Charlotte

Santa Sightings

This page lists places to see Santa in the Charlotte, North Carolina area.
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11/08 - 11/18 - Southern Christmas Show 2018

Celebrate 12 days of Christmas with us! Check everyone's gifts off your list all in the same place. Tickets on sale NOW!

NOVEMBER 8 - 18, 2018
Hours: Sundays and Tuesday: 10:00 a.m.-6:00 p.m./ All other da...
General Admission Tickets at the Door: $15 for Adults/ ...
Area: Central
The Park Expo and Conference Center 800 Briar Creek Road, Charlotte, NC, 28205
11/09 - 12/31 - Polar Express at Great Smoky Mountain Railroad 2018

Over 88,000 guests rode THE POLAR EXPRESS™ with the Great Smoky Mountains Railroad in 2017 and we hope to see you in 2018! The 1¼ hour round-trip excu ...

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Begins November 9th, 2018, and operates through Decembe...
Hours: Visit our website to check our hours of operation!
Varies.
Area: North
226 Everett St, Bryson City, NC, 28713
11/09-12/24 -  Photos With Santa at Northlake Mall

This is one of the most magical times of the year for children – time to visit with Santa and share their wish list. And for parents? It’s time to cap ...

Santa: Photos
Nov 9th-Dec 24th, 2018.
Area: North
6801 Northlake Mall Drive, Charlotte, NC, 28216
11/17 - 12/23 -  Santa's Workshop at Blakeney

Visit Santa's workshop at Blakeney this Holiday Season for portraits with Santa Claus. Saturday’s festivities will also mark the official opening o ...

Nov 17th - Nov. 23rd, 2018.
Hours: Times vary
Area: South
Between LOFT and Vestique Accross from the Village Green., Charlotte, NC
11/17 - Santa Arrival Parade & Tree Lighting at Birkdale Village

Join us at our annual celebration benefitting Ace & TJ's Grin Kids as we welcome Santa to Birkdale Village for the holiday season. The event includes ...

November 17th, 2018.
Hours: 3:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Area: North
8712 Lindholm Drive, Ste. 206,, Huntersville, NC, 28078
11/18 - 12/31 - Speedway Christmas at Charlotte Motor Speedway

Speedway Christmas is returning to Charlotte Motor Speedway and is even bigger and better in its eighth year. Speedway Christmas will have over 3,000, ...

November 18th - December 31st, 2018. (Closed Dec 25th)
Hours: Open Thursday-Sunday and all Christmas week, except for...
VILLAGE OPEN: Thursday-Sunday Nights Thursday & Sunda...
Area: North
5555 Concord Pkwy S, Concord, NC, 28027
11/18 - Santa Paws at Northlake Mall

While many of us take pictures of our pets every day, this is a special time of year for our furry family members (and their moms and dads). Well-mann ...

Nov. 18th, 2018.
Hours: 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.
Area: North
6801 Northlake Mall Drive, Charlotte, NC, 28216
11/23 - 01/06 - Santa and Mrs. Claus  at Holidays at the Garden at DSBG 2018

Holidays at the Garden is bigger and better than ever! You’ll discover new displays, more lights than ever before and fun for the whole family. Experi ...

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Nov 23rd, 2018-Jan 6th, 2019. *Closed Christmas Day
Hours: 5:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. Each Evening
Area: North
6500 South New Hope Road, Belmont, NC
11/23 Holiday Night Out at Downtown Salisbury 2018

The biggest shopping night of the year happens in Downtown Salisbury! Live music, hot cocoa, visits from Santa and the Grinch, and so much more. Maybe ...

November 23rd, 2018.
Hours: 5:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Area: North
Downtown Salisbury, Inc. 217 South Main Street, Salisbury, NC, 28144
11/23, 11/24 & 11/30, 12/08 & 12/14, 12/12, 12/21, 12/22 & 12/23 - Christmas with the Kringles

Bring your family on a once in a lifetime Christmas adventure. Visit behind the scenes with Santa & Mrs. Claus and experience all the Christmas magic ...

Nov 23rd, 24th & 30th, Dec 8th & 14th, 12th, 21st, 22nd...
Hours: 3:30 p.m.-8:00 p.m.
$19.95/person (Kids 2 & Under: Free)
Area: North
506 Parks Crossrds Church Rd, Ramseur, NC, 27316
11/23-01/06 Holidays at the Garden

Holidays at the Garden is bigger and better than ever! You’ll discover new displays, more lights than ever before and fun for the whole family. Experi ...

Daily. November 23rd – January 6th
Hours: 5 – 9 p.m. Each Evening *Closed Christmas Day
Range: $8.95 - 16.95 & Child Under 2: Free
Area: West
6500 South New Hope Road, Belmont, NC
11/24 -  South End Tree Lighting

This family-friendly event will include hot chocolate and cider, and holiday performances. Santa Claus himself may even stop by. The tree will come to ...

November 24th, 2018.
Hours: 5:30 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Free.
Area: South
Atherton Mill – 2140 South Blvd., Charlotte, NC, 28202
11/24 - 12/30 - A Kannapolis Christmas

A Kannapolis Christmas will officially kick off at Village Park with the Annual Tree Lighting Ceremony at 6 p.m., Saturday, November 24, 2018. The Cel ...

Nov 24th-Dec 30th . Please note: the Celebration of Lig...
Hours: The Winterland Express takes riders through the lights ...
Admission to the park and viewing of the lights is free...
Area: North
Village Park, 740 W C Street, Kannapolis, NC
11/24 7th Annual Light Up Cornelius 2018

Each year, hundreds of people join us for our annual tree lighting on the lawn at Cornelius Town Hall on the Saturday after Thanksgiving. Attendees ca ...

November 24th, 2018.
Hours: 4:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.
Free community event. Concessions available for purchas...
Area: North
Community Hall, 21445 Catawba Avenue, Cornelius, NC, 28031
11/25-12/24 Almond Christmas Tree Farm

Contact us by clicking here to reserve your tree for 2018 to avoid disappointment. The tradition of "Choose and Cut" is a tremendous family occasion, ...

November 25th-December 24th, 2018.
Hours: Thursday 3:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. bon fire Fridays 3:00 p...
Area: East
20560 Biles Road, Albemarle, NC, 28001
11/29 Annual Christmas Tree Lighting at Town of Mint Hill 2018

Join us for the Town's Annual Christmas Tree Lighting. Santa will be present to hear how wonderful the children have been and make note of their Chris ...

November 29th, 2018.
Hours: 7:00 p.m.-9:00 p.m.
Area: East
Town of Mint Hill, North Carolina 4430 Mint Hill Village Ln, Mint Hill, NC, 28227
11/29-12/01 -  Christmas in Davidson

Kick off the holiday season at the 30th annual Christmas in Davidson festival. Take a ride in a carriage, stroll down Main St, start your holiday shop ...

Nov 29th-December 1st, 2018.
Hours: 6:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Area: North
Town of Davidson, Davidson, NC
11/30 Town Center Tree Lighting at Huntersville Parks & Recreation 2018

Town Center Tree Lighting presented by Pridemore Properties November 30 / 6:00-9:00pm. We will light the tree at 7:00pm Free activities include: ...

November 30th, 2018.
Hours: 6:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Free activities. Skate on the ice rink for $6 per perso...
Area: North
Huntersville Parks & Recreation, 105 Gilead Rd, Huntersville, NC, 28070
12/01 Breakfast with Santa at Harris YMCA

Santa Claus will be arriving from the North Pole to listen to Christmas wishes of those young and old! Program will include performances by the Chalke ...

Santa: Appearances
Dec 1st, 2018.
Hours: Event Times: 9:00 a.m. - 10:30 a.m. or 10:30 a.m. - 12:...
Member: $12 per person/ Non-member: $15 per person
Area: South
Harris YMCA 5900 Quail Hollow Rd, Charlotte, NC, 28210
12/01 Candy Cane Hunt & Paws with Claus at Anne Springs Close Greenway 2018

Don't miss our Annual Candy Cane Hunt and Paws with Claus on the Greenway! Meet us at the Field Trial Barn and enjoy festive fun including a meet-and- ...

December 1st, 2018.
Hours: 10:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m.
Area: South
Field Trial Barn at the Anne Springs Close Greenway 195 Adventure Road, Fort Mill, SC, 29715
12/01 Pancakes with Santa at Troutman Elementary

All you can eat $8 for adults, $5 kids 6-12, under 6 eat free. Proceeds will benefit South Yadkin Baptist Association's "Toy Store for Jesus" and oth ...

Santa: Appearances
Dec 1st, 2018.
Hours: 7:30 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.
Area: North
Troutman Elementary 220 S Main St, Troutman, NC, 28166
12/02 Santa's Holly Jolly Dinner at Carowinds

Mrs. Claus is planning a delicious, traditional Carolina holiday buffet right here at Carowinds. On Sunday, December 2 at 4 p.m., bring your friends a ...

Santa: Dining
Dec 2nd, 2018.
Hours: 4:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.
WinterFest admission & Santa's Holly Jolly Dinner is $5...
Area: South
Carowinds 14523 Carowinds Blvd, Charlotte, NC, 28273
12/02 Soothing Santa Photos at Northlake Mall

Individuals with all spectrums of special needs and their families are invited to a private photo session where extra care is taken to support the sen ...

Santa: Photos
Dec 2nd, 2018.
Hours: 8:00 a.m.-11:00 a.m.
Area: North
Northlake Mall 6801 Northlake Mall Dr, Charlotte, NC, 28216
12/04 Signing Santa at Northlake Mall

Santa is inviting deaf and hard-of-hearing children in the community to sign their wish lists using American Sign Language at Tinsel Town in Grand Cou ...

Santa: Photos
Dec 4th, 2018.
Hours: 9:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m.
Area: North
Northlake Mall 6801 Northlake Mall Dr, Charlotte, NC, 28216
12/06 and 12/13 Winter Wonderland Holiday Light Show at Phillips Place

Come enjoy: • 2 Holiday Light Shows each Thursday night • A special visit from Santa Claus and Mrs. Claus • Holiday stilt walkers and elves • Good ...

December 6th and 13th, 2018.
Hours: 6:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
This is a FREE EVENT and open to the public.
Area: South
6800 Phillips Place Ct, Charlotte, NC, 28210
12/08 - Reindeer Romp 5K Hosted by Harris YMCA

A fun, healthy event for the whole family that can become your favorite holiday tradition! Decorate your stroller or find a Santa costume and come rea ...

December 8th, 2018.
Hours: 8:00 a.m.
Fun Run is FREE.
Area: South
5900 Quail Hollow Road, Charlotte, NC, 28210
12/08 - Sing-along with Santa! at Music Explorers at Charlotte Academy of Music

Join us on December 8th for a festive event that has quickly become a CAM favorite, our Sing-along with Santa! We will sing Christmas carols, make hol ...

December 8th, 2018.
Hours: 2:00 p.m.-4:00 p.m.
Area: South
15040 Idlewild Rd, Matthews, NC, 28104
12/08 Christmas in the Park at Stallings Parks and Recreation 2018

Santa comes to Stallings Municipal Park on December 8th!

Santa: Appearances
December 8th, 2018.
Hours: 4:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Area: South
Stallings Park 340 Stallings Rd, Stallings, NC, 28104
12/08 Cookies with Santa at Selwyn United Methodist Church

Gift wrapping, crafts, cookies, Santa, and an opportunity for photo's with Santa are available.

Santa: Photos
Dec 8th, 2018.
Hours: 9:00 a.m.-11:00 a.m.
Free.
Area: South
3100 Selwyn Ave, Charlotte, NC, 29208
12/15 Santa/Grinch Antique Fire Truck Rides 2018

The holiday cheer continues in downtown Salisbury with Santa Claus and the Grinch Antique Fire Truck Rides on East Innes Street in front of the Visito ...

December 15th, 2018.
Hours: 11:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
This is a FREE event, open to the public.
Area: North
Downtown Salisbury, Inc. 217 South Main Street, Salisbury, NC, 28144
12/15 Tea with Mrs. Claus at North Carolina Museum of Dolls, Toys &Miniatures-Spencer Doll Museum

Mrs. Claus will pay a special visit to the Spencer Doll and Toy Museum on Saturday, December 15th, from 2pm-4pm. Join us for Tea and Cookies and more! ...

December 15th, 2018.
Hours: 2:00 p.m.-4:00 p.m.
The cost to attend is $28 for 1 Adult and 1 Child pair,...
North Carolina Museum of Dolls, Toys &Miniatures-Spencer Doll Museum 108 4th St, Spencer, NC, 28159
12/15-12/16 -  Holiday Magic at The Arboretum Shopping Center and NorthCross Shopping Center

Join us the second annual Holiday Magic at The Arboretum on Saturday December 15th from 2PM to 5PM! The holidays are a time to celebrate. Come enjo ...

December 15th (The Arboretum Shopping Center) and Dec 1...
Hours: 2:00 p.m.-5:00 p.m.
Area: South
8008 Providence Rd, Charlotte, NC, 28277
12/16 Brunch with Santa

Santa's Brunch! Fun for the Whole Family, everyone gets a change to visit with Santa!

Santa: Appearances
December 16th, 2018
Hours: 10:30 a.m.-2:00 p.m.
Area: South
TPC Piper Glen 4300 Piper Glen Drive, Charlotte, NC, 28277
12/22 and 12/23 - Breakfast with Santa and the NASCAR Hall of Fame

Santa Claus is coming to town and he's making a pit stop at the NASCAR Hall of Fame for the second annual Breakfast with Santa. The NASCAR Hall of Fam ...

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Dec 22nd and Dec 23rd, 2018.
Hours: 8:30 a.m.-10:00 a.m. and 10:30 a.m.-12:00 p.m.
Area: Central
NASCAR Hall of Fame 400 E Martin Luther King Blvd, Charlotte, NC, 28202
12/22-12/23 Breakfast with Santa at NASCAR Hall of Fame

Santa Claus is coming to town, and he's making a pit stop at the NASCAR Hall of Fame for the fourth annual Breakfast with Santa. This all-inclusive ex ...

Santa: Appearances
Dec 22nd and Dec 23rd, 2018.
Hours: Sessions: 8:30-10:00 a.m., 10:30 a.m.-12 p.m.
NASCAR Hall of Fame, 400 East Martin Luther King, Jr. Blvd., Charlotte, NC, 28202