Merry Christmas

Christmas Town will return on Nov. 23, 2012.

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  • Santa's Fireside Feast

    Santa's Fireside Feast

    Location: Ireland

    The grand dining room of Castle O’Sullivan springs to life as Santa and Mrs. Claus host the most intimate and exclusive event of the season, Santa’s Fireside Feast. Guests gather cozily around the majestic castle as . . .

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  • Mistletoe Marketplace

    Mistletoe Marketplace

    Location: Germany

    Merriment and cheer abound in Germany amid the hustle and bustle of local artisans and crafts in our traditional outdoor German market, Mistletoe Marketplace. This outdoor market provides guests an opportunity to fi . . .

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  • Santa's Workshop

    Santa's Workshop

    Location: North Pole

    Create memories that will last a lifetime at Christmas Town. Catch a sneak peek of Santa and Mrs. Claus through the snow covered windows of his North Pole workshop. Excitement builds as families peer through a paned . . .

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  • Highland Stables

    Highland Stables

    Location: Scotland

    Travel back to simpler times and explore the Scottish countryside under a star-filled wintery sky during Christmas Town. No trip to the holiday celebration is complete without a visit to the Highland Stables featuri . . .

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  • Ice Palace: A Penguin Paradise

    Ice Palace: A Penguin Paradise

    Location: France

    Guests can explore an enhanced ice-themed world with dazzling lights, snow and an up-close encounter with live penguins. . . .

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  • Polar Pathway

    Polar Pathway

    Location: Italy

    Christmas Town just got a whole lot brighter. Polar Pathway turns Escape from Pompeii into breathtaking waterfalls of light. The smell of pine trees in the crisp frosty air welcomes visitors to this winter wonderlan . . .

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  • Miracles

    Miracles

    Location: Italy

    Join Busch Gardens for an uplifting celebration of the spirit of Christmas in the Il Teatro di San Marco Theatre. This passionate production in Italy fuses classical and contemporary styles through powerful movement . . .

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  • Deck The Halls

    Deck The Halls

    Location: Germany

    Warm up inside Das Festhaus with a live musical tribute to Christmas traditions, and create new ones with your family this holiday season. Fondest Christmas memories come alive as family and friends celebrate t . . .

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  • Gloria!

    Gloria!

    Location: Ireland

    The greatest story ever told comes to life as only Busch Gardens can imagine. This all-new production will reach your soul and leave your heart singing. An ensemble of the park’s finest musicians and singers shines . . .

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  • O Tannenbaum

    O Tannenbaum

    Location: Germany

    The culmination of your Christmas Town experience unfolds in a larger than life format with the spectacular lightshow, O Tannenbaum, in Oktoberfest, Germany. O Tannenbaum features an iconic 50-foot Christmas tree li . . .

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  • A Sesame Street Christmas

    A Sesame Street Christmas

    Location: England

    Gather the family in the Globe Theatre for a production of “A Sesame Street Christmas” where Abby Cadabby learns about giving and sharing with friends and family during the holiday season. Children young a . . .

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  • The Little Balloons

    The Little Balloons

    Location: Italy

    Celebrate the holidays at Christmas Town and soar high over Italy in this KIDsiderate favorite. . . .

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  • Europe in the Air

    Europe in the Air

    Location: Ireland

    The whole family can enjoy a holiday vacation in just five minutes on Europe in the Air. This high-tech simulator takes guests on a fun-filled journey across the terrain, over the seas and through the air over Europ . . .

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  • Flight of Lights

    Flight of Lights

    Location: England

    This exciting sky-high ride provides guests with a scenic tour of the world’s most beautiful park. The whole family can enjoy the best view of Christmas Town with a complete loop around the entire park while relaxin . . .

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  • Kinder Karussel

    Kinder Karussel

    Location: North Pole

    No trip to the North Pole is complete without a ride on the Kinder Karussel. Restored to its original condition, this antique Herschell Carousel features 36 hand-carved ponies and two double-bench chariots. It's per . . .

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  • Le Catapult

    Le Catapult

    Location: New France

    Hang on and watch the bright lights of Christmas Town swirl around as you swing, rock and ricochet from corner to corner. . . .

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  • Mach Tower

    Mach Tower

    Location: Germany

    Get a Santa-eye view of the 5 million twinkling lights at Busch Gardens’ Christmas Town from the park’s newest thrill ride, Mäch Tower. Riders are lifted 240 feet above Oktoberfest and dropped at breathtaking speed. . . .

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  • The Battering Ram

    The Battering Ram

    Location: Italy

    Gather your family and friends for an exhilarating ride on the Battering Ram. This enormous pendulum ride reaches higher and higher in the beautiful night sky. . . .

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  • Alpengeist

    Alpengeist

    Location: Germany

    German villagers have long told stories about a legendary snow beast they call Alpengeist, the Ghost of the Alps. Like any good ghost story, it's what you don't see coming that scares you the most. Meet Alpengeist. . . .

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  • Der Wirbelwind

    Der Wirbelwind

    Location: Germany

    Bundle up for this Busch Gardens classic, Der Wirbelwind, swings guests to harrowing heights. . . .

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  • Li'l Clydes

    Li'l Clydes

    Location: Scotland

    This KIDsiderate attraction, situated in the quaint Scottish countryside, is the perfect size for Busch Gardens’ youngest guests. . . .

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  • Tweedside Train Station

    Tweedside Train Station

    Location: Scotland

    Situated in the beautiful Scottish countryside of Scotland, guests can climb aboard one of Busch Gardens’ three steam-powered locomotives at the Tweedside Train Station. Bundle up with the family to enjoy a 20-minut . . .

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  • Mistletoe Marketplace

    Mistletoe Marketplace

    Location: Germany

    Merriment and cheer abound in Germany amid the hustle and bustle of local artisans and crafts in our traditional outdoor German market, Mistletoe Marketplace. This outdoor market provides guests an opportunity to fi . . .

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  • Das Festhaus Gifts

    Das Festhaus Gifts

    Location: Germany

    You can find a little bit of everything for that special someone on your list at Das Festhaus Gifts. Das Festhaus Gifts carries everything related to Christmas from apparel, souvenirs, plush gifts and candy. . . .

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  • The Bitter Root Company Store

    The Bitter Root Company Store

    Location: New France

    Just a few doors down from The Caribou Pottery, nestled in the evergreen forest of New France, visit The Bitter Root Company Store. Shop from our selection of monogrammed scarves, bags and leather items for that spe . . .

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  • German Gifts

    German Gifts

    Location: North Pole

    Sip on traditional German Gluhwein as you shop for German steins and Bavarian clocks at German Gifts. This shop is an irresistible stop you’ll be glad you made this holiday season. . . .

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  • Toys o’ the Leprechaun

    Toys o’ the Leprechaun

    Location: Ireland

    Christmas comes to life for the young and young at heart at Toys o’ the Leprechaun. This is a place full of playful Christmas gifts to delight and inspire the imagination. Toys o’ the Leprechaun is overflowing with . . .

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  • The Christmas Town Shoppe

    The Christmas Town Shoppe

    Location: England

    The Christmas Town Shoppe offers personalized ornaments and toys for everyone on your list including Christmas Town souvenirs and stocking stuffers. . . .

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  • Emerald Isle Gifts

    Emerald Isle Gifts

    Location: Ireland

    Amidst the perfect holiday winter wonderland, make sure to visit Ireland for those great holiday must-haves. Emerald Isle Gifts is the place for Irish scarves, sweaters, hats and fine jewelry. . . .

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  • Der Marktplatz

    Der Marktplatz

    Location: Germany

    Celebrate Christmas Town with Busch Gardens at Der Marktplatz, a traditional marketplace where you will find the latest Christmas Town apparel along with a variety of unique gifts and tasty snacks. Discover delightf . . .

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  • Trappers Smokehouse

    Trappers Smokehouse

    Location: New France

    C'est magnifique! Trappers Smokehouse features traditional Christmas treats and family favorites. Journey in New France through an evergreen forest nestled with cabins and rustic antiquities. Rekindle the exciting s . . .

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  • Tastes of Christmas Town

    Tastes of Christmas Town

    Location: Germany

    Experience a taste of Christmas Town and enjoy early entry into the holiday celebration. This dining experience also includes reserved seating for Deck the Halls, one of Christmas Town’s signature performances. Enjo . . .

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  • M. Sweets Confectionary Factory

    M. Sweets Confectionary Factory

    Location: England

    Gather your friends and family and enjoy a sweet holiday treat at M. Sweets Confectionary Factory in England and embark on a journey through Christmas Town. . . .

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  • Grogan's Grill

    Grogan's Grill

    Location: Ireland

    Dine amongst a dazzling holiday festival at Grogran’s Grill in Ireland. Grogan’s Grill offers delectable treats that will satisfy any appetite with six different hearty soups and hand-carved turkey sandwiches. . . .

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  • La Grande Glace

    La Grande Glace

    Location: France

    Stroll to Grande Glace in the France section of the park for fresh cookies, brownies, and Busch Gardens’ signature Christmas Town sundae. Enjoy your cone as you explore a winter wonderland in France. . . .

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  • Santa's Fireside Feast

    Santa's Fireside Feast

    Location: Ireland

    The grand dining room of Castle O’Sullivan springs to life as Santa and Mrs. Claus host the most intimate and exclusive event of the season, Santa’s Fireside Feast. Guests gather cozily around the majestic castle as . . .

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  • Ristorante della Piazza

    Ristorante della Piazza

    Location: Italy

    Friends and family will delight in the Christmas spirit as they gather around the holiday table at Ristorante della Piazza for a classic Italian Christmas dinner. Casual home-cooking and simple pleasures meet elegan . . .

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  • Squire's Grille

    Squire's Grille

    Location: England

    In England, the air is filled with the sights and smells of mouthwatering Christmas goodies. Squire’s Grille, tucked quietly away like a treasure in our English town square provides a quick bite in regal surrounding . . .

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  • Beste Brezeln und Bier

    Beste Brezeln und Bier

    Location: Germany

    Add a twist to your holiday traditions at Beste Brezeln und Bier, the park’s new pretzel shop in the Oktoberfest village. Enjoy traditional hand-twisted pretzels along with holiday-inspired pretzel creations and sne . . .

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  • Das Festhaus

    Das Festhaus

    Location: Germany

    Dine in grand style at Das Festhaus while enjoying the irresistible dance rhythms and sing-a-long songs of the holidays in Busch Gardens’ 2,000-seat festival hall. Germany provides guests with dining opportunities t . . .

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  • Grogan's Pub

    Grogan's Pub

    Location: Ireland

    Step back in time in this old-fashioned neighborhood pub and join the townspeople of Killarney as they celebrate Christmas with heart, music and playful surprises. Pull up a stool at the massive, hand-carved antique . . .

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  • Santa's Fireside Feast

    Christmas Town Tours

    Experience the best of Christmas Town all in one night with exclusive Christmas Town tours. Enjoy front-of-the-line access to Santa's Workshop and other attractions, reserved seating at the most sensational shows of the season and even a special meet and greet with live penguins at Ice Palace: A Penguin Paradise. The Christmas Town Insider Tour and Christmas Town VIP Tour will have you saying, "Now this is Christmas." . . .
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Christmas Town Update

Santa and his elves have headed back to the North Pole but Christmas Town will return in November. We hope to see you then.