Visit Santa's Candy Castle


Admission to Santa’s Candy Castle is free.

Location & Directions

Santa’s Candy Castle is located at 15499 N. State Road 245, in Santa Claus, Indiana. We are just one mile south of Holiday World, on the same road. To map your route to the castle, we recommend using google maps at

More About Santa’s Candy Castle

Santa's Candy Castle is a magical place for anyone who holds the spirit of Christmas dear to their heart. The historic castle, which has hosted millions of visitors from all over the world, offers a unique experience unlike any other.

Log in to our exclusive North Pole Network, an interactive computer lab for kids that is directly connected to the North Pole. You’ll be able to chat with an elf, tell Santa what you want for Christmas and find out if you’re on Santa's Good List. If you make Santa's Good List, you'll be able to take home an official Good List Certificate to show your family and friends.

Indulge your senses with a wonderful selection of gourmet confections including handmade fudge, turtles, toffee, caramels, malt balls, peanut brittle, and many many other favorites. Enjoy a sample of one of approximately two dozen flavors of salt water taffy and gourmet popcorn.

Enjoy a trip down memory lane with our huge selection of retro candy.  We have many of your childhood favorites like candy cigarettes, wax bottles, Pop Rocks, wax lips, Zotz, Fruit Stripe gum, whistle pops, candy buttons, and many many more.

Our cocoa is an absolute must-try. We guarantee that you'll find a flavor to love in our critically-acclaimed 35 flavor line-up of g
ourmet hot chocolate. And our frozen hot chocolate is nothing short of legendary. It's available in 16 oz individual servings or in a gigantic 1/2 gallon version called the Avalanche - which is the world's largest cocoa beverage. Share one with the family, or if you're brave enough: finish one yourself for a place on our Wall of Fame.

Santa's Candy Castle is the home of the Fire & Ice Challenge, one of the world's most unique & difficult competitive eating challenges.  The challenge consists of eating 1 pound of our super-spicy "Fire" popcorn & finishing our Avalanche in one hour.  Sound familiar?  It's become quite famous and was even featured on the Louisville episode of Travel's Channel's Man v. Food in December 2017.

Santa's Candy Castle has an entire room of PEZ, which boasts one of the largest retail selections of PEZ anywhere.  The castle also has an entire room of Jelly Belly, with the full Beanboozled line, as well as popular licensed products like Disney, Harry Potter, Krispy Kreme & many more.

Santa's Candy Castle promises something delicious & fun for everyone!

Before you leave, find the perfect Christmas gift for that hard-to-buy-for person on your Christmas list or pick up a souvenir of your trip to Santa Claus, Indiana in the castle’s gift shop. The castle stocks over a hundred titles of Christmas books all discounted 40% to 80% off publisher’s prices, hundreds of ornaments priced at $1.99, and hundreds of stocking stuffers priced at $.99.

Santa’s Candy Castle offers a magical experience for everyone in your family. And as it’s been since 1935, admission to Santa’s Candy Castle is free. We look forward to seeing you at the castle!

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