If you’ve got little ones at home, one of the most fun parts of Christmas is taking them to meet Santa! Hearing what questions they come up with and what gifts they want from St. Nick is a fun experience, and whether they laugh or cry, the photos are always priceless. We’ve compiled a list of some of the area’s best places to take your kids to visit Santa, along with tips and tricks to make it an enjoyable experience!
1200 Forrest Park Drive | Nashville
When?: Tuesdays-Thursdays through Christmas, 8 pm
Cost: Included with Cheekwood Admission
Other: Bring your own camera!
2126 Abbott Martin Road | Nashville
When?: During Mall Hours
Cost: $26-52, depending upon package purchased
Other: Santa takes a break from 1:00 to 2:00 p.m. and 5:00 to 6:00 p.m. Monday through Saturday, and 2:00 to 3:00 p.m. on Sundays. Four-legged friends welcome!
2615 Medical Center Parkway | Murfreesboro
When?: December 8-10, times vary
Other: Located in the Courtyard near Talbots. Make-A-Wish of Middle Tennessee will be on hand December 9 selling Wish Stars.
300 Indian Lakes Boulevard | Hendersonville
When?: Dates and Times Vary
Other: Located at the corner of the 4-way stop.
2800 Opryland Drive | Nashville
When?: Now through Christmas Eve, Times Vary
Other: Santa sits in a guitar-shaped chair with an album backdrop.
1720 Old Fort Parkway | Murfreesboro
When?: Through Christmas Eve, Times Vary
Other: Pre-schedule your photos and pre-order packages by visiting this website.
1800 Galleria Blvd | Franklin
When?: Through Christmas Eve, 10:00 am-9:00 pm Monday-Saturday, Noon-6:00 pm on Sundays.
Cost: $25-50, depending upon package
Other: Santa takes a break to feed the reindeer from 1:00 to 2:00 pm and 5:00 to 6:00 pm Monday through Saturday, and from 3:00 to 4:00 pm on Sunday.
222 Fifth Ave South | Nashville
When?: December 17, 11 am
Other: Participants receive a commemorative photo holder designed by Hatch Show Print.