Summer Daze

Family event | Various dates and times - see event page

Shop. Eat. Thrill. Chill. All Summer Long.

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.

Melt into summer at Trafford Centre. Live from 22nd July to 4th September. Outside the Great Hall.

Our summer event is back this year – bigger and better than ever! Featuring live music, an outdoor cinema, sport event livestreams, a summer-themed funfair, a new outdoor food & entertainment hub, a beach, AND a splash park! You don’t want to miss this!

Entry to Summer Daze is on a first come first served basis.

The only element of the outdoor event which is available to pre-book is the fairground.

Summer of Sport

From 27 June

See your favourite athletes compete live in high definition on our big screens. From Wimbledon to Tour De France – join the crowd at Trafford Centre to watch the biggest sport events this summer, free of charge from 27 June! Scroll down for the full schedule.

Alfresco Dining

From 22 July

Summer Daze 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! Take advantage of our new outdoor food & entertainment hub with diverse food options and sun-trap location.

Outdoor Cinema

From 22 July

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?

The Beach

From 22 July

Summer Social 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. Summer has officially arrived.

Splash Park and Fairground 

From 22 July

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! 

Download the map below here.

Summer Daze map of Splash Park and Fairground 

Entry to Summer Daze is on a first come first served basis.

The only element of the outdoor event which is available to pre-book is the fairground. 

live sport SCHEDULE

27 June – 10 July - from 11am daily

Tour De France
Friday 1 – Friday 22 July

Women’s EURO
Wednesday 6 – Sunday 31 July

6 July, 8pm – England v Austria
11 July, 8pm – England v Norway
15 July, 8pm – England v Northern Ireland

Athletics World Championships
Friday 15 July – Friday 22 July

Commonwealth Games
Thursday 28 July – Monday 8 August

European Championships Athletics
Thursday 11 – Sunday 21 August

Vuelta a España Cycling
Friday 12 – Wednesday 31 August

The Hundred
Thursday 1 – Saturday 3 September

Tour of Britain
Sunday 4 – Sunday 11 September

Rugby 7’s
Friday 9 – Sunday 11 September


Details to follow, watch this space!

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