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Write a Letter to Santa -At Santa Claus Museum & Village - With Santa Claus, Indiana

It’s never too early, nor too late, to write a letter to Santa at the Santa Claus Museum & Village in Santa Claus, Indiana. Elves will be on hand to help kids with their letters. Masks required and capacity limits inside the post office will be observed. Post Office will be open from 9:00 am – 4:00 pm CT on December 4, 5, 11, 12, 18 And open 10:00 am – 3:00 pm CT on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays, November 29 – December 22.
Dates: 
12/05/2021
12/06/2021
12/08/2021
9;00AM-4:00PM
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Organization:

Santa Claus, Indiana

Location:

39 N Kringle Place
Santa Claus, IN, 47579
United States

Phone:

(888) 444-9252

Christmas At The Orchard- Beasley's Orchard

Join us in welcoming the holiday season and be a part of a special holiday tradition at Beasley’s Orchard with our Christmas at the Orchard event! Come get your picture taken with Santa sitting in his authentic antique one-horse sleigh and enjoy the festive décor, smells, and sounds inside the barn. Sip on a delicious cup of Hot Spiced Cider and sample Beasley’s Best Selling Products while getting a jump start on your Christmas shopping with wonderful gift ideas including unique jams and jellies, baking mixes, custom gift boxes and shippable fruit baskets! Be sure to have your children bring their wish lists!
Dates: 
12/11/2021
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Organization:

Beasley's Orchard

Location:

2304 East Main Street
Danville, IN, 46122
United States

Phone:

317-745-4876

2021 YULETIDE CELEBRATION - With Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra

The Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra is thrilled for AES Indiana Yuletide Celebration to return to the stage this December! Your favorite holiday music will once again be brought to life with Broadway-style showstoppers, the famous tap-dancing Santas, and more. Grammy-award winner and beloved Indiana native Sandi Patty returns to the Yuletide stage with Jack Everly and the ISO. Known throughout the world as simply “The Voice,” this will be Sandi Patty’s 10th season as Yuletide host. Joining the ISO onstage is the incredible trio of tenors, T.3! The trio recently wowed audiences on the TV show America’s Got Talent with their giant sound and pitch-perfect harmonies. AES Indiana Yuletide Celebration is more than an orchestra performance — it’s the best holiday party in Indianapolis!
Dates: 
12/05/2021
12/10/2021
12/11/2021
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Location:

Hilbert Circle Theatre- Indianapolis
45 Monument Cir
Indianapolis, IN, 46204
United States

Phone:

317.639.4300

The Mistletoes Family and Friends Reunion! - At The Children's Museum of Indianapolis

Celebrate the season with the Museum's favorite performing duo! Come sing and dance along with the Mistletoes in a brand-new holiday show!
Dates: 
12/05/2021
12/07/2021
12/08/2021
Showtimes vary
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Location:

3000 North Meridian Street
Indianapolis, IN, 46208-4716
United States

Phone:

(317) 334-4000

The Polar Express: An IMAX 3D Experience

Beginning November 26 and running until December 26, the IMAX at the Indiana State Museum will host the annual “Polar Pajama Parties.” Young moviegoers are invited to come in their pajamas with their families to see a special screening of POLAR EXPRESS: AN IMAX 3D EXPERIENCE. Children under 12 dressed in pajamas receive one free ticket for every adult ticket purchased. To view the ever-updating list of films and to purchase tickets visit https://www.tickmarq.com/sites/indyimax/films/ST00000102
Dates: 
12/05/2021
12/06/2021
12/07/2021
Times vary
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Organization:

IMAX Theatre

Location:

650 West Washington Street
Indianapolis, IN, 46204
United States

Phone:

(317) 233-4629

Donuts with Santa 2021 - At McAllister Recreation Center - With Lafayette Parks & Recreation

Join Santa on Saturday, December 18, and his helpers from 9:00 - 11:00 am at McAllister Recreation Center for Donuts with Santa! Families are welcome to enjoy breakfast, games, and holiday crafts together. Exclusive for the kiddos, supplies will be provided for your children to write their Christmas wish list for Santa and have the opportunity to meet him before he flies back to the North Pole.
Dates: 
12/18/2021
9:00-11:00 AM
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Location:

McAllister Recreation Center
2351 N 20th Street
Lafayette, IN, 47904
United States

Phone:

765-807-1000

A Beef & Boards Christmas

“A Beef & Boards Christmas,” treats guests to an array of all their holiday favorites. With a beat boxing, rapping Santa Claus and a Rudolph that actually flies onto the stage, guests are treated to something special each night throughout the holiday season.
Dates: 
12/05/2021
12/07/2021
12/08/2021
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Location:

9301 Michigan Road
Indianapolis, IN, 46268
United States

Phone:

317.872.9664

The Ice at Carter Green

November 20, 2021- February 27, 2022 Carter Green Lace up your skates and enjoy our new outdoor ice on crisp winter days and nights in the heart of Carter Green. Visit TheIceAtCarterGreen.com to reserve your time on the ice.
Dates: 
12/05/2021
12/09/2021
12/10/2021
Wednesday and Thursdays: 4:00 - 9:00pm; Friday - Sunday: 11:30am - 9:00pm
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Location:

Carter Green
10 Carter Green
Carmel, IN, 46032
United States

Phone:

3176948413

Winter Wonderland - At Wellfield Botanic Gardens

Join us at Wellfield Botanic Gardens for Winter Wonderland - - representing our Winter Season, annually. Look for seasonally themed events, educational programs, garden displays, and merchandising.
Dates: 
12/05/2021
12/06/2021
12/07/2021
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Location:

1011 North Main St
Elkhart, IN, 46514
United States

Phone:

574-266-2006 x105

‘Tis the Season - At Benjamin Harrison Presidential Site

The winter holidays are full of many rich cultural traditions that help bring us together in a common celebration of generosity, joy and family. Come join us as we share these traditions with characters that leap from the pages of history and legend through wonderful folklore and compelling stories. Be guided from room to room in the Benjamin Harrison Presidential Site to meet some of our most beloved holiday personalities, alongside lesser known tales and stories that will help enliven and inform your appreciation of the season. We hope you can make time in your busy schedule to treat yourself to this unique holiday experience. The performances are approximately 60 minutes long; a new performance begins every half hour, with 6 shows each day, 6:00 pm until 8:30 pm and 2:00 pm until 4:30 pm on Sundays. Treat your family and friends to a delightful holiday spectacular! Purchase a Room Buyout and bring up to 15 people along with you for a private, heartwarming performance unlike any other.
Dates: 
12/10/2021
12/11/2021
12/12/2021
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Location:

1230 N. Delaware St
Indianapolis, IN, 46202
United States

Phone:

(317) 631-1888

Santa Hustle 2021 VIRTUAL

VIRTUAL is OPEN! Santa Claus is an incredible man but unfortunately, he can’t be everywhere at once. However, he does want you to be a part of the jolliest race series of the year! So why not run virtually?
Dates: 
12/05/2021
12/06/2021
12/07/2021
All day.
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Location:

ONLINE ONLY

Holly the Elf Book Release Party - At Books & Brews - Brownsburg

In celebration of author J.T. Grainger's new children's book, "Holly the Elf: A Christmas Tale", he will be hosting a book release party and ALL ages are welcome to attend! There will be food, a live reading of the book, special giveaways during the event and copies of his books for sale. Please note, 10% of all book purchases go towards Indy Reads to support literacy. We hope to see you there!
Dates: 
12/12/2021
12:00PM-2:00PM
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Location:

1551 N Green St Suite I
Brownsburg, IN, 46112
United States

Phone:

(317) 456-4216

A Princess Christmas Ball

Meet the Princesses and enjoy a live stage show with singing, dancing and Christmas magic! Cinderella, Beauty, the Snow Sisters, Little Mermaid, and more!
Dates: 
12/12/2021
1pm-3pm
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Location:

H.J. Ricks Centre for the Arts, 122 W Main St, Greenfield IN 46140
122 W Main St
Greenfield , IN, 46140
United States

Phone:

(317) 498-3473

Chanukah Parade - With Chabad of Northwest Indiana

There is NO cost to participate in the parade and menorah lighting Chanukah treats will be served at the menorah lighting Decorate your car! Every decorated car will be entered in a raffle for fun prizes If you have a car-top menorah from last year and will be joining this year, let us know and we will provide the rest of the "candles" for you (this year the parade is on the 8th night of Chanukah) If you got a car-top menorah last year and will not be attending this year, we would like to borrow it (or buy it back) from you for someone else to use. ​
Dates: 
12/05/2021
4:00PM
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Location:

1113 Ridge Road
Munster, IN, 46321
United States

Phone:

(219) 513-0327

2021 Holiday Stroll at Kelsay Farms

We invite you to stroll through our farm for a magical Holiday experience. Bring your cameras for larger than life decorations to capture larger than life memories! Relax amongst the lights and the trees while sipping your hot cocoa by a warm campfire.
Dates: 
12/05/2021
12/10/2021
12/11/2021
Fridays, Saturdays, Sundays 6-9 PM Open Weekdays leading up to Christmas: Dec 20-23 - 6-9 PM
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Organization:

Kelsay Farms

Location:

6848 N 250 E
Whiteland, IN, 46184
United States

Phone:

(317) 535-9150

Santa and Mrs. Claus Visit the Palladium

Kick off the holiday season with the Indiana Wind Symphony! Santa and Mrs. Claus will narrate ’Twas the Night Before Christmas and lead the audience in a singalong of holiday favorites. Jessamyn Anderson, soprano soloist, brings back a crowd favorite, “Let It Go,” and will debut an arrangement of “Merry Christmas, Darling” by the Carpenters. This one-act concert is fun for the whole family.
Dates: 
12/05/2021
2 PM
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Location:

1 Center Grn Carmel, Indiana
Carmel, IN, 46032
United States

Phone:

+1 317-843-3800