Chris Kringle Package

Chris Kringle Package


HO HO HO! Santa is coming to Ottawa, Illinois, and he wants to see you there too!

Get your holiday started with an overnight stay at one of our comfortable hotels, motels or cabins, and get into the Christmas spirit. The promotion includes fun activities for you to choose from, such as the Reddick Mansion Candlelight Tour (a little holiday history); the Holiday Home Tour (an inside look at amazing decorations in local homes); or a cruise on the newly renovated Ste. Genevieve Riverboat (sightseeing or dinner cruise options).

 Peruse the many vendors at the Chris Kringle Market for unique gifts for everyone on your list.  Take a stroll in downtown Ottawa to see the beautiful, seasonal displays in each store.  While wandering in our winter wonderland, stop into Cat’s Eye Wine Bar for a glass of wine or one of the local pubs and spread some Christmas Cheer!

You and your group can also choose to enjoy a private shopping experience, including refreshments, at one of our unique downtown stores ~ Heartland by Hand. Just one more way for you to experience the holidays, Ottawa style.

 Take a drive and enjoy Ottawa’s many parks, adorned with hundreds of festive lights. Take in a movie at the Roxy before heading back to your accommodations for the night.

And DON” T FORGET to stop and tell Santa what you want for Christmas. He and the Mrs. will be spreading holiday cheer and checking the naughty list, at special times during the month of December.

This SPECIAL Holiday Overnight is perfect for anyone looking to enjoy the sights, sounds and flavors, of the season. Look through the package details and choose your ideal getaway.  Your group can select a variety of restaurants and activities, to immerse yourselves in the seasonal charms of Ottawa.  Once you have chosen your perfect package deal, we will put together a personalized itinerary, and have it waiting for you upon arrival.

This package does have a strict cancellation policy due to the scheduling of certain activities and events.

The prices shown are specifically for the promotion and the particular items listed on the planning form and are not available anywhere else.

Please feel free to email any questions to [email protected]       




Comfort Inn

Fairfield Inn & Suites

Hampton Inn

Heritage Harbor

Super 8




















CatsEye Wine Bar

Iniga Pizzeria

Jeremiah Joe Coffee

Lone Buffalo

Red Dog Grill

Woody’s Steak House





Reddick Mansion Candlelight Tour

Sainte Genevieve Riverboat Cruise










Extra Specials add on.


Private Shopping Heartland by Hand


Beauty Basket Indigo Janes


CatsEye Wine Bar Wine Basket




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