A Holiday Experience for All Ages

Indoors & Heated!

Photo for illustration purposes only. Look for actual event photos soon.

A BRAND NEW Family-Friendly Holiday experience

A BRAND NEW Christmas event in Northeast Ohio.

The production team that created the Ohio Christmas Factory has 22 years of experience creating spooky seasonal Halloween events – The Factory of Terror & Akron Haunted Schoolhouse & Laboratory.  This year, our production team has created a one-of-a-kind Christmas experience with lots of holiday lights & sights but NO FRIGHTS!

The Ohio Christmas Factory will feature: A 15-minute light show synched to music on our 5-story entrance façade custom built by a design company featured on ABC’s Great Christmas Light Fight, lots of Christmas characters, seasonal photo ops and selfie stations, Christmas cocktails for guests over 21, a giant gingerbread house, Christmas tree stroll and more!

With over 50,000 square feet of indoor & heated space, the Ohio Christmas Factory is sure to become a holiday tradition.


Features notated with an * require an additional charge

He’s making his list and checking it twice. Sit down and tell Santa
Claus what you’d like for Christmas.

*souvenir photos will be available for purchase

Once the sun goes down, you’ll be treated to a fun and exciting 15-minute state-of-the-art Christmas lights and effects show on our HUGE entrance facade.  **does not run before dusk**

Coming during our matinee? We’ve got an indoor musical light show synched to popular Christmas carols.

Take a walk through a forest of dozens of beautifully-decorated Christmas trees. All unique, all breathtaking.

All of your favorite holiday characters will be on hand to meet & take photos with  Greenie Meanie*, the Friendly Snowman, Big Guy Elf, Snow Queen, the snow monster, and so many more!

*souvenir photos will be available for purchase

Grab a chair and some crayons and remind Santa what you’d like for Christmas. Our Magical Mailbox will get your letter to the big man himself very quickly.

*Purchase a cookie decorating kit at Mrs. Claus’ Cookie Bakery and have some fun decorating your own Christmas cookies.

Give your senses a whirl as you walk through our tantalizingly terrific illusions.  Like a VR flight with Santa*, the vortex tunnel, and a fun mirror maze!

*additional charge applies

Give the kids a break and let them loose in the Fun Zone.  Complete with spinny chairs, fun mirrors, and more!

While enjoying the sights & sounds of our event, adults 21+ may stop at one of our 4 bars.  Enjoy specialty cocktails & shots, and the Great Lakes Brewing Company’s beer truck featuring Christmas Ale!

... and SO MUCH MORE!

Indoor Snowball Fight
Step into a world of enchantment as we bring the wonder of winter indoors. Engage in a lively snowball fight, where laughter echoes and fluffy snowballs fly with delightful abandon.
Included with Admission
Free Photo Ops
Capture the joy and magic of the holiday season with a selection of free Christmas photo ops designed to create cherished family memories. Gather your loved ones, strike a pose, and let the spirit of the season shine through in every frame.
Included with Admission
Naughty or Nice List
Find out where you stand on Santa's list with Snitches the Elf, who offers a verified certificate to prove whether you've been Nice or Naughty! It's easy and reassuring to know where you stand in Santa's eyes.
Included with Admission
Hot Chocolate Stand
Indulge your taste buds and warm up with classic favorites or embark on a flavorful adventure with our array of tantalizing options. Includes both non-alcoholic and spirited versions. Sip, savor, and let the comforting embrace of our hot chocolate creations transport you to a winter wonderland.
Additional Charges Apply
Frozen Forest
Embark on a magical walkthrough amidst ice & snow-covered trees, where whimsical Christmas and winter characters come to life, creating an enchanting holiday experience.
Included with Admission
Gingerbread Mansion
Marvel at the giant gingerbread house, a magical creation that will make you feel like you've stepped into a storybook.
Included with Admission
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**Dates below may be subject to change**

Ohio Christmas Factory Event Pricing

Tickets can be purchased online or on-site.  Children 3 and under do not require a ticket.

All admissions include access to:

The Extreme Christmas Light Shows, Vortex Tunnel & Mirror Maze, Holiday Character Meet & Greets, Free Photo Ops, Christmas Tree Stroll, Who-ville, Gingerbread Mansion, the Frozen Forest, Kids’ Fun Zone, Letters to Santa, Naughty or Nice List, Winters’ Wonderland Bar, One-Eyed Jack’s & Christmas in the Caribbean, the North Pole Tavern, and the Hot Chocolate Bar.

Kids' Admission

Ages 4-17
**Available before 4 pm only**
(ages 3 & under are free all day)
TBD per person
  • See details above for what is included with admission.

General Admission

Ages 18+
**After 4 pm, ages 4+ are the same price**
(ages 3 & under are free all day)
TBD per person
  • See details above for what is included with admission.

Ticket Add-Ons & Upgrades

May be purchased online or on-site
  • Mrs. Claus' Cookie Bakery
  • Santa's Sleigh Ride VR Experience

Additional On-Site Purchases

  • Food & Drink
  • Souvenir Photos
  • Gift Shop Purchases, event souvenirs & apparel

Ugly Sweater Party ~ Adults Only

Join us for a special night for a fun Christmas Bar Crawl & Ugly Sweater Contest for adults 21+.  Drink, be merry, pose for pictures with the Greenie Meanie, and possibly win a prize for your ugly sweater.  Cover charge applies, tickets will be available soon.  Click the image to the left for more information.


Follow the general directions from this Google Map.  Once you arrive at the Factory of Terror haunted house building, from Mahoning Road, turn onto Cliftmont Ave NE.  Head down the street a bit then turn left into the Ohio Christmas Factory/All American Axe Throwing parking lot (Gate 3.)

Head down the stairs indicated by the signage.  Handicapped parking is in the lot on the corner of Cliftmont & Mahoning. Once parked, head through Gate 1 to find the ticketing area. Strollers should use the ramp located on the far left side of the main RED parking lot in order to avoid the stairs, then proceed through Gate 1.

Look for the giant Christmas Tree or follow the signage to the ticketing/check-in area.

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