Santa Claus Mailbox Locations

Santa Claus Mailbox Locations in Metro Detroit – Children can take their letters to Santa Claus to various Santa Claus mailbox locations in Oakland County.

Children can take their letters to Santa Claus to various Christmas mailboxes locations in Oakland County.

Here are some mailbox locations in Oakland County and Metro Detroit where kids can drop off their letters to Santa Claus in case they’re too shy to sit on Santa’s lap.


Santa Claus Mailbox Locations Metro Detroit 2023

Auburn Hills Santa Claus Mailbox
Downtown Auburn Hills (Squirrel Rd and Auburn Rd at the MOMS Memorial / Christmas Tree)
A holiday mailbox will be located in Downtown for children to send letters to the North Pole. Kids can stop by the letter writing station at the tree-lighting ceremony  or after it (December 1, 2023) and mail Santa a message the night of the event. The mailbox will be accepting letters from after Thanksgiving, all the way through Christmas. Hosted by the City of Auburn Hills.

Berkley Santa Mail
Berkley Public Library (3155 Coolidge Highway, Berkley, MI 48072, 248-658-3440)
Children are welcome to drop of their letters to Santa Claus any time after Thanksgiving weekend through Christmas Day at the festive mailbox just outside Berkley Public Library. Hosted by the City of Berkley and the Berkley Public Library.

Ferndale Santa Claus Mailbox
Incubizo (1938 Burdette, Suite #109)
Hosted by Ferndale Parks & Recreation. The Santa Mailbox is available in Ferndale beginning Saturday evening after the annual Santa Parade on December 2 event through Mid December. Please provide your mailing address and email address so he can check his list twice.

Holly Santa Claus Mailbox
Battle Alley Coffee (101 Battle Aly, Holly, MI 48442)
Send a postcard to the North Pole, and if you include your return address, Santa will send you a special message next year. Hosted by Battle Alley Coffee.

Lake Orion Santa Claus Mailbox
Santa’s Mailbox at Canterbury Village
November 22, 24, 25, 26, December 1, 2, 3, 8, 9, 10, 15, 16, 17, 21, 22, 23 at 5p.
Santa’s personal mailbox will be in place and children can bring their letters, with special delivery directly to the North Pole. MORE INFO ON CANTERBURY VILLAGE HOLIDAY STROLL.

Northfield Twp Santa Claus Mailbox
Northfield Township Community Center (9101 Main St, Whitmore Lake, 48189)
Beginning the week AFTER Thanksgiving, drop off your Letter to Santa in our Santa mailbox any time through December 14. Responses to letters dropped off after December 14 will be delivered to the Community Center by Hans the Holiday Elf. Please include a contact number or email, so the City can let you know when your letter has arrived. For more information contact the Community Center 734-449-2295. Hosted by Northville Twp.

Oxford Santa Claus Mailbox
Downtown Oxford at Centennial Park
Santa’s mailbox out in Centennial Park by the gazebo from November 22 through December 11, 2023. Children are encouraged to drop off their letters to Santa and if they include their return mailing address Santa might just send a reply. Hosted by the Oxford Chamber of Commerce.

Rochester Santa Claus Mailbox
Downtown Rochester (Corner of 4th Street in Main, Rochester, MI)
Santa’s Mailbox is returning once again to Downtown Rochester. Children of Rochester are invited to mail their letters to Santa by depositing them in the mailbox on the corner of 4th and Main Streets from November 21, 2023 through December 9, 2023. Children who drop their letters in the box will receive a letter addressed to them from Santa. Santa’s Mailbox is delivered each year by the Rochester Area Jaycees during the Rochester Hometown Christmas Parade on December 3. For more info, visit

US Postal Service Santa Mail
Santa replies to your child’s letter (complete with a North Pole postmark). “Letters from Santa” recommended dates for mailing are November 23 through December 1, 2023. Santa’s helpers in Anchorage, AK, will take care of the rest! Learn more about the Letters from Santa program and how to get started by visiting this link at the USPS website.

Waterford Santa Claus Mailbox
Waterford Town Hall (5200, Civic Center Drive, Waterford, MI)
November 22 – December 14. Letters to Santa may be delivered to Waterford Town Hall courtesy of Waterford Parks and Recreation.. Courtesy of Waterford Parks and Recreation.

Village of Wolverine Lake Santa Claus Mailbox
Village of Wolverine Lake (425 Glengary Rd, Wolverine Lake, MI 48390)
11/23-12/20 “Boys and Girls can receive a letter from jolly old Santa and his Elves. Children should drop off their letters to Santa’s mailbox outside Village Hall. Please make sure your child’s letter includes an address where Santa can mail his return letter. Santa’s letter will be postmarked from the North Pole.” For more info, visit


As of 2023, Macy’s no longer has a “Letters to Santa Claus” mailbox at their locations. Macy’s has raised more than 142 million dollars since the campaign began in 2003 for the Make-A-Wish Foundation. The program consisted of Macy’s donating $1 to Make-A-Wish for every letter to Santa Claus received at the mailboxes. We at Oakland County Moms thank Macy’s for their years of service to the Make-A-Wish Foundation. Macy’s is currently embracing another deserving organization, Big Brothers Big Sisters. Please consider making a donation here.

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South Lyon Twp Santa Claus Mailbox
Lyon Twp Municipal Center (58000 Grand River Avenue, New Hudson, MI 48165)
Usually begins December 1. Open Monday through Thursday, 8:30a to 5p and Fridays from 8a to 4p Santa’s mailbox is in the lobby, right when you walk in the main entrance. Santa may reply too. Hosted by Lyon Twp.


This page is intended to be used as a guide. Oakland County Moms does not endorse these events. Oakland County Moms is not responsible for changes to event descriptions, event times or details being altered without notice or cancellations.

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