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!
Dates: November 9-11, 2018. Friday & Saturday 10am-7pm. Sunday 10am-6pm
Where: Hampton Roads Convention Center, 1610 Coliseum Drive, Hampton VA 23666
What: Our show is designed to promote talented artists, crafters, and local businesses at an extraordinary venue. The fall show is just the place to find the perfect unique and quality Christmas gift - plus visit with Santa!
Cost: Adult $7 one day; $10 two days; Children $4; Children in Strollers FREE
SANTA AT BASS PRO SHOP
Dates: November 10-December 24, 2018. Times vary by day.
Where: Bass Pro Shops, 1972 Power Plant Pkwy, Hampton, VA
What: Free visits with Santa, a Free photo with Santa, Free Games & Crafts
PENINSULA TOWN CENTER'S TREE LIGHTING
Dates: Saturday, November 10, 2018 from 4-7pm
Where: Peninsula Town Center, 4410 E. Claiborne Square, Hampton, VA, 23666
What: Ring in the holiday season at Peninsula Town Center with the Annual Tree Lighting Ceremony. The event will take place in Town Square from 4-7PM and feature trackless train rides, live music, a military luminary ceremony, a visit from Santa and much more! Our Military Luminary Ceremony is to honor those who are currently serving or have served our country. Light a luminary in memory of or in honor of someone special to you. Visit the Peninsula Town Center tent in Town Square between4PM and5PM to register. Luminaries are available on a first come/first serve basis.
COLISEUM CENTRAL HOLIDAY PARADE
Dates: November 17, 2018 from 9:30-11:30am
Where: Peninsula Town Center, 4410 East Claiborne Square, Suite 212, Hampton, VA 23666
What: Kick-off the holiday season with the 20th Annual Coliseum Central Holiday Parade Presented by Sentara CarePlex Hospital on Saturday, November 17th! Come join in the excitement as the marching bands, floats, squads and animals parade through Coliseum Central. Santa Claus is also sure to stop by!
Cost: Free Event
Buckroe Beach Lighthouse Illumination
Date: Saturday, December 1, 2018 at 7pm
Where: Buckroe Beach and Park North First Street, Hampton VA
What: The Buckroe Improvement League will hold the third annual Buckroe Beach Lighthouse Illumination on Saturday, Dec. 1, at 7 p.m. Come see the lighthouse bathed in sparkling colors, enjoy carolers from Cary Elementary School, a Christmas letter-writing station, and Santa's arrival on a vintage fire truck.
Military - Selfies with Santa for EFMP Families
Date: December 6, 2018 from 5:30-7pm
Where: Langley A&FRC @ Community Commons
What: Selfies with Santa for Military Exceptional Family Member Program (EFMP) Families
PHOEBUS ANNUAL ILLUMINATION
Date: Friday, December 7, 2018 at 5-9pm
Where: Sly Clyde Ciderworks 207 E Mellen St, Hampton, Virginia 23663
What: Join us for the 7th Annual Phoebus Holiday Illumination Friday, December 7, 2018, from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. with a special holiday tree lighting at 8 p.m. Phoebus will be filled with a variety of holiday-themed crafts, food and music. Santa and Lucky the Dinosaur will be in attendance and the weather forecast is calling for SNOW on Mellen Street! The first 250 kids will receive FREE “The Night Before Christmas” coloring books. Also, Paul Richardson from MAX Media’s 92.9 The WAVE will be onsite with giveaways and more! Don't miss a special reading of "The Night Before Christmas," by Mayor Tuck! Also, for those 21 and over adult beverages will be available for purchase.
BREAKFAST WITH SANTA
Date: Saturdays December 8, 15 & 22, 2018 from 9-11am
Where: The Grey Goose, 118 Old Hampton Lane, Hampton VA
What: Join Santa and Mrs. Claus for breakfast! There will be fun, crafts and a sing along with Mrs. Claus! Tickets include breakfast, crafts, and entertainment but not gratuity or adult beverages. Kids get pancakes and sausage links, adults get breakfast casserole, potatoes and muffin.
Cost: $12 Kids, $15 Adults. Call to make a reservation 757-723-7978
SELFIES WITH SANTA AT HAMPTON HOLIDAY MARKET
Date: Saturday, December 8, 2018 from 10am-4pm
Where: Hampton Carousel, Downtown Hampton VA
What: Enjoy heirloom ornament making, live music, face painting and more family fun to get you in the spirit of the season. Explore the museum’s galleries and special exhibits and be sure to stop by the Hampton Carousel to snap a selfie with Santa. Carousel rides are $1.
HAMPTON HOLLY DAYS PARADE
Dates: Saturday, December 8, 2018 from 7-9pm
Where: Downtown Hampton, VA
What: Experience the largest illuminated parade on the Peninsula at 7:00 p.m. in downtown Hampton. This year's theme is "Holiday Lift Off" in celebration of NASA's 100th anniversary in Hampton. Hampton Holly Days Parade will feature over 70 units, including beautiful floats, marching bands including high school bands, auto clubs, dance groups, military honor units, and everyone’s favorite holiday guest…Santa Claus!
Family Christmas Celebration
Date: Sunday, December 9, 2018 from 9am-12pm
Where: Warwick Assembly of God 1228 Todds Ln, Hampton, Virginia 23666
What: Come and get into the Christmas Spirit with us at our Family Christmas Celebration on Sunday, December 9th! FREE food, photo ops (bring your phone/camera), prizes, gifts and goodie bags for the first 250 kids that come (the first 100 bags will have bonus gift cards to area shopping and dining). All begins at 9 AM with our sing-along at 10:15 AM. Don't miss out!