FAQS

2024 SCHEDULE
OPEN 7 DAYS A WEEK
NOV 29 – JAN 1, 2025
MONDAY: DEC 2ND CLOSED CLOSED CLOSED CLOSED
TUESDAY: DEC 3RD CLOSED CLOSED CLOSED CLOSED
MONDAY: DEC 9TH DRIVE THRU 5–8pm Lights off at 9pm
TUESDAY: DEC 10TH DRIVE THRU 5–8pm Lights off at 9pm
MONDAY: DEC 18, DEC 25 WALK THRU 5–8pm Lights off at 9pm
MONDAY: DEC 16TH, 23RD, 30TH WALK THRU 5–8pm Lights off at 9pm
TUESDAY: DEC 17TH & 31ST WALK THRU 5–8pm Lights off at 9pm
ALL WED. & THURS: WALK THRU 5–8pm Lights off at 9pm
ALL FRIDAYS: WALK THRU 5–9pm Lights off at 10pm
ALL SATURDAYS: WALK THRU 5–9pm Lights off at 10pm
ALL SUNDAYS: WALK THRU 5–8pm Lights off at 9pm
*CLOSED CHRISTMAS EVE—DEC 24 *OPEN CHRISTMAS DAY—DEC 25
ADMISSION
NOV 29 – JAN 1, 2025
TICKETS—PAY UPON ARRIVAL AT TICKET OFFICE OR ONLINE

DRIVE THROUGH: $15.00 PER PERSON

WALK THROUGH: $20.00 PER PERSON

3 AND UNDER: FREE

MILITARY DISCOUNT: PURCHASE UPON ARRIVAL

PARKING: $10 (cash) On walk through nights

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

Q: WHAT ARE THE DATES OF SAM’S CHRISTMAS Village

A: NOV 29 – JAN 1 2025

Q: WHICH DAYS & TIMES ARE THE VENDORS OPEN?

A: Christmas market vendors are on site:

THURSDAY, FRIDAY, SATURDAY & SUNDAY

Thursday: 5PM – 9PM

Friday: 5PM – 10PM

Saturday: 5PM – 10PM

Sunday: 5PM-9PM

Q: DO TICKETS ALLOW RE-ENTRY?

A: Tickets are valid for one-time entry only

Q: WHERE IS SAM’S CHRISTMAS VILLAGE LOCATED?

A: Just MINUTES from the St. Croix River Crossing and ONLY 25 minutes East of the Twin Cities.

Physical: 710 Spring St.
Somerset, WI 54025

Mailing: PO Box 449 Somerset, WI 54025

Q: ARE WAGONS AND STROLLERS ALLOWED?

A: Our gravel mile long trails are groomed to handle wagons and strollers.

With a fresh dusting of snow we recommend a small sled to pull.

Q: IS THERE A VEHICLE CLEARANCE FOR DRIVE THROUGH LIGHT TOURS?

A: Small busses, limousine and other rideshare vehicles are welcome for drive through light tours. Vehicles must not exceed 25ft in length and be under 12ft clearance.

Q: LOST & FOUND?

A: Email samschristmasvillage@gmail.com for any questions on lost items.

Q: WHAT ARE THE HOURS OF OPERATION?

A: PLEASE SEE EVENT CALENDAR

Q: HOW DO I PURCHASE TICKETS?

A: Tickets can be purchased online and upon arrival.

Cash & Credit Card payments are accepted.

Q: HOW DO I RESERVE A S’MORE CABIN?

A: Click on “Reserve a S’More Cabin” to book now

  • Cabins dates are reserved ahead of time!
  • 38 S’more Cabins available daily
  • S’MORES CABINS GO ON SALE JUNE 17TH 

Each Cabin Includes:

  • Heated cabin for the evening (hours of operation)
  • S’more supplies
  • Private bonfire
  • Special visit from Santa available until December 25
  • All sales are final. No refunds or exchanges.

Q: CAN WHEELCHAIRS OR ELECTRIC SCOOTERS BE USED ON THE TRAILS?

A: The snow packed trails may be difficult to push wheelchairs through the light tour.

We would recommend experiencing the 16 MILLION Christmas lights in the comfort of your own vehicle on our DRIVE THROUGH ONLY nights December 9th & 10th, or request a courtesy shuttle on walk through nights.

Q: WHAT PAYMENT OPTIONS ARE ACCEPTED?

A: Cash, Credit and Debit options accepted

Q: WHERE DO I CHECK INTO MY S’MORE CABIN?

A: Guests that reserved a S’more Cabin please check-in @ Sam’s Trading Post in the Christmas Market Area.

S’more Cabin supplies, Santa time and cabin assignments will be given at check it.

Bluff Cabin Check In – See Reservation Details

***S’more Cabins must be reserved ahead of time.

Reserve Cabins

Q: WHERE DO I PARK?

A: Parking is located right on site. Please try to carpool with your group.

PARKING FEE: $10 per vehicle (CASH) 

Q: WHAT CAN WE BRING TO SAM’S CHRISTMAS VILLAGE?

A: Make sure to dress warm and appropriate for the weather conditions. No outside food and beverages permitted for carry on. Food and beverages are available for purchase at concessions or the bar and restaurant. Don’t forget your camera and a smile!

Q: ARE DOGS ALLOWED AT SAM’S CHRISTMAS VILLAGE AND LIGHT TOUR?

A: Yes, Sam’s Christmas Village is pet friendly to friendly pets. Please remember to keep your pet leashed and clean up after them. If lights and large crowds overwhelm your pet this may not be the place for them.

Q: WILL THERE BE FOOD AND BEVERAGES AVAILABLE ON SITE?

A: Yes, a variety of food and beverages will be available for purchase throughout the light tour. General Sam’s Bar & Grill will be open on all WALK THROUGH nights. No carry in food or beverages are allowed at Sam’s Christmas Village