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By Sarah Silva/Marketing Specialist—
AMARILLO – The Don Harrington Discovery Center is revamping their holiday offerings this year in order to give families opportunities to make memories and to do it safely.
New Holiday Hours
The Don Harrington Discovery Center will expand its hours back to normal hours for the holiday season. DHDC has been operating with temporary hours since they were able to reopen in June. Starting Tuesday November 17th through the end of the year hours will be Monday-Saturday 9:30am-4:30pm, and Sunday Noon-4:30pm. The Discovery Center is requiring masks or shields for ALL guests, school age and up. Updated Face Mask Policy Effective 11/19/20: Face coverings are required for guests age 10 and up. Face shields are required for medical mask exempt guests. Masks and face shields are available for purchase at the front desk for $1. Entry to DHDC will be granted only to those wearing a face mask or face shield. All other safety protocols are still in place and can be found here at dhdc.org.
If you’re having a hard time finding the perfect gift for that special friend or family member the DHDC has your solution. The DHDC is offering a BOGO 50% off Family or Family Plus membership SALE! With this Buy One GIVE One special, you can renew your own membership for a year AND give one membership for those special families on your list, OR just give 2 as a gift! This membership sale is good from Black Friday, November 27th, through December 31st. Give the gift of science this holiday season!
Discounted memberships are available in person at the Discovery Center or by calling (806) 355-9547. Must purchase 2 of the same level membership for discount (Family or Family Plus). Not valid on previous purchases.
Are you or someone you know the BIGGEST DHDC lover? We are also offering 25% off the Lifetime Memberships from November 27th-December 31st.
Visit DHDC.org to learn more about Black Friday and the Membership Special.
Santa’s Jolly Jamboree
Families are invited to a special holiday event with timed admission on Saturday, December 5th from 9:30 am to 1:30 pm Enjoy a jolly good time at Santa’s Jolly Jamboree filled with cheerful activities and delightful crafts in Santa’s workshop to celebrate the holiday season! Santa will be here too, for families to get a picture with the big guy! Professional photos will be printed on site to take home with you. Due to current regulations, Santa’s Jolly Jamboree admission will be sold in 1.5 hour time slots. You can choose the time that works best for your family, but don’t wait because capacity at each time is limited. A link is available at dhdc.org to purchase your admission and printed photos with Santa in the time slots of 9:00 – 10:30, 10:30 – Noon, and Noon – 1:30. Online sales will end at 2:00 pm, December 4th or when an event sells out.
Admission to Santa’s Jolly Jamboree is $5 per person for members and $8 per person for non-members. Each child and adult in your party will need to purchase admission for entrance; 2 and under Free. All crafts and activities are included in admission price, with the exception of Santa Photos. Santa photos are $10 per printed photo. For the safety of our guests, only those with photo tickets will be allowed to visit Santa.
Santa’s Jolly Jamboree is a community event at the Discovery Center and proceeds help the DHDC continue their mission and vision to spark curiosity, inspire lifelong learning and bring families and communities closer together while exploring the wonders of science. Generous donations from Happy State Bank, and support by KAMR Local 4 News and Fox 14 have made it possible to hold this very merry event.
For more information about Santa’s Jolly Jamboree, see details at dhdc.org or contact Shanna Collins, DHDC Development, Marketing and Events Coordinator, at (806) 355-9547 x 120 or email [email protected]