As soon as Halloween’s passed, Santa starts to pop up at various events, activities, and places for the Holiday season. Believe it or not, you can visit with him beginning as early as 11/11 this year. See below for a few ways for your kids to get their messages to Santa:
Danbury Fair Mall (beginning 11/11)
Santa Magic is back at the Danbury Fair Mall with Santa’s Winter Wonderland opening 11/11. Hours vary throughout the season & reservations are recommended.
Hollandia Garden & Nursery Christmas Spectacular (11/11 – 11/13). Visits with Santa & Mrs. Claus happening every Saturday & Sunday through Christmas.
Visit Hollandia this year and enjoy live music, Santa, and shopping for holiday decor.
Stew Leonard (beginning 11/25)
Open 7 days a week. Hours vary.
12/3: Light the Lights in CityCenter Danbury
Bring your camera for pictures with Santa on the green.
12/3: Stuff a Cruiser at The Toy Room, Bethel
Donate a toy and visit with Santa & Mrs. Claus from 11AM – 1PM.
12/3: Breakfast with Santa, Danbury Fair Mall
Reservations required. Breakfast is from 9AM – 11AM.
Newtown Holiday Festival (12/4)
This fun and family-oriented event is in support of Newtown Youth & Family Services. Beginning in 11/9, kids have the chance to drop off their Letters to Santa at the Toy Tree in Newtown. And Santa of course, will be at the Holiday Festival happening 12/5 on Main Street.
Sleigh Rides with Santa (12/10)
Complimentary (donation suggested) sleigh rides at the Sandy Hook Fire Department main station.
Santa & Mrs. Claus Ride a Big Red Truck (12/11)
Visit with Santa at Turning the Page in Monroe. He will arrive with Mrs. Claus on a Stepney Fire Truck.
Firetruck Visits with Santa
Newtown Hook & Ladder, Botsford Fire, Brookfield Fire, and Dodingtown Fire have offered Santa visits as part of holiday fundraising efforts. For more information, please contact the firehouses directly to learn more about Holiday 2022.
The season’s just getting started and I know Santa will show up at many other events. If you know of anything happening, please email Meghan at [email protected] so the event can be added to the calendar & this list!