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11/15/18 - 11/19/18
12:00 am - 11:59 pm
$0.00 per session
*Only 1 booking necessary per family 🙂 PLEASE CALL FOR LAST MINUTE AVAILABILITY!
When you were a child, what was the most magical part of the holiday season?
For me, it was trying to stay awake in hopes of catching a glimpse of Santa as he snuck down my grandma’s chimney or placed gifts under the tree. We would travel to Evansville from Texas for the holidays and I slept on the couch, in clear view of the Christmas tree, every Christmas Eve.
To this day, I’m still not sure how he did it.
I can tell you this, though, the EXACT SAME Santa (no joke) that would place gifts under my tree for me so many years ago is going to be visiting in November to test out toys with some of the local kiddos.
Santa’s Secret Workshop is our biggest set of mini sessions each year! These sessions are reserved way in advance, usually during the summer or early fall, and allow for children to get to spend a half hour with Santa Claus, himself! Invitations and “security badges” are sent from the north pole a few weeks before your session and upon your arrival at his secret satellite location, a security elf will come out and greet you and check everyone’s security clearance. Occasionally, he has to radio into the big guy himself and it’s always fun for the little ones to hear Santa on the walkies! There is a long buffer between families so there is really a sense of special treatment!
Once inside, Santa makes a grand entrance and for the next half hour, the kiddos get to look for their names on Santa’s nice list, eat some milk and cookies, help test out or fix some toys, and just generally hang out with one of the coolest guys they’ll ever meet. It’s fun for the entire family and the memories last a lifetime. We have a few families who have come every year since its inception and look forward to it as soon as the weather starts to turn. If you’re interested in a spot, please register below and email us at firstname.lastname@example.org if you have any questions!
Families that visit the workshop will receive a letter from Santa about 1-3 weeks prior to their session detailing what to wear, where to go, what to bring, etc. The session lasts a full 30 minutes (from the time you walk in) and is guided by Santa and the children in the photos. Santa and his elves give each child a gift upon their exit and families receive 5 high-res digital files.
For us, the experience is just as important, if not more, than the photos themselves.
Upgrades are available and include the entire experience, wall art, books, slideshows, and fun things like Christmas cards.
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This event is fully booked.