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Go to This Farm in Arizona if You Are Looking for a One-Stop Family Event for the Holidays



Christmas 2020 will surely look different than last year because of the coronavirus pandemic. But if there is one thing that holds true, people still want to enjoy the holidays and still embrace the holiday spirit. Schnepf Farms is already Arizona’s premier family farm, with many fun festivals, concerts, weddings, agriculture, tours, and education activities taking place. Did you know that it is also a good Christmas destination?

Experience the Wonder of Christmas at Schnepf Farms

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Are you ready to experience a winter wonderland like no other? Then head to Schnepf Farms for a fun time with the family. You will enjoy seasonal food, fun, and festivities guaranteed to give you an incredible time! After all, this place is not just one of the farms in Arizona where you can pick your own food. It is also a stunning place to visit during the holiday!

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Catch a ride on the Illumination Express and see all the beautiful light displays. It is probably the most popular and most-loved activity on the farm. Simply put, it is a one-of-a-kind train ride presented by World of Illumination.

You may even hop on a hayride and visit Rudolph. While you are there, why not give him a little treat? Families looking to spend quality time together may gather under the stars and around the bonfire to roast s’mores with the homemade kits.

Here Are Other Fun Family Christmas Activities That You Should Try

Schnepf Farms is no ordinary destination. Make family time more fun and festive by trying the following:

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Snow Globe Mini Golf. This one is a family favorite because you get to play in glow-in-the-dark courses, clubs, and more.

Christmas Obstacle Course. If you are an adult above 42”, then you will love this. The obstacle course lets you work your way through the world’s largest inflatable Christmas course. It is not only fun, but it’s challenging too!

Santa Claus Lane. Are you done playing? Then you should at least eat, drink and do some merry shopping along the farm’s most festive promenade. This area is where holiday lights glow, snowfalls, and Christmas tunes fill the air.

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Santa’s Toy Shop. There is also a journey that will take you through Santa’s magic workshop. If only you can take a peek at all the naughty and nice gifts and see where your name is on the list, huh? Take a look at where the toys are made, ornaments are painted, and the magic of Christmas comes alive.

What Else Can You Enjoy?

Cookie Decorating. If you want a sweet treat, then you better accompany Mrs. Claus in her special bakery and decorate your own freshly baked sugar cookie!

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Meet & Greet Santa Claus. Who says Santa Claus is stuck in the North Pole? He’s at the farm and you can take plenty of memorable photos when you visit him one-on-one!

Christmas Movies. Get into the spirit of Christmas by watching your favorite holiday film. Schnepf Farms plays a bunch of them to help get you into the mood.

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Letters To Santa. If you already have an idea of what you want for Christmas, just let Santa know by writing him a letter. Who knows? He might just give you your gift right then and there.

Beer And Wine Garden. You will also enjoy a variety of wines and beers in the magical garden. This serves as a good breather while your kids are exploring the enchanted park. You need to chill too!

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Christmas Carousel. Before you leave the farm, you need to hop aboard the historic 1955 carousel! It features an antique Wurlitzer band organ to play all of your Christmas favorites. Every kid loves to get on one, right?

There Is More Magic Around Every Corner

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The Christmas fun continues because there is magic around every corner! If you just visit Schnepf Farms, you might just want to make this part of your new holiday tradition.

Ticket Prices: 

Christmas Entry: $15 per person for online purchase and $17 per person for door charge
Illumination Express (Train Ride): $7 per person for online purchase and for door charge
Obstacle Course (Unlimited Use): $5 per person for online purchase and for door charge

Note: Rates are per person + tax and fees.

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The ticket also includes the following:

  • Free Parking
  • Christmas Movies
  • Santa’s Deer Hayride
  • Christmas Bonfires
  • Snow Globe Mini Golf
  • Santa’s Toy Shop
  • Mrs. Claus Cookie Decorating
  • Meet & Greet Santa Claus
  • Pine Cone Decorating
  • Letters to Santa
  • Christmas Carousel
  • Giant Christmas Photo Ops

Know Before You Go

  • The private bonfire can be used by groups of up to twenty. There are also s’mores kits and yummy food and beverage packages along with a private host. You may call one of the elves to accommodate your request. Just call our customer service at 480-987-3100 fast because this service only has limited availability.
  • If you want to enjoy Christmas at Schnepf Farms with your furry buddy, you may do so. You are allowed to bring your pets as long as they are on a leash and picked up after. This is a dog-friendly destination!
  • Santa’s Obstacle Course is the world’s largest Christmas-themed obstacle course. It measures 365 feet long and spans over two acres. There is a height requirement for this course, and only those 42 inches and above may be allowed inside. Kids who don’t meet the requirement may just bounce around the area for any toddlers.
  • There are many food options available at the event such as pizza, hot dogs, mac & cheese, taters, chili, and cornbread. You may also enjoy treats such as funnel cake, cotton candy, ice cream, hot chocolate, hot coco, and roasted nuts. In addition, you may buy kettle corn, lemonade, cookies, and other fresh baked goods.

Christmas at Schnepf Farms Details:

Season Hours: November 24 to December 31 from 5:00pm to 10:00pm

Location: 24810 E Rittenhouse Queen Creek, Arizona 85142
Contact Number: 480-987-3100

Do you want other Christmas 2020 ideas? Check these out: Here Are the 10 Best Christmas Tree Farms in Arizona to Find the Perfect Tree for the Holidays and Be in Awe of Over 66 Glowing Creatures at the Valley’s Most Cherished Holiday Tradition.

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