Where to See Black Santa in Indianapolis

Representation matters, and this extends into the people in children’s lives — whether real or imaginary — like Santa Claus. We’re fortunate in Indy to have many Black Santas available for families who are looking for a Santa that looks like them.

Are you looking for a Black Santa in Indy? Here are some of the places where you’ll find him! Know of any other places to see Black Santa around Indianapolis? Let us know at [email protected]

Black Santas at The Children’s Museum of Indianapolis

Santa Duane

The Children’s Museum of Indianapolis
  • Friday, Dec. 8, 11 a.m.–2 p.m.
  • Sunday, Dec. 10, 1:30–5 p.m.
  • Friday, Dec. 22, 10 a.m.–1:30 p.m.
  • Saturday, Dec. 23, 10–1:30 p.m.

Santa Antoine

  • Thursday, Dec. 7, 4–8 p.m. *includes First Thursday Night
  • Sunday, Dec. 10, 10 a.m.–1:30 p.m. *Santa’s Magical Morning (8-10 a.m.): Additional Ticket Required
  • Saturday, Dec. 16, 1:30–5 p.m.
  • Saturday, Dec. 23, 1:30–5 p.m.

Black Santa at Indiana State Museum

Santa Josiah

Indiana State Museum
  • Dec. 6, 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.
  • Dec. 8, 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. (Magical  Mornings)
  • Dec. 11, 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.
  • Dec. 12, 5:30 – 8 p.m. with Mrs. Claus (Snowflake Pajama Party event)
  • Dec. 14, 3 – 8 p.m.
  • Dec. 16, 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. with Mrs. Claus (Santa’s Holiday Breakfast event)
  • Dec. 22, 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. (Magical Mornings)

Virtual Black Santas

For those looking for a way to see a black Santa from anywhere in the world, a website called Mr. Kringle is available. The website offers a virtual visit with Black Santa, so that families can experience Mr. Kringle as they wish to see him. Each streaming e-visit with Santa can be personalized, and visits are conducted over Zoom.

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