Things To Do
It feels like the North Pole in Texas! - Rob. W
SEE THE LIGHTS
Santa's Hayride Tours
Santa's Hayride Tours offer the total quality Texas Christmas Experience! The views are absolutely spectacular with open visibility, festive holiday music, freshly bundled hay and raised seating for better views during your tour of millions of dazzling holiday lights.
No reservations are required! Hayride Tours are available every evening of the season RAIN or SHINE!
VIP Horse and Carriage Rides
Horse & Carriage Tours offer the V.I.P. Texas Christmas Experience at Santa's Wonderland in total class. Included in this fabulous experience are pearl white limo carriages pulled by beautiful Clydesdale and Percheron draft horses. Hot cocoa is provided and there is full visibility of the holiday light displays. Also included are surround sound holiday music, magical L.E.D. Christmas lighting and fabulous holiday décor displayed throughout the carriage.
Walk-ups are welcome but reservations have priority and are highly recommended!
Santa's Grand Entrance
Did you know that every day through Christmas, a few minutes after the park opens, Santa and Mrs. Claus arrive at Santa’s Wonderland and make a TEXAS sized entrance on a horse & carriage into Santa’s Town? It’s an amazing sight to see! The snow is falling and the sights and sounds of the holiday season create a one-of-kind Texas Christmas Experience! Come early folks! It’s a magic moment you don’t want to miss!
Santa and Frostbite have done the impossible! They've brought SNOW to Texas! Grab a tube and race down one of our furiously fun snow tubing lanes! Frostbite's Mountain is included with Admission! NOTE: The Snow Playground may experience longer wait times on Peak Nights! Riders must be 38" or taller and 3 years of age or older.
Come frolic in REAL Texas snow! Make snow angels, snowmen, snowballs, and snow-filled memories! Access to our Snow Playground is included with Admission! NOTE: The Snow Playground may experience longer wait times on Peak Nights! Snow Play Ground is available for all ages!
Does Santa spend more time in Texas? You’ll have to ask him yourself! Once inside town, head over to Santa’s Cottage, where you can sit and have a little visit. Have you ever seen a Texas Santa? Just look for the big black boots and the HUGE Texas cowboy hat!
Race Down the Toboggan Chute
And…Get ready for the most exhilarating ride you will take this winter! With twin roller lanes covered by a snow-covered tunnel, there is mystery and intrigue with lots of exciting action! Once inside, guests will bring their toboggan to the top of the slide and prepare to take flight. Frostbite’s Toboggan Chute is for kids up to 12 years of age only. Children must be at least 44” tall and no taller than 60”.
Naughty and Nice List
Visit Tinsel the Elf and find out if you're on Santa's Naughty or Nice list! Tinsel will present you with an official North Pole certificate that proclaims your Naughty or Nice List status!
Santa's Wonderland Kid's Train
Our lil' riders can enjoy our Kid's Train! Tucked beside, Santa's Cottage, enjoy a little journey in a train abundantly decked with Christmas lights! It's the perfect adventure before your visit with Santa!
Nightly Texas Snow
Does it snow in Texas? Well, it snows every night at Santa’s Wonderland! That’s right! Come and experience a Texas WHITE OUT at Santa’s Wonderland! You’ll absolutely enjoy capturing the wintery holiday photos with friends and family as our snow machines create the perfect White Christmas! “Let it snow!”
Food & Beverage
Got a Texas Sized Appetite? Perfect! There's a wide variety of Nostalgic Texas Foods to chose from inside Frost bites Food Village! Our fabulous Texas Foods are made daily only with fresh ingredients and ready to serve in TEXAS Sized Portions! Border Fajita Burritos, Texas BBQ and Homemade Pizza are just a few. And we serve The Biggest 1/2 Pound Burgers in the Lone Star State! For the sweeter side, there’s our “World famous” Cocoa, Funnel cakes, Fudge, Pies, Cinnamon Roasted Nuts and much more! There’s even Marshmallow S’more roasting, steamy Dutch Oven peach cobbler and ice cream cooked over an open fire at the chuck wagon. Come Hungry Y’all and we’ll feed you! Texas Style!
Listen to Live Music
Experience the Music at Santa’s Wonderland! Every evening, the most talented musicians in the Lone Star State perform your favorite sing-a-long Christmas tunes on our GIANT Texas stage. Dueling fiddles, big Texas base, sizzling guitars and amazing vocals make for an unforgettable evening to celebrate the season with friends and family! The SIGHTS of the lights and the SOUNDS of Christmas will definitely put you in the mood for the holidays!
Stop by Wonderland Winery and experience the unique Christmas holiday wines. These fabulous Texas holiday wines are made and bottled right here in the Lone Star State. You can’t buy it in stores, but you can do tastings of some amazing wines and take a seasonally holiday themed bottle home for Thanksgiving or Christmas with the family! Talk about Christmas cheer! Our festive wines also make the perfect holiday gift!
25,000sq Feet of Covered Shopping
Looking for that perfect gift this holiday season for family or a special friend? Looking for something unique, original and special? Santa’s Wonderland has it! Experience all the shops inside Santa’s Town, our Life-Sized nostalgic Texas Christmas Village. This unique village was built to resemble an old western Texas ghost town with overwhelming Christmas holiday décor! Find the perfect gift or sweet snack in the Mistletoe Mercantile and explore the unique find within the General Store!
Meet Marshall Frostbite
Santa's Wonderland has its own town marshal! It’s our 7ft tall, lovable mascot named Marshall Frostbite. Marshall Frostbite is a huge cuddly snowman dressed as a Texas Lawman and he is in charge of defending the “Spirit of Christmas”. Marshall Frostbite is available every evening inside Santa’s Town to meet kids of all ages. Photos with Marshall Frostbite are FREE! He’s waiting to meet you!
All little cowboys and cowgirls can be deputized by Rowdy, Marshall's right-hand man! Pledge to honor and defend the “Spirit of Christmas” and earn your deputy badge!
Texas Sized Snow Globe
Jump inside one of our TWO Giant Texas Sized Snow Globes for an experience you will never forget! Play in the snow during this special “one of a kind” photo opportunity. Sometimes life can be fun when turned upside down!
Reservations for snow globe photos should be made at the Snow Globe Station as soon as you arrive at the park!
Snow Globe Pictures are an additional cost and are not included with admission.
Lone Star Grand Illumination
Step underneath the massive Lone Star Grand Illumination and be surrounded by lights, music, and the ultimate Texas Gazebo! Take pictures around the display or snag a selfie beside the GIANT polar bear statues that stand guard!
Santa's Livestock and Rodeo Barn
Deep in the heart of Texas, Santa’s mechanical bull still remains one of the most popular and challenging activities at Santa’s Wonderland and you won’t want to miss it! His eyes glow and smoke rolls out of his nose as he awaits his challenge! Are you up for the 8-second bull ride! You’ll have a blast taking a bull ride in Texas under the Bright Lights and Big Texas Stars!
West Pole Express
Catch a ride and get ready for adventure on our new Texas sized trackless train called The West Pole Express! This amazing train is absolutely covered in hundreds of LED Christmas lights and transports folks of all ages on their own magical light-filled adventure inside Santa’s Wonderland. It’s an amazing experience!
GIANT Texas Flag
Take a priceless family photo in front of our GIANT Texas Flag! It's the perfect Christmas card or memento photo! Take your own photo for FREE or our park photographer can take one for you!
Hop on our Texas Longhorn and grab the most Texan photo possible by the horns! Take your own photo for FREE! Or just drop by to sit atop this MASSIVE longhorn!
If you feel like taking it easy or just warming up, sit for a spell around one of our warm and cozy campfires. Relax under the Texas stars while you enjoy our nightly live musical entertainment. There are so many amazing vantage points for you to take it all in and get in the mood for the holidays. Are you ready for Christmas in Texas?
Petting Zoo & Pony Rides
When you come to Texas you’re going to find all kinds of fun loving barn yard animals. Camels, sheep, goats, and deer are just a few and they're waiting to meet YOU! Admission to the petting zoo costs $4 and includes a cup of food. One adult may enter the zoo with each paying child. Pony rides cost $7. Y’all stop by to say hello and let the kids love on the sweet little cuddly friends of ours. Get your camera ready!
Christmas Classics on a Texas Sized Screen
If you love classic Christmas movies as much as we do, you can mosey on over to our Texas sized GIANT outdoor LED Movie Screen. It’s HUGE and you get to see some of the Christmas season’s funniest and most memorable movies of the holiday. These classic Christmas movies play on the GIANT LED screen daily, daytime or night time!
Chuck Wagon Sing-a-Long
Gather 'round the campfire at our Chuck Wagon stage and join in for a Sing-a-Long of your all-time Christmas Favorites!
Show your Christmas Spirit with festive holiday and Christmas face paints! Visit our artist, pick out your favorite design, and frolic around the park in perfect Christmas style!
Face painting is not included with admission.
Become Santa's Helper
You have a chance to share the Spirit of Christmas 365 days a year! Our Charity Partner, Lone Star Santas, is an organization that provides love and hope to victims of natural disaster. You can be Santa’s Helper by providing a new toy, gift card, or money to be distributed to those in need. For each donation of $10 value, we will give the giver a special wooden Santa’s Helper coin as well as 10% off all pictures and merchandise in Santa’s Cottage. Donations go directly to Lone Star Santas, a 501 CS organization, learn more here!
How to be Santa’s Helper
Donate a new toy, gift card, or money ($10 value) in Santa’s Cottage.
Receive the special wooden Santa’s Helper Coin.
Receive 10% off all pictures and merchandise in Santa’s Cottage.