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15th Annual Greenwich Reindeer Festival and Santa’s Workshop presented by Jenny Allen / Compass

November 24, 2023 @ 9:00 am - December 23, 2023 @ 6:00 pm UTC-5

Santa and his three LIVE reindeer return to Greenwich for the 15th Annual Greenwich Reindeer Festival and Santa’s Workshop presented by Jenny Allen / Compass Real Estate, the “North Pole on North Street,” Sam Bridge Nursery and Greenhouses, 437 North Street, Greenwich, Connecticut, from November 24 to December 23, 2023. The cherished town tradition continues for the fifteenth consecutive year at this expansive nursery where visitors can have their photo taken with Santa, meet the reindeer and also enjoy Santa’s Workshop sponsored by Greenwich Pediatric Dental Group, which provides more space for families. Guests can enjoy the “Reindeer Coloring Station” sponsored by Jenny Allen/Compass and “Letter Writing to Santa Station” sponsored by Greenwich Pediatric Dental Group,” while waiting in line for their photo with Santa.

A portion of all photos with Santa will be donated to Kids In Crisis, a non-profit organization based in Greenwich. A Kids In Crisis Giving Tree will also be available for people to support their important mission. This all takes place just minutes from downtown Greenwich. Parking is free. Children, adults, and all dogs (on leashes) can have their photo taken with Santa at Santa’s Workshop. PLEASE BRING YOUR DOG FOR PHOTOS WITH SANTA ANYTIME WE’RE OPEN, but for an added incentive to visit Santa with your dog when the lines aren’t as long as Saturday, you’ll receive a Doggy Gift Bag sponsored by Cornell University Veterinary Specialists every Monday – Friday throughout the event.

To recognize the 15th year, the event will be “CELEBRATING FAMILY TRADITIONS.” Top of the list for hundreds of families is visiting Santa’s LIVE Reindeer and having family and pet Photos with Santa at beautiful Sam Bridge Nursery and Greenhouses. The unique holiday attraction has become an important family tradition for thousands of families over the past 14 years.

Help celebrate fifteen years by sharing your families past Greenwich Reindeer Festival Photos with Santa. With your permission, the event will post them on their Instagram and Facebook pages. They’re excited to feature many different families and what a fun family tradition like the Greenwich Reindeer Festival and Santa’s Workshop means to your family. Please email the event at, tamara@tmk-eventmarketing.com They look forward to hearing from you and your family!

The community is invited to Sam Bridge for a “We’re Back Party Days” on Friday, November 24, from 12 p.m. to 6 p.m. and Saturday, November 25, 9 a.m to 6 p.m., when Santa’s Workshop officially opens for photos with Santa. While waiting for the reindeer to arrive Friday afternoon, everyone can enjoy special refreshments, balloon artists, live music entertainment, Rising Starr Horse Rescue, food trucks and many other special activities, which will also continue all-day Saturday!

Please check the website, www.GreenwichReindeerFestival.com, for all pricing for all photo packages. Hours for the Photos with Santa, are Monday through Friday, 12 p.m. to 6 p.m. and Saturday, 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Sam Bridge is closed on Sundays. The reindeer will depart on Saturday, December 23 but Santa will remain for photos all day Saturday, December 23, 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Sam Bridge Nursery will be closed Christmas Eve this year.

A big thank you to our many sponsors who help to make this very special holiday event possible: Sam Bridge Nursery and Greenhouses, Jenny Allen/Compass Real Estate, Greenwich Pediatric Dental Group, Mercedes-Benz of Greenwich, Greenwich Hospital, Little Friends, Au Pair in America, Naturepedic, Cornell University Veterinary Specialists, Get Joy Food, Earth Animal, Vineyard Vines, Eagle Fence and Guardrail. Premier Media Sponsor; Greenwich Magazine/Moffly Media. Additional Media Sponsors: CT Kids and Family, Fairfield County Mom, Greenwich Moms, Greenwich Time/Hearst Media, InGreenwich, Jen Danzi, Kidsoutandabout.com, Macaroni Kid, Natural Awakenings Magazine, News 12 CT. For more information and to view all sponsors, please visit; www.GreenwichReindeerFestival.com

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Category: Community | Local / Community | Holidays



Sam Bridge Nursery and Greenhouses
437 North Street
Greenwich, CT 06830 United States
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November 24, 2023 @ 9:00 am UTC-5
December 23, 2023 @ 6:00 pm UTC-5
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Greenwich Reindeer Festival