Lincoln Land Drone Fest

Saturday, September 8

10:00 am – 3:00 pm CT

Jim Yellig Park in Santa Claus, Ind.

The family-friendly Lincoln Land Drone Fest and Santa Claus Cup race in Santa Claus, Indiana, free and open to all ages.

The festival is designed around the exciting new UAS (DRONE) technology. It features a drone race by the FPV Race League, a professional drone racing organization out of Louisville, Kentucky. Festival attractions include drone demonstrations by commercial drone operators as well as the Army National Guard, a drone “golf ball drop” contest, hands-on drone exploration, and more!

Click here for the 2018 Lincoln Land Drone Fest Schedule.

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To fly in the one-and-only Santa Claus Cup, by the FPV Race League, pilots must register in advance. In addition to racing, all participants will receive an event t-shirt.

Click here to secure your spot for $30.

Lodging Discounts

Stay overnight and receive a discount while attending the Lincoln Land Drone Fest.

Lake Rudolph Campground & RV Resort – COMING SOON!

  • Call 1-877-478-3657 and mention “Drone Fest Discount” to book your stay at Lake Rudolph.

Santa’s Lodge – Save $20 per night

  • For the weekend, mention “Drone Fest” to get a King or Queen Standard room for $79.99 (plus tax) on Friday and Saturday, September 7 and 8, 2018.
  • Call (812) 937-1902 to book your room.

Propelled by our regional sponsors!

Mulzer Crushed Stone


Sponsorship Opportunities

All local and regional organizations using drones, robotics, or new technologies are invited to showcase their specialties at this community-focused event. Our goal is a dual purpose of educating the public on new and exciting drone technology, as well as opening doors for potential new career opportunities. Contact Aaron for more info on Sponsorship Opportunities.

The Lincoln Land Drone Fest and Santa Claus Cup is hosted by the Santa Claus Park & Recreation. Planning partners include the Spencer County Visitors Bureau, Lincoln Boyhood National Memorial, and Hele Productions.