The holidays will officially kick off with the opening of Santa’s House, an annual Siouxland tradition, on Monday, November 25 at its new location, 600 4th St. Suite #109, Sioux City, from 6 to 8 p.m.
Admission to Santa’s House is free. Children can visit with Santa, create free holiday craft projects, and listen to Christmas stories read by Mrs. Claus and the elves. For a small charge, guests may enjoy delicious treats from Mrs. Claus’ Kitchen, have a picture taken with Santa, or purchase raffle tickets. Visitors may also shop Santa’s Gift Shop for affordable gifts - most gifts in Santa’s Gift Shop are less than $5, with nothing more than $10. Kids are welcome to play fun games like Pin the Nose on the Reindeer or get their face painted for $2.
The community is invited to attend any of the following dates:
• Saturdays: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., December 7, 14
• Sundays: 1 to 4 p.m., December 8, 15
• Tuesdays: 6 to 8 p.m., December 10, 17
• Thursdays: 6 to 8 p.m., December 12, 19
Santa’s House is presented by UnityPoint Health - St. Luke’s Partners, Ho-Chunk Centre, and sponsored by Great West Casualty Company and Liberty National Bank. Proceeds from Santa’s House will support important programs such as St. Luke’s College scholarships, Caring Clowns, Comfort Care Blankets and UnityPoint Health - St. Luke’s Children’s Miracle Network.
Over the past 30 years, Santa’s House has raised more than $350,000, helping UnityPoint Health – St. Luke’s provide the best outcome for every patient every time.