Updated 11/10/2017

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Irvine Park Railroad is one of the many fun places in the Los Angeles area to visit Santa

photo courtesy of Irvine Park Railroad

Santa Claus is a jolly symbol of the joy and magic of the Christmas season and he is coming to Los Angeles area town near you. Visiting St. Nick is a time-honored tradition for families and we have curated a list of the best places to see Santa Claus in Los Angeles.

Underwood Family Farms 
3370 Sunset Valley Road
Moorpark, CA  93021
Phone: (805) 529-3690

Don’t miss visits with Santa Claus Among the Christmas Trees. Just 2 weekends only – December 2, 3, 9 & 10 from 11am-4pm. Make sure to bring your camera.

Tree Train and Santa Shopper – Fillmore & Western Railway Co
351 Santa Clara Street
Fillmore, CA 93015
Phone: (805) 524-0330

Bring the entire family and start or continue a Christmas tradition by riding on the train to select a precut tree. Santa will be on board to visit with children of all ages. Also, visit Loose Caboose Garden Center and Gift Emporium to shop to amazing Christmas decor and gift items.

Irvine Park Railroad Christmas Train
1 Irvine Park Road
Orange, CA 92869
Phone: (714) 997-3968

From December 1st through December 23rd, 2017, ride the train through thousands of twinkly lights to stop at the “North Pole” where visits with Santa in his village are extraordinary. Sip on some hot chocolate as you head back on the train through even more twinkly lights. Check the calendar for available dates and times and ticket prices.

Santa’s Holiday Visit to Disney California Adventure
1313 S. Disneyland Drive
Anaheim, CA 92802

Meet Santa now through December 24th in Disney California Adventure Park. Redwood Creek Challenge Trail has been transformed into a jolly playground filled with seasonal games and outdoor activities. Santa will be available for visits at the Ahwahnee Camp Circle.

Here Comes Santa HQ to Lakewood Center!
500 Lakewood Center Mall
Lakewood, CA 90712


Santa will be available for photos and visits at his Headquarters presented by HGTV, located in Center Court at Lakewood Mall. Check the website for Santa’s hours from now through December 24th. On December 4th and 11th from 6 PM to 8 PM, bring your dogs and cats to get their picture with Santa.

Here Comes Santa HQ to Los Cerritos Center!
239 Los Cerritos Center
Cerritos, CA 90703

North Pole’s most famous resident will be at Los Cerritos Center’s Santa HQ now through December 24th!  On November 20th, 27th and December 4th from 6 PM to 8PM, bring your dogs and cats to get their picture with Santa.

Visit Santa at Ontario Mills Mall 
1 Mills Cir, Ontario, CA 91764

Santa is ready to spread joy to kids and families at the Ontario Mills Mall in Fashion Alley. Shoppers can save time by reserving their spot to see Santa using Santa’s Fast Pass. To read more about Santa at Ontario Mills, visit our sponsored post about Santa. 

Reindeer Romp 2017
Los Angeles Zoo
5333 Zoo Drive
Los Angeles, CA 90027

Real reindeer are back in town and making the L.A. Zoo their home for the holidays! Visit them in Reindeer Village daily, where you’ll also find enchanting photo ops and fascinating facts about Santa’s favorite furry friends. Meet Santa now through January 7. All activities except Santa photos are free for members and with paid admission.



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