Evansville, Indiana: Giant Santa

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11812 US Hwy 41, Evansville, IN
On the southbound side of US Hwy 41, at its intersection of Old State Rd, 7.5 miles north of downtown Evansville.
Lit at night. Local health policies may affect hours and access.
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Giant Santa
35 feet tall, formerly welcomed all good boys and good girls to a truck stop (demolished). Abandoned, then saved, fully restored, and set up in a new location in September 2016. Roadsideamerica.com Report... [12/15/2008]

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Santa statue.

Giant Santa

The Giant Santa statue is really tall, and right off the road.

[Mary Blair, 06/07/2019]

Christmas in June -- 'tis the season.


Evansville Santa

The 35-foot-tall Santa that was fixed now stands on my property, Peckenpaugh Plumbing, Inc. There is parking and a concrete walkway right up to and around Santa. Everyone is welcome to stop by, day or night, for a picture.

[Brandon Peckenpaugh, 08/07/2017]

Santa statue.

Santa Statue

The statue of Santa once stood at the intersection of I-64 and Indiana 41S and was removed several years ago. He's been given an overhaul and is looking good. He's now just off Indiana 41S south of the Vanderburgh Co. Fairgrounds. It's good to see the Jolly Old Elf back.

[Cher, 11/21/2016]
Santa Statue

The giant Santa statue that is currently being repaired was an advertisement for the former Santa Claus Land -- now Holiday World amusement park -- in Santa Claus, Indiana. There used to be two. One stood at a service station, motel, and restaurant known as "Grumpy's" by the locals. I know this because I trimmed the grass. Grumpy's was opened by my dad in the early 1970s.

[John B Reid, 02/18/2016]

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In the region:
World's Oldest Santa Statue, Santa Claus, IN - 35 mi.

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