work your way past playful penguins, silly seals and fishy characters for an extreme slide back to the start!
  • Snowmazing – a 50’x40’ holiday-themed maze.
  • Snowzilla Jr – At almost 35’ feet tall and 90’ long Snowzilla Jr. is a winter-themed slide with wow. Guests climb 20’ of rugged terrain and descend nearly 50’ of an exhilarating slide! Beneath this massive winter-themed slide is an enclosed jumping area moonwalk.
  • The World’s Largest Snowman – a 30’ tall inflatable snowman

Visit events.coliseumcentral.com/winter now to learn more.