29 Upcoming Santa Sightings In Massachusetts

Looking to visit Santa with your kids this season? No worries, we’ve got a roundup of 29 options, organized alphabetically by town. Per usual, be sure to check the direct listings for updates and schedule changes.

1. Santa appears at the Auburn Mall through Christmas Eve and Caring Santa arrives for visitors with special needs on December 4 (Auburn)

2. Enjoy The Enchanted Village as you visit with Santa inside Jordan's Furniture (Avon)

3. The Bay State Model Railroad Museum has its holiday open house, with a visit from Santa on December 4 (Boston)

4. Stop by Santa’s House at City Hall Plaza for a photo, breakfast, or snacks with the jolly fellow (Boston)

5. Faneuil Hall hosts Globe Santa on December 11 with donations to benefit local children in need (Boston)

6. Prudential Center has Santa visits every day through Christmas Eve (Boston)

7. After paying admission, Santa Saturdays at the Franklin Park Zoo offer a tropical setting for Santa visits on December 3, 10, and 17 (Boston)

8. South Shore Plaza hosts St. Nick through December 24, Caring Santa for visitors with special needs on December 4, and pet photos with Santa on December 11 (Braintree)

9. Burlington Mall welcomes guests who want to chat with Santa through Christmas Eve, has a pet photo night with Santa on December 4, and a morning visit with Caring Santa for kids with special needs on December 4  (Burlington)

10. Cambridgeside Galleria brings Santa to the mall through December 24 (Cambridge)

11. On Wednesday and Thursday nights through December 29, board the Edaville Express and help Mrs. Claus and the elves search for Santa while enjoying chocolate milk, eggnog, cookies, and more than 12 million twinkle lights (Carver)

12. The Shops at Chestnut Hill have Santa onsite through Christmas Eve, with a visit from Caring Santa for visitors with special needs on December 4, and a pet photo night on December 11 (Chestnut Hill)

13. Santa visits the decorated greenhouse at Verrill Farm on December 3, with complimentary refreshments (Concord)

14. At the Bass Pro Shops’ Santa's Wonderland, not only are the photos with Santa free, the crafts and games are as well (Foxborough)

15. Take a ride on the historic Paragon Carousel, have your photo taken with Santa and enjoy hot cider, cocoa, carousel rides, holiday music, and more on December 10 and 11 (Hull)

16. Santa visits Marini Farm on December 3, with complimentary hayrides and hot chocolate for everyone (Ipswich)

17. Enjoy live performances and welcome Mr. and Mrs. Claus as they arrive by lobster boat on December 3 (Rockport)

18. Santa greets visitors at the Solomon Pond Mall through December 24 and welcomes pets for photos on December 11, while Caring Santa arrives just for children with special needs on December 4 (Marlborough)

19. Natick Mall welcomes Santa daily through December 24 and pets are welcome on Monday evenings through December 12 (Natick)

20. Make holiday crafts and reindeer food in the decorated barn at Smolak Farms for a relaxed, line-free way to see Santa every weekend through December 18 (North Andover)

21. The Emerald Square Mall hosts Santa through Christmas Eve, Caring Santa for visitors with special needs on December 4, and pet photos with Santa on December 11 (North Attleboro)

22. Northshore Mall has Storytime with Santa on December 3, Caring Santa for kids with special needs and pet photos on December 4, as well as ongoing opportunities to visit with Mr. Claus through December 24 (Peabody)

23. Join Santa at Gardens Aglow and wander through 100 acres of twinkling holiday displays, family-friendly activities, marshmallow-roasting, live performances, model trains, and baby animals (Sandwich)

24. Santa appears at the Square One Mall through Christmas Eve and welcomes kids with special needs for sensory-friendly photos on December 4 (Saugus)

25. Bring your pet to meet Santa on December 4 (Somerville)

26. After paying admission to enter ZooLights at Stone Zoo, visitors can meet Santa in his castle daily through December 23 (Stoneham)

27. Partake in a special brunch with Santa at Old Sturbridge Village (Sturbridge)

28. The Festival of Trees welcomes Santa to the Carriage House on various days throughout the season (Wellesley)

29. Join Santa at the Ecotarium for a reading of The Polar Express, a ride on the Explorer Express Train, hot cocoa, and cookies (Worcester)