Our thanks to everyone who came out to celebrate the day! We hope you had an awesome time.

Follow this link to the Shutterfly website and download your free Santa pictures, or have Shutterfly print and mail your photos for a fee. As an added measure of security, you will be asked to create an account before viewing your SantaLand photographs (name, email, and  password). There will be an email link on the Shutterfly website for any questions.

For a photo retrospective of the day provided by Nick Reed at NRG Photography, click here.

The annual Benevilla Festival of Cheer, presented courtesy of Arrowhead Lexus, focuses on celebrating holidays, diversity, and cultures from around the world.

The Festival of Cheer is designed to bring together all aspects of the community – both residents and businesses – to learn, share, and have fun while celebrating our different cultures, holidays, and backgrounds. Countries and cultures will have different stations set-up throughout the park complex. There is a “Play Land” for children ages 12 and under, crafts,  complimentary pictures with Santa, and, of course,


Benevilla Festival of Cheer snow


Vendors at Benevilla Festival of Cheer

Our Holiday Village features vendors with family friendly items for your holiday shopping delight.

New This Year – Food Trucks!

This year the Festival featured food provided by The Maine Lobster Lady, Mighty Moo, The City Cafe, Kona Ice, White Eyes Fresh Fry Bread Co., Voodoo Dogs, Dunkin’ Donuts, and Island Comforts Hawaiian BBQ!


Ballet Folklorico

Singers, dancers, and musicians from the Greater Phoenix area provide entertainment representing the diverse traditions and cultures that are found around the world.


Chinese Calligraphy

Representatives from around the globe present their holidays traditions and culture at booths found throughout the park.