Santa’s Cottage at Bell Farm! Your scene is set for a sweetly special and very real visit with him!

Photo Courtesy: Ashley Helen Photography, Santa’s Cottage at Bell Farm 2021

If the holiday spirit hasn’t hit you yet this charmingly lit up setting at Bell Farm Shops will do the trick quick! Get the family ready to step right into this Hallmark movie scene designed as the perfect space to really have a visit with Santa this year! It feels truly magical and this just may become your new favorite holiday tradition.

Come visit Santa in his cottage and explore the beautiful garden lights at Bell Farm! Take photos with Santa in his cottage as well as with various vignettes set up throughout the gardens. Letters to Santa may also be dropped in his mailbox!

So much Merry Included 

  • A half hour in the enchanted winter wonderland where you can meet Santa in his cottage and take your own photos!
  • Ability to enjoy our multiple magical vignettes to take photos with, one of which is a 4′ tall holiday themed ice sculpture.
  • Option to participate in Bell Farm’s holiday scavenger hunt and receive a prize upon completion.
  • A hot cocoa and cookie from Nectar Cafe.
  • A 20% off one item* coupon to use for the evening in Bell Farm Shops. *Exclusions apply.

Dates & Times with Santa
Santa will be visiting at his cottage every Wednesday in December ahead of Christmas. Based on availability sign up for your 1/2 hour visit anytime between 4:00pm – 7:00pm.

Visit with Santa Ticketing

Advance tickets are required for admission.
Children under 2 are free!
Admission: $12
Optional add on 5×7 Family Photo with Santa: $22
Purchase Tickets Now!

Photos Please! An Optional Add On…

How about some really nice photos of the whole family with Santa? This is a great opportunity to easily get professional photos taken. When was the last time you had one with everyone (including Santa?) If you purchase this add on a professional photographer (Ashley Helen Photography) will take one formal shot and a few candid shots of your interactions with Santa.

With your purchase you will receive one edited 5×7 physical photo and a social sized digital download link of your formal photo. The physical photo will be shipped to you within approximately one week. An album link will also be sent to your email with all of your photos. If you’d  like you’ll have the opportunity to purchase additional prints, download full resolution photos or even purchase Christmas cards!

Ashley Helen Photography has been contracted to provide this service and is not an employee of Bell Farm Shops. You will receive her contact information the night of the event and any questions should be directed to Ashley.

The investment is $22 and the advance add on is required if you would like the photographer to take photos of your family.

More Christmas Magic On-Site

Holiday Shopping!

Bell Farm Shops is home to the Gift & Home Shop, Backyard Birds and Garden and Forever Christmas. The store is fully decorated for the holidays and makes it easy and enjoyable for unique finds for friends and family.

Food & Hot Beverages! 

Nectar Cafe will be stocked with cider, hot cocoa and snacks! There will be extra seating added to enjoy your treats!

Real Christmas Trees, Wreaths and More! 

Saint Nick’s Tree Farm is conveniently located at the back of the property and has real trees, wreaths and more for sale!

Santa’s cottage has double doors that will be open to create an open air environment.

Many frequently asked questions about parking, refund policies, weather reschedules, stroller conditions and more can all be found here!


Bell Farm Shops
Bell Farm Gift & Home, Backyard Bird & Garden, & Forever Christmas
244 US Route 1, York, ME
(207) 363-8181

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