10 Places to Get a Photo with Santa

If you are looking for Santa this season, we’ve put together a list of places to grab a photo with the jolly guy in the red suit. Below are 10 places your family can get a photo with Santa.

1.Loveless Cafe
8400 Highway 100, Nashville TN 37221
Nov 23

Start your holiday season with a fun day for the whole family at the Loveless Barn at Loveless Cafe on November 23rd. Enjoy cooking demonstrations, face painting, kids crafts, concessions by Loveless Events, and much more as you browse through a selection of local vendors, and more for unique gifts this season. And don’t forget to take a free photo with Santa & Mrs. Claus!

The Family Fun Day is November 23rd from 10 am -2 pm. Loveless Cafe is located at 8400 Highway 100.

2.Williamson County Enrichment Center at Academy Park
110 Everbright Ave, Franklin TN 37064
Dec 14

Santa will be making a special trip from the North Pole to visit the Williamson County Enrichment Center at Academy Park, 110 Everbright Ave. in Franklin on Friday, December 14 from 5:30 p – 7:30 p for photos with Santa and hot cocoa. There will also be a letter writing station where you can make your wish list and hand deliver it to Santa! Stick around after Santa returns to the North Pole to watch a holiday movie starting at 7:30pm. Space is limited, make an online reservation here. 

For more information contact Erin Williams at 615-786-0200 ext. 2417 or at [email protected].

3. Timberland Park
At mile marker 437.2 on Natchez Trace Parkway off Hwy 96 West

Dec 10

Santa is coming to Timberland Park on Monday, December 10 at 10:00 a for snacks and a story with preschoolers, ages 18 mos. to 4 yrs., and their parents. Bring your cameras along for photos with Santa inside the park’s cozy interpretive center.

The event is free, but online reservations are required as space is limited for this event. To make a reservation, go here. Additional information is also available by calling (615) 786-0200 ext 2417. Timberland Park is located at mile marker 437.2 on the historic Natchez Trace Parkway, off Hwy. 96 West in Franklin.

4. Williamson County Rec Complex at Nolensville
7250 Nolensville Rd, Nolensville, TN 37135
Dec 19

Santa Claus is coming to the Nolensville Rec Center.  This is your opportunity to tell him your wish list and take a phot with him. Photos will be printed on-site. There will also be winter carnival games set-up in the gym for little ones to enjoy.

Register for the event here. For more information contact Erin at 615-786-0200 ext. 2417.

5.CoolSprings Galleria
1800 Galleria Blvd, Franklin, TN 37067

Santa is at the CoolSprings Galleria every day in Center Court, near Dillard’s. Santa is available to hear children’s wishes Monday through Saturday from 10 am – 9 pm; and Sundays from noon to 6 pm. Visits with Santa are always free, but a variety of photo packages are available for purchase.

Santa takes a break to feed the reindeer from 1 p to 2 p and 5 p to 6 p on Monday thru Saturday, and from 2:30 p to 3 p on Sunday.

Looking to save a little time during your visit to Santa? Shoppers can purchase a “FastPass” to visit Santa. The “front of the line” pass is available by visiting the mall website and pre-purchasing your photo package. Shoppers with a “FastPass” will have a separate line and can avoid the wait.

Find more information about photo pricing and fast passes here. 

Santa will be at the Galleria until December 24th at 6pm.

6.Holiday Village at Homestead Manor
4683 Columbia Avenue, Thompson Station 
Nov 24

Holiday Village will return to Homestead Manor on Saturday, November 24 from 10 a – 7 p as local vendors fill a tented area on the Homestead lawn with unique goodies and holiday cheer.  The  events barn will be packed with activities for kids and families, including photos with Santa from 1-3 p and 4-6 p, Express Train rides, Ornament-making + Letters to Santa stations and more.

Photos with Santa will be $25 for the first photo and $5 for each additional photo and can be purchased at the event.

7. Cheekwood
1200 Forrest Park Drive, Nashville

Every night in December

During the Holiday Lights event, Santa will be there for you to share your wish list and grab a photo every evening in December from 5 p – 8 p. You can also enjoy the s’more pit and live reindeer.

Find more information here about Holiday Lights.

8. A&E Farmhouse
6561 Eudailey -Covington Road, College Grove
Nov. 29

Visit the A&E Farmhouse for free photos with Santa from 4 p – 7 p. There will be crafts, free cocoa, caroloers, and cookie decorating. This free event is sponsored by Medix. For more information contact Suzanne Weber at 312-487-5930 or email [email protected]

9. Franklin Christmas Tree Lighting
Downtown Franklin
Nov 30

Franklin Christmas Tree Lighting on the Square is a fun way for the entire family to kick-off the holiday season. This year on Friday, November 30, from 6 p -8:30 p. The event features children’s choirs from local middle schools, and high schools. In addition, this year’s event will feature FREE photos with Santa, and pet photos.

10. Morning with Santa
Brentwood Library
8109 Concord Road, Brentwood 
Dec 1 

The John P. Holt Brentwood Library will again host the annual Morning with Santa program on Saturday, December 1st. Doors will open at 9:00 a. Magician Scott Humston will be on hand again this year to amaze and delight with his fascinating magic and hilarious showmanship. The magic show will be offered at 9:30, 10:30 and 11:30, so enjoy refreshments, face painting, music, giveaways and of course, Santa Claus.

Admission is free, but tickets are required and may be picked up at the Children’s Service Desk beginning Monday, November 19. For more information, please contact Pat Ladnier or Missy Dillingham at 371-0090 ext. 8380.