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Christmas Attractions

  • Merry Marketplace

    NEW - Merry Marketplace

    Make magical winter memories at the all new Merry Marketplace, located in Oscar’s Wacky Taxi courtyard. Enjoy tasty treats of the season including specialty hot chocolate and kettle corn, as you browse unique gifts and holiday items. Selections include holiday ornaments and TOMS® shoes, which can be personalized for any person on your gift list! Warm up next to a fire tower as you listen to carolers performing on the gazebo stage. The all new Merry Marketplace is the perfect place to enjoy family time this holiday season!

  • Rudolph & Friends

    Meet Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer

    Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer is spending the holiday season with us! The lovable reindeer along with his friends Clarice and Bumble will be available for photos with guests. The fun doesn’t stop there; try your luck by playing our three all – new games of skill!

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  • Christmas Storytime

    Christmas Storytime

    Gather on the Storytime carpet and hear a special Christmas story with one of your favorite Sesame Street® friends that is sure to put you in the holiday spirit.  Then, be sure to stay after the story for the chance to give a hug and take a photo with your one of your furry friends from Sesame Street®!


    Storytime will take place in Mr. Hooper's Emporium located next to the Sunny Day Carousel!

  • Furry Workshop

    Santa's Furry Workshop

    In addition to the great character photos that you have come to expect at Sesame Place® Santa Claus will also be available to pose for family photos. Trader Bert’s is transformed into Santa’s Furry Workshop, where guests can create memories that last a lifetime during A Very Furry Christmas at Sesame Place. Children are invited to sit on Santa’s lap and pose for a photo that will forever capture the memory of their Christmas experience at Sesame Place.

    Santa will return to the North Pole after Christmas but Cookie Santa will be available for photos from December 26 through December 31!

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  • Furry Express

    Sesame Place Furry Express

    Hop aboard our Sesame Place Furry Express for a terrific train ride and a tour of The Twiddlebugs' Gingerbread factory. Hear the unbelievable story of how our cute little Twiddlebugs create their irresistible chocolate gingerbread cookies!

    Children less than 36" must be accompanied by a supervising companion (14 years and older).

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CHRISTMAS LIGHT DISPLAY SENSORY GUIDE

IBCCES Sensory Guide™ for Christmas Light Display

(1=low sensory stimulation, 10 = high sensory stimulation)
  • Touch

    1

    Not applicable.

  • Taste

    1

    Not applicable.

  • Sound

    5

    Music playing loudly.

    Voice speak and sing intermittently on loud speaker.

    During busy times, crowd noise levels can be very high.

  • Smell

    1

    Natural smells associated with outdoor parks.

  • Sight

    5

    Bright and flashing lights may impact visual sensitivity.

CHRISTMAS STORYTIME SENSORY GUIDE

IBCCES Sensory Guide™ for Christmas Storytime

(1=low sensory stimulation, 10 = high sensory stimulation)
  • Touch

    2.5

    Seated on carpeted floors.

    Close proximity to other participants.

    Sit with Sesame Street characters during photos.

  • Taste

    1

    Not applicable.

  • Sound

    3

    Sesame Place employees read stories aloud.

    During busy times, crowd noise levels can be very high.

  • Smell

    1

    Natural smells associated with outdoor parks.

  • Sight

    2.5

    Life-size Sesame Street characters.

    Light from camera flash during photos may be visually stimulating.

    Store displays and shelving may be visually stimulating.

FURRY EXPRESS SENSORY GUIDE

IBCCES Sensory Guide™ for Furry Express

(1=low sensory stimulation, 10 = high sensory stimulation)
  • Touch

    2.5

    Ride (must be able to sit upright).

    Slight rocking and jerking sensations as the train moves.

    Slow motion.

  • Taste

    1

    Not applicable.

  • Sound

    4

    Clicking sound as train wheels move along track.

    Grinding sound as train moves.

    Music playing.

    Voices on loud speaker.

    Bell-like ringing.

    Whistle blowing.

  • Smell

    1

    Natural smells associated with outdoor parks.

  • Sight

    3

    Christmas light displays may be visually stimulating.