General FAQ

We're creating a place for kids with special needs to meet Santa and get their picture taken! We'll also have activities and crafts for your child to participate in.
The Special Santa Event is on Saturday, December 7th from 3pm-5pm at Journey Church, 4409 121st St, Urbandale, IA
This event is FREE!
Absolutely! Each family will be scheduled for 5 minutes with Santa. You can use the time in the best way for your family, including a family pic with Santa!
Children who are registered for the event through our website will be given first priority at their scheduled times.
If there are time slots available on the actual day of the event, we will take walk-in registration. Please contact us if you have additional questions. You can also stay updated on our facebook page! We'll announce on the day of the event if we're able to take walk-in registrations.
This event is specifically set up for individuals with special needs who would be considered an elementary school age. However, regardless of age, if your child would have fun participating at the event you are more than welcome to come be a part of this fun day!

Who is doing this? Why?

This event has been created by Journey Church out of a desire to make Des Moines a better place. Journey Church wants to display Christ’s love in a way that people can feel and touch. This event is not a promotion or something to attract attention, but is to love on children with special needs and their families.
Yes. We had so much fun hanging out with everyone that showed up for the Special Egg Event that we wanted to help provide something similar for Christmas!

Can I help?

Please help spread the word! You can like our facebook page and share with all of your friends! Thank you for wanting to help! You can Volunteer is you have a few free hours.

4409 121st Street
Urbandale, IA 50323

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