Here is a summary of the 10 best places to see Santa in toronto this christmas and 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. It is a good idea to wear Christmas decorations such as lapel pins that can be designed by yourself, which will make you more integrated into Christmas.
10 Best Places To See Santa In Toronto This Christmas
1. Eaton Centre
Dates: November 17 – December 24, 2023
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 12 – December 24, 2023
Monday-Saturday: 10:00 am to 8:00 pm
Sunday: 11:00 am to 7:00 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, 2023
Location: Santa’s workshop will be located on the upper level near Guess.
Cost: For a $15 fee, you’ll enjoy a delightful visit with Santa himself, along with 5 digital photos that’ll make this year’s memories last.
Address: 1800 Sheppard Ave. East, Toronto, ON
You can register here and reserve your spot, but walkups are still available.
4. Winter Wonderland Spectacular
Dates: November 24 – January 7, 2024
Location:55 Mill Street Street
Illuminarium at The Distillery District is celebrating its first year at the The Distillery Winter Village by bringing a one-of-a-kind Christmas immersive titled Winter Wonderland Spectacular for people to experience the magic of holidays.
5. Scarborough Town Centre
Dates: November 12th to December 24th, 2023
Hours:Monday to Saturday 10 am to 8 pm
Sunday 11 am to 6 pm
Address: 300 Borough Dr, Scarborough, ON M1P 4P5
Photo packages from $25 to $44. Click here for full detalis
6. Vaughan Mills
Dates: November 12-December 24, 2023
Monday – Friday 11:00am -8:00pm
Saturday: 10:00am – 8:00pm
Sunday: 12:00pm – 6:00pm
Christmas Eve: 10:00am – 3:00pm
Address: 1 Bass Pro Mills Dr, Concord, ON L4K 5W4,
Snata’s Tiny town located in the Event Court, Entry 4A
7. Cloverdale Mall
Dates: November 18-December 24, 2023
Monday to Friday
10:00 am to 7:30 pm
11:00 am to 2:20 pm | 3:00 pm to 6:00 pm
9:00 am to 12:20 pm | 1:00 pm to 4:00 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 24, 2023
Address: 9350 Yonge St, Richmond Hill, ON L4C 5G2.
Santa will be in Centre Court
Meet and greets are done on a first come, first served basis, and times are subject to change.
Hillcrest is introducing a new elegant Santa Set this year.
9. Erin Mills
Dates: November 7 -December 24, 2023
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
Reservations can be made here
10. Bayview village
Dates: November 23 -December 24, 2023
Monday to Thursday: 12 p.m. to 6 p.m.
Friday: 12 p.m. to 7 p.m.
Saturday & Sunday: 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.
- Christmas Eve (December 24): 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. (Note: We close early due to an important deadline)
$25 gets you two 5×7” pics and a digital copy emailed to you . . . enough for family and friends!
Address: 2901 Bayview Avenue
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