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Santa's Workshop

Santa Claus is coming soon to town! Join us on Thursday, Nov. 30 at the Imagination Station for the Vail Recreation District's free annual Santa's Workshop. Reserve your time slot from 3:30 to 7:30 p.m. so your little ones can tell Santa their holiday wishes!

To reserve your time with Santa, visit the registration link on the right and choose ONE of the available 10-minute time slots. Register as ONE family by selecting only one person during your purchase. Each family will have approximately three minutes to visit with Santa, as there will be multiple families per time slot. Please arrive at the beginning of your reserved time slot, or arrive earlier to participate in the holiday crafts before visiting with Santa.

Santa's Workshop is free for children of all ages! Kids can visit and have their photo taken with Santa; then we'll print the picture and give it to you to take home. Before or after your Santa visit, you can design a picture frame and work on a holiday-themed craft. "We are holding this event a little earlier this year, on November 30, so that families can take advantage of making cherished Christmas gifts!" says Sara Eaton, VRD Community Programming Director.

Eaton notes that Santa's Workshop is a beloved annual tradition in the valley that brings joy to both local and visiting families. "This delightful event is a highlight of the year, where children can share their Christmas wishes with Santa, engage in fun and festive crafting activities and create meaningful memories!" says Eaton.

Vail Recreation District's Imagination Station is located above the Lionshead Welcome Center, on the south side of the Lionshead parking structure and on the Town of Vail's free in-town shuttle system. The Imagination Station offers year-round opportunities including art and science projects and new virtual reality experiences.

For more information, call VRD Community Programming at 970-479-2292 or email

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