Rudolph's Christmas Package

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Santa Claus Land of Lights

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Run Run Rudolph 5K

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Run Run Rudolph 5K Run & Walk

Run Run RudolphRun, run Rudolph … Santa’s got to make it to town!

Experience the story of Rudolph told in brilliant LED lights during our 3rd annual Run Run Rudolph 5K! Participants will set out on a 5K course through the Santa Claus Land of Lights, located inside Lake Rudolph.

Along the merry way you will be met with elves, reindeer, magical holiday surprises…and thousands of spectacular lights! This family-friendly fun loving Christmas spectacular event is guaranteed to warm the heart of even Scrooge himself!

This year’s race will be timed with the start/finish line at Lake Rudolph’s main entrance next to the office.

Course Change in 2015:  The course will take you through the light show THREE times before you head back to the start/finish line. Awards ceremony will be at 4:45 pm CT in Lake Rudolph’s front parking lot.

This year is that the first 200 participants to register will get an awesome Run Run Rudolph commemorative Holiday ornament from NIMCO, Inc. Event proceeds will benefit WBKR’s Christmas Wish. Sounds like just the thing to get all of us in the Holiday spirit!

Run Run Rudolph 5k Run & Walk
This Saturday, December 5 at 4:00pm CT

Registration fee is ONLY $15 and children under three are FREE
Sponsored by 92.5 FM WBKR & Lake Rudolph

You still have time to register online. Or you may register at the Lake Rudolph office on race day.

Video: Santa Claus Land of Lights Overview

Not sure what to expect when you visit the Santa Claus Land of Lights? This short video should give you a good overview. :)

The light show opens this Thursday night! Here’s 2015 the operating schedule:

5-9 pm CT

Thanksgiving – December 13
Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays

December 18 – New Year’s Eve
Open Nightly

Closed on Christmas Eve and Christmas Day.

$4 off coupons are located at participating McDonalds in Indiana, Kentucky, and Illinois. View all the participating locations at this link.

Rudolph’s Christmas Weekends!

Santa at Rudolph's Christmas Cabin at Lake Rudolph 3Looking for a fun, Christmas weekend? We have a great idea for you! Rudolph’s Family Christmas Package here at Lake Rudolph!

Celebrate Christmas with us and create family memories to last a lifetime. Sip hot cocoa in front of the fireplace in your Christmas cabin, participate in Christmas family activities, and even have breakfast with Santa!

Package includes:

A fun Christmas experience your family won’t soon forget!

Package dates:

  • December 4 & 5, 2015
  • December 11 & 12, 2015
  • December 18 & 19, 2015

While you’re in town, don’t miss shopping at the Santa Claus Christmas Store, visiting the Santa Claus Museum and Santa’s Candy Castle, and more Christmas events during our Santa Claus Christmas Celebration!

Santa Claus Land of Lights Opens Thanksgiving Night!

Line of Cars through Santa Claus Land of LightsThe pumpkins are put away and it is time to start thinking about Christmas. We are located in the town of Santa Claus, Indiana, after all!

So what do we have planned for Christmas you ask? How about our one-of-a-kind light show that tells the story of Rudolph and how he became the reindeer to lead Santa’s sleigh?

Santa Claus Land of Lights

Follow the Shining Story of Rudolph on story boards and brilliant LED light displays!

Located inside Lake Rudolph, this custom drive-through outdoor light show tells the Shining Story of Rudolph in bright, energy-efficient LEDs. The Santa Claus Land of Lights is the only light show in North America that tells a story in lights and storyboards. At 1.2 miles long, it is also one of the largest holiday light shows in North America … and don’t forget, every vehicle receives a FREE photo with Rudolph!

Discount coupons ($4 off per vehicle) will be offered at McDonald’s locations in Indiana, Kentucky, and Illinois, and a portion of proceeds will be donated to Ronald McDonald House Charities of the Ohio Valley (RMHC). A complete list of coupon locations may be found here.

2015 Operating Schedule
5-9 pm CT

Thanksgiving – December 13
Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays

December 18 – New Year’s Eve
Open Nightly

Closed on Christmas Eve and Christmas Day.

For more information on the light show, visit the Santa Claus Land of Lights website.

Costume Contest Favorites: Weeks 5 – 7

Costume contest favorites from weeks 5 – 7 of our Halloween Weekends!

Rudy’s Recipe: Cinnamon Sugar Crescents

You Need:

  • 1 package crescent rolls
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 1 T cinnamon
  • Wooden skewers

Make ‘Em:

  1. Mix 1/4 cup sugar and 1 T cinnamon on a flat surface.
  2. Separate rolls. Wrap each around a skewer stick.
  3. Roll in cinnamon/sugar mixture.
  4. Cook over fire rotating frequently.
  5. For a glaze (optional), mix powdered sugar and water and drizzle over each roll.

Costume Contest Favorites: Weeks 1 – 4

A few of our costume contest favorites from weeks 1 – 4 of Halloween Weekends.

Halloween Weekends 2015 & 2016

Spooky RCCOur Halloween Weekends are probably our most popular time of the year. They book fast too! We’re accepting reservations for 2016 so if you’re a planner … you may want to go ahead and book your reservation.

We also have openings for weekends in September for 2015! So if you haven’t experience Halloween at Lake Rudolph in the Christmasy town of Santa Claus, Indiana, now is the time!

Here are the dates:

2015 Halloween Weekends: 2016 Halloween Weekends:
September 18 & 19, 2015
September 25 & 26, 2015
October 2 & 3, 2015
October 9 & 10, 2015
October 16 & 17, 2015
October 23 & 24, 2015
October 30 & 31, 2015
September 16 & 17, 2016
September 23 & 24, 2016
September 30 & October 1, 2016
October 7 & 8, 2016
October 14 & 15, 2016
October 21 & 22, 2016
October 28 & 29, 2016

Enjoy spooktacular Halloween activities including bonfire ghost stories, trick-or-treating, costume and site decorating contests, Rudy’s kid’s carnival, frightful film classics, haunted hayrides, and more.

Dance until you drop at our Halloween party, complete with a sound and light show. Participate in family friendly Halloween activities for everyone … mummies, daddies, teens and little monsters.

Reserve Online or call us at 1-877-478-3657!

Camp with a Splash Weekend!

September 11 & 12, 2015
Camp with a Splash Weekend

FREE Santa’s Splash Down Waterpark passes on Saturday for everyone from 11am to 5pm!Camp with a Splash Weekend 2015
SAVE $20 off per night on Vacation Rentals (Rental RVs, Cabins & Cottages)!
SAVE $5 off per night on RV Sites and Tent Sites!
WIN a $50 Lake Rudolph gift card for having the best decorated golf car for our Golf Gar Glow Parade!

  • Offer is valid September 11 & 12, 2015, only.
  • Splash Down Waterpark is only open Saturday from 11am – 5pm CT.
  • Holiday World is closed to the general public during the weekend for private corporate outings.
  • Golf Car rental is required to participate in the glow parade.
  • Discount applied upon check in
  • Not valid with any other offer.

It is our last weekend for Santa’s Splash Down WaterPark and Blitzen Bay Pool … and a great time to visit for smaller crowds!

Third Night Free in a Rental RV!

September 4, 5, & 6, 2015
Labor Day Weekend … 3rd Night FREE in Rental RVSuper King

Buy two nights, get the third night free in a Standard or King Size Rental RV!

  • Offer is valid September 4, 5, & 6, 2015, only.
  • Offer is not valid for Super King Rental RVs or other Vacation Rentals.
  • Make sure to book three nights.
  • Discount applied upon check in
  • Not valid with any other offer.

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