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Where To Find Santa In The Treasure Valley

Last updated November 28, 2023 by Totally Boise

With Christmas coming up, you might be wondering where to find Santa and Mrs. Claus in the Treasure Valley. We’ve teamed up with the jolly couple to make sure you and your family find them in time to get your pictures with the big man himself.

Keep reading to find a Santa picture event and so much more near you!

Gateway Parks

Free Photos with Santa & Mrs. Claus

December 2, 9, 10, 16, 17, 23, 24

11:30 am - 2:30 pm

FREE with Admission - No Tubing Pass Required

Learn More Here

Boise Towne Square Mall

Pictures with Santa

Everyday from 10 am - 7:45 pm

Walk-up available, pre-booking encouraged

Reserve Your Spot Here

The Village at Meridian

Visit with Santa

Reservation required!

Available everyday until December 24th

Times vary based on day - check the schedule!

Photo packages available

View the Schedule and Reserve Your Space Here

Pet Photos With Santa

Reservation required!

4PM-8PM every Monday from November 20th to December 18th

Check calendar for time slots

Photo packages available

Learn More and Make a Reservation Here

Storytime with Santa’s Helpers

Village Cinema Lobby

December 4th, 11th, & 18th

11 am to 12 pm

Learn More Here

Letters to Santa

Mailbox open until December 19th

Located near Santa’s House in Fountain Square

Download the stationary or find it at the concierge desk

Learn More About the Process Here

Idaho Botanical Gardens

Visit with Santa

Free with admission to Winter Garden aGlow

See Santa in person every Wednesday, Thursday, & Sunday

Learn More and Get Tickets Here


Photos with Santa

Advance reservations required!

Everyday unil December 24th

Check the calendar for times:

Learn More

Find the Santa Couple

Idaho’s premier Santa and Mrs. Claus!

Check their website to book or see where to find them next

View Their Schedule Here




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