Santa and his LIVE reindeer, Dancer, Dasher, Prancer and Blitzen, are coming back to town for the 6th Annual Greenwich Reindeer Festival & Santa’s Workshop at McArdle’s Florist & Garden Center, 48 Arch Street, Greenwich, Connecticut from November 28 to December 24, 2014.
The community is invited to McArdle’s for a welcoming “We’re Back Party” on Friday, November 28, from noon to 6 p.m., and the official opening and ribbon cutting, attended by Courtney Kane of News 12 Connecticut, of Santa’s Workshop sponsored by Mercedes-Benz of Greenwich for photos with Santa.
While waiting for the reindeer to arrive in the afternoon, everyone can enjoy special refreshments, face painting and balloon artists. The reindeer will make McArdle’s their home until December 23, thanks to Reindeer Stable Sponsor, Pepsi.
Feeding times will take place daily at 9 a.m. and 4 p.m. At Santa’s Workshop, which will be open through Christmas Eve, children, adults, company employees and even pets can have their photo taken with Santa.
Photo packages begin at $29.99 and include a gift bag filled with promotions redeemable at participating downtown Greenwich stores. Everyone who has their photo taken can enter a raffle to win a Mercedes-Benz pedal car. Hours for the Photos with Santa are Monday through Friday, noon to 6 p.m., Saturday, 9 a.m. to 6 p.m., and Sunday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Throughout the festival, there will be a Kids in Crisis Giving Tree at McArdle’s. The Greenwich Reindeer Festival & Santa’s Workshop was created and is produced by TMK Sports & Entertainment, LLC, a Greenwich-based event-marketing company. For more details on this magical holiday tradition, visit www.Greenwichreindeerfestival.com