See your favorite storybook characters come to life in this magical, immersive experience based on the beloved 1903 story, "Babes in Toyland".
Discover the 4 magical lands of Merry Lane:
Storybook land • Toyland
CandyLand • Gingerbread Land
December 8-23, 2023
Historic Howard Motor Company Building
What to Expect
🎭 30-minute “Babes in Toyland” dance performance by Pasadena Civic Ballet.
💃🏻 Festive interactive dance party led by Mother Goose.
🧺 Teddy Bear Picnic: Each guest receives a picnic box catered by the famous Dinah’s with two pieces of fried chicken, mac & cheese, and roll with honey and lemonade.
👵 "Old Women and the Shoe” Photo Op: Pose in front of our massive vintage shoe with your favorite storybook characters.
🧸 Gummy Bear Lounge with complimentary gummy bear tasting.
🍫 Gingerbread Sweets Shoppe: Hot chocolate bar and seasonal treats, apple spiced slushees and gingerbread cookies available for purchase.
🍬Miss Sweet: Strolling sweets table with lollipops and candy galore.
🎀Little Bo Peep Holiday Bowtique: Get in some holiday shopping with unique gifts and keepsakes for everyone on your list.
🅰️Giant Toyland Letter Blocks Game: Spell out your name or greeting for a unique and festive photo op.
🐴 Toyland Workshop with vintage toys and a 15 foot custom hot air balloon photo op.
❄️Toyland Sleigh and Snow: Farewell character serenade and guest sing along as magical snow falls throughout the Lands.
Choose Your Experience
(Reindeer, Snowman, or Teddy Bear)
Ceramic Gingerbread House
Explore Four distinct lands
Performance by Pasadena Civic Ballet
Festive interactive dance party led by Mother Goose
Teddy Bear Picnic
Old Mother Hubbard Shoe Photo-Op
Little Bo Peep Bowtique
Large Toyland blocks game
Toyland Workshop with 15-foot Vintage Hot Air Balloon Photo Op
Gummy Bear Lounge
Gummy Bear Tasting
Paint-your-own Ceramic Gingerbread House
Meet “Miss Sweet”, our strolling dessert table
Travel through our life-size gingerbread house
Hot chocolate bar, gingerbread cookies, and holiday treats
Spiced apple slushees in signature gingerbread man cups