Santa Claus is coming to town!

The Christmas elves have been hard at work making all the toys for the boys and girls on the nice list this year! But one of Santa’s elves let it slip that Santa will be visiting the Stevens Point Area frequently this month for some hiking on the Green Circle Trail!

A few places you can catch Santa before he heads back to the North Pole are:

Santa Visits NextHome Priority: Santa comes to town on December 5- stop by for a visit and enjoy free photos, cookies, and hot cocoa!

Enchanted Forest: Become completely emersed in Christmas at the Enchanted Forest in Rosholt, beginning December 6! Stop by on Saturdays for your chance to see Santa.

Sensitive Santa For Kids with Special Needs: This event is specifically for kids with any special needs and their families to feel comfortable in a casual environment with no long lines to see Santa. Head over to the Central Wisconsin Children's Museum on December 6 for this accommodating event. 

A Visit with Santa: Santa is making a list and checking it twice, making sure to visit the Portage County Public Library on December 7!

Breakfast with Santa: Enjoy breakfast, cookie decorating, arts and crafts, and Santa on December 7 at the Dreyfus University Center. 

Santa at Feltz Dairy Store: Come visit Santa and get your picture taken on Saturday, December 7 at Feltz's Dairy Store! 

Santa Claus is Coming to Other Mothers: In exchange for a non-perishable food item receive complimentary professional photos of your time with Santa on December 7 at Other Mothers. 

Santa Experience Mini Sessions: Check out Santa's workshop, snack on yummy treats, and get the opportunity to capture professional candid shots with Santa. Be sure to reserve your time to spend with Santa for December 7! 

A Village Holiday: Join the Plover Area Business Association on December 12 for a sensory-friendly holiday event featuring milk, cookies, popcorn, and a movie while your child takes the time they need to warm up to Santa. 

An Afternoon with Santa: Join in with Bev's Floral & Gifts, The Elite Realty Team. and the Stevens Point Area Convention and Visitors Bureau to spend some quality time with Santa and his reindeer, make Christmas crafts, enjoy holiday cookies, and much more on December 14. 

Christmas at Scaffidi: Enjoy getting your picture taken with Santa, a petting farm, cookies, hot chocolate, and more at Scaffidi Auto on December 14.

Santa's Visit to Frank's Hardware: Santa is making a stop at Frank's Hardware on December 14 to make sure he gets all the little boys and girls Christmas wishes!  

Santa's Workshop Craft Show: Get all of your Christmas gifts in one spot while getting in the spirit with Santa and horsedrawn sleigh rides. Stop by Eron's Event Barn on December 14 for this fun-filled day of Christmas spirit. 

Santa Breakfast at the Moose Lodge: Meet Santa and enjoy a yummy breakfast at the Moose Lodge on December 15. 

Santa Meet and Greet at Bullheads: Visit Bullheads on December 15 for a holiday party with Santa as a special guest from the North Pole. Cookies for the kids to decorate, fun ornament painting, and cheesecake samples will also be available!

Breakfast with Santa at the Holiday Inn: Join the Holiday Inn Hotel and Convention Center on December 21 for complimentary breakfast and crafts, with an appearance by Santa of course. 

Tomorrow River Lions and Lioness Children's Christmas Party: Stop by the Jensen Community Center on December 21 for music, fun, and Santa Claus! 

Want more? 

Check out other family-friendly events in the Stevens Point Area. Or, read these blogs featuring the Kids Guide to Winter Fun, the 5 Best Indoor Activites, or the 5 Best Outdoor Activities for your family to enjoy. Be sure to tag @StevensPointArea and use #StevensPointArea on your Instagram photos for a chance to be featured!