Santa Sightings

This page lists places to see Santa in the Raleigh, North Carolina area.
Kids Raleigh: Santa - Fun 4 Raleigh Kids
11/06 - 12/24/2021 Santa's Wonderland Continues In-Person at Bass Pro Shops

Santa will be cruising into Raleigh this Saturday, November 6 to officially kick off Santa’s Wonderl ...

November 6 - December 24, 2021
Hours: See website for details
801 Bass Pro Lane, Cary, NC, 27513
11/06 - 12/24/2021 Santa’s Wonderland Continues In-Person at Cabela’s

Santa will be cruising into Raleigh this Saturday, November 6 to officially kick off Santa’s Wonderl ...

November 6 - December 24, 2021
Hours: See website for details
201 Cabela Drive, Garner, NC, 27529
11/13 - 12/24/2021 Photos with Santa at Crabtree Valley Mall

Santa will waiting to hear your child’s wish list and to pose for photos. This year, will be a setup ...

November 13 - December 24, 2021
Hours: See website for details
See website for details
Crabtree Valley Mall, 4325 Glenwood Avenue, Raleigh, NC, 27612
11/15 - 12/24/2021 Virtual Claus

How It Works… Reserve an 8 minute (or more) time slot that works best for you and tell Santa abou ...

$25 and up
11/18 - 12/08/2021 Marketplace Nights in the Village

Santa Claus is coming to the Village & he’s bringing a snow globe with him! Enjoy hot cocoa while yo ...

November 18, December 1 & 8, 2021
Hours: 3:00 - 7:00pm
Village District, 2034 Cameron St, Raleigh, NC, 27605
11/19 - 12/24/2021 Santa at Triangle Town Center

Santa will be at Triangle Town Center! See website for times and other details.

November 19 - December 24, 2021
Hours: See website for details
See website for details
5959 Triangle Town Blvd, Raleigh, NC, 27616
11/19-12/11/2021 Merry Moore Market

We are taking over Moore Square this holiday season!! Join us for 4 weekends of holiday fun. - shop ...

November 19-20, 26-27, December 3-4, 10-11, 2021
Hours: 5:00 - 9:00pm
Free admission
Moore Square, 200 N Blount St, Raleigh, NC, 27601
11/20 - 12/24/2021 Letters to Santa at Lafayette Village

If your littles want to write a letter to Santa, you can bring it here and drop it in the Letters To ...

November 20 - December 19, 2021
Hours: All day
Lafayette Village, 8450 Honeycutt Rd, Raleigh, NC, 27615
11/22 - 12/12/2021 Letters to Santa at Holly Springs Town Hall

Does your child have a special Christmas wish that they’re hoping reaches Santa in time? Kids can el ...

November 22 - December 12, 2021
Hours: All day
128 S Main St, Holly Springs, NC, 27540
11/22-12/12/2021 Letters to Santa at the Old Library Site in Cary

We've made special arrangements for the old library site to be a drop-off site for letters to Santa ...

November 22 - December 12, 2021
Hours: All day
Old Library Site, 310 S. Academy St, Cary, NC, 27502
11/26 - 01/01/2022  Piper Lights

Here is everything you need to know about visiting our family’s drive-thru only light display. Pleas ...

November 26, 2021 - January 1 2022
Hours: Sunday-Thursday from 5:30-9pm, Friday and Saturday from...
Admission is always free, donations appreciated
5725 Fixit Shop Road, Wake Forest, NC, 27587
11/26 - 12/19/2021 Christmas with the Kringles at Millstone Creek Orchards

Santa and Mrs. Claus are very excited to meet all the little boys and girls, and they have made a sp ...

November 26 - December 19, 2021
Hours: Times vary, see website for details
$17.95 + $1.50 fee per person, tickets required for 2 a...
Millstone Creek Orchards, 506 Parks Crossroads Church Rd., Ramseur, NC, 27316
11/26 - 12/23/2021 Naylor Family Farm - Christmas On The Farm


Various dates November 26-December 23, 2021
Hours: 5:00 - 9:00pm
6016 US 401 North, Fuquay Varina, NC, 27526
11/26 - 12/24/2021 Cathis Farms Lights

Outdoor Holiday Movies Bonfires Holiday Treats Magical, holiday themed photo ops Fun activities ...

Opening Day November 26, 2021
Hours: See website for details
See website for details
544 Falcon Rd, Lillington, NC, 27546
11/26 - 12/24/2021 Lights on the Neuse - Boyette Family Farms Clayton

Bring your family and celebrate Christmas at Lights on the Neuse. This down home Christmas Lights on ...

Select Dates: Check schedule online
Hours: See website for details
Prices vary
1620 Loop Rd, Clayton, NC, 27527
11/27 - 12/18/2021 Saturdays on Salem

Four straight Saturdays of in-store specials and promotions, holiday activities, Santa sightings, an ...

November 27 and December 4, 11, 18, 2021
Hours: See website for details
N Salem St, Apex, NC, 27502
11/27 - 12/22/2021 Santa Event at The Playhouse Children's Museum

Reservations are now open for our Santa event! Each ticket will reserve your spot for 90 minutes ...

Various dates November 27 - December 22, 2021
Hours: See website for details
$40/child (ages 1-12 years old), $35 per additional sib...
1520 Broad St, Fuquay-Varina, NC, 27526
11/27-12/02/2021 Calls From Santa with Wake Forest Parks

A phone call from Santa Claus is on every child’s wish list. The Wake Forest Parks, Recreation & Cul ...

Registration begins 11/27, calls on 12/02
Hours: 6:00 - 8:00pm
11/27-12/04/2021 Mrs. Claus at Boyce Tree Farms

Mrs. Claus will be at Boyce Tree Farms!

November 27 & December 4, 2021
Hours: 5:00pm
Boyce Tree Farms, 2813 Mount Vernon Church Rd, Raleigh, NC, 27613
11/27-12/18/2021 Santa at Vollmer Farm

Santa is coming to Vollmer Farm! Come down to the farm on Saturdays from 10am-5pm. Your kids can spe ...

Saturdays November 27 - December 18, 2021
Hours: 10:00am - 5:00pm
See website for pricing
Vollmer Farm, 677 Hwy 98 E, Bunn, NC, 27508
11/29-12/07/2021 Town of Morrisville Santa Calls

Please fill out the form below for your child to receive a call from Santa! All calls will be made o ...

November 29 - December 7, 2021
Hours: See survey for details
Phone Call
11/30-12/23/2021 Cookies with Santa at STIR

Santa Claus is coming to STIR! Visit Santa at STIR each Tuesday and Thursday from 2pm to 4pm begin ...

Tuesdays and Thursdays November 30 - December 23, 2021
Hours: 2:00 - 4:00pm
See website for details
4242 Six Forks Rd, Raleigh, NC, 27609
12/02/2021 Holiday Movie Night at Apex Nature Park

Join us for a magical movie night in the park! Take photos with Santa before the movie, grab some wa ...

December 2, 2021
Hours: 5:30 - 8:00pm
Apex Nature Park, 2600 Evans Rd, Apex, NC, 27502
12/02/2021 Kuja Studios and Glynnis Christensen Photography: Santa Photo Sessions

Our upstairs neighbor & friend Lilly is offering Santa Clause Photo Sessions from 3-6 on December 3r ...

December 3, 2021
Hours: 3:00 - 6:00pm
See website for details
17 N Main St, Wendell, NC, 27591
12/02/2021 Town Tree Lighting Fuquay-Varina

The Town Tree Lighting will be Thurs., Dec. 2nd int he Fuquay Business District (205 S. Main Street) ...

December 2, 2021
Hours: 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Free event; $3 sleigh rides
Main/Vance Street Public Parking Lot, 205 South Main Street, Fuquay-Varina, NC
12/03-12/17/2021 Letters to Santa at Fuquay Mineral Spring Park

Youngsters are invited to drop off their letters to Santa at Santa's Mailbox located in the gazebo a ...

December 3-17, 2021
Hours: All day
Fuquay Mineral Spring Park, 104 Spring St, Fuquay-Varina, NC, 27526
12/03-12/31/2021 Lights On Cedar

Friends, We're so excited about our 2021 Season! You can drive around the block or park and walk alo ...

December 3-31, 2921
Hours: Sunday-Thursday: 5-10pm, Friday&Saturday: 5-11pm
206 W. Cedar Ave, Wake Forest, NC, 27587
12/03/2019 Christmas Tree Lighting in Morrisville

Join us as we kick off the holiday season with our Town of Morrisville Tree Lighting event! This ye ...

December 3, 2021
Hours: 6:00-7:00pm
102 Town Hall Dr, Morrisville, NC
12/03/2021 A Night with Santa - Toy Drive

Come out to the farm for a night with Santa! Santa and Friends will be on the farm collecting new, u ...

December 2, 2021
Hours: 6:00 - 8:00pm
One new, unwrapped toy for a picture with Santa
The Scoop at Willow Oak Farms, 1530 Lafayette Rd, Fuquay-Varina, NC, 27526
12/03/2021 Brier Creek Annual Tree Lighting Ceremony

Save the date to ring in the holiday season with Brier Creek Commons' Annual Tree Lighting Ceremony ...

Friday, December 3, 2021
Hours: 6:00 - 8:00pm
Brier Creek Commons, 8311 Brier Creek Pkwy, Raleigh, NC, 27617
12/03/2021 Wendell Wonderland

It's the most wonderful time of the year and Wendell Wonderland is that event to help kick off the h ...

December 3, 2021
Hours: 5:00 - 9:00pm
Downtown Wendell,, Wendell, NC, 27591
12/04 - 12/18/2021 New Hope Valley Train: Santa's Reindeer Roundup Express

Santa’s Reindeer Roundup Express trains will operate Saturdays and Sundays, Dec. 4, 5, 11, 12 and 18 ...

December 4, 5, 11, 12, 18, 2021
Hours: Check online for train schedules
$13 - 15
3900 Bonsal Rd, New Hill, NC, 27562
12/04-12/05/2021 Holidays with the Popes

Join us at the Pope House Museum for holiday fun on Saturday, Dec. 4, or Sunday, Dec. 5! Santa C ...

December 4 & 5, 2021
Hours: Dec 4: 10:00am - 4:00pm, Dec 5: 1:00 - 4:00pm
Pope House Museum, 511 South Wilmington Street, Raleigh, NC, 27601
12/04-12/23/2021 Brunch with Santa at The Carolina Inn

A festive Carolina Inn meal with Santa will undoubtedly usher in the Christmas magic for young and o ...

December 4-23, 2021
Hours: Various times, see website for details
$65/person, Ages 3 and under are free
The Carolina Inn, 211 Pittsboro St, Chapel Hill, NC, 27516
12/04-12/24/2021 Holiday at the Farm

Join us for some Christmas magic at the farm during our 5th annual Holiday at The Farm Event! Enjoy ...

December 2-24, 2021
Hours: Various times
See website for details, 5 and under are free
1870 Farm, 1224 Old Lystra Rd, Chapel Hill, NC
12/04/2021 Brier Creek Commons Letters to Santa

Join Brier Creek Commons for some holiday cheer, brought to you by Santa! Bring your letters to San ...

December 4, 2021
Hours: 11:00am - 2:00pm
Brier Creek Commons, 8311 Brier Creek Pkwy, Raleigh, NC, 27617
12/04/2021 Christmas Market at Raleigh Beer Garden

Christmas Market w/ 20+ local vendors, pictures w/ Santa, toy drive, doggy adoptions, live music, dr ...

December 4, 2021
Hours: 12:00 - 5:00pm
Free admission
614 Glenwood Ave, Raleigh, NC, 27603
12/04/2021 Christmas on First at Knightdale Station Park

Parade Route: Lineup on Knightdale Station Run turns left onto First Avenue proceeds down First A ...

December 4, 2021
Hours: 2:00pm
Knightdale Station Park 810 N. First Avenue, Knightdale, NC
12/04/2021 Downtown Wake Forest Holiday Open House

Kick off the holiday season and discover historic downtown Wake Forest’s unique array of shops and r ...

December 4, 2021
Hours: 10:00am - 6:00pm
300 S White St, Wake Forest, NC, 27587
12/04/2021 Garner Holiday Block Party

Join the Town of Garner for the inaugural Garner Holiday Block Party, to be held at the Garner Recre ...

December 4, 2021
Hours: 3:00 - 5:00pm
215 W Main St, Garner, NC, 27529
12/04/2021 Party and Pics with Santa at Good Shepherd Lutheran Church

A holiday experience for kids with special needs and their families. FREE Digital Photos with Santa ...

December 4, 2021
Hours: 1:00 - 5:00pm
7000 Creedmoor Rd, Raleigh, NC, 27613
12/04/2021 Pics and Cookies with Santa with NCDSA and Gigi's Playhouse

Food and Hot Chocolate will be served Activities include: Pictures with Santa Cookie Decorating ...

December 4, 2021
Hours: 10:00 - 12:00pm
Shepard's Way Church, 6051 Tryon Rd, Cary, NC, 27518
12/04/2021 Santa Cares at Tree Trail at Ting

Santa Cares is part of the Tree Trail at Ting! This sensory-friendly holiday event allows families w ...

December 4, 2021
Hours: 10:00am - 12:00pm
Ting Stadium, 101 Sportsmanship Wy, Holly Springs, NC, 27540
12/04/2021 Santa's Workshop

Children can enjoy a variety of craft stations and a visit with the white bearded guy from the North ...

December 4, 2021
Hours: 10:00am - 12:30pm
See website for details
Herb Young Community Center, 101 Wilkinson Ave,, Cary, NC, 27513
12/05 - 12/19/2021 Santa at Shepherd's Way Farms

We will be hosting Santa at our Village District location on Sunday, Dec. 5 and Sunday, Dec. 19 from ...

December 5 & 19, 2021
Hours: 1:00 - 3:00pm
Free to see Santa, trees for purchase
511 Woodburn Road, Raleigh, NC, 27605
12/05/2021 An Afternoon with Santa 2021

SANTA is coming to The Sutherland!! He's taking a break from the elves to spend the afternoon with ...

December 5, 2021
Hours: 1:00 - 4:00pm
See website for details
The Sutherland, 13371 Wake Union Church Rd, Wake Forest, NC, 27587
12/05/2021 Cookies with Santa at So You Boutique

Meet Santa and Mrs Claus on Sunday December 5th from 2-5pm in The Factory at So You Boutique. I ...

December 5, 2021
Hours: 2:00 - 5:00pm
1839 South Main St, Wake Forest, NC, 27587
12/05/2021 Fuquay-Varina Christmas Parade

Join us for the Fuquay-Varina Christmas Parade, to be held once again in the Historic Downtown Fuqua ...

December 5, 2021
Hours: 3pm
12/05/2021 Rolesville Christmas Parade

Come out to join us and see the man in the red suit! What a way to officially kick off the holiday s ...

December 5, 2021
Hours: Christmas Wonderland: 12pm; Parade: 2:00 PM
Main Street, Rolesville, NC, 27571
12/05/2021 Santa at Deans Farm Market

Guess who is making an appearance at our Festive on the Farm event December 5 from 12:00-4:00?!?!? T ...

December 5, 2021
Hours: 12:00pm - 4:00pm
See website for pricing
Deans Farm Market, 4231 NC Highway 42 W, Wilson, NC, 27893