Every year shops and attractions transform into winter wonderlands where children can visit Santa and let him know just how good they’ve been! These are some of the best places to get your precious photos with Santa this 2018 season!
Town Square Las Vegas
Santa is a busy guy this time of year, but he’ll be available for photos at Town Square from November 16 – December 23. The photos are by appointment only and can be conveniently scheduled online. No standing in line, just show up with your children at your designated time for a great experience with Santa!
Don’t forget to check out Snow in the Square from November 16 – December 23 with shows at 7 PM on Monday – Thursday. Shows on Saturday are at 7 PM and 8 PM.
Mandalay Bay Shark Reef Aquarium
Looking for something a bit more exciting than the typical photo with Santa? Come explore the underwater wonderland and wait for Santa who spreads cheer even to sharks!
Santa is there on December 1, 2, 8, 9, 15, 16, 22 – 24 from 10 AM – 4 PM. Be sure to watch Santa scuba dive with the sharks at 4 PM! Admission cost depends on age but children 3 and under are admitted for free.
Operation North Pole @ Tivoli Village
Bring the entire family to see Santa like you never have before! Operation North Pole is the full Santa Claus experience that will light up your child’s eyes! A must see attraction where 5,500 square feet of space is transformed into Santa’s magical North Pole workshop.
Tickets include an almost hour-long journey through Santa’s Village! Visit elves in the toy shop, enjoy stories from Mrs. Claus, and visit with the big guy Santa in his own office!
Kids will help package candy, learn to make toys, and much more! One digital photo is included in admission and larger packages can be purchased.
Magical Forest At Opportunity Village
A wonderful tradition continues for the 2018 season as the Magical Forest At Opportunity Village comes to life again! The festivities begin November 23rd and run through December 31st.
Little ones can have their photos taken with Santa at his workshop and walk through the forest filled with hundreds of lit up trees! Take a ride on the magical carousel and don’t forget to visit the elves!
Galleria Mall Henderson
Santa is flying in for visits at this popular mall and seeing him couldn’t be easier from November 10 – December 24 when photos will be available with Jolly Saint Nick! Same day reservations can be made and a text will be sent when it’s your turn!
Santa will be available for photos at the Meadows Mall through December 24. Reservations can be made online and there’s a $5.00 discount for photos taken Mondays through Wednesdays.
Looking for something different this year? Through December 6th, you are welcome to show off your favorite holiday pajamas, or you can sport your favorite ugly holiday sweater through December 13th.
Springs Preserve Holiday Express
All aboard! For a magical ride to Santa’s Village aboard the Holiday Express train on December 7 – 9, 14 – 16, and 21 – 23.
Reservations can be made online for your convenience. Decorate Christmas cookies, do holiday crafts, listen to stories, and photos with Santa!
Bass Pro Shops Santa’s Wonderland
Santa even has time to visit the great outdoors at Bass Pro Shops Las Vegas. Beginning November 10 – December 24, he’ll be spending time in the winter wonderland to take photos with good boys and girls!
A special pass called a Bass Pass is required and includes a free photo. Other activities are available like craft tables and arcades games.
Downtown Summerlin Santa’s Chalet
Downtown Summerlin welcomes Santa with a parade that takes him to his Winter Wonderland Chalet. Beautifully decorated with sophistication and lots of lights, the location for Santa is sure to awaken the child in all who see it.
A variety of photo packages will be available starting at $24.99, and Santa will be in town through December 24th. You can even bring your pets down on Tuesdays for a pic with Santa!
Henderson is holding its annual WinterFest celebration and of course, Santa will be stopping by! It is a two-day winter fun event with games, concessions, and a variety of vendors.
WinterFest is kicked off by a tree lighting ceremony at 6 PM on December 7th with Santa Claus himself! Activities continue with fireworks that night, and the festival continues Saturday from Noon – 5 PM.