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snapshots with santa

saturday, december 5, 8:00 am - 12:00 pm
Schedule your visit with Santa Claus and Mrs. Claus. Enjoy a socially-distant visit and photo with Santa at the Batavia Depot Museum caboose. Each family will receive a photo and an ornament. Dress for the weather! Additional photos will be available for download through the Batavia Park District website. Families must register for a time slot and can arrive at any time within the time slot. Cost per family is $25.

Please park on Houston Street in front of the Depot Museum in a numbered spot and wait in your vehicle to prevent lines from forming. A staff member will be present to let you know when it's your turn!
register here

Letters from Santa

Monday, november 30 - friday, december 11
The kids will be excited to see a special letter from Santa Claus arrive in their mailbox this December! Drop off your child's letter to our North Pole mailbox located at the Civic Center front office from Monday, November 30 to Friday, December 11 at 4:30 pm. Include your return address on the letter you send to Santa so he can write back! Letters will be mailed out the week of December 14. Please register your child before placing the letter in the mailbox. The fee is $5 per child's letter.
register here

online holiday house decorating contest

deadline: sunday, december 13
Show off your holiday spirit and enter Batavia's Online Holiday House Decorating Contest. All participants will submit a photo of their house, and all displays will be judged by online voting through our Facebook page starting Monday, December 14 through noon on Friday, December 18. The winner of the People's Choice award will receive a Batavia Park District prize package. This contest is only for Batavia Park District residents.
Photos need to be submitted by Sunday, December 13 at 11:59 pm. Submit photos to
register your house here

New year's eve in a box

Ring in the New Year with your family from the comfort of your home with this party in a box. This box will include New Year's Eve decorations, a craft, games, and New Year's headbands. Say goodbye to 2020 in style! Box must be picked up on Monday, December 28 from 11:00 am - 4:00 pm at the Civic Center. Register by December 14. Fee is $20 per kit for a family.
Reserve your box