Santa has landed in Little Rock! Check out all the places around town where you can see Santa (and a couple of friends along the way), get a picture, and even have some extra fun!
Park Plaza Mall:
Visit Santa on 2nd Level near Dillard’s East.
Santa arrives Saturday, November 23 and will be here through Christmas Eve, Tuesday, December 24. Check our local events calendar for special appearances and other fun events.
Pet Nights: 6pm to 9pm Monday Nights November 25 and December 2, 9 & 16.
*Pets must be in a carrier or on a leash.
Special Character Appearances: November 23 & 26 and December 3, 10 & 17.
Santa Cares: Holiday Sensory Friendly Event: Sunday, December 8, 9am-11am. RSVP required.
Save $3 on each package when purchased by December 13th!
Monday – Saturday: 10am – 9pm
Sunday: 12pm – 6pm
Extended Santa Hours:
Sunday, December 22: 11am – 8pm
Monday, December 23: 9am – 10pm
Tuesday, December 24: 8am – 6pm
Please note: Santa takes a break to feed the reindeer 1pm to 2pm & 5pm to 6pm Monday thru Saturday and 3pm to 4pm on Sunday.
Come tell Santa your wish list starting on Friday November 15th through Christmas Eve. Check the website for exact dates and times.
Families that have children with special needs come see Santa for a private photo experience. McCain Mall will make the necessary adjustments to the environment to support the sensory, physical and other developmental needs of children of all abilities for this special event.
Caring Santa will be held during private mall hours on Sunday December 1st from 9-11am. RSVP here.
Promenade at Chenal:
Gather up the little ones and come visit with Santa and Mrs. Clause, Bring your camera and snap some photos and get a gift from Santa & Mrs. Claus.
Saturday November 30th, December 14th, and December 21st–1-5 pm at the Promenade fireplace
Come visit with Santa and see the wonderful Holiday lights from 6-8 pm, Pictures are available for purchase.
Monday December 2nd-Thursday December 5th, Monday December 9-Thursday December 12th
Free with price of admission to the Holiday Lights–Adults-$15, Ages 4-12-$5, 0-3-FREE
Jingle Dogs Pup Parade
Want to make sure you 4 legged friends get everything on their list? Grab a short leash (retractable leashes are not allowed), and your well-behaved dog and head over to the parade, as well as pictures with your pooch and Santa from 6-8 p.m. Each Jingle Dog will also receive a sweet treat from Santa himself!
Monday December 2nd at 5pm
$5 per dog
Clinton Presidential Center:
Bring the whole family over to visit with Santa, participate in some fun holiday activities, see special holiday entertainment, and FREE photos with Santa.
Saturday December 7th, December 14th, and December 21st
Sundays with Santa
Grab your wish lists and your cameras to visit with Santa and Mrs. Claus!
December 1st, December 8th, December 15th, December 22th
Lunch with Santa and Mrs. Claus–SOLD OUT
Children will sit with the Clauses at one large table where they will enjoy a child-friendly menu and be able to inquire about elves, reindeer, chimneys and all things Christmas.
Monday December 16th, Tuesday December 17th, Wednesday December 18th, Friday December 20th, Monday December 23rd
Storytime with Santa–SOLD OUT
Dress you little ones in their coziest pjs and come visits the the Claus’s. They will get to do a Sing-a-long with Santa, listen to “Twas the Night Before Christmas”and get to tell Santa their special gift wish.
Monday December 16th through Friday
December 20th, and Monday December 23rd
Join Mrs. Claus and Santa’s elf for cocoa and cake pops on at Starbucks! Listen to a story from Mrs. Claus and then snap a photo with her and the elf. Available for children 12 and under. Cocoa and cake pops available while supplies last.
Saturday December 7th
Bass Pro Shops:
This holiday season Bass Pro is offering free photos with Santa, crafts, games, give-aways, and MORE!!
Santa will arrive on Saturday November 11th and be there through Tuesday December 24th.
Check the website for specific days and times Santa will be in store–times and days varries.
Little Rock Zoo:
Hometown Holidays at the Zoo
Head to the zoo for a family fun holiday night. Your ticket includes: dinner, holiday music, holiday crafts, animal meet and greets, train rides, and a souvenir photo with Santa Claus inside Arkansas Heritage farm! There will even be gingerbread house-making.
Tickets: Adults $40 ($45 for members), Children $35 ($40 for members)
Friday December 6th and Saturday December 7th from 6-9pm
Tickets must be purchased in advance and are required for all children, regardless of age, as seating is limited.
Come visit with Santa, sip some hot chocolate, and get your Christmas pics! You can choose to purchase a print of your picture with Santa for $5, or take one of your own.
Saturday December 14th and December 21st