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Santa Sightings in Delaware County

Find out where Santa is in Delaware County this 2022 Holiday Season! 

*This list is subject to update so keep checking in for new locations! 

Polaris Fashion Place – 

Photos with Santa

November 11th-December 24th

Photo Hours:

– Monday-Saturday 11am-7pm (Cookie Break 2-3pm)

– Sundays 12-6pm (Cookie Break 2:30-3pm)

– Christmas Eve 9am-5pm (Cookie Break 1-2pm)

Sensitive Santa

December 4th & December 11th 10am-11:30am

There will be a variety of sensory friendly activities for everyone to enjoy while meeting Santa before the hustle and bustle of regular mall hours.

Cookies & Claus

While visiting Santa on Tuesday, December 6th from 5-6:30 pm, we invite you to decorate cookies with us! Pick a cookie and create your own holiday design with icing, sprinkles and more! Then, enjoy your tasty treat!

Santa’s Stories

Bring the kids to a special story time with Santa’s friends! We’ll read a classic holiday story, enjoy a tasty snack and create a holiday craft. Plus, each child can take home a free holiday book! While supplies last. Join us on Dec. 15th for Santa’s Stories from 6-7pm.

Oak & Brazen Wine Co. – Breakfast with Santa

December 4th or 11th 9am-12pm

Pick your date and time and reserve your space! Breakfast with Santa involves: a continental breakfast with various pastries, fruit, milk, juice, etc. and adult beverages available for purchase! Each child will receive an activity to enjoy while eating as well. Along with Santa being in the winery to come around to say hello and take pictures.

City of Powell – Holidays in Powell 

Santa Claus is coming to town on Saturday, December 3rd, from 12-5:15pm in the East Room of the City of Powell’s Municipal Building, 47 Hall St.!

Pre-registration for Santa visits is REQUIRED at (Registration for Powell residents opens on Monday, November 7. If spots are still available, registration will open to non-residents on Monday, November 21.)

Beanbag Books – Storytime with Santa

December 10th 4pm & 5pm

Santa is taking a break from his busy work at the North Pole to visit Beanbag Books!

He will read a couple of adorable snowy picture books at two storytimes; the first at 4:00 pm and the second at 5:00 pm.

Santa will be available for pictures and chats between and after storytimes!

The books read during storytimes are aimed at kiddos 3-7 years old, but folks of all ages are welcome!

Columbus Zoo and Aquarium – Sensory Friendly Santa Experience

November 15th 5:30-8:30pm & December 11th 12-4pm

$5 per group. Advanced registration is required. Admission for this experience is not required.

Guests with sensory needs and their families will enjoy a visit with Santa in a less stimulating environment with reduced sounds, decreased visual stimulation and controlled capacity.

This event will take place at The Suzie Edwards Education Classroom Building located just outside of the Zoo’s entrance.

Oakland Nursery – Santa’s Visit

November 26 – December 18

Santa will be on location Saturdays & Sundays from 12 noon – 3:30 pm starting Saturday, November 26th – December 11th. Other weekend events & guests including live music, caricature & balloon artists, and face painting. Please call the store for more details.

Delaware Welcome Center – Photos with Santa

Photos with Santa Claus at the Delaware Welcome Center are now available to book on our website ->>

Walk-in Visits with Santa take place on:
Friday, December 2 from 7 to 9 p.m. Home for the Holidays (Delaware First Friday)
Friday, December 9 and 16 from 5 to 6 p.m.
Saturday, December 3, 10 and 17 from 12 to 1 p.m.

Walk-in photos are on a first come, first serve basis and we may have to cut off the line. Please be prepared to pay the $10 cost, which includes 1 print and digital copy of photo. Payments are non-refundable and will be considered a donation to Main Street Delaware.

Stockhands for Horse Healing – Deck the Stalls

Admission is $5 per child, 2yrs old and under free!
• Date: Saturday, December 3rd, 2022, 11am to 3pm
• There are four, one hour sessions, 11am, 12pm, 1pm and 2pm
• Photo with Santa are $5 (free to active military families)
• Pony rides (obstacle course) for children are $5
• Concessions for sale, handcrafted artwork for sale
Register in advance via Eventbrite!

Old Dog Alehouse – Pet Photos with Santa and the Grinch

December 4th bring your favorite pets and children and join us on the patio for pictures with Santa from noon to 2pm, and the Grinch 2-4pm. We are joining with Humane society of Delaware county for donations!

Reclaimology – Grinchmas

Straight from Whoville the Grinch will join us at Reclaimology December 3, 2022 from 12-5.

This event is free!! Come take photos with the Grinch and enjoy snacks and refreshments. Great sales and giveaways! Bring an unwrapped toy and be entered to win a gift basket. Toys will be donated to children and families in need!

Sambuca’s Country Market and Greenhouse – Christmas Festival

December 3rd 11 a.m. – 3 p.m. Join us in celebrating this bountiful season! Come visit with Santa, sip on hot cocoa and nibble on some cookies. Shop our huge selection of Fresh cut Fraser Fur Christmas Trees (6-13ft), fresh greenery, decorated grave blankets, exquisite mantle pieces, and one of a kind handcrafted decor. Also, make sure you peak inside our market for delectable gifts for everyone. Dazzling array of candy- (great for stocking stuffers.) For those with more of a refined taste- create your own gift box with our savory cheeses and decadent meat selections. Can’t wait to celebrate.

Cabela’s – Santa’s Wonderland

November 5 – December 24

Make your reservation:



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