A Very Furry Christmas at Sesame Place Philadelphia
Christmas Attractions

Things to do during Christmas

Sesame Street-themed Rides at Sesame Place

Sesame Street-themed Rides

Enjoy soaring and spinning on Sesame Street-themed dry rides including Oscar’s Wacky Taxi and Super Grover’s Vapor Trail – our family-friendly roller coasters, Captain Cookie's High C's Adventure, Elmo’s Flyin’ Fish and Big Bird’s Tour Bus!
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See Santa's Furry Workshop at Sesame Place Philadelphia

Santa's Furry Workshop

Step into Santa's Furry Workshop for a magical Christmas experience. Meet and take a photo with Santa Claus and tell him your Christmas wishes!

Location: Next to Sesame Street Theater

Santa will be available 30 mins after park opening on operating days until 60 mins prior to park closed.
On November 18th, Santa’s Furry Workshop will be closed from 3:30 - 5:30pm for Santa’s Grand Illumination.
On December 24th, Santa’s Furry Workshop will close at 4:00pm.
Santa will not be available on Monday, December 25th. January 1 will be the last day Santa will be in Santa's Furry Workshop.
Meet Rudolph at Sesame Place Philadelphia

Rudolph’s Winter Wonderland

Join Rudolph and his friends Clarice and Bumble for a winter wonderland of fun! Try your luck at our Rudolph-themed games of skill and grab some Rudolph merchandise!

Location: Near Bert & Ernie’s Splashy Shores

No Reservations Required.
Take photos with Sesame Street Friends in Philadelphia

Holiday Photos with Sesame Street Friends

Make memories and get a photo with your furry friends in their festive holiday attire! Meet your Sesame Street friends at Photos with Elmo & Friends and around the park!
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See millions of lights at Sesame Place Philadelphia

Millions of Christmas Lights

Sesame Place is transformed into a one-of-a-kind Christmas wonderland with millions of twinkling, colorful lights around the park! Everyone will love the lights as they stroll down Sesame Street, walk through Cookie’s Monster Land, and play around in Elmo’s World. The park is festive and bright during the merriest time of the year.
Christmas Storytime at Sesame Place Philadelphia

Christmas Storytime

Gather in Sesame Studio to hear a festive holiday story with one of your favorite Sesame Street friends! Then, be sure to stay after the story for the chance to get a photo and a hug with your favorite furry friend.

Location: Sesame Studio

Storytime is limited to the first 120 guests. Times subject to change and cancellation without notice.
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Send your letters to Santa at Sesame Place Philadelphia

Write Your Letters to Santa

Visit the festive mailbox by Photos & Rentals to write a letter to Santa Claus with your holiday wishes!
Sesame Place mobile app map

Park hours in your pocket!

Download our FREE app to view park hours and plan your visits for the entire year!

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