No Indianapolis kids’ Christmas would be complete without a trip to see Santa. Their eyes shine as they climb into his lap and whisper into his ear what it is they really want on that special day. The pictures of children visiting Santa seem to last a lifetime and are precious memories to be made. But is there a way to avoid the hustle and bustle of holiday Indianapolis shopping when you take your tyke to see the big guy in red? Absolutely! The Eitlejorg Museum of American Indians and Western Art offers Indianapolis people a chance to meet Cowboy Santa for breakfast as he rides into the Circle City.
The Eiteljorg Museum is located in the heart of Indianapolis downtown. With beautiful views of the Indianapolis Canal Walk and White River State Park, this Indianapolis museum preserves Indiana history in a unique way. It makes sense that their Hoosier holiday traditions would be as unique as the museum’s permanent collection of art. Have a Ho Ho Ho Down with Cowboy Santa this year at the Eiteljorg Museum.
Cowboy Santa will host a breakfast at the Sky City Cafe in the Eiteljorg Museum of American Indians and Western Art. Museum guests can climb into Cowboy Santa’s saddle and share their holiday wishes with the jolly cowboy. Partake in Western-flavored holiday tunes and stories led by Cowboy Santa himself. After breakfast, meet up with Cowboy Santa in the museum store for those oh so important pictures with the kids. This Indianapolis event costs $12.00 per person and includes admission to the Eiteljorg Musem.
Introduce your kids to Native American art and artifacts this Thanksgiving weekend at the Eiteljorg Museum of American Indians and Western Art. Share stories of the first Thanksgiving in an authentic setting. And celebrate the entire culture of people that helped the Pilgrims to survive that first freezing Thanksgiving. Follow the history of Native American’s in the United States, share in their stories of wonder and tragedy, and marvel at their beautiful artwork. No other place in Indianapolis offers such an authentic Thanksgiving experience.
For additional information about Breakfast with Cowboy Santa and other Indianapolis events happening at the Eiteljorg Museum of American Indians and Western Art, visit their website. After you trip to the museum, head over to Celebration Crossings at the nearby Indiana State Museum. Or check out some of the history at the NCAA Hall of Champions located just down the canal. Take a Christmas lite stroll through Indianapolis downtown, and stop in any of these great Indianapolis restaurants for a hot cup of coffee or cocoa and dessert. With so many fun things to do in Indianapolis, adventure in Indy is easy to find on Fun City Finder.com.
Breakfast with Cowboy Santa
November 28 from 8:30 am to 12:30 am
December 5, 12, 19 from Noon to 3:00 pm
Eiteljorg Museum of American Indians and Western Art
White River State Park
500 West Washington Street
Indianapolis, IN 46204