Where to see Santa in Edmonton 2023
Looking to meet Santa in Edmonton? Wondering where in Edmonton you can get great Santa photos? Keep scrolling for the Edmonton Playgrounds list of places to see Santa in Edmonton!
Santa Photos 2023
Santa Photos – November 13 to December 24, 2023 – photos available for purchase, plus enjoy giveaways and mail your Santa letters onsite!
2 Edmonton locations – 15320-37 Street NW and 6150 Currents Drive NW, Edmonton
Pre-registration is required for Santa’s arrival event, which also includes an invitation to visit Grinch’s Craft Corner!
Londonderry Mall, 137 Avenue & 66 Street NW, Edmonton
St. Albert Centre, 375 St. Albert Trail, St. Albert
Southgate Centre, 5015- 111 Street NW, Edmonton
Skate with Santa and other characters at the Ice Palace from 10:10am to 11:30am, then see Santa parade by Train to Galaxyland and on to the North Pole Palace! Santa photos are available until Dec 24, and every photo booking comes with 2 mini attraction passes and a cotton candy treat!
West Edmonton Mall, 8882 – 170 Street NW, Edmonton
- Kingsway Mall – Santa arrives via the Kingsway District Association Holiday Parade on Saturday, November 18, 2023 at 7pm
Kingsway Mall, 109 Street and Kingsway NW, Edmonton
Sherwood Park Mall, 2020 Sherwood Drive, Sherwood Park
Santa arrives on November 25 in a celebration that will include crafts, performances and special visits from Ice Queen and Spidey!
Bonnie Doon Centre, 8330-82 Avenue, Edmonton
- Mill Woods Town Centre – Santa arrives with an indoor parade on Saturday, November 25, 2023 – 11:30am
Santa photos will be available at Mill Woods Town Centre starting at 12pm on November 25 through December 24.
Mill Woods Town Centre, 2331-66 Street NW, Edmonton
Santa will be available at Glow on select dates and times from December 1 to 24, 2023.
Edmonton EXPO Centre, 7515 – 118 Avenue NW, Edmonton
- Muttart Conservatory – December 3, 16 & 17 (12:30pm-3:30pm) and December 7 & 14 (4:30pm-7:30pm)
Muttart Conservatory, 9626-96a Street, Edmonton
Santa Events 2023
- Holiday Market at River Cree Resort & Casino – Fri, Nov 17 & Sat, Nov 18 – 3pm-7pm; Sun, Nov 19 – 12pm-4pm
Admission is by donation to the three-day Holiday Market and Santa photos are being offered for FREE during the above hours!
River Cree Resort and Casino, 300 East Lapotak Blvd, Enoch, Alberta
- Martin Deerline Green Christmas – Sat, Nov 18, 2023 – 9am-2pm
Bring a donation for Edmonton’s Food Bank or Santas Anonymous to enjoy a photo with Santa on a John Deere Tractor! Pre-registration is required.
Martin Deerline South, 4631 – 51 Avenue, Edmonton or Martin Deerline West, 17104 – 118 Avenue, Edmonton
Treats, crafts, face painting, glitter tattoos and more! Santa and the Grinch will be on hand for photos. This event is in support of the Zebra Child and Youth Advocacy Centre and donations of new toys and PJs are being accepted, as well as monetary donations.
Classic Gardens Ellerslie, 10008 – 6 Avenue SW, Edmonton
- A Holly Jolly Holiday with Santa at Salisbury Greenhouses – Sat, Nov 25 (Sherwood Park) and Sun, Nov 26 (St. Albert) – 11:30am-3pm
Visit the greenhouse locations for Breakfast with Santa, photos, letters, scavenger hunts, music, glitter tattoos and even a visit from the Grinch!
Nov 25 – Salisbury Greenhouse, 52337 Range Road 232, Sherwood Park
Nov 26 – Salisbury at Enjoy, 101 Riel Drive, St. Albert
- Breakfast with Santa and Winter Wonderland at Prairie Gardens and Adventure Farm– Nov 25, 26, Dec 1, 10 & 16, 2023 – 10am-2pm
Farm-to-table breakfast, photos with Santa, stories with Mrs. Claus and much more!
Prairie Gardens and Adventure Farm, 56311 Lily Lake Road, Bon Accord
- Santa’s Hollyday Blitz – Nov 25 & 26, 2023 – 10am-4pm Saturday, 11am-4pm Sunday
Enjoy a holiday wagon ride around the Stony Plain Heritage Grounds! Rides are free with the donation of a new toy or non-perishable food item for the Stony Plain Kinsmen & Spruce Grove Kinette’s Christmas Hamper program. There is also a market and Santa photos inside the Heritage Pavillion.
Stony Plain Heritage Pavillion, 5100 – 41 Avenue, Stony Plain
Enjoy a delicious breakfast, holiday fun activities, and photos with Santa! Don’t forget to bring letters to mail to Santa!
Edmonton Convention Centre, 9797 Jasper Avenue, Edmonton
- Edmonton Christmas Market – Thu, Nov 30 to Sun, Dec 17 – Thu 3pm-9pm; Fri 3pm-10pm; Sat 12pm-10pm; Sun 12pm-8pm
Seeing Santa will be just part of the fun at the Edmonton Christmas Market at Fort Edmonton Park! Enjoy entertainment, light displays, ice carvings, wagon rides, trolley rides, carousel rides, the market and more!
Fort Edmonton Park, 7000 – 143 Street NW, Edmonton
This brand-new downtown holiday festival is full of family fun, including roving Santas as well as photos with Santa at Rocky Mountain Ice House!
104 Street north of Jasper Avenue, Edmonton
Enjoy hay rides, a marshmallow roast, cookie decorating, crafts, face painting and a visit from Santa! Loonie and Twonie activities.
Greenland Garden Centre, 23108 Highway 16, Sherwood Park
At just $10 for adults and $5 for kids (IKEA Family Member price), this has to be one of the best deals around for Breakfast with Santa in Edmonton! Enjoy the meal and a photo with the big guy! But you have to purchase your tickets in-store at the restaurant!
IKEA Edmonton, 1311 – 102 Street NW, Edmonton
- Santa Claus visits The Colour Spectrum – Saturday, December 23, 2023 – 11:30am-1:15pm and 1:45pm-3:30pm
Join the fun at The Colour Spectrum, an inclusive art studio and take in their Christmas party! Guests will get to play and create at The Colour Spectrum, plus get a mini cookie decorating kit and a chance to meet Santa and pose for a photo!
The Colour Spectrum, 847 Saddleback Road NW, Edmonton
Edmonton Playground will continue adding Edmonton Santa Photos and events to this list as information becomes available!