10 best places to see Santa in Toronto this Christmas10 best places to see Santa in Toronto this Christmas

10 Best Places To See Santa In Toronto This Christmas

Here is my summary of the best places in Toronto to take your LO’ for a traditional photo with Santa.
I’m pretty sure the lines up will be crazy, so come prepared with snacks and toys.
In some of the places I mention below, you can book your time and avoid the lineup, which I believe will be a good idea.

Before you leave the house please check the link to confirm Santa dates and hours, which might be changed.

If your little one will celebrate his first Christmas this year, check out my blog post about Baby’s First Christmas

Baby’s First Christmas Gift Guide

10 best places to take a photo with Santa in Toronto – Christmas 2018

1. Eaton Centre

10 best places to see Santa in Toronto this Christmas
Screen Shot from Eaton Centre website

Dates: November 17 – December 24, 2018

Location: Trinity Square Park.

Cost: All visits with Santa are $15. Photos to be taken by parents/guardians. Assistance available from Santa’s Helpers.

Address: 220 Yonge St, Toronto, ON

You would need to register here. No long lines, no waiting for the moment of magic – simply choose a time that suits your family best

2. Yorkdale mall

Dates: November 13 – December 23, 2018

Hours:
Monday-Saturday: 10:30 am to 8:30 pm
Sunday: 11:00 am to 6:30 pm

Address: 3401 Dufferin St, Toronto, ON M6A 2T9

Santa Photo Gift Packages from $20 to $45

3. Fairview Mall

Dates: November 17- December 24, 2018

LocationSanta’s workshop will be located on the upper level near Guess.

Cost: Visit is free, photo package in additional price

Address: 1800 Sheppard Ave. East, Toronto, ON

You can register here and reserve your spot, but walkups are still available.

4. Toronto Christmas Market

10 best places to see Santa in Toronto this Christmas
Screen Shot from Toronto Christmas Market website

Dates: November 15 – December 23, 2018

Hours:
Tuesday 2 pm to 7:30 pm
Saturday 10am to 8:30pm
Sunday 10am to 7:30pm

Visitors are welcome to take their own photographs on their own device

5. Scarborough Town Centre

10 best places to see Santa in Toronto this Christmas
Screen shot from Scarborough Town website

Dates: November 12th to December 24th

Hours:
10 am to 8 pm.
Sunday 11 am to 6 pm

Address: 300 Borough Dr, Scarborough, ON M1P 4P5

6. Vaughan Mills

10 best places to see Santa in Toronto this Christmas
Screen Shot from Vaughan Mills website

Dates: November 20-December 24

Hours:
Monday-Saturday: 10 am to 8 pm
Sunday: 11 am to 6 pm

Photo packages begin at $15.00. All will be donated to the Sick Kids Foundation.

Address: 1 Bass Pro Mills Dr, Concord, ON L4K 5W4

7. Cloverdale Mall

10 best places to see Santa in Toronto this Christmas
Screen Shot from Cloverdale Mall website

Dates: November 24-December 24, 2018

Hours:
Monday to Friday: 11:00 am – 8:00 pm
Saturday: 10:00 am – 7:00 pm
Sunday: 11:00 am – 6:00 pm

Santa Photo Packages are available starting at $13 including taxes.

Address: 250 The East Mall, Toronto, ON M9B 3Y8

8. Hillcrest Mall

Dates: November 16 -December 23, 2018

Hours:
Monday-Friday 10 am to 8 pm.
Saturday and Sunday 10 am to 5 pm.

Address: 9350 Yonge St, Richmond Hill, ON L4C 5G2

Santa Photo Packages are available, starting at $16.99 including taxes.

9. Erin Mills

Dates: November 12 -December 23, 2018

Hours:
Monday-Friday: 10 am to 9 pm.
Saturday 10 am to 6 pm (During Dec till 9 pm)
Sunday 11 am till 6 pm (During Dec till 7 pm)

Address: 5100 Erin Mills Pkwy, Mississauga, ON L5M 4Z5

10. Bayview village

DatesNovember 24 -December 24, 2018

Hours:
Monday to Thursday:  12 to 6 p.m.
Friday:  12 to 7 p.m.
Saturday:  11 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Sunday:  10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

$20 gets you two 5×7″ pics and one CD

Address: 2901 Bayview Avenue

10 best places to see Santa in Toronto this Christmas
Screen Shot from Bayview Village Facebook Page

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