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Christmas in Slagharen

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Make heart-warming memories this Christmas. Make the holidays special and celebrate them in Slagharen. Discover more than 30 exciting attractions and shows together with your family. After a ride in the Oldtimers or the Gold Rush, you can warm up while enjoying a hot chocolate. Will you sleep over? Then you can spend the evening together in your house. Don't forget the ice rink or go swimming in Aqua Mexicana!

From an adventurous flight in the Apollo and a thrilling ride in the Gold Rush to fine dining in the evening. During the Christmas holidays you take all the time for family and friends. Playing bingo together, enjoying delicious food and listening to the most beautiful stories of Santa and his Winter Elves.

Information and prices 2024 will follow as soon as possible.

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What to do during Christmas

Come skate!

Wear a thick coat, hat and don't forget gloves! Come skate, spin and pirouette on the indoor ice rink in the Western Winter Village. So lots of ice cream fun! And then warm up with a cup of hot chocolate or mulled wine. Do you have ice hockey or figure skates yourself? Then you can take this with you. It is also possible to rent them from us.

In 2024 you can skate during the Christmas holidays. Information and prices 2024 will follow as soon as possible.

Entertainment during the holidays

During the holidays we organize fun activities at various times. After Christmas dinner you can go to the Music Hall for an extensive evening program. Information about this will follow as soon as possible.


Aqua Mexicana

During cold days, nothing is better than warming up in a subtropical swimming pool. Go down one of the 10 slides or relax in the largest hot tub in the Netherlands. In the Mexican atmosphere you can imagine yourself in Mexico with a wonderful summer temperature in the middle of winter.

Where do you stay during Christmas?

How about a Red Rock or Raccoon Lodge? You can also opt for a Cowboy Cottage if you really want to stay in the Wild West atmosphere. Spend a wonderful time together during Christmas in one of our accommodations.

  • Nevada

    Is one day not enough to discover everything in the park? Why not spend a night in style in one of the Nevadas?

  • Raccoon Lodge

    Discover the Raccoon Lodge suitable for up to 6 adults with three bedrooms, including one box bed.

  • Red Rock

    Stay a stone's throw from the theme park in our new Red Rocks.

Our Christmas menus and entertainment

Eating during the holidays

Of course, Christmas is all about good food and drink. It's even better if you don't have to be in the kitchen yourself. If you are staying overnight in Slagharen, there are various ways to make your stay as pleasant as possible.

Christmas breakfast buffet

On Christmas Day or Boxing Day, choose a delicious Christmas breakfast buffet in Big Jake with a variety of sandwiches, fillings, eggs, sweet treats and more. The buffet is served from 8:00 to 10:30 am. The cost is €17.50 per adult and €10.00 per child.

Christmas breakfast delivery

Would you like to stay a little longer and have breakfast delivered to your home? Then opt for a breakfast delivery. You can enjoy a delicious breakfast for €14.00 per person and €9.00 per child.

Breakfast can be reserved when booking via My Slagharen or by sending an e-mail to info@slagharen.com with the following details: Your reservation number.

Evening buffet

Enjoy the buffet at Big Jake after a wonderful day. An extensive Christmas buffet is served at Big Jake on Christmas Eve or Christmas Day. The cost is €39.50 per adult and €20.00 per child. The prices do not include drinks. The buffet is offered in two shifts: 16:30 - 18:30 and 19:30 - 21:30.

Festive dinner Cartwright's

It is also possible to eat at Cartwright's at Christmas. You can choose from the 'normal' à la carte menu, but a special Festive menu is also available. Dinner at Cartwright's cannot be booked in advance.


Almost nothing is as enjoyable as a gourmet meal together. Dine together on fresh vegetables and meat. The gourmet package can be booked if you have reserved a Yellowstone, Nevada or Raccoon Lodge.

  • On 22 and 23 December you can book the gourmet package at a cost of €21.50 per adult and €12.00 per child.
  • On 24, 25 and 26 December you can book the Holiday Indulgence Package for €23.50 per adult and €14.50 per child.

If you have reserved the gourmet package, you can collect the package and a gourmet set from Big Jake at 17:00 on the day in question.

Dinner or gourmet meals can be reserved when booking via My Slagharen or by e-mail to info@slagharen.com with the following details: Your reservation number.

Breakfast menu

Bread Varieties

  • Rustic white
  • Rustic brown
  • Croissants
  • Christmas stollen
  • Brown roll
  • White roll (rustic white with a touch of rose)
  • Toast
  • Pastries

Sweet Treats

  • Brownie
  • Danish cinnamon roll
  • Muffin
  • Cereals


  • Cornflakes
  • Granola
  • Full-fat yogurt

Cold Cuts, Cheese, and Spreads

  • Chicken fillet
  • Ham
  • Mortadella
  • Roast minced meat
  • Ardennes sandwich sausage
  • Cumin cheese
  • Semi-mature cheese
  • Brie
  • Smoked salmon
  • Chocolate sprinkles
  • Chocolate spread
  • Jam
  • Butter
  • Margarine


  • Huzaren salad
  • Chicken/pineapple salad
  • Tomato cucumber salad
  • Fresh fruit salad in syrup

Hot Dishes

  • Scrambled eggs
  • Bacon
  • Sausage
  • Mini sausage rolls


  • Orange juice
  • Milk
  • Tea
  • Coffee

Dinner menu


  • Shrimp cocktail
  • Carpaccio
  • Truffle mayonnaise
  • Shrimp croquettes
  • Mushroom ragout
  • Puff pastry
  • Oxtail soup
  • Tomato soup

Main Course

  • Pork tenderloin with mushrooms
  • Chicken skewers with cranberry cream sauce
  • Salmon skewers with dill
  • Portobello burger
  • Chili sin carne

Side Dishes

  • Parsnip
  • Sweet potato fries
  • Yellow rice
  • Broccoli
  • Grilled vegetables
  • Green beans
  • Bacon bits

Kids' Menu

  • Mac & Cheese
  • Pulled chicken
  • Mini hamburger buns
  • Chicken tenders
  • Christmas snack man
  • Mini frikandel (Dutch snack)
  • Chicken nugget
  • Mini meatball
  • Potato croquettes
  • Fries
  • Mayonnaise


  • Pancakes
  • Ice cream
  • Berry jam
  • Ice cream cake
  • Fruit salad in juice
  • Mini cream puffs
  • Chocolate sauce
  • Crème brûlée

Entertainment during dinner buffet

At Big Jake, we've got an unforgettable dose of entertainment for you during the Christmas buffets on December 24 and 25 from 5:00 PM to 8:00 PM! On December 24 and 26, experience the enchanting magic of Magic John, while on December 25, Magic by Michel will add a magical touch to the evening. Let yourself be enchanted and add a touch of magic to your festive dinner at Big Jake!

New Year's Eve in Slagharen
New Year's Eve in Slagharen

New Year's Eve in Slagharen