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Christmas in Clay 

Friday, November 24th - Thursday, December 22nd

Christmas in Clay Center is a magical time of year! Whether you watch Santa fly into the Clay Center Municipal Airport, visit Santa in his workshop on the Courthouse Square, witness the lighting of almost 100 Christmas trees on the Courthouse Square, enjoy our charming light display at the zoo, or just shop our local businesses; Clay Center has so much to offer during the Holiday season!

Keep the Cheer Here this Holiday season by shopping at our Clay County businesses! 


Santa Fly-In

Friday, November 24th at 11:00 AM

Join us for the Annual Santa Fly-In and watch Santa fly into Clay Center in a real airplane!


After he lands and greets all the children, the Clay Center Fire Department will take Santa to his house on the Courthouse Square!


Santa will be in his house from 11:30AM - 3:00PM on Friday, November 24th and Common Ground Ministries will be providing FREE train rides in front of City Hall. 

Santa's Hours

Santa's Workshop is located on the Clay County Courthouse Square in downtown Clay Center. Come visit him Thursdays & Saturdays all season long. Sit on his lap, take a picture, tell him what you want this year and he'll even have a treat for you!


Clay Center Christmas Festival 

Friday, November 24th - Friday, January 5th


Experience a small town Christmas Celebration with almost 100 trees on the Clay County Courthouse Square! Come enjoy the lighted parade and stay for the lighting of the Square! For more information on the Clay Center Christmas Festival or to purchase a tree, click here!

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