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'Tis the Season for 

The Santa Experience 

We at The Effortless Affair invite you to create lasting memories this holiday season at The Santa Experience!


The Santa Experience, our annual charitable celebration, gives children the opportunity to meet-and-greet Santa, up close and personal, as he makes a pitstop at the Glen Ridge Train Station before heading back to the North Pole. For this one day, the Glen Ridge train station will be transformed into a winter wonderland overflowing with holiday cheer.

So, if you’re looking to mix it up a bit with a Santa outing that’s a little more special, sign up to join us on Sunday, 12/9 for an exciting and fun experience… one that is appropriate for all ages.



This magical experience includes:

  • One-on-One Crafting with Santa: Children will join Santa in his workshop as he helps them create their very own ornament and holiday picture frame to take home. Feel free to take photos of this moment, this will be a memory you won’t want to forget! Smocks will be provided for the craft.

  • Photo with Santa: Of course, all children will get a personal photo with Santa in Santa’s Wonderland

  • North Pole Mailing Center: Children will have the opportunity to write a letter to Santa. All letters will receive a personalized response back from Santa in a few days

  • Light Refreshments: Special sweets from local bakery Willow & Olivia, Hot chocolate bar, Coffee bar for the adults will be served



Cost: $150

Proceeds from this event will be donated to Wynona's House Child Advocacy Center in Newark, a non-profit dedicated to helping abused and neglected children in our area


Advanced reservations are required. Sign up here!


The Santa Experience will be a holiday experience like no other.

Find answers to commonly asked questions here!


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