Group Travel and Meetings
The Spencer County Visitors Bureau is happy to assist tour operators, meeting planners, event coordinators, etc., interested in bringing a group of 15+ to the area. You’ll find several reasons as to why the Santa Claus, Indiana, area is the perfect destination for group travel, meetings, and events.
Below is a sample of the various areas we can help with, and a full list of local facilities and venues, but don’t hesitate to send any specific requests that aren’t included.
- Bringing a family reunion or small group to the Santa Claus area?
For local, group-friendly attractions, lodging, and restaurants, click here!
- Are you looking to host a small meeting in this festive area?
Explore trip ideas for various excursions before/after your meeting, including activities, spots for sweets, dining, and more in the Santa Claus region here!
- There are tons of venues to host your next event, meeting, or group gathering.
Find a list of local venues here.
Holiday Themed Destination
Holiday Themed Destination
Believers of all ages can wander through Christmas themed shops, stop at Santa's Candy Castle, learn about the magical town at the Santa Claus Museum & Village, or enjoy a fun-filled day at Holiday World & Splashin' Safari.
Enjoy multiple days of family fun with a variety of accommodations to choose from and activities to keep groups busy from sun up to sun down.
Step back in time and witness history at a replica of Abe Lincoln’s boyhood home. Learn about Lincoln’s childhood and our country’s history at local museums and sites.
Stroll through the trails Abraham Lincoln walked as a boy or take the group on a horseback riding adventure. Stop to take in the beauty of the Saint Meinrad Archabbey, one of only two archabbeys in the United States.
We can provide digital photos of attractions and the destination to help promote the tour. These can be sent via email or postal mail on a CD/DVD or USB. B-roll, video interviews, and promotional videos are also pieces we can provide. Need help explaining the tour you’re planning? We can assist you with promotional text and details for material pertaining to scheduled county tours.
We’re known for friendliness in the Midwest and are happy to step on the bus to deliver a warm welcome or greet your group at a reception. If your group would like to learn on the go, we can ride along throughout the local tour to give fun facts and info between stops. FAM Tours offer the opportunity for a tour operator to familiarize themselves with the attractions and destination to better sell the experience to their audience. In order to qualify for a FAM tour the following apply:
- Tour operator must plan to bring a group of 20+ to stay overnight at local accommodation.
- All FAM tours need to be approved by Spencer County Visitors Bureau Executive Director.
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"I make it a point to visit Santa Claus from Chicago a few times a year. It's an easy drive and a nice weekend getaway, especially in the summer and fall when there are so many fun things to do!"
"We just visited Santa Claus, IN last weekend . . . had a great time! Even saw Santa!"
- Sharon via Facebook
"I believe travelers of all ages would enjoy visiting Spencer County, Indiana. Even if you are not into Christmas or theme parks, you may enjoy visiting Abraham Lincoln’s Indiana Boyhood Home or the Saint Meinrad Archabbey, both just minutes away from Santa Claus."
- Backroad Planet