Posted on November 22, 2023
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!
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!
For Food and Wine Fans
Need a tasty treat for the food and wine afficinados on your list? Wrap up a gift of wine from Monkey Hollow Winery and Distillery (or try their version of moonshine: Monkey Shine) and Peppers’ Ridge Winery (the Lakeview Peach is a favorite). Or find the area's best pastured poultry and grassfed meats at Steckler Grassfed Farms’.
For the Oh-So-Stylish
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!
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, or select a fun Santa Claus, Indiana, keepsake at the Santa Claus Museum & Village.
For the Hobbyist
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.
For the Adventurous & Outdoorsy
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!