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!

And check back often, we will continue to add spots to see Santa as we learn of more!


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.

Meridian Mall 

Monday – Thursday: 11am-7pm
Friday – Saturday: 11am-8pm
Sunday: 12pm-6pm

Special Hours Information:
Saturday, December 24: 10am-1pm, 2-4pm
Please note: Santa takes a break to feed the reindeer from 2pm to 3pm on Monday thru Saturday, and 2:30pm to 3pm on Sunday.

Meridian Mall – Pet photos with Santa

Monday, December 5 and Monday, December 12, 4-7pm.

Lansing Mall
Santa returns December 1
Monday – Friday, 11am-7pm; Sundays, 12-6pm
Special hours on Christmas Eve, 10am-4pm

Lansing Mall – for the pets!

Monday, December 5 and Monday, December 12, 4-7pm

Sweet Encounter Bakery

December 17 1030a-1p

Santa and Mrs. Claus are coming to town and they LOVE pancakes. Bring your children for a hot pancake breakfast (or brunch) with Santa. The event includes cookie decorating, reading a holiday story, and of course enjoying breakfast with Santa. Tickets are $25 per person. Children under three are free with an adult. Tickets are non refundable. Learn more about Pancakes with Santa HERE

Santa at Andy T’s

December 10, 11, 17, 18, 2-5pm

Face Painting by Sharon will be there too!  Santa’s goats will be with him again this year.

Capital City Market

December 18 12-3p

During Capital City Market’s Holly Jolly Market Santa Claus will be in-store from 1-3pm, so bring your camera and capture a moment to remember.

Santa at Bridge and Main Market!
December 10th
Merry Mini Market on Saturday, December 10th from 9 am – 2 pm. Don’t miss Santa! He will be at The Plant Studio from 9 am – 12 pm.

Acadia Smokehouse, Lansing

Brunch with Santa, Saturday, December 10, 9am-1pm, tickets required

IQhub  St. Johns

Tuesday, December 13, 5-8pm
Barn wood themed photos with Santa! Bring your own camera. NEW this year, a super special Santa mailbox where kids can drop those Letters to Santa! Parents can pick up a free Santa reply letter.
$5 per child suggested donation to the museum

Santa at Monticello’s Market- Haslett

December 13th 4-6pm

Be sure to come give Santa your Christmas wish list!

Santa at Playa Bowls East Lansing

Wednesday, December 14th, 5-7pm

Purchase a Playa Smoothie Bowl and receive a free picture with Santa!

Lansing Brewing Company

December 21 – more information coming soon!

Potter Park Zoo – Wonderland of Lights
More information coming soon.

Do you know of other Greater Lansing area Santa plans?

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