Santa for the Day Contest

We love, love, love going to see The Grinch each year at The Old Globe, and this year, Mallory will enter the  “Santa for a Day” for her chance to assist the Grinch on stage with the lighting of the tree at the ninth annual Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony. 

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Parents of children ages 3 – 10 may submit their child’s drawing expressing what the holidays mean to them and their family to be entered in the Globe’s “Santa for a Day” contest. In addition to assisting the Grinch, the randomly selected winner will receive a VIP Family Four-Pack to attend the 4:30 p.m. performance of Dr. Seuss’ How the Grinch Stole Christmas! on Nov. 16.

Parents may enter their child’s drawing by emailing a photo of it to, or drawings may also be delivered in person to the Globe Box Office or mailed to “Santa for a Day” Contest, P.O. Box 122171, San Diego, CA 92112.


All submissions will be posted online on The Old Globe’s Facebook page. Parents may also enter by posting a photo of their child’s drawing on their Instagram page and tagging @TheOldGlobe. Contest entries will be accepted through Wednesday, Nov. 12, and the winner will be announced on the Globe’s Facebook and Instagram pages on Thursday, Nov. 13. 

All entries must include the name and age of the child and a parent or guardian’s phone. One winner will be chosen at random from all entries received by Nov. 12. Only one entry per child will be accepted. Families with multiple children may submit multiple drawings. Submitted drawings will not be returned.

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