How To Get A Free Letter From Santa In The Mail

Red Mailbox says "Letters to Santa". Text: Get Free Letters From Santa in the Mail
Are you wondering how your kids can get a free letter from Santa Claus in the mail? We have Santa’s nice list of official North Pole Mailboxes where kids can send a letter to the big guy and receive a personal letter in return. What is better than the magic and delight of original letters from Santa in response to your kids’ letters.

Where to Mail Your North Pole Santa Letters

Time for kids to pull out that dusty box of stationery from the grandparents and start writing. What better way to get on Santa’s good list than to write him a letter.  Here is our list of Santa’s official mail receptacles. Most promise a return letter with the inclusion of a self-addressed, stamped envelope.

Chanhassen City Center Park Plaza

Kids can drop off a letter at the City Center Park Plaza. City elves pass your letter on to Santa but this drop does not promise a letter. Parents may want to get a peek at their kids letters before mailing so they can help Santa write a return letter. Up through December 26.

Dakota City Heritage Village Post Office

Dakota City Heritage Village, 4008 220th Street W., Farmington, MN 55024
Mail your Santa letters at the post box outside the Post Office in the charming historic village. Be sure to include your self-addressed envelope with stamp so St. Nick can reply to your child’s letter. Time this with a visit to enjoy the holiday lights on December 2nd, 3rd, 9th & 10th, 2023.

Hastings Downtown Mailbox

Gifts Galore, 207 E 2nd St W, Hastings, MN 55033 (7 days a week)
The Studio Downtown 205 2nd Street E, Hastings, MN 55033 (Nov. 25, 2023; 2-5pm)
Kids can drop off legible letters with a stamped, self-addressed envelope and receive a personalized response. If you would like to take a photo of your child dropping their letter into the mailbox, you are invited to share it on Downtown Hastings’s Facebook page. Begins Thanksgiving weekend.

Hugo’s Adelaide Landing Neighborhood

5755 130th Ln N, Hugo, MN 55038
Visit the Adelaide Landing neighborhood for their Christmas light displays and bring along your letters to Santa! There will be a red mailbox at starting Black Friday.

Minneapolis City Center

33 South 6th St, Minneapolis, MN 55402
The City Center will host a red North Pole mailbox near the lobby tree beginning December 1, 2023. Santa will reply to letters he receives.

Plymouth Santa’s Mailbox

Plymouth City Hall, 3400 Plymouth Blvd., Plymouth, MN 55447
Plymouth Ice Center, 3650 Plymouth Blvd, Plymouth, MN 55447
Plymouth Community Center, 14800 34th Ave N, Plymouth, MN 55447
Drop off letters to Santa (along with a self-addressed, stamped envelope) at one of three locations and receive a personalized custom letter. Letters accepted November 20 through December 1st, 2023.

Make Another Child’s Christmas Special with USPS Operation Santa

Girl playing mail carrier with dress up uniform and toy mailbox at Wescott Library in Eagan Minnesota

Bigger kids may enjoy helping Santa by responding to letters received through the USPS Operation Santa. Volunteers can read through letters to adopt a favorite or two, shop for and wrap gifts from Santa and ship a magical surprise to a special child through the USPS. Find all the details here.

If you know of more organizations helping Santa to respond to good boys and girls (or naughty ones), leave us the info in the comments section and we’ll share with the community.

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