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Where Can I get Pictures Taken With Santa in Phoenix?

Are you looking for your family pictures with Santa? We have tons of places listed so you can get your iconic pictures with the jolly old elf! If you are looking for fun Christmas or Holiday activities, we have those too!

East Valley


Breakfast With Santa-Sanderson Lincoln Pavilon Carefree

  • Saturday December 7th from 9-11am
  • Bring a new toy, non perishable food item or a $5 donation per item.
  • Enjoy a themed breakfast, free photos with Santa.


Santa HQ

  • November 8th-November 10th-Friday &Saturday 10am-8pm
  • Sunday November 11th 10am-6pm
  • November 11th-December 8th Mondays-Thursdays 10am 8pm, Fridays and Saturdays 10am-9pm and Sundays 11am-6pm, Sundays 11am-6pm
  • November 28th (Thanksgiving ) Closed)
  • December 9th-December 23rd Monday-Thursday 10am-9pm, Friday-Sunday 9am-9pm.
  • December 24th 10am-6pm

Sensory Santa Claus-Sensory Friendly Chandler Fashion Center 3111 W Chandler Blvd Ste 2142

  • Sunday December 1st 9am-11am

Autism Academy Chandler

Giggles Chandler

Tumbleweed Tree Lighting Parade and Lights-Dr AJ Chandler Park 178 East Commonwealth Ave Chandler

  • December 7th 4:30pm-9pm
  • music, entertainment, arts and crafts, food, pictures with Santa. Parade of Lights at 6:45pm

Holiday Boutique and Free Pics with Santa-East Valley School of Music-4835 S Arizona Ave Chandler

  • Saturday December 21st 10am-3pm
  • Free event, vendors and deserts, coloring contest, bouncy house and more

Santa at McMahon’s Ice Cream-960 East Warner Road Suite #4 Chandler

  • Saturday, December 21st 6pm
  • This is a free event. Come visit Santa and take your own photo. Ice Cream, Sundaes, Hot Chocolate for sale.
  • Games, coloring, and Christmas music.


San Tan Village

Located near Fossil and Forever 21

  • November Hours-Monday-Thursday11am-8pm (closed on Thanksgiving) Friday and Saturday 10am-9pm and Sunday 11am-6pm
  • December -Sundays 11am-6pm, Monday thru 12/2=12/7 and 12/9-12/14 10am-9pm, Monday thru Monday 12/16-12/23 9am-9pm
  • Christmas Eve 8am-6pm

Rawhide Western Towne

  • November 28th-December 22nd
  • Open every Friday, Saturday and Sunday 5pm-10pm
  • Thanksgiving Thursday Open at 11am
  • Free Admission. Santa will lead official tree lighting ceremony and be available for photos.

Winter Wonderland-Crossroads Towne Center 3757 S Gilbert Rd Gilbert

  • November 30th 11am-1pm
  • holiday crafts, games, mini train rides, snow, photos with santa and more
  • Free and open to the public

Annual Snow Day & Santa- Mother Nature’s Farm-1663 E Baseline Rd Gilbert

  • 9am-9pm December 14th
  • Cost is $10 per child 1 and up and adults are $5
  • boutique is open for tree sales and Christmas items.

Pics with Santa Mom Doc Midwives-1760 E Pecos Rd Suite 516 Gilbert

  • December 14th 9:30am-11:#0am
  • Free pics with Santa

Altitude Christmas Party-Altitude Trampoline Park Gilbert

  • December 14th 2pm-5pm
  • 3-4:30pm
  • Free photos with Santa
  • Christmas party December 2-5pm, Photos with Santa, Cookie decorating, Crafts, 3 hours of Jumping $20 per jumper

Photos with Santa-Gilbert Police Department and Town Hall 75 E Civic Center Drive

  • Tuesday December 17th 5pm-7:30pm
  • Photo sessions are free with the donation with a new, unwrapped toy for a child in need.
  • chocolate fountain will be there too!


Bass Pro Shop Mesa-1133 N Dobson Rd Mesa

  • November 16th-December 24th
  • Santa’s Arrival Saturday November 16th at 5pm
  • Free activities Decorate a Santa STocking Nvoember 16th only from 6-8pm, Santa Stress Toy 5-7pm
  • Weekdays November 17-30th Weekdays 5-8pm, Saturday 10am-8pm and Sunday 10am-5pm
  • December 1-7th Weekdays 3-8pm, Saturday 10am-8pm and Sunday 10am-5pm
  • December 8-23rd weekdays 10am-8pm, Saturday 10am-8pm, Sunday 10am-5pm
  • December 24th 10am-5pm
  • Free Photo with Santa (Bass Pass Required). Must get a Visit the Bass Pass Ticket Depot in Stores to get a Bass Pass.
  • Kids eat free at Bass Pro shops while Santa is in town. Maximum of two free kids meals per check with purchase of an adult entree

Merry Main Street

  • November 29th 6pm-10pm Visits with Santa Free,
  • November 30th 5pm-10pm
  • December 6th 5pm-9pm
  • December 7th 5pm-9pm
  • December 13th 5pm-9pm
  • December 14th 5pm-9pm
  • December 20th 5pm-9pm
  • December 21st 5pm-9pm

Ice rinks,

Yes, Virginia, There is a sAnta Claus, Polar Express and More!

Snow Fest-Swim Kids USA-2725 W Guadalupe Rd Mesa

  • Saturday December 7th 11am-3:30pm
  • Santa and Mrs. Claus, Food trucks
  • Free for the public

Mesa Polar Express-Merry Main Street

  • Light Rail car December 6th. 7th 13th, 14th
  • 6-10pm
  • Free, Santa and wear your jammies!

Breakfast with Santa Mesa Convention Center 263 N Center Street Mesa

  • December 14th
  • 8:30am-11am
  • Holiday activities and a free photo with Santa. Reservations are required. Sports are limited so buy your tickets early. Building B

Mesa Riverview-December 14th N Dobson Rd Mesa

  • 12-3pm
  • First 250 kids receive a $5 Cinemark gift card, plays in tons of real snow, horse and carriage rides, hay wagon rides with Santa, Train rides, visit with Frosty and Friends, music, games, and prizes. Face painters, balloon artists.
  • FREE
  • Bring a toy, skip the line for snow time. Bring unwrapped toy

Superstition Springs Center

  • November 8th-November 30th
  • Friday-Sat (11/8-11/9) 11am-8pm
  • Sunday(11/10) 11am-6pm
  • Monday-Thur (11/11-11/27) 11am-8pm
  • Fri-Sat (11-15-11/30) 10am-9pm
  • Sunday (11/17, 11/24) 11am-6p
  • Thur (11/28) Closed for Thanksgiving
  • December 1-December 24
  • Sunday (12/1) 11am-6pm
  • Mon-Sat (12/2-12/14) 10am-9pm
  • Sun (12-2/12/14) 10am-9pm
  • Sun (12/8, 12/15) 11am-7pm
  • Mon-Sat (12/16-12/21) 9am-9pm
  • Sun (12/22)9am-9pm
  • MOn (12/23) 9am-9pm
  • Tuesday (12/24) Christmas Eve 8am-6pm
  • Wed 12/25 Closed for Christmas day

Pet Photos with Santa.

Every Monday, November 11-December 16 6pm-8pm Cats and dogs only.

Queen Creek

37th Annual Queen Creek Holiday Festival and Parade-21802 S Ellsworth Rd Queen Creek

  • December 7th 12-8pm
  • Santa, kids zone, food, commmercial vendors and beer garden


Scottsdale Fashion Square-Palm Court

  • November 14th-December 14th Monday-Saturday 10am-9pm (no breaks
  • Sunday 11am-6pm No Breaks)
  • Thanksgiving closed
  • December 15th Sunday 10am-8pm No breaks
  • December 16th-December 23rd 9am-9pm no breaks
  • December 24 8am-6pm
  • Fast Pass available

Kierland Commons-15025 N Kierland Blvd

  • November 22nd through December 24th Center Plaza
  • Santa’s Hours November 22 – December 14
  • MONDAY-SATURDAY 12:00 PM – 8:00 PM (Break: 3:00 – 4:00 PM)
  • SUNDAY 12:00 PM – 5:00 PM (Break: 2:00 – 2:30 PM)
  • Santa’s Hours December 15 – December 23                                                                             
  • MONDAY-SUNDAY 12:00 PM – 8:00 PM (Break: 3:00 – 4:00 PM)
  • *CHRISTMAS EVE, 12/24 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM (Break: 1:00 PM – 1:30 PM)* 
  • Pet Photos with Santa On Sunday, December 8th. Cats and Dogs only. Be sure to have your pet on a leash or in a pet carrier.

McCormick Stillman Railroad Park-7301 E Indian Bend Rd Scottsdale

  • November 29th-January 5th (not on Tuesday December 24th, Wednesday December 25th or Tuesday December 31st).
  • • Holiday Lights Train Ride – $5 (special Holiday Lights tickets are required)
    • Charros Carousel Ride – $3
    • Holiday Lights Train Ride Fast Pass – $15 (limited availability nightly and passes can be purchased online beginning Nov. 1)

The Santa Social Scottsdale Quarter-15059 N Scottsdale Rd, Scottsdale

  • November 30th 10am-8pm
  • The Quad
  • Free caricature artist, free face painters, special christmas character appearances
  • 6pm official tree lighting followed by Home Alone

Annual Tree Lighting Ceremony-Omni Scottsdale Resort & Spa Montelucia

  • Tuesday December 3 5pm-8pm
  • Free Entry
  • 20 foot Christmas tree
  • local boutiques, live music and cozy firepits
  • complimentary photos with Santa
  • puppy kissing booth and adoptable animals
  • complimentary cider, hot cocoa and holiday cookies
  • silent auction
  • holiday children’s crafts, sugar cookie decorating stations
  • Prado bites, beverages available for purchase
  • Purchase VIP experience tickets

Selfies with Santa-The Promenade Scottsdale-16215 N Scottsdale Rd , Scottsdale AZ

  • December 7th
  • December 14th
  • 11am
  • Located near the Nordstrom Rack at the Promenade

2nd Annual Family Fun holiday Fair and Marketplace-Odysea in the Desert

  • 9500 E Via De Ventura Scottsdale
  • 12-4pm Saturday December 14th 12-4pm
  • Santa Claus, real snow, face painting, bounce houses, giveaways, food and more
  • free event
  • raffles available

Free Snow Ball Family Festival-Odysea in the Desert 9500 East Via de Ventura Scottsdale

  • December 21st 11am-4pm
  • Free admission
  • Meet Santa, Mrs. Claus, Buddy the Elf, Snow Queen and Ice Princess
  • Play in snow, face painting, arts and crafts and more


Arizona Mills Mall

  • Starting November 8th. Monday-Saturdays 11am-8pm, Sundays 12noon-6pm.
  • Pet Photos November 16th 6pm-8pm.
  • Closed Thanksgiving November 28th
  • Caring Santa December 1st and 8th 9am-11am
  • December 9th-December 12th 10am-8pm
  • December 13th 10am-8:30pm
  • December 16th-December 23rd 9am-9pm
  • December 24th 8am-6pm
  • Santa does take breaks. Reserve time online here:

Rainforest Cafe Presents Breakfast With Santa-Arizona Mills Mall

  • December 22nd, 8am
  • Raffles and prizes, goodie bags for the kids and activities.
  • waffle and omelete bar and more
  • $24.04 each


Visit Santa-The Shops at Norterra-Elevate Coffee Company 2530 W Happy Valley Rd ste 1273 Phoenix

  • 11am-1pm Santa November 30th, December 7th, 14th and 21st

Biltmore Fashion Park-

  • November 29th & December 30th 12-8pm Break 3-4pm
  • Friday/Saturday December 7th and 8th 12-8pm
  • Deember 9th-December 24th Monday-Sunday 11am-8pm Break 3-4pm, Monday 12/23rd 10am-8pm (break 3pm-4pm
  • Christmas even, 12/24 10am-5pm (Break 1pm-1:30pm)

A Christmas in Candyland & Breakfast with Santa UCP of Central Arizona-1802 W Parkside Lane

  • December 7th 9am-11am Games, crafts and decorated playgrounds fun
  • RSVP 602-943-5472

Sensitive Santa-Church of the Beatitudes & Beyond Autism 555 W Glendale Ave, Phoenix

  • Must preregister
  • Saturday, December 14th, 2019. Times Vary. Registration necessary.

Phoenix City Scape (City Skate)

  • Every Saturday and Sunday from Saturday, November 30th 2-6pm

Snow Much Fun Day-Children’s Museum of Phoenix

  • December 14th 9am-4pm
  • Santa Claus
  • Free with paid museum admission
  • Visits with Santa 10:30am-12noon
  • 12:30pm-2pm
  • Saturday December 7th 12-8pm
  • Event is free
  • parade, carnival, tree lighting ceremony, live entertainment, free photos with Santa, Kids zone and vendors and beer garden.
  • Parade begins at 3:30pm

Paradise Valley Mall

  • Dillards Court-November 15th-DEcember 24th
  • Friday 11/15th-10am-8pm Breaks 1pm-1:45pm and 4:30p-5:15pm
  • Monday-Thursday 11/18-11/27 11am-7pm Break 3pm-3:45pm
  • Friday/Sat 11/16-11-30 10am-9am BRaks 1pm-145, 430-515pm
  • Sunday 11/17, 11/24 11am-6pm break 3pm-345pm
  • Closed for Thanksgiving
  • December Sunda 12/1, 12/8 11am-6pm break 3pm-345pm
  • Monday-Thursday 12/2-12/2 10am-8pm, breaks 1pm-145pm, 430pm-515pm
  • Friday, saturday 12/6-12/14 10am-9pm, breaks 1pm-145pm, 430-515pm
  • Sunday 12/15-10am-8pm, breaks 1pm-145pm, 4:30pm-5:15pm
  • Monday-Monday 12/16-12/23 10am-9pm Breaks 1pm-145pm, 4:30pm-515
  • Tuesday 12/24 Christmas eve 9am-6pm Break 1pm-145

Festival of Lights Kick of Party 2019-Desert Foothills Park Ahwatukee Phoenix

  • Saturday, November 30th 12pm-8pm
  • Festival of Lights Holiday Kick off Party.
  • Inflatables, rides, games, beer garden, restaurants, visits with Santa, entertainment for the family and other fun activities.

Pictures with Santa-Free toy for your Child -5817 W Indian School Rd Phoenix-Boost Mobile store

  • Pictures with Santa 3-5pm with free toy December 14th while supplies last
  • One toy per child.

Party Jungle-12046 N 32nd Street Phoenix

Breakfast with Santa at the Arizona Biltmore-2400 E Missouri Ave Phoenix

  • Saturday December 21st 8:30am-11:30am
  • 40++ per person (free for three and under)
  • reservations required
  • call 602-954-2572


Arizona Mills Mall

  • Starting November 8th. Monday-Saturdays 11am-8pm, Sundays 12noon-6pm.
  • Pet Photos November 16th 6pm-8pm.
  • Closed Thanksgiving November 28th
  • Caring Santa December 1st and 8th 9am-11am
  • December 9th-December 12th 10am-8pm
  • December 13th 10am-8:30pm
  • December 16th-December 23rd 9am-9pm
  • December 24th 8am-6pm
  • Santa does take breaks. Reserve time online here:

Rainforest Cafe Presents Breakfast With Santa-Arizona Mills Mall

  • December 22nd, 8am
  • Raffles and prizes, goodie bags for the kids and activities.
  • waffle and omelete bar and more
  • $24.04 each

Central Phoenix

Enchanted Chapters

Sensitive Santa Event-10880 N 32nd Street Phoenix

  • December 7th 10:30am-6pm
  • Join us for our first Sensitive Santa Event, Come meet Mr. and Mrs. Claus! Each family will be allotted 5-10 minutes (depending on number of children in each family) with Santa and Mrs. Claus in a quiet and sensory friendly environment. This event will take place from 10:30am-6pm. There are 45 spots available. Tickets will be released October 23rd so stay tuned!
    *Tickets include photos with Santa and a Christmas book!

Christown Spectrum-West Bethany Home Rd and N 19th Ave Phoenix

  • November 30th-December 15th
  • Saturdays & Sundays, 12-4 November 30th, December 1st, December 7th, 8th, 14th and 15th.

Enchanted Island Encanto Park 1202 W Encanto Blvd Phoenix

  • December 21st & 22nd
  • 10am-7pm
  • Ride Holiday Train to a Snow filled Island) 5 tickets or unlimited rides
  • Play in fresh snow and sled riding.
  • enjoy Christmas decorations
  • take pictures in a huma size snow globe
  • Visit with Santa Claus for Free and enjoy Free cup of hot cocoa and Free Candy canes from 11am-5pm each day


Laveen Christmas Festival-Laveen Farmers Market 4701 W Dobbins Road Laveen

  • December 14th 9am-1pm
  • Come see Santa and Mrs. Claus
  • Wander the orchard and take pictures, show crafts and artists


Breakfast with Santa-Saturday December 7th from 8:30 am-10am

  • Free kids activities, live entertainment, goodybags and more, Tickets go on sale November 9th at Customer Service. Tickets will not be sold at the door on the day of event.
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West Valley


Winterfest Avondale-11465 W Civic Center Drive-

  • December 7th 5pm to 8pm
  • pictures with Santa, food and sweet treats, tree lighting ceremony


Glow on Monroe-Historic Downtown Buckeye

  • December 14th
  • 6:30pm-9:30pm
  • electric light parade
  • free photos with Santa and free make and take crafts

Every Kid’s Dentist and Orthodontics 675 S Watson Rd Ste 106 Buckeye

  • December 6th 5-7pm
  • Free pictures with Santa, cookies and crafts

El Mirage

Holiday Parade and Winterfest Celebration-Gentry Park 140101 N El Mirage Rd

  • Saturday, December 7th 5pm-10pm
  • parade begins at 5pm
  • Winterfest begins at 6pm
  • local school choir performances, polar express train ride, face painting vendors, food trucks and more

Happy Holiday Food Truck Movie Night and More-Gateway Park 10100 N El Mirage Rd

  • December 13th
  • 5pm-8:30pm
  • Free
  • Santa
  • Free movie, kids activities, glow fun, food trucks


Arrowhead Towne Center

  • November Friday 11/8 10am-9pm
  • Saturday 11/9 10am-9pm
  • Mon-Saturday 11-11 11/30 10am-9pm
  • Sunday 11/10, 11/17, 11/24 11-6pm
  • Thursdsay 11/28 Closed for Thanksgiving
  • Sensory Santa December 1st 8am-10am
  • Sunday 12/1 11am-6pm
  • Mon-Friday 12/2=12/6 10am-9pm
  • Sat-Thursday 12/7 12/12 10am-12pm
  • Sun12/8 10am-8pm
  • Fri-Thursday 12/13=12/19 9am-10pm
  • Fri-Monday 12/20 =12/23 8am-10pm
  • Tuesday Christmas Eve 8am-6pm


Cabela’s 9380 W Glendale Ave, Glendale

  • November 16th-December 24th
  • Santa arrives at 5pm on November 16th until 8pm
  • November 17th-November 30th Weekdays 5-8pm, Saturdays 10am-8pm and Sunday 10am-5pm
  • Dcember 1-7 WEekdays 3-8pm, Saturday 10am-8pm, Sunday 10am-5pm
  • December 8-23rd Weekdays 10am-8pm, Saturday 10am-8pm, and Sunday 10am-5pm and Sunday December 24th 10am
  • You need a Bass Pass for the Free Photo with Santa. A Bass Pass is required and provides a time slot to see Santa, allowing you to explore Santa’s Wonderland® or shop the store while waiting in a virtual line. Bass Passes are limited and go quickly each day. Visit the Bass pass ticket depot in stores.

Glendale Glitters

Glendale Glitters -Downtown Glendale 9494 W Maryland Ave (approximate)

  • Free Shuttles from Glendale Community College Nov 29th and 30th
  • 5-10pm
  • Free
  • 1.6 millions lights
  • Until January 11th
  • food, seasonal gifts, children’s snowfield, holiday storytelling, Home Depot Kids workshop and Santa.

The Village at Arrowhead

Holiday Magic at The Village at Arrowhead-2050 N 67th Ave Glendale

  • Saturday November 30th, December 7th and December 14th at 1pm
  • Strolling Carolers, Carriage Rides with Santa, Mrs. Claus, and treats for the kids.
  • Great moments for holiday photos


November 26th-December 24th at Fountain Park

Jingle Bell Hike to Santa-Thunderbird Conservation Park

  • December 7th 9am-11am
  • Children can take part of a jingle bell craft so they can jingle up the trail
  • Parents must complete a waiver for minor
  • Free


Goodyear Glows-Goodyear Ballpark

  • December 7th 5-8:30pm
  • Santa Claus, Tree lighting, live holiday performances and 40 tons of snow and more
  • parking, admission and activities are free

Litchfield Park

Teenytown Playland-12958 W Indian School Rd Suite B8

  • Sunday December 15th from 10am-1pm
  • Professional photographer with backdrop and Santa available.
  • Serving milk and cookies, $10 add on to your admission to participate and include professional photos. . Photos will be shared via gallery following the end of the event.

Starbucks 5104 N Dysart Rd Litchfield Park

  • December 21st 12pm-3pm


Jolly Holiday Food Truck Movie night and More-Paseo Verde Park-7510 W Greenway Ave

  • December 7th 4pm-8pm
  • No admission, pet friendly.
  • Park with Santa. watch the Grinch
  • Food trucks
  • music, more and face painting plus other fun

Santa Photos-An Old Town Wedding And Event Center-8276 W Monroe Street

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Peoria’s Old Town Holiday Festival-Johnny E Osuna Memorial Park 10510 N 83rd Ave Peoria

  • Saturday December 14th
  • 5pm-10pm
  • Santa, Snow, crafters market, kids zone and more
  • parking and admission are free
  • some activities have a fee

Real Living Property for Your Santa Event-9051 W Kelton Ln (91st and Bell Crossroads)

Skate with Santa-AZ Ice Peoria 15829 N 83rd Avenue Peoria

  • December 13th 6pm-8pm
  • Admission, Skate rental and hot cocoa $5

Peoria Artisan Brewery-10144 W Lake Pleasant Parkway Ste 1130 PEoria

  • December 15th
  • 11:30am-1:30pm
  • Bring a toy donation to give Santa for the Peoria Firefighters Charity Toy DRive

Preschoolers, Pancakes and Pictures with Santa-City of Peoria Recreation Center-8866 W Thunerbird Rd Peoria

  • Friday, December 20th
  • 9am-11
  • arts, crafts and pictures with Santa
  • Free with donation of new,unwrapped toy
  • geared for families with children 6 and younger.
  • must reserve at 623-773-8600


Surprise Party- Surprise Recreation Campus-15850 N Bullard Ave

  • December 6th 5-9pm
  • free admission with a canned food or toy donation to Sanderson Ford Operation Santa
  • balloon glow, skydivers, tree lighting ceremony live music, Santa’s workshop, roaming entertainment and fireworks

Winter Wonderland-Crossroads Towne Center 3757 S Gilbert Rd Gilbert

  • 11am-1pm
  • holiday crafts, games, mini train rides, snow, photos with santa and more
  • Free and open to the public

Santa’s Workshop-Surprise Parks and Recreation 15960 N Bullard AVe

  • December 11th 5pm
  • December 12th 5pm
  • December 13th
  • Visit with Santa Claus. Milk and cookies and arts and crafts are included.
  • FREE family event.

Holiday Boutique-Pancakes with Santa Imagine Prep 14850 N 156th Ave Surprise AZ

  • December 14th 9am-12pm
  • Adults 12+ 5.00
  • Children 3-12 $3.00
  • Children 3 and under Free


Meet Santa at Sands Kia-13474 N Autoshow Ave Surprise

  • Saturday December 14th and December 21st
  • 10am-2pm

Cranmore Carpeting Visit from Santa! 12133 W Bell Rd Surprise, AZ

  • December 15th from 11-2pm


Pictures with Santa at MomDoc Midwives-9897 W McDowell Rd Suite 320 Tolleson

  • 9:30am-11:30am


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