West Chester, PA (December 8, 2015) – A magical flight and Christmas goodie bags await good girls and boys this year as Santa Claus arrives via helicopter on Saturday, December 12, at West Chester’s American Helicopter Museum and Education Center (AHMEC), 1220 American Boulevard.

The excitement begins at 10 a.m. with face painting and cookie decorating. Santa and Mrs. Claus land at 11 a.m. accompanied by Elsa from Disney’s movie, “Frozen,” and one of Santa’s very special elves. Creating ornaments for a Charlie Brown Christmas tree adds to the fun that ends at 2 p.m.


SANTA CLAUS ARRIVES VIA HELICOPTER

Admission is $10.00 per person and includes a photo opportunity with Santa, so bring a camera! Helicopter rides cost $60.00 per person on a first-come, first-served basis beginning at 11:00 a.m. until 2 p.m.

SANTA CLAUS ARRIVES VIA HELICOPTER

Memberships are currently on sale at a special holiday price of $10.00 off of each level until December 31, 2015. The purchase of a membership includes SantaFest admission.

Contact AHMEC at 610-436-9600 or see the website at www.americanhelicopter.museum for more information and to purchase SantaFest advance tickets or Memberships.

SANTA CLAUS ARRIVES VIA HELICOPTER

The American Helicopter Museum and Education Center, located in the land of industry innovators in the Philadelphia region, is the nation’s premier aviation museum devoted exclusively to helicopters. Established in 1996, the nonprofit organization collects, restores and displays rotary-wing aircraft, including over 35 civilian and military helicopters, autogiros and convertaplanes.