Visit Santa in Omaha and Council Bluffs!


Santa and his elves will be all over Omaha and Council Bluffs to visit with boys and girls and share a little Holiday cheer!  It is always a good idea to verify with the business before visiting.

Find Upcoming Free Events Here, plus all of these events and more in the Event Calendar!

Bass Pro Shop

Free Photo with Santa, November 10 through December 24.  Select your store for schedule.  See Council Bluffs schedule of events here.


Free Pictures with Santa 12/8-12/9, 12/15-12/16 (10am-4pm).  You will receive one free photo per family. Also, feel free to take your own picture with your own camera.

Mall of the Bluffs

November 17 – December 24.  Photo packages available.  Mall of the Bluffs is offering a special photo offer through December 14th here.


After Thanksgiving, he will be here every Saturday and Sunday from 12-4pm, and every Tuesday evening from 4-8pm.

Oak View Mall

Visit Santa in his village located on the lower level Younkers wing through December 24th.  Hours: Mon-Sat 10am-8pm (Lunch Break 1pm-2pm. Dinner Break 5:15pm-6pm).  Sunday 11am-6pm (Break 2:30pm-3:30pm).  Christmas Eve, December 24 (Closing at 5pm).  Photo packages available.  Oak View is offering a special photo offer through December 14th here.

Santa’s Magic at the Omaha Children’s Museum

Enjoy a holiday light show with the Snow Queen November 23 – December 23.  Then, Santa arrives in grand fashion by coming out of a chimney and greeting each child by name to hear their holiday wishes.  Show times are Tuesday – Friday: 10:30 am, 11:30 am, 1:30 pm, and 2:30 pm.  Additional show at 3:30 pm on Saturday and Sunday. Santa’s Magic is included with regular paid admission to the museum.  (Enter to win tickets now!)

Shadow Lake Towne Center

Santa Claus will be in November 23-December 9 (Thursday-Sunday ONLY – 1- 6 pm), December 10-17 (Daily – 1-6 pm), December 18-23 (Daily – 10 am-6pm), and December 24 (10am-2pm).  Santa’s Workshop will be a few doors down from Wheatfields.  Photo packages available.  Special Black Friday Offer: $4 off purchase of family photo CD (valid Nov. 23-25).

Westroads Mall

November 17 – December 24.  Photo packages available.  Westroads is offering a special photo offer through December 14th here.

Village Pointe

Enjoy many free activities and get-togethers with Santa throughout the holiday season including Story Time with Santa & Friends, Merry Movie with Santa, and Complimentary horse and carriage rides.

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