Santa Cartooning with Kids at Edison Ford



Chris Pendleton, President & CEO
Lisa Wilson, Marketing & PR Director

Santa Cartooning with Kids at Edison Ford

FORT MYERS, Fla. (December 3, 2015) -- Kids of all ages are invited to come see Santa with Mrs. Claus, and watch him draw cartoons at Edison & Ford Winter Estates on Dec. 4, 11 and 18, from 6:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Santa's visit is part of the Edison Ford Holiday Nights celebration, which runs now through January 3, 2016. 

Doug MacGregor, a former cartoonist at The News-Press, has been playing Santa at Edison Ford for five years and has been an editorial cartoonist for more than 35 years. MacGregor also is a children's author and illustrator and teaches cartooning classes. His books include Rad Hair Day; Get Creative, Turn on the Bright Side of Your Brain; Morgan McKinney was Portly, Not Skinny; Turtellini, The Turbo-Charged Turtle; The Incredible Tongue Twister That Swallowed My Sister; and Ochre The Smoker. 

Ticket Prices For Holiday Nights:

  • Adults $20
  • Children (ages 6-12) $2
  • Students ages 13 – college (with college ID) $10
  • Edison Ford Members FREE

Holiday Nights is closed Christmas Eve and Christmas Day. 

Open daily 9:00 a.m. – 9:00 p.m. through January 3 and until 5:30 p.m. the remainder of the year.

For more information about Holiday Nights, call 239-334-7419 or visit



Edison & Ford Winter Estates
Edison Ford is open daily from 9:00 a.m. - 5:30 p.m. Edison Ford is the winner of the 2009 National Stewardship Award from the National Trust for Historic Preservation and is an official project of “Save America’s Treasures” at the National Trust for Historic Preservation, a Florida Historic Landmark and a National Register Historic Site. In 2014 the Edison Botanical Laboratory was named a National Historic Chemical Landmark. For additional information call 239-334-7419 or visit the website at