25 Places to See Santa and His Friends in the Terre Haute Area in 2022!

Santa Claus is coming to town! Take your kids to meet Santa in Terre Haute and the Wabash Valley at the following places in 2022. 


Places to See Santa in Terre Haute and The Wabash Valley in 2022

Ongoing Santa Sightings: 

Once again, Santa is coming to The Meadows in Terre Haute! You’ll find Santa at The Meadows on Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays in December. Santa’s last day will be Christmas Eve! 

Thursdays, Fridays, and Saturdays in December. Santa will be in the Santa House in BRAZIL Forest Park. every Thur, Fri & Sat from 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. The last day will be 22.

November 18-December 24. Photos with Santa at Haute City Center

December 2, 4, 9, 10 (special location: The Red Barn at Sycamore Farms), 11, 16, 17, 18, 22. Bring the kids to Mic’s Pics to meet Santa! No appointment necessary. 

December 1, 3, 4, 6, 10, and 11. Pictures with Santa at the Holiday House in Deming Park. Bring your own camera. 

Special Santa Events:

Friday, December 16. Downtown Sullivan Christmas. Join the Heart of Sullivan and many downtown businesses to celebrate the holiday season. This year, you can ride a horse drawn carriage, visit Santa, go ice skating, and so much more! There will be several activities happening at businesses all around the downtown. They will have activity BINGO cards available again this year. Families can complete activities and enter to win a prize. On Saturday at 7:30pm, they will close out the Christmas event with their first Christmas parade.

Friday, December 16. Enjoy free cookies, hot chocolate, and Santa with Sandy Bryant-State Farm Agent. 

Saturday, December 17. Santa will be at Sewer Lair Toys from 1pm-5 pm. 

Saturday, December 17. FREE photos with Santa at Cannonball Harley-Davidson with One Love Photography. 

Saturday, December 17. Santa Claus is coming to the Clay City VFW Post 6606

Saturday, December 17. Pictures with Santa at 2349 N 25th St. $5 per 4×6 print. 

Sunday, December 18. Vintage Christmas House with Santa at White Pine Manor. Come see Santa in our Vintage Christmas House on Sunday, December 18th from 12pm-4pm. We will have a professional photographer on site taking photos for a $30 donation. Donations will be used to help food insecurity this Christmas. You may also bring a cell phone to take your exclusive glasshouse photo with Santa at no charge.

Friday, December 23. Cocoa with Santa and Mrs. Claus at Hulbert Happy Holidays. Weather dependent! 

Saturday, December 24. Kids’ Day with Santa from 11 am – 2 pm at the Red Room Cakery. Santa and Mrs. Claus will join us once again this year! We will have free cookies for the kids, Chef Jamie’s hot chocolate, and some special adult options as well. Santa and Mrs. Claus will have stories to share with the kids and are available for pictures. Watch for surprise chef specials, too! 

Meet Santa’s Friends

Saturday, November 26. Meet Mickey and Minnie in their holiday outfits at the BRAZIL Elks with Daphne the Balloon Girl. 

Saturday, December 3. Character visit at the Clay City Pizza Gallery. 

Saturday, December 3 and Sunday, December 4. Mouse House. Tickets are $2 per person and include craft, reindeer bar, cookie decorating, bounce house, and a visit with Mrs. Mouse! Secret buying room gifts, food, and bakery items available for an additional cost. 

Sunday, December 4. Visit Little Bear Coffee Co to get pictures taken with the Grinch and then head over to The Moonlight Theater for a FREE showing of How The Grinch Stole Christmas! Please bring in a canned good donation for the Free Life Community Church Food Pantry.

Sunday, December 11. Elf on a Shelf Skate at the Wigwam. Meet our Lifesized Roller Elf on a Shelf! Join us for Meyhem and Mischief and be sure to bring your Elf on a Shelf. Buy your tickets online and Save $8 includes admisssion, skate rental, and all you can eat pizza. Tickets at the Door $8 plus $3 Skate rental also includes admission and all you can eat pizza.

Saturday, December 17. Skate with The Grinch at Terre Haute Wigwam. 

Like what you see? Find the holiday fun you’re craving in our Holiday Guide! 

We’re in contact with the following groups regarding their potential plans for the season. We’ll update as we get more info!

Typos happen and event details change. Please confirm your plans with event coordinators making promises of good times to your children. We’re happy to share the local information along with this disclaimer: we’re not qualified to advise you on what’s best for your family, friends, or public health in the time of Covid-19! Have fun, stay healthy, and make good choices as you visit these places to see Santa in 2022!

The fun has ended for these events: 

Saturday, November 26. Meet Santa (and enjoy free train rides!) during Brazil Main Street’s “Hometown Christmas.” 

Saturday, November 26. Max + Honey’s Flower and Pumpkin Farm is happy to announce that the REAL Santa will be at their Christmas Market

Thursday, December 1. Holiday Market behind the courthouse. Local vendors, food trucks, holiday light displays, and SANTA! 

Friday, December 2. FREE photos with Santa at Dentistry Just for Kids + TK Orthodontics. Join for a fun day to get your picture taken with Santa!

Friday, December 2. 12 Points Tree Lighting. Santa will be ready to meet with children (of all ages). Dancers from Nancy Sauer’s School of Theatrical Dance will perform. Students from Ouabache Elementary School will sing holiday songs. Mayor Bennett will officially light the tree at 7:00.

Friday, December 2 and Saturday, December 3. Candy Canes on Main in CASEY, IL. Lighted parade, concert, elfie-selfie scavenger hunt, bedtime story and gifts from Santa, Pancake breakfast with Santa, the Elf Trolley, photos with the Grinch and Max, and MORE! 

Saturday, December 3. Pictures with Santa and your PET at Terre Haute Petland! 

Saturday, December 3. Santa at the Icehouse in CLOVERDALE, IN. Santa will be at the Icehouse ready for you to take a picture and tell him your wishes.

Friday, December 9-Sunday, December 11. Country Christmas at Alvey’s Acres in MARSHALL, IL. Local vendors selling handmade/homemade items, FREE Santa pictures, hot chocolate bar, sweet treats, and a greenhouse filled with house plants and holiday planters.

December 5, 12, and 19. Pet photos with Santa at Haute City Center. 

Saturday, December 10. Hot Cocoa with Santa at Macksville Coffee Co. Come out and enjoy a warm cup of Hot Cocoa while you tell Santa what you want for Christmas!

Saturday, December 10. Santa Claus is coming to CLINTON, IN. We are excited to announce upcoming arrival of Santa in Clinton! 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 10th at 5:00PM.

Sunday, December 11. Special Needs Day with Santa in BRAZIL, IN.