A Christmas elf opens magical doors at Mr. Kringle's Inventionasium Experience in Cleveland, Ohio's Tower City mall

Ticket Options

Select the best fit for your family! Choose from a Classic, Deluxe, VIP or Christmas Eve Experience.

Photography

Snapping memories is encouraged throughout your entire experience, including time with Mr.Kringle. View all possibilities!

Attire

Your holiday best is always a popular choice, but for added comfort and enjoyment, Mr. Kringle recommends pajamas to fit the occasion.

Directions & Parking

Head to our portal located in Downtown Cleveland, OH. View the map or get directions. Tower City’s self-park lot is just $6 if you visit the Inventionasium!

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Adventure Awaits ...

It’s a STEM Accredited Holiday Experience! Guests participate in the engineering design process as they explore Mr. Kringle’s top secret toy laboratory. Along the way, Kringle’s inventing team assist guests with the creation of their very own toy!

"Help Invent Toys"

Mr. Kringle needs your help to create toys that will excite the imaginations of children across the globe.

"Brainstorm"

Brainstorm the most spectacular ideas for your new toy.

"Design"

Imagine how your toy might take shape. Doodle and design until your ready to bring your invention to life.

Make, Evaluate, Innovate!

Experiment with your materials and assemble them into a toy masterpiece! While creating – swap, mix and match your pieces and parts until your creation is just right.

"Showcase"

Once your toy is complete, give it a name and document its purpose and special abilities. Then, it’s time to show Mr. Kringle your finished masterpiece. Afterwards, head home with your amazing creation!

Choose Your Experience

Classic

Enjoy an Inventionasium® adventure in the company of other families. Meet Kringle’s team, invent toys and help make Christmas! Visit privately with Mr. Kringle® and receive 4-5 mins of his undivided attention.

Details & Pricing

INCLUDES:
*60 Min. Immersive Experience
*Private Mr. Kringle® Visit
*Unlimited Personal Photography
*1 Digital Photograph
*Invent-A-Toy Kit/Child
*Souvenir Certificate & Button/Child
*Coat, Bag & Stroller Check
*Kringle’s Toy Shoppe® Access

TICKETS:
Non-Peak Dates $28
Peak Dates $38
Infants (0-23 Mos) Free
View Value Pricing 

Adult Ticket Required Per Reservation

Deluxe

Enjoy an Inventionasium® adventure in the company of other families. Meet Kringle’s team, invent toys and help make Christmas! Visit privately with Mr. Kringle® and receive a fully personalized visit and special gift. 

Details & Pricing

INCLUDES:
*60 Min. Immersive Experience
*Personalized Mr. Kringle® Visit
*Unlimited Personal Photography
*2 Digital Photographs
*Invent-A-Toy Kit/Child
*Souvenir Certificate & Button/Child
*Special Gift/Child
*Takeaway Treats/Guest
*Coat, Bag & Stroller Check
*Kringle’s Toy Shoppe® Access

TICKETS:
Non-Peak Dates $48
Peak Dates $58
Infants (0-23 Mos) Free
View Value Pricing

Adult Ticket Required Per Reservation

VIP

Enjoy a private Inventionasium® adventure, personalized service and festive comfort in our VIP Lounge, complete with whimsical decor, seasonal desserts, beverages, and fun for the ultimate family experience.

Details & Pricing

INCLUDES:
*60 Min. Immersive Experience
*Personalized Mr. Kringle® Visit
*Unlimited Personal Photography
*4 Digital Photographs
*Invent-A-Toy Kit/Child
*Souvenir Certificate & Button/Child
*Special Gift/Child
*Takeaway Treats/Guest
*Train Ride/Guest
*Private Tour Group
*VIP Lounge Access
*Holiday Bakery & Beverages
*Coat, Bag & Stroller Check
*Kringle’s Toy Shoppe® Access

TICKET PACKAGE:
(Up to 5 Guests)
Non-Peak Dates $398
Peak Dates $498

ADDITIONAL TICKETS:
Non-Peak/Peak Dates $25
Infants (0-23 Mos) Free

Adult Ticket Required Per Reservation

Christmas Eve

Party with Mr. Kringle’s friends and help finish the last of the toys. Invent in style, with party favors, holiday desserts, refreshments, a personalized visit and special gift from Mr. Kringle®. Its’ the most magical night of the year!

Details & Pricing

INCLUDES:
*60 Min. Immersive Experience
*Personalized Mr. Kringle® Visit
*Unlimited Personal Photography
*3 Digital Photographs
*Party Hat/Guest
*Invent-A-Toy Kit/Child
*Souvenir Certificate & Button/Child
*Special Gift/Child
*Takeaway Treats/Guest
*Train Ride/Guest
*VIP Lounge Access
*Holiday Bakery & Beverages
*Coat, Bag & Stroller Check
*Kringle’s Toy Shoppe® Access

TICKETS:
Christmas Eve $68
Infants (0-23 Mos) Free

Adult Ticket Required Per Reservation

"Best Santas in the U.S."

- TIME
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2021 INVENTIONASIUM SCHEDULE

Calendar of availability to see Santa Claus at Mr. Kringle's Inventionasium Experience in Cleveland
November Dates & Times

Saturday, November 20, 9am-8pm *
Sunday, November 21, 9am-7pm *
Friday, November 26, 3pm-8pm *
Saturday, November 27, 9am-8pm *
Sunday, November 28, 9am-7pm *

* Denotes “Non-Peak Dates”

December Dates & Times

Friday, December 3, 3pm-8pm *
Saturday, December 4, 9am-8pm
Sunday, December 5, 9am-7pm
Friday, December 10, 3pm-8pm *
Saturday, December 11, 9am-8pm
Sunday, December 12, 9am-7pm
Thursday, December 16, 3pm-8pm *
Friday, December 17, 3pm-8pm *
Saturday, December 18, 9am-8pm
Sunday, December 19, 9am-7pm
Monday, December 20, 3pm-8pm *
Tuesday, December 21, 3pm-8pm *
Wednesday, December 22, 9am-8pm
Thursday, December 23, 9am-8pm
Friday, December 24, 9pm-3pm

* Denotes “Non-Peak Dates”

Invent-A-Toy

Every child ticket includes 12 pieces to invent the perfect toy! After showing Mr. Kringle, all masterpieces leave with their creators. Additional kits may be purchased for adult attendees, $12/kit.

Photography with Mr. Kringle

Capture magical moments and bring home keepsakes of your Mr. Kringle visit.
Take-Your-Own Photography

COURTESY TO ALL INVENTIONASIUM GUESTS

Personal photography is welcome and encouraged throughout the entire experience, including your visit with Mr. Kringle!
Intended for own personal use or for use on individual social media accounts.

Digital Photography

INCLUDED WITH INVENTIONASIUM EXPERIENCES

CLASSIC
1 Image

DELUXE
2 Images

VIP
4 Images

Christmas Eve
3 Images

 

ADDITIONAL DIGITAL IMAGES $10
Per Image

Special Gift

During the visit, have Mr. Kringle present each child with a very special gift, $14/gift.

 

Takeaway Treats

Add the perfect ending to your family's experience with delicious goodies to take home! All takeaway treats are given to guests upon departure, $4/treat.
Treats Menu

KRINGLE’S FLAVORED CANDY CANES
Giant gourmet hand crooked candy canes available in delicious flavors: Birthday Cake, Cotton Candy, Tutti Fruitti, Bubblegum, Buttered Popcorn, PB&J, Toasted Marshmallow, Pink Lemonade, Blue Raspberry, Strawberries & Cream, Watermelon, Sour Apple.

COOKIE POP
Yummy cookie hand-dipped in chocolate and decorated with delicious toppings. Available in white or dark chocolate.

MARSHMALLOW POP
Giant marshmallow hand-dipped in chocolate and decorated with delicious toppings.

SOUR POP
Hand-poured lollipop available in a variety of flavor pairings. Choice of sour wildberry, sour watermelon or sour pink lemonade.

HOLIDAY CRISPY POP
Crispy rice hand-dipped in chocolate, drizzled with a chocolate ribbon and sprinkled with holiday candy. Choice of white chocolate, dark chocolate or green chocolate.

Train Ride

All aboard the Kringle Chugga Choo-Choo®! Travel on one of North’s most favorite passenger trains for a delightful ride through a display of animated wonder, $3/rider.

 

Wear pajamas, or your holiday best!

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Parking Details

Discounted parking is available at Tower City’s Self-Park Lot. Kringle parking vouchers are $6, good all day and may be purchased online or over the phone when buying your tickets. Parking vouchers are issued at the concierge desk upon check-in. Initial and/or additional vouchers may be purchased on-site.

 

Upon arriving at Tower City, make sure to pull a ticket from the machines. If arriving during a special event, show the attendant you’re ticket confirmation and a ticket will be given to you. When departing, pull your car up to the booth, insert your ticket first, then the voucher and the gate will allow you to exit.

 

Main entrance for Tower City’s Self-Park Lot:
1527 West 6th street Cleveland, Ohio 44113

 

Vehicles exceeding 6ft in height must enter from Rear entrance:
350 Canal Rd. Cleveland, Ohio 44113

Directions To Parking Lot

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