2023 Season

Christmas Through the Decades

To celebrate generations of spreading festivity and joy in Storm Lake, take a look back at Christmas through the decades. Explore Christmas songs, movies, television, and traditions from the 1950s to the present.


We accept cash, check, and credit cards.


Open (without Santa) after Christmas on the following dates:

Entering the Castle

When you visit, please enter through our front door, up the steps on the north side of the building.

The exit is located near the gift shop on the bottom floor. Guests requiring an accessible entrance may enter through this door. Need assistance? Ask a Castle volunteer!

While in the Castle...

Help us preserve our historic displays! We ask that you avoid bringing or using the following at Santa's Castle:

To help protect our displays, please do not bring candy purchased at the gift shop back through the Castle.

Find the Hedgehogs!

We are so excited to celebrate Christmas AND Storm Lake’s 150th birthday! Look for 20 hidden hedgehogs in Santa’s Castle!

Gift Shop

Our gift shop is a great place to pick up stocking stuffers and the perfect gift for your Secret Santa or office holiday party. All proceeds go directly to Santa's Castle!

200 E 5th Street
Storm Lake IA 50588

(712) 749-9247