Introducing the first annual holiday event at Windmill Island Gardens - Magic at the Mill! This ticketed event will feature a 'tulip field' of 1,000 LED blossoms displaying a synchronized light and music show. The windmill and park grounds will be lit up and attractions such as the carousel, street organ, and shops will be open. There will also be an opportunity for childern to greet Sinterklaas (the Dutch predecessor of Santa Claus) along with snacks and beverages available for purchase. Magic at the Mill will be a family friendly experience fun for all ages! Tickets are $10 for adults ages 16 and up, $5 for children ages 3-15, and children 2 and under get in free!
Tickets must be purchased in advance and are available for December 2nd, 3rd, 9th, 10th, 16th, and 17th with a choice of 5pm-7pm or 7pm-9pm time slots. Sinterklaas will NOT be at Magic at the Mill opening day, December 2nd, as he will be making his first appearance downtown at the Civic Center. Sinterklaas will be on site December 3rd, 9th, 10th, 16th, and 17th for meet and greet and photo opportunities for children from 5:30pm - 7:30pm.
Your entire party must be present at the time of entry. Tickets for everyone in your party MUST be purchased in advance. Tickets for extra guests will not be sold at the door. Refunds will NOT be given if your ticket(s) can no longer be used.
Due to safety concerns, dogs and outside food and beverages will NOT be permitted into the park. Magic at the Mill is a rain or shine event and will only be cancelled in the case of severe weather. Notice of event cancellation will be sent out via email.