Santa Claus is very busy this time of year, but we have good news! He’s carving time out of his schedule to visit with the children in the Rolla community. Below is a list of places and events where you can visit with Santa Claus!
December 3 – Breakfast with Santa – 8:00 – 10:00 AM
Join Ozark Actors Theatre at Cedar Street Playhouse for breakfast with St. Nick himself! Enjoy a homemade breakfast, meet Santa, and get your picture taken. Arrive early because Santa has to get downtown for the parade!
December 3 – 52nd Annual Christmas Parade – Candy Cane Lane – 10:00 AM
Dig out your candy canes this year for the Christmas Parade! The Rolla Chamber of Commerce is excited to get in the Christmas spirit with the community at this event. Be on the lookout for Santa and Mrs. Claus towards the end of the parade!
December 3 – Cookies & Cocoa with Santa – 12:00 – 4:00 PM
Santa and Mrs. Claus will be at the Flooring Nook from 12:00 – 4:00 PM to take photos and enjoy cookies and cocoa with you and your family. There will be Christmas crafts, a photo booth, gifts for the kids, and more!
December 5 – Reindeer and Santa at Town & Country Bank – 5:00 – 7:00 PM
If seeing an authentic reindeer is on your bucket list, then Town & Country Bank is the place to be! Santa and his reindeer will be making an appearance on December 5. A craft table will be provided by the Rolla Public Library. Drop in as you please and enjoy refreshments and holiday cheer!
December 7-22 – Christmas in the Park – 6:00 – 9:00 PM Sunday – Thursday; 6:00 – 10:00 PM Friday – Saturday
The Rolla Lions Club is excited to bring you another year of Christmas in the Park! Santa and his friends, Frosty and the Grinch are all going to be there! This event is free to the public, but donations are accepted.
December 8-10 – All Aboard the Christmas Train – 6:00 – 8:00 PM & 11:00 AM – 2:00 PM
Join Rolla Parks & Recreation for an adventure on the Christmas Train! A Fine Linen Theatre performance, storybook trail, hot cocoa, and of course a visit from Santa himself!
December 10 – Santa at Hutcheson Ford – 9:00 AM – 11:00 AM
Photos with Santa, plus a special treat for all of the kids who stop by and see him at Hutcheson Ford in St. James!
December 10 – Pictures With Santa – 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM
Four Rivers Community Health Center invites you to come and get your pictures taken with Santa while enjoying hot cocoa, cookies, and candy canes with the elves.
December 10 – Santa at Stahlman Powersports – 11:00 AM – 3:00 PM
Santa and Mrs. Claus will be at Stahlman Powersports for homemade hot chocolate, cookies, and a station for kiddos to write letters to Santa to put in a magic mailbox!
December 17 – Santa is Coming to Town – 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM
Santa will make a stop at Kingdom Kia for free photos, hot chocolate, cookies, and reindeer games!
December 17 – Christmas at the Farm – 10:00 AM – 6:00 PM
Ozark Farms would like to welcome you back to the farm for a family tradition of giving, togetherness, and memories to last a lifetime. Santa will be there!
Don’t forget! Phelps County Bank’s North Pole Airmail box is now open for business at their Rolla Downtown and Highway 72 banks. Children can drop off their wishlist between now and December 15 and receive a letter back from Santa himself!