Join Wakefield District Markets for a month-long build up to Christmas! Elf School, led by Santa’s Helpers, offers four weeks of exciting activities for the entire family.

Get ready for a festive fun day at Week One of Elf School! On Saturday 2nd December starting at 10am, Castleford Market will be transformed into the naughty Elves Workshop. You’ll be starting the countdown to Christmas by making your own Snowman Countdown Clock!

These festive activities are free of charge, designed to bring smiles and festive cheer to everyone. All materials will be provided, just bring your enthusiasm and Christmas spirit!

*Please note *

This is a free event – the only activity you need to book a ticket for is Elf School. Each Elf ticket is eligible for only one child. Please bring proof of your booking either printed or on your phone.

Arrive at least 5 minutes before your 30 minute Elf School Slot.

Venue opening hours

Monday : 8:30 am - 4:30 pm

Tuesday : 8:30 am - 4:30 pm

Wednesday : 8:30 am - 1:00 pm

Thursday : 8:30 am - 4:30 pm

Friday : 8:30 am - 4:30 pm

Saturday : 8:30 am - 4:30 pm

Sunday : Closed

    Access facilities

  • Guide Dogs Welcome
  • Wheelchair Accessible

Venue Details

Find us at

Carlton Street, Castleford, WF10 1BE