Santa and his elves will be all over Omaha and Council Bluffs to visit with boys and girls and share a little Holiday cheer!
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Santa’s Wonderland at Bass Pro Shop – Nov. 11 – Dec. 24, 2017, FREE
- Games, activities, crafts, and more.
- Please Note: Guests must have a Bass Pass to see Santa. Guests can pick one up, while supplies last, at the ticket depot located in Wonderland. Come early in the year as a couple weeks before Christmas they run out of passes early in the day.
Oak View Mall – Nov. 18 – Dec. 24, 2017
- Visit Santa in his village located in the Lower Level Younker’s Court.
Westroads Mall – Nov. 18 – Dec. 24, 2017
- Visit Santa in his village located in Von Maur Court.
Santa’s Magic Shows at Omaha Children’s Museum – Nov. 24 – Dec. 23, 2017, Included with regular admission
- Enchanting winter wonderland populated by friendly characters like the Snow Queen, Holly the Elf, and, of course, Santa. Included with museum admission, but requires a timed ticket due to limited seating in each show. Professional photographs available for additional cost.
Santa at Regency Court – Nov. 25 – Dec. 24, 2017
- Pictures available for purchase.
Santa Central in Countryside Village – Dec. 1 – 24, 2017
- Location: 87th & Pacific.
Santa’s Workshop at Shadow Lake Towne Center – Nov. 24 – Dec. 24, 2017
- Visit Santa at his Holiday Workshop.
Santa at Cabela’s – Saturdays, Nov. 25, Dec. 2, 9, & 16 (12 – 3 p.m.)
- Free photo with Santa.
Santa Goes to Space at SAC Aerospace Museum – Dec. 2, 2017 (10 a.m. – 2 p.m.), Included with regular admission
- Santa Claus and Star Wars (the Imperial Stormtroopers of the 501st Legion) join forces for a fun-filled family day. Young guests will have the opportunity to visit with Santa and experience Space Day. Space-related booths, free pictures with Santa and Star Wars Characters, activities, make-and take ornament, and holiday music are part of the day! Event is included in the price of admission and pre-registration is not necessary.
Core Bank Selfies with Santa – Dec. 2 & 9, 2017
- Stop by and take photos with Santa. Plus, see and pet Santa’s reindeer.
- Completely Kids food drive. Join in a food drive to help kids in the metro area.
- Dec. 2, 2017 (10 a.m. – noon), Maple Bank, 13220 Birch Dr., Omaha
- Dec. 9, 2017 (10 a.m. – noon), West Center Bank, 2545 S. 180th St., Omaha
Santa is Coming to Fremont Mall – Dec. 2 (10:30 a.m.), FREE
- Meet the firefighters of the Fremont Fire Department, see their truck, and see Santa!
Family Nights with Santa at The Durham Museum – Tuesdays, Dec. 5-19, 2017 (5-8 p.m.), Included with regular admission
- Santa and his reindeer visit the museum on Tuesday nights in December, leading up to Christmas. Museum admission applies.
Lauritzen Gardens Holiday Happening – Dec. 9 – 10, 2017 (12 – 4 p.m.), Included with regular admission
- Santa Claus will be available for pictures, and children can make creative holiday crafts to take home. Regular Garden admission applies.
Holiday Party at Go! Kids’ Gym – Dec. 14 (5:30 – 7:30 p.m.)
- Santa will be there from 6:30-7:30 p.m., make and take holiday ornaments, holiday treats, and more. Cost is $9 per child (2 and under free with sibling), free for Members.
The Santa Experience at The Wonder Nook – Dec. 16, 2017 (9 a.m. – 1 p.m.)
- Join the Greatest Adventure team for a party with Santa and Mrs Claus! Make a craft, listen to stories, dance, and have the opportunity to take your own pictures taken with Santa.
- Tickets are $5 per child in advance. If spots are still available the day of the event, tickets will be $8 at the door.
Breakfast and Dinner with Santa
Supper with Santa at the Omaha Zoo & Aquarium – Dec. 14 – 17, 2017 (6 – 8 p.m.)
- Enjoy a spaghetti dinner, cookie decorating, craft stations, story time, exploring Scott Aquarium and pictures with Santa. Cost is $18 per person for Omaha’s Henry Doorly Zoo and Aquarium members or $23 for non-members. Children 2 and under are free. Reservations are required.
Breakfast with Santa at Bravo – Dec. 16, 2017 (9 a.m.)
- Enjoy breakfast with Santa at Bravo at 9 a.m. Free pictures with Santa and crafts will be provided.
Dinner with Santa at Quaker Steak & Lube – Dec. 18, 2017 (5 – 8 p.m.)
- Kids eat for $.99 with the purchase of an entree. A photographer will be on site to take a photo of your children with Santa.
Breakfast with Santa with Papillion’s Recreation Department – Dec. 22, 2017 (9 – 11 a.m.)
- Location: Karen’s Fireside. $11/person. Registration in advance required.
More Fun to Come…
Mall of the Bluffs – TBA
- Visit with Santa at Mall of the Bluffs.
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