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)
- 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.
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.
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
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.
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