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‘Tis the season for holiday spirit at Cheekwood! From Santa portraits and live reindeer, gingerbread house workshops and festive music, to elaborately decorated trees and creative art activities - the end of the year is a fun and festive time at Cheekwood. Join us to make wonderful memories and start a lasting holiday tradition with your family!

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November 29 - December 21
Saturdays & Sundays, 10:00 am – 2:00 pm

Create a masterpiece, customize a cookie, pose with Santa and more every weekend during the holiday season. All activities and events are free with gate admission unless otherwise noted.

Drop-In Studio: Holiday ‘ART’ivities
Create cool crafts and warm memories with the whole family in our drop-in art studios.

Cookie Decorating
Sprinkle your own custom design on a deliciously iced holiday cookie!

LIVE Reindeer!
Get up close and personal with two of Santa’s trusted North Pole companions.

Portraits with Santa in his Workshop
Visit Santa in his North Pole Workshop and leave with a one-of-a-kind professional souvenir photo. Additional fees apply.

Museum Concert Series
Enjoy live music in the Museum from 2:00 - 3:30 p.m. during Cheekwood Holiday Weekends.


Make plans to gather at Cheekwood this holiday season for crafty, casual fun and delightfully dressed-up events.


Thursday, December 11
6:00 – 9:00 pm
$50 members / $67 non-members

Plan a creative, “adults-night-out” holiday get-together for you and your friends! Enjoy light bites and a cash bar in Massey Auditorium while you decorate a one-of-a-kind gingerbread house to take home. Gingerbread kits and additional candy buffet will be provided.  Click here to register.


Saturday, November 29
Saturday, December 6
Saturday, December 13
10:00 am – 12:00pm

$45 members / $60 non-members (price per house)
Create magical memories with your little ones as you learn to decorate your own gingerbread house! Cheekwood’s creative team will be on hand to provide tips as you work on your fully edible gingerbread house for the holidays. Upon completion, your house will be boxed to take home safely so it can be enjoyed throughout the season. Click here to register!


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