9 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 29

Start your holiday season with a fun day for the whole family at the Loveless Barn at Loveless Cafe on November 29th. 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!

Family Fun Day is November 29th from 10 am -2 pm. Loveless Cafe is located at 8400 Highway 100.

2. Grecian Pizzeria 
2003 Wall Street, Spring Hill 
Dec. 8

Enjoy a delicious dinner with live Christmas music from Radio Farm and Santa will be there to take FREE pictures with kids and adults. Santa will also have presents for all the kids.

3. Breakfast with Santa at American Girl 
1800 Galleria Boulevard, Franklin, TN 37067
Nov 30, Dec 14, Dec 21

Santa is coming to the American Girl Doll store, and he can’t wait to meet you and your girl. Whispering her wishes is an exciting holiday tradition, and a special pose with St. Nick is the perfect photo opportunity—bring your camera to capture the moment! Delicious breakfast treats will be served during your visit, too.

Make reservations here. 

4.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.

5. Santa at Farmers Market 
Franklin Farmers Market, 230 Franklin Road, Franklin 
Dec 21

Santa visits the market each December. Bring the kids to visit with Santa and snap a picture of Santa asking what each child wants for Christmas.

6. 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.

7. Franktown Festival of Lights
4215 Long Lane, Franklin

Every evening until Dec. 24  

New this year at the mile-long light display is Santa’s Village. Each evening you can stop by  to play games, grab a bite to eath and meet Santa.

Find more information here. 

8. Franklin Christmas Tree Lighting
Downtown Franklin
Dec 6

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, December 6, 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.

9. Morning with Santa
Brentwood Library
8109 Concord Road, Brentwood 
Dec 7 

The John P. Holt Brentwood Library will again host the annual Morning with Santa program on Saturday, December 7th. 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. For more information, please contact Pat Ladnier or Missy Dillingham at 371-0090 ext. 8380.