Santa Claus wants to hear from the kids of Indianapolis! Santa and his elves have been busy placing mailboxes all over Indy, and they’re ready to receive children’s letters and Christmas wish lists.
So, have your child make their list, check it twice, and then bring it to one of these Santa mailboxes.
Monument Circle Santa Mailbox
Where: The east side of Monument Circle, facing Market Street
More info: indyschild.com/santas-downtown-mailbox
Located in the heart of downtown Indianapolis near Monument Circle, Santa’s Mailbox will be available for letter drop-offs through Christmas Day. To receive a personal reply from Santa, be sure to include a return address on the envelope you mail to him.
North Pole Post at Log Run Lights
Where: 9209 Log Run Drive South, Clermont
Log Run Lights is a private family home located on the Westside of Indianapolis with an amazing Christmas light display. They also have a mailbox where visitors can drop off their letters to Santa. Make sure to write your return address on the envelope (no postage is necessary) before dropping your letter in the mailbox. Letters must be dropped in the mailbox by Dec. 18, 2021 in order to receive a return letter.
Santa Mailboxes in Fishers
Where: Fishers City Hall and Fishers Parks Headquarters
More info: fishersmpg.com/585/Santas-Mailbox
From Nov. 29 through Dec. 17, 2021, drop off your letters to Santa in the special mailboxes located at Fishers City Hall (1 Municipal Drive) and the Fishers Parks HQ (8100 E. 106th Street). Include a self-addressed envelope, and you’ll receive a reply from St. Nick! Letters can be dropped off at either location anytime; Look for the mailbox just outside the main entrances. Can’t drop off in person? Email Santa through Dec. 22 at [email protected]!
Santa Mailboxes in Carmel
Where: Four locations around Carmel
More info: facebook.com/HolidaysInCarmel
Carmel has four Santa mailboxes, which will be available starting on Nov. 20, 2021, through Christmas.
- Carmel Arts & Design District: In front of All Things Carmel (110 W. Main St., #104)
- Santa House at Indiana Design Center: 200 S. Range Line Rd.
- Carmel City Center: east of Hotel Carmichael (1 Carmichael Square)
- Carter Green: in front of the Santa House by the Center for the Performing Arts
Before dropping off your letter to Santa, make sure you have included your return address, email address and phone number.
Santa Mailbox in Noblesville
Where: Federal Hill Commons, 175 Logan St., Noblesville
More info: facebook.com/noblesvilleparks
A special mailbox will be available at the Christmas Cottage at Federal Hill Commons to accept letters to Santa. Santa will be checking it to read all of the letters dropped off by children with their holiday wishes starting on Nov. 20, 2021.
Santa Mailbox in Franklin
Where: Toodleydoo Toys parking lot, 1 W. Jefferson St., Franklin
More info: facebook.com/FranklinParksAndRec
Drop off your Santa letters at the mailbox in front of the Santa Shack, located in the parking lot of Toodleydoo Toys, starting on November 30, 2021. Drop off your letter by December 15, and you will get a response in the mail!
Santa Mailbox in Greenfield
Where: Patricia Elmore Center, 280 N. Apple St., Greenfield
More info: facebook.com/greenfieldparks
Santa has set up his own mailbox in Greenfield, which will send your letters right to Santa’s workshop in the North Pole. Santa Clause will reply to each letter that he receives. All letters must include a self-addressed stamped envelope so Santa can get to each child as soon as possible. This program is only for 4th grade-aged kids and younger.
Santa Mailbox in Whitestown
Where: Municipal Complex, 6210 Veterans Dr., Whitestown
More info: whitestown.in.gov
Whitestown residents can drop off their letters to Santa starting on Nov. 17, 2021. If you’d like to hear back from Santa, be sure to include a self-addressed stamped envelope with your letter.
Santa Mailbox in Zionsville
Where: At Santa House, located at the corner of Main and Cedar Street in Zionsville
More info: zionsville-in.gov
Drop off your letters to Santa at the mailbox in front of Santa’s House on Main Street in Zionsville.
Letters to Santa at Santa Claus, Indiana
Where: Santa Claus Museum & Village, 69 State Rd. 245, Santa Claus
It’s never too early or too late to write a letter to Santa when you’re sending it to the Santa Claus Museum & Village in Santa Claus, Indiana. Letters are accepted all year long! However, if you’d like a response from Santa’s elves for the 2021 Christmas season, make sure that your letter is mailed by Dec. 18, 2021.
Send your letter to:
P.O. Box 1
Santa Claus, IN 47579
Another option is to visit the Santa Claus Museum & Village in person! Elves will be on hand at the museum’s post office to help kids with their letters on Nov. 27 & 28, and Dec. 4, 5, 11, 12 & 18 from 9 a.m.-4 p.m. On Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays, Nov. 29-Dec. 22, the museum post office will be open 10 a.m.-3 p.m. for children and their families to visit, write a letter and send it off to Santa. Admission to the Santa Claus Museum & Village is free.
Other Ways to Write to Santa
Santa has mailboxes all around Indianapolis, but he also accepts letters from all over the world! Here are two ways you can send a letter to Santa outside of Indiana.
Macy’s Believe Campaign 2021
Where: Macy’s department stores
More info: wish.org/cny/macys-believe-campaign-2021
Based on the New York Sun’s famous “Yes, Virginia, there is a Santa Claus” editorial, the Macy’s Believe Campaign invites believers of all ages to write letters online at macys.com/believe or to drop off letters to Santa at Macy’s in special red letterboxes. For each letter received, Macy’s will donate $1 to Make-A-Wish, up to $1 million.
Get a Letter from Santa Postmarked from the North Pole
The U.S. Postal Service can help you prove that Santa is real by sending your child a letter from the North Pole — complete with the North Pole Postmark! The Greetings from the North Pole Post Office program adds to the excitement of Christmas and is ideal for getting kids interested in letter writing, stamps and penmanship.
To get a letter postmarked from the North Pole:
- Have your child write a letter to Santa and place it in an envelope addressed to: Santa Claus, North Pole.
- Write a personalized response to your child’s letter and sign it “From Santa.”
- Insert both letters into an envelope, and address it to the child.
- Add the return address: SANTA, NORTH POLE, to the envelope.
- Ensure a First-Class Mail stamp is affixed to the envelope.
- Place the complete envelope into a larger envelope, with appropriate postage, and address it to:
North Pole Postmark
4141 Postmark Dr.
Anchorage, AK 99530-9998
Letters should be sent by December 10, 2021. Santa’s helpers in Anchorage, AK, will take care of the rest!