Where Can You Meet Santa in BR?


Tis the season to be jolly, and the Father of Christmas is coming to a place near you. Here are some festive events where you can meet and take pictures with Santa himself!


Swamp Pop Night Before Christmas – Gonzales, LA

December 1, 10:00am-5:00pm

The city of Gonzales is inviting you to come out for a night of fun at the Lamar Dixon Expo Center. The event will include live music by local Swamp Pop bands, food, and pictures with your favorite – no other than Santa Claus himself!


Holiday Lights at Baton Rouge General Hospital – Baton Rouge, LA

December 6 & 13, 6:00-8:00pm

Baton Rouge General is bringing on a new tradition with their Family Night event. Not only will you be able to take photos, you’ll also be able to mail letters to Santa, listen to live music, buy food, and enjoy free cookies and hot cocoa!


Christmas in the Village – Zachary, LA

December 7, 6:00-9:00pm

This celebration is an annual event in the Zachary community where families get to enjoy a Christmas light show, musical and dance performances, a visit from Santa, and much more!


Amahl and the Night Visitors – Baton Rouge, LA

December 7, 7:30-8:30pm; 8, 3:00-4:00pm

A fan of Opera? The Capital City’s Opera Company, Opera Louisiane, will be hosting their event at The Church International, an hour-long performance followed by Santa! They also encourage to bring a gift or toy for a child in need.


Reflections of the Season – Port Allen, LA

December 14-16, 20-23, 5:30-9:00pm

Come take holiday pictures with Santa and his elves on Friday and Saturday nights at the West Baton Rouge Conference Center. Participate in fun activities that include viewing the Christmas lights, enjoying carnival rides, and visiting a talking reindeer.


Breakfast & Lunch with Santa – Baton Rouge, LA

December 15

9am-10:30am, 11:30-1pm

Breakfast and Lunch will be offered for children and adults at the Java Mama Cafes. Enjoy a photo booth, food, and exciting portraits with Santa.


Santa Rocks the Rowe – Baton Rouge, LA

December 15, 5:00-9:00pm

This annual event would like you to join them for holiday caroling, face painting, carriage rides down the Rowe, live music from the Baton Rouge Concert Band, and selfies with Mr. and Mrs. Claus!


Swim with Santa – Prairieville, LA

December 22, 10:00am-12:00pm

Enjoy swimming? Here’s the opportunity to swim with Santa! You can also take photos and engage in fun activities with Mrs. Clause, at the Crawfish Aquatics Center at the Bayou Oaks 73 location, RVSP online today!


Pictures with Santa – Baton Rouge, LA

Now until December 24

Mon-Sat 12-8pm, Sun 12-6pm

Take yourself and your children on a visit to Ole St. Nick at the Mall of Louisiana to create memories that will last a lifetime. What’s the wait? You can now make reservations to see Santa and skip the line, plus receive $5 off on your photo package until December 5.