Santa's Village Azoosment Park
Just south of Higgins Rd. (72) on Dundee Ave. (25)
East Dundee, Ill. 60118
Cost: $18.75, free kids 2 and under. Admission includes rides, attractions, edutainment shows and and parking.
Hours: Opens for season May 12, 2013; 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesday-Friday; 11 a.m.-7 p.m. Saturday; 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Sunday and holidays
The park offers kiddie and family thrill rides, barn and petting zoo with many domestic and exotic animals, live shows, games, shops and restaurants. New in 2013: The Wildcat Roller Coaster and the Ding'em Dodge'em Bumper Cars, plus new games, shows and more.