25 Things To Do This Christmas Season (With Kids!)
The Christmas season comes around just once a year, and parents everywhere are looking for ways to make lasting memories with their kids and families. We’ve put together a list of local activities and at-home fun to help you do just that!
How many can you check off before the end of 2018?
1. Drive through this spectacular light show – here’s our favorite in West Bend.
2. Visit Santa in his workshop in Cedarburg!
3. Take a festive drive through this local zoo.
4. Decorate cookies, make art work and visit Santa at this local art museum Dec 8th.
5. Go ice skating at the Kettle Moraine Ice Center (see weekly schedule for public skate times here).
6. Experience an Old World Christmas and 19th Century Santa at Old World Wisconsin.
7. Take a train ride with Santa aboard the Santa Express! (Buy tickets ASAP – this even sells out every year!)
8. Welcome the Canadian Pacific Holiday Train, listen to live music and enjoy the light show!
9. Find the perfect gift at this holiday market.
10. Visit Santa’s reindeer! See their 2018 schedule of events here.
11. Take in a holiday concert!
12. Or see Disney’s The Nutcracker and the Four Realms – in movie theatres November 2!
13. Check out the Christmas Craft Fair to Remember.
14. Get your kids outdoors during winter break – see 30 activity ideas here.
15. Give Santa a jingle and let him know what’s on your Christmas list!
16. Attend this special live nativity in Menomonee Falls. (Dec 14th & 15th)
18. Sneak a picture of Santa delivering gifts in your living room (use the app: Capture The Magic).
19. Make a Christmas craft with your littles on a chilly afternoon.
20. Take a stroll down Candy Cane Lane.
21. Discover that giving is better than receiving.
22. Write a letter to Santa (and get one back!)
23. Enjoy Christmas Around the World at this Children’s Museum.
24. Check out these great kids Christmas flicks on Netflix.
25. Elf youself…seriously. This gets us every year.
We hope you have a wonderful and memorable holiday season!
– Shannon & Stephanie