Date posted: November 26th, 2013

It’s been called the most wonderful time of the year and we would have to agree! The holiday season is upon us, and our professional decorators have been busy putting their creative talents to the test to transform the Wilderness into a winter wonderland.

Santa and Elf Visits

All this decorating has been in preparation for Santa’s pending arrival! We’re excited to announce that Santa will be in our New Frontier lobby posing for pictures with our guests from 9-11 a.m. on November 30 as well as December 1, 7, 8, 14, 15 and 19th-24th. Santa will also be visiting the Wilderness on the Lake lobby from 4-5:30 p.m. on November 29 and 30 and also on December 6, 7, 13,  14,  20 and 21. He’s also hosting some special story times this year, complete with cookies and milk. They will be held December 19 – 24th at 6:30 p.m. in the WildKids room on the 2nd floor near entrance 5 at the main resort. Children must be under the age of 12 and accompanied by an adult. Reservations are required since space is limited to eight children per night. Please call 608-253-9729 ext. 4552 for details.

In addition, Santa is sending some of his elves from the North Pole to make special deliveries at our resort for select good girls and boys from 5-9:30 p.m. on November 29 and 30, as well as on December 6, 7, 13, 14, and 19th-24th. Parents, if you think your kids deserve to be on this limited list, please call 608-253-9729 ext. 4552 (at least 48 hours in advance) and ask for details.

Christmas Buffets

If your family will be at the resort over Christmas Eve or Christmas Day we’d like to encourage you to plan now to enjoy our delicious Christmas breakfast and dinner buffets in the Wild Canyon Café.

Our Christmas Breakfast Buffet will be open from 8 am to noon on Christmas. Some of the mouth-watering items featured will include: Eggs Benedict, Crème Brulee French Toast, Biscuits and Gravy, a kids’ corner, wonderful pastries, fresh fruit and more. Adults: $13.49, Children 7-12: $7.99, Children 3-6: $5.99. Children under 3 are free.

Our Christmas Dinner Buffet will be available on Christmas Eve and Christmas Day from 5-9 p.m. Some of the delicious items will include: Snow Crab Legs, Salmon with a Maple Pecan Chutney, a carving station serving Deep Fried Turkey Breast, Prime Rib, and Honey Baked Ham, many delicious sides, an endless dessert station and more! Adults: $25.99, Children 4-12: $10.99, Children 3 and under: free Reservations are recommended for both of these buffets. Please call 608-253-9729 ext. 4653.

Looking for a Great Gift?

Finally, if you are looking for the perfect gift that is sure to please anyone on your list, consider purchasing a Wilderness gift card. They are available in any denomination, can be redeemed at any Wilderness outlet and they create lasting memories! To purchase one, simply call our reservation staff at 800-867-WILD.

Happy Holidays to your family from all of us at the Wilderness!