Let Summer Daze begin. Chill at the beach, jump on the rides, find the ultimate summer outfit and experience one of the must-visit events of the summer.

Live from 22nd July to 4th September. Outside the Great Hall.

Our summer event is back – bigger and better than ever with live music, outdoor cinema, sport livestreams, funfair, outdoor food & entertainment, a beach AND a splash park!

Entry to the outdoor food & entertainment hub and big screens is FREE.

The fairground, splash park and beach require a ticket purchase.

Pre booked tickets are £2.50 plus 30p booking fee. Tickets purchased on the door are £3.50. Under 2s are free and don't require a wristband.

Summer In-CENTRE

‘Summer Daze’ have arrived in-centre! Enjoy the new season with the latest summer fashion, delicious dining, fun leisure and some very exclusive offers across the centre!

Discover all your holiday wardrobe essentials at H&M, Schuh and Pop-specs to name a few or enjoy some fizz as you book your escape at Kuoni. Transport your taste buds to the Med at Franco Manca, The Real Greek and All Bar One. And keep little-ones entertained with a day of swinging, climbing and hopping at Trafford Treetop Adventures or putt around the hidden tropics at Paradise Island Adventure Golf.


Summer Daze ticket holders for the funfair and beach will receive a wristband that entitles them to some fantastic exclusive offers on shopping, food and fun from John Lewis, Pop Specs, Gym & coffee, Pizza Express, Las Iguanas and many more!

summer of sport
& outdoor cinema

See your favourite athletes compete live in high definition on our big screens. From the Women's Euros to Tour De France – join the crowd at Trafford Centre to watch the biggest sport events this summer, FREE of charge!

Our outdoor cinema brings the magic of film under the stars – the perfect way to spend a summer’s evening. So pack the popcorn, grab your cosiest blanket and head outside the Great Hall while we showcase some of the best classic feel-good films this summer. Did we mention it’s FREE of charge?



alfresco dining


Now that summer is finally here, we’re absolutely buzzing to be heading back outside and catching up with mates over a couple of nice, cold pints and some good food!

Food vendors Ram Yum and MIRA are now open offering noodle based delights and Italian insired Cuzzetiello sandwiches. Entry to the hub is FREE!

The Beach


Trafford Centre’s iconic beach is set to return in all it’s 8000 sq ft glory to keep little-ones and grownups entertained all summer long. Bask in the sun on the deck chairs and enjoy some delicious refreshments or a cheeky cocktail with sand between your toes. Let summer commence!

Bucket, spade and sand castle

Summer Social beach

splash park & fairground


Summer Daze’s collection of fun-filled rides will be sure to keep the whole family entertained. Cool off at the new splash park with multiple water jets, ride the wave on Sea Storm, or jump on the classic favourites – log flume, bungee trampolines, waveswinger, water balls, pirate ship and bumper boats!


Entry to the outdoor food & entertainment hub and big screens is FREE and on a first come first served basis.

The only element of the outdoor event which requires ticket purchases and is available to pre-book is the fairground and beach.

Summer Daze from the air....

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