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Christmas Shop ’Til You Drop

Posted on November 5, 2021

Is there a better place to do your Christmas shopping than Santa Claus, Indiana, and the surrounding area? From festive holiday décor and local wines to classic candies and the coolest toys… if it’s on your Christmas list, chances are you’ll find it here!
There are tons of fun Christmas events and activities happening this year. But don’t forget to make time to finish your shopping list while you’re visiting the town of Santa Claus, Indiana, and nearby areas. And be sure to treat yourself to something special, too! 

The Best Christmas Shopping 

Who’s on your holiday list? A friend with impeccable style, a lover of all things food and wine, or someone who’s extra-hard to buy for? We’ve got you covered!

For Lovers of Locally Made 

Beloved Farms and Pumpkins & More Farm Market are packed with items crafted by talented local artisans, plus a great selection of locally raised/produced meats, eggs, jams, jellies, spices, and more. Your Christmas table would look great with a handmade centerpiece and a charcuterie board made with all local eats! Display of gift boxed items and small bottles on two tables.

For Food and Wine Fans 

Wine and cheese are the perfect pairing! So, wrap up a gift of wine from Monkey Hollow Winery (or try their version of moonshine: Monkey Shine) and Peppers’ Ridge Winery (the Lakeview Peach is a favorite) with a selection of Steckler Grassfed Farms’ raw aged cheeses. A man and woman's hands hold glasses of red wine with the bottle between them and a cutting board with cheese and a knife in the foreground

For the Oh-So-Stylish 

Find a beautiful on-trend outfit for your favorite fashionista at Evergreen Boutique & Christmas Shop. And then grab an equally stylish gift for the home from Beverly J. Ellen! Blue console table displays potted plants and decorative items in a home decor store

For Kids and Kids-at-Heart 

If there are kids on your shopping list, a visit to Santa’s TOYS is a must for everything from stuffed animals to STEM items. Then head to Santa’s Candy Castle to find brand new and classic candies that will delight the taste buds of little and big kids! A man, woman, and two kids stand in front of a candy counter with shelving featuring jars of colorful popcorn in the background

For the Most Festive Friends & Family 

Looking for a merry and memorable gift? Find a special decoration at Darlena’s Holiday & Gift Shoppe, have an ornament personalized at the Santa Claus Christmas Store, pick out a locally made candle at the Santa Claus Haus, or select a fun Santa Claus, Indiana, keepsake at the Santa Claus Museum & Village. A selection of Santa Claus-themed t-shirts hang in two rows on a wall

For the Hobbyist 

Whether the hobby involves hitting the links or hitting nails, there are plenty of gift options to be found at the Christmas Lake Golf Club Pro Shop and Santa Claus Hardware! Golf bag and clubs set in front of three shelves holding a display of various golf-branded hats

For the Hard-to-Buy-For 

There’s one on every list! Surprise an impossible-to-buy-for friend with a jar of Peanut Brother peanut butter from Saint Meinrad Archabbey Gift Shop or an Abe-solutely unique memento from the Lincoln Boyhood National Memorial Bookstore. Five jars of Peanut Brother peanut butter are stacked on a wooden cutting board with loaves of bread in clear plastic bags behind them

For the Adventurous & Outdoorsy 

A season pass to Holiday World & Splashin’ Safari will thrill the adventure-seekers on your list. And nature-lovers will certainly appreciate a season pass to Lincoln State Park. Dark wood sign on side of road reads thank you for visiting Lincoln State Park, we hope you enjoyed your visit, return soon

The Very Best Christmas Gift  

You’ll find so many special gifts and keepsakes to put under your holiday tree at this area’s unique stores. But the very best Christmas gifts are the memories you make spending time with family and friends. We hope you’ll come to the Santa Claus, Indiana, area to make a few of those memories this year!