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New Splash Pad, Bungee Trampoline and Special Celebrations in Store for 2013
Bracebridge, ON, June 13, 2013 – Santa’s Village, one of Muskoka’s most famous and popular family-fun destinations, opens for its 58th magical season this Saturday, June 15th. Join us this summer and discover fun, new, and exciting adventures, including our expanded “Bigger, Better, Wetter” Spray ‘n’ Play Beach and Splash Pad and Sportsland’s brand new Bungee Trampoline.
Farewell to Captain Ricky
This year, “The Big Elf”, Captain Ricky, who’s been at the helm of Santa’s Sleigh Jet Boat for the past 33 years, is taking his final voyage into retirement. Since 1980, Captain Ricky’s led more than 92,000 rides and 2.6 million passengers up and down the beautiful Muskoka River. Second only to Santa in the Village popularity polls, The Big Elf captain will be missed by colleagues and visitors alike.
We invite you to take a ride with Captain Ricky this season and wish him well. Better yet, join us for his official farewell and birthday celebrations on the Canada Day weekend, June 29-July 1. We’ll be celebrating with entertainment, birthday cake, fireworks, and a special admission price, all in recognition of Captain Ricky’s amazing 33 years with Santa’s Village. Stay tuned for details.
Exciting Entertainment Lineup
As always, throughout the summer, the Santa’s Village stage will be home to some of Canada’s best children’s entertainers, including Markus from Treehouse Television, Dan the Music Man, RONNO, Jam Sandwich, and more. For our complete summer lineup, visit our website.
Santa’s Whispering Pines Campground
Located right across the street from Santa’s Village on the Muskoka River, Santa’s Whispering Pines Campground is Muskoka Camping at its finest. In fact, it’s been voted Best Campground in Muskoka for the past two years. It was modernized and upgraded in 2010, with the addition of 11 new cabins, 2 yurts, and 50 brand new campsites. Book a stay with Santa’s Whispering Pines Campground and passes to Santa’s Village are included!
Promotions and Specials
Please come and join us for our 58th season and let us help you and your family make some special, magical memories and traditions. Santa can’t wait to welcome you!
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