What’s in store for Great Wolf Lodge Christmas 2022? How does snow falling in the lobby during Great Wolf Lodge Snowland sound? Sleeping in a cozy Wolf Den with a lit up Christmas tree? Splashing at one of the largest indoor water parks?
If your kids say – oh yes, please – then make plans to visit a Great Wolf Lodge this holiday season for loads of fun. As a bonus, we also have great info on the Great Wolf Lodge Christmas experience.
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Great Wolf Lodge Snowland Winter Howl-i-days
Santa is coming to the Great Wolf Lodge! He’s bringing with him a sleigh loaded with Snowland activities and fun for all the kids and Forest Friends of GWL.
Starting the Saturday before Thanksgiving, Great Wolf Lodge Christmas-themed festivities will take place in the winter wonderland lobby along with winter howl-i-days story times, dance parties, and special events. Kids will thrill to experience the nightly snowfall in the grand lobby – one that melts gently without freezing!
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Great Wolf Lodge Snowland Suites: Holiday-Themed Rooms
Special rooms are decorated for the Howl-i-days to bring extra joy into your room. Twinkling lights, festive garlands over the bed, and a fully decorated holiday tree in the corner make it a magical snow land.
Santa Comes to the Great Wolf Lodge
Send letters to Santa onsite and, surprise, you may hear from the Chief Elf himself! Story time takes on the joy of the season and is a great highlight of a Great Wolf Lodge Christmas. Story time includes Forest Friends with special visits from Santa Claus. Take a photo with Santa Claus to never forget your special visit to the Great Wolf Lodge for Christmas.
Holiday Whimsy in the Grand Lobby
Overnight guests can participate in engaging activities, perfect to get them into the spirit of the season.
Start the day out with “Twas the Night Before Snowland” Yoga Tails fun-filled yoga class that celebrates the holiday season.
Merry Games, enjoy a round of Bingo, learn the reasons for the season with our holiday Trivia, or see if you can create the ultimate wonderland experience by completing the Great Wolf Lodge Snowland Scavenger Hunt.
Your kids will get their creative juices flowing during a Great Wolf Lodge Christmas craft session. They will get to create a DIY jingle bell craft kit, color your own picture frame, and make your own one-of-a-kind snowflake activity.
Don’t forget about the Frosty Fest Family Dance Party – Shake the snow off your shoes and have a holly jolly time boogying down at our joyous holiday dance party.
Build-A-Bear Holiday Exclusives
Build-A-Bear offers holiday exclusives throughout the Howl-i-days! These adorable creates and their fun clothing can be found at Great Wolf Lodge. Your kids will love making their own fuzzy friend to experience the fun of Great Wolf Lodge. The exclusive holiday pajamas are just too cute to pass up!
New Year’s Eve Celebration
Celebrate the eve of a new year – New York style! A special ball will drop early for little wolves to hit their dens before midnight without missing any of the fun. Dance parties, balloon drops, bounce houses, magicians, and so much more will make this party an epic celebration of the new year. Great Wolf Lodge is the place to be!
Details: Snowland takes place the Saturday after Thanksgiving until January 1 but check your local Great Wolf Lodge for specific dates and events. Share your holiday photos at #GWLHowlidays.
Indoor Waterpark Fun, No Matter the Season
In addition to the Great Wolf Lodge Christmas activities, families will also enjoy all of the regular GWL picks and favorites. Highlights include the indoor water park, fun games, great food and drink options, and daily activities. Don’t forget to secure a bundled Paw Pass for savings on your activities.
Photos by: Great Wolf Lodge Resorts
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Disclosure: My family and I were hosted at the Great Wolf Lodge, Garden Grove, to get a preview of Snowland. All opinions are my own.
Featured photo by: Michelle McCoy