A Grateful Heart Christmas Festival Fundraiser

  • Address will be given on ticket
  • Big Bear City, CA, California 92314
  • Time:
    11:00 AM to 3:00 PM
  • Location: Address will be given on ticket
  • Contact: Julie Sifter
909-979-9333 website

Celebrate the Christmas Season with us while helping to raise funds to feed and provide care for Grateful Heart Animal Sanctuary's rescues!
Please join us for A Grateful Heart Christmas Festival Fundraiser! It is sure to be a fun filled day!

The sanctuary grounds will be festive with decorations and holiday music!

Visit and take pictures with Santa & Mrs. Claus

Go for a hayride around the sanctuary and see all of our animal rescues!

Enjoy making crafts!

Meet and spend time with our goats, pigs and dogs! Have fun taking pictures while you're with them!

Say hello to our horses, burros, bunnies, chickens, roosters, ducks and steers!

Fill your bellies with hot dogs, cotton candy, popcorn, hot chocolate or hot apple cider!

Feel the love and spirit of the Christmas season and let your heart be joyful and carefree!

Get your tickets today!

Ticket Sales will end 3 days prior to the event.

Ticket price is all inclusive and includes offsite parking, admission for one, 3 food tickets and 1 drink ticket, hayride, arts and crafts, visit and photo op with Santa & Mrs. Claus, and admission to our animal encounter area. (Children under the age of 18 must be accompanied by a parent to participate in our animal encounter area.)

Youngsters 3 and under are admitted free with a parent or legal guardian. One youngster per parent or legal guardian. This is for their safety.

Attendees must show your Eventbrite Ticket at the gate for entry.


Event will take place regardless of weather. Please dress warm and plan accordingly. Mountain weather can change suddenly. You will be driving approximately one mile on dirt roads. Carry chains just in case.


Waiver of liability must be signed for each person attending prior to entry. The Waiver of Liability is on your ticket AND your order confirmation email. PLEASE SAVE THE EMAIL, print out the waiver of liability, read and fill it out completely, sign and bring it with you to the event. Thank you.

Upcoming Dates For This Event:

  • Sunday, December 19

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