November 12 - December 26

Celebrate this season of Christmas at Shepherd’s North Pole Adventure. This magical walk through experience takes you on a journey through thousands of twinkling lights. Visit Santa and his Reindeer, head up to the Inspiration Tower, ride on Rudolph’s Hayride, and much more. Make it a family tradition this Christmas season at the North Pole Adventure, only at Shepherd of the Hills.

Prices start at $9.95 (Ages 4+) Kids 3 and under are FREE!

Tickets can also be purchased at the gate, although we recommend purchasing them online to save money/time. We suggest getting there before dark to enjoy all the activities outside, especially the Ropes Course and Playland. Hours and dates vary depending on weather. Last ticket sold is one hour before closing. The Trail of Lights is not included with the North Pole Adventure. 

Branson's Favorite Family Christmas Tradition!
General Activities

SANTA’S WORKSHOP

As you step into Santa’s workshop, you will be taken back in time to the 1800s. Join the line to visit Santa by the tree. Photos with Santa can be taken during your visit (professional photos additional cost). Santa is here till Dec 23rd. Santa’s hours: 3PM – 9PM. 

Around the workshop, Santa’s helpers can create paper gingerbread houses and write a letter to Santa. Before leaving the workshop, make sure you check out the toys Santa is building to bring to all the good boys and girls. 

REAL-LIVE REINDEER

Visit and take photos of the real-live Reindeer at the Stardust Stables. See the real reindeer that came all the way from the North Pole. *Please note: Guests are only welcome to look at reindeer. 

RUDOLPH’S HAYRIDE 

Enjoy a hayride through the North Pole. Take in lights that illuminate the streets, buildings, and trees as Rudolph escorts you! 

SHEPHERD’S TRADITIONAL DISPLAYS & LIGHTED WALKWAYS

Encounter thousands of traditional lights in green, red, and white that illuminate the streets, buildings and half century old tress welcoming you to Christmas at Shepherd of the Hills. As you stroll through the streets of the Shepherd Farm, you will experience the traditional displays that have been around for over 30 years.   

LITTLE ELVES PLAYGROUND

A wonderland of play and adventure with a fun barn hay maze, tree house village, 9-hole mini golf, and more.

MORGAN CHAPEL CHURCH

Follow a lantern lit path to find the true meaning of Christmas. Upon entering the white sided Church in the woods, Christmas music fills the air and candles dot the windows with dancing light. Holy family statues grace the simple altar and remind us, The Reason for the Season.

PETTING ZOO

 

OLD MATT’S CABIN

Santa's Super Ticket Activities
North Pole Tower

NORTH POLE TOWER

Ho Ho Ho, up 200 feet you go. Enjoy a scenic view of Christmas in Branson from the top of our tower. We recommend viewing the tower before dark to see the view of Branson. (Included in Santa’s Super Pass)

Girl smiling on ropes course

BIG ELVES ROPES COURSE

For all ages! Adventure awaits for families or solo-explorers on our all-new Ropes Course. This outdoor structure stands tall next to the iconic Inspiration Tower and boasts the same incredible views coupled with an exciting ascent. (Included in Santa’s Super Pass)

COPPERHEAD MOUNTAIN COASTER

One Ride included in Santa’s Super Pass! Branson’s longest downhill Mountain Coaster snakes through riveting loops, drops and curves in the beautiful Ozark Mountains.  

North Pole Adventure Map
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Invitation from Santa

Download this special letter written from Santa, personally inviting your little one to the North Pole!