Photos With Santa + Santa Events + More

Now through December 24, 2018

Visit Santa for photos and a free gift!

Santa will be available for photos and visits at his Headquarters presented by HGTV, located in Center Court. 

Reservations available, but not required!

This year, Santa HQ’s new Elf Academy invites guests to come and stand in front of the Magic Mirror to be transformed into Santa’s Elf (with a little help from augmented reality), plus create your very own customized Elf-ID card using the new Elf-ID app and a selfie! And don’t forget to try Elf-Ray Vision and the Naughty or Nice Meter too.


November 8 - December 8:

MON-SAT: 10am-8pm

SUN: 11am-6pm

SUN, Dec. 2: 9am-7pm

* November 26 (Thanksgiving): Closed

December 9-22:

MON-SAT: 9am-9:30pm

SUN: 9am-7pm

THUR, Dec. 24: 9am-6pm

No Breaks


Salvation Army Angel Tree

Now through Dec. 17th

Pick a Salvation Army Angel Tag with a suggested gift for a local child in need. Bring the gift back with tag attached to the Salvation Army Angel donation box in time for children to get the gifts for the Christmas holiday. 


Meet & Greets with Santa's Favorite Friends!

December 1st & 8th - 10am-12noon

  • Dec. 1st - Jack & Strawberry are BACK! And enjoy holiday face painting!
  • Dec. 8th - The fabulous, Singing Toy Soldiers will be joining us again...they are SO good Jack & Strawberry will be here too! And, henna tattoos! 


SENSORY FRIENDLY SANTA- Reservations Required! 

December 2 from 8am-10am

Danbury Fair is providing families that have children with autism and other special needs with the opportunity to connect with Santa in a special way this holiday season!

Taking place before stores open, families have the opportunity to visit Santa and get photos with dimmed lighting, no overhead music and less crowds.

To reduce the challenges associated with waiting in long lines, it is required that a reservation be made to visit with Santa during this event. Visit to make a reservation during the dates and hours listed above. 


Pet Photos with Santa
We’ve reserved these special times for your furry friends to visit Santa!*
Monday's December 3, 10, 17 6PM- Close

Be picture Pawfect with Santa! Get your four-legged friends photo taken with Santa during this special pets-only opportunity. No exotic pets, please!

*Cats and dogs only. Please be sure to have your pet on a leash or in a pet carrier.

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Now through December 20, 2018

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