Santa Sightings! | Greater Lansing Area Moms

We have found a few places you may want to check out for a Santa sighting! Do you know of any other places where he will be out spreading Christmas cheer? Please share here!

Downtown Mason
Larger than life Santa in front of the courthouse. Hand deliver letters to Santa.  Drop off in the Santa Mailbox and grab a photo with Santa. Santa will be on display until December 25.

Lansing Mall
In front of JCPenney
Dec 2nd-Christmas Eve
Make reservations HERE,  Walk ups are welcome too.

Santa at Andy T’s
December 11th & 12th 1-4pm
December 18th & 19th, 1-4pm
Face painting too!

Potter Park Zoo – Wonderland of Lights
Santa will be at the zoo! 
December 1, 7, 8, 14, 15, 21 & 22

Michigan Barn Wood & Salvage – Mason
Sunday, December 5 from 10am – Noon


Lansing Mall – for the pets!
Pet photos with Santa
Dec 6th & 13th, 4-7pm
make reservations HERE!

Santa at the State Tree
Friday, December 10th from 6-7:30pm
Santa’s sleigh is headed this way and you have two opportunities to see him in downtown Lansing. Have your picture taken in front of the State tree with Santa and Nana Claus. Pictures are available on a first come, first served basis. The line will form on Capital Ave. next to the tree heading north.


Holly Jolly Market at Capital City Market
Santa will be there from 1 – 3pm, so bring your camera!

Plus, it’s the last day to submit your letters to Santa before he takes them back to the north pole. A few lucky letters will be selected at random next week to be fulfilled. 😊🎁

REO Town Market
Sunday, December 12 from 1-3pm

Take a photo with Santa at the “Jolly Holiday Market” while shopping local this holiday season from over 25 unique vendors.
$20 (CASH ONLY) for 1 digital photo file with Santa sent via text/email. (Digital file only, prints will not be available)
Photo location will be at the “Lansing Clothing Co. store.
Saturday, December 11, from 1-3pm
Saturday, December 18, from 1-3pm
Stop by Eastwood Towne Center and stroll around with Santa.  

Lansing Brewing Company 
December 12, 2-4pm
Photos with Santa!

IQhub – St. Johns
Tuesday, December 7 from 3-8pm
Santa visits the IQhub on Tuesday, December 7th during the Indoor Winter Market! Bring your own camera and take some photos of the rustic, barn wood themed Santa display.
Suggested donation to the museum: $5.00 per child.

Meridian Mall 
Center Court
Monday – Thursday: 11am – 7pm
Friday – Saturday: 10am – 8p
Sunday: 12pm – 6pm
December 24: 10am – 1pm, 2pm – 5pm
Visits are free, photo packages and keepsakes are available for purchase. Reservations required, click the link above to schedule.

Please note: Santa takes a break to feed the reindeer from 3pm to 3:45pm on Monday thru Thursday, 1pm to 2pm and 5pm to 5:45pm on Friday & Saturday, and 2:30pm to 3pm on Sunday.

Meridian Mall – Pet photos with Santa
November 29, December 6, December 13
4pm – 7pm


Santa Cares, Sensory –  Friendly Experience
December 12th, 9:30-11am
A sensory-friendly event allowing for children and family members with all spectrums of special needs to enjoy the time-honored tradition of the Santa Photo Experience in a calming environment prior to public hours.

Do you know of other Greater Lansing area Santa plans?

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