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Greenwich Reindeer Festival Moves to New Home

Santa and his live reindeer—Dancer, Dasher and Prancer—are coming back for the 8th Annual Greenwich Reindeer Festival & Santa’s Village. Their new “North Pole on North Street” home from November 25 to December 24 will be Sam Bridge Nursery & Greenhouses in Greenwich. The popular town tradition continues at this nursery where visitors can have their photo taken with Santa, meet the reindeer and also ride on the Winter Wonderland Carousel and the North Pole Polar Express Train. Parking is free.

Throughout the four weeks the reindeer will make Sam Bridge their home, children, adults, corporate groups and even pets (on leashes) can have their photo taken with Santa at Santa’s Village, sponsored by Mercedes-Benz of Greenwich. Photo packages begin at $29.99 and include a gift bag filled with promotions redeemable at participating downtown Greenwich stores.

Rides on the Winter Wonderland Carousel and North Pole Polar Express Train are $4 per ride or $40 for a family package of 12 rides. Hours for the Photos with Santa, and train and carousel rides are Monday through Friday from noon to 6pm, Saturday from 9am to 6pm, and Sunday from 9am to 4pm. Reindeer feeding times will take place daily at 9am and 3:30pm. The reindeer will depart on December 23 but Santa will remain for photos until 3pm on Christmas Eve.

The Greenwich Reindeer Festival & Santa’s Village is produced by TMK Sports & Entertainment, a Greenwich-based event-marketing company.

For more information, visit GreenwichReindeerFestival.com. Location: Sam Bridge Nursery & Greenhouses, 437 North St, Greenwich.

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