Where to get your photos with Santa in West Michigan

West Michigan
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GRAND RAPIDS, Mich (WOTV) – Check out this list of all the local Santa visitation and photo opportunities!

Battle Creek

Lakeview Square Mall

5775 Beckley Rd, Battle Creek

NOW – December 24th

Binder Park Zoo

ZooLights runs November 30-Dec 23 (weekends Friday – Sunday) | 5-8 pm each night

$5 Binder Park Zoo Member

$6 General Public

Dinner With Santa: December 1st, 8th, 15th

One of the most memorable experiences at ZooLights is Dinner with Santa – a traditional family style meal with the jolly old elf himself!

Cost – $20 for adults (ages 11 and up), $15 for children (ages 2-10) and includes your admission to ZooLights.  Children under age 2 are admitted free.

Prepared by the Taste of Binder Park Zoo, dinner includes roast turkey, mashed potatoes & homemade gravy, mouth-watering macaroni & cheese, sautéed green beans, dinner rolls & butter, assorted holiday cookies andbeverages.

Grand Rapids

Rivertown Mall

3700 Rivertown Pkwy, Grandville, MI 49418

NOW – December 24th

Reserve now!

Regular Hours: 
Monday – Saturday (11/9-11/21): 12:00 PM-8:00 PM
ALL Sunday: 12:00 PM-6:00 PM

Special Hours:
Monday – Saturday (11/23-12/14): 11:00 AM-8:00 PM
Monday – Saturday (12/15-12/22): 9:00 AM-9:00 PM
Sunday (12/23): 11:00 AM-8:00 PM
Christmas Eve (12/24): 9:00 AM-5:00 PM

Woodland Mall (Macy’s Court)

3195 28th St SE, Grand Rapids

Santa Hours

  • Mondays-Saturdays: 10AM-9PM
  • Sundays: Noon-6PM
  • Christmas Eve: 9AM-5PM

Santa Break Times

  • Mondays-Saturdays: 1-2PM and 5-6PM
  • Sundays: 2-3PM
  • Christmas Eve Break Time: 12-1PM
  • Closed Thanksgiving and Christmas Day


3000 44th St SW, Grandville, MI 49418

Starting Dec 2nd- Dec 23rd

Monday-Saturday 10am-8pm

Sunday 10am-5pm

Christmas Eve: 10am-5pm

Downtown Market

435 Ionia Ave SW, Grand Rapids, MI 49503

December 14th 12pm-5pm

December 15th 12pm-5pm

December 16th 12pm-5pm

Lowell – Christmas Festivities

113 Riverwalk Plaza, Lowell, MI 49331

December 1st- 2:30pm-4pm

Wednesdays 5:30pm-7pm (12/5, 12/12, 12/19)

Saturdays 10:30am-1pm (12/8, 12/15, 12/22)

Frederick Meijer Gardens

1000 E Beltline Ave NE, Grand Rapids, MI 49525

December 4, 11, 18 from 5-8pm


Home & Company

190 S River Ave Holland, MI 49423

NOW – December 23rd

Dates and times vary


Crossroads Mall

6650 South Westnedge Avenue, Portage, MI 49024

NOW – December 24th

Regular Hours: 
Monday – Saturday: 12:00 PM-8:00 PM
Sunday: 12:00 PM-6:00 PM

Special Hours:
SAT (12/15): 10:00 AM-9:00 PM
Monday – Saturday (12/17-12/22): 9:00 AM-9:00 PM
, Sunday (12/23): 11:00 AM-7:00 PM
Christmas Eve (12/24): 9:00 AM-5:00 PM

*If you know of any other Santa visit times near you, email us at info@wotv4women.com.

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