Where and how to find Santa photos can be tricky? It is that time of year Santa Claus is coming to town, find out the best places for 2023 Santa Visits in Milton, Oakville and Burlington. But the big question is where to go to see him. There are several options for where to get Santa Visits and Santa Photos in Milton, Burlington and Oakville.
This post will provide you with information about the different Santa photo setups available, any unique activities offered (such as story time or pet photos with Santa), and pricing details (where available). This way, you can make an informed decision for your family on where to visit Santa this year.
The Top Places to get Santa Photos in Milton, Oakville, and Burlington
If you’re looking to get photos with Santa Claus, you have several options depending on your location and preferences. Here are some common places where you can find Santa photos:
- Malls and Shopping Centers: Many shopping malls and retail centers offer Santa Claus photo opportunities during the holiday season. They often set up a Santa’s workshop where children can meet Santa and have their photos taken.
- Santa’s Villages and Christmas Festivals: Some cities and towns host Santa’s villages or Christmas festivals during the holiday season. These events typically include opportunities to meet Santa and take photos. Checkout our full Guide to Christmas Events in the Greater Toronto Area.
- Local Events and Parades: Check your local event listings for holiday events and parades. Santa is often a featured guest, and you may have the chance to get photos with him. Checkout our Guide to Local Santa Claus Parades, Breakfasts with Santa, or Train Rides with Santa.
Where to get 2023 Santa Visits and Santa Photos near me:
We’re happy you have chosen to capture the magic of your holiday experience with a Santa Visit or Santa Experience! We are dedicated to finding opportunities that make you feel comfortable to focus on the most important thing – your favorite Christmas tradition and making family memories!
Santa Claus is coming to town and you have several options in the Greater Toronto Area for where to go see him! Don’t worry Santa is not camera shy so check out the set ups for Santa Photos and Santa Visits and then head out to let St. Nick know what is on your Christmas wish list.
Oakville Santa Photos and Santa Visits
1 – Oakville Place
Milton Santa Photos and Santa Visits
1 – Milton Mall
2 – Santa at the Fairground
Burlington Santa Photos and Santa Visits
1 – Burlington Centre
2 – Mapleview Mall
Where and How to Visit Santa in 2023 in the Greater Toronto Area
Where to go in Milton for Santa Photos and Santa Visits
1 – Milton Mall
Dates: Santa’s sleigh is headed to Milton Mall 🎅 Capture the magic from December 1-24:
• Monday to Friday from 11AM – 7PM
• Saturdays from 10AM – 6PM
• Sundays from 11AM – 5PM
Walk-ins are welcome, but to secure your spot, visit https://whereissanta.com/ to book your reservation.
Mark your calendars for extra holiday cheer on Tuesdays and Thursdays! Slip into your comfiest pajamas every Tuesday for PJ Day, and make Thursdays festive with Ugly Christmas Sweater Day! Join us weekly for a delightful mix of coziness and holiday festivities 🎄
Santa at the Fairground
Dates: December 2nd & 3rd from 10am-4pm, December 9th & 10th from 10am-4pm
and December 16th & 17th from 10am-4pm
Santa Morgan is back at the Milton Fairgrounds and can’t wait to see everybody! Our 2nd annual event takes place over the first 3 weekends in December:
Come take a photo with Santa Morgan and shop local vendors, then relax by our outdoor fire pits where you can roast marshmallows for s’mores!
No entrance fee. Photos with Santa are $15 each, and will be emailed to families after each weekend (no printed hard copy). Cash and credit will be accepted for photos, but some of our vendors may be cash only so please come prepared. Photos will be on a first come, first served basis, so there may be a line up at times. Follow us at @MiltonFallFair on Facebook and Instagram for updates each day about line length and wait times.
In lieu of an entrance fee, we are once again collecting donations for Milton Community Resource Center’s Fill a Crib campaign, and we ask that visitors consider bringing a donation. The infant food bank is most in need of larger sized diapers, baby food pouches and jars, powdered formula, and baby wipes. They also accept cash donations.
NEW THIS YEAR: warm up by our outdoor fire pits, generously provided by LAJY Welding. We will be selling s’mores kits to enjoy by the fire. Visitors will also have the opportunity to be entered into a raffle for a chance to win a brand new fire pit, donated by LAJY Welding.
Please note there are no pets allowed at this event.
Where to go in Oakville for Santa Photos and Santa Visits
Celebrate the Holidays with a photo with Santa from November 18-Dec 24th
- Pet Nights
- Story Time
- Sensory-Friendly Experience
- Ugly Sweater
- Baby’s First
Sensory Friendly Santa Experience
Date: Dec 3rd 9-10:30am
People within every spectrum of special needs and their families are invited to a private photo session, to experience the time-honored tradition of a visit with Santa during dedicated hours. Please reserve your complimentary ticket – ONE TICKET per group/family, please.
Families are encouraged to arrive at any time during their scheduled 15-minute time period.
Visits with Santa are free. Photo packages that capture holiday memories will be available for purchase at the event.
Pet Photos with Santa:
Date: Mondays from November 20-December 11th 3-7PM
Get the paw-pect photo of your pet with Santa and get a complimentary sample from Pet Valu! Please enter through the entrance beside L.L.Bean.
PJ Photos with Santa:
Dates: Tuesdays from November 21-December 19
Cozy up in your comfiest PJ’s for a photo with Santa on Tuesdays.
Baby’s First Photo:
Dates: Wednesdays from November 22 – December 20
Baby’s First – A special photo with Santa, for that special little one. Wednesdays until December 20
Ugly Sweater Photos with Santa:
Dates: Thursdays in December
Ugly sweater photos with Santa on Thursdays.
Where to go in Burlington for Santa Photos and Santa Visits
Date: November 12 to December 24 from 11:00 am-6:00 pm
Mark your calendars – on November 12, Santa Claus arrives at Burlington Centre. Families can enjoy a fun-filled day with Santa, Mrs. Claus, Holiday Train Rides, PLUS Meet Elf on the Shelf.
For full event details, and to book your photos with Santa throughout the Holiday season, visit burlingtoncentre.ca
Not Santa but another great photo opportunity!
Gingerbread Magic is back at Mapleview Shopping Centre, starting December 1st!
Come decorate a gingerbread cookie in a whimsical gingerbread land with cute candy-coated photo opportunities plus other fun activities & sweet surprises to take home!
Date: Select dates, December 1st-23rd
Time: See hours below; 20-30 minute sessions
Location: Upper Level, AA1; Located near Sporting Life.
Cost: $15 per child*
All proceeds from Gingerbread Magic support McMaster Children’s Hospital Foundation
Dates & Hours:
Friday: 4 pm – 7 pm, Saturday & Sunday: 11 am – 4 pm
Friday: 4 pm – 7 pm, Saturday & Sunday: 11 am – 4 pm
Monday – Friday: 11 am – 7 pm, Saturday & Sunday: 11 am – 4 pm
Want to stay in the know with all things local? Don’t forget to join our locally focus Facebook group: Peel Parents Resource – Open to any parents in Peel and Halton Region
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