Santa trades in sleigh for IndyCar

(WISH Photo/Andy Garrison)

INDIANAPOLIS (WISH) — Santa Claus arrived in Indianapolis in true Hoosier style Friday morning.

Santa made his annual appearance at the Children’s Museum of Indianapolis.

IndyCar star Ed Carpenter gave the reindeer a day off and took St. Nick on a ride in a two-seater instead.

Another highlight at Friday’s event: some of Santa’s elves rappelled down the front of the building.

Afterward, Santa and one lucky child took a ride down the museum’s 47-foot Yule Slide, that more than 83,000 people slid down last year.

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