Encounter thousands of traditional lights in green, red, and white that illuminate the streets, buildings and half century old tress providing a sense of arrival and warm welcome to Christmas at Shepherd of the Hills. Storefront windows and doors are adorned with “fresh cut” garlands and wreaths, while candles flicker in the crisp pine scented breeze.
Follow the path through dozens of lighted Christmas Trees, Snowflake Hill, Tree Top Lot, and fill your heart with the Spirit of the Season that can only be found during Christmas at Shepherd of the Hills.
Old Matt’s Cabin creates the backdrop to 100 Shepherd Hook Lanterns that are part of the North Pole Adventure Tour. This Lite it Up Lantern Works is powered by Elves and creates a reflective Scene for the Season. The iconic cabin will glow in a lighted wash of amber as a reminder to its humble beginnings. The sounds of a Silent Night fiddle being played can be heard from within, as we continue down the cobbled path.
Ho Ho Ho, up 200 feet you go. Take a ride to the top of the North Pole to visit Santa and his elves. High Adventure Ropes Course and Sky Rail Zipline included Friday-Sunday
As you step into Santa’s area, the scent of Christmas Cookies fills the air as you join the short line for the visit of your lifetime. Decorations and presents are peppered throughout as you make your way. Around the corner and nestled among towering lights and trees sits the Jolly ole’ Elf ready for your visit.
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.
A Winter Wonderland of play and Adventure with miniature golf, fun barn hay maze, Little Elves Obstacle Course, tree house village, petting zoo, children’s Christmas crafts and much more.