Brian Shechtman owns and operates the Miami-based Christmas theme park Santa’s Enchanted Forest, the world’s largest park of its kind. With a yearly attendance in the hundreds of thousands, Santa’s Enchanted Forest owes its success to Shechtman’s year-round efforts. The park features over 100 shows, games, rides, and attractions, many of which Shechtman found and implemented following cross-country travel in pursuit of new ideas.
Brian Shechtman has regularly entertained national, international, and regional non-profit and charitable organizations at Santa’s Enchanted Forest. Florida-based organizations that visited the park last year include the Miami Cerebral Palsy Residential Services, the Miami Children’s Oncology Department, and the Healthy Mothers, Healthy Babies Coalition of Broward County. National and international organizations to visit included Ronald McDonald House, the Make-a-Wish Foundation, the I Have a Dream Foundation, and Amigos Together for Kids.
From November 3rd to January 8th every year, the park is open daily from 5 p.m. to midnight. The park offers both one-day admission options online or at the gate and seasonal passes that give unlimited access for the duration of the season. Children under two can enter the park for free. Children over two and seniors pay $17.76 for daily admission and $32.71 for season passes. Adults pay $25.69 for daily passes and $43.46 for season passes. Brian Shechtman offers group discounts for schools, scout troops, churches, and other organizations bringing 30 or more people.
Brian Shechtman graduated from the University of Florida with a degree in Business. In his free time, he enjoys chess, fishing, working out, reading, and cooking.