What's On

All activities are included in the price of your ticket (unless specified below)

Meet Kira Kosarin

Superstar of the hit TV show ‘The Thundermans’, Kira Kosarin is appearing on both days and will be meeting fans! Please note that you will require a paid meet & greet ticket (in addition to your entry ticket). More details on the tickets page. Very limited availability!

Meet stars of Hunter Street

Hunter Street

Stars of the mystery-solving ‘Hunters’ from the hit TV show, Thomas Jansen (‘Daniel’) and Kyra Smith (‘Anika’) will be appearing at intervals on 16th & 17th November to meet & greet fans.

Warwick Davis at Kidtropolis Manchester

Meet Warwick Davis!

Meet the star of TV & Film, Warwick Davis! Famous for roles such as Professor Flitwick in Harry Potter and as the host of TV game show ‘Tenable’, he’ll be joining us on 16th November to meet families at intervals during the AM & PM sessions and hosting a special family game show in the Live Show (ticket required for live show).

See Rosie McClelland live

Live Show – Rosie McClelland

Pop star and teenage sensation Rosie will be performing a live set on both days and that’s not all, she’ll be around to meet fans too (Please note a live show ticket is required for the live show)! 

See The Wonderland at Kidtropolis

Live Show – The Wonderland!

See the stars of CBBC’s ‘Almost Never’ at Kidtropolis with an amazing live performance! Live Show ticket required.

See Angels N Bandits live

Live Show – Angels N Bandits!

Take your seat in our Live Show and see an awesome performance by this amazing band! Performing in all four sessions! (Live Show ticket required)

Live Show – Mersey Girls

We are super excited that the ‘Britains Got Talent: Champions’ finalists, Mersey Girls will be performing an exclusive live routine during each Live Show (AM & PM Sessions on Saturday and Sunday). Don’t miss this amazing group of girls! Live Show ticket required.

Meet Megan Hughes

The super popular Megan Hughes AKA Maud Spellbody from The Worst Witch is coming to meet fans on both days. We can’t wait!

Live Show host – Alex Winters

Hosting our live shows is the super popular presenter from TV shows on CBBC – get ready for fun and entertainment with Alex and the awesome line up!

Ice skating

It’s just a few weeks before Christmas, right? So what better way to get into the festive mood than a leisurely skate on the ‘Wonder Ice’ rink. Penguins are provided for little ones that need a helping hand!

Mini Labyrinth

BRAND NEW FOR 2019… It’s the Mini LABYRINTH! But not so mini at 200ft long, this EPIC piece of awesomeness is just one of the attractions you HAVE to take on! Venture through the Arctic, the Egyptian era and even a Jungle!

Family gaming

Take on your family and friends – we’ve got all your family favourites like Mario and Minecraft, plus be (one of!) the play new & un-released games! Test your skills in Fortnite competitions or take a trip down memory lane with the Retro Arcade.

Wave Swinger!

Feel the butterflies in your belly as you’re swung around on the impressive Wave Swinger. You need a head for heights and a strong stomach to brave this family favourite! Age is a guideline only, minimum height of 1.2m applies.

Amazing VR!

Try the latest jaw-dropping Virtual Reality games like ‘Beat Sabre’! They are so realistic you’ll forget where you are! BRAND NEW FOR Manchester 2019 is the VR Bus too – jump on and get a one way ticket to amaaaazing!

Bumper Carz!

Let’s get dizzy with the super spinning Bumper Carz! Bump and bash your friends or just do some doughnutting! They are FUN with a capital F!


Feel the rush on the famous Sizzler! Adrenaline junkies can get their fix as you are whizzed round at super fast speeds! Scream if you wanna go faster!!! Age is guideline only, minimum height of 1.2m applies.

MEGA slide!

It’s not just big, it’s MEGA! Climb to the top and feel the wind in your hair as you slide back down the MEGA slide!


An EPIC mix of inflatable slides and soft play area for Under 4’s, including Despicable Me, Dora The Explorer and Paw Patrol! Totally Pawsome!

Actual Reality Arcade

BRAND NEW FOR 2019… It’s time for parents to take on the kids at these super life-size retro arcade games. There’s TEN classic games in total including Whack-a-Mole, Kong, Laser Run, Space Invaders and everyone’s favourite Pac-Man! Let the fun and games begin!

Caterpillar & Croc

Climb, bounce and slide your way through these SUPERSIZED inflatables. Make it snappy! Race your friends to see who can complete it the quickest!

Slime Making

The Super Awesome Slime making workshop is the place to be for kids who like to get messy! Find out about the science behind making slime and make the best slime ever! Plus, there’s no cleaning up! Suitable for 3+, children u-5 will require parent supervision. Please note that this is an optional Exhibitor activation and is charged separately on the day.


Go UP UP and AWAY on the Balloons! Suitable for all ages, Adult supervision required for younger children.

Cups ‘n’ Saucers

Have some chill time and take a fabulous fun ride on the Cups ‘n’ Saucers – perfect for younger children to ride alone. Under 3’s may require adult supervision.

MEGA Bricks

Bring Minecraft to life and build some real-life EPIC structures for with MEGA Bricks – we have tons of bricks for the biggest creations you can think of! The best thing? There’s no tidying up! Winning!


Build up your little one’s biceps as they power their way around our Didi car track! 💪

Kids Bee Happy

Sand Art is a hands-on, bright and colourful, arts and crafts activity that children and adults love. Visit Kids Bee Happy at Kidtropolis and create AMAZING Sand Art! Some art is free to make, and others will incur a small charge.

Explore Learning

Free workshops tailored to help children around difficult areas of the school curriculum in a fun and engaging way. Places are limited – Click for more info


Experience the invisible forces of magnetism and gravity through play with Geomag! Unleash your child’s inventive nature and build super-structures!