Duke's Very Merry Village | Castle Park Riverside | Holidays 2022

By theFUNnelCakeBlog | Nov 21, 2022
The most "fun-derful" time of the year at Castle Park is more wonderful than ever! Duke’s Very Merry Village rings in the season with brand new experiences including Duke’s Holiday Express Train, an incredible new light show and our first ever Krampus Experience fright maze. Celebrate the season with our beautiful light displays and festive decorations throughout the ride park. Savor delicious holiday treats as you stroll through the park and of course don’t miss your chance to meet Santa Duke in-person! Saturdays & Sundays - November 19, 2022 - January 8, 2023.

In addition to Castle Park's rides, mini golf, and arcade, additional activities include:

Visits with Santa Duke
Visit with Santa Duke at Castle Park! Our favorite dragon will be greeting guests near the Wiggle Racers on Saturdays and Sundays for photos and holiday wishes. Celebrate the season with Santa Duke!
Schedule: Saturdays and Sundays only

Duke's Holiday Express
Duke has transformed the Castle Park Railroad into his own holiday world called Duke's Holiday Express. Check out one of Castle Park's favorite attractions like you've never seen it before.
Schedule: Open every Ride Park operating day during Duke's Very Merry Village

Snow & Light Show
The famous Castle Park Snow Show returns to Duke's Very Merry Village on the weekends. The best snow in Riverside is even better this year with a new light show added to the fun.
Schedule: Saturdays and Sundays at 5:15pm

Holiday Lights and Decorations
Holiday lights illuminate the night at Castle Park during Duke's Very Merry Village. Stroll the park and admire Duke's work to make the season merry and bright.
Schedule: Open every Ride Park operating day during Duke's Very Merry Village

Ornament Decorating
Homemade ornaments are the best holiday decorations. Head over to the Party Palace on the weekends for children's ornament decorating. Take a keepsake home and have something your family will treasure for years.
Schedule: Saturdays and Sundays 12:00pm to 5:00pm

Anthony the Magic
It's always magic when Anthony the Magic comes to Castle Park and even more so during the holidays! Join Anthony the Magic live in the Big Top on Saturdays afternoons during Duke's Very Merry Village as he dazzles kids and parents alike with his high energy show.
Schedule: Saturdays at 4:00pm

Holiday Show
During Duke's Very Merry Village, the Big Top hosts a variety of holiday themed entertainment. Stop by and enjoy the holiday entertainmetn we have to offer!
Schedule: Sundays at 4:00pm

Krampus Experience
The ghouls and goblins of Castle Dark are taking over a corner of Castle Park for an all-new haunted holiday maze. Krampus, the folk legend known for scaring misbehaving children, comes to Castle Park for the Krampus Experience. Throw a little fright into your holiday nights!
Saturdays and Sundays from 5:00pm-Ride Park close
Notes: An additional fee required to participate in the Krampus Experience and is not recommended for guests under the age of 13. Ticket is valid for single use only to Krampus Experience; not unlimited.

Lunch with Santa Duke
Join our very own Santa Duke for a festive holiday lunch in Al's Big Top. After lunch, enjoy reserved seats for a special performance by Anthony the Magic on Saturdays or a special Holiday Show on Sundays!
Saturdays and Sundays from 3:00-5:00pm
November 19, 20, 26, 27.
December 3, 4, 10, 11, 17, and 18
$16.99 per person and separate admission is required for entry to the park.

Holiday Snack Boxes
Duke loves a snack as much as the next dragon. He's created two new tasty snack boxes for Duke's Very Merry Village. The Sweet Snack Box comes with cinnamon pretzels, a caramel brownie parfait, and chocolate dipped rice crispy treats. The Savory Snack Box contains a mini hot dog with pulled pork and coleslaw, pretzel bites with cheese dippin' sauce, and bacon mac n cheese.
$8.99 per box. Redemption is at Al's Big Top.
Separate admission is required to enter the park.

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