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Santa Sightings around Greater Grand Rapids

Tall santas, short santas, round santas, thin santas – there’s no shortage of santa sightings in West Michigan this year! With all these options hopefully there won’t be any long lines, wherever you chose to visit this Christmas icon.

If you know of other places Santa will be making an appearance, leave us a comment or submit the event here.

RELATED: Greater Grand Rapids Christmas Tree Guide

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If you are looking for the perfect Santa’s lap to showcase your children for the annual Christmas card picture, you should have plenty of options! Santa will be visiting a number of local malls this year!

November 12 – December 24

  • Monday to Saturday 10AM-9PM
  • Sunday Noon-6PM
  • Hours will be extended in December
Pet Photos with Santa at Woodland Mall
November 14 – December 19
  • Monday to Saturday 10AM-9PM
  • Sunday Noon-6PM
  • Hours will be extended in December

Photos with Santa at Rivertown Crossings
November 12 – December 24

Regular Hours:
Monday – Saturday: 12:00 PM-8:00 PM
Sunday: 12:00 PM – 6:00 PM

Special Hours:
11/26 – 12/15: 11:00 AM-8:00 PM
12/16 – 12/23: 9:00 AM – 9:00 PM
12/18: 11:00 AM – 8:00 PM
Christmas Eve: 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM (Break: 12:00PM – 12:30PM)

Santa Claus at Breton Village Mall
November 25 – December 24

  • Wednesdays, Fridays and Saturdays – 11 AM – 3 PM
  • Thursdays – 6 PM – 8 PM

Santa & Mrs. Claus will be there:

  • December 3, 10 & 17 from 11 AM – 3 PM

Santa Photos at Rogers Plaza
December 1 – 18

  • Thursdays and Fridays 2 – 8 PM
  • Saturdays  11 AM – 8 PM
  • Sundays 12 – 4 PM

December 19-23: Every day 11 AM – 8 PM

December 24:  11 AM – 4 PM

 

November 28, 2016

– at  6:15 pm - 7:15 pm
THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELED DUE TO WEATHER!!!!   Zeeland's annual Christmas parade is a heartwarming, lighted parade, which is guaranteed to bring smiles to |read more… CANCELED-Magical Christmas Parade & Tree Lighting Ceremony (Zeeland)

November 30, 2016

Deer Tracks Junction, LLC – 7850 14 Mile Rd. Cedar Springs at  3:00 pm - 6:00 pm
~Bring your camera to take a photo with Santa~ Santa will be at Deer Tracks Junction every Wednesday through Sunday from now until December 24th. |read more… Christmas Experience with Santa at Deer Tracks Junction

December 1, 2016

Deer Tracks Junction, LLC – 7850 14 Mile Rd. Cedar Springs at  3:00 pm - 6:00 pm
~Bring your camera to take a photo with Santa~ Santa will be at Deer Tracks Junction every Wednesday through Sunday from now until December 24th. |read more… Christmas Experience with Santa at Deer Tracks Junction
Downtown Hudsonville – 3488 Kelly Street Hudsonville at  4:30 pm - 7:30 pm
RE/MAX Premiere invites you to enjoy this holiday event complete with: Personaliaing an ornament to take home Horse Drawn Carriage Rides Christmas Music Pictures with |read more… Hudsonville Christmas Tree Lighting
Walker Ice and Fitness Center – 4151 Remembrance Rd. NW Walker at  5:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Enjoy an evening of free ice skating, reindeer, hot chocolate, kids crafts, holiday music, and our 7:00 p.m. tree lighting. A figure skating Exhibition by |read more… Walker Winter Fest 2016

December 2, 2016

Deer Tracks Junction, LLC – 7850 14 Mile Rd. Cedar Springs at  3:00 pm - 6:00 pm
~Bring your camera to take a photo with Santa~ Santa will be at Deer Tracks Junction every Wednesday through Sunday from now until December 24th. |read more… Christmas Experience with Santa at Deer Tracks Junction
Rosa Parks Circle – 132 Monroe Center St. NW Grand Rapids at  5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Let's Light Up Downtown together as a community! Join in the holiday themed festivities as we kick off the season with the annual lighting of |read more… Light Up Downtown - Winter Season Kickoff
Ada Covered Bridge – 7490 Thornapple River Dr SE Ada at  5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Join us for a fun‐filled way to kick-off the holiday season in Ada Township! Enjoy the annual bridge lighting ceremony at 5:30 p.m., followed by |read more… Tinsel, Treats and Trolley Bridge Lighting
Holland Museum – 31 W 10th St, Holland at  6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Reminiscent of years gone by, this traditional Dutch folk event celebrates Sinterklaas, the benevolent St. Nicholas. Listen to stories, make a Dutch lantern, and play |read more… Sinterklaas Eve Celebration (Holland)
Downtown Coopersville – Main Street Coopersville at  7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Nighttime Christmas Parade in Historic Downtown Coopersville Free of Charge Santa Visit, cookies and hot cocoa following parade in Community Services Building Coopersville 36th Annual Nighttime Christmas Parade

December 3, 2016

John Ball Zoo – 1300 W. Fulton Grand Rapids at  10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Share some holiday spirit with furry and feathered friends at John Ball Zoo's annual Christmas for the Animals. Bring a gift for our animals and get Zoo admission and a |read more… Christmas for the Animals at John Ball Zoo
Grand Rapids Yacht Club – 740 Lakeside Dr SE East Grand Rapids at  10:00 am - 2:00 pm
OPEN TO THE PUBLIC! Cookies and Cocoa with Santa. Join us on December 3, 2016 for a fun family friendly event at 10:00 a.m., 11:30 |read more… Cookies and Cocoa with Santa
– at  10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Sat. Dec. 3   10 am – 1 pm (112 E. Division) Horse drawn wagon rides with Santa
Ada Township Fire Department – 6990 Fulton St E Ada at  11:00 am
10:30- Parade line up at McDonalds (Ada Dr./Thornapple Shopping Center) 11am- Parade begins Join us for Free cookies, hot chocolate, and pictures with Santa from |read more… Ada's Holiday Parade
Art Van – 4375 28th St. S.E. Grand Rapids at  11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Come visit Santa at Art Van Wonderland. Santa and his elves will be on hand to greet families and take complimentary photos. Children can also |read more… Art Van Free Photos with Santa
Harbor Cinema – 1937 Lakeshore Dr Muskegon at  11:00 am - 3:00 pm
11:00 - 2:00 pm Santa Claus at The Harbor Cinema [ On-site photographer available! ] 11:00 - 2:00 pm Ice Sculpting Demo 11:00 - 3:00 |read more… Holidays in Lakeside
Downtown Rockford – 17 Squires St Rockford at  11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Join us for Rockford’s 73rd Annual Santa Parade! The jolly man in the red suit makes Rockford one his first stops on his world tour. |read more… Rockford Santa Parade
Allendale Township Library – 6175 Library Ln Allendale at  11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Looking for a local, FREE opportunity to see Santa? Stop by the library for pictures with Santa and free Christmas crafts sponsored by AppleTree Learning |read more… Saturday with Santa at the Library
Nelis’ Dutch Village – 12350 James St. Holland at  11:00 am
 JOIN US FOR A VISIT FROM SINTERKLAAS Saturdays, November 19, 26 & December 3, 11:00 am and 1:00 pm As the Holidays are upon us, Sinterklaas |read more… Sinterklaas Storytime (Holland)
Robinette’s Apple Haus – 3142 4 Mile Rd NE Grand Rapids at  12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Admission is FREE for the whole family! While you're here, be sure to check out the special deals in Robinette's gift barn too! Robinette's Welcomes Santa and his Reindeer!
Carolyn Stich Studio – 206 College Ave Holland at  1:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Enjoy this favorite holiday tradition and visit Santa Claus in Downtown Holland at Carolyn Stich Studio! There is no charge for children to sit on |read more… Santa's Shoppe (Holland)
Nelis’ Dutch Village – 12350 James St. Holland at  1:00 pm
 JOIN US FOR A VISIT FROM SINTERKLAAS Saturdays, November 19, 26 & December 3, 11:00 am and 1:00 pm As the Holidays are upon us, Sinterklaas |read more… Sinterklaas Storytime (Holland)
Main Street in Caledonia – Main Street Caledonia at  6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Christmas in Caledonia is Saturday, December 3rd from 6pm - 8pm on Main Street in Caledonia. The Santa Parade kicks off the event at 6pm |read more… Christmas in Caledonia
Downtown Lowell – Main Street Lowell at  6:00 pm
Annual Night-Time Santa Parade, "Santa's Village." Parade steps off from the fairgrounds at 6pm sharp and heads east on Main Street, ending at the First |read more… Lowell Night-time Santa Parade

December 4, 2016

Art Van – 4375 28th St. S.E. Grand Rapids at  12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Come visit Santa at Art Van Wonderland. Santa and his elves will be on hand to greet families and take complimentary photos. Children can also |read more… Art Van Free Photos with Santa
North Muskegon – First Street and Ruddiman North Muskegon at  12:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Join us for the 12th Annual Circle of Trees! 12:00 - 4:00 p.m. - Tree Decorating 5:30 p.m. - Line up for Santa/Dog Parade at the |read more… North Muskegon Circle of Trees & Dog Parade
Carolyn Stich Studio – 206 College Ave Holland at  12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Enjoy this favorite holiday tradition and visit Santa Claus in Downtown Holland at Carolyn Stich Studio! There is no charge for children to sit on |read more… Santa's Shoppe (Holland)
Hemlock Crossing – Nature Education Center – 8115 West Olive Road West Olive at  1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Santa and Mrs. Claus are returning by popular demand, but to a different location this year. Enjoy some refreshments and capture the scene as little |read more… Winter Open House . . . with Santa! (Holland)

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December 6, 2016

Plaza next to Jumpin’ Java – 215 Washington St. Grand Haven at  6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Tri-Cities Kiwanis brings Santa and Mrs. Claus to town during this annual Grand Haven tradition. There is no charge to see Santa, but donations are |read more… Santa House (Grand Haven)
Maddy LaRoue’s – 126 E Division St Sparta at  6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Free photos with Santa, activities, & more! Santa Workshop

December 7, 2016

Deer Tracks Junction, LLC – 7850 14 Mile Rd. Cedar Springs at  3:00 pm - 6:00 pm
~Bring your camera to take a photo with Santa~ Santa will be at Deer Tracks Junction every Wednesday through Sunday from now until December 24th. |read more… Christmas Experience with Santa at Deer Tracks Junction
Lowell Showboat – 113 Riverwalk Plaza Lowell at  5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Make holiday memories this year in Lowell when you visit the Lowell Showboat! Decorated in this year's them, Santa's Village, the Lowell showboat will delight |read more… Santa Visits on the Showboat
Rockford Rotary Pavilion – 50 Squires Street Square NE Rockford at  6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Tired of battling the mall crowds? Why not bring your child to Rockford to visit Santa – all in the idyllic setting of downtown. Kids |read more… Santa at the Pavilion
Plaza next to Jumpin’ Java – 215 Washington St. Grand Haven at  6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Tri-Cities Kiwanis brings Santa and Mrs. Claus to town during this annual Grand Haven tradition. There is no charge to see Santa, but donations are |read more… Santa House (Grand Haven)

December 8, 2016

Gerald R. Ford International Airport – 5500 44th St. Grand Rapids at  1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
The Gerald R. Ford International Airport (GFIA) is getting into the holiday spirit with a music festival, and a visit from Santa & Mrs. Claus. |read more… Santa & Mrs. Claus at the Ford Airport!
Deer Tracks Junction, LLC – 7850 14 Mile Rd. Cedar Springs at  3:00 pm - 6:00 pm
~Bring your camera to take a photo with Santa~ Santa will be at Deer Tracks Junction every Wednesday through Sunday from now until December 24th. |read more… Christmas Experience with Santa at Deer Tracks Junction
Santa House – 80 N. Union Street Sparta at  5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Santa will be in town taking visitors at his house! *Santa House (80 N. Union Street, Parking behind Library) Pet Night with Santa
Plaza next to Jumpin’ Java – 215 Washington St. Grand Haven at  6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Tri-Cities Kiwanis brings Santa and Mrs. Claus to town during this annual Grand Haven tradition. There is no charge to see Santa, but donations are |read more… Santa House (Grand Haven)

December 9, 2016

Deer Tracks Junction, LLC – 7850 14 Mile Rd. Cedar Springs at  3:00 pm - 6:00 pm
~Bring your camera to take a photo with Santa~ Santa will be at Deer Tracks Junction every Wednesday through Sunday from now until December 24th. |read more… Christmas Experience with Santa at Deer Tracks Junction
Eighth Street Market Place – 150 West Eighth Street Holland at  3:00 pm - 8:00 pm
8th Street Market Place is home to the Friends of Art authentic open-air European Christmas market, where vendors offer unique gifts and holiday treats from historically crafted |read more… Holiday Kersmarkt (Holland)
Lowell Showboat – 113 Riverwalk Plaza Lowell at  5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Make holiday memories this year in Lowell when you visit the Lowell Showboat! Decorated in this year's them, Santa's Village, the Lowell showboat will delight |read more… A Nite of Christmas Cheer!
Rockford Footwear Depot – 235 N Main St Rockford at  5:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Come and join the Rockford Footwear Depot as we welcome Santa Claus and Mrs. Claus. They will be here and ready for pictures with you, |read more… Meet Santa and Mrs. Claus
KDL Kentwood Library Branch – 4950 Breton SE Grand Rapids at  6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Join us for the Annual Community Tree Lighting Ceremony! This year's event takes place on a Friday night starting with a holiday light parade. There |read more… Community Tree Lighting & Holiday Light Parade
Plaza next to Jumpin’ Java – 215 Washington St. Grand Haven at  6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Tri-Cities Kiwanis brings Santa and Mrs. Claus to town during this annual Grand Haven tradition. There is no charge to see Santa, but donations are |read more… Santa House (Grand Haven)

December 10, 2016

KDL Kentwood Library Branch – 4950 Breton SE Grand Rapids at  9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Join the South Kent Jaycees at Breakfast with Santa! You will be able to take a photo of your child with your own device for |read more… Breakfast with Santa
Indian Trails Camp – O-1859 Lake Michigan Drive NW Grand Rapids at  10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Santa Claus is coming to camp! Join IKUS Life Enrichment Services at Indian Trails Camp for our Breakfast with Santa community event on Saturday, December |read more… Breakfast with Santa at Indian Trails Camp
Coopersville Farm Museum – 375 Main Street Coopersville at  10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Since our regular Kids, Crafts, and Critters falls on New Year's Eve this month, we decided to add another opportunity for kids to have some |read more… Cookies with Mrs. Claus
Audrey Lane Boutique and Consignment – 1005 Lake Dr SE Grand Rapids at  10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Visit with Santa, shop and with purchase get hot cocoa next door at Marie Catrib's! Shop and Visit with Santa!
– at  10:30 am - 12:30 pm
Renew Mama Studio has talked with the north pole and Santa will be making a special stop at the studio on December 10th! Families come |read more… Santa Comes to Renew Mama Studio
Lowell Showboat – 113 Riverwalk Plaza Lowell at  10:30 am - 1:00 pm
Make holiday memories this year in Lowell when you visit the Lowell Showboat! Decorated in this year's them, Santa's Village, the Lowell showboat will delight |read more… Santa Visits on the Showboat
Art Van – 4375 28th St. S.E. Grand Rapids at  11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Come visit Santa at Art Van Wonderland. Santa and his elves will be on hand to greet families and take complimentary photos. Children can also |read more… Art Van Free Photos with Santa
Plaza next to Jumpin’ Java – 215 Washington St. Grand Haven at  11:30 am - 4:30 pm
Tri-Cities Kiwanis brings Santa and Mrs. Claus to town during this annual Grand Haven tradition. There is no charge to see Santa, but donations are |read more… Santa House (Grand Haven)
Felt Mansion – 6597 138th Ave. Laketown Twp at  12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
On December 10, we will have our annual family fun day - Winterfest.  This annual event will be from noon-2:00 p.m. and features a free lunch, |read more… Family Fun Day at the Felt Estate
Historic Charlton Park – 2545 S. Charlton Park Rd. Hastings at  12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Historic Charlton Park’s turn-of-the-century village is the setting for Of Christmas Past! Come out and enjoy the sights, sounds, tastes and activities of the late |read more… Of Christmas Past
Horrocks Market – 4455 Breton Rd SE Kentwood at  12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Bring the family to Horrocks Market on Saturday, December 10th to meet Santa and pet his live reindeer! We'll have lots of fun activities for |read more… Santa & His Live Reindeer at Horrocks Market
Carolyn Stich Studio – 206 College Ave Holland at  1:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Enjoy this favorite holiday tradition and visit Santa Claus in Downtown Holland at Carolyn Stich Studio! There is no charge for children to sit on |read more… Santa's Shoppe (Holland)
Celebration Cinema Grand Rapids South – 1506 Eastport Dr SE Gaines Township at  5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Bring your pet to the theatre on Saturday, December 10th from 5-8PM to get their picture taken with Santa! Donations are accepted to help purchase |read more… Pet Pics with Santa - Kent County Sheriff's Office Fundraiser
William Ferry Park – 110 Pine Street Ferrysburg at  6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Caroling by a bonfire with hot chocolate, donuts and Santa Claus! Questions contact City Hall 616-842-5803 Caroling in the Park (Ferrysburg)

December 11, 2016

Art Van – 4375 28th St. S.E. Grand Rapids at  12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Come visit Santa at Art Van Wonderland. Santa and his elves will be on hand to greet families and take complimentary photos. Children can also |read more… Art Van Free Photos with Santa
Historic Charlton Park – 2545 S. Charlton Park Rd. Hastings at  12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Historic Charlton Park’s turn-of-the-century village is the setting for Of Christmas Past! Come out and enjoy the sights, sounds, tastes and activities of the late |read more… Of Christmas Past
Carolyn Stich Studio – 206 College Ave Holland at  12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Enjoy this favorite holiday tradition and visit Santa Claus in Downtown Holland at Carolyn Stich Studio! There is no charge for children to sit on |read more… Santa's Shoppe (Holland)
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December 12, 2016

Sparta Carnegie Township Library – 80 N Union St Sparta at  6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Mrs. Claus has been invited to come and read a story at our library. We will have cookie decorating and a fun craft for the |read more… Holiday Fun at the Library

December 13, 2016

Plaza next to Jumpin’ Java – 215 Washington St. Grand Haven at  6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Tri-Cities Kiwanis brings Santa and Mrs. Claus to town during this annual Grand Haven tradition. There is no charge to see Santa, but donations are |read more… Santa House (Grand Haven)

December 14, 2016

Deer Tracks Junction, LLC – 7850 14 Mile Rd. Cedar Springs at  3:00 pm - 6:00 pm
~Bring your camera to take a photo with Santa~ Santa will be at Deer Tracks Junction every Wednesday through Sunday from now until December 24th. |read more… Christmas Experience with Santa at Deer Tracks Junction
Lowell Showboat – 113 Riverwalk Plaza Lowell at  5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Make holiday memories this year in Lowell when you visit the Lowell Showboat! Decorated in this year's them, Santa's Village, the Lowell showboat will delight |read more… Santa Visits on the Showboat
Plaza next to Jumpin’ Java – 215 Washington St. Grand Haven at  6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Tri-Cities Kiwanis brings Santa and Mrs. Claus to town during this annual Grand Haven tradition. There is no charge to see Santa, but donations are |read more… Santa House (Grand Haven)

December 15, 2016

Deer Tracks Junction, LLC – 7850 14 Mile Rd. Cedar Springs at  3:00 pm - 6:00 pm
~Bring your camera to take a photo with Santa~ Santa will be at Deer Tracks Junction every Wednesday through Sunday from now until December 24th. |read more… Christmas Experience with Santa at Deer Tracks Junction
Plaza next to Jumpin’ Java – 215 Washington St. Grand Haven at  6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Tri-Cities Kiwanis brings Santa and Mrs. Claus to town during this annual Grand Haven tradition. There is no charge to see Santa, but donations are |read more… Santa House (Grand Haven)

December 16, 2016

Deer Tracks Junction, LLC – 7850 14 Mile Rd. Cedar Springs at  3:00 pm - 6:00 pm
~Bring your camera to take a photo with Santa~ Santa will be at Deer Tracks Junction every Wednesday through Sunday from now until December 24th. |read more… Christmas Experience with Santa at Deer Tracks Junction
– at  5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
{Believe} Welcome to our 3rd annual visit with Santa! Take a stroll through Santa’s workshop, enjoy cookies and cocoa, whisper your wishes and get personal |read more… Believe at the Red Barn Market
Rockford Footwear Depot – 235 N Main St Rockford at  5:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Come and join the Rockford Footwear Depot as we welcome Santa Claus and Mrs. Claus. They will be here and ready for pictures with you, |read more… Meet Santa and Mrs. Claus
Plaza next to Jumpin’ Java – 215 Washington St. Grand Haven at  6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Tri-Cities Kiwanis brings Santa and Mrs. Claus to town during this annual Grand Haven tradition. There is no charge to see Santa, but donations are |read more… Santa House (Grand Haven)

December 17, 2016

– at  10:00 am - 12:00 pm
** Tickets must be purchased in advance. ** Dave & Buster's Kentwood woud like to invite you to our second annual Breakfast with Santa event! |read more… Breakfast with Santa
Lowell Showboat – 113 Riverwalk Plaza Lowell at  10:30 am - 1:00 pm
Make holiday memories this year in Lowell when you visit the Lowell Showboat! Decorated in this year's them, Santa's Village, the Lowell showboat will delight |read more… Santa Visits on the Showboat
Art Van – 4375 28th St. S.E. Grand Rapids at  11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Come visit Santa at Art Van Wonderland. Santa and his elves will be on hand to greet families and take complimentary photos. Children can also |read more… Art Van Free Photos with Santa
– at  11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Sat. Dec. 17    11-2 pm (112 E. Division) Horse drawn wagon rides with Santa
Plaza next to Jumpin’ Java – 215 Washington St. Grand Haven at  11:30 am - 4:30 pm
Tri-Cities Kiwanis brings Santa and Mrs. Claus to town during this annual Grand Haven tradition. There is no charge to see Santa, but donations are |read more… Santa House (Grand Haven)
– at  12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
SANTA COMES TO CRANE'S! DECEMBER 17TH, NOON TO 4! Kids can decorate cookies as well for Santa! Free apple cider donuts for all munchkins! Cider |read more… Santa Claus is Coming to Crane's!
Helping Hands Mission Thrift – 1008 Leonard St NW Grand Rapids at  1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Santa will be visiting our store again this year! He is bringing a photographer to take and make keepsake photos with a holiday frame for |read more… Santa is Coming to Helping Hands -Fundraiser Fun!
Carolyn Stich Studio – 206 College Ave Holland at  1:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Enjoy this favorite holiday tradition and visit Santa Claus in Downtown Holland at Carolyn Stich Studio! There is no charge for children to sit on |read more… Santa's Shoppe (Holland)
Tarry Hall Roller Skating Rink – 3330 Fairlanes SW Grandville at  1:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Meet and great with Santa & Mrs. Claus and their elves.  Fun, festive activities.  Skate from 1:30pm-4:30pm, play games, face painting, balloon guy and join |read more… Santa Skate
Hackley Public Library – 316 W Webster Muskegon at  2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Santa Claus will be stopping by HPL to see who's been naughty and who's been nice. Drop off your wish list and snap a picture |read more… Santa Claus and a D-I-Y Christmas Ornament (Muskegon)

December 18, 2016

RiverTown Crossings Mall – 3700 Rivertown Parkway Grandville at  11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Make a reservation to see Santa and spend less time in line. Plus, save 30% on your photos by pre-ordering a package online. Visit before |read more… Photos with Santa at Rivertown Crossings
Art Van – 4375 28th St. S.E. Grand Rapids at  12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Come visit Santa at Art Van Wonderland. Santa and his elves will be on hand to greet families and take complimentary photos. Children can also |read more… Art Van Free Photos with Santa
Carolyn Stich Studio – 206 College Ave Holland at  12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Enjoy this favorite holiday tradition and visit Santa Claus in Downtown Holland at Carolyn Stich Studio! There is no charge for children to sit on |read more… Santa's Shoppe (Holland)

December 19, 2016

Candy Cane Lane – Madison St. Coopersville at  6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
The date is set! Santa Claus will be visiting Candy Cane Lane for the third year in a row! Be sure to mark it on |read more… Santa Claus on Candy Cane Lane

December 20, 2016

Plaza next to Jumpin’ Java – 215 Washington St. Grand Haven at  6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Tri-Cities Kiwanis brings Santa and Mrs. Claus to town during this annual Grand Haven tradition. There is no charge to see Santa, but donations are |read more… Santa House (Grand Haven)

December 21, 2016

Plaza next to Jumpin’ Java – 215 Washington St. Grand Haven at  6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Tri-Cities Kiwanis brings Santa and Mrs. Claus to town during this annual Grand Haven tradition. There is no charge to see Santa, but donations are |read more… Santa House (Grand Haven)

December 22, 2016

Plaza next to Jumpin’ Java – 215 Washington St. Grand Haven at  6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Tri-Cities Kiwanis brings Santa and Mrs. Claus to town during this annual Grand Haven tradition. There is no charge to see Santa, but donations are |read more… Santa House (Grand Haven)

December 23, 2016

Plaza next to Jumpin’ Java – 215 Washington St. Grand Haven at  6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Tri-Cities Kiwanis brings Santa and Mrs. Claus to town during this annual Grand Haven tradition. There is no charge to see Santa, but donations are |read more… Santa House (Grand Haven)

December 24, 2016

RiverTown Crossings Mall – 3700 Rivertown Parkway Grandville at  9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Make a reservation to see Santa and spend less time in line. Plus, save 30% on your photos by pre-ordering a package online. Visit before |read more… Photos with Santa at Rivertown Crossings
Rogers Plaza – 972 28th St SW Wyoming at  11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Santa is taking up residence at Roger’s Plaza Mall. Stop by and see him! Santa Photos at Rogers Plaza

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3 Comments

  1. Laura Barbrick November 28, 2016 at 9:39 am - Reply

    The Annual Tree Lighting in Kentwood is on December 9.

  2. Jodi Rector November 28, 2016 at 8:45 am - Reply

    It seems like a lot of these dates are wrong. Dec 5 is a Monday.

    • Melody V
      Melody V November 28, 2016 at 12:12 pm - Reply

      Thank you. Somehow our post reverted to last years dates. We are working on it!

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