Santa Encounters

Are you looking to see Santa this season?  Here is a list of locations and times you can see the big guy!



Santa at Hickory Point Mall – November 10th-December 24th

Friday, November 15: Cookies & Milk with Santa, 6:30pm

Enjoy milk from Prairie Farms plus cookies from Mrs. Fields Cookies while you ring your jingle bell to welcome Santa into town! Santa will read T’was the Night Before Christmas and then have kids help him light the magical Christmas tree! – See more at:


Saturday, November 15 thru Christmas Eve
*Located in the Decatur Memorial Hospital Center Court




Santa in Central Park– November 19th- December 24th



Christmas Parade – November 19th

Downtown Decatur. My Christmas Wish is the theme of the 2012 Lighted Nighttime Decatur Jaycees Christmas Parade, 5:30pm, free, 217-413-0990.








Cocoa and Cookies with Santa

$7 per person for Museum Members
$10 per person for non-members
Cost includes admission to Museum

Enjoy breakfast with Santa and Mrs. Claus and make a holiday craft!

Must be pre-paid and pre-registered.  Call the Museum at 217-423-5437.


Pajama Party with Santa – December 1oth

1 – 3 p.m. or 5 – 7 p.m.
Youth aged 3 – 10 can enjoy cookies, crafts, zoo animal guests, and story time with Santa! Parents must be present. Participation fee is $15 or $12 with resident discount.

Call Scovill Zoo at 421-7435 to register.


Santa is Flying In… to Decatur Airport- December 14th
9 a.m. – Noon

Don’t miss this unique opportunity to visit with Santa at Decatur Airport! Santa will fly in from the North Pole to read a story, hear children’s Christmas wishes, and hand out goodies, including trading cards featuring the Airport’s amazing fire truck and snowplow! A breakfast buffet is included, and reservations are required. The fee is $6.99 for adults, $2.99 for children ages 4 – 10 (ages 3 and under are free). This event is at the Main Hanger Restaurant at the Decatur Airport.

Call 421-7452 today!