Located in Collinsville, Illinois 15 minutes from St. Louis.
Sessions can each accommodate groups of up to 6 people.
We are located in Collinsville, IL. just 15 minutes from St. Louis, MO.
Avoid the long lines and get private group time with Santa!
As well as the reindeer, you can get photos with Santa, on our REAL sleigh, and among our fantastic Christmas decorations.
Be more present in the moment with your loved ones by letting us take care of the photos. Lindsey McCoy is the ONLY photographer that partners with HLF Reindeer to provide photography. She has years of experience saving the magic of holiday memories through one-of-a-kind photos.
Feel the reindeer coat, how thick the fur is, and how soft the winter coat is.
You'll have the opportunity to try feeding the reindeer their favorite treats.
Note: we don't withold food from the reindeer at any time, so their willingness to eat treats all comes down to their appetite at that time.
You get to go inside the pen with the reindeer and ALSO get photos with a reindeer by our Christmas sleigh! Our Photographer Lindsey will be there capture every memorable moment.
You will receive 10 edited hi-res photos for download or print (physical prints not included).
The real deal Santa Claus that actually lives with reindeer.
Take pictures in our full-size Christmas sliegh.
Santa certifies that the reindeer are Fit for Flight with your group. You get a souvenir signed certification to take home (plus adorable photos of the moment)!
You get a free ornament from Santa. The ornament contains magic reindeer fur so his reindeer team can sense where to go Christmas Eve!
For those who don't wish to feel the real reindeer you can feel reindeer pelts, antlers, and antler velvet.
Learn about the care the reindeer receive, what they eat, and more!
Two handlers are present during the whole encounter for safety and education. We have a wealth of reindeer knowledge not just about the animals, but their history and traditional human culture as well.
Most people don't remember their family photo sessions, but we guarantee you will remember this one!
We offer different packages for different budgets and desired experiences.
Everything from Basic Private Reindeer Encounter plus more! Groups of up to 6 people.
$299/groupBook Deluxe Now