Pictures with Santa near Waltham, Watertown, & Belmont

Ongoing Santa Photo Stops (2023)

The Shops at Chestnut Hill

2023: Nov 17 through Dec 24

Times vary, see full schedule and reserve online in advance.

Santa’s Elevator at the Natick Mall

2023: Nov 9 through Dec 24
Daily, Advance Tickets Strongly Encouraged

Travel to the North Pole in a unique magical elevator for a photo with Santa. Reservations are full for 2023, and walk-ups are welcome but the line will likely be long on weekends. Pricing starts at $40. Details here

Walpole Mall, Route 1

2023: Nov 24 – Dec 24
Fri-Sun through 12/10
Then daily 12/13 through 12/24

This Santa typically has very little to no wait, even on the weekend. Approximately $25+ for a package or for a digital copy. Local parents often mention this as the easiest reliable high-quality Santa photo opp. Details here

South Shore Plaza, Braintree

2022: Nov 17 through December 24

Times vary, see full schedule here
Schedule an appointment and pay online to save your spot.

Bass Pro Santa’s Wonderland:  Patriot Place, Foxboro & Cabela’s, Hudson

2023: Nov 4 through Dec 24
Reservations Required

Free photo with Santa. Kids can mail their letter to Santa and bring home a craft kit. All activities + photo are free. Additional packages available for purchase. Details here

Reserve in advance online. Each day opens 7 days in advance. Bass Pro spots fill almost immediately. Cabela’s spots tend to last longer before filling. Walk-ins may be accommodated if space allows– this will be more likely at Cabela’s.

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