Park Place Ice Rink in Johnson County Opens for 2011-2012 Season
Kansas City Organization to Receive 250,000 Diapers for Babies in Need

Santa Claus is Coming to Kansas City in 2011!

No doubt that your kids (and you) will soon be researching where you can visit good 'ol Santa this holiday season here in Kansas City. Well, search no further, as we've compiled the most comprehensive and up-to-date listing of where you and your kids can find Santa hanging out in the metro. So grab your cup of hot cocoa, put on your best duds, and head for one of these KC hot-spots to see the jolly old fella' and share your list with him! No shortage of Santas here!

  • Great Mall of the Great Plains
    20700 West 151st Street
    Olathe, KS 66061

    November 10 - December 24, 2010
    Santa will be at his "home away from home" at The Great Mall. Photo packages available.

    Santa's hours will follow the mall hours of Monday thru Saturday, 10 p.m. to 9 p.m. and Sunday from noon to 6 p.m.

  • Oak Park Mall
    11149 West 95th Street
    Overland Park, KS 66214

    Visit Santa Claus at Oak Park Mall at Dillard's Court!
    November 10 -December 24, 2010
    Monday - Saturday 10 a.m. - 9 p.m. (breaks at 1 p.m. - 2 p.m. and 5 p.m. - 6 p.m.)
    Sunday 11 a.m. - 6 p.m. (breaks at 2 p.m. - 3 p.m.)

    Santa is waiting to hear your wishes! Lower Level near Dillards Court.

  • Town Center Plaza
    5000 W. 119th Street
    Leawood, KS 66209

    Santa is located on the Roe Avenue side of the center (in the former Beauty Express location) next door to Omaha Steaks.

    Santa photo hours are as follows:

    Black Friday Nov 25th: 10am-5pm
    Monday - Friday: 3pm-8pm (11/28 - 12/09)
    Monday - Friday: 12pm-8pm (12/12 - 12/16)
    Monday - Friday: 10am-8pm (12/19 - 12/23)
    Saturday: 10am-8pm
    Sunday: 10am-6pm

  • Independence Center Mall
    2035 Independence Center Drive
    Independence, MO 64057

    Here comes Santa Claus! Santa Claus is now taking holiday wishes and photos at his location is in front of the Children's Play Area, Lower Level, Burlington Court. If you choose to capture a special holiday moment with a photo, various photo packages are available. Santa Photos hours for the holiday season follow regular mall hours.

    Santa Hours:

    November 11th - 12th, 10:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
    November 13th, 12:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.
    November 14th -November 17th, 10:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
    November 18th - 19th, 10:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
    November 20th, 11:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
    November 21st - November 23rd, 10:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
    Mall Closed for Thanksgiving
    November 25th - November 26th, 10:00 a.m. -8:30 p.m.
    November 27th, 11:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m. *** Pet Photos from 6:30-8:00***
    November 28th - December 1st, 10:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
    December 2nd - December 3rd 10:00 a.m. - 8:30 p.m.
    December 4th, 11:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.
    December 5th - December 8th, 10:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
    December 9th - December 10th, 10:00 - 8:30 p.m.
    December 11th 11:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.
    December 12th - December 15th, 10:00 a.m. - 8:30 p.m.
    December 16th - December 17th, 10:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
    December 18th, 11:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
    December 19th - December 21st, 10:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
    December 22nd - December 23rd 9:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
    December 24th, 8:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
    December 25th, Closed for Santa to make deliveries.

  • The Legends at Village West
    Santa Claus flies into the shopping center near Mema's Bakery (on the north side of the center) at 6:00 p.m. and will be available for photo opportunities in front of the helicopter until 6:45 p.m. After the lighting ceremony, Santa will invite children to share their wish lists with him in the Legends Outlets BAM Books-A-Million (new location next to Yard House) until 9:00 p.m. where photos are welcome. All photo opportunities are free and parents are encouraged to bring their own camera.
  • Zona Rosa
    Zona Rosa is located on the northwest corner of Interstate 29 and Barry Road

    Sitting in his traditional storybook scene at Zona Rosa, Santa Claus will listen to children’s Christmas wishes every day starting Dec. 3 at The Grove in the Marshalls building. A variety of photo packages are available for purchase.

    Santa Hours: Monday – Saturday, Noon – 8:00 pm; Sunday, Noon – 6:00 pm
    Santa will take breaks Monday – Saturday 3:00 – 3:45 pm and Sunday 3:00 – 3:30 pm.

  • Crown Center
    2450 Grand Blvd.
    Kansas City, MO

    Santa Claus arrives in a horse-drawn carriage to kick off the holiday season on November 25, 2011. Perry the Penguin, Tip from Crayola® and other costume characters help greet Jolly Ol’ St. Nick. Join Santa as he makes his way to Crayola Christmas Land, where he resides through December 24.
    Admission: FREE
    Time: 10 a.m.
    Location: Crown Center Shops, Grand Blvd. entrance

  • Briarcliff Village
    Bring your little elves to the Cafe at Briarcliff for keepsake photos with Santa Claus, free of charge. Jolly old St. Nick has scheduled three special trips from the North Pole to find out just what your little ones want for Christmas. Come see him for three consecutive Saturday afternoons at the Cafe: December 3, 10 and 17, from 1-4 p.m.
    In addition to the all-important visit with Santa, kids will receive candy canes and professional photos to capture the moment. Add an important keepsake of this holiday season to your child’s scrapbook for free thanks to our sponsor M&I Bank.

  • Bass Pro Shops
    12051 Bass Pro Dr.
    Olathe, KS 66061
    913. 254.5200

    Take a trip to the Olathe Bass Pro Shop for a FREE photo with Santa. Also enjoy the FREE Santa's Wonderland area with games, crafts, fun and more! Hours and other info can be found here.

Have you spotted Santa anywhere else in the metro? Click here to contact us and send us the info and we'll add it to our listing!


Feed You can follow this conversation by subscribing to the comment feed for this post.

Verify your Comment

Previewing your Comment

This is only a preview. Your comment has not yet been posted.

Your comment could not be posted. Error type:
Your comment has been posted. Post another comment

The letters and numbers you entered did not match the image. Please try again.

As a final step before posting your comment, enter the letters and numbers you see in the image below. This prevents automated programs from posting comments.

Having trouble reading this image? View an alternate.


Post a comment

Your Information

(Name and email address are required. Email address will not be displayed with the comment.)