Please visit us at our new TRANSITION Visitor Center located at the back (north) end of the parking lot.

Christmas in the Park

Christmas is coming to the Park this year in all of its historical glory. Travel through Christmas pasts as we explore the customs and decorations from 1830s to the 1930s. Be sure to stop by the 1860s Ryon Prairie Home for a Christmas treat or visit Santa’s temporary workshop at the 1930s George Ranch Home & Cattle Complex. Special holiday activity classes will be held every Saturday through the month of December from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Visit with Santa

10:30 a.m. to Noon and 12:30 p.m.-3 p.m. at the 1930s George Ranch Home & Cattle Complex

Holiday Activity Classes

The holiday activity classes take place from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. and are $3 per person. Purchase craft class passes at the Visitor Center.

  • December 7 – Learn how to make 1930s pinecone gnomes
  • December 14 – String cranberries and popcorn like the Victorians
  • December 21 – Learn how to make 1860s Christmas crackers
  • December 28 – Try your hand at 1830s gunpowder painting

Please note that we are closed Christmas Eve and Christmas Day.