Retail Unit Activation
Christmas Grotto Installation & Management


Christmas Grotto Unit Event Installation

Great Grottos activate vacant retail units via installation and operation of theatrical Christmas Grottos. Families may visit Santa and his Elves by booking online or arriving on the day. Each child receives a gift and photo souvenirs are offered.


Format | Retail Unit Grotto

Retail unit Grotto sets are Christmas themed environments, where families meet Santa in an open livingroom themed area with fireplace backdrop.

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Design & Decoration

Great Grottos design and decorate according to the space permitted. Allowing for internal queuing, the Santa experience and photo payment.

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Benefits of Retail Unit Grotto Installation

In Unit Grottos offer the chance to take families off the busy mall floor, into a calming and magical environment offering control the entire visual experience, including the queue.

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Christmas Grotto Retail Unit Santa


Interaction & Queue Distraction

Great Grottos offer grotto enhancements including ‘Making Reindeer Food’, ‘Magical Mini Christmas Tree‘, ‘Personlised Santa Visits‘ and Selfie Points throughout our designs.

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Included | Six sacks of presents surround Santa

Split into six age groups & each includes a variety of present.

Santa's Wrapped Grotto Gifts


Included | Photography Souvenir Service

Red & Gold fabric lined counters with matching camera stands.

Christmas Grotto Photography Souvenir System Hire Set-Up Counter


Included | Photo Souvenirs

Established photo souvenirs, successful retail pricing & fantastic discount packages.

Christmas Gortto Photo Souvenir


Included | Online Pre-Booking

Integrated online booking available.

•  Allows pre-purchasing of tickets & photos
•  Supports school bookings & special needs
•  Fully customisable imagery

•  Mobile optimised
•  PCI & GDPR compliant
•  Supports cross-promotions

Christmas Grotto Photography Souvenirs


Included | e-Tickets

Customers receive e-tickets showing childrens’ names.Christmas Grotto Ticket System Hire


Grotto Hire Components:

Grotto Rental Metrics:

  • Space: 25m² – 120m²
  • Installation: 1 day
  • Operation: 1 – 8 weeks
  • Staff Training: 1 day
  • Soft Launch: 1 day
  • Footfall: 2,000 – 10,000 visitors

Santa's Christmas Sleigh


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