It's that time of the year again to load up and head to Santa Land Texas in Tyler! Did you know there are a lot of drive-thru parks but only one ORIGINAL Texas Drive-Thru Park that will be celebrating their 25th anniversary with the arrival of Santa on Thanksgiving Day?

Santa Land Texas has become a family tradition for years because Santa Land is one of the few parks that is actually open on the holidays. Expect your mind to be blown away with over 2.5 million lights transforming 24-acres in the piney woods of East Texas into a winter wonderland of beauty. With an array of vibrant displays, themed areas, and holiday music, Santa Land Texas has been delighting visitors young and old since 1995. The best part about this park is all the magical hand-crafted, animated, and mechanical displays you will see including the infamous "Tunnel of Lights" featuring 25,000 flashing, dancing lights, as you exit the 250-foot tunnel. Other features include driving through Christmas Lane, Elfland Carousel, Merry Mermaid and Friends, Cowboy Country, Great Fountain of Yule, and a special area of lighted religious displays dedicated to the true meaning of Christmas. Visitors can expect a few new surprises this year as well.

The park will be open nightly through January 4, 2021. Get there as early as you can to avoid a long waiting period. Because of COVID-19 restrictions please stay in your vehicle unless you are planning on visiting the Gift and Snack Shop. For everyone's safety, a mask is required when inside the gift shop and when visiting Santa.

Park Hours:

November- 6-10PM Nightly includes Thanksgiving

December - Sunday-Thursday 6-10PM, Friday and Saturday 6-10:30PM includes Christmas Day


$25 per vehicle

$40 per commercial vehicle

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Santa Land Texas is located off Interstate 20 West exit 557 in Lindale, Texas, just north of Tyler, approximately 115 miles from Texarkana.  Call 903- 882-1518 for more information or visit their Facebook page.

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