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!
- Oak Park Mall
11149 West 95th Street
Overland Park, KS 66214
Now - December 24, 2014, lower level near Dillard's
Monday - Saturday: 10am to 9pm
Sunday: 11am to 6pm
Christmas Eve: 10am to 6pm
Santa takes a break to feed his reindeer:
Monday - Saturday: 1pm to 2pm, 5pm to 6pm
Sundays: 2pm to 3pm
- Town Center Plaza
5000 W. 119th Street
Leawood, KS 66209
Santa is located on the north side next to Macy's, by appointment only, November 28 - December 23, 2014.
- Independence Center Mall
2035 Independence Center Drive
Independence, MO 64057
November 7 - December 24, 2014
Here comes Santa Claus! Santa Claus is now taking holiday wishes and photos at Independence Center. 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.
- 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 now through December 24th.
- Crown Center
2450 Grand Blvd.
Kansas City, MO
Santa Claus arrives in a horse-drawn carriage to kick off the holiday season on November 28, 2014. Perry the Penguin, Casey Bear 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
- Santa's Wonderland @ Kansas City Parks
Experience the wonder of the season at Kansas City’s holiday tradition, Santa’s Wonderland! Gather friends and family and spend an evening celebrating the holidays with festive music, live entertainment, light displays and, of course, a visit from Santa. All events are free and open to the public.
Friday, December 12
Gillham Park, Gillham Rd. and 41st St.
Santa can also be seen at
Saturday, December 13
Penguin Park, N. Vivion Rd. and N. Norton Ave.
Sunday, December 14
Longview Tract, 7101 Longview Rd.
Saturday, December 20
Swope Park, 4201 E. 63rd St.
- Santa Claus Visits Naomi's Hallmark Store
Saturday December 6, 2014
Overland Park store: 12050 Blue Valley Pkwy. @ 9 a.m. - 12 noon
Shawnee store: 12128 Shawnee Mission Pkwy. @ 1 p.m. - 4 p.m.
Stop by and enjoy a visit with Santa. Take home a free 4x6 photo with Santa just by using your Hallmark Gold Crown card with any purchase.
- Briarcliff Village
1251 NW Briarcliff Parkway, Kansas City, MO, 64116
December 6, 13, & 20, 2014
FREE photos with Santa
- Bass Pro Shops
12051 Bass Pro Dr.
Olathe, KS 66061
Now thru December 24, 2014 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.
- A Candy Cane Christmas (FREE)
Oak Street and Nettleton Avenue
Downtown Bonner Springs
Bonner Springs, KS 66012
December 1, 2014 - Mr. and Mrs. Santa Claus can hardly wait for A Candy Cane Christmas in downtown Bonner Springs. This annual holiday event features a free chili supper, parade, Mayor’s Christmas tree lighting ceremony, caroling, food drive and refreshments with Mr. and Mrs. Santa Claus. Oak Street, the main street downtown, is festively decorated with candy canes and red and white lights throughout the holiday season.
- Breakfast with Santa in Bonner Springs
Bonner Springs Community Center
200 E. 3rd Street,
Bonner Springs, KS
December 6, 2014 - 9 a.m. to 10 a.m. - Family and friends are welcome to come and visit with Santa and enjoy a light breakfast. Children spend an hour with Santa taking pictures and doing crafts. The fee is $5 per child for residents & $10 for non-residents.
- Santa's Workshop in Gardner (FREE)
215 North Center
Gardner, Kansas 66030
December 7 & 14, 2014 Children will have the opportunity to visit with Santa and Mrs. Claus! See the elves in action! Receive a commemorative ornament and candy cane!
- American Girl Store's Breakfast with Santa
American Girl Store @ Oak Park Mall
11327 W 95th Street
Overland Park, KS 66214
December 7 @ 9 a.m. - A very special morning includes a continental breakfast and a chance for your girl to visit with Santa at American Girl. Bring your camera or smartphone to take your own keepsake photo. Your girl will also have the opportunity to create a special “thank you” card she can take home and leave for Santa on Christmas Eve. And she’ll get a wish list she can fill out for you to send to the North Pole. Plus you can shop and visit the doll hair salon.
Breakfast with Santa at Leawood's Ironwoods Park
The Lodge at Ironwoods Park
147th & Mission Rd.
December 6, 2014 - Two sessions (8:30 a.m. - 10 a.m. OR 10:30 a.m. - 12 noon) - The Parks and Recreation Department will be holding the 12th annual “Breakfast with Santa” at The Lodge at Ironwoods Park.
- Breakfast with LEGO Santa @ LEGOLAND Discovery Center Kansas City
December 6 & 13, 2014 8 a.m. - 10 a.m.
Give your child a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity by visiting our LEGO Santa for breakfast and enjoy LEGOLAND Discovery Center Kansas City before the crowds! Join us for this exclusive event by purchasing your tickets here. Tickets are available at 8 am or 9 am and there’s limited availability. Purchase your tickets here before they’re gone!
- Sar-Ko Aglow (FREE)
Lenexa Community Center
13420 Oak St.
December 5, 2014 - 6 p.m. - Bundle up and enjoy a stroll through the park while taking in the spectacular lights, sipping hot cocoa and listening to carolers. Santa will also be on hand to hear children's holiday wishes. Admission and parking are free.
- Sundown with Santa and Mayor's Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony at Merriam Marketplace (FREE)
5740 Merriam Drive
December 6, 2014 - 5:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m. - It's the most wonderful time of the year; with kids jingle belling and all of Merriam in good cheer. Bring the family join in the annual tradition of lighting the Mayor's tree. Enjoy holiday carolers, dancers, games, hot cocoa, and don't forget Santa and his sleigh!
- Breakfast with Santa @ Irene B. French Community Center
Irene B. French Community Center
5701 Merriam Drive
Merriam, KS 66202
December 13, 2013 9:30 a.m. to 11 a.m. - Bring Mom & Dad, Grandparents, Aunts & Uncles to see Santa and eat breakfast! Write letters to Santa to read at the Northpole, have photo's taken with Santa, and play some holiday games! Registration: $4 per person.
Register by December 11
- Breakfast with Santa @ Mahaffie Stagecoach Shop
Mahaffie Stagecoach Stop & Farm
1200 Kansas City Ave.
Olathe, KS 66061
November 29, 2014 - 8:30 a.m. - 10 a.m. - Enjoy the holiday inspired decorations of the Heritage Center and have breakfast with Santa! This is a drop in event so please feel free to attend anytime between 8:30 a.m. to 10:00 a.m. Our breakfast buffet will consist of sausage, freshly made pancakes, juice, and coffee. Cost is $7/person ages 3 and up and includes a photo with Santa. Registration is required and is due by Tuesday, November 21.
- Santa Hours @ Von Maur Department Store (FREE)
6701 W. 135th St.
Overland Park, KS
Visit Santa and receive a complimentary photo.
Saturday, November 29 11:00 am to 5:00 pm
Sunday, November 30 Noon to 5:00 pm
Saturday, December 6 11:00 am to 5:00 pm
Sunday, December 7 Noon to 5:00 pm
Saturday, December 13 11:00 am to 5:00 pm
Sunday, December 14 Noon to 5:00 pm
Saturday, December 20 11:00 am to 5:00 pm
Sunday, December 21 Noon to 5:00 pm
- Shawnee Christmas Around Town (FREE)
Shawnee City Hall & Shawnee Town 1929
Join Santa and Mrs. Claus on Saturday, December 6, 2014 for Christmas Around Town. An evening full of holiday activities awaits you, Dickens Carolers, hand Painting, holiday arts and craft activities, and of course Santa Claus!
- North Kansas City Community Center
1999 Iron Street
North Kansas City, MO
- Great Mall of the Great Plains
20700 West 151st Street
Olathe, KS 66061
- The Legends at Village West
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