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North Pole, NY - Where Santa Lives in the ADK

At the foothills of Whiteface Mountain, deep in the heart of the Adirondacks, lies the charming hamlet of North Pole, NY. This is where Santa lives!

santa building

Visit the North Pole:

This holiday season, why not treat your kids to a North Pole adventure where they can enjoy the magic of a Christmas village and visit Santa in his home? Santa's Workshop in North Pole, NY offers special Yuletide Family Weekends through December 2018.

The fun weekends include 2 nights of lodging, 2 days at Santa's Workshop, 2 nights of special entertainment, and more.

Entertainment & Attractions at the Theme Park:

  • Holiday Rides
  • Reindeer Barn
  • Peppermint Swing
  • Carousel
  • Santa's Candy Maker
  • Santa's Bake Shop
  • Magic Shows
  • Carolers
  • Kiddie Bobsleds
  • Nativity Pageant
  • Holiday Skits
  • Rowdy the Rascal Reindeer
  • Frosty the Snowman
  • Santa Claus
  • And Much More!

2018 Yuletide Family Weekends:

  1. November 16th - November 18th
  2. November 23rd - November 25th
  3. November 30th - December 2nd
  4. December 7th - December 9th
  5. December 14th - December 16th

Yuletide Family Weekends Info:

little gold decorations on Christmas tree

Yuletide Weekend visitors will receive special keepsakes to remember this magical North Pole weekend in the Adirondacks, including a color photograph of the family with Santa. Additionally, each child will receive a present selected for him/her by Santa Claus.

Lodging venues for these special weekends include hotels, motels, and inns in nearby Wilmington, just three miles from Santa's Workshop. This year, lodging options include:

  1. Alpine Country Inn & Suites
  2. Hungry Trout
  3. KOA Whiteface Campground
  4. North Pole Inn
  5. Wilderness Inn II
  6. The Ledge Rock at Whiteface

Each room comes with a holiday gift basket complete with treats and gifts. Not only that, but Santa will visit all of the host lodges over the course of the weekend.

For a personalized quote for your special weekend at the North Pole, call 1-800-806-0215 (518-946-2205) weekdays from 9:00am-4:00pm. Rates vary based on the number of guests in your party and your lodging facility.

Don't delay, these weekends fill up fast each year!

Can't Do a Weekend? Take a Day Trip!

Yes, that's right, you can take the kids up to the North Pole just for the day to enjoy all the festivities.

The park is open for day trips this year on weekends from November 17th - December 23rd, 2018 (10:00am-3:30pm). You can also visit on Black Friday, November 23rd, 2018.

The 2018 Village of Lights will be open on the following dates: 4:30pm-8:00pm on December 2nd, 9th, 16th, 20th, 21st, 22nd, and 23rd (entrance closes at 7:00pm).

General Admission:

  • Children (2-64) - $24.95
  • Young at Heart (65+) - $22.95
  • Children under 2 are FREE
  • Season Pass: Everyone (2+) - $79.95 / Children under 2 are FREE
  • Village of Lights Admission: Everyone (2+) - $12.95 per person / Children under 2 are FREE

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