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MFChristmas Family Fun Day

MFChristmas Family Fun Day

Help us round-off 2019 at Hartsdown Park this Saturday as The Gate prepare to host Leatherhead in the BetVictor Isthmian League.

Our McDonalds Family Fun Day will kick-off at 1:30pm. As it's the final Saturday before Christmas, we'll be getting in the festive spirit with a number of food and drink offers for supporters of both clubs to enjoy.

Pre-purchase your ticket here.

Food and Drink

Happy Hour - 13.30-14.30*

  • San Miguel £3.00
  • Small bottled wine £3.00

*Inside bar only

Meanwhile, mulled wine and mince pies will be available and £3 beer at our outdoor beer service. Additionally, tuck into our Pigs in Blankets cups for £2.50.

Join the management and players in the Hartsdown Bar after the game too, as we host our second happy hour of the day from 5pm-6pm and toast another year at HDP.

Pick the playlist

Make sure your festive tunes are played ahead of kick-off, during half-time and after the game! What tunes do you want to hear at our end-of-year party? Email with your Christmas requests by 5pm on Thursday 19th December.

FREE tickets for school children

As part of our on-going partnership with Thanet PasSport, we're delighted to reveal we are offering free tickets to schoolchildren across Thanet. If your child's school is part of this list, you'll receive a voucher granting you admission to the game. Please note, if you do not bring a print out of this voucher and present it at the turn stille, you will not be granted free entry.

Be a mascot for the day

Each Christmas, we like to reward those who truly deserve a special day out. This season, we are inviting applications - from and on behalf of - supporters aged 16 or below, to apply to be our mascot on Saturday. We have 11 spaces available offering young fans the chance to...

  • Walk out with the team
  • Take part in the Respect handshake
  • Perform ball boy/girl duties for the game
  • Take part in our Vue Thanet Half Time Penalty Shoot Out competition

To nominate a young Margate supporter for this extra special festive experience, please email with the name and age of your nominee alongside a short nomination (max. 250 words). All lucky applicants will be informed by 5pm on Thursday 19 December.

1/2 Season Ticket Raffle

Every supporter* who enters the turnstile on Saturday will be entered into a raffle to win a free 1/2 Season Ticket ** covering all League home games for the remainder of the campaign. To enter, simply write your name and number on the back of the ticket stub presented to you at the turnstile. The draw will be made and the winner announced before the end of the game.

*Not including Season Ticket Holders

**With the value of £90

Signed Shirt Giveaway

And for our loyal Season Ticket Holders, once you're scanned in on Saturday, you'll be entered into a prize draw to win a shirt signed by the whole of the Margate squad. This shirt will be presented to you after the match by Manager Jay Saunders.

Vue Thanet Half Time Penalty Shoot Out competition

Under 16s are invited to take part in our Vue Thanet Half Time Penalty Shoot Out competition to win two complimentary tickets to a film screening of their choice. To take part, please head to our Club Shop where you can sign up. Please note, places are given on a first come, first served basis.

If you have any questions or queries about our festive McDonalds Family Fun Day please email

Monday, 16 December 2019
By Charlotte Richardson

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