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Christmas in the Country... Santa's Lookout!

Part of the magic at Santa’s Lookout is our interaction with the kids. We have costume characters and a live reindeer display… plus activities for the little ones as well. Here is a quick rundown of some of those activities to help you plan your visit.

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What You Need To Know


Tickets for the Lookout Express train ride MUST be purchased in advance… seating is limited. The time slot you select is for the train departure time… NOT your arrival time. You’re encouraged to arrive at least 15 minutes prior to your departure time. General admission tickets are only available on site but those DO NOT include the train ride or entrance into the main lights event. However they do offer the chance to meet Santa, purchase a photo with him or pose for a photo the Grinch. (additional charge) You can also meet some of the other characters walking around the Lookout for FREE!

Festive Things To Do

Santa | Santa will be here weekends plus select nights Christmas week through Christmas eve. It’s free for the kids to meet Santa, but photos are only taken by our photographer and available for purchase on-line while purchasing your ‘Lookout Express Ticket’ or at the event.

Letters to Santa | Kids can write a letter to Santa and drop it in the mailbox during the visit.  

The Grinch | Our green meanie is the talk of the town… and you can meet him this season. but be warned he is extra cranky!

Costume Characters | We have a variety of costume characters nightly.. from Bumbles to Elsa to Frosty you never know who you are going to run into!

Cookie Decorating | Kids & Adults alike can get festively creative and decorate a cookie (for a small additional charge)

Santa’s Coloring Station | Kids can color a picture of the Lookout Express… a great keepsake to remember the 2022 holiday season. 

Live Reindeer | Meet Ginger (short for Gingerbread)… one of Santa’s favorite reindeer – take as many pictures as you like – no access inside the pen. ( Ginger Leaves us on 12/22 so Wednesday 21st Dec is the last chance to see her before she goes to work! ) 

Concessions | We have plenty of sweet treats & refreshments located right inside our holiday pavilion (Available for Purchase)

Campfire | Weather permitting we’ll have a campfire nightly… great for s’mores or roasting a hot dog.

(Available to purchase then roast or toast away!)

Honey Bear Cabin | Located inside the train station – kids can select a furry friend.. our staff will assist with the stuffing to bring your toy to life. (Additional charge)

Gift Shop | Located inside the train station.

For questions please contact us at [email protected] or call

Santa’s Lookout Hotline: 270-622-8171