Santa's Workshop

America's first theme park, Santa's Workshop is a timeless fantasy village located in North Pole, NY. Santa’s Workshop has been a family tradition since 1949. It is home to beloved fairytale and storybook characters, busy elves, live reindeer, and of course, Santa himself.

Santa's Workshop is a fun day for children ages 2-10 and their parents, grandparents, brothers and sisters. Your family will enjoy magical interaction with the citizens of the village. You and your children and grandchildren will be captivated by our shows, rides for smaller guests and many complimentary Christmas activities. Remember the reason for the season with our daily nativity play or sing and dance along with Rowdy Reindeer, Minnie Mouse and the rest of the Santa's Workshop gang.

It will be a fun day for you in this classic Adirondack theme park.

You may also be interested in some of our special events:

Breakfast With Santa

Enjoy a hearty breakfast with Santa Claus and his friends from 9 - 9:45 a.m. at our Mother Hubbard's Cupboard Restaurant. Guests will be served breakfast until 10 a.m. Reservations are suggested.

Christmas in July

An evening of Christmas merriment begins with your arrival at 5:30 p.m. You will be welcomed and directed to a reserved family table at Santa's Workshop's very own Mother Hubbards Restaurant A personalized family candle and place setting for each individual child with a special surprise from Santa awaits. You will be invited to sing along around the campfire with some of Santa's Helpers. Then watch as your child's eyes shine with delight as they experience a family style dinner with the man in red himself....Santa!!!

The fun continues after dinner when Woody, one of Santa's toy makers, stops by to show all of the children how he makes toys for Santa at Christmas. Then back out to the campfire to roast marshmallows and make s'mores.

Start your next morning back at Mother Hubbards for a Character Breakfast before you set out on a magical adventure exploring Santa's Workshop for the day!

Package Features:

  • Dinner with Santa
  • Admission to Santa's Workshop
  • Commemorative Reindeer Shoe
  • Candy from Santa's Candy Maker
  • Toys Made by your child With Woody
  • Character Breakfast
  • Family Candle
  • Christmas Bells
  • Stuffed Animal
  • Stocking

Yuletide Family Weekends

The original family Christmas fun experience.

Santa's Workshop - North Pole, N.Y. has designed these weekends with Santa primarily for the enjoyment of families with children ranging from 2 to 10 years. It's a once in a lifetime experience sure to provide you with lots of quality family time!

Two memorable evenings of activities and entertainment...

TRIM THE TREE PARTY - Santa's helpers assist the children in creating their own ornaments to decorate the tree. The climax of the evening comes with the arrival of Santa's official tree inspector, Rowdy the Rascal Reindeer. A merry time is had by all.

TWAS THE NIGHT BEFORE CHRISTMAS - A celebration in the true family Christmas spirit. Santa's helpers present a program of caroling, magic shows, story telling and merriment, followed by a scrumptious family style meal. A most festive time shared by the young and young at heart.

SURPRISE VISIT FROM SANTA - In the course of the weekend Santa himself, makes a visit to each of the host lodges. The host facilities were specially selected for their warm intimate atmosphere, where small groups or families can share themed cherished moments.

2 DAYS AT SANTA'S WORKSHOP - Visit with Santa and Mrs. Santa in their very own home. Enjoy the steam train, Reindeer Carousel, Kiddie Bobsleds and the whirling Christmas Tree. Watch the beautiful and inspiring Nativity Pageant. Be entertained and amused by Frosty the Snowman, Rowdy the Reindeer, Miranda Mouse, Chris Moose and other members of the Mother Goose Guild, as they perform throughout the day with puppet shows and musical reviews.

Your complete family package includes lodging, most meals and all of the entertainment listed here for two days of family time and fun.


  • A welcome package loaded with treats and gifts await you in your room upon arrival.
  • A treasured color photograph of your family visiting with Santa is a gift to you as a memento of your weekend.
  • Each child will receive a present especially selected for him/her by Santa.

Village of Lights

Bring your family and friends along for a "magical" way to get into the Christmas spirit. You'll see the park as it is transformed into a Christmas Winter Wonderland that can be enjoyed by the entire family. You and your family will enjoy caroling, our fire pit's "roaring fire", roasting marshmallows, visiting the shops, feeding the reindeer and you'll have a chance to put in that last request to Santa himself. Lastly, don't miss the Nativity Pageant presentation, set on the village hillside. In all, a wonderful way to capture the "spirit of the season" right here at Santa's Workshop.

Contact the park for information on any of these exciting special events for your family.

Merry Christmas always!

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