While you might not expect to have a white Christmas in Southern California, you can get instantly transported to the North Pole at the SkyPark Santa's Village in Skyforest. It will be a nostalgic Christmas experience for the entire family.
Santa's House is onsite so that you can stop in to visit St. Nick himself on your visit. (Make sure to grab Adventure Passports for the kids so that they can earn their Adventure Seal as they experience the park.) Santa even has a mailbox out front so the little ones can make sure their letters get to the right place. You'll find Mrs. Claus helping out at the Gingerbread House Bakery, where she hosts cookie decorating classes and helps create yummy treats.
There are plenty of festive winter activities to keep you busy around the village. A new addition this year is the Silver Bells Arena ice skating rink, located on a charming outdoor pond. There are multiple story time opportunities as well, such as the The Twelve Days of Christmas hosted by Santa's favorite Elf, C.J. Kuffelbug. The SkyPark Puppet Theatre holds puppet shows on Wednesdays and Thursdays with Santa and his puppet friends telling holiday stories.
The Yuletide Tree Lighting Party lets guests join in on the fun with Santa and the other Northwoods characters as they light the Christmas tree by Santa's House. You can also take the scenic Northwoods Express Train Ride through the Land of Sweets. And if that's not enough Christmas cheer for you, make sure to sign up for tea with Mrs. Claus.
While Santa's Village is only open November 21, 2019 through January 5, 2020, SkyPark is open year round. The outdoor adventure park is pretty much an outdoor activity wonderland. The bike park features professional mountain bike trails for you to explore the beautiful area. The Frozen Falls Climbing Tower is a seriously cool rock climbing experience that simulates ice climbing. And the Magic Tree Bouldering Room gives you the chance to learn how to scale the climbing wall from some experts. Don't forget about the zipline through the Northwoods and the archery range!
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