Where to see Santa in Edmonton 2023

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!

Edmonton Playgrounds shares a list of where to see Santa in Edmonton.
Use our list to find out where to see Santa in Edmonton for 2023! Pictured is a past setup at the Personal Santa at WEM. Photo by Edmonton Playgrounds.

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

Visit Santa by Dec 6 to be entered to win hockey tickets. Special events include Food Bank Mondays, Storytime with Santa and Sensory Friendly Santa!

St. Albert Centre, 375 St. Albert Trail, St. Albert

Santa Photos – November 18 to December 24, 2023 – See daily photo hours HERE

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

Santa Photos will be available from November 19 to December 24, 2023. Sensitive Santa available December 3 & 10 by appointment. Santa Paws pet photos available Tuesday evenings.

Kingsway Mall, 109 Street and Kingsway NW, Edmonton

Santa photos available November 24 to December 24, 2023. You can also book a Sensory Santa experience, pet photos with Santa and Storytimes!

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

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

  • GlowDecember 1 to 24, 2023

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

Bring your own camera to snap photos with Santa in the beautiful Rockin’ Around the Christmas Tree feature pyramid at Muttart Conservatory! .

Muttart Conservatory, 9626-96a Street, Edmonton

Santa Events 2023

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

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

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

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

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

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

  • WintervalFri, Dec 1 and Sat, Dec 2, 2023 – 4pm-10pm

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

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!

Edmonton Playgrounds Holiday Light-ups and Santa Parades

Don’t miss the Edmonton Playgrounds list of Holiday Light-Ups and Santa Parades for 2023!

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