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It is just a few days into December, and kids are already looking forward to the arrival of Santa Claus. While he will not be delivering gifts for a couple of more weeks, kids on the Northside can visit Santa at one of several locations nearby. From Zionsville to Castleton, Santa should be easy to find this holiday season.
Clay Terrace Mall
At Clay Terrace Mall, Santa Claus will make an appearance in front of his house every day through Christmas Eve. His house is in the west-central portion of the mall near Dick’s Sporting Goods. Kids can visit with Santa completely free of charge, but pictures cannot be taken. However, packages of photos with Santa Claus are available for purchase. Generally, Santa Claus accepts visits starting at 11:00am. On some days, Santa Claus visiting hours will begin at 10:00am or 12:00pm. Generally, Santa Claus hours end between 6:00pm and 8:00pm depending on the day. Northsiders should check out the Clay Terrace Mall website for a full list of hours.
Zionsville Christmas in the Village
Every year, Zionsville hosts Christmas in the Village on bustling Main Street. Santa will be on site on Saturdays and Sundays between now and December 18th. Santa Claus will be in his house between 11:00am and 3:00pm on these days. In addition to visiting Santa, there is live music and carriage rides. The carriage rides also run between 11:00am and 3:00pm on weekends. Visitors to Christmas in the Village should stop in one of several of the great stores on Main Street for a Christmas gift, whether it is for themselves or a loved one.
Castleton Square Mall
Further east at Castleton Square Mall, Santa returns for another holiday season. He first showed up at Castleton all the way back on November 5th, and he will welcome visitors through Christmas Eve. His home, located near the food court, generally opens late morning and closes around 7:00pm or 8:00pm. The Castleton Square Mall website has a full listing of Santa Claus hours.
The Fashion Mall at Keystone
Another great mall in Hamilton County, The Fashion Mall at Keystone hosts Santa throughout the holiday season. Like Castleton Square Mall, Santa Claus has been at The Fashion Mall at Keystone since November 19th, and he will be there through Christmas Eve. Generally, Santa Claus hours resemble those at Castleton Square Mall. He will take visitors starting in the late mornings until 8:00pm or 9:00pm. The Fashion Mall at Keystone website is a great resource. Northsiders should be able to find the daily hours there easily.