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Run Run Rudolph!

Because Santa’s got to make it to town!

Join us for the second annual Run Run Rudolph through the Santa Claus Land of LightsBring your family and friends and experience the story of Rudolph told in brilliant LED lights! Participants will set out on a 5K course through the Santa Claus Land of Lights, located inside Lake Rudolph. Runners, walkers, and strollers are welcome! 

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 warn the heart of even Scrooge himself!

The first 500 participants will receive an early Christmas present (reindeer antlers and a shiny nose!), provided you’re not on the naughty list, plus a race t-shirt!

Run Run Rudolph
Saturday, December 6
4:00pm CT
Registration fee $25

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Benefiting 911 Gives Hope for the Holidays and the Christmas Wishfoundation.

First Snow of the Season

It is a bit sooner than normal, but we had our first snowfall of the season when we woke up this morning!

And wow, it was about four inches in some spots! Sled riding down Dasher Hill anyone? Don’t ask me how we’d stop though.


It sure is beautiful! The holly in front of our office was covered in snow.


Anyone want to volunteer to finish putting up the lights for the Santa Claus Land of Lights? It is only a teensy bit cold. Okay, I fibbed. It’s a lot cold!


But we’ll be ready for opening night on Thanksgiving!

6th Annual Santa Claus Land of Lights

Now that Halloween is over, it is time for our annual Santa Claus Land of Lights here at Lake Rudolph. Can you believe this our sixth year?!

Have you experienced the Santa Claus Land of Lights yet? It’s a magical light show that tells the Shining Story of Rudolph.


Did you know that Rudolph was born here in Santa Claus, Indiana? Well, he was. Right here at Lake Rudolph.

Entrance of Santa Claus Land of Lights

Our light show tells the story of how Rudolph worked and trained hard to one day lead Santa’s sleigh!


Rudolph on Treadmill at Santa Claus Land of Lights

2014 Santa Claus Land of Lights
5 – 9pm CT

Thanksgiving through December 14
Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays

December 17 – New Year’s Eve
Open Nightly

Closed on Christmas Eve and Christmas Day

Costume Contest Favorites: Weeks 5, 6 & 7

Costume contest favorites from weeks 5, 6, and 7!

Haunted Trail Time Lapse

A lot goes into decorating a site for Halloween Weekends here at Lake Rudolph. Especially a first place site.

Over the course of three afternoons, we took a photo every minute of the Derringer’s Haunted Trail on 18-K. They were busy! Here’s the fun time lapse video …