Santa carrying a pile of presents

Photos With Santa

Experience the Magic of Santa

The magic of the holiday season comes alive with a visit to Santa’s winter wonderland. Santa will be here starting November 24 and is located at the Center Plaza in front of Shake Shack. A visit with Santa is always free and photo packages are available for purchase. 

Schedule Your Spot to Meet the Big Guy

Pre-Booking your visit is recommended to help reduce wait time and it's easy:

  1. Pre-book now and receive a free personalized video from North Pole after your visit, powered by Portable North Pole. 
  2. All guests who pre-book will also receive a personalized call from Santa prior to your visit.
  3. Show up at your designated time.
  4. Share your wish list with Santa and his helpers.
  5. Make a lasting memory and get your photo taken with Santa.

Special Santa Events

  • Nov 27 and Dec 4 & 11: Pet Night Mondays 4-7 PM
  • Nov 28 and Dec 5, 12, & 19: Pajama Party Tuesdays - Support St. Jude Research Hospital by wearing your favorite holiday PJs for Photos with Santa. Cherry Hill will also be taking in-person donations for St. Jude. 
  • Nov 29 and Dec 6, 13 & 20: Baby’s First Photo with Santa Wednesdays – Create a new tradition each Wednesday during Santa season.
  • Dec 2: Holiday Kick-Off Event-Storytime with Mrs. Claus and Friends 2-4 PM
  • Dec 3: Santa Cares Sensory-Friendly Santa: 10AM - 12PM, before the center opens.
  • Dec 9 & 16: Storytime with Mrs. Claus 2-4 PM 


*All events will be held in Center Plaza

Santa's Schedule and Hours

November 24-26:

Fri – Sat: 11am-7pm (Break: 3pm-4pm)
Sun: 12am-6pm (Break: 3pm-4pm)


November 27 -30:

Mon – Thur: 2pm-7pm


December 1-3:

Fri: 11am-7pm (Break: 3pm-4pm)
Sat: 10am-8pm (Break: 3pm-4pm)
Sun: 12pm-6pm (Break: 3pm-4pm)


December 4-17:

Mon - Friday: 11am-7pm (Break: 3pm-4pm)
Sat: 10am-8pm (Break: 3pm-4pm)
Sun: 12pm-6pm (Break: 3pm-4pm)


December 18-23:

Mon - Friday: 10am-8pm (Break: 3pm-4pm)
Sat: 10am-8pm (Break: 3pm-4pm)


December 24 (Christmas Eve):

Sun: 9am-4pm (Break: 1pm-2pm)

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