Wednesday, November 28, 2012

Santa's Wonderland: Giveaway!!!

Over the Thanksgiving Holiday weekend we had the opportunity to visit
the magical Christmas experience that is Santa's Wonderland!
Nestled just off the freeway in Irvine - at 2719 White Road - is a place
where your childhood dreams of visiting the North Pole and seeing Santa's
workshop can become a reality.

Santa's elves greeted us at the door and led us to the main room where
we were introduced to this Christmas dreamland and told about all
the amazing things there were to experience.
The kids wanted to head upstairs to find the Snow Room,
but were enchanted by Gingy's Gingerbread House Making on the way.

So we stopped to fulfill candy dreams and sweet tooth wishes with the help
of a very kind elf.
The kids loved decorating their own gingerbread houses by choosing their own candies,
squeezing out the frosting and making them look just so.

Then it was off to the Snow Room - which was pure magic for these Southern Californian kids.
They made snow angels, played with arctic animals, and just generally
enjoyed the magical twinkling of the lights in the frosty synthetic snow.

We found Santa's stables and met the reindeer.
The kids even got to ride one of them!
We took a tour through Mischief Maze and wrote our letters to Santa
and checked out the elves putting the finishing touches on the Cityscape Light Show.
Then a friendly elf gave us a tour of the Control Room and challenged JT to a
toy packaging race to see who could get Santa's toys ready to go the quickest.

We hit up the Reindeer Games on the way to Elf Makeover Magic.
Here the kids checked out what it takes to look like an elf and then got
their faces painted by one of the elf beauty experts.
Isabella chose snowflakes and JT wanted to be a reindeer.

The Elf Academy leads participants through several challenges to earn the
right to be called an Honorary Elf.
And what would Santa's Wonderland be without Santa?
The kids first met with an elf to see if they were on the Naughty or Nice list,
and once they received their Nice seal of approval they were off to
see Santa and have their pictures taken with the special guy.

You can even check out Santa's office while you're there.

The experience was amazing and we all had a wonderful time.
We spent a full 2 hours - at least - discovering all the Santa's Wonderland had to offer.

Santa's Wonderland is located at 2719 White Road in Irvine.
You can purchase tickets HERE.

Use the code MOMS10OFF for $10 off
The code is good for tickets purchased for
M-F 10:00am-6:00pm December 3rd-December 31st.
The tickets must be purchased by November 30th.
I'm so excited to be able to give away 2 tickets to Santa's Wonderland.
One lucky winner will win two tickets!!!!
a Rafflecopter giveaway

Disclosure: We were invited by Santa's Wonderland to attend and experience the magic. I attended because I was wanted to create fun memories with my family. I received admission for free. All thoughts & opinions are mine.


Knotts Scary Farm 2019 said...

My mom would take me to the Nutcracker! :-)

Gluten For Punishment said...

I would take my husband to see The Nutcracker. It's payback time for having to go to all the gearhead car shows with him.

PerfectlyHappy said...

I would love to take my kids and bestie!

PerfectlyHappy said...

Awesome! I would love to take my kiddos and bestie

Anonymous said...

How fun and so close! Can't wait to see it!

Anonymous said...

My kids would love this!

Unknown said...

I'd want to do the cookie decorating with my son. ;)

mrsuribe said...

I can't wait to take my kids. It looks like for for older and younger kids.

mrsuribe said...

I can't wait to take my kids. I think my older and younger kids will love it.

Matt and Christine Smith said...

My little guy is obsessed with Santa. Seeing Santa's office and Santa himself would be magical to him!


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