Ideas On How To See Santa in 2020

Not sure where to see Santa this year?  Fun Things has you covered and we even found virtual ways to visit with Santa. For more holiday events, check out our Holiday Event Guide.


We are so excited to bring you this innovative way to see Santa this year! One thing for sure #COVID made us a whole lot more creative in order to keep going! Just wait until we post our grinch and elf on the shelf tour.
Ok, going back to the Virtual Santa visits.. space is super limited as we can only handle a hand full of Virtual calls during this time frame, get all cozy in your holiday pajamas in the comfort of your own home and FaceTime Santa maybe you can even add hot chocolate and a holiday movie after to officially kick off the holiday season!

Visit Exton Square Mall's real-bearded Santa from the comfort of your home and book a virtual visit with Santa.

Visit Springfield Mall's real-bearded Santa from the comfort of your home and book a virtual visit with Santa.

Book a time online and chat with Santa to see if you made the good list.

The most entertaining virtual experience with Santa and Mrs. Claus from the safety and comfort of your home! Invite family & friends from around the world.

Airbnb connects kids with Santa Claus representatives from all over the world. 

Since 1861, generations of children have enjoyed the magic of a visit with the one-and-only Santa Claus at Macy’s. That cherished holiday tradition will continue this year in a new way through Macy’s Santaland® at Home. Beginning Friday, November 27 through Thursday, December 24the magic of Macy’s Santaland will be transformed into an interactive, virtual experience for the first time ever. for the first time ever To safely bring the wonder of this cherished holiday tradition to families nationwide, Macy’s Santaland’s in-store experience will be available through an immersive and whimsical digital-only engagement available at

photo courtesy of Linvilla Orchards

In Person

Visit Exton Square Mall's real-bearded Santa in North Court to Capture your Holiday Memories
To protect our shoppers, reservations are required to take a photo with Santa. 

Visit Springfield Mall's real-bearded Santa in Center Court to capture your Holiday Memories.
To protect our shoppers, reservations are required to take a photo with Santa.

On December 12th wear your most festive facemask and ring in the holiday season (socially-distanced, of course!) with family, friends, and, of course, Santa! Create a holiday craft, enjoy a stroll through our galleries, listen to sounds of the season, meet some live birds from Animal Behavior & Conservation Connections, and visit Santa for a family photo op! Pre-registration is required. Space is limited.


Santa will be stopping by on Friday, December 11th, and the 18th. The hours are 2:30 to 3:30 and 4:00 to 5:00.  Santa will also be here every Saturday and Sunday in December from 11:00 to 12:30 and again from 1:30 to 3:00.  Bring your Christmas list to remind Santa of what you were wishing for since you have been so good this year.

To keep everyone safe this holiday season, we are asking that guests reserve a timeslot ticket for each child visiting Santa. Timed tickets are our way to spread families out throughout the day – there is no fee. 

Franklin Mint Federal Credit Union is hosting Santa on the deck at Spasso Italian Grill - Media this year.Dec 17-23, 4-7pm on weekdays & 12-4pm during the weekend. Santa will be practicing social distancing.

Saturdays and Sundays November 27th  - December 23rd

Why stand in line at the mall and wait to see Santa when you can ride our train and have Santa come to you? The Jolly Old Elf himself rides the train, greets everyone on board, and gives all children a chocolate treat. Be sure to bring your camera and have Santa pose for pictures with your child during this 1½-hour round-trip to Ashland.

Nov 21, 22, 27, 28, 29
Dec 5, 6, 12, 13, 19, 20
11AM, 1PM, 3PM
Additional 5PM departures: Dec 5, 6, 12, 13, 19, 20
All aboard Santa's Express! Join Santa for a 75-minute journey on our heated decorated train through the Chester Creek Valley. Santa will be greeting everyone at Market Street Station and then going along for the ride to Glen Mills and return. Santa will be visiting all passengers while on the train. Make sure you bring your holiday lists with you so Santa can check them twice! Passengers will also enjoy live entertainment onboard from Greg Wright and friends!

December 4th -23rd

Santa is stepping out of his busy workshop to take an extraordinary trolley ride aboard the Strasburg Rail Road this Christmas season! Make your child's visit with Santa an especially unique memory to be cherished for a lifetime.

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