Places to see Santa in Hampton Roads | 2018

If you’re on the nice list, or working hard to get back on the nice list, a chat with Santa is in order and there are many places to find him all season long around Hampton Roads.

If your little has special needs and wants to see a Calming, Sensitive Santas are available around the area as well.

And don’t forget the camera! Some places charge a sitting fee and sell you professional photos but some are free, provided you bring your own camera to capture the memories.

Make sure to click the links or call ahead to get more information about each one!


Nov. 23 – Dec. 24Chesapeake Square Mall | Hours vary, click here for full schedule 

Nov. 10 – Dec. 24Greenbrier Mall | Monday – Saturday: 10 a.m. – 9 p.m., Sunday: Noon – 5:30 p.m.


Nov. 11 – Dec. 24 | Bass Pro Shop | Hours vary

Newport News

Nov. 10 – Dec. 24 | Patrick Henry Mall | Mondays through Saturdays, 10 a.m. to 8 p.m., Sundays 12 p.m. to 6 p.m., Christmas Eve 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Be sure to check when Santa’s break times are! 


Nov. 10 – Dec. 24MacArthur Mall | Hours vary per date.

Dec. 3 – Dec. 6 | Norfolk Botantical Garden| 4 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. each day


Nov. 23 – Dec. 23, select dates | Portsmouth Arts and Cultural Center | Check their calendar for specific dates and times

Dec. 1 | Santa House of Midtown Portsmouth | Opening day Dec. 1 from 1 p.m. to 7 p.m.

Virginia Beach

Now – Dec. 24Lynnhaven Mall | Monday – Saturday: 11 a.m. – 8 p.m., Sunday: 12 p.m. – 6 p.m. Please note special hours on specific dates.

Dec. 8 | Cookies and Crafts with Santa at Pembroke Mall | 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Starts Dec. 1, Dates vary | Scuba Santa and Sundays with Santa at the Virginia Aquarium | Times vary.


Nov. 17 – Jan. 5 | Christmas Town at Busch Gardens | Click here for ticket information and schedules

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