Erie Kids' Museum Celebrates The Season With Reindeer, Santa and More!

Meet Santa, meet Santa's reindeer, construct a gingerbread house, and celebrate the New Year!

December 1, 2022

The ExpERIEnce Children's Museum is celebrating the holiday in a BIG way, with FOUR holiday events, the first of which happens this Friday! All are sure to make great holiday memories AND great photo ops with your kids.

Registration is open now for all events and space is limited, so make your reservations now.

Here are all the details:

Reindeer Visit
Friday, December 2 from 6-8 p.m.

Santa’s in town for Downtown D'Lights, and he dropped off his reindeer at the Children’s Museum while he visits Erie! Say hello to Dasher and Dancer and Prancer and Vixen…Cupid and Donner and Blitzen! Yes, REAL reindeer! Visit the museum and enjoy popcorn, make your own reindeer food, and enjoy a spectacular STEAM activity!

Click here for more information and to purchase tickets for the reindeer visit!

Gingerbread Decorating Workshop
Friday, December 9, from 6-8 p.m.

The smell of gingerbread is in the air! Let your creativity run wild this holiday season – mini-architects will listen to a story to get their imagination started, plan their designs, build their structure, and decorate their own mini gingerbread houses to take home and enjoy during the holidays! Best part? You don't have to clean up the mess!

Click here for more information and to purchase tickets for the Gingerbread Decorating Workshop!

Santa expERIEnce
Saturday, December 17, from 9-11, 12-2 p.m. or 2-5 p.m.

Spend time with Santa, watch the Nutcracker come to life with Erie Dance Conservatory, and enjoy jolly activities for a tree-mendously merry time!

🎄 Enjoy a performance from Erie Dance Conservatory at 9:15 am, 12:15 pm, and 3:15 pm to introduce Santa!
🎅 Get your photo with Santa in our Winter Wonderland – Both a mini polaroid photo plus a digital photo sent electronically after the event
🎁 Make your own ornament using the mini-polaroid photo with Santa
🎄 expERIEnce a Santa STEAM activity
🎅 Treat yourself to cookies, hot chocolate, and coffee, thanks to Tim Hortons

Click here for more information and to purchase tickets to Santa ExpERIEnce!

Noon Years Eve
Saturday, December 31 from 10 a.m.-1 p.m. or 2 p.m. to 5 p.m.

Celebrate 2023 with ExpERIEnce Children's Museum! Don’t miss out on the very last Noon Years in the current museum. We’ll have balloon drops, entertainment, and lots of fun as we count down to the Noon Year!

Click here for more information to purchase tickets to Noon Years!