Take Photos At These Charlotte Santa Claus Locations

Happy holidays, everyone! It’s around this time of year when parents line up to get their children’s photo with the big man in red. You know. Santa. Figuring out where to go and what’s in your budget can take up a lot of time, so we’ve compiled a list of Charlotte Santa Claus locations for you! With opportunities ranging from free to $$, find your perfect match and get those keepsake memories.

South Park Mall
Dates: November 7th – December 24th (Hours vary by day)
Price: Starting at $24.99
Details: Fast Pass option available by reserving spot online

Northlake Mall
Dates: November 10th – December 24th
Monday – Saturday: 10 a.m. to 9 p.m.
Sunday: Noon to 6 p.m.
Price: Starting at $24.99
Details: Make a reservation using Santa’s Fast Pass

Concord Mills Mall
Dates: November 12th – December 24th (Hours vary by day)
Prices: Starting at $24.99
Details: Fast Pass option available by reserving spot online

Birkdale Village
Dates: Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays leading up the Christmas
Prices: Photo packages available for purchase
Details: No personal camera allowed

Blakeney Shopping Center
Dates: Select dates between November 17th – December 23rd
Prices: Photo packages available for purchase
Details: Paws and Claus pet photo opp. on December 8th and 15th

Charlotte Christmas Village
Dates: Friday, December 21st 12:30 p.m. to 2 p.m.
Every Saturday from 11:30 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Every Sunday from 11:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.
Prices: Free!
Details: Check out the other activities available in the village, too

Bass Pro Shop
Dates: Now – December 24th (Times vary)
Weekdays from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m.
Saturdays from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m.
Sundays from Noon to 5 p.m.
Prices: Free!
Details: Several other free activities available to children, too!

Charlotte Motor Speedway at Speedway Christmas
Dates: November 22nd – December 30th
Thursdays through Sundays from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m.
Prices: Thursdays and Sundays $25/car
Fridays and Saturdays $30/car
Pictures may cost extra
Details: Enjoy the lights, too!

Daniel Stowe Botanical Garden
Dates: December 3rd, 10th and 17th
Reserve a time between 5:30 p.m. to 8 p.m.
Prices: Packages start at $49 (Holidays at the Garden tickets also required)
Details: Photo packages delivered to Garden within 7-10 business days

North Carolina Transportation Museum
Dates: November 30th – December 2nd
December 7th – 9th, 13th – 22nd
Prices: Photo packages starting at $25 (Train tickets required; starting at $32)
Details: Experience includes ride, hot chocolate and cookies, singing and a reading of The Polar Express

Zootastic Park
Dates: Open every night from November 21st to January 1st
Sunday – Thursday from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.
Friday & Saturday from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m.
Prices: Photos available for purchase with Santa and baby kangaroos ($7 park admission is also required)
Details: Take you own photo with Santa only at no additional charge

Christmas in Davidson
Dates: November 29th, 30th and December 1st from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.
Prices: Complimentary photo and other photo packages available
Details: Located at Davidson College Presbyterian Church Congregation House

Christmasville in Rock Hill
Dates: November 30th, December 1st and 2nd
Friday: 10:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.
Saturday: 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Sunday: Noon to 4:30 p.m.
Prices: Free!
Details: Located in Santa’s Workshop at 135 E. Main Street`

Santa Visits Mt. Holly at the Grand Hall
Dates: December 6th, 7th, 13th and 14th from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m.
Prices: Free! (Bring your own cameras)
Details: Located at 400 E. Central Avenue