See you in 2021!
Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, we have made the difficult decision to cancel our contests. We hope to see you at our other activities and performances. You can friend us on Facebook or sign up for our newsletter to be the first to know
The "My Sleigh Ride with Santa Drawing Contest will return November 20 and 21, 2020!
Get a FREE Photo with Santa
Visit Santa and get a free photo when you enter the "My Sleigh Ride with Santa" drawing contest on November 22 and 23!
Win a Ride in Santa's Sleigh in the Elf Parade
The grand prize winner will ride with Santa in the Elf Parade on November 27, 2020 and may bring three guests on the first Winterfest Performance Tour at 6pm following the parade.
Draw a picture of you in Santa’s Sleigh!
Residents of Escambia and Santa Rosa Counties who are ages two (2) to seven (7) at the time of entry are eligible to enter. You may create your entry with paint, crayon, pencil, or ink on an 8.5 x 11-inch sheet of unlined, white paper. Artwork must be horizontal. We only allow one entry per person. Entries must be the entrant’s original, unpublished work.Bring your drawing to Santa at the Old County Courthouse on Saturday, November 17 from 2pm to 5pm, rain or shine
All entry forms must be signed by the entrant’s parent/guardian. By signing, parents grant permission for their children’s artwork, first name, and photo to be put online.
Photos from 2017's Contest!
We're so proud of all the creative kids who entered our drawing contest last year! 2018 was our third year, and we have a lot of fun putting the Santa Photo Party night together in the runup to the Elf Parade See the album on our Facebook page
Photos from 2016's contest
Your art may be featured on the Winterfest website and Facebook as well as digital billboards. Santa will announce the winner at 6pm in the Winterfest Plaza. The winner will ride with Santa in the Elf Parade on November 29, and may bring three guests on the first Winterfest Performance Tour at 6pm following the parade.