Where in the Chippewa Valley is Santa?
Looking for Old St. Nick? The V1 Santa Tracker found him
V1 Staff, photos by Andrea Paulseth
Looking to hang out with the big bearded guy this Christmas season? We’ve got you covered. Check out these listings for your chance to give the gift-giving saint an earful.
Photos with Santa
When: Nov. 26 - Dec. 24, Every Day
Where: Oakwood Mall
Admission: $40-50 photo packages
Reserve your opportunity for photos with Santa in the Oakwood Mall’s winter wonderland. Booking times available online.
Santa's Arrival Event
When: Nov. 26 at 10am and every Saturday until Dec. 18
Where: in Downtown Chippewa Falls, BMO Harris Parking Lot
Admission: FREE ($5 donation encouraged)
Greet Santa and Mrs. Claus upon their arrival in Chippewa Falls. Head over to their house afterward to tell Santa all of your Christmas wishes. Every Saturday (11am-3pm) until 12/18, you can meet Mr. & Mrs. Claus for photos at the Rudledge Charity Building (404 N. Bridge St.)
Breakfast with Santa
When: Dec. 4, 9-11am
Where: River Prairie Center
Admission: $8/person, FREE for 3 and under
Families can enjoy a delicious breakfast and visit with Santa. Children can also make a Christmas ornament. Registration deadline is Monday, November 29 or when seats are full.
Cookies w/ Santa & Make and Take Ornaments
When: Dec. 4, 1-3pm
Where: Board & Brush, 402 S. Hastings Way, Eau Claire
Admission: $5 per ornament
Get your photo taken with Santa and enjoy a cookie. $5 Make and Take wooden ornaments.
Elf Party in Santa’s Workshop
When: Dec. 4, 11am-5pm
Where: Eau So Fun Parties, 2230 Eastridge Center, Eau Claire
Admission: $25 per child, Free for parents, Ages 2-9
Family fun activities, elf obstacle course, sweater contest, cookie decorating, hot cocoa bar, cookies & milk, and more snacks. Kids can make a toy & ornament in Santa’s workshop, and take a selfie with Santa.
Pictures with Santa & Porchpot/Wreath Silent Auction
When: Dec. 5, 11am-1pm
Where: Downsville Community Museum, E4541 County Road C, Menomonie
Meet and photo opportunity with Santa Claus along with free beverages and goodies. Silent auction of porchpots and Christmas wreaths.
Hot Cocoa with Santa
When: Dec. 11, noon-3pm
Where: Camp Brunswick, S5020 William Court
Admission: $5/Youth, $3/Adult, FREE for siblings 4 and under
Free pictures with Santa, winter hikes, bonfire with marshmallows & snacks, all-you-can-drink hot cocoa, sledding, snowshoeing, and holiday crafts.
SANTA’s Coming to Town!
When: Dec. 12, 4-6pm
Where: 10th Street Park, Altoona
Join Santa and his elves and enjoy the holiday lights.