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magical Fun for the Whole Fam.

Santa Ynez Valley's favorite family holiday event returns, and the list of activities is as long as Santa's Nice List!

Each ticket includes an All-Access Pass to experience all Premium experiences one time, and all remaining experiences unlimited times! Premium Experiences are noted by an asterisk (*). Snacks & drinks not included.

See ya real soon!

Cowboy Christmas activites include...

*The Daring Elf Adventure

Experiential North Pole Pony Ride

Help! The Grinch is stealing Santa's gifts. He needs the help of a Daring Elf to return the gifts before Christmas Eve. Are you the Daring Elf? (Includes souvenir for each Daring Elf!) 

          Premium Experience - Headliner Event for Kids!

Golden Star

*TipSy Ornament Challenge

Premium Experience - Headliner Event for Adults & Older Kids!

Golden Star

Horseback Challenge (Ages 13 & Up)

Test your riding skills against up to three other competitors by carrying an egg in a spoon while riding. Last egg in the spoon wins!

*HorSeShoe Ornament Creation

Decorate your own ornament using horse shoes, then take it home as a souvenir! 

          Premium Experience

Golden Star

Courtyard Tree Decorating

Help us decorate the 12' tree in the courtyard by decorating your own wooden ornament and hanging it on the tree. 

          Premium Experience 

Golden Star

Petting Zoo

Meet Santa's barnyard animals up close and personal 

Santa Meet-And-Greet

Meet Santa, along with his mini "reindeer" sidekick (Select hours)

ChriStmaS Pony Decorating

Dress up our ponies with Christmas bows and decorations. Don't forget to kiss your pony under the mistletoe! 

Ultimate Hot Cocoa Bar ($)

Santa's Speakeasy ($)

Marshmallows, sprinkles, toffee bits, crushed peppermint, candy canes, sea salt, chocolate sauce... you've never seen a Hot Cocoa Bar like this!

Wellll of course Santa has a speakeasy! Beer & wine. (21+)

North Pole Mailbox

Bring your own letter to Santa or write here (we have special Letters to Santa paper), then put it in the North Pole Mailbox, where it will receive special delivery straight to the North Pole

Find "Cowboy The Elf"

We have a special elf who lives here named "Cowboy." He moves around every day! If you find him, report his location to the Mercantile clerk for a special prize

Rudolph'S Carnival GameS

Christmas-themed Carnival Games. Win prizes! 

Jr. Reindeer GameS

Obstacle Challenge

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Calling all Junior Reindeer! Do you have what it takes to pull Santa's sleigh? Try your hand at the Jr. Reindeer Obstacle Course Challenge. 

MiScheviouS Pony Bounce HouSe

Bounce away with other kids! (Under 52")

LaSSO Arena

Test your ropin' skills in the Lasso Arena!

Mt. Crumpet Climb

Climb, slide, & crawl through this epic Hay Bale Pyramid!

DiScounted Ride &

 LeSSon PackageS ($)

Know of a horse lover? Purchase discounted Trail Ride and/or Riding Lesson packages only at Cowboy Christmas. You'll be able to take home a personalized gift certificate right that night!

Magical ChriStmaS Ambiance

Santa Ynez Valley is the perfect location for a rustic take on the North Pole. Soak in the rustic Christmas ambiance!

* Denotes a Premium Activity

$ Denotes an additional cost

No Symbol? It's included in your ticket!

Son of a Nutcracker, that's a lonnnng list!

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