Santa Claus loves Fort Worth! As a big fan of travel, Christmas’ top celebrity is going to be busy as he makes his way around the Fort Worth area during the holiday season. Here are some places to spot Santa Claus and get a photo with him before his big night on December 24th. 



November 4-December 24 


Experience the magic of Christmas at Santa’s Wonderland when Santa arrives on November 4th. Special features include a free 4x6 photo with Santa, a place to mail your letters, wildlife displays, free giveaways and shopping. Learn more.  

Hulen Mall 

November 16-December 24 


Take the chance to do some holiday shopping while you stop at the Hulen Mall to see Santa. Make your reservations in advance and receive a phone call from Santa, powered by Portable North Pole. Learn more and make a reservation here.  

Cowboy Santa in the Stockyards 

November 24, 25 and Wednesdays through Sundays in December 


Experience the magic of a Cowboy Christmas and grab a photo with Cowboy Santa in the Stockyards. His grand arrival will be on November 24 at 11:30am and he’ll be at his Cowboy Santa Cabin, across the street from the Livestock Exchange Building, until Christmas. Book an appointment to skip the line. Learn more

The Shops at Clearfork 

November 24-December 24 


Get a photo with Santa while you shop! He’ll be there every weekend starting November 24, and daily from December 15-24. While they do accept walk-ups, you can reserve a spot online in advance. 

Holidays at the Hearth at Log Cabin Village  

December 2  


Celebrate historic traditions with holiday crafts, games and more at Fort Worth’s Log Cabin Village. Take photos with Santa, make a holiday ornament, explore the village and create crafts for the whole family. Learn more

Pancakes with Santa at Big Shots Golf

December 2


Head to Big Shots Golf to hang with Christmas’ Big Shot! Indulge in a pancake breakfast while you tell your Christmas wishes to Santa Claus and get a free photo with him and Mrs. Claus. Enjoy the festive atmosphere, then stick around for activities and golf in their heated tee boxes. 11am-2pm. Learn more.

Fort Worth Aviation Museum  

December 9 


Take your little ones to meet Santa and get a frame craft for your kids for $10. They will also have WWII jeep rides, VR simulators, games, hot chocolate and more. Wear an ugly Christmas sweater and admission is free. Learn more. 

Holiday in the Garden 

December 9 


Experience the sixth annual Holiday in the Garden at the Fort Worth Botanic Garden. Check their website for more details when they become available. 

Breakfast with Santa – Fort Worth Chapter of Jack and Jill of America 

December 9 


Have breakfast with Santa! Santa Claus will be available for pictures starting at 9:30am. Enjoy food and merriment before your one-on-one with Santa. Hosted by the Fort Worth Chapter of Jack and Jill of America Inc. Through service projects, Jack and Jill of America creates a medium of contact for children to stimulate their growth and development. Learn more.