November 3, 2016
SAN ANTONIO – Morgan’s Wonderland will help guests get into the holiday spirit beginning Friday, Nov. 25, with the unique theme park’s biggest “A Wonderland Christmas” entertainment lineup ever on select evenings leading up to Christmas.
The colorful mix of lights, decorations, shows, strolling entertainers and holiday traditions will be presented from 5 to 9 p.m. Nov. 25 and 26, Dec. 2 and 3, Dec. 9 and 10 and Dec. 16-23 at the world’s first theme park designed with special-needs individuals in mind and built for everyone’s enjoyment.
Leading the expanded entertainment at 7 o’clock each evening will be a featured performance such as “Hartman’s House: The Christmas Gift” interactive puppet show; the “A Wonderland Country Christmas” musical variety show with Marisa Flores and Katy McKenzie, plus special guests; or the “Joy Saves Christmas” dance show starring butterfly costumed character Joy and her friend, Professor von Flutterwing.
Strolling entertainment will include The Wonder Squad, four Morgan’s Wonderland super heroes who don’t let physical or cognitive challenges slow them down; butterfly mascot Joy and her crew; Andrea’s Flying Canines and their acrobatic antics; magicians, marionettes; therapy dogs; and local choral groups.
In addition to the park’s regular attractions and rides including the new Whirling Wonder Ferris wheel, A Wonderland Christmas will feature visits with Santa Claus, a petting zoo, skating on a simulated ice rink and Christmas decorations throughout the 25-acre park. Pictures with Santa will be taken from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. for a nominal charge.
Ron Morander, Morgan’s Wonderland general manager, said shows and special entertainment will vary each evening during A Wonderland Christmas, but there will be something for everyone.
“A Wonderland Christmas is definitely the place to be for families wanting to become immersed in the Christmas spirit,” Morander added. “Morgan’s Wonderland is a truly beautiful place, and it takes on a special ambiance at night for special celebrations such as A Wonderland Christmas. Because it’s so colorful and lively, our guests take lots and lots of pictures to share with family and friends.”
Regular Morgan’s Wonderland admission prices will be applicable throughout A Wonderland Christmas, and as always, those with special needs will be admitted free of charge. The latest information about operating schedule and admissions is available at www.MorgansWonderland.com or at (210) 495-5888.
Morgan’s Wonderland is located in Northeast San Antonio at 5223 David Edwards Drive, a half-mile west of IH 35 at the intersection of Wurzbach Parkway and Thousand Oaks Drive.