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Santa's Candy Castle

Address: 15499 North State Road 245, Santa Claus, IN 47579
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Ranked #7 of 16 Attractions in Santa Claus
Type: Amusement/ Theme Parks, Shopping
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Elizabethtown, Kentucky
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169 reviews 169 reviews
70 attraction reviews
2,541 helpful votes 2,541 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

Got here an hour before closing Sunday. Were only people in the store. Not as close to main drag as other Christmas-related store in Santa Claus. Also a gravel parking lot. Did like the wood carvings, fire pit and Christmas cornhole game, though. Outside of the Santa Hall of Fame and the kids/childrens room, not overly impressed. Wife and I... More

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Belleville, Illinois
13 reviews 13 reviews
8 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014

I don't know what I was expecting, but I should have realized it would be so commercial. There was so little history in the Candy Castle I was dissapointed. I knew it was going to be a store catering to kids' sweet tooth, but I expected more of it. It was small, and the vintage candy wasn't really vintage. I've... More

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Greenfield, Indiana, United States
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

Myself, my mom, my daughter, and 2 nieces all went today on our way out of town. We all loved it! Lots of photo opportunities, of course the kids loved the candy. They were having an awesome sale on Christmas Story merchandise, and Nightmare Before Christmas merchandise, so I scored some of that, all the kids got to pick 5... More

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21 reviews 21 reviews
12 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014

We like this place a lot! It's kinda small and not as much as you'd think but the popcorn and hot chocolate is great and the staff is out of this world friendly! Don't expect a big high priced uptown candy shop because this isn't that. Expect nice friendly faces and some good candy along with a very cute building.... More

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Tupelo, Mississippi
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31 reviews 31 reviews
8 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014

Be sure to stop in for a Frozen Hot Chocolate after a long day at Holiday World! We really enjoyed it. They also offer homemade fudges and candies, along with a ton of other candy selections. Children will enjoy Santa's Candy Castle.

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Covington, KY
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272 reviews 272 reviews
119 attraction reviews
197 helpful votes 197 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

The focus in July is on their homemade fudge, frozen hot chocolate, and candies from the past. Don't expect Christmas candy this time of year. I'll admit I was expecting it and was a little disappointed there was none. After all, we were celebrating Christmas in July! The selection of old time candy was pretty big, though, and I was... More

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Jonesboro, Arkansas
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136 reviews 136 reviews
57 attraction reviews
64 helpful votes 64 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2014

We stopped by the castle on May, so it wasn't exactly the height of the x-mas season. It was still fun. They have homemade fudge and candy. They also have a number of novelty items for sale (my favorite was the Christmas Story section). It was fun to drink hot cocoa and walk around. They have about two dozen types... More

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Schnellville, Indiana
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2014

Santa's Candy Castle is in my opinion is by far the greatest place. We love going there. Living only 30 minutes away helps also. If we have out of town guests & the castle is open, we take them down. You MUST go on a sat-nite in dec for the chestnut roast. It's done over an open fire like in... More

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Hurricane, West Virginia
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59 reviews 59 reviews
12 attraction reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2013

First off, if you are expecting some massive castle full of candy - don't bother. This place is more of a castle in the backyard. It's absolutely adorable and is a lot of fun! You walk in and see a some regular branded candy such as jelly belly beans, pez candies, and so forth. Then you will see holiday hats... More

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18 reviews 18 reviews
8 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2013

Our family traveled to Santa Claus from KY to see this great light display, fun town, and wonderful Candy Castle, but we were disappointed. The only good part of the trip was the lights at Rudolph Lake Campground. We were highly disappointed in the Candy Castle. Yes, the outside looks somewhat like a castle, but nothing fabulous. We actually thought... More

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Santas_Candy_Castle, Manager at Santa's Candy Castle, responded to this review

We are very sorry that your visit did not meet your expectations. Although the historic castle isn't a huge all-day attraction, we do truly strive to make each and every guest's visit an enjoyable one. The castle is a quaint (ie, not huge) Depression-era attraction that was recently restored, so we are certainly not the world's largest candy shop. However,... More

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