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 23-25, 2018. Friday & Saturday 10am-6pm, Sunday 10am-5pm
Where: Virginia Beach Convention Center, 1000 19th St., Virginia Beach, VA 23451.
What: Pictures with Santa daily from 11am-3pm
Cost: $8 Adults; $2 Children 6-12; Under 6 Free - One admission covers all three days. One discount per person. Receive $1 off admission by bringing a canned food donation for the Food Bank of Southeastern Virginia. Admission is free with a blood donation to the Red Cross.
Dates: Friday & Saturday, November 23 & 24 Saturday, December 1, 8, 15 & 22, 2018 from 12 to 4pm.
Where: The Shops at Hilltop, Laskin and First Colonial Roads, Virginia Beach, Virginia 23451
What: Look for Santa as he strolls our centers! Kids receive a Free activity pad! (while supplies last.)
Dates: Saturday, November 24, 2018 from 9am-3pm
Where: Cromwells Produce, 3116 New Bridge Rd, Virginia Beach, Virginia 23456
What: Our traveling market will be popping up at Cromwell’s Produce on November 24th, Small Business Saturday! Come out and visit Santa, choose a fresh cut tree, have your holiday card photos made, and shop with all of our amazing vendors.
Dates: Saturdays and Sundays November 24, 25, December 1, 2,8, 9, 15, 16, 22, & 23, 2018 from 10:30-11am
Where: Virginia Aquarium & Marine Science Center 717 General Booth Blvd. Virginia Beach, VA 23451
What: See Santa as he dives in the Red Sea Tunnel! Watch as he spends some time beneath the surface with our spotted eagle rays and zebra shark!
Cost: Included with Aquarium admission
Dates: November 24, December 1, 8, 15, 22 & 24, 2018 from 12-4pm
Where: Chick-fil-A Virginia Beach Blvd 4752 Virginia Beach Blvd, Virginia Beach, Virginia 23462
What: The holidays are here and Santa and his team are flying in to help us celebrate all season long. He'll be here every Saturday to visit, take photos, and spread Christmas joy! Kids are invited to drop their letters to jolly old Saint Nick in our special delivery mailbox and enjoy special surprise treat! (Exclusively at the Virginia Beach Bvd Chick-fil-A location)
Date: Sunday, November 25, 2018 from 11am-3pm
Where: 2nd Street and the Oceanfront Virginia Beach
What: Join VBLA & Santa at 2nd Street and the Oceanfront for your photo opportunity with Santa. Friends, family & pets are all welcome to join in on the fun. Donations are accepted to benefit VBLA, LivOn Foundation & Hope for Life Rescue, Inc. Minimum suggested donation is $20. For a $100 donation, you can move to the front of the line!
Dates: Sunday, November 25, 2018 from 2-6:30pm
Where: The Founders Inn and Spa, 5641 Indian River Rd, Virginia Beach, Virginia 23464
What: Start the Holiday Season Off Right by Attending Founders Annual Illumination Event! Activities to include: Puppet Caravan, Cultural Dancers, Christmas Choirs in the Atrium, Pictures with Santa, Strolling Entertainment, Face-Painting and Balloon Artistry, Horse-drawn Carriage (weather permitting). At 6pm, don't miss a reading of "The Christmas Story" followed by the "Illumination" of the English Gardens. This event is one you won't want to miss and is fun for the whole family! Free and Open to the public.
Cost: Free and open to the public
Dates: November 25 & 26 and December 9 & 10 2018. 11/25 from 4-6pm. 11/26 & 12/9 from 6-8pm. 12/10 from 7-9pm
Where: Pembroke Mall, Virginia Beach VA
What: Everyone loves Santa, even your furry four-legged friends! We would like to invite you to bring your dogs and/or cats to Pembroke Mall for our Pet Photo Nights with Santa! Please enter through our Mall Entrance between Off Broadway Shoes and Target. Santa Set is located across from the Kids Play Area.
Cost: Photos available for purchase
Date: Friday, November 30, 2018 from 5:30-8pm
Where: JEB Little Creek - Gator Theater 3504 Gator Blvd. Bldg. 3104 Virginia Beach, VA 23459
What: Come out to the Holiday Tree Lighting & Concert on Friday, November 30 at Gator Theater! This free event will feature Children's Indoor Holiday Activities at 5:30 p.m., Outdoor Tree Lighting Ceremony & Santa's Arrival at 6:45 p.m., the U.S. Fleet Forces Band Holiday Concert at 7 p.m. For more information, call 757-462-7952.
Date: Friday, November 30,2018 from 5:30-8pm
Where: NAS Oceana - All Sports Zone Laser Ave.
What: Ring in the holiday season with this free family-friendly event at the NASO Youth Sports Complex (Bldg. 531) and Aerotheater. The 2018 Holiday Tree Lighting event occurs Friday, November 30 from 5:30 to 8 p.m. The festivities kick off with a Child & Youth performance at 5:30 p.m. at the Aerotheater, followed by the tree lighting at 6:30 p.m. and a free special holiday movie. There will also be a variety of children activities to include inflatables, crafts, hayrides, face painting, balloon animals, pictures with Santa, Christmas music and dancing. Concessions available for purchase. For more information call 757- 433-3976.
Date: Saturday, December 1, 2018 from 8-10am
Where: Chick-fil-A Marketplace at Hilltop 749 First Colonial Rd, Virginia Beach, Virginia 23451
What: Join us for a memorable morning filled with fun holiday activities, delicious Chick-fil-A food, and even a visit from Santa and Mrs. Claus! Please RSVP on the event page!
Date: December 1, 2018 from 11am-10pm. Illumination takes place at 6pm.
Where: Back Bay's Farmhouse Brewing Co 1805 Kempsville Rd, Virginia Beach, Virginia 23464
What: On this magical day, the Farmhouse will transition from pumpkin patch to winter wonderland, as we light our 16 foot Christmas tree and Farmhouse decor! Make your way through the property to see our extensive holiday decorations placed around every corner. Each room in the house will be decorated with their own unique holiday theme. We will illuminate all decorations at promptly 6PM. This is a FREE event. In addition to the property decor, you can also enjoy the following: - On-site Christmas tree lot - Live music with The Swinging Santa Band (6-8PM) - La Cucina & Cast Iron Catering food trucks - Hot chocolate & hot cider - A special bottle beer release! - Pictures with Santa (This is by appointment only with limited spots – everyone will be notified within this page and on our profile when signups are available, which will also provide pricing information.) - Christmas Tree Lot pictures (This is by appointment only with limited spots – everyone will be notified within this page and on our profile when signups are available, which will also provide pricing information.) - AND MORE
Cost: Free Event
Dates: Saturday & Sundays: December 1 & 2, 22 & 23, 2018 from 8-11am
Where: IHOP at Landstown Commons Shopping Center 3334 Princess Anne Rd, Virginia Beach VA
What: Enjoy a fun, casual breakfast with Santa at IHOP at Landstown Commons Shopping Center!
Cost: Registration is free, you just pay for the cost of your breakfast at IHOP. Registration is necessary due to limited seating. Event is subject to change without notice.
Date: Saturday, December 1, 2018 from 8:30-10:30am
Where: Navy Exchange (Little Creek) 1170 Amphibious Dr Bldg 3443, Virginia Beach, Virginia 23459
What: Oh what fun! You're invited to Breakfast with Santa in the NEX Little Creek Food Court on Saturday, December 1 from 8:30am-10:30am. Ticket of $7 includes breakfast provided by Wendy's, a meet & greet with Santa, a mini firetruck/train ride from Navy Region Mid-Atlantic Fire & Emergency Services - Unofficial, children's activities, story time & a FREE book courtesy of the USO of Hampton Roads and Central Virginia. Bring your own cameras. Purchase your tickets at NEX’s Personalized Services Department. Limited seating available.
Cost: Tickets are $7 each
Dates: December 1-2, 8-9, & 15-16, 2018. Saturdays 11am-4pm Sundays 12-5pm
Where: Care A Lot Pet Supply Indian River 5457 Indian River Rd, Virginia Beach, Virginia 23464
What: Bring your pets and kids to have their photo taken with Santa!
Cost: The price is only $10 and the entire amount goes to help dogs through Rainbow Animal Rescue
Date: Saturday, December 1, 2018 from 9am-5pm
Where: Ocean Lakes Elementary School, 1616 Upton Dr, Virginia Beach, VA 23454-5730
What: OLES is hosting their annual holiday craft fair. We have activities for the children and a visit from Santa!!
What: Visit with Santa at the NEX! For military patrons only, must have valid military ID
- Saturdays 10am-6pm (*Except 12/1 for Breakfast with Santa & Story Time with Santa)
- Sundays 12pm-4pm
- Tuesdays 11am-3pm
- Fridays 12pm-6pm
- Monday, December 24th 11am-3pm
What: Visit with Santa at the NEX! For military patrons only, must have valid military ID
- Saturday 12/1 from 11am-3pm
- Saturday 12/8 Breakfast with Santa
- Saturday 12/15 from 11am-3pm
- Saturday 12/22 from 11am-3pm
Date: Saturday, December 1, 2018 from 10:30am-12:30pm
Where: Color Me Mine 737 First Colonial Road Suite 214 Virginia Beach VA
What: Join us for this spectacular event! Spend special time with Santa and enjoy seeing your kids' eyes light up and big smiles across their faces. Bring your camera! Paint a dinner plate and add your child's hand print along with Santa's hand, too. Kids also paint a Christmas ornament. Choose from a wide variety of beautiful ornaments. Light refreshments will be served.
Cost: $38 + tax per child.
Date: Saturday, December 1,2018 from 1-3pm
Where: My Vegan Sweet Tooth, 3916 Virginia Beach Blvd, Virginia Beach VA 23452
What: Santa and Mrs. Claus will be making a small detour in their busy schedule to come to the bakery and enjoy some tasty vegan treats and help us raise money for the SPCA! Photos with Santa will be available free with any SPCA donations (needed items can be found on their website) monetary donations are also accepted. Please bring a phone or camera, as an on site photographer will not be provided. Santa will be taking photos withkids, and pets!!! So bring your fur babies too. See you there!
Date: Saturday, December 1, 2018 from 4-6pm (Rain date December 2, 2018 4-6pm)
Where: Corner of Indian River Rd and Princess Anne Rd, Virginia Beach VA
What: Music, Singing, Hot Chocolate & Goodies Special Appearance by Santa! Bring your blankets and chairs.
Dates: Saturday, December 1, 2018 at 5:30pm
Where: Atlantic Avenue (traveling North) from 15th to 25th Street, Virginia Beach Oceanfront, Virginia Beach VA
What: Join us for the Cox Communications Holiday Parade at the Beach, where almost 90 parade units make their way down Atlantic Avenue in a joyous celebration of the holiday season. At this year’s Holiday Parade, Cox Communications is celebrating the importance of the human connection. Giant balloons, marching bands, lighted floats, equestrian units, fire trucks, performing dance groups, motorcycles, and more join forces to present a dazzling and entertaining night of fun for all ages! And, best of all, Santa himself makes a grand appearance to greet all his loyal fans as the evening winds down and thousands of families take the opportunity to enjoy the beautiful Virginia Beach oceanfront!
Dates: Saturday, December 1, 2018 at 7pm & Sunday, December 2, 2018 at 4pm. Saturday, December 1st Santa arrives at 6:00 PM Show starts at 7:00 PM Sunday, December 2nd Santa arrives at 3:00 PM Show starts at 4:00 PM
Where: Virginia Beach Convention Center 1000 19th St, Virginia Beach, VA
What: Share the holiday spirit for Hampton Roads military families this season. Head over to the Virginia Beach Convention Center for a lively and festive USO-style show featuring the Guava Jam Band. The event AND parking are 100% FREE, and all proceeds benefit Hampton Roads military families in need during the holidays.
Cost: FREE. All proceeds benefit Hampton Roads military families in need during the holidays.
Date: Sunday, December 2, 2018 from 11am-2pm
Where: Taylor's Do-It-Centers 1609 Laskin Rd, Virginia Beach, Virginia 23451
What: Join us at our Hilltop location, Sunday, December 2, 2018 from 11 a.m. - 2 p.m. Get your picture taken with Santa and ride his train, watch cooking demos by Big Green Egg, get presents wrapped at ContraVan, warm up with hot coffee and enjoy yummy food by The Coop food truck and Doughminion Donuts, and smell the aroma of fresh cut Christmas Trees! Have leftover canned goods from Thanksgiving? Bring them with you! During the event, we will collect canned food items and monetary donations for the Foodbank of Southeastern Virginia and the Eastern Shore.
Dates: Sunday, December 2, 2018, 11am-3pm
Where: MSP Design Group 641 Phoenix Drive, Virginia Beach, Virginia 23452 (note the location change!)
What: Come out to the parking lot of the MSP Design Group and have lunch and get your picture taken with Santa. (All Children and Pets Welcome) We will have 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!
Dates: Sundays, December 2, 9, 16 & 23, 2018 from 12-3pm
Where: Virginia Aquarium, Virginia Beach VA
What: Join Santa and his elves for fun festivities and activities!
Cost: Included in admission
Date: Sunday, December 2, 2018 from 1-3pm
Where: Rock-A-Bye Baby OBX Laskin Rd 1201 Laskin Rd Ste 200, Virginia Beach, Virginia 23451
What: It's that time of year again + we are soooo excited! Our annual Santa photos are becoming a staple in our customer's Holiday traditions + we couldn't love that more! Please join us for photos with Santa as our gift to you! We enjoy this day so much + hope you all do as well! We have moved the event to Sundays when Bella Monte is closed to allow more parking due to how popular this was last year! Details: Photos will be from 1pm to 3pm with the sign up sheet going out 30 minutes prior as in previous years. If you've been with us for this then you know it flows pretty well once it gets rolling. Photos will be available online via an emailed link once edited + free to download, print, share....whatever your hearts desire - They are yours to cherish for years to come!
Date: December 4, 11 & 18, 2018 at 7pm
Where: Plaza Middle School Planetarium, 3080 S. Lynnhaven Road, Virginia Beach, Virginia 23452
What: This presentation traces the history and development of many of the world's most endearing holiday customs, all of which involve lighting up the winter season — from the burning Yule log, sparkling Christmas tree lights and candles in windows, to the lighting of luminarias in the American Southwest and the traditional ritual of the Hanukkah Menorah. The show also recounts the historical religious and cultural rituals practiced during the time of winter solstice — not only Christian and Jewish, but also Celtic, Nordic, Roman, Irish, Mexican and Hopi. It also takes a look at some of our more light-hearted seasonal traditions: from gift-giving and kissing under the mistletoe, to songs about lords a-leaping and ladies dancing, and the custom of decking the halls with greenery and candles. St. Nicholas, Sinterklaas, Kris Kringle, Father Christmas, and Santa Claus all drop by as well.
Cost: All shows only $3 per person. Reservations strongly suggested.
Dates: December 6-9 and 13-15, 2018. Thursdays and Fridays 6-9pm. Saturdays 12-9pm
Where: 977 Centerville Turnpike, Virginia Beach, Virginia 23463
What: Christmas Marketplace, Rides and Attractions, Special Christmas Performances, Area's Largest, Most Spectacular Christmas Tree, Live Nativity, Santa's Cottage, Virginia Symphony Orchestra, Antique Cars & More.
Cost: Free admission
Date: Thursday, December 6, 2018 from 5-8pm
Where: Chick-fil-A General Booth Blvd. 1524 General Booth Blvd, Virginia Beach, Virginia 23454
What: On Thursday, December 6th we will be welcoming a very special guest from the North Pole!! Santa will be joining us for dinner from 5:00-8:00pm. No reservations needed. Don’t forget to bring your letters to Santa!! We will also have some blank ones available if needed!
Date: Thursday, December 6, 2018 from 7-9pm
Where: Church of The Ascension 4853 Princess Anne Rd, Virginia Beach, Virginia 23462
What: CHRISTMAS MARKET with several local vendors (free & open to the public)! SANTA & MRS. CLAUS will be there! GIFT WRAPPING available! Music & Dancing! HOT COCOA & MULLED CIDER for a small donation. ALL ARE WELCOME!
Date: Thursday, December 6, 2018 from 4-6pm
Where: Navy Exchange (Little Creek) 1170 Amphibious Dr. Bldg 3443, Virginia Beach, Virginia 23459
What: Bring your friendly pet to NEX Little Creek on Thursday, December 6, 2018 from 4pm-6pm and get a selfie with Santa! All pets welcome, so bring your bird, hamster, guinea pig, pot belly pig, iguana, dog, cat, rabbit & more. Don't forget your camera or phone. Tag us in your photos & use #NEXSantaPaws. All pets will leave with a goodie bag. Also, we'll have a Most Festive Pet Contest at5pm. Winning pet will receive a prize.
Dates: December 8, 9, 15, 16, & 22, 2018 from 8-10am.
Where: Founders Inn, 5641 Indian River Rd., Virginia Beach, VA
What: What a better way to celebrate the season than to share a meal with the jolly elf in the red suit. Balloon artist and face painting are also included. Reservations Required 757-366-5777.
Cost: $29.95 per person
Date: Saturday, December 8, 2018 from 8am-3pm
Where: Creeds Cafe 605 Princess Anne Road Virginia Beach Virginia 23457
What: Come have Breakfast or lunch at Creeds Cafe with Santa and get your picture taken by Southern Photography!
Cost: 10$ per image! Kids meals are 1/2 off!!
Date: Saturday, December 8, 2018 from 8:30-10am
Where: Chick-fil-A Lynnhaven Mall Food Court 701 Lynnhaven Parkway, Virginia Beach, VA
What: Chick-fil-A's 18th Annual Breakfast with Santa and the Chick-fil-A Santa Cow. Lynnhaven Mall Food Court. Astro DJ's will be providing entertainment, dancing, crafts, face painting, games, photo opportunities, breakfast, goodie bagsand more memory filled fun. Reservations are required.
Date: Saturday, December 8, 2018 from 9-10:30am
Where: Navy Exchange (Oceana) 1449 Tomcat Blvd. Building No. 292, Virginia Beach, VA
What: Oh what fun! You're invited to Breakfast with Santa in the NEX Oceana Food Court on Saturday, December 8 from 9:00am-10:30am.
Cost: Ticket of $7 includes breakfast provided by Chick-Fil-A, a meet & greet with Santa, a mini firetruck/train ride from Navy Region Mid-Atlantic Fire & Emergency Services - Unofficial, children's activities & a FREE book courtesy of the USO of Hampton Roads and Central Virginia. Bring your own cameras. Purchase your tickets at NEX’s Personalized Services Department. Limited seating available.
Date: Saturday, December 8, 2018 from 9am-12pm
Where: Kaydee Kelly Photography 1561 Bradford Rd, Suite 104, Virginia Beach VA
What: Photos with Santa. Reservations required. Session is only booked with session fee paid and contract signed. Each session can include up to 3 children (additional time slots can be booked at half price if you have more than 3 children!)
Cost: $80-$165 depending on photo package selected
Date: Saturday, December 8, 2018 from 10am-2pm
Where: American Brew - 3584 E Stratford Rd Virginia Beach, VA 23455
What: Come one, come all and visit the jolliest gentleman of them all! Visit the American Brew on Saturday December 8th between 10am-2pm for a FREE photo with Santa! You will be provided a link to go online and access your photo after the event. Coffee, hot chocolate bar, kids crafts & giveaways are just a few of the surprises we have in store for you! There will be parking next door at the Marina and across the street at J&A Racing. Please get your tickets for which time you will be attending and one for each person that will be with you. Presented by Val Lee, Realtor with Benham Signature Properties, Donnie Hoock - NMLS 1319720 - Movement Mortgage, Renee Jean Photography - Wedding & Elopement Photographer & American Brew
Date: Saturday, December 8, 2018 from 10am-4pm (Santa will visit from 1-3pm)
Where: VB Farmers Market 3640 Dam Neck Rd, Virginia Beach, Virginia 23453
What: Craft Show: Live Music, Food Trucks, Children's Activities, VB Ice Skating on site, Fun for everyone! Santa will visit with children in our Rural Heritage Center from 1-3 on December 8 and there will be reindeer food and crafts.
Cost: Free and open to the public, free to visit and take your own pictures with Santa
Date: Saturday, December 8, 2018 from 11am-1pm
Where: Pembroke Mall, Virginia Beach VA
What: Join us for our extra-special event, Cookies and Crafts with Santa! Kids will create holiday crafts while enjoying cookies, provided by Pembroke Mall. Santa will stop by and visit the kids during craft time. Located in the Target Wing. For kids 12 and under. Adult Supervision required for all ages. While supplies last.
Date: Saturday, December 8, 2018 from 11am-2pm
Where: Select NEX Locations including Little Creek, Oceana, and Norfolk
What: Join us Saturday, December 8th, 11am - 2pm, for a fun day of activities and help Dash The Elf write holiday letters to deployed sailors! Write a letter, give it to Santa to put in his sea bag and you will receive a $10 OFF COUPON* from Dash! Plus, visit and get your photo taken with Santa, listen to story time and more!
Dates: Saturday, December 8, 2018 from 2-5pm
Where: 357 Edwin Drive, Virginia Beach, VA 23462
What: Join West Indies United, Inc and Santa for an Afternoon of fun, foodand laughter. Children will receive goody bags. Bring your camera. AN AFTERNOON WITH SANTA 2018!! Food, Drinks, games, prizes and much more!
Cost: Free. Register by emailing email@example.com or texting 757-496-6006 to get your spot on Santa's List.
Date: Saturday, December 8,2018 from 2-5pm
Where: JEB Little Creek - Gator Theater 3504 Gator Blvd. Bldg. 3104 Virginia Beach, VA
What: The sights and sounds of the holidays will be celebrated inside the Gator Theater on this special evening for the 2018 Holiday Extravaganza Whobilation Celebration. We forecast a 100% chance of fun for the entire family on Saturday, December 8. The festivities take place from 2 to 5 p.m. and include a candy cane hunt, performances and meet and greet with Cindy Lou, the Grinchand Santa.
Open to active duty, retirees, Reservists, DoD civilians and their eligible family members. For more information, call 757-462-7691.
Dates: December 9 & 16, 2018 at 8:30am
Where: Virginia Aquarium, Virginia Beach VA
What: Ho ho ho! Join Santa for donuts at this Aquarium member exclusive event! This incredibly popular, family-friendly holiday event returns with two different dates. Enjoy holiday-themed donuts provided by Bliss Bakery, snap a photo, and visit with our jolly special guest before he heads back to the North Pole! This event will also include holiday-themed activity stations and story time.
Cost: $12 for children, $8 for adults. Members only. Registration is required for this event. To register and purchase your tickets, please call (757) 385-3474, option 3.
Date: Sunday, December 9, 2018 from 11am-4pm
Where: Sound Wave Customs 2700 Avenger Drive, Suite 111, Virginia Beach, VA
What: Our 7th annual toy drive returns to Sound Wave Customs with a static car show hosted by Santa Claus! 50-50 Raffle. All cash will be turned into toys and donated for children in need. SHOW ENTRY:Pre register for show or Bass Off $15 Day of admission show or Bass Off $15 with toy $20 without toy We will have food and drinks included with registration, or purchase a wristband @ $3.00 for spectators. Reindeer games for GIFT CARDS, PRIZES, and MORE. Costume contests for holiday themes (People and Cars)!
Date: Sunday, December 9, 2018 from 1-4pm
Where: Twisted Sisters Cupcakes & Sugar Shack Cafe 2724 Virginia Beach Blvd, Virginia Beach, VA
What: Bring your kids to the bakery located at 2724 Virginia Beach Blvd on Sunday December 9th from 1pm-4pm for an afternoon of family fun! This is a free event! Come have some fun and see what our bakery has to offer! Come decorate a cookie while drinking hot cocoa. Get a holiday face painting Have your child write a letter to Santa and be entered to win a free a birthday cake up to a $75.00 value (child must be present to write the letter and be entered into the contest) You can even see Santa himself bring your camera and get free photos no need to fight the long lines and the malls
Cost: This is a free event! Come have some fun and see what our bakery has to offer!
Date: Sunday, December 9, 2018 from 2-4pm
Where: Blue Pete's Restaurant 1400 N Muddy Creek Rd, Virginia Beach, Virginia 23456
What: Join us at Blue Pete’s on December 9th as we host our good friend, Santa Claus! That’s right, we know him. Professional photos by Skylar Wyatt - a great photo opportunity with rustic decor in front of a fireplace!
Cost: $10 per child. 3 or more children pay $25 total! This event will be first come first serve, so stop by early - it’s a busy time of year and Santa can’t stay long.
Date: Sunday, December 9, 2018 from 5-7pm
Where: The English Rose Tea Room, 3101 Virginia Beach Blvd Suite 111, Virginia Beach, VA
What: Tea with Santa and Mrs. Claus, we will be serving food and tea, make sure to take lots of pictures. We will be decorated for Christmas, family fun! The children's meal will be kid friendly. Tickets must be purchased in advance. On sale now, limited seating, won't last long!
Cost: $15 per child (10 & under)and $25 per adult.
Dates: Friday & Saturday, December 14-15, 2018 at 7pm
Where: Thalia Lynn Baptist Church, Virginia Beach VA
What: Enjoy the holiday cheer with the U.S. Fleet Forces Band Holiday Concert. We finish the season with 2 nights, at Thalia Lynn Baptist Church, Virginia Beach, VA. Fun for all ages, kiddos and reindeer alike! Be extra nice this season, as we may get a special visitor from the North Pole!
Date: Saturday, December 15, 2018 from 8-11am
Where: Dave & Buster's, 701 Lynnhaven Pkwy, Virginia Beach, VA
What: Hot cocoa station, crafts and pictures with Santa!
Cost: Breakfast Package: $15 Breakfast Buffet Scrambled Eggs, Sausage, Bacon, Roasted Potatoes, Bagels with Cream Cheese, Waffles, Orange Juice, Soda, Coffee and Tea.
Breakfast & Play Package: $20 Breakfast Buffet Scrambled Eggs, Sausage, Bacon, Roasted Potatoes, Bagels with Cream Cheese, Waffles, Orange Juice, Soda, Coffee and Tea. $10.00 power card for Ticket (redemption) Games and Unlimited Video Game Play (non-redemption games)
Dates: December 15, 16, 22 & 23, 2018
Where: Cavalier Hotel 4200 Atlantic Ave, Virginia Beach, Virginia 23451
What: Experience the magic of the historic Cavalier Hotel as we kick off the holiday season with a special visit from Santa EVERY Saturday and Sunday in December from NOW until Christmas. Santa’s sleigh touches down at 10am and he will be available for photos in our beautifully decorated lobby until the reindeer whisk him away at 2pm. **SPECIAL EVENTS:** Saturday, December 15th from 8:00am to 2:00pm, join us for breakfast, lunch or Sunday brunch with Santa at Becca — in addition to a kid-friendly meal, there will be cookie decorating, pictures with Santa, and lots more. Call (757) 965-9899 for more details and to reserve your spot.
Dates: Saturdays, December 15 & 22, 2018 from 8-11am
Where: Sage Kitchen- Virginia Beach 1925 Fisher Arch, Virginia Beach, Virginia 23456
What: Join us for our annual breakfast with jolly ol’ Saint Nick. Enjoy a delicious Sage Kitchen breakfast and free picture-taking with the man himself.
Cost: ADULTS $15, KIDS $10, GINGERBREAD HOUSE DECORATING $15. Hang around and make your own gingerbread house! We’ll provide all of the supplies, you bring your smiles and laughter. Reservations are required: (757) 599-3510 x.407
Date: Saturday, December 15, 2018 from 10am-1pm
Where: JEB Fort Story - Youth Center 457 Vera Cruz Road Bldg. 457 Virginia Beach, VA 23459
What: Celebrate the Holiday! There will be lots of exciting activities! Pictures with Santa, Holiday Crafts, Games, Door Prizes, Holiday Refreshments, and fun for everyone! For more information, call (757) 422-7714.
Date: Saturday, December 15, 2018 from 11am-1pm
Where: Drexler Manor Conference Center on JEB Little Creek, across from the CDC
What: Photos with Santa, Cookies and Cocoa and other Holiday Treats, Holiday Crafts and Activities. Free Gift for each Military Child. Open to active duty military, reserve/national guard and dependents with valid Military ID card. For the Southside edition of Cookies & Cocoa, registration time slots are designated times for families to meet and greet Santa. Families can arrive and enjoy the other activities on site at any time before or after their photo with Santa, but families are expected to fall in line to meet Santa at the time slot they registered.
Cost: Free but Reservations are required. This event has sold out in the past, so registering early is encouraged! One registration entry per family.
Date: Saturday, December 15, 2018 from 11am - 3pm
Where: Rescue Station 21 - 1468 Nimmo Parkway, Virginia Beach VA
What: Santa is making a special stop at Station 21. Princess Anne Courthouse Volunteer Rescue squad would like to invite you and your family to this special event.
Date: Saturday, December 15,2018 from 12-3pm
Where: Virginia Beach Friends School Gym 1537 Laskin Rd, Virginia Beach VA
What: The Autism Society, Tidewater Chapter and Families of Autistic Children of Tidewater (F.A.C.T.) invite you to attend a holiday celebration. Children under 18 must be accompanied by an adult. No RSVP needed. Games, Face Painting, Crafts, Inflatables, Concessions, Photos with Santa
Cost: Entry is free, but please bring a non-perishable food item for local shelters
Date: Saturday, December 15, 2018, 12:30 PM - 2:00 PM
Where: Williams Farm Recreation Center 5252 Learning Circle, Virginia Beach VA
What: Ages 3 & up. Santa's on his way to town and he wants to have breakfast with his favorite kids, at Williams Farm. Join us for a wonderful event and sit down and munch and mingle with Santa. We will have arts and craft plus holiday-themed games and then you can tell Santa your very special wish for the holiday. So put on your favorite outfit and take a picture to remember with Santa at this fun event.
Cost: Parent must register and attend with child. Register online $7
Date: Saturday, December 15, 2018 from 4-6pm
Where: Back Bay's Farmhouse Brewing Co, 1805 Kempsville Rd, Virginia Beach VA
What: Bring the family to watch the Singing Santa Band from 4-6PM on December 15th! This brass band will be playing all of your favorite holiday songs right in front of the Farmhouse. Grab your blankets and bundle up with a beer as we count down the days until Santa comes!
Cost: This event is FREE!