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Holiday Family Fun at the Garden Factory
All activities take place indoors, as we turn our greenhouse into a wonderful winter carnival that is free from the snow.
There are rides, where kids can take a spin on the merry-go-round, among other attractions. Children who are enthralled by the model train are invited to ride the rails on a kid-sized train. There are arts, where clowns twist up balloon-animals for the kids. There are crafts, where kids can craft their own ornaments, sure to become a tradition on your tree for years to come. Or face painting, where kids can get bearded-up with paint to look like Santa.
Why, Santa himself takes part in the fun! Browse through a dense forest of artificial trees that leads to Santa Claus’ living room. And there, resting snuggly upon his chair is the man himself, every weekend in December (until Christmas, of course. The man has work to do!) Take advantage of this direct line to the North Pole and visit Santa with your Christmas list in hand so he can help make all of your holiday dreams come true. There are even several photo packages available to commemorate the occasion.