The ultimate guide to half term fun in Wembley Park
School’s out for half term and little ones across the country are rejoicing!
Whilst they’re jumping with joy, parents are already desperately racking their brains on how to fill the days.
Well we want to make your half term as pain free as possible, so have rounded up the very best things for you and your family to enjoy this half term in North West London’s most playful neighbourhood, Wembley Park.
CATCH A MOVIE AT CINEWORLD WEMBLEY
Sit back and relax (finally!) at Cineworld Wembley this half-term and take advantage of their super packed line up of new releases and classic family favourites. Animal-talking Dr Dolittle is back on the big screen with another crazy adventure in Robert Downey Jr’s latest film. Or why not catch up with Sonic in his latest adventures on earth defeating the evil Doctor Robotnik. Half term is the perfect opportunity to check out Cineworld’s Movies for Juniors as they amp up their discounted screenings to everyday. For just £3.25 per tickets (that’s adult and children’s price), you and your family can enjoy well-loved blockbusters such as Dora and the Lost City of Gold and John Cena’s Playing with Fire. View all their screenings here.
GET CRAFTY (FOR FREE) AT BOXPARK WEMBLEY
Parents, rejoice. You can leave that rucksack of toys at home because Boxpark Wembley have got you covered. Everyday from 12PM to 5PM, Kids Table will be taking over Boxpark so your kids can get crafty, and you can finish a sentence! The FREE workshops are full of games, crafts and face painting so your little ones will be well entertained – and parents can get some well-deserved adult time with delicious food and a drink. Or two. Find out more here.
ENJOY KID’S CLASSICS WITH BOXPARK WEMBLEY
Really getting into the half term spirit, Boxpark Wembley also have daily screenings of classic kid movies for just £2 per ticket. From 2PM everyday in their upstairs Glowbox room, Boxpark have an exciting line up of everyone’s guilty pleasures. On Monday, the brave Moana will be taking over the screens, with loveable Lion King on Tuesday. The action-packed sequel Incredible 2 is Wednesday’s movie, with baddie-turned-goodie Wreck it Ralph 2 showing on Thursday. Friday’s installment is the live-action remake of the magical Aladdin. Each ticket includes one soft drink. Book your tickets here.
TAKE A TOUR AT WEMBLEY STADIUM
From the 1966 World Cup win to the 2019 Spice Girls Reunion, the countless FA Cup Final’s to Queen taking charge of the entire crowd, Wembley Stadium has seen it all. And now you can too! Kind of. Get all the behind-the-scenes action with the stadium’s award-winning tours. Running daily, the iconic venue opens it’s doors so you and your family can bask in the glory of some of the country’s biggest events in sports and entertainment. Experience the excitement of the back-stage changing rooms. Feel the tension as you walk through the player’s tunnel. Be a winner as you climb the steps to the Royal Box. Book your tour here.
TREAT THEM AT LONDON DESIGNER OUTLET
With the UK’s FIRST Tommy Hilfiger Kids opening its door in Wembley Park this month, half term seems the perfect time to treat your little ones to some stylish new threads at London Designer Outlet. With other big-brand names like GAP, Claires, New Balance and M&S, you can kit your kid out from the rest of the year for a fraction of the price. Hey, you might even pick up something nice for yourself to! Oh and whilst you’re there, a visit to the Haribo stores is 100% worth it. For kids and adults.
BLOW OFF STEAM AT THE ALL-WEATHER PLAY PARK
If there’s one obvious struggle in February half term it’s hyper kids and bad weather. And whilst you may think all hope is lost as your little ones run riot in your house, we have the perfect solution. An all-weather, fully covered play park! Yes, you read that right. Our adventurous play park full of slides, shoots and climbing frames, is fully covered and ready for action no matter what the weather. You can find our play park opposite London Designer Outlet on Wembley Park Boulevard. *sigh of relief*
RELISH IN SOME QUALITY FAMILY TIME – AND FOOD
Food + family = the best day ever! There’s nothing better than enjoying some lovely family time over some delicious food, and half term is the perfect time for this. Wembley Park is home to over 50 eateries, ranging from street food extravaganzas to adored family favourites. In celebration of the February half term, there’s also lots of kid-friendly food deals popping up across the neighbourhood. At London Designer Outlet, kid’s can eat from £7.25 at Pizza Express or FREE at Cabana. Frankie and Benny’s have loads of super exciting offers if you sign up on their website (here) and, Zizzi have 20% off food from Sunday to Thursday if you download a voucher (here). Pasta Remoli on Market Square have kids eat free with every adult meal purchased, and Boxpark Wembley’s £7.50 lunchtime deals are the perfect re-fuel for your and your tikes on a busy day. You can view everywhere to eat and drink at Wembley Park here.