If the kiddos need some FREE holiday magic head over to a reimagined Santa’s Wonderland at Bass Pro Shops and Cabela’s (Thornton & Lone Tree) which runs November 7 through December 24. This has been one of the best free events in town area and the outdoor retailers continue the tradition of in-person visits with Santa, live elves, snowmen, reindeer and take-home craft kits.
Santa’s Wonderland operates from store opening to closing. Kids can get a FREE 4×6 photo taken with Santa, printed while customers wait, as well as a FREE custom digital video to share on social media. Other photo packages are available for purchase and instant print in the store.
In addition, families can mail their letter to Santa and bring home FREE holiday craft activity kits.
Make Your Reservations Online
The BIG change this year — Reservations are a MUST!!! Advance reservations can be made starting Monday, November 2.
Safely Sharing the Wonder of Christmas
Here’s a quick video of what the experience looks like this year:
Through an innovative contactless visit with Santa and a variety of health measures, Santa’s Wonderland will prioritize everyone’s safety while allowing kids and families to share their Christmas wishes directly with Santa Claus.
The enormous destination stores — home to massive aquariums and giant wildlife displays — offer plenty of space for immersive family fun, with safety precautions designed to be easy and fun for all ages. Key elements include:
Free Digital Reservations: Advance digital reservations are required for all guests and can be made online. Spots are limited to allow appropriate physical distancing and additional cleaning.
Temperature Screening: All families and team members will complete temperature screening with a non-contact thermometer prior to entering Santa’s Wonderland.
Magic Santa Shield: An innovative, glare-free clear protective barrier will be in place between Santa and families at all times to allow for a contactless experience. The shield is cleaned and sanitized between each visit.
Physical Distancing: Families will standby in a designated area away from other shoppers with fun winter wonderland-themed floor decals and signage to ensure a safe distance.
Santa’s Sanitation Squad: Santa’s team of elves will clean all surfaces between each visit and frequently ensure all safety measures are being implemented correctly.
Face coverings: All team members throughout the store are required to wear face coverings. Customer requirements vary by location based on local public health guidelines.
Hours vary throughout the season, with special hours on Thanksgiving and Christmas Eve. The schedule is the same at all three locations.
Bass Pro Shops — Northfield at Stapleton, 7970 Northfield Blvd., Denver.
Cabela’s Lone Tree — 10670 Cabela Dr., Lone Tree.
Cabela’s Thornton — 14050 Lincoln St., Thornton.