Santa Claus Visits Metro Detroit 2022

Santa Claus Visits Metro Detroit 2022 – Santa visits, Santa pics, Santa Photos, Breakfasts with Santa Claus and more in Oakland County & Metro Detroit MI

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AUBURN HILLS SANTA CLAUS VISITS 2022

Saturday, November 5, 2022 through Christmas Eve
Auburn Hills Santa Claus Visits – Bass Pro Shops Santa Claus
Bass Pro Shops (Great Lakes Crossing, 248-209-4200)
Bass Pro hosts Santa Claus daily through Christmas Eve. Stop by for a free 4-6 photo or upgrade through photo packages. Advance reservations are required in all locations and can go quickly. You can make Santa Bass Pro reservations here. Hosted by Bass Pro Shops. MORE INFO

November 10 through Christmas Eve
Auburn Hills Santa Claus Events – Photos With Santa at Great Lakes Crossing
Great Lakes Crossing Outlets (4000 Baldwin Rd, Auburn Hills, MI 48326 District 7)
All photo sessions are recommended by reservation only. Heightened cleaning protocols and hand sanitizer provided. Masks are optional during photos but are recommended. You can sit with Santa or remain socially distanced. There is an option for a Black Santa who is taking reservations November 20. CLICK HERE for Santa Reservations. Hosted by Great Lakes Crossing Outlets.

BERKLEY SANTA CLAUS VISITS 2022

Thursday, December 1 & Friday, December 2 from 6:30p-9p
Berkley Santa Claus Visits – Berkley Drive-By Santa
Throughout Berkley
There will be a Santa tracker that residents can follow. Residents also follow the Berkley City Facebook page for updates on where Santa is as he travels through the community. Hosted by the City of Berkley.

BIRMINGHAM SANTA CLAUS VISITS 2022

Saturday, November 26, 2022 at 9:30a
Birmingham Christmas Events – Birmingham Santa Walk
Downtown Birmingham (320 Martin St, Birmingham, MI)
Santa’s walk through Downtown Birmingham on his way to Shain Park Santa House for another season of fun. Hosted by the Birmingham Principal Shopping District.

Saturday, November 26, 2022 through Christmas Eve (various dates)
Birmingham Christmas Events – Birmingham Santa House
Shain Park (S Bates St and W Merrill St, Birmingham, MI, 48009)
Children may give Santa their list and have their picture taken with him. A donation may be given to help a local charity. Link to Schedule a Visit with Santa. Hosted by the Birmingham Principal Shopping District. Schedule

Saturday, December 4, 2022 from 9a-11a
Birmingham Santa Visits – BYA Breakfast with Santa
Townsend Hotel (100 Townsend St, Birmingham MI)
Hosted by Birmingham Youth Assistance. Crafts, entertainment, music and to visit with Santa. For cost info & to register, office@birminghamyouthassistance.org. For more info, call 248-203-4300.

Saturday, December 10, 2022 from 8:30a, 9:45a, & 11a (3 sessions to choose from)
Birmingham Santa Claus Photos – Storytime with Santa
The Community House (380 South Bates, Birmingham, MI)
Enjoy holiday cheer while listening to a story read by Santa, crafting a holiday memory, and exploring the hot chocolate stations. Sit with Santa to share your wish list and snap a picture. Santa will have his mailbox ready to read your letter back at the North Pole. Please bring a gently used book to donate to ReadingX Detroit. $30 Child, $20 Adult, Children under 1 are FREE. Hosted by Birmingham Community House.

BLOOMFIELD HILLS SANTA CLAUS PICS 2022

Saturday, December 3, 2022 from 9a-noon or 12:30p-3p (2 sessions to choose from) and Sunday, December 4, 2022 from 9a-noon
Bloomfield Hills Santa Claus Visits – Cranbrook Santa Sighting
Cranbrook House and Gardens (380 Lone Pine Road in Bloomfield Hills, MI, housegardens.cranbrook.edu)
Visit with Santa and take a family photo inside the enchanted Cranbrook House Library. Your child(ren) will also get to meet Mrs. Claus. After sharing holiday wishes with Mr. & Mrs. Claus, children will receive a gift from Santa and his helpers! Pre-registration required. Call 248-645-3149 for ticket info and to reserve. Hosted by Cranbrook House & Gardens.

BROWNSTOWN SANTA CLAUS VISITS 2022

Saturday, December 3, 2022 from 10a-noon OR 1p-3p (2 sessions to choose from)
Brownstown Santa Claus – Snacks with Santa
Lake Erie Metropark Fireworks (32481 W Jefferson, Brownstown, MI 48173, metroparks.com)
Make this Christmas Season special with a visit by ‘ole St. Nick himself and enjoy a holiday snack, games, crafts, music by the Mrs. Claus Jam Band, and more. Spaces are limited, so get in your sleigh and come on down. All ages event. $6 per person. Pre-register required online or by calling 734-379-5020. A Metroparks daily or annual vehicle pass is required to enter any Metropark. Permits are on sale NOW. You can pick one up at metroparks.com OR visit your local Metropark today.

CLARKSTON SANTA CLAUS VISITS 2022

Wednesday, December 7, 2022 from 5p-8p
Clarkston Santa Claus Visits – Walk & Talk with Santa
Bay Court Park (6970 Andersonville, Clarkston, MI 48346)
Enjoy a holiday lights nature trail, s’mores, and a meet & greet with Santa. Ages 0-12. Pre-registration required. Hosted by Independence Twp Parks & Rec.

CLAWSON SANTA CLAUS VISITS 2022

Saturday, December 17 at 10a
Clawson Santa Claus – Breakfast with Santa
Hunter Community Center (509 Fisher Ct, Clawson, MI 48017)
Pre-registration required. Hosted by Clawson Parks & Recreation.

DAVISBURG SANTA CLAUS VISITS 2022

Saturday, December 10, 2022 from 9a-noon
Davisburg Santa Claus Visits – Santa’s Winter Wonderland
Hart Community Center (495 Broadway, Davisburg, MI, 48350)
Families will receive one free 5×7 photo w/Santa, treat, take home craft, and a visit to Santa’s mailbox. Slots booked in 5 minute increments to accommodate one family at a time. Please arrive 10 minutes before your registered time.. Pre-registration required. Hosted by Springfield Charter Twp. Call 248-846-6558 to register.

DETROIT SANTA CLAUS VISITS 2022

DEXTER SANTA CLAUS PICS 2022

Saturday, December 17, 2022 from 1p-3:30p
Hudson Mills Metropark Events – Santa’s Candy Cane Trail
Hudson Mills Metropark – (8801 N Territorial Rd, Dexter, MI 48130, 734-426-8211, metroparks.com)
Take a short stroll along this ¼ mile slightly hilly candy cane trail for a chance to meet a variety of winter characters. Then head inside for a magical chance to see Santa before his big night. Stop by his mailbox to deliver any letters to Santa. Then hop on the Holiday Carol Wagon for more holiday cheer. Hurry, spots are limited. All ages event. $5 per person. Pre-register required online or by calling 734-426-8211. A Metroparks daily or annual vehicle pass is required to enter any Metropark. Permits are on sale NOW. You can pick one up at metroparks.com OR visit your local Metropark today.

FARMINGTON / FARMINGTON HILLS SANTA CLAUS VISITS 2022

Thursday, December 1 from 4p-8p
Farmington Hills Christmas Events – Cookies with Santa
Longacre House (24705 Farmington Rd, Farmington Hills, Michigan)
Bring your camera, enjoy snacks, and see Santa’s workshop. Res $15 / Non res $20. Hosted by the Farmington Hills Special Services (Parks & Rec) Department. Pre-registration required. To register.

Saturday, December 3, 2022 from 8a-11a
Farmington Hills Weekend Events – Orchard UMC Breakfast with Santa
Orchard United Methodist Church (30450 Farmington Road, Farmington Hills, MI 48334)
$5 adults ages 12 & up, $3 for kids ages 3-11, under 3 FREE. Enjoy breakfast with Santa Claus and a kids only shopping experience with Elf help with gifts ranging from 50 cents to $5. For more info visit orchardumc.org.

Wednesday, December 7, 2022 and Thursday, December 8, 2022 from 4p-7:30p each day
Farmington Hills Santa Claus Visits – Oh Deer, Santa’s Here
Heritage Park (24725 Farmington Road, Farmington Hills, Michigan)
Families will get a chance to visit and get photos with Santa outdoors at the historic Red Barn in Heritage Park. Bring your camera. Seasonal craft provided. The Nature Center will be open to visitors and a warm campfire will be going outside with hot cocoa. S’more kits will be available for additional purchase for $1 each. Please dress for winter weather. Each family will have limited time with Santa. Register yourself and bring up to 5 people of your choice (adults and children). If you have more than 6 in your group, please register for more than one spot. Hosted by the Farmington Hills Special Services Department. $15 res / $20 non res. Pre-registration required.

Saturday, December 17 & Sunday, December 18, 2022 Sessions at 8:30a & 11:30a each day
Farmington Hills Santa Claus Visits – Breakfast with Santa
Longacre House (24705 Farmington Rd, Farmington Hills, Michigan)
Santa Claus is coming to town for breakfast at the historic Longacre House. Santa will join you to share stories of the North Pole, play reindeer games and sing songs. Make a wish list or tell Santa your one greatest wish. Bring your cameras to capture every special moment. Registration required for both adult and child. Hosted by the Farmington Hills Special Services DepartmentPre-registration required.

FENTON SANTA CLAUS VISITS 2022

November 25, 2022 through Christmas Eve (Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays)
Fenton Santa Claus Events – Spicer Orchards Santa Claus & Musical Spicer Express Train
Spicer Orchards (10411 Clyde Rd, Fenton, MI 48430, 810-632-7602)
Ride the Spicer Express train to see Santa at his cabin the woods. Choose daytime slots or nighttime slots. Slots last 1-1.5 hours and include a private visit with Santa, bonfire at the cabin, reindeer food, donut & drink. The train is lit up at night. Bring your camera but Spicer DOES NOT allot extra time for professional photographers. Daytime visits to see Santa at his Sleigh Workshop are also available. Trains have a maximum capacity to insure families/groups have adequate time in their private visit with Santa. This event is so magical that many people book their visits as early as July and slots fill up fast. Reservations required, call 810-632-7692. Hosted by Spicer OrchardsREVIEW of Spicer Orchards.

FERNDALE SANTA CLAUS PICS 2022

Saturday, December 3, 2022 from 1p-4p
Ferndale Santa Claus Events – Santa Parade Ferndale
Downtown Ferndale and various Ferndale Parks (see description)
Santa is coming to downtown. Check out Santa as he rides through downtown on a Firetruck and stops at Harding Park at 1p, Wilson Park at 1:30p, 2p cruising around town, 2:30p at Geary Park, and 3p at Schiffer Park for 15 minutes at each location (more at Schiffer Park). Hosted by the Downtown Ferndale DDA.

GROSSE POINTE SHORES SANTA CLAUS VISITS 2022

December 3-17 from 2p-7p (Saturdays, Tuesdays, and Wednesdays)
Grosse Pointe Shores Santa Claus Visits – Cookies with Santa
Ford House (1100 Lake Shore Road, Grosse Pointe Shores, Michigan 48236, 313-884-4222, fordhouse.org)
“Listen in as your little ones share their Christmas wishes with the elf himself. Santa will make his annual stop in Josephine Ford’s Playhouse to visit with your children. You can snap your own family photos to cherish this holiday moment. Santa will send each child home with one of his favorite sweet treats”. Hurry, these events sell out quickly.

Sunday, December 11 & December 18
Grosse Pointe Shores Santa Claus Visits – Breakfast with Santa
Ford House (1100 Lake Shore Road, Grosse Pointe Shores, Michigan 48236, 313-884-4222, fordhouse.org)
Santa will be visiting with guests during their meal to hear your child share their Christmas wishes. Each ticket includes a delicious selection from multiple breakfast stations, beautiful views of Ford Cove, Lake St. Clair, and a visit from Santa at your table. Hurry, these events sell out quickly. Tickets are sold in advance online at fordhouse.org.

HARRISON TWP SANTA CLAUS VISITS 2022

HAZEL PARK SANTA CLAUS VISITS 2022

Saturday, December 10, 2022 at 12:30p
Hazel Park Santa Claus Visits – Lunch with Santa
Hazel Park Community Center (620 W Woodward Heights Blvd, Hazel Park, MI 48030)
Crafts and pizza and a visit with Santa Claus. Advanced registration is required. Call 248-547-5535. Hosted by Hazel Park Recreation.

HUNTINGTON WOODS SANTA CLAUS VISITS 2022

Saturday, December 3, 2022 from 10:30a-11:30a
Huntington Woods Santa Claus Visits – Huntington Woods Holiday Hoopla
Burton Field (Nadine Avenue, Huntington Woods, Michigan, 48070)
10 yrs and under with a parent. Join your friends for a holiday festival featuring Santa, Hanukkah and Kwanzaa. Snacks, crafts and activities await. Pre-registration required. HW residents only. Contact 248-541-3030 for cost info & to register. Hosted by Huntington Woods Parks & Recreation.

LAKE ORION / ORION TWP SANTA CLAUS VISITS PICS

Saturday, November 26, 2022, December 3, 10 & 17, 2022 at 9a, 10:30a, & noon (3 sessions to choose from)
Canterbury Village Christmas Events – Breakfast with Santa
Canterbury Village (2359 Joslyn Ct, Lake Orion, Michigan 48360, 248-391-5700
Breakfast with Santa in C-Pub at Canterbury Village. Limited seating times. $24.99 plus tax plus 20% gratuity. For reservations, call 248-391-1900 or email info@canterburyvillage.com.

Sunday, November 27, December 4, 11, 18, 23, 24 2022 at 9a, 10:30a, & noon (3 sessions to choose from)
Canterbury Village Christmas Events – Breakfast with the Grinch
Canterbury Village (2359 Joslyn Ct, Lake Orion, Michigan 48360, 248-391-5700
Breakfast with The Grinch in C-Pub at Canterbury Village. Limited seating times. $24.99 plus tax plus 20% gratuity. For reservations, call 248-391-1900 or email info@canterburyvillage.com.

orion centerSaturday, December 10, 2022 at 10a & 11:30a (2 sessions available)
Lake Orion Santa Claus Visits – Breakfast with the Grinch
Orion Center (1335 Joslyn Road, Orion Twp, MI 48362, 248-391-0304 Ext 3500)
Enjoy breakfast with the Grinch. Participants will enjoy a delicious breakfast of green eggs and ham. Have your picture taken with the Grinch and sit back while you enjoy the story of How the Grinch Stole Christmas. Remember to bring your camera for a photo opportunity you don’t want to miss. Pre-registration required. Call 248-391-0304 ext 3500 for cost info and to register. Hosted by Orion Twp Parks & Rec.

LIVONIA SANTA CLAUS VISITS 2022

MADISON HTS SANTA CLAUS VISITS 2022

METRO DETROIT SANTA CLAUS VISITS 2022 (MULTIPLE LOCATIONS)

Saturdays November 26, December 3 & 10 from 11a-2p
Metro Detroit Santa Claus Visits – Santa Claus at English Gardens
English Garden Locations (Clinton Twp, Royal Oak, Plymouth, West Bloomfield)
Santa is coming to English Gardens. Join us for some holiday cheer and bring your camera to take photos with Santa. Hosted by English Gardens. Locations Info

MILFORD SANTA CLAUS VISITS 2022

Saturday, December 10 & 17, and Sunday, December 11 & 18 from 10:30a-3p / Many 1-hr sessions available
Kensington Metropark Events – Snacks with Santa
Kensington Metropark – (4570 Huron River Parkway, Milford, MI 48380, 810-227-8910, metroparks.com)
Each visit includes a horse-drawn hayride or sleigh ride (weather dependent on which is available), a holiday sing-a-long, (complete with cozy blankets, song sheets, and jingle bells), snacks, (fruit, cookies, juice, hot cocoa, and coffee), and most importantly, a visit with Santa by the Christmas Tree. All ages event. $12 per person. Pre-registration is required online or by calling 810-227-8910. A Metroparks daily or annual vehicle pass is required to enter any Metropark. Permits are on sale NOW. You can pick one up at metroparks.com OR visit your local Metropark today.

NEW BOSTON SANTA CLAUS 2022

Sunday, December 11, 2022 from 10a-3:30p (3, 1.5 hr timeslots to choose from)
Oakwood Metropark Events – Sunday with Santa
Oakwoods Metropark – (32911 Willow Rd, New Boston, MI 48164, 734-782-3956, metroparks.com)
sing Christmas carols, hear a story, play games, make crafts, and enjoy some hot cocoa and cookies. Every family will get their own private visit with Santa in Oakwoods very own “North Pole” Room. Slots fill up fast, so make sure you pre-register and get yours. All ages. $5 per person. Pre-registration required online or call 734-782-3956. A Metroparks daily or annual vehicle pass is required to enter any Metropark. Permits are on sale NOW. You can pick one up at metroparks.com OR visit your local Metropark today.

NEW HUDSON SANTA CLAUS VISITS 2022

NORTHVILLE SANTA CLAUS VISITS PICS

Saturday, December 3, 2022 from 9a-11p
Northville Christmas Events – Pancakes & Pajamas with Santa
Northville Community Center (303 W Main St, Northville, MI 48167)
Welcome Santa into town with a delicious pancake breakfast. 2 Time slots available. Hosted by Northville Parks and Recreation.

December 3 & 4, 10 & 11 from 10a-5p
Northville Santa Claus Visits – Santa Visits Maybury Farm
Maybury Farm (50165 Eight Mile, Northville Township, MI 48167)
Holiday Fun at the Farm. Children may share their wish list and have their photo taken with Santa in the historic barn, visit the farm animals, and enjoy crafts in the General Store. Visit www.mayburyfarm.org for details on how to book an appointment.

December 3,4,10,11,17&18 from 2p-5p
Northville Santa Claus Events – Meet Santa in Town Square
Northville Town Square
Admission is FREE. Bring your camera. Hosted by the City of Northville.

NOVI SANTA CLAUS VISITS 2022

Thursday, November 10, 2022 through Christmas Eve
Novi Santa Claus Visits – Twelve Oaks Mall Santa’s Flight Academy
Twelve Oaks Mall (27500 Novi Road, Novi, MI 48377)
Santa’s Flight Academy will offer guests a photo with Santa in his sleigh. A pre-paid photo package reservation is required and can be obtained at www.shoptwelveoaks.com/holidays.

November 17, 2022 through Christmas Eve (11a-7p Mon-Th) (11a-8p Fri & Sat) (noon-6p Sun)
Novi Santa Claus Visits – Laurel Park Place Santa
Laurel Park Place (37700 Six Mile Rd, Livonia, MI 48152)
In-person visits must pre-register on the Laurel Park Place website. Virtual options are available. Closed 11/24. Limited hours on Christmas Eve. Santa takes a break to feed the reindeer from 2p to 3p on Monday thru Saturday, and 2:30p to 3p on Sunday. In-person visits must pre-register on the Laurel Park Place website.

Saturday, December 10, 2022 from 11a-1:30p (2 sessions to choose from)
Novi Santa Claus Visits – Lunch With Santa
Novi Civic Center
Enjoy Christmas-themed crafts, holiday sing-along, visits with Santa, and lunch. Ages 3+. Must pre-register. Hosted by CityofNovi.org.

Saturday, December 17, 2022 from 10:30a-12:30p
Novi Santa Claus Visits – Paradise Park Novi Breakfast with Santa / Laser Tag with Santa
Paradise Park Novi (45799 Grand River Ave, Novi, MI, 48375, 248-735-1050, www.paradiseparknovi.com)
Enjoy a pancake breakfast with Santa and laser tag with Santa. Bring your cameras, your wish list. Crafts, coloring, and special deals on Paradise Park indoor attractions included. Tickets are available at www.paradisepark.com.

OXFORD SANTA CLAUS VISITS 2022

Saturday, December 10, 2022 at 9a OR 10:30a (2 sessions)
Oxford Santa Claus Visits – Pancakes & Pajamas with Santa
Oxford Twp Parks & Recreation Community Room (2795 Seymour Lake Rd, Oxford, MI)
Children are invited to write up a wish list, make a holiday craft, and receive a special treat from Santa. Bring your camera. $13 res / $15 non-res. Hosted by Oxford Twp Parks & Rec.

Tuesday, December 13, 2022 at 5p (4 half-hour time slots available)
Oxford Santa Claus Pics – Letters For Santa
Oxford Twp Parks & Recreation Community Room (2795 Seymour Lake Rd, Oxford, MI)
Enjoy cookies and hot cocoa with Santa. A photographer will be on site. $15 per family res / $20 non-res. Hosted by Hosted by Oxford Twp Parks & Rec.

RAY SANTA CLAUS VISITS 2022

ROCHESTER SANTA CLAUS VISITS 2022

Saturday, December 3, 10, & 17 2022 from 11a-4p
Rochester Santa Claus – Santa Saturdays at Meadow Brook Hall
Meadow Brook Hall and Gardens (480 South Adams Rd, Rochester, MI 48309)
Visits to Santa, live reindeer visits, and a self-guided Hall tour are included in all ticket prices. $22.50 for adults and seniors, $10 for children ages 3-12, children age 5 and under are free. Purchase tickets hereMore Info – Pics.

Friday, December 9, 2022 from 4p-8p (4 1-hr sessions to choose from)
Rochester Santa Claus – Milk & Cookies with Santa
RARA Rochester Avon Recreation Authority (500 E 2nd Street, Rochester MI 48307, 248-656-8308)
Take a picture with him as well as enjoy delicious milk and cookies. Take home holiday themed coloring pages and a holiday craft. Parents will receive a number at check in so that you can enjoy milk and cookies instead of waiting in line. Families will be emailed an exact time slot to meet Santa at. This is to try to avoid large crowds and long lines. Please remember, time slots are flexible. You may still need to wait a few minutes after your exact time. Only children attending need to be registered. Visit www.rararecreation.org to register.

ROCHESTER HILLS SANTA CLAUS PICS 2022

November 18 through Christmas Eve
Rochester Hills Christmas Events – Village of Rochester Hills Santa Claus
Village of Rochester Hills (NE corner of Adams and Walton, Rochester Hills, MI)
Santa and his helper are available in a beautiful setting at the Village of Rochester Hills. Kids can meet Santa, sit on his lap and discuss their Christmas wish. Bring your own camera as photography packages are not available. Santa visits at the Village of Rochester Hills are always FREE! Reservations are not required. You can register for your FREE Village of Rochester Hills Santa Claus Visit HERE. SPECIAL NEEDS SANTA INFO / SANTA CLAUS PET PHOTOS INFO Santa Visit Days – November 18,19,20,21,25,26,27 – December 2,3,4,9,10,11,16,17,18,19,20,21,22,23,24. MORE INFO / FULL SCHEDULE

Saturday, December 3, 2022 from 9a-4p
Rochester Hills Santa Claus Visits – Van Hoosen Farms Santa Claus Visits
Van Hoosen Farms (1005 Van Hoosen Road, Rochester Hills, MI 48306)
After visiting with Santa and sharing that Christmas list, guests enjoy Santa’s favorite treat. Don’t forget your camera for pics. Advanced tickets only. Register at Eventbrite dot com. Hosted by rochesterhills.org.

ROYAL OAK SANTA CLAUS VISITS 2022

BBQSunday, December 11 & Sunday, December 18 from 10a-1p
Royal Oak Santa Claus Visits – Lockhart’s BBQ Brunch with Santa
Lockhart’s BBQ (202 E Third St, Royal Oak, MI 248-584-4227, lockhartsbbq.com)
Visit Santa, Take pics, and enjoy a delicious brunch. Reservations encouraged. No entry fee or a fee to take pictures with Santa. Guests will order their meals off of the menu and then go up and see Santa when they are ready. No additional charge other than the purchase of food and beverage they choose.

SHELBY TWP SANTA CLAUS VISITS 2022

Saturday, December 10, 2022 from 11a-4:30p (several 1-hr time slots to choose from)
Stony Creek Metropark Events – Santa Visits the Nature Center
Stony Creek Metropark – (4300 Main Park Rd, Shelby Twp, MI 48316, 586-781-4242, metroparks.com)
Santa is coming. Visitors will get to meet all kinds of critters as well as create natural crafts. Make a “secret gift” craft to give to their parents. You’ll be able to visit Santa in our winter workshop. Each family will be able to have one-on-one time with Santa. Bring your letter to give to Santa or put it in his mailbox.. All ages. $6 per child / $2 per adult. Pre-registration is required online or by calling 586-781-9113. A Metroparks daily or annual vehicle pass is required to enter any Metropark. Permits are on sale NOW. You can pick one up at metroparks.com OR visit your local Metropark today.

SOUTHFIELD SANTA CLAUS PICS 2022

Saturday, December 10 from ??
Southfield Santa Claus Visits – Soulful Santa Celebration
Southfield Pavillion (26000 Evergreen Rd, Southfield, MI)
Hosted by Southfield Parks and Recreation. Open to residents & non-residents. Tickets on sale at P&R Info Desk, call 248-796-4620 for more info.

TROY SANTA CLAUS VISITS 2022

November 19 – December 23
Troy Santa Claus Visits – Somerset Collection Santa Photos
Somerset Collection (2800 West Big Beaver Road, Troy, MI 48084)
Photo visits with Santa will take place on Wednesdays – Saturdays from 10a–6:55p and Sundays from 12p-5:55p by PRE-PAID RESERVATION ONLY. Book reservations for photos beginning 11/12/22. Reservations will be made available 7 days in advance. Hosted by The Somerset Collection.

November 25 through December 24 (various hours)
Birmingham winter marktTroy Santa Claus Visits – Santa Claus Pics at Oakland Mall
Oakland Mall (412 W 14 Mile Road, Troy, MI 48083, 248-585-6000, website)
Professional photo options are available for purchase with different photo package options. No personal cameras allowed. For more info on hours, Santa break times, and prices for professional photo packages, visit oaklandmall.com.

Saturday, December 3, 2022 from 10a-2p and Sunday, December 4, 2022 from 11a-2p
Troy Santa Claus Visits – Cocoa & Crafts with Santa
Troy Historic Village (60 West Wattles Road, Troy, Michigan 48098)
Spend time with Santa, make a simple holiday craft, play holiday games, and sample the sights and smells of the season. Warm up with hot cocoa. Space is limited, advance registration is a must – 248-524-3570. Hosted by Troy Historic Village.

VILLAGE OF WOLVERINE LAKE SANTA CLAUS VISITS 2022

Saturday, December 17, 2022 from 1p-3p
Village of Wolverine Lake Santa Claus – Snacks with Santa
Richardson Center (1485 E Oakley Park Rd, Commerce Charter Twp, MI 48390)
Bring your camera for pics and photos of Santa Claus. Includes snacks and a craft. Pre-registration required. Hosted by the Village of Wolverine Lake. Call 248-624-1710 for more information.

WALLED LAKE SANTA CLAUS VISITS 2022

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WATERFORD SANTA CLAUS VISITS 2022

Saturday, November 26, 2022 through Sunday, December 18, 2022
Waterford Santa Claus Visits – Waterford Backyard Santa
Backyard Santa (2607 Bender Ave, Waterford MI 48329)
Backyard Santa photos feature a personal experience with Santa that includes treats, a mini holiday photo shoot, and more. Sessions cost just $45 and the whole family is welcome (even pets). Reservations required at the Backyard Santa Waterford website.

WEST BLOOMFIELD SANTA CLAUS VISITS 2022

Saturday, December 3, 2022 from 11a-1:30p (half-hour time slots available)
West Bloomfield Christmas Events – WB Parks Letters to Santa
West Bloomfield Twp Recreation Activities Center (4640 Walnut Lake Road West Bloomfield, MI 48323 wbparks.org)
Don’t mail your letter to Santa when you can drop it off in person. Meet Santa, give him your letter, take a family picture and he will have a cookie for you. The event is held completely outdoors and the photo backdrop is nature themed. The family photo is done by a professional photographer and emailed within 7 days of the event. $15 Resident / $17 Non Resident. To register, call 248-451-1900 or visit www.westbloomfieldparks.org.

WHITE LAKE SANTA CLAUS PICS 2022

Saturday, December 10, 2022 from 1p-3:30p
Indian Springs Metropark Events – Santa’s Candy Cane Trail
Indian Springs Metropark – (5200 Indian Trail, White Lake, MI 48386, 248-625-6640, metroparks.com)
Take a stroll along the candy cane trail for a chance to meet a variety of winter characters. See Santa before his big night. Write your letters to Santa at home and stop by Santa’s mailbox during the program to deliver your letters. Each household will start at slightly staggered times within their registered start time. This candy cane trail traverses around the Environmental Discovery Center, with indoor and outdoor attractions. Be sure to bring your cameras. All ages. $5 per person. Pre-registration is required online or by calling 248-625-7280. A Metroparks daily or annual vehicle pass is required to enter any Metropark. Permits are on sale NOW. You can pick one up at metroparks.com OR visit your local Metropark today.

WIXOM SANTA CLAUS VISITS 2022

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Saturday, December 4, 2021 from 1p-4p
Ferndale Santa – Santa Claus Parade
5 Ferndale Parks
Santa is coming to Ferndale in a safe, socially distanced way. Santa will be stopping at each of the parks for around 20 minutes. Check out Santa as he rides through downtown and around the community at the following times – 1p Harding Park, 1:30p Wilson Park, 2p Cruising Woodward & Nine Mile, 2:30p Geary Park, and 3p-4p at Schiffer Park. Hosted by Ferndale Parks and Recreation.

December 10, 11, 12 (4p-7p / 11a-7p / noon-6p) ALSO December 17, 18, 19 (same times)
Troy Santa Claus Visits – Holiday Character Visits at Oakland Mall 
Oakland Mall (412 W 14 Mile Road, Troy, MI 48083, 248-585-6000, oaklandmall.com)
Visit with Santa and special guests – Christmas Grouch (Grinch) on December 10, 11, 12, 17, 18, & 19 and visit LIVE reindeer from noon-4p December 4 & 11. Visit oaklandmall.com for schedule/characters. Pre-registration only can booked HERE.

This page is intended to be used as a guide. Oakland County Moms does not endorse these events. Oakland County Moms is not responsible for changes to event descriptions, event times or details being altered without notice or cancellations.

STAY TUNED! More Santa Claus Visits Metro Detroit 2022 coming soon!

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