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Santa's Village

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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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Great attraction for grandkids!

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... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed November 10, 2014
Scarlettdm
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Chicago, Illinois
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Chicago, Illinois
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12 reviews 12 reviews
3 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2014

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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17 reviews 17 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
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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7 attraction reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
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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26 reviews 26 reviews
7 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014 via mobile

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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12 reviews 12 reviews
3 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014

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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93 attraction reviews
116 helpful votes 116 helpful votes
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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4 reviews 4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014

Went to Santas Village today for the first time in 30 years and I couldn't be happier. You need to have the correct expectations... It is meant to be a carnival/petting zoo type amusement park for kids under the age of 7 or 8. It is perfect for preschoolers because unlike Great America they are not overwhelmed or constantly told... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014 via mobile

I truly enjoyed this unique experience which combines great food, rides and animal exhibits. I was there with nine other family members ranging in age from grandparents to toddlers. We all had a great time and everyone hated to end the day and return home. It's was a blast and the children really enjoyed seeing Santa Claus and taking pictures... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014 via mobile

We took my daughter here for her birthday turning 9 and she loved it! Plus, the rest of the family...my husband, my two other daughters 3yrs & 1yr and myself had a great time! The only thing that really upset us was we bought two different ICEE/slushies and there was chopped up bug pieces in both of them...it was so... More 

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12 reviews 12 reviews
6 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2014

Granpa, Grandma, Daughter and two grandkids - boy 6, girl 8 visited Santa's Village in late August, 2014. Senior discounts, plus we printed out $4 off coupons from Santa's Village Website. All ages, but mostly younger kids thru maybe 10 years old were there. The great thing about it was that the rides and amusements were all free. Also, on... More 

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