With that in mind, we have a list for you to make it easier to track him down for those memorable holiday meetings, and of course, family photographs!
Date: Saturday, November 10, 2018 from 10am-2pm
Where: Chesapeake Central Library 298 Cedar Road Chesapeake Virginia 23322
What: Be merry! Be bright! Join us as artisans, crafters and innovators gather at the Merry Market. Featuring: Santa, Mrs. Claus, music, science, crafts, stories and a gingerbread house contest.
Saturday, November 10 through Monday, December 24, 2018. Santa's Hours: Monday - Saturday: 10am - 9pm. Sunday: 12pm - 5:30pm. Please note that Santa takes a break to feed the reindeer from 1pm to 2pm and 5pm to 6pm on Monday thru Saturday, and from 3pm to 4pm on Sunday.Pet photos
- bring your furry friends for photos with Santa Monday evenings: November 12, 19 and 26, and December 3 and 10, from 6pm to 9pm. Sensory Santa
on December 2 from 9-11am.
Where: Greenbrier Mall, 1401 Greenbrier Parkway South, Chesapeake, VA 23320
What: Visit with Santa!
Cost: Free to visit with Santa, photo packages available for purchase
Dates: Santa arrives Friday, November 23, 2018. November 23: 10am-8:30pm. November 24-December 15: Monday-Thursday 11am-8pm, Friday & Saturday 11am-8:30pm. Sunday December 16: from 12-5pm (Pet Night 6-8p). December 17-22: 9am-8:30pm. Sunday, December 23, from 12-5pm. Monday, December 24, 2018 from 9am-5pm.
Where: Chesapeake Square Mall
What: Visit with Santa!
Dates: November 17-18, 2018. Saturday 10am-5pm, Sunday 11am-4pm. Santa Claus visits 12-3pm both days.
Where: Chesapeake Conference Center, 700 Conference Center Dr, Chesapeake VA
What: Over 90 crafters to shop from for handmade gifts and decorations! We welcome your little ones to visit us in our Winter Wonderland room where they will be able to make crafts that they can take home. Kids Run Trains will also be on hand to demonstrate their awesome trains. Of course we'll have SANTA CLAUS visits from 12-3pm on both Saturday and Sunday (Parents, bring your camera!). Chessie, the Parks, Recreation and Tourism mascot, will also be around and available for pictures on both days. Concessions will be available for purchase.
Cost: Free admission
Dates: November 17-18, 2018 Saturday 10am to 4pm Sunday 12pm to 4pm.
Where: White's Nursery & Garden Center 3133 Old Mill Rd, Chesapeake, Virginia 23323
What: Santa will make an appearance from 12pm to 4pm on Saturday (Nov 17) and Sunday (Nov 18). Sunday November 18 there will be a Special Appearance by the Hurrah Players from 1 - 2pm.
Cost: Free admission
Date: Saturday, December 1, 2018 at 9am
Where: Chesapeake Square Ring Rd, Chesapeake, VA 23321
What: Join us as we participate in the 7th Annual Chick-fil-A Christmas Parade at Chesapeake Square Mall on December 1! The Parade will begin at 9:00 a.m. and end at 10:00 a.m. and features a number of different local groups, bands, and floats.
Date: Saturday, December 1, 2018 at 6pm
Where: Parade route begins at Mt. Pleasant Rd. and Battlefield Blvd. and ends in front of City Hall on Cedar Rd.
What: Christmas isn't complete without a hometown parade complete with marching bands, costumed characters, colorful floats, and Santa Claus
Dates: Sunday, December 2, 2018, 11am-3pm
Where: Chesapeake City Park, 900 Greenbrier Pkwy, Chesapeake, VA
What: Come out to Chesapeake City Park and have lunch and get your picture taken with Santa. (All Children and Pets Welcome) We will be selling BBQ, hamburgers, hot dogs chili and more. Don’t forget to save room for dessert; homemade goodies will be on hand too! We will also have adoptable dogs on site just in time for the Holidays! All proceeds will go to Bay Beagle Rescue Fund, to help provide medical care and save more dogs!
Cost: Food fees. All proceeds go to the Bay Beagle Rescue Medical Fund!
Date: Sunday, December 2, 2018 from 1-3pm
Where: Hope Springs Veterinary at Great Bridge, 1010 Cedar Rd, Chesapeake, Virginia 23322
What: Come join our Hope Springs Veterinary family to celebrate the holiday season with your family and furry pets! We will have: • Pet Pictures with Santa • Arts and Crafts • and more All are welcome to come especially PETS and Family members! Please note that all pets must be on a leash (or in a carrier) and up to date on their Rabies vaccine.
Cost: This event is FREE! We are accepting donations which will benefit a local pet non-profit organization!
Dates: Wednesday, December 5, 2018 from 5-7pm
Where: Major Hillard Library, Chesapeake, VA
What: Say hello to Santa and tell him your holiday wishes! Hear stories, dance and sing. Make crafts and bring your camera to take pictures of your little ones with Santa! No registration required. All ages.
Dates: Saturday & Sunday, December 15 & 16, 2018. 10am-12pm & 1-3pm each day. Reservations required.
Where: Greenbrier Farm 225 Sign Pine Road Chesapeake, Virginia 23322
What: Santa's Coming to the Farmhouse right here at Historic Greenbrier Farms! The excitement of the holidays will come alive for 40 lucky children. This special event has very limited tickets and it's first come, first serve! Join us in the ole' country farmhouse for Holiday songs, Souvenir Ornament Craft Station, Christmas Stories, Cookie Decorating & Create Your Own Magic Reindeer Food and More! A photographer will snap one perfect picture of each guest with Santa and email it to you on the spot! This event is sure to welcome the holiday season in with open arms! Come make some farm memories and tell the old jolly fellow what's on your list.
Cost: $18 per child. Please Purchase one ticket per child. Each Child's Ticket Includes: Admittance to the Ole' Country Farmhouse, Fun Songs & Stories Ornament Craft with Santa's Elf Creating Your Own Magic Reindeer Food, Cookie Decorating, A Moment with Santa and a keep-sake picture sent right to your email
Date: December 15, 2018 from 12-4pm
Where: Chesapeake Animal Services 2100 S Military Hwy, Chesapeake, Virginia 23320
What: Join us on December 15, 2018 from noon until 4pm as we have a friendly competition between Santa Claus and The Grinch to see which can raise more money for our medical fund! Bring your feathered or furry companions to get their photo taken with Santa or The Grinch (or both, your choice)! This is guaranteed to be a day full of joy and laughter and we can't wait to share it with you!
Cost: All we ask is for a $10 donation per photo taken to help with our life saving efforts.
Dates: Saturday, December 15, 2018 from 2-3pm
Where: Indian River Library, 320 Old Greenbrier Rd, Chesapeake, VA
What: Say hello to Santa and tell him your holiday wishes! Make crafts and bring your camera to take pictures of your little ones with Santa!
Dates: Monday, December 17, 2018 from 5:30-7:30pm
Where: Dr. Clarence V. Cuffee Library Library, Chesapeake, VA
What: Join Cuffee Library on a Christmas filled night with the Polar Express, pictures with Santa and hot cocoa. Bring something comfy to sit on if you plan to watch the movie.
Dates: Tuesday, December 18, 2018 from 6-7pm
Where: Russell Memorial Library, Chesapeake, VA
What: Say hello to Santa and tell him your holiday wishes! Make crafts and bring your camera to take pictures of your little ones with Santa! No registration required