Another movie star is being added to Castle Noel’s “Walk of Fame”


First Annual Christmas in July will feature the inductees Drew Hocevar and Patty Johnson the angry elves from “A Christmas Story”, Karolyn Grimes, Zuzu, from “It’s a Wonderful Life” and Ian Petrella, Randy from “A Christmas Story”.

MEDINA, OH—June 25, 2014 – Ian Petrella, Randy from “A Christmas Story” will also join Drew, Patty and Karolyn at Castle Noel on July 26th.

Santa Claus is spending his vacation at Castle Noel, America’s largest indoor year round Christmas entertainment attraction featuring hundreds of movie props, and costumes, New York City animated window displays, and more. Join us at Castle Noel with a Summer Santa snapshot to celebrate Christmas in July with extended hours July 25, 26, 27.

Castle Noel Christmas Movie Actors “Walk of Fame” Ceremony


Movie stars Drew Hocevar and Patty Johnson, the angry elves from A Christmas Story, Karolyn Grimes, Zuzu, from It’s a Wonderful Life and Ian Petrella, Randy, from A Christmas Story will place their hands into concrete in front of Castle Noel as the first Christmas movie stars in the Castle Noel “Walk of Fame”.

The ceremony is free and will take place outside the front doors of Castle Noel’s gift shop, Saturday, July 26th at 2:00 p.m. no reservations required. In true Hollywood style Patty, Drew, Karolyn and Ian will arrive by BVIP Ltd Limousine and greet the crowd. Mark Klaus will emcee the ceremony as the Movie Stars press their hands into concrete. Then, have their photos taken in original world famous Graunam’s Chinese theatre seats that were used for Hollywood’s biggest movie premiers for over 40 years. After the ceremony the stars will be available to meet and sign autographs, photos, ornaments and “Official Patty the Elf” hand crafted elf hats by Patty Johnson.

Castle Noel will be open for tours Saturday, July 26th from 11:00-5:00.

Castle Noel’s Christmas in July Gala

For a more personal experience with the Stars, Castle Noel will host a special, evening event starting at 7:00 p.m. July 26. The event features a first class evening wrapped in a Christmas Spirit. Mark Klaus strives to create an atmosphere that takes the idea of a gala to the next level. Guests will enjoy themselves in the Grand Hall of Castle Noel – there is no other event like it! This night will be full of surprises and excitement that you will not want to miss. The gala includes a VIP Party with emcee Mark Klaus and four of Hollywood’s movie stars. They will make you laugh during a fun filled, interactive evening. Patty Johnson “the angry elf” from A Christmas Story; Karolyn Grimes “ZuZu” from It’s a Wonderful Life; Drew Hocevar “the angry elf” from A Christmas Story; and Ian Petrella “Randy” from A Christmas Story. Then, Patty and Drew will don their elf costumes, beat you to the top of Santa Klaus Mountain and rudely push you down the slide, just like they did to Ralphie. Hors d’oeuvres, endless cocktails, a gourmet dinner buffet catered by Cork Screw Saloon, delectable desserts catered by Susan’s Sugar and Spice, Mark Klaus ornament, commemorative photo and a Golden Ticket to Castle Noel. Dress for a fabulous Christmas in July Evening. Santa will be dressed for the temperatures of July!

Ticket for this special Gala Event must be purchased in advance online at or at Castle Noel’s gift shop. Limited tickets available. All proceeds will benefit the continue restoration of Castle Noel’s historic building and continued expansion of Castle Noel.





About Castle Noel

Founded by Nationally renowned artist and sculptor Mark Klaus and his wife Dana. Castle Noel is located in the historic Medina Square district. Mark’s collection was spotlighted on National television several times, including, QVC, HSN, Sy-Fy, Treasure Hunters Road Show and Hollywood Treasures. As well as local tv Fox8 News with Kenny Krumpton. Castle Noel houses an amazing collection of things to see and do including Hollywood props and costumes; millions of dollars in New York City Christmas Windows, a Blizzard Vortex, a Santa Chimney Squeeze and Santa Klaus Mountain where you can ride the slide just like Ralphie. In addition the dedication for our all new resort quality attraction, Alien Vacation Mini Golf in Freaky 3d what happens when Santa Klaus runs into a few friendly aliens. This addition to the venue makes it an ideal, day trip destination.

260 South Court St., Medina, OH 44256 TEL: 440-453-5889
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mcvbx175For even more fun things to do in Medina County visit Medina County Convention & Visitor Bureau’s website.  Don’t forget to order your visitor guide.







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