December events in the Odysea courtyard

A visit to OdySea in the Desert entertainment destination promises to be a festive one as the complex will be decked with twinkling lights, holiday décor, traditional seasonal music, a Christmas Tree Trail of superbly decorated evergreens and a jovial line-up of family-friendly FREE events including opportunities for kids to take a ride on the OdySea Express train and frolic in actual SNOW!! Break out the mittens and gloves as OdySea in the Desert rolls out all the idyllic holiday elements that make this time of year merry & bright! 

Here Comes Santa 5K
Sun 12/8 | 8AM

Here comes Santa Claus, here comes Santa Claus, right down Santa Claus Lane!
Join StartLine Racing at OdySea in the Desert for our inaugural Here Comes Santa 5K Run/Walk!

Jingle around the course and hang out with the Big Man in red. Bring the whole family and make a day out of it by enjoying one of the many activities that OdySea in the Desert has to offer.

The course will take you around OdySea property and will finish right in the center of the complex. All who finish this challenge will receive a unique medal to show off to your friends!

Free Snow Days at OdySea
Sat, Dec 14th
Sat-Sun, Dec 21st-22nd
Thurs-Sun, Dec 26th-29th
Sat-Sun, Jan 4th-5th
10AM Until Snow Melts
FREE – Outside in the OdySea in the Desert Courtyard
No Admission Required

Make new holiday memories with FREE snow days at OdySea in the Desert. Enjoy NINE opportunities in the outdoor courtyard where close to 100 tons of snow will be available to play in over the course of the entire event. No one in town is doing snow as often as OdySea, so make plans to come, play and enjoy all that OdySea in the Desert has to offer this Holiday Season! Each event lasts until the snow melts!

Free Family Fun Holiday Fair and Marketplace
Sat 12/14 | 10AM-2PM
FREE – Outside in the OdySea in the Desert Courtyard
No Admission Required

Enjoy live holiday entertainment on the center stage,visit with SANTA CLAUS, bounce houses, face painting, and meet other special guests! Parents can SHOP LOCAL and finish holiday shopping from various local vendors! Explore everything OdySea has to offer by eating yummy food from a variety of restaurants, visiting retail stores and taking in the cooler weather! 

Free Movie – Secret Life of Pets 2
Sat 12/14 | 5PM
FREE – Outside in the OdySea in the Desert Courtyard
No Admission Required

Experience “Movies in the Desert”— a free family event with music, games, and tons of prizes beginning at 5:00 p.m. The movie will begin at dusk. There are plenty of options to grab a bite before the movie in the courtyard. Visit our website for a full list:

Come early to claim a spot, as space will be on a first-come, first-serve basis. Seating is available but its recommended to bring personal own folding chairs.

Other pre-movie activities include:

• Maxx Meet & Greet and Photo Op

• Puppy Craft

• Game Table and Prize Wheel

Merry FITMAS Workout and Toy Drive
Sun 12/15 | 12PM-2PM

Outside in the OdySea in the Desert Courtyard

Event Admission: FREE when you donate an unwrapped toy for the Toy for Tots program.

The entire family can join a fun and festive workout, all for a great cause! Experience Holiday cheer with fitness instructors from around the valley. Plus, families can also enjoy holiday shopping from local vendors and delicious food from restaurants on property.

Free Snow Ball Family Festival
Sat 12/21 | 11AM-4PM
FREE – Outside in the OdySea in the Desert Courtyard
No Admission Required

Meet Santa, Mrs. Claus, Buddy the Elf, The Snow Queen and The Ice Princess! Play in real snow, enjoy face painting, arts & crafts, the magic mirror photobooth, a book creation station for the kids, raffle prizes, giveaways, and more! Visit over 40 family and child-friendly vendors and tons of on-site food and drink options.