Santa Claus Visits Metro Detroit 2021

Santa Claus Visits Metro Detroit 2021 – 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 2021

BERKLEY SANTA CLAUS VISITS 2021

BIRMINGHAM SANTA CLAUS VISITS 2021

Saturday, November 27, 2021 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 DistrictSchedule

Saturday, December 5, 2021 at Times TBA (2 Sessions to Choose From)
Birmingham Santa Claus 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.

BLOOMFIELD HILLS SANTA CLAUS VISITS 2021

BROWNSTOWN SANTA CLAUS VISITS 2021

CLARKSTON SANTA CLAUS VISITS 2021

Wednesday, December 8, 2021 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 2021

DAVISBURG SANTA CLAUS VISITS 2021

Saturday, December 11, 2021 from 9a-1p
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 2021

DEXTER SANTA CLAUS VISITS 2021

FARMINGTON / FARMINGTON HILLS SANTA CLAUS VISITS 2021

Saturday, December 4 & Sunday, December 12, 2021 from 9a-10:30a (each session)
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.

Sunday, December 5, 2021 from 6p-7:30p
Farmington Hills Santa Claus Visits – Breakfast for Dinner with Santa
Longacre House (24705 Farmington Rd, Farmington Hills, Michigan)
Come join Santa for dinner. It’s Breakfast with Santa with an evening twist. 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 moment. Registration required for both adult and child. Hosted by the Farmington Hills Special Services DepartmentPre-registration required.

Wednesday, December 8, 2021 and Friday, December 10, 2021 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 DepartmentPre-registration required.

Thursday, December 9, 2021 from 4p-5:30p and 6:30p-8p (2 sessions available)
Farmington Hills Santa Claus Visits – Cookies with Santa
Longacre House (24705 Farmington Rd, Farmington Hills, Michigan)
Enjoy Santa’s favorite snack of milk and cookies by the fire while Santa reads a holiday story. Each child will receive an individual visit with Santa. Don’t forget your camera for pics. Call 248-473-1800 to register, for cost info, or for more info. Pre-registration required.

FENTON SANTA CLAUS VISITS 2021

FERNDALE SANTA CLAUS VISITS 2021

GROSSE POINTE SHORES SANTA CLAUS VISITS 2021

HARRISON TWP SANTA CLAUS VISITS 2021

Saturday, December 4, 2021 from 10a-noon OR 1p-3p (2 sessions available)
Harrison Twp Santa Claus Visits – Santa and Mrs Claus
Lake St Clair Metropark – (31300 Metro Parkway, Harrison Twp, MI 48045, 586-463-4581, metroparks.com)
Crafts, games, and tasty snacks as you wait your turn to visit with Santa and Mrs. Claus. Santa’s helpers are available to take your photo during your visit but bring your camera to capture all the memories too. All ages event. $7 per child, $4 per adult, children under 2 Free. Pre-registration is required online or by calling 586-463-4332. A Metroparks vehicle pass is required to enter any Metropark. Annual vehicle permits are on sale NOW. You can pick one up at metroparks.com OR visit your local Metropark today.

HAZEL PARK SANTA CLAUS VISITS 2021

HUNTINGTON WOODS SANTA CLAUS VISITS 2021

Saturday, December 4, 2021 from 10:30a-11:30a
Huntington Woods Santa Claus Visits – HWP&R December to Remember
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. Contact 248-541-3030 for cost info & to register. Hosted by Huntington Woods Parks & Recreation.

LAKE ORION / ORION TWP SANTA CLAUS VISITS 2021

Saturday, December 11, 2021 at 10a & noon (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 2021

MADISON HTS SANTA CLAUS VISITS 2021

MILFORD SANTA CLAUS VISITS 2021

Saturday, December 4, 2021 from 1p-3:45p (9 times lots to choose from)
Milford Santa Claus Events – Santa’s Candy Cane Trail
Kensington Metropark – (4570 Huron River Parkway, Milford, MI 48380, 810-227-8910, metroparks.com)
Take a short stroll along the candy cane trail for a chance to meet a variety of winter characters. You’ll even get a magical chance to see Santa before his big night. Stop by Santa’s mailbox to deliver your letters. Each household will start at slightly staggered times within their registered start time. $5 child, $5 adult, children under 2 are FREE. All ages event. Pre-registration is required online or by calling 810-227-8917. A Metroparks vehicle pass is required to enter any Metropark. Annual vehicle permits are on sale NOW. You can pick one up at metroparks.com OR visit your local Metropark today.

Saturday, December 11, 12, 18, & 19 from 10:30a-3p
Milford Santa Claus Visits – Snacks with Santa
Kensington Metropark – (4570 Huron River Parkway, Milford, MI 48380, 810-227-8910, metroparks.com)
Enjoy a horse-drawn hayride or sleigh ride, a holiday sing-along, (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. $10 per person. Pre-register online 7 days in advance or by calling 248-684-8632. A Metroparks vehicle pass is required to enter any Metropark. Annual vehicle permits are on sale NOW. You can pick one up at metroparks.com OR visit your local Metropark today.

NEW HUDSON SANTA CLAUS VISITS 2021

NORTHVILLE SANTA CLAUS VISITS 2021

December 4 & 5, 11 & 12 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. $6 per person under 2 are FREE. Visit www.mayburyfarm.org for details on how to book an appointment.

NOVI SANTA CLAUS VISITS 2021

Saturday, December 4 & Sunday, December 5 from noon-5p
Novi Santa Claus Visits – Santa Visits Tollgate Farm
MSU Tollgate Farm (28115 Meadowbrook Rd, Novi, MI)
$10 per person (age 2+) admission includes visiting with Santa, wagon-ride, and meeting the goats (who needs elves when Santa has goats). Pre registration required. No admission needed to purchase drinks, snacks, poinsettia, holiday wreaths, and other farm products. Masks required indoors. Hosted by MSU Tollgate Farm.

Saturday, December 11, 2021 at 11 a or 1p (2 sessions to choose from)
Novi Santa Claus Visits – Lunch With Santa
Lakeshore Park (601 S Lake Drive Novi, MI 48375)
Enjoy Christmas-themed crafts, holiday sing-along, visits with Santa, and lunch. Ages 3+. Must pre-register. Hosted by CityofNovi.org.

RAY SANTA CLAUS VISITS 2021

ROCHESTER SANTA CLAUS VISITS 2021

December 4, 11, 18 (various times)
Rochester Santa Claus Visits – Meadow Brook Hall Santa Claus (various times)
Meadow Brook Hall (480 South Adams Road, Rochester, Michigan 48309-4401)
Breakfast with Santa and Santa Saturdays are part of the Meadow Brook Hall Holiday Walk. Call 248-364-6263 for more info. Hurry, these elegant events sell out quickly. Schedule… Details

Friday, December 10, 2021 from 6p-8p
Rochester Santa Claus – Milk & Cookies with Santa
RARA Rochester Avon Recreation Authority (500 E 2nd Street, Rochester MI 48307, 248-656-8308)
Come to this special event and meet Santa! Take a picture with him as well as enjoy delicious milk and cookies, color holiday themed coloring pages, and make a holiday craft. 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 VISITS 2021

ROYAL OAK SANTA CLAUS VISITS 2021

SHELBY TWP SANTA CLAUS VISITS 2021

Saturday, December 11, from 11a-12:30p and 1p-2:30p (2 sessions to choose from)
Shelby Twp Santa Claus Visits – Celebrate with Santa
Stony Creek Metropark – (4300 Main Park Rd, Shelby Twp, MI 48316, 586-781-4242, metroparks.com)
Holiday fun and a visit with Santa. Keep your little ones active with activities, crafts, and a snack. Your family will be called for your private visit with Santa as he works in his workshop. Your children will get some one-on-one time to talk to Santa, get a socially distanced photo, then drop their letter in his mailbox. Bring your camera. All ages. $6 per child, $2 per adult. Pre-register required online or by calling 586-781-9113. A Metroparks vehicle pass is required to enter any Metropark. Annual vehicle permits are on sale NOW. You can pick one up at metroparks.com OR visit your local Metropark today.

SOUTHFIELD SANTA CLAUS VISITS 2021

Saturday, December 11 from 6p-9p
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 2021

WALLED LAKE SANTA CLAUS VISITS 2021

WASHINGTON / WASHINGTON TWP SANTA CLAUS VISITS 2021

WATERFORD SANTA CLAUS VISITS 2021

WEST BLOOMFIELD SANTA CLAUS VISITS 2021

Saturday, December 4, 2021 from 11a-1:30p (half-hour sessions begin at 11a)
West Bloomfield Santa Claus – Letters to Santa
West Bloomfield Twp Recreation Activities Center (4640 Walnut Lake Road West Bloomfield, MI 48323 wbparks.org)
Meet Santa, give him your letter, take a family picture and he will have a cookie for you. Cost is per family. Choose from one of five timeslots. One adult needs to register for the event and then indicate how many children you are bringing when prompted. Any age welcome! Photos will be emailed within one week of the event. $15 per resident family/$17 per nonresident family. Online registration is available now.

WHITE LAKE SANTA CLAUS VISITS 2021

WIXOM SANTA CLAUS VISITS 2021

WOLVERINE LAKE SANTA CLAUS VISITS 2021

2020 Events TBD for 2021

November 27 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 by reservation only and require pre-payment. Masks required at all times, including the photoshoot, for guests ages 2 and up (and Santa too!). Santa will maintain a 6’ distance from guests at all times. Heightened cleaning protocols and hand sanitizer provided. CLICK HERE for Santa Reservations.

November 7 through December 24
Auburn Hills Santa Claus Visits – Bass Pro Shops “Contactless Claus” Santa Claus Visits
Bass Pro Shops (Great Lakes Crossing, 248-209-4200)
Santa visits are FREE! 1 – visit Bass Pro Online 2 – make a FREE Reservation 3 – Show your confirmation at check in. For 2020: reservations are required, temperature screenings are required, families practice safe social distancing, and Santa will have a “magic shield” for a “Contactless Claus” visit.

Saturday, December 5, 2020 from 3p-7:30p
Berkley Santa Claus Events – Berkley Drive-By Santa Parade
Throughout Berkley
Santa will be cruising through the community for kids and residents to wave from the safety of their homes as he brings some holiday cheer to our Berkley neighborhoods. Santa will begin his venture through the neighborhoods starting at the intersection of Kenmore Rd and 12 Mile Rd. Residents are encouraged to stand outside from the safety of their front yard or porch and watch Santa float by. Hosted by the City of Berkley.

Saturday, November 28, 2020 through Christmas Eve (various dates)
Birmingham Santa Claus Visit 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. FOR 2020 – Families are invited to schedule an appointment (one per family, please) to visit Santa in front of his quaint “home” under the pavilion in Shain Park. Santa visits will be socially distanced. Families are asked to wear masks while they are waiting, but they may remove them for their photo. Please check-in 10 minutes before your scheduled appointment. Link to Schedule a Visit with Santa. Hosted by the Birmingham Principal Shopping DistrictSchedule

Saturday, December 5, 2020 from noon-4p
Bloomfield Hills Santa Claus Visits – Cranbrook Santa Sighting
Cranbrook House and Gardens (380 Lone Pine Road in Bloomfield Hills, MI, housegardens.cranbrook.edu)
Santa Claus is coming to Cranbrook House and your family can safely see him from the comfort of your car. Mrs. Claus and a few other holiday friends will also be there to welcome you to this outdoor, drive-thru event. Cranbrook House encourages you to wear your Santa hats or favorite holiday outfits and decorate your vehicle. Children will receive a gift from Santa and his helpers along the way. Pre-registration required. Call 248-645-3149 for ticket info and to reserve. Reserve by 11/30.

Through Christmas Eve
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. The train is lit up at night. Social distance around bonfires and enjoy the Christmas lights while you wait for your reserved visit for Santa. Bring your own camera and dress for weather. Santa will be socially distanced. Reservations required, call 810-632-7692. Hosted by Spicer Orchards. REVIEW of Spicer Orchards.

Saturday, December 12, 2020 at noon
Ferndale Santa Claus – Ferndale Santa Parade
5 Parks in Ferndale
Santa has also asked that everyone who comes out to see him wears a mask and respects social distance of at least 6 feet. He will be stopping in 5 locations around town and cruising around spreading cheer along the route. Hosted by the Downtown Ferndale DDA.
1 – Harding Park – 12:15-12:30p
2 – Wilson Park – 1-1:15p
3 Pop-Up Park – (NW Corner of 9/Bermuda): 1:30-1:45p
4 – The dot on Troy Street – 2-2:15p
5 Geary Park – 2:30p-2:45p

Saturday, December 19, 2020 from 12:50p to 2p
Hazel Park Santa Claus – Santa Claus Hazel Park Tour 2020
Throughout Hazel Park
Santa will ride through the city at the following locations with the help of the Hazel Park FD & PD. Tour starts at Hazel Park Community Center at 12:50p, visit Hoover Elementary School at 1:05p, Hazel Park High School at 1:11, the HP Admin Building at 1:22, Webster Elementary at 1:37p, and City Hall at 1:46p. Each stop will be outdoors. Please remember to wear a mask and practice safe social distancing.

Saturday, December 5, 2020 from 11a-3p (10 minute time slots)
New Hudson Christmas Events – Kids Gotta Play Holiday Event
Kids Gotta Play (53535 Grand River Ave, New Hudson, MI 48165)
Highlights include a visit and photo with Santa (socially distanced), treat bags, ornament tree, giveaways and more. 2 families per 10 minute time slot, $5 per child. Prepaid reservations only. Reservations can be made at THIS LINK.

Thursday, November 27, 2020 through Christmas Eve (Closed 11/30, 12/1, 12/7, 12/8)
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 properly socially-distanced photo with Santa in his sleigh. A pre-paid photo package reservation is required and can be obtained at www.shoptwelveoaks.com/holidays. Santa will wear a mask, at all times and during photos, regardless of state or local mandate. The Academy’s snowfall and high-touch, interactive elements have been temporarily removed.

November 27, 2020 through Christmas Eve (11a-8p Mon-Sat) (noon-6p Sundays)
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 11/30 & 12/7. Limited hours on Christmas Eve. Face masks are required to visit Santa for children age 2 and up as well as adults.

Saturday, December 19, 2020 from 11:30a-1p
Novi Santa Claus Visits – Brunch with Santa – 
Paradise Park (45799 Grand River Ave, Novi, MI, 48375, 248-735-1050, www.paradiseparknovi.com)
Admission includes crafts, coloring, balloon pop games, brunch with Santa, laser tag with Santa, and photos with Santa. Reservations are limited. Buy tickets online at www.paradiseparknovi.com

November 20 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! VIEW THIS LISTING TO SEE HOW THE VILLAGE IS HANDLING SANTA VISITS AMIDSTS COVID CONCERNS. SPECIAL NEEDS SANTA INFO / SANTA CLAUS PET PHOTOS INFO Santa Visit Days – November 22,23,24,28,29,30 December 1,6,7,8,13,14,15,20,21,22,23,24. Visit www.TheVoRH.com for hours / more info.

Saturday, December 5, 2020 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 cookies and apple cider. This year, guests will be asked to stay in their car until it is their turn to visit. Masks are required at all times, even for photos with Santa. Families will be kept 6 feet away from Santa. Pre-registration is required. Register at Eventbrite dot com. Hosted by rochesterhills.org.

November 28 through Christmas Eve (various hours)
Troy 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 www.oaklandmall.com. Pre-registration only. Santa can booked HERE. Virtual calls with Santa are also offered! Visit oaklandmall.com for details.

December 4th, 5th, & 6th AND December 11th, 12th, & 13th (Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays)
Troy Santa Claus Visits – Holiday Character Visits at Oakland Mall 
Oakland Mall (412 W 14 Mile Road, Troy, MI 48083, 248-585-6000, website)
Visit with Santa and special guest – Christmas Grouch (Grinch). Fridays 4p-7p, Saturdays 11a-7p, Sundays, 11a-6p. Visit oaklandmall.com for schedule/characters. Pre-registration only can booked HERE.

Mondays & Tuesdays from 11/30 through 12/22
Troy Santa Claus Visits – Selfies With Santa
Somerset Collection (2800 West Big Beaver Road, Troy, MI 48084)
Selfies with Santa on Mondays and Tuesdays. Santa will be so happy to be in your photo as he waves to you from the balcony of his magical castle. Selfies with Santa will be from 11a–1:30p, and 4:30p-7p on Mondays and Tuesdays. No reservations required. Hosted by The Somerset Collection.

Wednesdays through Saturdays from 12/2 through 12/23
Troy Santa Claus Visits – Santa Photos
Somerset Collection (2800 West Big Beaver Road, Troy, MI 48084)
Photo visits with Santa will take place on Wednesdays – Saturdays from 11a–6:55p and Sundays from 12p-5:55p by PRE-PAID RESERVATION ONLY. Photo visits with Santa will begin on Wednesday, December 2nd. Photos are $30 for 6 different images. Book reservations beginning 11/25/20. Reservations will be made available 7 days in advance. Hosted by The Somerset Collection.

Saturday, December 5, 2020 at 10a
Troy Santa Claus Visits – Santa Visits at Stage Nature Center
Stage Nature Center (6685 Coolidge Hwy, Troy, MI 48098)
Hosted by the Troy Nature Society. Santa loves to visit you at the nature center but knows that we all need to practice social distancing this year. He and Mrs Claus will be here for a scheduled long-distance chat with each child. Bring your letter with a return address for Santa to take with him to the North Pole. He will send a letter back to you. At the visit, each child will receive the materials and directions for a special craft to make at home and a special gift bag from Santa. New this year, to maintain social distancing, upon registering each family will be contacted and assigned a specific time to visit Santa during this session. Please attend at the time assigned. Please dress for the weather as we are planning the visit to happen outside at the nature center pavilion.. For cost and registration info, call TNS at 248-688-9703.

Saturday, December 12, 2020 from 12:30p-3:30p and Sunday, December 13, 2020 from 2p-4p
Troy Santa Claus Visits – Cocoa & Crafts with Santa
Troy Historic Village (60 West Wattles Road, Troy, Michigan 48098)
Make a memory this year: write and deliver a wish list to Santa, listen to Mr. and Mrs. Claus read a holiday story, and make a craft in Santa’s workshop. Tour our festive Celebration of Light exhibit, too. Space is limited, advance registration is a must – 248-524-3570. Hosted by Troy Historic Village.

Saturday, December 12, 2020 from 1p-3p
Wolverine Lake Santa Claus – Drive By Santa 2020
Clara Miller Park (2500 Benstein Road, Village of Wolverine Lake, MI)
Santa will be located toward the end of the parking lot by the baseball diamond. Residents are encouraged to decorate the passenger side of their car. Snap pictures with Santa social distancing. Retrieve you pictures the next day on Facebook by going to the private group page ” Wolverine Lake Village Drive By Santa”. Hosted by www.wolverinelake.com.

Thursday, November 7, 2019 at 7p
Auburn Hills Santa Claus Visits – Santa’s Grand Arrival
Great Lakes Crossing Outlets (4000 Baldwin Rd, Auburn Hills, MI 48326 District 7)
Celebrity guests, fireworks, face painters, balloon animals all welcome Santa’s arrival at Great Lakes Crossing! Enter to win a $1000 Great Lakes Crossing Outlets shopping spree, Sea Life tickets, Legoland tickets, Peppa Pig tickets, and much more. SANTA’S FLIGHT ACADEMY REVIEW/PICS/INFO THROUGH 12/23.

Thursday, November 16 through Christmas Eve
Auburn Hills Santa Claus Visits – Santa’s Wonderland at Bass Pro Shops
Bass Pro Shops (Great Lakes Crossing, 248-209-4200)
Bass Pro hosts Santa Claus (and tons of free Christmas fun for kids at Bass Pro) daily through Christmas Eve. You can even get a free photo with Santa while enjoying the free fun! MORE INFO and times for Santa’s daily appearances and for a list of all the free fun holiday games, crafts and activities happening each day! Details

Saturday, December 14 at 9a & Sunday, December 15 at 10a
Auburn Hills Santa  – LEGOLAND Breakfast with Minifigure Santa
LEGOLAND Discovery Center Michigan (Great Lakes Crossing Outlets, 4000 Baldwin Rd, Auburn Hills, MI 48326, 248-409-6009, legolanddiscoverycenter.com/michigan)
French toast sticks for the mini-builders, breakfast sandwiches for the “big kids” and other continental-style items are included with your ticket. Each child will receive a small LEGO gift, too. Pre-registration required.

Saturday, December 14, 2019 from 10a-2p
Birmingham Santa Claus – Storytime with Santa
Birmingham Community House (380 South Bates, Birmingham, MI)
Storytime with Santa! Children will enjoy cookies, cocoa, crafts and more.. Bring your camera. For cost info, and to register… program@communityhouse.com. Hosted by the Birmingham Community House.

Saturday, December 5, 2021 at Times TBA (2 Sessions to Choose From)
Birmingham Santa Claus Visits – BYA Brickfast 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

Sunday, December 15, 2019 from noon-1:30p
Birmingham Santa Claus – Tea with Santa (and Elsa & Anna)
Townsend Hotel (100 Townsend St, Birmingham MI)
Enjoy a very special tea time with Santa, Elsa and Anna.

Saturday, December 7, 2019 at 10a & 1p (2 sessions to choose from)
Brownstown Santa Events – Snacks with Santa
Lake Erie Metropark – (32481 W Jefferson, Brownstown, MI 48173, 734-379-5020, 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. The program takes place at the Lake Erie Golf Course Starter Building. Preregistration required, 734-379-5020. $6. A Metroparks vehicle entry permit is required for these events. Daily & Annual vehicle permits are on sale NOW. You can pick one up at metroparks.com OR visit your local Metropark today.

Saturday, December 14, 2019 at 11:30a
Clawson Santa Claus – Lunch with Santa
Hunter Community Center (509 Fisher Court, Clawson, MI)
Tickets may be purchased at Hunter Community Center and include lunch, a visit with Santa and a small gift. Bring your own camera for pics. Tickets are limited. 248-589-0334 for details. Hosted by the General Federation of Women’s Club and the City of Clawson.

Saturday, December 14, 2019 from 11a-noon
Davisburg Santa Claus Visits – Visits with Santa
Hart Community Center (495 Broadway, Davisburg, MI, 48350)
Visit Santa, decorate cookies, make a craft and more. Adult must accompany child. Professional take home photo provided at no additional cost. Call 248-846-6558 to register. A separate Breakfast with Santa event also scheduled the same day at 9a. Must pre-register for both. Hosted by Sprinfield Twp Parks & Recreation.

Saturday, December 14, 2019 from 9a-10:30a
Davisburg Santa Claus Visits – Breakfast with Santa
Hart Community Center (495 Broadway, Davisburg, MI, 48350)
Decorate cookies, make a craft & enjoy a pancake an sausage breakfast. Fee includes professional take-home photo. Call 248-846-6558 to register. Hosted by Sprinfield Twp Parks & Recreation.

November 22 through December 22 (Thursdays through Sundays)
Detroit Santa Claus Visit – Visit with Santa at Campus Martius
Campus Martius Park (1 Campus Martius #700, Detroit, MI 48226)
Take a special photo with Santa at the One Campus Martius building lobby. Bring your camera. Hours – More Info.

December 7, 14, & 21 from 2p-4p
Detroit Santa Claus Visits – Skate with Santa at Campus Martius
Campus Martius Park (800 Woodward Ave, Detroit, Michigan)
Spend the afternoon ice skating with Santa (and bring your camera). Standard admission to the Campus Martius Park Ice Skating Rink apply – $10 adults, $8 children under 12. Skate rental is $5. Hosted by Downtown Detroit Parks. CAMPUS MARTIUS PARK RINK INFO

Sunday, December 15, 2019 from 1p-5p
Detroit Santa Claus Visits – Santa Claus at Beacon Park PLUS Family Fun Day
Beacon Park (1901 Grand River Ave, Detroit, MI 48226)
FREE holiday fun plus pics with Santa and all the holiday light installations. For more info, visit downtowndetroitparks.com.

Saturday, December 7, 2019 at 9a
Ferndale Santa Claus Visits – Breakfast with Santa
Kulick Center (1201 Livernois, Ferndale, Michigan 48220)
Each child will receive breakfast, treat bag and picture with Santa. Please register early by calling 248-544-6767. Hosted by Ferndale Parks and Recreation.

December 1-17 from 4p-6p
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.

Saturday, November 16 through Christmas Eve
Livonia Santa Claus Events – Santa Claus Visits at Laurel Park Place Mall
Laurel Park Place (37700 Six Mile Rd, Livonia, MI 48152)
Mondays through Saturdays from 10a-9p, Sundays from noon-6p, & 8a-6p on Christmas Eve. Shortcuts to Santa via fastpass online reservations. Photo packages available. Visit laurelparkplace.com for details.

Saturday, December 7, 2019 from 3p-4p
Madison Hts Santa Claus – Storytime with Santa
Red Oaks Nature Center  (30300 Hales Street, Madison Hts, MI 48071, 248-585-0100)
Enjoy a story and cookie with Santa, sing carols, and make a holiday-themed craft. Cost is $5 per person. Pre-registration with payment is required by calling 248-858-0916 weekdays or 248-585-0100 Saturdays. Hosted by Oakland County Parks.

Saturdays from November 30 through December 21 from 11a-1p
Milford Santa Claus – Santa Visits at Village Center Mall
Village Center Mall (1100 Atlantic St, Milford, MI 48381)
Keeping your time with Santa personal, there won’t be a professional photographer at the mall. You are encouraged to bring your own camera to document your Santa sighting. For more info, visit www.meetmeinmilford.com.

November 23,24,30 December 7,8,14,15,21,22 from 1p-5p
Northville Santa Claus Visits – Santa in Town Square –
Northville Town Square (150 E Main St, Northville, MI 48167)
For more info, visit www.downtownnorthville.com

Saturday, December 7, 2019 at 11a & 1p (2 sessions to choose from)
Rochester Santa Claus Visits – Swim With Santa
Older Persons Commission (650 Letica Dr, Rochester, MI 48307)
Families will have the opportunity to swim together and meet Santa in the pool. Santa’s helpers will be on hand to distribute fun toys to the kids. This is a fun event open to the public. Sign up early to ensure your spot in the pool. $5 per child / $2.50 per adult. For more info and to register, 248-608-0295.

December 12,13,14, & 15 from 8:30a-10a & 10:30a-noon / December 12,13,14, 15,from 5:30p-7:30p
Royal Oak Santa Claus Visits – Breakfast with Santa / Dinner with Santa
Detroit Zoo (8450 W 10 Mile Rd, Royal Oak, MI 48067)
Join Old St Nick as he takes a breather from his busy holiday schedule to enjoy a delicious buffet-style breakfast or dinner w/Santa at the Detroit Zoo. Seating is limited and advance reservations are necessary. Call 248-541-5717 and press 9 for ticket information. Bring your camera. Visit DetroitZoo.org to purchase tickets.

Friday, November 1, 2019 at 7p
Troy Santa Claus Visits – Macy’s Fireworks Spectacular and Santa Arrival
Oakland Mall (Macy’s North Entrance)
Santa Claus arrival with fireworks! Santa’s official welcome to Oakland Mall for the 2019 Christmas season. After the fireworks, head inside for live music and entertainment. Have your photo taken with him on the lower level of Macy’s. Hosted by Oakland Mall and Macy’s.

Saturday, December 7, 2019 from 9a-11a
Troy Santa Claus Visits – Breakfast With Santa
Oakland Mall (412 W 14 Mile Road, Troy, MI 48083, 248-585-6000, website)
Includes pancake, sausage, milk or juice, Cinnabon bon bites, AND a 5x7photo with silver frame and holiday craft activity. No-preregistration required. $12. Visit oaklandmall.com for more info.

Saturday, December 7, 2019 at 2p
Troy Santa Claus Visit – “Deer” Santa
Stage Nature Center (6685 Coolidge Hwy, Troy, MI 48098)
Hosted by the Troy Nature Society. Join Santa as he tells a few tales about his reindeer and life at the North Pole. Everyone will talk with Santa and receive a small gift. The TNS Photo Club will be available to take pictures of children with Santa. For cost and registration info, call TNS at 248-688-9703.

Saturday, December 7, 2019 from 1p-4p
Walled Lake Santa Claus Visit – Bowl with Santa
Wonderland Lanes (8265 Richardson Rd, Walled Lake, MI 48390)
Hosted by West Bloomfield Parks. Bowl with Santa and his friends. Afternoon includes 2 games of bowling, shoes, pizza, pop, and a family picture. Register at wbparks.org or call 248-451-1900.

November 29 through December 23, 2019 at 5p, 6p, & 7p (daily)
Washington Santa Claus Visit – Sleigh Ride & Dinner with Santa
Miller’s Big Red Orchard (4900 32 Mile Rd, Washington Twp, MI 48095, 586-752-7888)
A tractor pulled sleigh-ride through the lighted orchard followed by dinner and pics with Santa. For more info, 586-752-7888.

Saturday, December 14, 2019 from 8a-11a
Wixom Santa Claus Visit – Breakfast with Santa
Wixom Community Center (39015 Pontiac Trail, Wixom, MI 48393)
Activities include a pancake breakfast and a visit with Santa for all children 10 and under. To register, call 248-624-1055. Hosted by the City of Wixom Recreation Department.

Saturday, December 7, 2019 from 1p-3p
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. Pay in advance at Village Hall (425 Glengary, Wolverine Lake, MI) or online at www.wolverinelake.com. Save $ by paying in advance. Call 248-624-1710 for more information.

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 2021 coming soon!

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