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Two snowflake stilt dancers and three Christmas elves posing at the entrance to the North Pole Pop Up at Winter Fest OC.
A close-up of a Christmas village on display in the North Pole Village at Winter Fest OC.
A zoomed out shot of the entrance to the North Pole Pop-Up, with a light tunnel and a candy cane colored sign that says "North Pole Journey".


Travel from Forest Gate to North Pole Village in the all-new "North Pole Pop-Up" walk-through experience that will immerse you in the sights, sounds, and smells of five magical lands on an important mission from Santa. Enjoy dazzling lights, music, unique photo opportunities, interactive activities, and visits with your favorite Night of Lights and Winter Fest OC characters in this unforgettable experience!

Included with all General Admission tickets. 

A worker wearing red satin and green suspenders waving a silver flag to the camera at Winter Fest OC.
A ribbon stating "North Pole Pop-Up".


Begin your experience by being immersed in a winter forest. Travel across a dazzling frozen waterfall, walk through a light tunnel with draping vines, and get lost within our ivy maze.

The forest of light at Winter Fest OC, with hanging vines and Christmas lights.
Two dancers performing on stage at a Winter Wonderland show at Winter Fest OC.


Make your way through a winter environment full of ice and snow. Create a snowman, take pictures in front of shining disco balls, and view a magnificent carved ice set! 


Be transported into a stunning holiday town full of cheer. View a 40 by 44 foot miniature train set and village, become a train conductor, and take some beautiful photos!

A close-up of the holiday village on display with a miniature train and mini Christmas lights.
Three Nutcrackers performing at Toyland Circus.


Feel as if you are the size of a toy when walking through our Toyland Circus environment. Watch as talented aerial performers glide through the sky and enjoy circus treats. 

A spotlight on Santa as he appears in a window above the grounds of Winter Fest OC in the Claus House.


The final stop in the journey is the Claus House! Experience a magical show at our Christmas tree lighting! Every night at 5:30 our 40 foot tree will be lit to shine in the night. Watch as 1 million lights twinkle to the beat of music, experience beautiful snowfall, and become immersed in the magical Christmas show. 

A group of performers dancing and performing a show in front of the Claus House at Winter Fest OC.
A graphic showcasing a map of Winter Fest OC with a list of attractions on-site.
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