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Address: 601 Dundee Ave, East Dundee, IL 60118
Phone Number: 847-426-6751
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Description: Santa's Village Azoosment Park is a historic amusement park for children...
Santa's Village Azoosment Park is a historic amusement park for children of all ages to enjoy. Originally opened from 1959 to 2006, Santa's Village reopened in 2010 as the Azoosment Park. The Santa's Village Azoosment Park features many live animal exhibits, 20 rides and attractions, live entertainment, and the jolly old elf himself, Santa Claus! Space available for birthday party's or other group gatherings.
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Weekend with my granddaughters

I took my granddaughters (ages 4 and 5) here and they loved it. All of the rides and attractions were perfect for their ages. I don't think older than 10 would enjoy it though. I... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 26, 2015
Tammy W
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Minonk, Illinois
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Minonk, Illinois
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21 reviews 21 reviews
9 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015 NEW

I took my granddaughters (ages 4 and 5) here and they loved it. All of the rides and attractions were perfect for their ages. I don't think older than 10 would enjoy it though. I will definitely take them again.

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Chicago
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015 NEW via mobile

We have been coming here ever since they reopened about 5 years ago. Each year they have added new rides that has allowed us to keep coming back as the kids get older. Now age 8 and 5 they are at the upper end of the age range I would recommend. In the past I have always loved how affordable... More 

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Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2015

For what it is, this is an excellent way to spend the day with our 6 grandchildren. Most rides are probably more appropriate for kids under 10.-- but older kids probably could enjoy with younger siblings. Lines were very short. I have seen people write "over-priced carnival rides." -- Have you been to a carnival lately? It is $2 or... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2015

My daughter's school had a day here last summer... it was a great day as the lines weren't long and the kids could try whatever rides they wanted. But there was a little of everything... a carousel, cars to drive, carnival rides, horse rides, hay rides, animals to pet, and standard fair food to eat. It's not Six Flags but... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2014 via mobile

Enjoy some vintage rides here and a wonderful petting zoo. This place is great for kids under ten. Prices are reasonable, staff is friendly and the ground are well kept. We love to take our grandkids here. Fun for the whole family!

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Lindenhurst, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014

My parents had taken me to this place as a child and when it still had 2 other parks with it. Santa's Village reminds me of a carnival or county fair with less food vendors and a hint of Christmas theme thrown in. It is by no means a Christmas wonderland but most of the rides are for children about... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014

We went again for or yearly visit with our grandson and again another wonderful time. They have added a few new things to do which was good, the fun house was not open that day which he missed also the larger coaster still was'nt open. The bumper cars was his favorite this year and of course the Santa is one... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

We had a groupon for half off so I don't feel too bad it wasn't what I expected! My daughter was bummed the "big" roller coaster was not up and running yet (should have checked prior). It was pretty busy and the lines were uncontrolled and too long. Multiple times we had people budge because of no order to lines.... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014 via mobile

Love this place! We have SIX grandchildren under the age of four! They all love this place! Of course, we need to take a couple parents (our grown kids) along, but this wonderful attraction makes a great field trip for the little kiddies. Prices are reasonable, washroom facilities are clean, the grounds are kept up, and the people working there... More 

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Round Lake, Illinois
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014

My wife and I had visited Santa's Village in October 2014. It is a very nice, small amusement park. I had never been there previously, but from what my wife said, it has not changed much in 20+ years. The prices for everything are considerably cheaper than a Six Flags Great America (which is nice), but the size is far... More 

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