21 Places to See Santa and His Friends in the Terre Haute Area in 2021!

It’s a strange year (no doubt!), but we’ve found places to see Santa in Terre Haute and the Wabash Valley in 2021. Local event coordinators have ways for you to take pictures with Santa, meet his friends, or wave to the jolly man in red as he goes by on his sleigh! 

Places to See Santa in Terre Haute and The Wabash Valley in 2021

Ongoing Santa Sightings: 

Thursdays, Fridays, and Saturdays in December. Santa will be in the Santa House in Forest Park in Brazil after the parade on 11/26. He will also be there every Thur, Fri & Sat from 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. The last day will be Dec 23rd. 4×6 prints are $5 8×10 are $10. They also allow people to take their own pictures.

December 1, 4, 5, 6, 11, and 12. Pictures with Santa at the Holiday House in Deming Park. Bring your own camera. 

Santa will be posted up at The Meadows in December on Fridays between 4 pm-7 pm and Saturdays and Sundays between 12 pm-5 pm.

Special Santa Events:

Friday, November 19. Santa parade to welcome Santa to Haute City Center mall with opportunities for pictures throughout the Christmas season. 

Saturday, November 20. Santa’s Workshop and Breakfast with Santa at White Pine Manor in Brazil. Breakfast with Santa is a reservation only event from 9am-11am. After Breakfast with Santa, Santa will be available at his temporary station for photo opportunities and time with your children. There is no charge for time with Santa.

Friday, November 26 and Saturday, November 27. Santa Photos with Mic’s Pics at the new T. H. Police Department. Photo packages: $25. 

Saturday, November 27. 10:30-2:30 pm. Max and Honey’s Christmas Market. Santa will be at the market for pictures! Sleigh ride, hot cocoa, venders.

Saturday, November 27. Christmas in Paris, IL. Ice rink, Santa and Mrs. Claus, Civil War Christmas, Mistletoe Market, Free Movie (Rise of the Guardians), Ice Maze, Scavenger Hunt, Storytime with Mrs. Claus, and more!

Saturday, November 27. Christmas Character Photos with Daphne the Balloon Girl in Brazil, IN. 4 x 6 prints for $5! 

**This event has been postponed!** Sunday, November 28. Santa Claus is comin’ to The Meadows on November 28th! He will arrive by firetruck at 11 am. Photos with Santa will be taken until 5 pm.

Friday, December 3. Visit with Santa at the Maggie and Moe’s open house.

Friday, December 3. Santa Claus is coming to 12 Points! 4:00-6:00 pm.  

Saturday, December 4. Stop by Pizza Gallery in Clay City for character pictures during the Clay City “Chocolate Walk.” 

Saturday, December 4. Santa Claus is coming to Clinton, IN. The fire truck will be escorting Santa and Mrs. Claus from the fire house at 332 Mulberry Street to Riverfront Park on Saturday December 4th at 5:00PM. All residents who would like to watch the parade should line the Mulberry Street from 3rd and Mulberry to Riverfront Park!

Saturday, December 4. Christmas Parade in CLOVERDALE, IN.  While you’re in Cloverdale, you can also visit Santa at the Icehouse and have Breakfast with Santa on the 4th!

Saturday, December 4. Cookies with Santa and Holiday Parade in Putnam County.

Sunday, December 5. Meet the Grinch at Little Bear Coffee. Come in and get pictures taken with the Grinch and then head over to The Moonlight Theater for a FREE showing of How The Grinch Stole Christmas!!

December 5, 11, 19, 21, 22, and 23. Have hot cocoa with Santa at Cotton Chaos!  Santa will arrive shortly after your arrival to join for the festivities and leave shortly before your time is finished! Each ticket includes a hot chocolate bomb, Christmas cookies and sweets, scones, candy canes, a photo opportunity with Santa as well as a special Cotton Candy gift from the North Pole!

Thursday, December 9th. Sensitive Santa will be available at The Meadows between 4 pm-7 pm for children with special needs.

Saturday, December 11. Kids’ Day with Santa 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.

Saturday, December 11. Breakfast with Santa at Zorah Shine in Terre Haute.

Saturday, December 17 and 18. Join Christmas with Santa on the Square in Sullivan. 

Saturday, December 18. Sewer Lair Toys from 1pm-5pm.

Sunday, December 19. Santa Claus is coming to Villas of Holly Brook in Brazil, IN. Residents and their families are welcome to visit with Santa and get pictures taken! They will have cookies and hot cocoa to share with you.

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!

Staying home? Check out these ways the Vigo County Public Library is making spirits bright! Launchpads? Yes, please! 

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 2021!