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Photos with Santa at Village Green
An event every day that begins at 12:00 am, repeating until December 24, 2019
Say “SANTA” with It’s a Wonderful Lifetime!
Lifetime is your destination for 24/7 Christmas movies, all season long! And to get you in the holiday spirit, Lifetime is giving the gift of 500 free photo packages so your festive family photos with Santa can be remembered for a lifetime. Sign up for your free photo package from November 8, 2019 to November 27, 2019. And to keep the season merry and bright, share your holiday moments for a chance to win up to $2,000 shipping spree! Use #LifetimeSantaSweepstakes, #ItsAWonderfulLifetime and Tag @LifetimeTV to enter. Free photo packages are provided to the first 500 guests that register with Lifetime and make a Santa photo reservation.
Packages & Details
Traditional Photo Packages | Sunday – Thursday Only
Celebrate the season with precious photos in Santa’s Vintage Airstream.
Package A – Digital and Print for $49.99
Digital Files (up to 3 photos), (4) 5×7, (2) 4×6, (4) 3×5, (4) Wallet
Package B – Digital Files Only for $44.99, until December 14 when the price goes up to $47.99
Package C – Prints Only for $39.99
(1) 3×5, (1) 5×7, (2) 4×6, (2) Wallet
Luxe Photo Package | Friday – Saturday Only for $69.99
Cherish traditional photos with Santa, plus choose from one of three exclusive experiences. Magical moments will be captured and provided digitally upon completion of your visit. Plus, bring home an exclusive keepsake ornament.
Tea Time with Santa: Pinkies up! Spend extra time with Santa sipping pretend tea and sharing stories.
Train Time with Santa: Choo choo! Spend quality time playing trains with Santa.
Story Time with Santa: Dreaming of sugar plums? The holidays wouldn’t be complete without a classic story. Hear Santa read one of your favorites!
Santa Photo Operating Hours:
MON-SAT: 10:00 AM-8:00 PM, BREAK: 3:00 PM-4:00 PM
SUN: 11:00 AM-6:00 PM, BREAK: 3:00 PM-3:45 PM
CLOSED FOR THANKSGIVING
BLACK FRI (11/29): 9:00 AM-9:00 PM, 1ST BREAK: 1:00 PM-2:00 PM, 2ND BREAK: 5:00 PM-6:00 PM
BLACK SAT (11/30): 9:00 AM-9:00 PM, 1ST BREAK: 1:00 PM-2:00 PM, 2ND BREAK: 5:00 PM-6:00 PM
MON-SAT (12/14-12/21): 9:00 AM-9:00 PM, 1ST BREAK: 1:00 PM-2:00 PM, 2ND BREAK: 5:00 PM-6:00 PM
SUN (12/22): 9:00 AM-9:00 PM, 1ST BREAK: 1:00 PM-2:00 PM, 2ND BREAK: 5:00 PM-6:00 PM
MON (12/23): 9:00 AM-9:00 PM, 1ST BREAK: 1:00 PM-2:00 PM, 2ND BREAK: 5:00 PM-6:00 PM
CHRISTMAS EVE 9:00 AM-5:00 PM, BREAK: 1:00 PM-2:00 PM
All events will be reviewed before publishing to the calendar. Event approval usually occurs on Wednesdays; if you need your event to be reviewed before then, please email Annie at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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