"Dutch" The Halls!

Dutch Winter Wonderland is a fun, winter wonderland event featuring themed rides, special entertainment, warm holiday drinks, and The Royal Lights Show! Take in thousands of twinkling lights as the kingdom is fully decorated for a truly royal holiday! A Dutch Wonderful season has just arrived!

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Full Price





Light up trees in front of Merlin's Mayhem roller coaster

Select Dates in November & December

Royal holiday fun is returning for the 2021 Season! Soak in thousands of lights, strap into over 20 rides and attractions, even meet Santa himself. It's time to celebrate the season with the family at Dutch Winter Wonderland!

Do you have Season Passes?
The following Season Passes are eligible for admission into Dutch Winter Wonderland!

  • 2022 Gold & Platinum Season Passes
  • 2020/2021 Premium Season Passes
  • Click here for a full list of our calendar and hours!

    A Royal Wonderland!

    Admire a fully decorated park with thousands of twinkling lights and Santa Clause! Get in the spirit of the holidays here at the kingdom and celebrate the most joyous time of year! Cross the drawbridge and wrap up some family time this season!

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    Light arch in front of coaster

    The Gift of Rides

    Wrap up your holidays with over 20 of your favorite rides and attractions all decked out for the holidays! Admire all the kingdom's lights on our holiday train ride, drive some "sleighs" on the Bumper Cars, or spin and swirl on the Turtle Whirl! It's truly a gift of wonder at Dutch Winter Wonderland!

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    Additional Weekend Fun!

    We're celebrating the season with added fun throughout Dutch Winter Wonderland! Check out these exclusive weekend events below!

    Cotton Candy Weekend
    Saturday & Sunday, Dec. 4 & 5
    Join us Dec. 4 & 5 for the sweetest weekend of the season! Sip up a magical cherry cotton candy "Sparkle Drop Mocktail" available at Penley's Pub! Plus, snack on this weekend's exclusive Toasted Marshmallow flavored cotton candy! Did someone also say Glow Cotton Candy? It's time to spin up some fun here at the kingdom!

    Give Back Weekend
    Saturday & Sunday, Dec. 11 & 12
    We're partnering with the Sweet Pea Project to give back to our community. Donate a new store-bought baby blanket and receive FREE PARKING. You're Pass already gets that? Get a Dutch Winter Wonderland Buddy Ticket valid for that day instead!
    (Each Passholder is able to receive one ticket per day regardless of the number of blankets donated.)

    Lancaster Craft Market
    Saturday & Sunday, Dec. 18 & 19
    Join us Dec. 18 & 19 as we partner with Discover Lancaster to host local vendors and their works here at the kingdom. These royal treasures are available this weekend only!

    Duke's Diamond New Years
    Friday, Dec. 31
    Bring in the new year with a truly royal celebration! Join Duke for this exclusive kids new year party. Watch the diamond drop, enjoy a juice box toast, and boogie with Duke himself!

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    Cookies and Dutch Winter Wonderland cup in Santa's Workshop

    Cookies With Santa

    Join Santa for cookies, cocoa, milk, coffee, and brownies to celebrate the holiday season! Spend time with the big man himself in Merlin's magical Restaurant and get a commemorative photo before you visit Dutch Winter Wonderland*!


    Event Sold Out  Santa will still be visiting all Dutch Winter Wonderland guests daily during park hours through Dec. 24.

    Visit Dates
    2:00 PM - 3:00 PM on the following dates:
    Saturday, November 27
    Saturday, December 4
    Saturday, December 11
    Saturday, December 18

    *Admission to Dutch Winter Wonderland is required to attend Cookies with Santa. Only guests with both a Dutch Winter Wonderland admission and a Cookies with Santa Ticket will be permitted to attend the event. All guests are required to have a Cookies with Santa Ticket in order to enter the event room and attend the event.

    Group Rates!

    Treat your whole group to a holiday experience at Dutch Winter Wonderland!

    Purchase up to 24 hours in advance and earn one (1) FREE ticket with every 15 tickets purchased! Groups of 15-60, tickets are printed at home so that you are able to enjoy your holiday adventure at the park faster. Groups over 61 will pick up their tickets at Guest Services located inside the Castle Gift Shop.

    Walk ups available! - walk ups do not qualify for free additional tickets and do not receive the online group rate.

    *Minimum purchase of 15 tickets to qualify for group rate.

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    A Winter Wonderland awaits!