• Santa's Art Shop December 3rd and 4th 2022

    A Family Tradition

    Located in Ridgecrest, California…

    Santa’s Art Shop first opened its doors in December of 1977.

    Each year over 7,000 holiday shoppers come together with more than 100 makers, artisans, and crafters for this two-day art and craft show event.


    “Celebrating over 40 Years of Handmade Goodness!”

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Something for Everyone

The event will be filled with over 100 artists and craftspeople bringing you the finest in handmade:

•Needlework•Jewelry •Woodworking •Stained Glass •Toys •Original Artwork •Photography •Pottery •Yard Art…

…and so much more! There will also be a vast array of tantalizing foods to satisfy everyone!

We’re Making a List

Keep off the naughty list! Let us email you a reminder when Santa will be coming to Ridgecrest for Santa’s Art Shop.

Put me on the nice list

Visit with Santa

Kris Kringle will be ready to take photos with children of all ages!

Toys for Tots

The U.S. Marines will be on-hand to accept donations for Toys for Tots.

On average, the campaign serves over 2,000 children in Ridgecrest, Inyokern, Trona and California City.

2022 Exhibitor and Food Vendor Applications Available Now!

Event Location

  • Desert Empire Fairgrounds
  • 520 S Richmond Rd
  • Ridgecrest, CA 93555

Event Dates & Times

  • Saturday 12/03/21 from 9 to 5.
  • Sunday 12/04/21 from 9 to 4.
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  • Admission fee for the event is $2.
  • FREE admission for children 11 and younger.