Frequently Asked Questions
What is going to happen?
We're creating an accessible way for kids with special needs to see Santa! Santa’s elves will call when they are on the way to your home, between 1-4pm. Santa will be waving from outside your front door or window. Family pictures with Santa are encouraged. He will also deliver a special gift for you and your family!
Where and When is the Special Santa Event?
The Special Santa Event is on Saturday, December 10th from 1-4pm at your front door.
How much will this cost?
This event is FREE!
Can I bring siblings?
Absolutely! Each house is scheduled for approximately 5 minutes with Santa. You can use the time in the best way for your family, including a socially distant family pic with Santa!
What if I don't register or schedule a time? Can my child still participate?
Children who are registered for the event through our website will be given first priority for house visits.
If there are times available on the actual day of the event, we notify people on our Special Santa Facebook page.
What are the ages for this event?
This event is specifically set up for individuals with special needs, regardless of age, if you would have fun saying hello to Santa from home, this day is for you!
Who is doing this? Why?
Who is putting this on?
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.
Is this related to Special Egg Event?
Yes. We wanted to help provide something similar for Christmas!
Can I help?
I want to help, what can I do?
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 if you have a few free hours.
4409 121st Street
Urbandale, IA 50323