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Wednesday Dec 6 2023

Have yoursELF a merry little Christmas at Gardner Village. Santa’s elves are back at Gardner Village and ready to welcome you! This is your chance to see the North Pole magic in action. How else do you think Santa covers so much ground in one night? He has to have satellite offices, and there just happens to be one in your own backyard! Nestle in, children. This story is a real page turner!

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But, before we embark on this bitty tour, you’ll want to grab the FREE Elf Scavenger Hunt. You can either print one at home or simply view the file from your phone. Get your copy here.


Now that the paperwork is in order, let’s load up the sleigh and catch these cuties in action.

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The first things our festive friends do upon arrival is string up the lights and decorate the trees. It’s a real sleigh ride vibe that you don’t want to miss!

daytime Christmas displays

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Once the elves finish transforming Gardner Village into Santa’s Village, they can get to work on the task at hand – holiday prep! Everybody knows this includes making toys, but did you know they also test the toys? QC is a wild job, but somebody’s gotta do it.

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elf scavenger hunt

As the song says, you had better watch out. Yes, Santa Claus is coming to town, but his elves are already here, keeping an eye on your behavior, making lists, and checking them twice.

North Pole 

Of course, the elves talents stretch beyond toy-making and creeping… errr… observing. They’re also impeccable bakers, seamstresses, and even… kissers!

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With all the hard work, you better believe the elves also make plenty of time for fun and games.

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Oh, and treats! With elves, there’s always time to sit (and climb!) and satisfy that insatiable sweet tooth.

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Dreaming of a white Christmas? The elves have even brought some of the world’s best North Pole snow with them to Gardner Village!

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Yes, with the elves in town, The Village truly is a winter wonderland. Add a trip to your holiday bucket list.

winter wonderland

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elf bridge

So? What are you waiting for? Ready to come hang out with these cool cats?

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 elf shenanigans

There’s music in the air, holiday displays around every turn, and memories to be made at Garder Village. You have until December 30, 2023 to visit our small friends as you also support small businesses this holiday season. We can’t wait to see soon! 

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