100 Holiday and Christmas Events in Terre Haute and the Wabash Valley!

Every year (for the past 10 years!) Haute Happenings has put together a calendar of holiday and Christmas events in Terre Haute and the Wabash Valley to be sure no one misses the fun.  We want you to have a holly, jolly Christmas, a festive holiday season, and a very happy New Year!

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December and Christmas Events in Terre Haute and the Wabash Valley

December 8, 9, 10 and 15, 16, and 17. The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe performed at Community Theatre of Terre Haute. This dramatization of C.S. Lewis’ classic work faithfully recreates the magic and mystery of Aslan, the great lion, his struggle with the White Witch, and the adventures of four children who inadvertently wander from an old wardrobe into the exciting, never-to-be-forgotten Narnia. The intense action features chases, duels and escapes as the witch is determined to keep Narnia in her possession and to end the reign of Aslan. All the memorable episodes from the story are represented in this exciting dramatization: the temptation of Edmund by the witch, the slaying of the evil wolf by Peter, the witnessing of Aslan’s resurrection by Susan and Lucy, the crowing of the four new rulers of Narnia, and more. The supporting characters are also here: the unicorn, the centaur and other forest animals, along with Father Christmas, Mr. and Mrs. Beaver and Tumnus the Faun. This story of love, faith, courage and giving, with its triumph of good over evil, is a true celebration of life.

Thursday, December 14. White Christmas showing for FREE at the historic Ritz Theater in Rockville.

Thursday, December 14. Drawing with Corinne: How The Grinch Stole Christmas with the Vigo County Public Library. All Ages: Learn how to capture the Grinch, Max, Cindy Lou Who, and the rest of Whoville in simple shapes and lines with illustrator Corinne Roberts! Watch and practice at the Main Library or draw along at home via Zoom. All participants will receive a sketchbook, pencil, and eraser.

Thursday, December 14. Wabash Activity Center presents alive RADIO recreation of A Christmas Carol.

Friday, December 15. Christmas Lights Wabashiki Ride. Decorate your bike and maybe yourself for Christmas and ride the Wabashiki trail with the Griffin Bike Park manager. This will be a 10-mile social ride, with a rest break in the middle and hot chocolate and Apple Cider after the ride.

Friday, December 15. Family clay class with Deming Park Pottery!

Friday, December 15 and Saturday, December 16. Heart of Sullivan’s Christmas 2023 featuring carolers, a parade, and more!

Saturday, December 16. Old 40 Farm Jingle and Mingle. This year the entire barn will be open, you can check out the AirBnB and enter a raffle to win a 2 night stay, visit the pony in the stalls, see our nursery, enjoy hot cocoa, pet the goats, & shop some local vendors with handmade items & our gift shop. Gift certificates will be available!

Saturday, December 16. Santa will be at Sewer Lair Toys. Stop by the store on Saturday December 16th to meet Santa Claus! He will be here from 1pm-5pm to meet with your kiddos and take pictures.

Saturday, December 16. Bread and Produce Market with Catholic Charities. Ham and fixings for your holiday meal!

Saturday, December 16. Gingerbread Bash Family Event at Terre Haute First Church of the Nazarene. Families will make a Gingerbread nativity scene to take home, and experience the birth of Christ in a fun new way! There will be games, hot chocolate, music and fun!!

Saturday, December 16. Heart of Sullivan’s 2nd Annual Downtown Christmas Parade. 7:30 pm.

Saturday, December 16. Lego Lab for Teens with the Vigo County Public Library. Ages 12–18: Challenge your creativity and meet other Lego® enthusiasts at Lego® Lab for Teens! Work together with friends to complete the monthly project or build your own design.

Saturday, December 16. Winter Vendor Market at The Emporium in Brazil, IN.

Saturday, December 16. Carriage rides in Brazil. First come, first serve! 6:00-8:00 pm.

Saturday, December 16. Daughter’s Winter Jubilee at the Terre Haute Children’s Museum. Dads (grandpas, uncles, brothers, stepdads, you get the idea) and daughters (ages 3-12) will enjoy winter themed experiments, photos, tasty treats, and activities to celebrate the holiday season.

Saturday, December 16. Shrinky Dink Jewelry with Community School of the Arts.

Saturday, December 16. Kris Kringle Christmas Market at Parke County Fairgrounds.

Saturday, December 16. Diamond Cutter Breakfast with Santa at LongHorn Steakhouse of Terre Haute. Free photo with Santa! Breakfast (pancakes and choice of sausage or bacon) is $8 per adult and $5 per child.

Saturday, December 16. Last-minute vendor shopping event at The Meadows.

Saturday, December 16. Home for the Holidays at The Red Barn at Sycamore Farm.

Saturday, December 16. Breakfast with Santa at Highland-Church. FREE to the community!

Sunday, December 17. “The Greatest Story Ever Told” at with Maple Avenue United Methodist Church Theatre Program.

Sunday, December 17. Rose Hulman Holiday Pops Concert. It’s the most wonderful time of the year! It’s time for the Rose Holiday Pops Concert! Join the Rose-Hulman concert band, choir, symphony, and jazz ensemble as they perform your favorite holiday classics to kick off the season! You won’t want to miss this annual favorite! This event is FREE and open to the public.

Sunday, December 17. Christmas food basket giveaway with Terre Haute Foursquare Gospel Church. Given out on a first come first serve basis. We will give food baskets until we run out of food or 3pm.

Monday, December 18. Homeschool Hang Out at the Vigo County Public Library. Ages 6–11: Meet with other homeschool families and complete educational STEAM projects and crafts at Home School Hangout! Every month is a new project for you and your family to enjoy as you explore science together. In December, discover what happens when you mix oil pastels and watercolor paint—and create your own unique artwork while learning more about the way molecules interact with one another.

December 20-January 2. Winter Break Camp at the Vigo County YMCA.

Thursday, December 21. Free admission at The Wigwam Skate Center. $4 for skate rental if needed.

Thursday, December 21. Polar Express showing for FREE at the historic Ritz Theater in Rockville. Pictures with Santa!

Thursday, December 21. Grinch Girls Basketball Clinic at Terre Haute North for girls in K-5th grade. Free grinch shirt (if registered by December 13) and lunch included! $30 per student.

Thursday, December 21. MagiKids with the Vigo County Public Library. Ages 8–18: Start your child on the journey to becoming a powerful wizard with Magic: The Gathering, a turn-based trading card game, and MagiKids! Developed to introduce young players to the concepts of Magic: The Gathering, MagiKids encourages participants to sort and build their own custom deck of spells, creatures, and artifacts before they challenge other players to a game that relies on skill just as much as luck and that encourages them to use critical thinking skills to overcome the pitfalls of random chance.

Thursday, December 21. Holiday Workshop: Baking Jars with the Vigo County Public Library. Ages 6–11: Make a sweet, easy gift for friends or family with your child: an M&M cookie baking jar! Measure and layer the dry ingredients, then decorate your jar with a colorful ribbon and a recipe card.

Friday, December 22. Carriage rides in Brazil. First come, first serve! 6:00-8:00 pm.

Friday, December 22. Grinchmas Party at the Vigo County Public Library. All Ages: Celebrate the holidays like they do in Whoville—just watch out for the Grinch! Drop in to enjoy Grinch-inspired treats, crafts, and activities, watch the Grinch create mayhem in the 2018 animated adaptation of Dr. Seuss’ classic story, and select a free book to take home.

Friday, December 22. Mannheim Steamroller Christmas by Chip Davis. MANNHEIM STEAMROLLER CHRISTMAS by Chip Davis has been America’s favorite holiday tradition for over 35 years! Grammy Award winner Chip Davis has created a show that features Mannheim Steamroller Christmas classics along with a selection of compositions from Chip’s groundbreaking Fresh Aire series, which introduced the distinctive Mannheim sound to all of America

Saturday, December 23. Santa at Glik’s in ROBINSON, IL. Get ready for a jolly good time this holiday season because Santa is coming to Glik’s.

Sunday, December 24. Christmas Eve Run with Wabash Valley Road Runner’s Club. Dress up in your festive holiday run attire and celebrate with friends! Join for a FREE group run starting at the Pie Co. around Maple Ave Park and back. Run/Walk as little or as much as you like. Stay after to celebrate the holidays with friendship and pie!

Sunday, December 24. Christmas Candlelight Worship at Mount Pleasant United Methodist Church.

Sunday, December 24. Reindeer food and cookies for Santa at Meadows Cafe. Bring the kids to create their own bag of reindeer feed and pick out Cookies for Santa!

Tuesday, December 26. Last day of lights in Forest Park in BRAZIL, IN.

December 26-December 29. First Financial Classic. 16 teams compete in Hoosier basketball!

Thursday, December 28. How the Grinch Stole Christmas (Jim Carrey Version) showing for FREE at the historic Ritz Theater in Rockville.

As always, typos happen and event details change! Please confirm details with hosting organizations before finalizing your plans.

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Our calendar of December Christmas events is just the beginning of the holiday fun! In our holiday guide homepage, we have meals with Santa, Santa pictures, holiday markets, holiday parades, holiday trains, and so much more!

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The fun has ended for these great events: 

Friday, December 1. Christmas in the Park opening night and candy cane hunt at Deming Park.

Friday, December 1. Elf showing for FREE at the historic Ritz Theater in Rockville.

Friday, December 1. Pictures with Santa and your pet at Petland Terre Haute.

Friday, December 1. Santa returns to Gold Medal Plaza in 12 Points for the 6th annual tree lighting event! He will be here from 5:30-7:30. Dancers from Nancy Sauer School of Theatrical Dancing will perform at 6:15. At 7:00 Mayor Bennett will officially light the 12 Points tree! We hope you will join us this First Friday!

Friday, December 1. Farrington Grove Chorale 2023 Holiday Pops! Concert. Join us for our annual Holiday Pops! Concert as part of Miracle on 7th Street (though a day early this year)! This is a wonderful evening of winter and holiday music by the Farrington Grove Chorale! The Terre Haute Children’s Choir will also be joining us this year to begin the evening in singing and bringing cheer

Featured event! Miracle on 7th Street

Join us for the 15th annual Miracle on 7th Street!

We’re changing things up with year with many of the traditional Miracle offerings inside the Terre Haute Convention Center, including pictures with Santa, the vendor market and more! Also, look for announcements of which downtown restaurants and shops that will be open, opportunities for kids to craft and make gifts for friends and family and the igloos will be back again this year lining Wabash Avenue!

But that’s just part of the miracle of Miracle! Since 2008, the annual Miracle on 7th Street has brought holiday cheer, festivities and a one-of-a-kind parade to downtown Terre Haute! But the real “Miracle” is the giving that happens thanks to the generosity of our community.

Miracle has written checks to 46 different charities/nonprofits; donated more than $245,000; and provided 29,000 pounds of food.

Saturday, December 2. The Light Your Way Parade by Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College will be downtown on Saturday, December 2 at 6pm.

Friday, December 1 and Saturday, December 2. Middle school dances at the Terre Haute Boys and Girls Club. 6th grade “Snow Globe” on Saturday, December 2 and 7th grade “Peppermint Dreams” on Friday, December 1.

Friday, December 1 and Saturday, December 2. Christmas Walk at Fowler Park’s Pioneer Village. Step back in time to walk through our Pioneer Village and visit our pioneer volunteers in their cozy 19th-century cabins to see how they celebrate Christmas! Hot drinks and special sweet treats will be available for purchase then stop by our Village Mercantile to view our homemade items and do some Christmas shopping. Be sure to visit the Covered Bridge to meet our special guest, Santa Claus! This will be a perfect family event to kick off the holiday season!

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Friday, December 1 and Saturday, December 2. Candy Canes on Main in CASEY, IL. Lighted parade, bedtime story and gifts from Santa, snowball drop, and more!

Friday, December 1 and Saturday, December 2. 3rd Annual District 6 Christmas. Imagine entering our heated greenhouse, lit up with Christmas lights, adorned with Christmas decor, filled with local vendors offering their best products (which make perfect Christmas gifts)

Saturday, December 2. Santa at the Icehouse in CLOVERDALE, IN.

Saturday, December 2. Cloverdale Christmas Tractor Parade in CLOVERDALE, IN. 

Saturday, December 2. Saturday with Santa at the CLINTON Public Library. Make crafts and see Santa!

Saturday, December 2. Breakfast with Santa featuring the Terre Haute Children’s Choir at The Ohio Building. Join for breakfast and photos with Santa before he has to return to the North Pole to get his sleigh ready for Christmas! Also, featuring performances by the Terre Haute Children’s Choir! Each child’s ticket includes a breakfast of pancakes, sausage, hash browns, juice and a digital photo with Santa. Each adult or senior ticket includes a breakfast of pancakes, sausage, hash browns & juice/coffee. Additional digital photo opportunities can be purchased the day of the event. Santa will be with us from 8:30 am to 10:30 am EST for photo opportunities & to hear your Christmas Wish List.

Saturday, December 2. Snacktime with Santa at Wabash Activity Center. Children 12 and under are invited to get in an early visit with Santa! There will be a variety of activities, photo opportunities with Santa, and of course, snacks! Preregistration is required by Nov. 26. Cost is $5.00 per child. Children must be accompanied by an adult.

Saturday, December 2. Donuts with Santa at Endeavor Communications in CLOVERDALE. Warm up at the Endeavor Office before the parade and get a free picture with Santa! We will have free donuts and drinks to enjoy as well. There will be a fun craft for the kids to enjoy after they visit Santa!

Saturday, December 2. Christmas in the Park 5K and Reindeer Romp. This race benefits Clothe a Child with 50% of the proceeds going to the organization. This race includes a 5K run/walk option for adults and youth, and a 1-mile Reindeer Romp for youth who are 8 years old and under. The Reindeer Romp will start at 9:50 a.m. with the 5K starting after that. The deadline to register and receive a t-shirt is Sunday, November 26.

Saturday, December 2. The City of MARSHALL, IL invites you to enjoy breakfast with Santa, live reindeer, hot beverages, a Christmas market, teddy bear stuffing workshop, Bethlehem nativity experience, tree lighting, bounce house, photos with Frozen characters, lighted parade, ugly sweater dance, and MORE at their Hometown Holly Days event!

Saturday, December 2. A Symphony Christmas. Join Terre Haute Symphony Artistic Director David Bowden and internationally-acclaimed guest artist Angela Brown for this Christmas concert for the entire family. Enjoy delightful holiday classics, familiar tunes, and a surprise or two! Share in the joy of the season with the THSO!

Saturday, December 2. MainStreet Rockville Hometown Holidays. Parade of lights, tree lighting, hot cocoa, pony rides, live nativity, carriage rides, and Santa!

Saturday, December 2. Rosedale Christmas Parade and Craft Bazaar. Please join us in welcoming Santa Claus to town with our amazing Christmas Parade & Craft Bazaar! This Christmas parade is absolutely amazing for the size of our town! The last few years we have had anywhere from 90-100 participants! All of which have floats that are decked out in tons of lights and decorations ! Everyone that participates in our parade take the decorating part of the parade very seriously! I can assure you that you will not be disappointed!

Saturday, December 2. Christmas Barn Market at Acorn Ridge Reception Barn. Shopping, Live Music, Photos With Santa, Food, Wine & More!

Saturday, December 2. Lego Stop Motion Animation at the Vigo County Public Library. Ages 8–12: Encourage your child to turn their ideas into reality, experiment with creative problem-solving, and work cooperatively with others. Teams of two will build models, create background scenery, move the Lego® mini-figs between scenes, and add voiceovers to produce their own short film using a Lego® Stop Motion Animation kit.

Saturday, December 2, 3, and 4. Friends of the Library Holiday Book Sale. Whether you’re shopping for last-minute stocking stuffers or a treat for yourself, the Friends of the Vigo County Public Library’s Holiday Book Sale has the perfect gifts for you and your family! Shop from thousands of items, including books with an average price of $1.00, DVDs, CDs, magazines, and more.

December 1-3. Bridgeton Country Christmas takes place Nov. 24-26 and Dec. 1-3, 2023. There will be vendors in the 1878 Barn, Artisan’s Barn at the Mill, The Station, and the back of Collom’s store. Collom’s will have chicken and noodles and cobbler, and the Mill serves food as well as their organic stone ground bread and yummy mixes. Santa will be in the 1822 Case Cabin from 1-3 p.m. both Saturdays and Sundays.

Sunday, December 3. Santa is coming to The Meadows! Santa will arrive by firetruck on Sunday, December 3at 1 pm. Be there to welcome him because the first 100 kids can visit our new ornament decorating station to make a free ornament! 

Sunday, December 3. West Terre Haute Town Christmas. Crafts, vendors, and Santa!

Sunday, December 3. Sunday Funday at the Terre Haute Children’s Museum. $3 admission thanks to Clara Fairbanks Foundation!

Sunday, December 3. Photos with Santa at White Pine Photo Farm in BRAZIL, IN.

Sunday, December 3. Lighted parade in JASONVILLE, IN. 

Sunday, December 3. Free admission showing of The Grinch at Moon Lite Drive-In Theatre. Visit and take pictures with The Grinch on Sunday, December 3rd from 3pm to 5pm at Little Bear Coffee Co. (Bring your own camera). After you’ve fueled up on Coffee and Bear Bombs with The Grinch, make your way over to the Moon Lite Drive-In Theater for the movie and hot buttered popcorn!

Sunday, December 3. Child Care Staff Appreciation Day at The Play Zone (formerly Ivy Fit).

Sunday, December 3. Parke Players Hometown Christmas in Rockville, IN.

December 4, 11, and 18. Pet photos with Santa at Haute City Center.

Monday, December 4. ISU Performing Arts Series at Tilson Auditorium presents: Merry Country Christmas. Exciting sets, colorful costuming, brilliant musicianship, boot-scootin’ dancers, topped off by a cadre of voices ranging from the basement to the heavens – the best that country has to offer all the way from Nashville; this is not your average holiday production. Merry Country Christmas heralds the coming of the season of families, the season of joy and hope; the traditions of the Christmas season served up Country-Style! In a captivating production as American as pumpkin pie, Frosty the Snowman, Brenda Lee, Johnny Cash, Dolly, Garth, and cowboy boots, this is the ultimate way to kick off the holidays.

Tuesday, December 5. Teen Card Club at the Vigo County Public Library. Ages 12–18: Put your cards on the table at Teen Card Club! Learn the rules of classic card games—including Rummy, Crazy Eights, or Nertz—or try out popular contemporary card games like Exploding Kittens, Taco Cat Goat Cheese Pizza, or Happy Salmon in a fun, relaxed environment.

Tuesday, December 5 and Wednesday, December 6. Giant Candy Land at the WEST Branch of the Vigo County Public Library. All Ages: Travel to the Kingdom of Sweet Adventures and find King Kandy in a life-sized game of Candy Land! You and your family will encounter all sorts of delicious surprises as you search the Peppermint Forest, visit the Gumdrop Mountains, and explore Lollipop Lane. 

Wednesday, December 6. Counterpoints for a Cause: a holiday benefit concert. The 12th Annual “Counterpoints for a Cause” holiday concert is on Wednesday, December 6th at 6:30pm at Memorial United Methodist Church. Listen to songs from the Terre Haute North Advanced Choir, Counterpoints joined with the THN Intermediate Choir, Patriot Singers as well as the Woodrow Wilson Concert Choir and the Otter Creek Madrigal Choir. Donations will be taken during the concert (cash or checks made to THNChoirs) and given to the VCSC BackPack Program on behalf of the choral students.

Thursday, December 7. It’s a Wonderful Life showing for FREE at the historic Ritz Theater in Rockville.

Thursday, December 7. Silly safari will bring live reindeer to the Attica Public Library!

Thursday, December 7. Seasonal Sounds: THSO Brass Quintet at Ivy Tech. The THSO Brass Quintet is coming to Ivy Tech! Join our Principal brass musicians for an afternoon of your favorite holiday tunes at Oakley Auditorium on Thursday December 7, 2023 at 2pm. This concert is FREE and open to the public! We are especially pleased to welcome Ivy Tech students and their families for an afternoon of Seasonal Sounds!

Friday, December 8. FREE admission to The Polar Express at the MoonLite Drive-in!

Friday, December 8. Christmas in Bethlehem at World Gospel Church.

Friday, December 8. Short Story Society at the WEST Branch of the Vigo County Public Library. Escape into captivating tales—without the commitment of a full novel! At the Short Story Society, you can indulge in selected quick reads and poems or share your favorites with fellow short story enthusiasts. Refreshments will be served.

Friday, December 8. Bad Art Night for Teens at the Vigo County Public Library. Ages 12–18: Are you ready to throw out the rules? At Bad Art Night for Teens, you can forget everything you’ve ever learned about “good” art! Experiment with a new medium, try unfamiliar techniques, let your creativity loose, and embrace the ugly, chaotic, and unconventional.

Friday, December 8. FREE showing of A Journey to Bethlehem at the Historic Ritz Theater in Rockville.

Saturday, December 9. Anderson’s Plants and Produce invites you to a FREE family event. Games, prizes, giveaways, activities, photo backdrops, and SANTA!

Saturday, December 9. Breakfast with Santa at the CLOVERDALE American Legion Post 281. Annual Breakfast with Santa! Come and enjoy with your community our greatest assets our families! Enjoy a FREE picture with Santa, crafts with boys scouts, books and a small gift for kids under 12.

Saturday, December 9. Santa Claus is coming to Clinton, IN! Plans are underway for the Clinton Christmas Parade and visit with Santa and Mrs. Claus at the Clinton Community Center. The fire truck will be escorting Santa and Mrs. Claus from the fire house at 332 Mulberry Street to Riverfront Park on Saturday December 9th at 5:00PM.

Saturday, December 9. 2023 Parade of Lights with Martinsville, IL. The 12th Annual 2023 Parade of Lights will be held on December 9, 2023 at 6pm. This annual event is brought to you each year in Martinsville by the Martinsville Fire Ladies Auxiliary. We invite you to bring your family and enjoy this magical holiday tradition. The parade route begins at the Martinsville Ball Park on Kendall St. and continues west to Mill St. The route then heads south on Mill and back west on Cumberland St. Parade participants will end/turn around at MHS.

Saturday, December 9. Indiana State Spirit Squad Youth Clinic.

Saturday, December 9. Terre Haute North Music Department 2023 Holiday Showcase: The Polar Express.

Saturday, December 9. Turkey Run Inn Grinch Buffet. Green eggs and ham and photos with special guests!

Saturday, December 9. Main Street by Moonlight in BRAZIL, IN. On Saturday, December 9th, select stores in Brazil will be open late with discounts, specials, and treats! Come stroll down Main Street, support the local businesses, and finish up all of your Christmas shopping! All local businesses in Brazil are welcome to participate! Santa will be at A Bushel & A Peck from 7pm to 9pm! Bring the kids and your own camera to get FREE pics with Santa!

Saturday, December 9. Breakfast with Santa at Eighth Avenue Baptist Church. We invite you to join us for our 3rd annual Breakfast with Santa. This event is open to children and family of all ages. Invite your friends, invite your neighbors, invite your family! This event is sure to be one you will look forward to year after year. $10 per person!

Saturday, December 9. Holiday Craft Party Workshop at Makers Studio in Twelve Points. Grab your besties wear your holiday pajamas, loungewear or Holiday attire were settling in for a FUN afternoon of crafting, painting and decorating cookies!!

Saturday, December 9. It’s a Wonderful Life: From Box Office Flop to Holiday Tradition. Think you know Frank Capra’s classic film? Go behind the scenes on an illustrated journey through the film’s beginning – as a Christmas card! – to mixed reviews at the box office and then to its place as a beloved holiday classic. We’ll explore the cast, sets, technical challenges, and more including the film’s connection to a Disney Princess and how Lionel Barrymore (Mr. Potter) lost a bet with Donna Reed (Mary Hatch Bailey). Experience this classic like never before with behind-the-scenes photos and deleted scenes.

Featured Event! Saturday, December 9. Christmas Fun at the Woods. Enjoy a festive afternoon with the Sisters of Providence and friends. Delight in the miniature Christmas village and collection of nativities including our hand-carved nativity scene. Come and visit Santa at the North Pole Zone and meet our jolly alpacas! There will be additional activities, including crafts, wagon rides, a sing-a-long and face painting. Be prepared to take a lot of photos! There is no cost to attend the event.

Saturday, December 9. Santa’s Coming to Terre Haute with Coldwell Banker Real Estate Group. Bring the family to our Coldwell Banker Real Estate Group Terre Haute Office and visit our North Pole Wonderland on Saturday, December 9th, 1-4PM. Come see Santa, take photos, make a festive craft, enjoy a sweet treat, and more! Help out kids in need at Vigo County Schools by bringing a personal hygiene item with you to donate.

Saturday, December 9. Pancakes with Santa at MCC 12 Points. FREE pancake breakfast and pictures with Santa!

Saturday, December 9. Breakfast with Santa at the Clay County YMCA.

Saturday, December 9. Breakfast with Santa at the Vigo County YMCA. Includes donuts/muffins, photo with Santa, and crafts!

Saturday, December 9. Story time with Santa at The Laundry Station in Brazil. Come listen to Santa read stories at The Laundry Station!

Saturday, December 9. Special needs day with Santa at First United Methodist Church in BRAZIL, IN.

Saturday, December 9. Winter Wonderland at Exotic Feline Rescue Center. Experience the happiest time of year out at the rescue center. See the tour path lit up with holiday lights before settling in with some treats and hot cocoa! Browse our giftshop for some last minute gifts all going towards a good cause.

Saturday, December 9. Photos with Santa at Carnegie Museum of Montgomery County in CRAWFORDSVILLE, IN. Santa Claus is coming to … the Carnegie Museum! Visit the Carnegie Museum on Saturday, December 9, from 2:30-4:30 pm to see Santa. Bring your own camera and take your own photos. Holiday crafts and activities will also be available throughout the building. Free!

Saturday, December 9. Breakfast with Santa – A REACH Children’s Therapy Clinic Fundraiser. Join us for Breakfast with Santa at the Zorah Shrine on December 9, 2023! We have two time options available, 9:00am & 10:30am. Register by Dec. 1st to ensure the book has your child’s name inside. Children’s Tickets are $25 each and include breakfast, a book, and a digital picture with Santa. Adult tickets are $10 each and include breakfast. The Zorah Shrine will be decked out in holiday style as we welcome families and children to our Breakfast With Santa. Mr. and Mrs. Claus will be available for pictures with each registered child, and the children will also receive a personalized book from Santa!

Saturday, December 9. Team Rudolph and the Reindeer Games. Children’s event featuring games, snacks, & crafts! Tickets are $7.

Saturday, December 9. Hometown Christmas Market at West Vigo High School.

Saturday, December 9 and Sunday, December 10. Mouse House at Franklin Elementary. Sensory sensitive time from 9am to 10 am on Sunday morning. Includes secret buying room for gifts, food, crafts, reindeer bar, cookie decorating, a visit with Mrs. Mouse, and more!

Sunday, December 10. 3rd annual air plant ornament class at Ferm Fresh

Sunday, December 10. Breakfast with the Grinch at Meadows Cafe.

Tuesday, December 12. Bumblebee in Terre Haute!

Wednesday, December 13. Muppets Christmas Carol 30th Anniversary Watch Party at the Vigo County Public Library.