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Where to Take Photos with Santa in Denver

Earlier this week we published a list of events in Denver for this holiday season, some of which include a surprise appearance by the one and only Santa. The holiday tradition of taking photos with Santa never gets old (especially if you have little and not so little ones). Our team has scoured the land to find you a variety of locations to visit and take photos with Santa in and around Denver.

Santa’s Wonderland

Santa’s Wonderland is here this holiday season at Bass Pro Shops and Cabela’s.

Get your free 4×6 photo with Santa. Your print photo also comes with a free digital download so you can share your experience on social media.

PRO Tips:

  • Additional photo packages are available.
  • Mail a letter to Santa for a chance to win their giveaway.

Bass Pro Shops

WHEN: Nov 5th – Dec 24th, 2022, opening hours calendar
WHERE: 7970 Northfield Blvd., Denver


WHEN: Nov 5th – Dec 24th, 2022, opening hours calendar
WHERE: 10670 Cabela Dr., Lone Tree and 14050 Lincoln St., Thornton

The Santa Experience

The Santa Experience is run by Where is Santa? in multiple shopping malls across the Metro Denver area. The Visits with Santa are free and photo packages start at $39.99.

PRO Tips:

  • Pre-book your visit and get a phone call from Santa.
  • Bring your pet and make special memories on December 5th.

Cherry Creek Shopping Center

WHEN: Nov 11th – Dec 24th, 2022, opening hours calendar
WHERE: 3000 E. 1st Ave., Denver

The photo staff at the Cherry Creek Shopping Center make this experience a safe and inviting one for your kids. They will work with each visitor based on their comfort level of visiting with Santa.

Santa’s Flight Academy @ Cherry Creek Shopping Center

Colorado Mills

WHEN: Nov 18th – Dec 24th, 2022, opening hours calendar
WHERE: 14500 W. Colfax Ave., Lakewood

The Santa Photo Experience awaits you at the Colorado Mills, in the dining pavilion, between Haagen-Dazs and the Oakley Vault.

FlatIron Crossing

WHEN: Nov 11th – Dec 24th, 2022, opening hours calendar
WHERE: 1 W. FlatIron Crossing Dr., Broomfield

FlatIron Crossing mall hosts Santa at the base of the Grand Staircase.

Park Meadows Mall

WHEN: Nov 10th – Dec 24th, 2022
WHERE: 8401 Park Meadows Center Drive, Lone Tree

Santa is at the Park Meadows in Dillard’s Court.

Southwest Plaza

WHEN: Nov 25th – Dec 24th, 2022
WHERE: 8501 W. Bowles Ave., Littleton

PRO Tip: For $12 you can follow your visit to Santa with ice skating.

Town Center at Aurora

WHEN: Nov 18th – Dec 24th, 2022, 11am-5pm
WHERE: 14200 E. Alameda Ave., Aurora

The magic of the holidays is waiting for you at the lower level by Dillard’s.

Holiday Magic at the Orchard

WHEN: Nov 12th – Dec 24th, 2022, opening hours calendar
WHERE: Orchard Town Center, 14697 Delaware St., Westminster
No Reservations Needed

Enjoy the holiday magic at The Orchard’s grand tree and have your visit with Santa. Visits with Santa are free and you are welcome to take a photo on your own phone.

PRO Tip: December 3rd will be Santa Paws! Santa will be taking photos with pets along with other fun activities. 

Southlands Santa Photo Experience

WHEN: Nov 25th – Dec 24th, 2022, remaining hour slot calendar
WHERE: 6155 S. Main St., Aurora

Hurry and make your reservation as dates and times are already filling up.

Write your very own letter to Santa and pass by Guest Services at the Clock Tower to hand it to the Big Man himself! Click here to download the printable letter.

Pro Tips:

  • Here is their pricing sheet for the photo experience along with other holiday accessories.
  • Paws & Claus Night every Wednesday, 4-7pm (cats and dogs only).

The Streets at SouthGlenn

WHEN: Nov 18th – Dec 24th, 2022, opening hours calendar
WHERE: 6851 S. Vine St. #200, Centennial
No Reservations Needed

Bring your own camera to capture the moment for free and visit Santa at the SouthGlenn Guest Services office.

Pro Tips:

  • There are free Clydesdale Carriage Rides on Fridays and Saturdays (in front of Regal Theater)
  • Special dates include Sensitive Santa on Wednesdays (7th & 14th), Pet Photo Thursday 8th and even cookies and milk with Santa on Thursday 15th.

Outlets at Castle Rock

WHEN: Nov 26th – Dec 24th, 2022, opening hours calendar
WHERE: 5050 Factory Shops Blvd., Castle Rock

Santa is coming to town (just north of the Food Court)! Visit Santa at his favorite place to shop and tell him all about your holiday wishes!

Visiting Santa is free and parents can take their own photos. However, visits with Santa do require a reservation. You also have the option to buy a photo packages starting at $39.99.

Pro Tip: Note that Santa has a special (BIG) day at the outlets on Saturday, December 3rd with lots of additional fun activities.