Holiday Happenings



Visit Santa in the Dillard's Court

  • Saturday, November 9 through Tuesday, December 24
  • Pet Nights with Santa: Every Monday, 6pm - 9pm, from November 11 - December 16. *All pets must be on a leash or in a carrier.
  • Wake Up Santa: Friday, November 8, 5pm - 6pm. Help Mrs. Claus & classic holiday friends wake up Santa and kick off the holiday season! 
  • Make Magical Reindeer Food with Mrs. Claus: Every Wednesday, 6pm - 9pm, at Santa's Workshop.
  • Storytime with Santa & Mrs. Claus: Saturday, November 16 at 10am; Saturday, November 23 at 10am; Saturday, December 21 at 10am
  • Ice Princess Night with Santa: Wednesday, November 20, 6pm - 9pm. Meet the Ice Queen & Ice Princess sisters, along with the Snow Prince and their favorite Snowman at Santa's Workshop.
  • Big Blue Santa: Wednesday, December 11, 6pm - 9pm. Have your picture made with Santa in his big blue suit, along with his friends the Kentucky Wildcat or Scratch.
  • Santa Cares: Holiday Sensory Friendly Event: Sunday, December 8, 9am - 11am. RSVP's encouraged.
  • "The Night Before Christmas" Storytme with Santa & Mrs. Claus: Tuesday, November 24 at 8am and 12pm
  • Family Holiday Experiences - Meet Your Favorite Princesses, Super Heroes and Other Characters This Holiday Season!
Santa's Hours:
  • Monday - Saturday: 10am - 9pm
  • Sunday: Noon - 6pm
  • December 22: 11am - 8pm
  • December 23: 9am - 10pm
  • Christmas Eve: 8am - 6pm

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

Santa's Workshop is Presented By


The world-famous Harlem Globetrotters, featuring larger than life entertainers, will bring their ALL-NEW show, “Pushing the Limits” to Rupp Arena on Friday, January 17th at 7pm! Don’t miss your chance to get up close and personable with a star-stuffed roster including Big Easy Lofton, Hi-Lite Bruton, and woman stars TNT Lister, Swish Sutton, and Torch George*. Every show features a blend of hilarious hijinks and incredible basketball skills including ball handling, high flying dunks, and a new record-breaking attempt. The Harlem Globetrotters are a one-of-a kind experience putting a new spin on family time. You won’t want to miss these memories worth repeating, so get your ticket today!

You won’t want to miss these memories worth repeating, so get your ticket today!

Santa Sleeps Here

Homewood Suites

When Santa is visiting, he prefers to sleep at Homewood Suites

Santa Photo Packages

Take the Shortcut to Santa

Purchase a FastPass online to save time when you visit Santa.

Package Pricing

PACKAGE A - Premium Print - $42.99*
Three 5 x 7s
Four 3 x 5s
Two 4 x 6s
Four Wallets
Free $25 Shutterfly Promo Card

PACKAGE B - Prints & Digital - $42.99*
One 5 x 7
Digital Files
Free $25 Shutterfly Promo Card

PACKAGE C - Print - $32.99*
One 5 x 7
One 3 x 5
Two 4 x 6s
Two Wallets
Free $25 Shutterfly Promo Card

Packages above are for the same sitting. No personal cameras allowed.

ADD ON DIGITAL (with package purchase) - $15

*Save $3 on each package when purchased by December 13th!