Photos and Events With Santa

Now through December 24, 2019

Santa in front of a red background with a gear design
Santa will be available for photos and visits at his Headquarters presented by HGTV, located in Center Court. 
This holiday, check out the interactive Elf Academy at Santa HQ. You can try on the latest elf looks with Santa’s Magic Mirror, create your very own Elf- ID Card and scan yourself on the Naughty or Nice O'Meter. Plus, new this year, spend less time in line and more time on holiday fun with a Fast Pass. Purchase yours today!


Want to see Santa sooner? Get a Fast Pass to make your family’s visit even easier! Reserve Below.


November 7 - November 30:

  • MON-SAT: 10am - 8pm
  • SUN November 1 & 17: 11am  -6pm
  • SUN November 24: 11am - 7pm
  • *November 26 (Thanksgiving): Closed

December 1-7:

  • SUN December 1: 11am - 7pm
  • MON-SAT: 10am - 8pm

December 8-23:

  • SUN December 8, 15 & 22: 10am - 8pm
  • MON-SAT: 9am - 9pm

December 24:

  • TUES: 9am - 6pm 

SENSORY SANTA - Sundays, November 10, 17, 24 9am - 11am

Danbury Fair is providing families that have children with autism and other special needs with the opportunity to connect with Santa before the mall opens to the public. Reservations are Required! Reservations are Required! Special reservation links below:

HELP THROUGH HOLIDAY GIVING - November 15 - December 20 - at Santa HQ

Support Danbury Fair’s Annual Toy Drive benefiting Salvation Army. Help spread holiday cheer to local families in need and donate unwrapped toys. Simply choose an Angel Tag with gift details and bring back the gift to HGTV's Santa HQ before December 20.

PET PHOTOS WITH SANTA - Mondays, December 2, 9 & 16 5pm – 9pm

We’ve reserved these special times for you and your furry friends to visit Santa.

While here, learn more about adoption and foster care for pets with local nonprofit, Because 4 Paws.

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

MEET SANTA'S ELVES - Saturdays, November 23, December 7 & December 14 12n – 4pm

Have fun with Jack & Strawberry, the official elves of HGTV's Santa HQ! Enjoy caroling, photo opportunities, and more!


Sundays, November 17, 24, December 8 & 15 11AM – 1PM

Exciting fun and photo opportunities for the entire family with holiday stilt-walking characters! And Holiday Face Painting!

November 17: Your favorite "BUDDY" and ours … he's the tallest elf in the workshop

November 24: Terrifically Tall Toy Soldier will meet and greet small and tall 

December 4: Towering Jack Frost … he's so cool, he's HOT

December 15: King Winter Wonderland heads above the rest, he's surely the best

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