“Santa Claus is coming to town…” and he’s ready for picture time! Put on your holiday best and snap a photo with Old Saint Nick. 


Santa knows that for those who love all things outdoors, Cabela’s is where to go now through Dec. 24. Upon arriving to the store, head straight to the Bass Pass Ticket Depot to get your Bass Pass. A Bass Pass is required and provides a time slot to see Santa, allowing you to explore Santa's Wonderland® or shop the store while waiting in a virtual line.

Each Bass Pass holder will receive a free 4x6 picture with Santa. There’s often other free activities and crafts so this is a Santa experience worth the drive. Tip: go on the weekdays to avoid the lines! Get the details.


Sundance Square Plaza

Santa arrives in Sundance Square on Saturday, Nov. 17 at 11 a.m.! The best part? You don’t have to stand in line. You can now check-in using your phone number, and then shop or dine around Sundance Square. Visits with Santa will benefit Sister Cities and are available until Dec. 23. The 56-foot spruce will be available to see every day until Jan. 2.  Get the details and hours.

Casa Mañana Theatre

Take the kids to see Santa at Casa Mañana Theatre's holiday production of "Twas the Night Before Christmas" as they regale your family with this new take on a familiar story. Follow Molly and her mom as they go on a magical treasure hunt through New York City. Snap a picture with Santa before the show for $15 Nov. 23 - Dec. 23. Get the details.

Stockyards Station

Cowboy Santa officially arrives to Stockyards Station on Black Friday (Nov. 23). Expect lots of fun from 11 a.m. to 4:15 p.m. with activities including: Cowboy Poetry, story time with Mrs. Claus, the Fort Worth Herd Cattle Drives, pictures with Santa from 12-5 p.m., face paintings and more. After Santa’s big arrival you can catch him every Friday-Sunday (12-5 p.m.) all the way through Christmas Eve. Get the details.


The Shops at Clearfork

The Shops at Clearfork invite you to come out and take your best “selfie” with Santa Nov. 23, 24, 25, 30 and various dates through December. Check the calendar for exact dates the big guy will be there. Visitors will enjoy carolers, horse-drawn carriage rides and plenty of holiday shopping. Get the details.

Gift of Lights

Santa arrives to Texas Motor Speedway for the opening night of Gift of Lights on Nov. 29. Drive through hundreds of light displays with the kiddos before visiting Saint Nick in Santa's Village. One photo is $15 and two photos are $25. Open nightly from 6-10 p.m., 7 days a week, until Dec. 30. Get the details.


Hulen & Ridgmar Malls

It's a two-for-one deal. Holiday shop while waiting for your picture with Santa! This year, make your reservations with Santa online before departing for both Hulen Mall and Ridgmar Mall. Themed days include a pet night, pajama day and more! 


Log Cabin Village

On Saturday, Dec. 1, go back in time to visit with a Frontier Santa at the Log Cabin Village’s Holidays at the Hearth event. Get your photos with the big guy from 1-4 p.m. Spend the day celebrating with historic traditions, holiday music, crafts, games and more. Get the details.

Leonard’s Department Store Museum

The year 2018 marks the 100th anniversary of the Leonard's Department Store! Though the department store is no more, the nostalgia lives on at the store's Museum in The Foundry District. A family tradition of ours, you too can relive the era of department store Santa while browsing the Museum's memorabilia while munching on freshly popped popcorn. Pictures with Santa are free and come in Polaroid form. Catch a little nostalgia on December 8th and 15th only. Get more details.