Calendar of Events


Listed below are events that are public events that you can come out and participate and/or bring a toy and/or monetary donation.   There are several events that will have our Blue Santa and Mrs. Blue there so that you can bring your camera and get your picture taken with them.

Austin Police Operation Blue Santa could not do what it does without the generous support of a caring community. Thank you again for your thoughtful dedication that is provided by so many that come out to assist at these Events each year and we look forward to receiving your contributions that will assist with Austin Police Opera6tion Blue Santa’s goal in making this a successful and Joyful Holiday for the families in need of assistance this Holiday Season.


Zilker Tree Lighting  
Date of Event:   November 25, 2018    Time of Event:   6 pm - 9 pm
Zilker Metropolitan Park, 2220 Barton Springs Rd, Austin, TX 78746

  "Blue Santa and Mrs. Claus" will be there for getting your pictures taken with them!  Photos taken with Blue Santa in the Big Santa Chair, get uploaded to our Blue Santa website for retrieval. 

We will be accepting  cash donations for the photos, and we accept unwrapped toy for infant to 14 years of age.

  • Austin Carriage's Annual Blue Santa Toy Drive
    Date of Event:  December 12, 2018   Time of Event:   6:30 PM -10PM


You can exchange a new unwrapped gift for each passenger to receive a FREE carriage ride.  The rides are about 15 to 20 minutes long depending on the demand.  Seating capacity is up to 6 adult passengers.  Children under 4 may sit on a lap and are not counted as a seated passenger.  (Please bring gifts with a $10 value or more).  Rides are at Central downtown Fire Station located at the corner of 5th and Trinity.  They will have 3 or 4 carriages running that night benefitting Blue Santa.  Please join us and help provide a merry Christmas to a deserving child.


  • Austin Police Operation Blue Santa - DELIVERY DAY
    Date of Event:  December 15, 2018      Time of Event:    8 AM - 1 PM
    4101 South Industrial Drive, Suite 260, Austin, Texas 78744

Delivery Day will begin bright and early!   Come help us bring joy to approximately 20,000 children by delivering gift boxes to their homes and a holiday meal for their family.


Blue Santa & Mrs. Claus will be there to greet you while in line to assist with gift box delivery.  We invite you to join us after your deliveries for a bar b que lunch that starts at 1pm.  Entertainment will be provided!


Main distribution warehouse is located at 4101 South Industrial Drive, Suite 260, Austin, Tx.  Our remote delivery sites are located at the various Austin Police Sub-Stations and their addresses will be posted as the date gets closer.  We look forward to seeing all and extend our appreciation for making this event such a great success!

  On December 16th, 2017 - Delivery Day - Austin Police Operation Blue Santa will be catching all the action from above at the Blue Santa warehouse located at 4101 S. Industrial Drive. Drone Pilot LLC - a veteran & minority-owned small business has graciously offered its services to record this unique day from above - a first in Blue Santa's 30 year plus history! If you will be making deliveries from this location don’t forget to wave!  
  Drone Pilot LLC  
* Active duty public safety professionals from fire, police, and military  
* Promoting safety first using public safety SUAS Pilot Safety Training Course for hobbyists to professionals on responsible and safe piloting.  
* Educating the public on the life saving capabilities these platforms offer.  
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