The holidays just would not be complete without your child visiting with Santa Claus. Are the kids counting down the days until they can visit Santa in person? Well the wait is over! Below is a listing of various locations throughout Oakville and the surrounding area where Santa will be ready to visit.
All within half hour of Oakville.
Thursday November 13 to Saturday December 21
Come for a truly special holiday experience with Santa! There will be a live show followed by a personal photo shoot with Santa! All proceeds will be donated to Sleeping Children Around the World and The Children's Wish Foundation of Canada. There will be five one-hour shows per day to choose from: 9:30am, 11:30am, 2:00pm, 4:00pm and 6:00pm.*No shows on Mondays.
Cost: $15 per child (Click here to enter a contest to win tickets!)
Location: Sherway Gardens, 25 The West Mall, Toronto, ON
Friday, November 14 to Wednesday December 24
Santa is here with his elves and waiting for you to visit and take a picture with him too! Santa’s hours: Mondays through Fridays 11am-8pm, Saturdays 10am- 8pm, Sundays 11:30am-5:30pm, Christmas Eve 10am-2pm.
Cost: photo packages range from $10(digital) to $50 print packages.
Location: 100 City Centre Drive, Mississauga
Saturday, November 15 to Sunday, December 21
Santa is ready to hear wish lists! Santa’s reindeer will be on hand to help too before heading back to the North Pole. Also visit the Candy Cane garden and watch the magical holiday train show. Hours: Thursday & Friday 5:00pm – 8:00pm, Saturday 1:00pm to 8:00pm, Sunday; 10:00am to 4:00pm.
Cost: Please visit website for more information (regular admission rates apply)
Location: Royal Botanical Gardens, 680 Plains Road West, on the border of Burlington and Hamilton
Not only will you get a special visit with Santa Claus but so many fun additional activities too. Visit Santa and take photos from Saturday, November 15 until Wednesday December 24.
Please visit website for more information on Santa’s hours and photo packages available. New this year is a chance to visit Rudolph. Visit the Santa display December 6, 13 and 20 at 1pm or 5pm to meet Santa’s trusty side kick. Also there will be story time with Santa November 18, 25, December 2, 9, 16 at 11:00am.
Cost: Please visit website for details
Location: Erin Mills Town Centre, 5100 Erin Mills Parkway, Mississauga
Saturday, November 15 until Tuesday, December 23 (Regular hours apply)
Santa will be arriving with all the bells and whistles, which in this case is by helicopter on Saturday, November 15 at 10:00am sharp in the north parking lot at the corner of Guelph Line and Fairview Street. He will then make his way to his cabin in the mall to visit with you. There will be free hot chocolate, live entertainment and treats given out to the first 1,000 kids.
You can also bring your pet for a photo on November 16, 23 and 30 from 6-8PM. To make baby’s first Xmas all the more special, the first 500 babies will receive a free Christmas ornament when visiting Santa!
Cost: Please visit website for details.
Location: Burlington Mall, 777 Guelph Line Burlington
Friday, November 21 until Tuesday, December 23 (Regular hours apply)
Santa is coming to Mapleview and you and your little ones will receive one free digital photo with Santa.
Cost: Free (one free digital photo)
Location: Mapleview Centre, 900 Maple Avenue, Burlington
Starting Saturday, November 22 until Christmas Eve
Oakville Place is offering FREE photos and videos with Santa until Christmas Eve! There will also be plenty of children’s entertainment to keep the kids busy too.
Santa’s hours are from 11:00am to 5:00pm on Sundays and Mondays; 10:00am to 8:00pm Tuesday through Friday; and from 10:00am to 6:00pm on Saturdays. Christmas Eve photos will be available by reservations only.
Cost: Donations only
Location: RioCan Oakville Place, 240 Leighland Drive
Santa in the Square
Saturday, November 29, 11:00am-2:00pm
Come visit Santa up close and personal for a visit and a photo keepsake! There will also be holiday music, goodies to eat and much more to experience for the entire family, including taking in the magical Town Square Christmas tree.
Location: Downtown Oakville’s Towne Square
Sunday, November 30 – Two sittings: 9:00am to 10:10am or 11:00am to 12:15pm
Come for a very yummy Holiday breakfast and special visit with Santa Claus. There will be two sittings: 9:00am to 10:10am or 11:00am to 12:15pm. Tickets go on sale online Friday, November 14 at 10:00am.
Cost: $13 per person (children under 1 free). Please visit website to purchase tickets.
Location: St. Mildred's-Lightbourn School, 1080 Linbrook Rd, Oakville
Saturday/Sunday, November 29/30 & Saturday/Sunday, December 6/7 from 12:00pm to 4:00pm
Come visit Santa and stay for a photo and step back in time at the museums of Mississauga. Visits and photos the weekend of November 29th will be taken at the Leslie log cabin and visits and photos the weekend of December 6th will be taken at the Bradley Museum. Both Sundays will be an opportunity to have your furry friends come visit Santa and have their photo taken with too. Single photo (5×7)$15 and two photos for $25.
Location: Leslie Log Cabin, 4415 Mississauga Road, Mississauga and The Bradley Museum, 1620 Orr Road, Mississauga
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