Come Dec. 10, the Christmas River is opening up for the public. It will be open from Dec. 10 through Dec. 23, excluding Sundays, Christmas Eve and Christmas Day.
Pricing varies depending on the dates. Dec. 10 to Dec.16, ticket booth hours will be 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. Tickets will cost $25 per family and $8 per individual.
Dec. 17 through Dec. 23, ticket booth hours are 5:30 p.m. to 9 p.m., with pricing at $30 per family and $8 per individual.
Children under the age of 2 get in for free.
According to the Christmas River’s website, “Entry fee includes a walk through the festive village square, homes, and trails. Santa is included with the ticket price and will be here along with his helpers! You can also find Elsa, Anna, Olaf, Christoff, Jack, and the Grinch! Bundle up and come take a winter stroll through the village! The trails will be lit with rustic lanterns, guiding your way.”
Spencer Beaumont, a sophomore studying computer science, enjoys Christmas activities.
“I look forward to attending the river,” Beaumont said. “I highly enjoy Christmas a lot, so this is a fun activity to attend.”
The Christmas River is located at 501 N. 3100 E. Menan, ID, 83434.