Santa Claus is Coming to San Antonio!

If your family enjoys a visit with Santa Claus during the holiday season, now is the time to check our list twice to see where you can find the Jolly Ol’ Man in 2021! Did we miss a location? Leave the information about your go-to St. Nick in the comments below!

MALLS AND SHOPPING CENTERS

Contactless Country Christmas at Traders Village
9333 SW Loop 410  | 210.623.8383
Weekends through December 19, 1:00–5:00 p.m.
Admission is FREE and parking is only $5.00.
“Traders Village continues the Magic Of Santa and Christmas with a ‘Country Christmas.’ Santa & Mrs. Claus will be on the stage (over six feet away). Kids will come in and sit in the special Santa Bench and tell Santa everything they want, then they will sit on the hay in front of the stage for a very special photo. If you are comfortable with your children sitting on Santa’s lap, that is allowable. Santa & Mrs. Claus have both been vaccinated.”

Photo packages start at $10 for a 4×6 photo or you may take your own phone/camera.

Quarry Market Santa
255 E. Basse Rd. | 210.757.3738
Open daily, November 26–December 24, 2021
Free admission
Photos with Santa are located behind Golds Gym at the end of the breezeway between the gym and the theatre, facing Flemings. Walk-ups are taken between appointment times. Ten-minute slots can be booked here.

Santa Magic at North Star Mall
7400 San Pedro Ave.
Open daily, November 26–December 24, 2021
Free admission
“We encourage pre-booking your Santa Magic photo experience. Walk-up visits are available as space permits at participating locations. The health and wellbeing of our staff, Santa, and guests is top priority. Learn more about your Santa Magic photo experience.” 
Three fur friend days are available for booking!

Santa Magic at Ingram Park Mall
6301 NW LOOP 410
Open daily through December 24, 2021
Free admission
Photos with Santa are located on the Lower Level, JCPenney Court and can be scheduled here.

Santa Magic at Rolling Oaks Mall
6909 N Loop 1604 E | 210.651.5601
Open daily through December 24, 2021
Free admission
“We encourage pre-booking your Santa Magic photo experience. Walk-up visits are available as space permits at participating locations. The health and wellbeing of our staff, Santa, and guests is top priority. Learn more about your Santa Magic photo experience.”

Santa Magic at the Shops at La Cantera
15900 La Cantera Pkwy., Suite 6698
Open daily through December 24, 2021
Free admission
Located at Center Court near Warby Parker. “We encourage pre-booking your Santa Magic photo experience. Walk-up visits are available as space permits at participating locations. The health and wellbeing of our staff, Santa, and guests is top priority. Learn more about your Santa Magic photo experience.” Fur friend slots are available for booking!

Santa’s Wonderland at Bass Pro Shop
17907 IH-10 West, San Antonio, TX 78257 | 210.253.8800
Open daily through December 24, 2021
Reservations required. Families who visit Santa receive a free 4×6 studio-quality photo, as well as a free digital video greeting card to share on social media. “During your visit, families can mail their letter to Santa and receive free giveaways while supplies last. Families can also enjoy the amazing aquariums and wildlife displays found in every Bass Pro Shop.”

HOLIDAY EXPERIENCES

BRISCOE’S COWBOY CHRISTMAS
210 W. Market Street | 210.299.4499
December 5, 2021 10:00 A.M.- 2:00 P.M.
$12 General Admission; $6 Active Duty Military Dependents; $10 Seniors (65+ years), Retired/Veteran Military* | Students (13-18 years) & College Students* and Children 12 & under are FREE!
“Cowboy Christmas features a day of family fun exploring the museum with holiday crafts, hot cocoa and cookies. A special 12 Days of Christmas scavenger hunt will lead you through the Briscoe’s fantastic collection and there will be Christmas crafts and coloring sheets to enjoy onsite or take home. And of course, a stroll through the museum’s McNutt Sculpture Garden is the perfect path to enjoy the River Walk and all of its holiday beauty.”

Old West Christmas Light Fest at Enchanted Springs Ranch
242 State Hwy 46 W, Boerne, Texas 78006 | 830.249.8222
Open daily through Christmas Eve
Admission is $15 per person, six years or older, with a discount for Military/First Responders.
Ticket includes onsite parking and event admission to Old West Christmas Light Fest for one night. “Our holiday experience includes a light show, laser tag in the lights, mechanical bull rides, Santa’s Holly Jolly Herd of longhorns, live music, food, and straight from the North Pole, Santa Claus himself! Brimming with activities and fun, our Old West town is the perfect way to make lasting memories this holiday season.”

Santa’s Railroad Wonderland at the Texas Transportation Museum
11731 Wetmore Rd. | 210.490.3554
December 4, 5, 11, 12, 18, & 19 from 6:00–9:00 p.m.
Adults $12; Kids (4–12) $10; Kids (Under 4) Free; Groups (20+) $8 Each—Free Parking
“Santa’s Railroad Wonderland is an extravaganza of Christmas joy including train rides. We decorate every area of our museum, from the historic depot, the trains, the garden railroad, our four other scale model railroad layouts and everything else in between. Grab some hot chocolate and take a stroll. Santa will be making visits from the North Pole and will be available for photos. We are predicting snow this year as well.”

A Wonderland Christmas at Morgan’s Wonderland
5223 David Edwards Dr. | 210.495.5888
Select evenings through December 23, 2021 from 4:00–9:00 p.m.
Adults $19; Children $13; FREE for guests with Special Needs
During the holiday season, Morgan’s Wonderland transforms into a winter wonderland with holiday shows, Christmas light displays, pictures with Santa, and more! Guests can enjoy hot cocoa and warm cookies as they explore the park and enjoy their favorite rides and attractions.”

Holiday in the Park at Six Flags Fiesta Texas
17000 IH-10 West | 210.697.5050
Select times through January 2, 2022
Ticket pricing starts at $29.99
Millions of magical lights are illuminated throughout the park each night. Guests frolic through themed holiday zones that are blanketed with the décor of the season, falling snow, and surprises around every corner. Little elves share their wish lists and take photos with Santa Claus before his big journey around the world.”

SeaWorld’s Christmas Celebration
10500 SeaWorld Dr. | 210.523.3000
Select times through January 2, 2022
Ticket pricing starts at $45.99
“SeaWorld San Antonio is decking out the halls for the BIGGEST Christmas celebration in Texas, an extraordinary holiday event. This wintery, watery wonderland features Christmas shows, festive foods, Santa Claus, the largest Christmas light display in Texas and so much more!”
Christmas at the Caverns
26495 Natural Bridge Caverns Rd. | 210.651.6101
December 4, 5, 11, 12, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, & 23
Buy ahead online and save on tickets: Adults $19.99 and Children $14.99. Add Caroling in the Caverns for just $15 per adult and $11 per child. Add Twisted Trails for just $15 per adult and $11 per child. Add skating for just $3.99 onsite or BUY NOW and add for $2.99 per ticket.

Bring the kids for storytime with Santa. ‘Spelunker’ Claus will be on hand for photos and to read Christmas stories to the children. Visit and take your own photos. Included in your Christmas admission ticket.”

Want to experience the 2021 sights and sounds of the season? Find out about San Antonio Fall and Winter activities here, and where to find holiday lights in SA here.