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Experience Hartville Is Headquarters For All Things Santa This Christmas

Last updated on January 4th, 2022

Join the Santa Scavenger Hunt, Get Free Pictures With Santa & More

Come to Hartville, Ohio, this Christmas season for plenty of Santa sightings and lots of fun! Shop our 200-acre Experience Hartville campus for unique gifts from tools to toys, antiques to jewelry, specialty foods, sweet tooth treats, and more!

Our new Santa Scavenger Hunt at Hartville Kitchen, especially for kids 12 and under, is a great way to make special holiday memories with the children in your life. Between November 30 and December 14, use the clues to find four items we've hidden throughout the Children's Shop at Hartville Kitchen and be entered to win a toy-filled prize basket worth $165! The basket drawing will be held on December 16, 2021, and you don't have to be present to win.

Get a Picture With Santa on November 30

Santa will be visiting our Experience Hartville campus several times this year. When you bring kids to meet Santa at the Hartville Kitchen on Tuesday, November 30, 2021, from 5-7 pm, you'll get:

  • A free keepsake photo to take home, courtesy of Andrew Eicher Photography
  • A coupon for 1/2 off a kids meal with an adult meal purchase
  • A special Children's Shop offer

Santa will also be available for pet photos on Saturday, November 27, from 11 am to 2 pm at Hartville Hardware. Other opportunities to meet Santa in Hartville in 2021 include:

  • Tuesday, December 7, and Tuesday, December 14, from 5-7 pm at Hartville Kitchen. Bring your own camera and you will also get:
    • A coupon for 1/2 off a kids meal with an adult meal purchase
    • A special Children's Shop offer
  • Friday, December 10, from 5-9 pm at Winterfest at the Hartville MarketPlace
  • Saturday, December 11, from 8 am to noon at the Hartville MarketPlace (Tickets Required)

Drop Off Letters to Santa in Our 'Heart Cart'

We are also an official drop-off location for letters to Santa! Bring letters to the Hartville Kitchen Heart Cart, located in the bakery lobby just to the right of the Children's Shop stairway, and we will take care of sending your Christmas wish list to St. Nick! While you're there, pick up a sweet treat in our bakery for the holidays.

Together with Santa, we look forward to making children's Christmas wishes come true at Experience Hartville.