Wild Adventures Christmas

YOUR theme park is decked out in its Christmas best with yuletide fun for every member in your family!  Experience the joys of the season together with activities like visits with Safari Santa and Mrs. Claus, enjoying s'mores by the fire, live shows like The Miracle of Christmas and Tinker the Talking Christmas Tree, a ride on the Candy Cane Express and more! 

Stay tuned for more details coming soon!

Wild Adventures Christmas and all other Special Events are free with park admission or your Season Pass!



Children are invited to share their Christmas wishes with Santa, enjoy story time with Mrs. Claus, and visit Santa’s Workshop to create special Christmas crafts through Dec. 23.
Santas Workshop

Santa's Workshop

While Santa and Mrs. Claus meet children at The Playhouse, their elves are inviting guests into a temporary toy workshop where you can create your own Christmas creation! Whether you’re crafting a keepsake or a gift, you can bet that these elves can give you a hand. Available through Dec. 23
Tree Lighting

Christmas Tree Lighting

As the sun sets and all eyes turn toward the Wild Adventures’ Christmas tree, one lucky child will be chosen to flip the switch to light up the night! Just gather around the tree before dusk settles in at 5:30 PM for your chance to kick off the tree lighting.
Frosted Fairy

Tinsel Tina Snow Fairy

The butterflies may have left now that there’s a chill in the air, but a frozen wonder has replaced them at the Butterfly Garden. Help reawaken Tinsel Tina, the Frosted Snow Fairy, and dance along as she flutters alive in a magical dance.
Elf Village

Mini Elf Village

The Claus’ aren’t the only new faces in town. Dozens of tiny elves have also moved in, and built themselves a tiny home away from home while they were at it! Stop by their miniature village for some window-shopping at stores like Bitsy’s Sugarplums, Mistletoe Moments, and Jingle Bell Audio Systems.
Reindeer Games

Reindeer Games

Ever wonder what Rudolph was missing out on? Now you don’t have to! Come on down to take part in the reindeer games that the whole family is invited to join in on.
Tinker the Talking Christmas Tree

Tinker the Talking Christmas Tree

Take a seat for an enchanting Christmas story from Tinker, the talking Christmas tree! Tap your foot and sing along as Tinker delivers a lively tale with friends for children of all ages.
The Miracle

The Miracle of Christmas

Experience the story of Mary and Joseph performed by live actors and share the reason for the season with family and friends with “The Miracle of Christmas, A Living Nativity” presented at Lakeside Showplace.

Tigers of India

Christmas with Tiger Friends

Christmas is a time for family, which is why Tigers of India has opened their gates to invite you and yours to enjoy a cozy experience with their own family: their tigers. Join them for a relaxed Q&A and a chance for meet and greet photos as they celebrate the Christmas season.


Step up to your own toasty spot around the fire. A family event, kids and adults alike can purchase their very own s’mores kit to roast marshmallows and share stories.