Santa carrying a pile of presents

Photos With Santa

Experience the Magic of Santa

The magic of the holiday season comes alive with a visit to Santa’s winter wonderland. Santa will be here starting November 17th and is located in Center Court, near Macy*s. A visit with Santa is always free and photo packages are available for purchase. 

Schedule Your Spot to Meet the Big Guy

Pre-Booking your visit is recommended to help reduce wait time and it's easy:

  1. Pre-book now and receive a free personalized video from North Pole after your visit, powered by Portable North Pole. 
  2. All guests who pre-book will also receive a personalized call from Santa prior to your visit.
  3. Show up at your designated time.
  4. Share your wish list with Santa and his helpers.
  5. Make a lasting memory and get your photo taken with Santa.

Special Santa Events

  • Elf Academy- Join us on Friday, November 17th, 5 pm-7 pm for an Elf'n good time! You will meet Santa's elves, play fun holiday games, and make crafts; at the end of the event, you will be a certified Elf! Our friends from Big Brothers Big Sisters will also be on hand to help! Plus Santa, of course! 
  • Pet Night- Bring your furry friends for pet photos with Santa! Monday, November 20th, 27th, and December 4th from 4pm-7pm at Santa's house in Center Court. 
  • Sensory Santa- on Sunday, December 3rd, from 10:30 am-11:30 am in participation with Autism Speaks, we will host a sensory-friendly event especially for little ones with autism. RSVP is required.    
  • Chips4Kids Toy Drive- December 1st- December 15th: drop off new toys at the Chips4Kids booth near the Santa Set. The California Highway Patrol partners with Lakewood Center to host a holiday toy drive supporting local children in need. 
  • Teddy Bear Tree- December 2nd & 3rd, 10am-3pm near Santa. The Rotary Club returns for another year supporting Project Shepherd. Pick up a Teddy Bear ornament and return your new gift for children in need to the Teddy Bear Tree booth.   

Santa's Schedule and Hours

November 17-22:

Mon – Sat: 11am-7pm (Break: 2pm-3pm & 5-5:30)
Sun: 12pm-6pm (Break: 2pm-3pm)


November 23 (Thanksgiving): 


November 24 -30:

Mon – Sat: 11am-7pm (Break: 2pm-3pm & 5-5:30)
Sun: 12pm-6pm (Break: 2pm-3pm)

December 1-17:

Mon – Fri: 11am-7pm (Break:  2pm-3pm & 5-5:30)
Sat: 10am-8pm (Break: 2pm-3pm & 5-5:30)
Sun: 12pm-6pm (Break: 2pm-3pm)

December 18-23:

Mon - Sat: 10am-8pm (Break:  2pm-3pm & 5-5:30)


December 24 (Christmas Eve):

Sun: 9am-4pm (Break: 1pm-2pm)

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