Open until 7:00 PM

Regular Hours

  • Monday - Wednesday11:00 AM - 7:00 PM
  • Thursday - Saturday11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
  • Sunday11:00 AM - 6:00 PM


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Santa is Coming to Town!

Galleria at Crystal Run is welcoming Santa Claus back to the shopping center this holiday season at his temporary home on the lower level in JC Penney Court. Families, and even pets are invited by the jolly and joyous gift-giver to whisper their Christmas to Santa Claus starting on Black Friday, November 26th until Christmas Eve, Friday, December 24th.Visit Santa CTA Button copy

There will be plenty of fun and magic, as well as a focus on health and safety.  Reservations are strongly encouraged for all guests, with walk-up visits available as space allows throughout the day. Photo packages start at $39.99, see pricing details below.

Want to skip the line? Sign up and reserve your special time to receive a fast pass! Reserve your spot HERE

Santa Set 2021 Dates & Hours

Special Hours & Events:


Pet Photo Night – 12/13 5:00pm – 7:00pm – Reserve Spot Here.


Santa Cares Events Sensory Friendly Event– Sunday, 12/5 10:30am – 11:30am- RSVP here.

*Sensory friendly event where children and families with special needs can visit Santa in a controlled and intimate environment with low lighting and no music.


Photo Pricing:

2021 Santa Photo Package Pricing


Santa FAQ
What do I bring?

Smiles, Sunday-Best, and your Christmas wish-list! He knows if you’ve been good or not! All you need to make the most of your visit is yourself and a little holiday magic!

Where is Santa?  

Our North Pole living room can be found on the lower level in JC Penney Court. The easiest parking access is through the main entrance. near Target or Main entrance near AMC Theatres.

When is Santa busy?

Santa needs to take breaks every once in a while to feed the reindeer and keep them happy. Signs will be posted when Santa goes to feed the reindeer with the appropriate return time. Reindeer usually get fed between 2:00pm and 4:00pm.