Santa is arriving all over our cities! From the train in Boulder City and on boats on Lake Las Vegas to trendy malls and community events. Finding Santa in Vegas and Henderson has never been easier. Some of these Santa findings are even FREE! Yes, free….and well loved by many long time locals. Some Vegas Santa locations encourage you to bring your own cameras, others frown on it. While other Vegas Santas are free, some are with a fee. Be assured, all our Vegas and Henderson Santas are fun and all over the place! But don’t miss out, finding Santa in Vegas and Henderson is an experience you can do several times.
*If we missed any, please comment so we can add it for all to see. To find the pricing or hours please click on our links to go directly to the locations page. *Times and prices are subject to change, please confirm before you go.
|Light Up the Night||Galleria Mall||Nov. 7th - Dec. 24th, 2015||Not Listed||Website|
|Santa Photos||Meadows Mall||Nov. 14th-Dec. 24th, 2015||Not Listed||You can schedule your appt to skip waiting in long lines.||Website|
|Adventure to Santa||Fashion Show Mall||Nov. 5th - Dec. 24th, 2015||Packages start at $39.99 *Search for Discount Codes before making your reservation!||You can schedule your appt to skip waiting in long lines.||Website|
|Holiday Parade||Downtown Summerlin||Nov. 20th - Dec. 24th, 2015 *Not Everday, see our calendar for specific dates!||FREE||Website|
|Santa Photos and Falling Snow||Town Square||Nov. 14th-Dec. 24th, 2015||Not Listed||RSVP's are required and you may NOT use your own camera.||Website|
|Santa Photos||Tivoli Village||Nov. 28th - Dec. 24th, 2015||Not Listed||Just Fri-Sun till the week of Christmas.||Website|
|Holiday Lights at the Cactus Garden||Ethel M Chocolate Factory||Nov. 11th - Dec 24th, 2015||Not Listed, and you can take your own if you'd like!||Santa Clause will be available for visit from 5 to 9 p.m every Thursday through Sunday until Christmas. You can pay for the professional photographer or take your own photos.||Website|
|Santa's Wonderland||Bass Pro Shops||Nov. 14th - Dec. 24th, 2015||FREE - free crafts to do too!||Don't get into line immediately, go grab a fast pass and come back at your designated time!||Website|
|Laser Light Show and Santa Appearance||Sams Town||November 27 - December 23, 2015||FREE||Thurs-Sundays only||Website|
|Santa Parade||Downtown Summerlin Parades||November 20-21, 27-28, December 4-5 and every evening from December 11-24th. 7:00-7:30 PM||The Parade is Free||Website|
|Underwater Santa||Silverton Casino||Saturday and Sunday, December 22 & 23|
10am – 1pm
|FREE||Take your camera off flash to avoid the glare back from the tank.||Website|
|Magical Forrest||Opportunity Village||Open November 20 - January 3, 2015 PARK HOURS: Sunday - Thursday: 5:30pm - 9:00pm Friday & Saturday: 5:30pm - 10:00pm||Begins at $9.99||Bring plenty of money!||Website|
|Ride the Train with Santa||Springs Preserve||Dec. 20-24, 2015|
11:00 a.m. - 03:00 p.m.
|$4 for members, $6 for non-members, children age 2 and under are free.||Website|
|Old Time Chirstmas||Spring Mountain||December 19th 2015 1:00pm - 4:00pm||Entry fee only||Website|
|Lake Cruise with Santa||Lake Las Vegas||10 a.m. on Saturday, Nov. 28, Dec. 5, Dec. 12 and Dec. 19. Additionally there will be a 1 p.m. cruise on Dec. 12 and 19th, 2015||$12 per child, age 12 and younger, and $18 per adult.||Website|
|Parade of Lights||Lake Mead Marina||December 5th, 2015|
Parade of Lights, Lake Mead Marina
December 12th, 2015
Dock of Lights, Callville Bay Marina
|Free - Some boats hire a Santa to wave to the crowds!||Website|
|Fresh Trees and Santa Photos||McKee Ranch Foundation||November 27th 10-4pm every weekend thru December 20th, 2015||Family Donation of $5||It's dusty, wear close toe shoes. Don't let the kids chase the animals please 🙂||Website|
|The Santa Train||Boulder City Train||December 5, 6, 12, 13, 19 & 20th, 2015||$6 per seat.||Buy your tickets NOW! This event sells out fast.||Website|
FINDING SANTA IN VEGAS & HENDERSON
Looking for more info on Finding Santa in Vegas and Henderson? Check out our general writeups below:
Galleria at Sunset mall, 1300 W. Sunset Road, Henderson ( 702-434 0202 )
Meadows mall, 4300 Meadows Lane ( 702-878-3331 ) Noon-8pm 7 days a week. 11/14/2015 – 12/24/2015
*Bring your furry friend to see Santa on Monday evenings, 6:00 – 9:00 PM, from Nov 16 to Dec 14. Dogs or cats only.
Don’t wait in line! Reserve your time with Santa and save 30% or more* on your photo package! Photo pre-purchase is required to book your time, however all guests can enjoy savings by pre-purchasing a photo package online without making a reservation. Photo purchase and reservations are not required to visit with Santa.
Fashion Show mall, 3200 Las Vegas Blvd. South ( 702-369-8382 ).
Fashion Show and Dream Works Animation take guests on a never-before-seen, magical experience with Adventure to Santa. Join Shrek and his friends as they take you on an interactive journey to find Santa at the North Pole. Once your journey is complete, you’ll visit with Santa and pose for a keepsake photo of your unforgettable experience! This 15-minute adventure is a must-do for the entire family and does not require waiting in line! Reserve your spot today.
Downtown Summerlin Mall, 2315 Summa Dr, Las Vegas, NV 89135
The whole Downtown is on parade for the holidays! The Downtown Summerlin Holiday Parade kicks off on November 20th with Santa’s Arrival at 7 PM. The parade will continue for 20 nights from 7:00-7:30 PM each night: November 20-21, 27-28, December 4-5 and every evening from December 11-24. *Parade on Christmas Eve will begin at 6:30 PM. Parade will take place on Park Centre Drive from Foot Locker to CREAM. Come early for crowd activities and giveaways starting at 6:30 PM. Bring the whole family for this festive celebration!
Town Square, 6605 Las Vegas Blvd. South, Children and pets can have their pictures taken with Santa at his Norman Rockwell inspired house in Town Square Park. Santa will be on duty from 10 a.m. until 9 p.m. Monday through Saturday and from 11 a.m. until 7 p.m. on Sundays. Keep in mind Santa has a milk and cookies break Monday through Saturday from 2 p.m. until 3 p.m. and 5:15 until 6 p.m., Sunday from 2:30 until 3 p.m. Cats and dogs are invited to have photos with Santa on Wednesdays from 10 a.m. until 9 p.m.
Bass Pro Shops – FREE Photos with Santa Mondays-Saturdays from 10am-8pm andSundays 10am-5pm. If the line is over 30 minutes, grab a fast past that saves your place in line and go shopping! Free crafts are also available.
Ethel M Chocolate Factory Cactus Garden Holiday Lights – Santa Clause will be available for visit from 5 to 9 p.m every Thursday through Sunday until Christmas. You can pay for the professional photographer or take your own photos.
Tivoli Village 440 S Rampart Blvd • Las Vegas, NV 89145 – Visits with Santa, Train Rides & Sweet Shoppe Train Stop Season Hours Photography packages with Santa are available for as low as $5, train rides are $3 per ride or 2 rides for $5, and sweets are available from $1-$6. Hours of operation for Santa, Train & Sweet Shoppe Train Stop are as follows: Fridays: 12-5pm / Saturdays: 9am-5pm / Sundays: 11am-5pm / Dec 23 & 24: 9am-5pm