Where to See Santa in Edmonton

Where to See Santa in Edmonton
His North Pole duties keep him hopping, but Santa still finds plenty of time to visit his young friends in these parts every November and December. Wondering where to see Santa in Edmonton? Look no further than this Family Fun Edmonton Ultimate Guide! This guide outlines the biggest Santa hot spots, but you can also see every one of our Santa Sightings by clicking HERE!


Southgate Centre:

Wear your dancing shoes – Santa’s arrival at Southgate Centre is going to be a singing, dancing, musical fun-fest! Santa Claus will be joined by special guests Splash N’ Boots from Treehouse TV to kick off Christmas in style!
Santa Arrives: Saturday, November 16, 2019 – 11 am to 2 pm
Santa Photo Times: Click HERE
Where: Southgate Centre, 5015 – 111 Street, Edmonton


West Edmonton Mall:

At the World’s largest mall, Santa arrives with a SPLASH! He’s going to zipline in to the World Waterpark for a pancakes and pool party! Then, visit him in his Winter wonderland right up to Christmas Eve!
Santa Arrives: Saturday, November 16, 2019 – 8 am
Santa Photo Times: Click HERE
Where: West Edmonton Mall, Level One Phase I, 8882 – 170 Street NW, Edmonton


Mill Woods Town Centre:

Santa arrives in style and comfort to Mill Woods Town Centre! Enjoy the mall’s indoor Santa Claus Parade, meet special guests PJ Masks, and enter to win great prizes! See Santa at the mall throughout the Christmas season, including 2 special Sensitive Santa days (pre-registration required).
Santa Arrives: Saturday, November 23, 2019 – 11:30 am
Santa Photo Times: Click HERE
Where: Mill Woods Town Centre, 2331 – 66 Street, Edmonton


Bonnie Doon Centre:

Bonnie Doon is rolling out the welcome mat for Santa Claus! Arrival day will include stilt walkers, princesses, carolers, elves, cookie decorating and more! Enjoy photos right up to Christmas Eve, including a special day for you to bring your furry friends!
Santa Arrives: Saturday, November 16, 2019 – 11 am
Santa Photo Times: Click HERE
Where: Bonnie Doon Centre, 82 Avenue & 83 Street, Edmonton


Edmonton Christmas Market:

Santa will take up residence at the Knotty Pine Village presented by the Downtown Business Association at the all-new Edmonton Christmas Market that will run Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays at ATB Place Downtown.
Santa Arrives: Thursday, November 28, 2019
Santa Photo Times: TBA
Where: Edmonton Christmas Market, ATB Place, 10020 – 100 Street, Edmonton


Enjoy Light Festival:

Santa will be ready to meet and greet his young friends at the Enjoy Light Festival, which will run Thursday through Mondays at the Enjoy Centre starting on November 21! (Be sure to visit his workshop – rumour has it the toys will come to life!)
Santa Arrives: Thursdsday, November 21, 2019
Santa Photo Times: When the festival is open. Click HERE
Where: Enjoy Centre, 101 Riel Drive, St. Albert


Old Strathcona:

Watch for Santa when he strolls out and about along Whyte Avenue on Saturday, December 7, 2019. From 12 pm to 4 pm he’ll be out and about, stopping to pose for photos along the way! The Varscona Hotel is also hosting Breakfast with Santa on Saturday, December 21, 2019!
Santa Arrives: Saturday, December 7, 2019
Time: 12 pm to 4 pm
Where: Old Strathcona/Whyte Avenue, 82 Avenue, Edmonton


Festival of Trees:

As he always does, Santa will take up residence at the annual Festival of Trees. The festival also hosts Breakfast with Santa on the Sunday morning of the event.
Santa Arrives: Thursday, November 28, 2019
Where: Edmonton Convention Centre, 9797 Jasper Avenue, Edmonton


Londonderry Mall:

What’s better than seeing Santa? How about seeing Santa AND eating pancakes! Londonderry Mall marks Santa’s arrival with a brunch party that includes swag bags for the first 200 guests! Want to think outside the box this Christmas? Londonderry is also offering photos with special guests on select days this holiday season!
Santa Arrives: Sunday, November 17, 2019 – 10:30 am
Santa Photo Times: Click HERE
Where: Londonderry Mall Food Court, 1 Londonderry Mall NW, Edmonton


Kingsway Mall:

Santa will actually be on-site at Kingsway Mall starting on November 10, but his visit officially kicks off with a party on Wednesday, November 20, 2019!
Santa Arrives: Wednesday, November 20, 2019 – 4 pm
Santa Photo Times: Click HERE
Where: Kingsway Mall, 109 Street and Kingsway, Edmonton


St. Albert Centre:

St. Albert Centre welcomes Santa with an evening of fun, live music, crafts for kids, and of course, photo opps! Then, visit Santa any day right up to Christmas Eve!
Santa Arrives: Wednesday, November 13, 2019 – 5 pm to 8 pm
Santa Photo Times: Click HERE
Where: St. Albert Centre, 375 St. Albert Trail, St. Albert


Sherwood Park Mall:

Santa Claus is coming to Sherwood Park Mall – and he won’t be alone! Mark your calendar for special guest days! Sherwood Park Mall also offers a special donation program that allows you to snap your own Santa photos!
Santa Arrives: Sunday, November 17, 2019 – 12 pm to 4 pm
Santa Photo Times: Click HERE
Where: Sherwood Park Mall, 2020 Sherwood Drive, Sherwood Park


Cabela’s stores:

Check out Santa’s Wonderland at both Edmonton Cabela’s store locations. Not only do they have daily Santa photo sessions, you can take part in free crafts and activities.
Santa Arrives: Saturday, November 16, 2019 – 5 pm
Santa Photo Times: Click HERE
Where: Cabela’s stores – North, 15320 – 37 Street NW, Edmonton – South, 6150 Currents Drive NW, Edmonton

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