Dutch Winter Wonderland

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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Dutch Winter Wonderland Includes:

Rides - Over 20 themed rides and family-friendly attractions!

The Royal Light Show - Thousands of twinkling lights dancing to music!

Santa Claus! - Meet our favorite jolly friend through December 22nd!*

*Santa will be in Merlin's Restaurant to listen to Christmas wishes and take photos each operating day of Dutch Winter Wonderland through December 22nd. Hours: 3-9pm Saturdays, 3-8pm Sundays. Santa usually takes a break to refuel with milk and cookies from about 5:30-6pm each evening.

Toys for Tots Drive

Dutch Wonderland is proud to partner with Toys for Tots to host a toy drive benefiting children in the Lancaster area! Children 12 and under who bring a new, unwrapped gift from 3-9pm on Saturday, November 23 will receive one complimentary admission ticket to Dutch Winter Wonderland, to be used that day or any operating day through the end of the year!

Red train illustration. Toys For Tots written on each train car.

Cookies With Santa!

Join Santa and the Dutch Wonderland Royal Court for cookies and milk to celebrate the holiday season! Spend time with Santa Claus, Princess Brooke, The Knight of Safety, Merlin, and Duke the Dragon in Merlin's magical Restaurant before you visit Dutch Winter Wonderland!

Santa Claus smiling and holding two cups of hot cocoa in front of assorted holiday decor

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Cookies With Santa Includes - Visit with Santa Claus, a voucher for a 5x7 photo with the big man himself, and delicious holiday treats (cookie decorating, reindeer snacks, milk, hot cocoa, and coffee)!

Dates/Times: Friday - Nov. 29 from 4:00-5:00pm
Saturdays - Nov. 30, Dec. 7, 14, and 21 from 2:00-3:00pm
Sunday - Dec. 22 from 2:00-3:00pm
Location: Merlin's Restaurant, inside the Dutch Wonderland Castle

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 Reservation will be permitted to enter Merlin's restaurant during the event.

Group Rates!


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

Purchase seven (7) days prior to your visit date and earn one (1) FREE ticket with every 10 tickets purchased!

Walk ups available! - walk ups do not qualify for free additional tickets.

Click here for additional details and to book your group!

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

Lit up holiday trees and star decorations in front of Merlin's Mayhem roller coaster