of display locations and
for daily displays
if your town hasn't
included reindeer in their winter event planning, tell them about
scheduling for another
fun display year in 2017 - call now
If the date you want to book is marked "booked"
on our calendar below, or the date you want appears booked up (2 or more
listings), contact us
anyway. We may, if possible, adjust our schedule or open new dates to
accommodate your needs. We'll do what we can to fill your request if
it is at all possible. There are only so many days available though
and only so many reindeer to go out,
so booking early is critical for daily rental availability and long term
leases. Booking begins early each year (we're talking
before our current season ends-current clients rebook) so if you have a date in mind for your event, we can't stress
enough to book early in the year. Plan early if you would like to set up a
lease arrangement, where the reindeer stay on your site for 10 days in a
row or longer. USDA licensing, shelter, fencing and caretaking
issues all take time to work out.
Our reindeer only travel within Oregon.
Basic daily rental display, lease pricing and general details for renting
or leasing reindeer are listed below this calendar. There may be
additional charges depending on your unique set up.
Our Current Line-up
Top Row (L to R): Dasher, Prancer, Cocoa, Cupid
Middle Row (L to R): Elf, Glitter,
Bottom Row (L to R) Noelle, Joy
2017 Holiday season calendar
- November & December
5 miles past Marcola
sunriver lease begins
reindeer to Loch Lolly Christmas Forest, North Plains - no viewing
Al Kader Shriners , Wilsonville on Parkway Ave
Oakway Center 4-7pm
Salem Holiday Tree Lighting,
5:45- 7:45pm at Riverfront Park
Dennis' 7 Dee's Lake Oswego10-5 Petting
Westfir Bridge Lighting 6-8
Dennis' 7 Dee's Cedar Hills 10-5
St. Helen's NG Armory 11-2
Christmas 4 Kids 8-11am
Heritage Mall - Albany 3pm - 7pm
Paragon/Bioteck/Pearl Buck 7-9
delay - Contact us now to reserve your
date for the 2017 holiday season!
Reindeer displays are ideal for anyone looking to draw a crowd to their
holiday event! When our reindeer arrive, out of nowhere, people seem
to appear before we are even out of the truck. By the time we have
the display panels set up, there is always a crowd gathered. The
funny thing is, most of the crowd doesn't know exactly why they are
excited and what they are waiting for! Then the doors to the trailer
open and out jump the reindeer! The ooohs and ahhhs can be heard
throughout the crowd over the bells that our reindeer are wearing.
That excitement and anticipation is one of the many reasons why our reindeer are so popular at
holiday events. Reindeer are like unicorns - many people want to
believe in them, but since they haven't seen them, they don't think they
actually are a real species and therefore reindeer have a mystical
quality. Are they really reindeer? They can't believe it!
We've had people spend hours around the pen just looking at them over and
over and asking us questions about these unique animals.
Our displays are custom designed to work with your event,
although we do have animal/people safety rules that always apply.
We'll work with you to provide an outstanding addition to your event! We display only
throughout the state of Oregon. We can recommend other reindeer
owners for displays in other states.
We hope you understand when we
say that reindeer are not petting zoo
animals (see antlers in photos for one of the reasons why). For safety
to your clientele and our animals, the reindeer must remain in their
display pen for the duration of the display time and only the handler
enters the pen. Photos can be
taken through the display panel grids.
Each display is quoted
individually depending on display requirements, time and day we have the
reindeer on display & specific
client requests, portage distances for equipment and other factors. Each
display is has unique requirements.
Basic charges: **charges
listed below are beginning level charges for very basic setups. Your
price may be different than the basic level depending on what other
factors come into play for your entire display package:
Mileage charges are always addition to the display costs.
$1200.00** is the absolute minimum
charge (NOT including mileage) for 2 hours or less of basic display with
no special requirements for the display location.
$1500.00** - 3 hrs basic
display charge (not including mileage)
$1800.00** is the minimum charge for
4 hours of display, not including mileage.
$2,250.00** is the minimum
charge for 5 hours of display, not including mileage.
$2,400.00** is the minimum
charge for 6 hours of display, not including mileage.
$2,625.00** is the minimum
charge for 7 hours of display, not including mileage.
$2,800.00** is the minimum basic
day rate for 8 hours of display (not including mileage) with no special
requirement charges added.
$350.00 per hr add'l charge
for time over what contract agreement states on display time, rounded up
to the nearest hour.
**Additional charges may apply
to your display request depending on your requests. Please read
information below carefully.
Petting station with 1 calf
for petting available every 1/2 hour - $500/under 4 hours or less;
$1200/ full day. Calf petting is available in a limited capacity on
years when calves are available. Due to young age and stress
factors, calf is available for petting for 1/2 hour, then the calf must rest in
pen for the next 1/2 hour before we bring it out for petting & photos
once again. Lines will be long when you offer calf petting and
petting time must be limited per person to allow all in line the chance
to pet the calf. But this option is EXTREMELY popular and in great
demand. There are special set up requirements to make the calf
petting station a success. USDA Approved Hot Water Handwashing
Stations must be present during the petting session time.
Absolutely NO pet photos with the calf due to cross contamination
Indoor displays or displays
that are located further than 100 feet each way from truck/trailer unloading area - add $200
Basic rates do not apply for
bookings on Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, New
Years Eve, & New Years Day. Bookings on these days will be custom
5% discount on day rate for
back to back display date bookings (example- Sat/Sun full days).
Discount applies to full day rate only; mileage and any additional charges
are added after day rate is calculated.
5% discount for booking
additional day(s) during same season but not back to back.
endorsements are charged at $100 per form.
Mileage charges for travel
time is at $3.00 per mile, round trip. 60 mile credit round trip is
allowed per trip.
Basic display includes 2 reindeer*****
(calf & adult or 2 adults) in pen,
15' x 15' (or appropriate size for display) containment pen, reindeer handler to answer questions,
set up, clean up, liability insurance for the reindeer and a great holiday experience!
provide safe, flat display
site CLEARED OF ALL DEBRIS for us to set up our pen,
*tent or overhead shelter if required by
weather for your clients
to enjoy viewing,
close by for our truck/trailer (within sight of display area), ***
lighting for night
displays around pen (see below for more info on appropriate lighting),
for keeping your crowd back from the reindeer as they are transported back
& forth from pen to trailer,
and onsite signage
* - If you wish
to have a cover for your crowds please arrange to set up your tent before
we arrive with the pen and reindeer. We will set up our pen out of the way of your
client foot traffic pathways and clear of your tent
** - we use our truck to store
the majority of excess equipment rather than clutter up our display site. By USDA
display requirements, we must be within eyesight of the reindeer at all
times while they are on display. Parking for our truck/trailer
must be within eyesight range so we can grab what we need quickly
and not leave the display site unattended.
*** - for safety, lighting
needs to be hung from above instead of coming in from the side of the
display pen. When lights shine in to the pen from the side, the
animals and handler are blinded, which creates an unsafe situation.
**** - Attendance will increase
greatly if you advertise that the reindeer will be at your event.
Reindeer draw in crowds like you would not expect if you just let people
know they will be at your event. If your intent is to increase sales
we suggest placing the reindeer display pen in an area where your
customers must walk through your store or venue to reach the reindeer
SPECIAL NOTE: ABSOLUTELY
NO SNOW MAKING MACHINES ARE ALLOWED WITHIN WIND BLOWING DISTANCE FROM
THE REINDEER WHEN THEY ARE IN THEIR DISPLAY PEN REGARDLESS OF CHEMICAL
MAKEUP OF THE "SNOW".
*****It is a
natural occurrence for reindeer to lose their antlers once a year.
We have no control over when antlers are lost - it depends on light
exposure, temperatures, and each animals normal timing to shed.
Should an antler be shed during a display, we will use the shed antler as
a teaching tool to show viewers how the natural shed happens and what it
looks like and how much it weighs. There will be some blood on the
reindeer under where the antler was seated on the head - this is normal.
We can not clean the blood off due to the new antler growing in - which is
extremely sensitive to the reindeer. Most people are
fascinated by the shedding process and can't believe antlers grow in
just a few months. Should this happen, we ask for your
understanding. The reindeer is completely comfortable with just one
antler and the shedding process is not painful for them.
Our standard display pen
set up is 15
feet x 15 feet and is made from 2" x 4" welded wire. We will not display in an area that requires less
room than we consider comfortable for the safety of our reindeer. During
inclement weather, we may decide a pop up in the pen is necessary to
provide shelter for the reindeer. This is our handlers decision
and non-negotiable. Our handlers will not set up our display pen
in an area that puts the reindeer standing in water. Display area must be
relatively flat so pen can stand securely. Grassy areas are not a good surface for set up
unless you don't care about how the grass looks after the display, as reindeer
have very large hooves and will tear up the grass. Grass must not
have any chemicals (fertilizers etc) added 60 days before the reindeer are
to be on that surface. Responsibility
for covering and protecting inside flooring is clients. Our pen
has metal poles and reindeer have sharp hooves. For inside venues we
suggest laying down a tarp, then sheets of 3/8" plywood before we arrive
and put down our tarp. Our tarp is not sufficient to protect inside floors. Walkways
to and from an indoor venue must be protected also if they are of
Ask us what works well for these areas.
All dogs must be on
leash and the leash held by a person over 12 years of age and completely
able to control your dog. We
realize most dogs have never seen a reindeer, and allow time for them to
adjust to the reindeer when they first approach the pen. However, if the
dog continues to bark or be aggressive towards the reindeer, we will ask
the dog owner to remove their dog from the reindeer pen area. Dogs
are to be under the control of their owner at all times. We
reserve the right to ask the dog to be removed from the pen area at any
time if we think the dog is disturbing the display area or the reindeer
are becoming stressed by the dogs presence.
Minimum lease -10 days.
Each lease is priced separately, so please contact us with your plans
and we'll quote. Client provides approved pen and shelter setup.
We also lease for longer time frames than 10 days - contact us
for a specific price quote based on your requirements. The longer
the lease time, the less it costs for your per day charges. USDA license must be obtained or currently
held and in good standing by facility where reindeer will be on display
during full lease time frame (we can assist with info on obtaining a USDA
license) or you must provide one person we can train to oversee reindeer
care while they are on site for the length of the lease so they will be
covered under our license. Facility for reindeer housing & display can not have been
used for sheep or goats anytime prior to reindeer being on the same area.
6 foot grid fencing/pen with sturdy shelter must be provided, as well as
assigning at least one person in charge of care & feeding that we can
train on care & reindeer facts to share with your viewing
audience. Fencing material must not allow small animals to enter the
pen. We require a person stay in some kind of housing/RV at the pen site overnight at
all times that the reindeer are on lease. We can provide this
person if requested, at an additional charge of $300 per day. We deliver,
pick up, provide feed and food/water containers, decorated halters, bells,
lead ropes. Veterinary care must be locally available and Vet
notified of reindeer in the area during lease time.
Calf Petting!! So very popular for all ages
and a real people pleaser!! Calf is considered one of
two reindeer per display - adult stays in pen, calf is brought out every
1/2 hour for petting. $500 for 1/2 day (4 hrs or less) or $1200
for over 4 hours. Requires hot water hand station that meets USDA handwashing code, 6 bales of straw and we provide the fun! Prepare
for long lines, lots of attendance, and making memory time! We
provide calf, handler, 2 calf security people for around handler and
calf. You provide dry straw bales and volunteers or employees to
control the line.
Sleigh available for rent during reindeer displays -
$500 per day Great for photos!
**Field Trips -
field trip scheduling
during November & December
works around our display schedule. Please email or call to check
with us first to see what works best for our schedule. We do not schedule
field trips for any day we have an off-farm display.
$6.00 per child or
non-chaperoning adult, (under 3 yrs old free with older children's group
; $48.00 minimum charge for group.
encounter interactive reindeer education (no touching of live reindeer,
but we do have a hide and antlers to touch).
Approx. 20 children or less
per group with the reindeer at one time for farm field trips. Chaperones are required
for farm field trips - 1:5
chaperone/children for 3-5 yrs; 1:8 ratio for 6 yrs & up.
Photos with reindeer to the
side or in
$10.00 per car - 1/2 hour
viewing and learning about reindeer. (on family day only viewing is limited to 1/2 hr per family;
days other than family day time limits are relaxed)
Please call ahead
(541-933-1832) or email us at
firstname.lastname@example.org to see what times & dates the
reindeer will be available to view. From November 1st through Christmas
visits are difficult to schedule due to our off-farm display schedule so
watch our calendar to see what date is reserved for Family Day.
Email or call to see what we can arrange.
Commercials, Movies & photos for print advertising - call for quote.
Artist visits for sketching or
photographs - $500 for up to 4 hours. Print or art items used for
sale by photographers or artists, we kindly request you use farm name
for credit on photos or sketches.
Santa photo visits - $250 per
Antlers for sale:
Variety of sizes and pricing. Prices start at $10 per tine for under 24 tines unmounted. Mounting kits available.
Over 24 tines, custom quoted.
- Autographed hoof prints and hoof prints
Antlers for SALE!!
nicely weathered antler set from 2012/2013 season off a reindeer cow
named Twinkles. Right side is 43" tall x 21.5" wide and has 15
tines. Left side is 36" tall x 20.5" wide and has 9 tines.
Total of 24 tines. Price $240.00 + shipping.
antler set comes from a reindeer steer named Comet. Right side is
43" tall x 26" wide and has 11 tines. Left side is 45.5" tall x
26.5" wide and has 18 tines. Total of 29 tines. Price is $290.00 +
*Antler dimensions are approximate due to
formations and layouts.
We have other antler sets available. If
those above are not what you are looking for, please email us with your
New! Ornaments Featuring our Reindeer!
3 styles/colors - Blue, Red or Green - 2 photo choices - Green or Snow
print and photo
Each photo is an
original hoof print (imprinted from your requested reindeer - we ask them
nicely:) and includes a photo and message from your choice of reindeer.
Handmade and customized per each request, limited quantities. We
suggest ordering early in the year to avoid disappointment as Christmas
approaches and we run out of time to assemble.
Includes a photo of
your reindeer of choice (Rudolph, Frosty, Dasher, Dancer, Glitter,
Cookie, Ginger, Elf, Prancer, Crystal, Cocoa, Noelle).
***12/19/17 last date
for ordering for Christmas delivery using rush shipping.
Each framed hoof
print/photo is custom, and may vary in design from those shown below.
Reads "Believe in the Magic of Reindeer" and is "signed" by reindeer of choice