Sunday, July 27, 2014

Santa's Village Re-Opening, Apparently

As a little kid, I remember watching the Santa's Village commercials on the local TV stations. We never went, but I remember my sister saying that she used to want to go there when she was little.

So 80's:

[After watching this spot (the only available one on YouTube), I swear the voice-over was in a peppier tone, but it's been so long, I could be wrong].

The park opened in the 50's, and closed in the late 90's. Apparently a (wealthy) local bought the property and will re-open the amusement park next year.

This blog post has a nice little write-up of the history and closing of the park : Santa's Village