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Where to meet Santa Claus in Orlando before he returns to the North Pole!

With only a few days until Santa delivers toys to children around the word, you don't have much more time to visit to Santa, and to make sure you're on the nice list!

Where to meet Santa Claus in Orlando before he returns to the North Pole!

We've put together a nice list of everywhere here in Orlando that you can visit Santa, and don't worry we've checked the list twice!


The holidays are a magical time to visit the theme parks here in Orlando, and best of all they don't close during the holidays, allowing you to meet Santa, and give him you list!!

meet santa in walt Disney world

Walt Disney World

Now - December 31, 2023

Find Santa at all four Walt Disney World Theme Parks: Magic Kingdom, EPCOT, Disney’s Hollywood Studios, and Disney’s Animal Kingdom.

Plus you can meet a tropical dressed Santa at Disney’s Blizzard Beach Water Park.

Outside of the theme parks, you can meet Santa at Disney Springs too, and you won't need park admission to meet him here, although an online reservation is required.

Universal ORLANDO Grinchmas The Grinch

Universal Orlando Resort

Now - December 31, 2023

Although you can't actually meet Santa at Universal Orlando Resort, you can see Santa headline Universal's Holiday Parade featuring Macy’s at Universal Studios Florida, and watch as he lights the park’s Christmas tree during the parade’s finale every night.

You can however meet The Grinch though at Islands Of Adventure, and trust us you HAVE to meet The Grinch, it's a unique and fun experience for all the family, and at Universal Studios Florida, you can meet Universal's unique holiday character Earl The Squirrel!

Santa SeaWorld Orlando

SeaWorld Orlando

Now - December 31, 2023

SeaWorld Orlando go all in on Christmas celebrations and the kids can share wishes and dreams with Santa Claus while making sure they are on the nice list!

 LEGO Santa, LEGO Gingerbread LEGOLAND Florida Christmas


Now - December 31, 2023

At LEGOLAND Florida enjoy a brick-macular Christmas! Here you can meet LEGO Santa, and discover a giant LEGO Christmas tree, unforgettable seasonal shows, holiday characters, special treats, LEGO activities, twinkling lights and more.

Busch Gardens Tampa Santa

Busch Gardens Tampa Bay

Now to January 4, 2024

Celebrate the holidays with animal encounters, thrilling rides, holiday inspired culinary delights and festive shows like Christmas on Ice.

Plus, the entire family will enjoy heart warming moments with Santa and Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer!

Bass Pro Shops Santa’s Workshop
Now – December 24, 2023

Experience the magic of Christmas at Santa’s Wonderland at Bass Pro Shops on International Drive.

Santa at Wall Crawl Orlando

Wall Crawl Orlando
Now - December 22, 2023

Enjoy a one-hour semi-private experience with Santa, complete with songs, stories and professional photo packages. Wall Crawl has 20-plus holiday-themed backdrops, cheerful props and optional professional photo packages to make your Christmas photos pop.

Christmas & Holiday Events Happening In Orlando ICON PARK SANTA WORKSHOP EXPERIENCE

Santa's Workshop At ICON Park
Now - Dec. 26, 2023

The entire family can enjoy The Santa Workshop Experience at I-Drive's entertainment destination ICON Park, which has been magically transformed into a winter wonderland, where families can partake in the annual tradition of taking holiday pictures together and the kiddos can meet the main man in person, Santa Claus!.

Each child that participates in The Santa Workshop Experience will even receive a free ride on the new Carousel on The Promenade, and they’ll also be provided a complimentary ride on The Wheel in a holiday-decorated capsule and access to the VIP no-wait line.

Santa Photo Experience at The Mall At Millenia

Santa Photo Experience at The Mall At Millenia
Now - December 24, 2023

The Magic of Santa is Back! Celebrate the holiday season with The Mall At Millenia once again as they present their classic Santa Photo Experience.

Meet Santa at The Florida Mall

Meet Santa at The Florida Mall
Now - December 24, 2023

Bring your family, friends and even pets to meet Santa at The Florida Mall. Reservations are highly recommended for all Santa experiences, and you can even receive a free phone call from Santa when you book online.

Pictures with Santa at Altamonte Mall

Pictures with Santa at Altamonte Mall
Now - December 24, 2023

Taking photos with Santa is the perfect way to create lasting memories for the holidays. Get into the festive spirit by making a trip to visit the big guy at Altamonte Mall!

Pictures with Santa at The Oviedo Mall

Oviedo Mall Santa Photos
Now - December 24, 2023

The magic of the holidays is at the Oviedo Mall, and Santa Claus is closer than you think. Bring your family for professional photos with Santa. Make a reservation now

Santa and mrs Claus Lake Nona Oh, What Fun!

Now - December 24, 2023

Enjoy Christmas Tales with Santa and Mrs. Claus at Oh, What Fun! holiday festival in Lake Nona Town Center. This magical annual event also features nightly snowfall, live entertainment, specialty treats and more to make your season bright.

Meet Santa At Gaylord Palms Orlando

Now - Jan. 3, 2024

You’ve made your list, now check it twice and head to the North Pole to deliver it in person. Meet Santa at his Alpine Village, then explore a winter wonderland at ICE at Gaylord Palms.


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