Monday, November 26, 2012


Santa Claus Comes to Austin ~ 2012

Are you ready to take the yearly picture with Santa Claus?  Or maybe your looking for a keepsake to embarrass the kids with years later (like the one I have above with my kiddos)??

There are many wonderful Holiday Events throughout town that Santa will be stopping by at, but are you looking for where he (or a helper or two...wink, wink) may be permanently to take pictures with?

Here's that list! And a few fun events with Santa as well!!

Barton Creek Square Mall
2901 S Capitol of Texas Hwy Austin, TX
Monday -Thursday (10 am -8 pm)
Saturday (10 am - 8:30 pm)
Sunday (noon- 6 pm)
*times vary as the season goes on
Santa is located lower level near the movie theater
December 1, 2012 - Breakfast with Santa 

The Domain
11410 Century Oaks Terrace Austin, TX
Monday -Thursday (11 am - 8 pm)
Friday - Saturday (10 am - 8 pm)
Sunday (11 am - 6 pm)
Mon-Sat Santa feeds his reindeer from 1-1:45 pm and 5-5:45 pm; Sunday from 3 - 4 pm
Santa is located in Phase 2 of the Domain - north side of Dillards, in between Maggianos & Art Nova

Highland Village
6001 Airport Blvd Austin, TX
Monday- Saturday (11 am - 8 pm) - feeding the reindeer between 3-4 pm
Sunday (12 pm - 6 pm) - feeding the reindeer between 2-3 pm
Black Friday (9 am -8 pm)
Christmas Eve (9 am - 6pm)
Pet Photos - Thursdays Dec 6, 13, & 20 6 pm - 8 pm
Santa is located on the lower level near the Center Court stairs
Storytime with Santa - Wednesday, Dec 5 & Dec 12 at noon
Bedtime Stories with Santa - Sunday, December 2 at 6 pm - children are encouraged to wear their pjs and enjoy milk & cookies

Hill Country Galleria
12700 Hill Country Blvd Bee Caves, TX
Monday - Friday (4 pm - 8 pm)
Saturday (12 pm - 8 pm)
Sunday (12 pm - 6 pm)
*Meet Santa and take your own pictures for FREE!!
Dogadillo - Pictures with your Pet - December 1 11 am -3 pm 
*a portion of the proceeds is donated to Austin Dog Alliance

Lakeline Mall
11200 Lakeline Mall Dr Cedar Park, TX
Monday -Thursday (10 am -8 pm)
Saturday (10 am - 8:30 pm)
Sunday (noon- 6 pm)
*times vary as the season goes on
Pet photos on Dec 2nd (7:30 - 8:30 pm)
Santa is located downstairs outside of Dillards
Kidgits Holiday Festivities at Lakeline Mall:
December 1, 2012: Breakfast with Santa - 8:30 am -10:00 am Food Court

There are also a number of fun events that feature time with Santa Claus (and picture time as well) across town in December:

Operation Green Santa Carnival
Sunday, December 2, 2012 
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Camp Mabry
Toy Drive benefitting local military families
Features a toy run, kids carnival, inflatables, live music, and Santa
Bring a toy to donate

Noel at Neill-Cochran House
Sunday, December 2, 2012 
2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Neill-Cochran House
3210 San Gabrial Street Austin, TX
Visit with a traditional 19th-Century German Father Christmas
Free photo opportunities with Father Christmas
Professional Carolers and Crafts for kids
$10/adults $5/children

Teddy Bear Teas
Four Seasons Hotel Austin
98 San Jacinto Blvd Austin, TX
December 1, 2, 8, 9, 15, 16, 22, & 23, 2012
2:00, 2:15, and 2:30 pm seatings
Guests of all ages are invited to get all gussied up for this Four Seasons Hotel Austin tradition, featuring tea service, holiday caroling and a fireside reading of 'Twas the Night Before Christmas by Santa himself! 
$40 for adults; $30 for children 11 and under.
Reservations are required and may be made by calling TRIO at (512) 685-8300.

Gingerbread Village Open Houses
December 3, 4, & 5 2012 
5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
98 San Jacinto Blvd Austin, TX
Check out the "Eclectic Austin" themed gingerbread houses with the pastry chefs who created them 
Santa stops by for photos and visiting

Photos with Santa at Frost
Saturday, December 8, 2012
10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Frost Bank Mueller Financial Center
1200 Barbara Jordan Blvd Austin, TX
Frost Bank Cedar Park Financial Center
1405 E Whitestone Blvd. Cedar Park, TX
Great photo opportunity in a beautiful downtown building

1 comment:

MiMi said...

hehehe!!! love baby screaming/santa pic! LOL