Santa's Attendance Forecast

The fire pits and live music adds to the feel, especially on a cold night. - Ivy L.

Looking to plan your trip to Santa's Wonderland? Santa's Attendance Forecast is here to help! Use the calendar below to see attendance estimates based on past seasons.

To see our Health and Safety policies for our 2020 season, click here!

These are estimates only and are subject to change with weather and other factors.

Tips for Busier Nights:
- Arrive Early
- Purchase VIP Parking.
- Expect and prepare for longer wait times.

- Purchase a Hayride Express Pass or Ultimate Pass to reduce wait times!

- Enter at 4 PM on our Early Opening days!

- Some activities may sell-out early such as Santa and Snow Globes. 

- Some activities like Frostbites' Mountain & Snow Playground may experience longer wait times on our most popular evenings.

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Hayride at Santa's Wonderland



Beat the line with the Hayride Express Pass! These limited availability passes reserve a time period to get the fast access to Santa's Hayride Tours! Bring your pass to the Express line during your time slot and get ready to take a ride through millions of dazzling holiday lights!

Taxes and Fees are not included - Pass Holder must show up on time.

Each Hayride Express Pass is valid for one individual - Children 2 & under are Free!

Park Admission is not included

Frostbite's Mountain Couple



Reduce your wait times with the Ultimate Express Pass! This limited availability pass gets you faster access to the Hayride Tour, West Pole Express Train Ride, Frostbite's Snow Mountain, Mechanical Bull, and FREE admission to the petting zoo! Bring your pass to the Hayride Express line during your visit and be off to your Texas Christmas Celebrations faster than ever before!

Taxes and Fees are not included. Park admission is not included.

Ultimate Express Passes must be redeemed at the Express Pass Booth located inside the park.

The Ultimate Express Pass includes a Hayride Express Pass that can be redeemed ANYTIME throughout the night on your selected date.

Each Ultimate Express Pass is valid for one individual - Children 2 & under are Free!

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New for 2020, enjoy REAL outdoor ice skating at Illuminations Ice Arena. Grab a pair of skates and glide beneath the sparkling Christmas lights and Texas Stars! This ticket add-on will put a bow on top of your Texas Christmas celebrations!

Taxes and Fees are not included - Pass Holder must show up at least 15-minutes prior to reservation. Each Ice Skating Ticket is valid for one individual. Socks are mandatory. 

Participants must be able to walk and stand on their own without assistance.

Park Admission is not included.

Park hours & park operating days are subject to change without notice. Ticket prices and ticket options are subject to change without notice. Admission to the park may be denied due to park capacity. In the event of mechanical failure or inclement weather, Santa's Wonderland may close any of the attractions without notice. Ticket/Pass holders grant Santa's Wonderland the right to film, video or photograph ticket/pass holders for any purpose whatsoever without any payment or compensation of any kind.