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Hours of Operation:

2016 Schedule
Open Thanksgiving night and Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays through December 11.

Open Nightly December 16 through New Year's Eve. Closed on Christmas Eve and Christmas Day.

5- 9pm CT


The light show will take place
even if it is raining.





Driving Directions


Entrance to the Santa Claus Land of Lights is at the main entrance of Lake Rudolph Campground & RV Resort.

From Evansville, Indiana

Travel I-69 North (or Hwy. 41 North) to I-64 East. Travel I-64 East to Exit 57A (US 231). Take the exit and continue south 4 miles to the Santa Claus exit. Turn left onto SR 162 and travel 4 miles east to Santa Claus, IN. Turn left onto SR 245 at the flashing light. Travel approximately 200 yards past the Holiday World entrance and the Lake Rudolph Welcome Center will be on your right.
(Approximate travel time: 45 Minutes)

From Bloomington, Indiana

Take SR 37 South to Bedford, then go west on U.S. 50 to Loogootee. Take U.S. 231 South to Jasper. Just south of Jasper, take SR 162 South through Ferdinand and approximately 10 miles into Santa Claus. At the stop light turn right onto SR 162 and SR 245. Turn right onto SR 245 North at the flashing light next to the Holiday World entrance. Travel approximately 200 yards past the Holiday World entrance and the Lake Rudolph Welcome Center will be on your right.
(Approximate travel time: 2 hours)

From Owensboro, Kentucky

Take the U.S. 60 bypass east (which is also U.S. 231 North). Continue on U.S. 231 North across the Natcher Bridge into Indiana. Travel approximately 15 miles, take the Santa Claus exit and turn right onto SR 162 and travel into Santa Claus, IN. Turn left onto SR 245 at the flashing light next to the Holiday World entrance. Travel approximately 200 yards past the Holiday World entrance and the Lake Rudolph Welcome Center will be on your right.
(Approximate travel time: 35 Minutes)

From Indianapolis, Indiana

Take I-65 south, nearly to Louisville. Take I-265 west to I-64 west. Drive west on I-64 for nearly an hour, then take Exit 63. Turn left (south) onto Highway 162 and drive 7 miles. When 162 comes to a "T," turn right onto Highway 245 and drive up the hill to the flashing caution light. Turn right onto Highway 245 and go past Holiday World's main gate. You'll see the entrance to Lake Rudolph on your right. (Approximate travel time: 3 hours)

From Louisville, Kentucky

Take I-64 West into Indiana and travel approximately 70 miles. Take Exit 63 and turn left (south) onto Highway 162; drive 7 miles until the road comes to a "T." Turn right onto Highway 245 and drive up the hill to the flashing caution light. Turn right onto Highway 245 and go past Holiday World's main gate. You'll see the entrance to Lake Rudolph on your right. (Approximate travel time: 1 hour)

From Nashville, Tennessee

Take I-65 to Bowling Green, Kentucky. Then take the William Natcher Parkway to Owensboro, Kentucky. Take the U.S. 60 bypass east (which is also U.S. 231 North). Continue on U.S. 231 North across the Natcher Bridge into Indiana. Travel approximately 15 miles, take the Santa Claus exit and turn right onto SR 162 and travel into Santa Claus, IN. Turn left onto SR 245 at the flashing light next to the Holiday World entrance. Travel approximately 200 yards past the Holiday World entrance and the Lake Rudolph Welcome Center will be on your right.
(Approximate travel time: 3 hours)

From Paducah, Kentucky

Take I-24 east to the Western Kentucky Parkway; continue east to the Pennyrile Parkway. Exit at Henderson and go north to Evansville, Indiana. In Evansville, travel I-69 North (or Hwy. 41 North) to I-64 East. Travel I-64 East to Exit 57A (US 231). Take the exit and continue south 4 miles to the Santa Claus exit. Turn left onto SR 162 and travel 4 miles east to Santa Claus, IN. Turn left onto SR 245 at the flashing light. Travel approximately 200 yards past the Holiday World entrance and the Lake Rudolph Welcome Center will be on your right.
(Approximate travel time: 3 hours)

From St. Louis, Missouri

Drive on I-64 east for approximately 3 hours to Exit 57A (US 231). Take the exit and continue south 4 miles to the Santa Claus exit. Turn left onto SR 162 and travel 4 miles east to Santa Claus, IN. Turn left onto SR 245 at the flashing light. Travel approximately 200 yards past the Holiday World entrance and the Lake Rudolph Welcome Center will be on your right.
(Approximate travel time: 3 hours)



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