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Where Is Santa Claus?

Santa is really busy this December, popping up in several Tarrant County locations. He’s got treats, treasures, and, of course, the traditional photo session in store. We’ve made a list of where Santa can be found this month (and we’ve checked it twice), so gather your littles, and go search for Saint Nick!

Santa ClausSanta at the Mall

Hulen Mall: Located in the center court of the mall, this Santa will not only take photos with your kiddos (through December 24), but also with your beloved cats and dogs (Monday nights through December 12)! You can even make a reservation online to avoid some of the wait.

North East Mall: While supplies last, the Santa at the North East Mall will present your child with his or her own pair of reindeer ears. You can find him in the center court now through December 24. From 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. on December 4, Santa has set aside special time to take photos with and bring cheer to children with special needs

The Parks at Arlington: Your kids can enjoy interactive games and surprises (rumor has it Po from Kung Fu Panda is involved in this somehow) as they go on a quest to meet with Jolly Old Saint Nick.

Ridgmar Mall: You can make online reservations to visit Santa at Ridgmar. The North Pole wants to be prepared for your visit!

Santa Everywhere Else

Arlington Christkindl Market—Santa Haus with St. Nick: Meet der Heilige Nikolaus a.k.a. Sankt Nikolaus a.k.a. Santa Claus at this replica of a German Christmas market. We hear he is passing out candy. You will find Santa at varying times through December 23. Package prices for photos with Santa start at $19.95. 

Bass Pro Shops—Santa’s Wonderland: Between now and December 24, take your littles to get a FREE photo with dear Santa. There you’ll find free crafts, free games, and free activities for the kids to enjoy as well. Did we mention it’s free? 

Fishmas at Sea Life Grapevine: Were you aware that Santa can scuba dive? Is there anything that man can’t do? Discover Santa in a very unique environment — under the water — on December 10, 11, 17, 18. Your kids can get photos with him and explore Sea Life Grapevine in all its holiday splendor. 

Fort Worth Stockyards — Photos with Santa: Round up your little cowboys and cowgirls to take pictures with Cowboy Santa! He can be found in Stockyards Station, Suite 139 on Friday through Sunday now until December 24.

Santa ClausGaylord Texan’s Lone Star Christmas: Your children can get a classic picture with Santa at varying times between now and Christmas Eve in the Lone Star Atrium. Photo packages begin at $29.99. And we can’t forget about Mrs. Claus! She’ll be sticking around a little longer with some milk and cookies. 

Log Cabin Village—Holidays at the Hearth: On December 3 only, from 1:00 – 4:00 p.m., you can snap a photo with Santa Claus for $5. Your kids will love the festive music, popcorn on a string, and more holiday cheer! Standard admission to the village varies by age.

Main Street Santa—Grapevine: Venture into the North Pole Neighborhood (705 S. Main Street) to get a family photo with Saint Nick! Want to avoid a line? Make a reservation online! The jolly, old man will be photoshoot ready at varying times between now and December 24.

Smile Fort Worth Dentistry and Santa: From 4:00 – 7:00 p.m. on December 8, hang out with Santa to get FREE pictures and holiday treats! Everyone is welcome (3600 Hulen Street)!

Sundance Square: A Christmas tree that is 57 feet tall and pictures with Santa. Does it get any better than that?! A $10 cash donation that will benefit the Fort Worth Sister Cities International Scholarship Fund is encouraged. Santa will be making an appearance in Sundance Square at varying times and dates. 

In addition to the Santas above, there are tons of Breakfast with Santa events; check out the FWMB 2016 Guide to Holiday Happenings for more info about those.

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3 Responses to Where Is Santa Claus?

  1. Shanan Johnson
    Shanan Johnson December 3, 2016 at 12:00 am #

    We lI’ve the one at South Lake and Grapevine too. We go to both every year.

    • Shanan Johnson
      Shanan Johnson December 3, 2016 at 12:00 am #


  2. Shanie Youngs December 17, 2016 at 12:31 am #

    Can you add Santa Land in Lincoln Square (Arlington) to the list? Donations for pictures with Santa go to A Wish With Wings.

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