Ann Arbor Santa Mailboxes

Magical Santa Mailboxes Near Ann Arbor + Printable Templates

Are you wondering where to drop off Santa letters near Ann Arbor? Good news, we’ve got a list of Santa Claus Mailboxes near us. Have the kids write a letter to Santa, and drop it off at a North Pole Mailbox near you.

Many of the mailboxes offer a letter back from Santa. Make sure to follow directions so Santa can reply! You definiltey need to provide an address and may need a stamped envelope.

Did we miss a Santa drop box near Ann Arbor? Be sure to send us the details and we’ll add it to the list.

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Check out the map to help you find Santa mailbox locations near you.

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Where to Drop off Letters to Santa Near Ann Arbor

Be sure to check the dates for the letters to Santa mailboxes near us. They can vary quite a bit.

Main Street Ann Arbor

Each year the Main Street Area Association hosts a Santa mailbox in downtown Ann Arbor. Local businesses make sure the letters get sent by express to the North Pole Santa will reply – as long as you include your return address.

At a Glance


Conor O’Neill’s, South Main Street, Ann Arbor, MI, USA


Seasonal November 29, 2023-December 13, 2023

Chelsea Santa Mailbox

As part of Chelsea Hometown Holidays, visit the Santa Mailbox at Palmer Commons. Santa’s elves at the Chelsea Senior Center will provide return letters from Santa – if you include a self-addressed postage paid envelope for the return letter.

At a Glance


Palmer Commons, 304 South Main Street, Chelsea, MI, USA


Seasonal November 24, 2023-November 15, 2023

Saline Santa Mailbox

Saline’s Santa mailbox is one of the first ones to appear. This year it appeared on November 1! Make sure to get your letter to Santa early so the elves have plenty of time to source your gifts. Include your return address so Santa can write back. Thank you to Saline HS…

At a Glance


Mac’s Acadian Seafood Shack, East Michigan Avenue, Saline, MI, USA


Seasonal November 7, 2022-December 13, 2022

Wayne County Lightfest

The Wayne County Lightfest runs nightly from November 16 through December 24. Drive through the lights at Merriman Hollow Park. Santa will make an appearance at their opening night event. , but there will still not be a Santa shelter in 2023. However, half-way through there will be a Santa mailbox and…

At a Glance


Wayne County Lightfest, North Merriman Road, Westland, MI, USA


Seasonal November 16, 2023-December 24, 2023

Cabela’s Santa Maibox

Cabela’s has a mailbox to send your letter to Santa. They don’t say you’ll get a resonse back, so if that’s important to you, check one of the other mailboxes.

At a Glance


Cabela’s, Cabela Boulevard East, Dundee, MI, USA


Seasonal November 4, 2023-December 24, 2023

Milan Santa Mailbox

Santa’s elves have delivered a Santa mailbox to Milan. The mailbox is in front of the Moore & Minto building. The elves will collect the letters daily to bring back to the North Pole so Santa can write back before Christmas. (remember to include your return address)

At a Glance


3 East Main Street, Milan, MI, USA


Seasonal November 30, 2023-December 17, 2023

Santa Sightings

If a letter to Santa isn’t enough for your kids, be sure to check out these places to find Santa this year. At many of them, kids will be able to give Santa their list in person.

Santa Sightings Near Ann Arbor - Santa sleeping on sofa in front of tree as two boys peek over him.

Letter to Santa Claus Templates

To help get the kids started we have created three Santa Letter Templates. One allows young kids to draw a picture of what they are asking Santa for. The next provides a fill in the blank template. The third allows for a more custom letter from older children.


Santa Letter – Drawing 479.00 KB 1 downloads

Jump start your young child’s letter to Santa with easy to fill in prompts and space…

Santa Letter – Fill in the Blank 781.89 KB 1 downloads

This version of the Santa Letter provides a Fill in the Blank form for younger elementary…

Santa Letter – Upper Elementary 736.35 KB 1 downloads

This version of the Santa Letter gives more space for the child to write. Instead…

These simple templates will have your kids ready to drop their letters in a Santa mail box near them.

Christmas Guide

Be sure to check out all the Christmas fun in our Christmas Guide.

Arbor Annie's Giant Guide to Christmas in Ann Arbor - kids holding presents & in santa hats plus Ann Arbor with Kids logo

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