13 Great Spots for Photos with Santa in Greater Vancouver

Santa Photos

There are few things as exciting for little ones during the lead-up to Christmas than the traditional visit with Santa – complete with a photo to remember the occasion, of course. If getting a picture with the Big Man himself is on the schedule this year, plan ahead to find a time and place that works best for you. Or line it up with other festive fun, for a full day of holiday celebrations: check out our round-up of local festivals and markets and our listing of upcoming Santa Claus parades.

Here’s a selection of places hosting Santa photos in the Greater Vancouver region this month:

Vancouver

Oakridge Centre | oakridgecentre.com

Happening: November 15 to Dec 24. Times vary by day.

Special details: Oakridge offers a fast-pass lineup for guests who have booked a time slot online in advance. Babies celebrating their first Christmas can receive a complimentary piggy bank with their photos. There are also sensory-friendly “Quiet Sunday Mornings with Santa” where guests can book a private five-minute session, as well as special evenings for cat and dog photos. Check online for details.

International Village Mall – Tinseltown | internationalvillagemall.ca

Happening: December 7 and 8, 14 and 15, 21 and 22. Noon to 5 pm.

Special details: Children’s crafts and carolling on select days during December. See their facebook page for details. 

Richmond

Richmond Centre | cfshops.com

Happening: November 16 to December 24. Times vary by day.

Special details: Reserve in advance for a specific time. Children receive a ME to WE colouring sheet and a surprise email from Santa on Christmas Eve.

Landsdowne Centre | lansdowne-centre.com

Happening: November 23 to December 24. Times vary by day.

Special details: Every Wednesday is Pet night from 6 to 8 pm, with partial proceeds going to the BCSPCA.

Delta

Tsawwassen Mills – Bass Pro Shops | tsawwassenmills.com

Happening: November 16 to December 24. Times vary by day.

Special details: Visitors to Santa will leave with a free photo. The store also has free seasonal activities.

Burnaby

Lougheed Town Centre | thecityoflougheed.com

Happening: November 16 to December 24. Times vary by day.

Special details: A variety of special photo package options, though visits with Santa are complimentary.

Metropolis at Metrotown | metropolisatmetrotown.com

Happening: November 15 to December 24. Times vary by day.

Special details: With a minimum donation of $4 per photo, visitors will receive a digital photo with Santa, with proceeds benefiting the Burnaby Christmas Bureau.

Surrey

Central City Mall | centralcity.ca

Happening: November 15 to December 24. Times vary by day.

Special details: Families interested in sensory-friendly photos can check out their site for details. They also offer pet photos.

Guildford Town Centre | guildfordtowncentre.com

Happening: November 15 to December 24. Times vary by day.

Special details: There are special times for children with sensory needs. There’s a mailbox near the play area to mail letters to Santa throughout November and December.

Coquitlam

Coquitlam Centre | coquitlamcentre.com

Happening: November 20 to December 24. Times vary by day.

Special details: The Coquitlam Centre website has great information about the work they do with germ protection in Santa Land.

Langley

Willowbrook Mall | shopwillowbrook.com

Happening: November 21 to December 24. Times vary by day.

Special details: Santa’s Christmas Cottage at Willowbrook offers special sensory-friendly time slots and pet photos with Santa. Check out their site for all the details.

Abbotsford

Seven Oaks Shopping Centre | shopsevenoaks.com

Happening: November 23 to December 24. Times vary by day.

Special details: Pet photos with Santa on select nights. Santa’s arrival on November 23 is a special event with entertainment.

North Shore

Park Royal | shopparkroyal.com

Happening: November 22 to December 24. Times vary by day.

Special details: Santa arrives as part of Light Up the Village on November 22, which features entertainment, a Ferris wheel, and more. Check out the details on their site.

 

 

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