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What's on in store?

A fun day out for the whole family.

  • Christmas Tree

    Take Home a Real Christmas Tree

    23rd November - 23rd December

    Tree availability: OUT OF STOCK - Unfortunately we will not be receiving any further trees this year.


  • Santa Lucia buffet

    The Santa Lucia Christmas buffet

    The greatest feast of the year

    It’s time to join in on the most important Swedish tradition in the lead up to Christmas – The Santa Lucia Christmas buffet.

    Join us in store Wednesday 13th December at 6pm and celebrate with us.

    IKEA FAMILY member price: £6.75
    Regular price: £9.50
    Children under 12: £4.50

    Not yet an IKEA FAMILY member? Join IKEA FAMILY now.

    Tickets can be purchased in advance from the Customer Restaurant.

    Or if you are an IKEA FAMILY member you can reserve your places by clicking below and collect your tickets on the evening.

  • Father Christmas

    Pssst ... Santa's Coming!

    The excitement of Christmas wouldn't be complete without a visit from Santa. Throughout December Santa will be flying in from the North Pole to join us here at IKEA Reading. And of course there's a little treat for those on Santa's 'nice' list!

    Join us in store on:   

    Saturday 2nd from 11am - 1pm and 2pm - 5pm,
    Sunday 3rd from 11am - 1pm and 2pm - 4pm,
    Saturday 9th from 11am - 1pm and 2pm - 5pm,
    Sunday 10th from 11am - 1pm and 2pm - 4pm,
    Saturday 16th from 11am - 1pm and 2pm - 5pm,
    Sunday 17th from 11am - 1pm and 2pm - 4pm
    and Friday 22nd from 11am - 1pm and 2pm - 5pm

    Our Grotto is located in our Living rooms department in the Showroom. Our grotto is free for children under the age of 12, and they will receive one free gift only.

  • Activities and Events

    Christmas fun and games

    Christmas has landed in Småland! We are hosting a whole range of exciting winter fun including Christmas crafts, face painting, Christmas games and much more!
    All our events are free.

    Join us in store, in our Småland crèche on:   

    Saturday 16th - Rudolph takes over Småland
    Sunday 17th - Rudolph takes over Småland
    Monday 18th - Christmas party: an evening of games from 5 - 7pm
    Tuesday 19th - Help the Elves make Christmas cards from 11am - 1pm
    Wednesday 20th - Help the Elves make Christmas cards from 4 - 6pm
    Thursday 21st - Meet Mrs Clause and decorate her favourite biscuits from 2 - 4pm (This will be held in our Customer Restaurant)
    Friday 22nd - Christmas snowflake hunt from 10am - 12pm

  • Soft toy drawing competition

    Calling all kids aged 0-12! Draw your dream soft toy!


    The IKEA FAMILY soft toy drawing competition is back! We are inviting all IKEA FAMILY members to bring their creative kids (aged 0–12) in-store to draw the soft toy of their dreams. The lucky winners will have their drawings turned into real soft toys and sold in IKEA stores all over the world.*

    The soft toy drawing competition will be held in SMÅLAND each day between 23/10/2017 and 02/12/2017.

    Or why not have a go at home? Download online entry form and drop back into SMÅLAND before 26th November.

    *Terms and conditions apply

    Not yet an IKEA FAMILY member? Join IKEA FAMILY now

  • Children's activities in store

    IKEA Reading presents The Wonderful Cinema Evening


    A trip to the cinema is always a hit with the little ones! And sometimes an hour or so of quiet shopping time is a hit with the adults! Why not combine the two?!

    Each week we host 2 cinema evenings in SMÅLAND, our free instore crèche for 3-10 year olds.

    To see what films are showing this week and to book your place click the book now button below.

    This activity is exclusive to IKEA FAMILY members that have reserved a place.

    Not yet a member? Join IKEA FAMILY now, it's free.