Guess what? That wonderful white-bearded, red-dressed jolly 'old' man, Santa, is swapping the cold weather of the North Pole for the warm tropical climate of the Sunshine Coast this December and he's coming to The Ginger Factory to spend time with you!
Have your photo taken with Santa - Image: The Ginger Factory FB page
Meet Santa in the Garden Gazebo at 9.30 in the morning, and get to listen to him reading one of his favourite stories. Then Santa will need to take a break to feed his trusty reindeer, especially Rudolph, who always seems to be hungry. And then, Mom, Dad or your Grandparents can take your photo with Santa in his winter wonderland - the photos can be taken from 10.00am to 1.30pm. So don't forget to bring your own camera with to ensure all those wonderful memorable moments of Christmas are captured forever.
The fun doesn't stop here. A whole day of Christmas festivities can be experienced at The Ginger Factory:-
The children can decorate their very own gingerbread Christmas trees and gingerbread men, which will be available for purchase from the Ice Creamery;
Ride Moreton, he'll love to see you - Image: Elaine de Wet
Ride Moreton, the iconic 115 year old cane train as he transports you on a trip through the subtropical gardens;
'Go Overboard' with the gingerbread man and experience a thrilling water voyage around the world;
Discover the paddock to plate story of confectionery ginger on the Factory Tour and find out how Buderim Ginger have come to produce the world's finest ginger;
Christmas festivities - Image: Pixabay CCO Public Domain
Do the live bee show - a fascinating world of bees, before getting to taste a delectable range of honey;
Sit back and relax, after a fun-filled Christmas day, and enjoy the Ginger Cafe, while the children can play in the undercover playground.
As a Christmas gift to you from The Ginger Factory, you get to meet Santa, hear Santa tell a story and Santa will be available so that Mom, Dad or your Grandparents can take photos of you with the jolly 'old' guy - and all for FREE. The important dates to bookmark for all this fun are:-
Tuesday 6 December to Saturday 10 December; Tuesday 13 December to Saturday 17 December; Tuesday 20 December to Saturday 24 December
Story-time is at 9.30am and photos with Santa from 10.00am to 1.30pm
Look out for Rudolph, Santa's red-nosed reindeer - Image: Elaine de Wet