One of the most popular ways to get into the festive spirit and capture the magic of the holiday season is by taking photos with Santa Claus. In Winnipeg, there are several wonderful options for meeting and getting photos with Santa. Here are some of the best places to make your holiday memories.
St. Vital Shopping Centre
Santa Arrives: November 17 at 11:00am
This year, St. Vital Centre is encouraging reservations so you can have the best experience possible. Plus, when you book in advance, you’ll get a free personalized call from Santa before your visit! But that’s not all; they’ll have special events such as Sensory Santa, Storytime with Santa, and Pajama Party Tuesdays to make your holiday season extra special. Remember to reserve your family’s spot in the Enchanted Forest today!!
Reserve your family’s time in the Enchanted Forest here!
Sensory Santa on Sunday: Join us for a heartwarming experience with Santa. We know that the holiday season can be overwhelming, especially for those with autism. That’s why we’re providing a sensory-friendly environment for families and individuals to capture the magic of the season in a way that’s comfortable and inclusive. Come and take a photo with Santa at St. Vital Centre and make your every day exceptional. December 3, from 8:00am to 10:30am. Click here to make a reservation.
Storytime with Santa: Ho ho ho! Gather round, boys and girls. Santa has a special story to share in the Enchanted Forest at St. Vital Centre. After the story, one lucky child will take the book home as a special holiday gift. So come on down and join us for some festive fun!
- Tuesday, November 21 at 3:00pm
- Tuesday, November 28 at 3:00pm
- Tuesday, December 5 at 11:00am
- Tuesday, December 12 at 11:00am
Pajama Party Tuesdays: Bring the whole family and your most comfortable PJs to our Santa photo experience. We’re all about making everyday moments extraordinary, and this holiday season is no exception. Join us for a cozy, joyful, and unforgettable family photo—every Tuesday from November 21 to December 19.
Ugly Sweater Parties: Ready to sleigh the holidays? Don your festive sweaters and gather your loved ones for a memory that will last a lifetime. Spread holiday cheer and join the fun every Thursday from November 23 to December 21.
- November 17: 11:00am – 7:00pm
- November 18: 10:00am – 6:00pm
- November 19: 12:00pm – 6:00pm
November 20 to December 2:
- Monday to Thursday: 3:00pm – 7:00pm
- Friday: 11:00am – 7:00pm
- Saturday: 10:00am – 6:00pm
- Sunday: 12:00pm – 6:00pm
December 4 – December 23:
- Monday to Friday: 11:00am – 7:00pm
- Saturday: 10:00am – 8:00pm
- Sunday: 10:00am – 6:00pm
- 10:00am – 2:00pm
For more information visit https://www.stvitalcentre.com/pages/santa-is-on-his-way/.
Outlet Collection Winnipeg
Santa Arrives: December 7 at 12:00pm
Santa & Mrs. Claus are coming back to the Outlet Collection Winnipeg, from December 7 – December 23, 2023.
Delight-FULLY in the magic of the season and get your photo taken with Santa! Located in center mall, across from Guest Services – you can book a visit with Santa & Mrs. Claus to capture a perfect holiday moment.
Santa Pet Photos: Your furry friend can get a photo with Santa on Sunday, December 10! Accidents can happen! Outlet Collection Winnipeg appreciates your commitment to our clean environment, by taking responsibility for pet-waste. All Pets must be in carriers, or on leashes, for the safety & enjoyment of our in-mall Community.
December 7 – December 20:
- Thursday to Sunday: 12:00pm – 6:30pm
- Monday – Wednesday: Closed
Visit https://www.outletcollectionwinnipeg.com/events/photos-with-santa/ to make an online reservation.
CF Polo Park Shopping Centre
Santa Arrives: November 17 at 11:00am
From November 17 through December 24, get ready for a sleigh-load of holiday joy! Whether your little ones have a list of wishes ready or you’re simply looking to capture the magic of the season, our Santa visits are the perfect way to do so.
For a $15 fee, you’ll enjoy a delightful visit with Santa himself, along with 5 digital photos that’ll make this year’s memories last.
Don’t wait too long – Santa’s schedule is filling up as fast as stockings. Beat the holiday rush and book your visit with Santa now! BOOK NOW
November 17 – December 24:
- Mondays – Saturdays: 11:00am – 7:00pm
- Sundays: 11:00am – 6:00pm
- Sunday, December 24 (Christmas Eve): 11:00am – 4:00pm
Click here to make an online reservation.
Garden City Shopping Centre
Santa Arrives: November 24 at 11:00am
Santa will be arriving at Santa’s Christmas Tree Farm in Centre Court of the Shopping Centre on November 24th and will be here throughout the holiday season.
Stop by, take photos or even just share what you most want for Christmas this year!
Walk-ins are always welcome or book ahead by clicking here.
Pet Party: Pet photos with Santa. Available on certain dates and times.
Visit https://whereissanta.com/mall/1538 for list of hours.
Cabela’s Bass Pro Shops
Santa Arrives: November 12 at 4:00pm
Enjoy the magic of Christmas at Santa’s Wonderland inside every Bass Pro Shops and Cabela’s Canada store from November 13 to December 24.
Take a photo with Santa in the iconic Bass Pro Shops Santa’s Wonderland and receive a free 4×6 photo and shareable video.
Santa’s Arrival: Join us in welcoming Santa as he makes his arrival on November 12 at 4 p.m. We will be serving hot chocolate, cookies and hosting a scavenger hunt.
Letters to Santa: Bring your wish list or create one in-store and we will ensure Santa receives it.
In-Store Giveaways: While supplies last
- Wooden Ornaments: 11/13–11/25
- Christmas Countdown Chain: 11/26–12/09
- Activity Book with Markers: 12/10–12/24
Click here to view all available time slots.
Lacoste Garden Centre
Santa Arrives: November 25 at 11:00am
Santa and Mrs Claus wear their very best for photos at Lacoste! They are always so excited to see the Jolly Couple, as well as all the families who visit year after year
Spots are extremely limited. Reserve your spot in one of the 30 minute time blocks. Please book 1 ticket/family.
100% of the profits will be donated to the Children’s Hospital Foundation.
November 25 – December 16:
- Saturday & Sunday: 11:00am – 3-00pm
- Monday – Friday: Closed