The Bristol Press – Indian Rock Nature Preserve to host Santa’s Walking Wonderland

BRISTOL – Kids will be able to visit Santa at Indian Rock Nature Preserve this Friday through December 12 at their Santa’s Walking Wonderland event.

Santa’s Walking Wonderland will offer children the chance to visit with Santa, sing Christmas carols, buy s’mores, and sample hot chocolate and cookies while strolling through the illuminated farmhouse at 501 Wolcott Road of Christmas lights. No photographer will be on site, so families are encouraged to bring their own cameras to “capture the magic”.

Scott Heth, director of the Connecticut Environmental Learning Centers (ELCCT), which includes Indian Rock Nature Preserve and Barnes Nature Center, said he was eager to provide a fun vacation for the community.

“We are really looking forward to providing this unique family opportunity,” said Heth. “It’s a great opportunity for the children to see Santa Claus in a beautiful setting. ”

Proceeds from this event will benefit ELCCT’s education programs at Indian Rock Nature Preserve and Barnes Nature Center.

Santa’s Walking Wonderland will take place from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. on Friday, December 3 from 4:30 to 7:30 p.m. Saturday, December 4 from 5:30 to 7 p.m. Thursday, December 9 at 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. on Friday December 10, from 4:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. on Saturday, December 11 and from 4:30 p.m. to 7 p.m. on Sunday, December 12.

Registration is required to visit Santa’s Walking Wonderland to reduce long queues. All reservations are non-refundable and non-transferable. In the event of inclement weather, Indian Rock Nature Preserve reserves the right to cancel.

“In the event that we need to cancel due to inclement weather, reservation holders will be able to change their reservation date if space permits or receive a refund,” Heth said.

Updates will be made to and

Admission is $ 8 per person or free for children 12 months and under.

To register for this event, visit

Brian M. Johnson can be reached at 860-973-1806 or [email protected]

Posted in The Bristol Press, Bristol on Tuesday November 30, 2021 12:55 PM. Update: Tuesday, November 30, 2021 12:57 p.m.

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