Pictures with Santa in Louisville


Where can you get pictures with Santa in Louisville?

It’s a popular question this time of year. There are paid and free options all around the Louisville area to get those smiling (or crying) photos with Santa. 

Whether you want a formal picture with Santa in Louisville or something more casual, there are usually many options. On this post, we feature some of the more ‘posing’ opportunities. Other casual meetings might take place at the many events around town where Santa sometimes makes an appearance. 

FREE Pictures with Santa

Photos with Santa are available at Bass Pro Shops and Cabela’s throughout the Holiday Season. Make reservations in advance, November 5th-December 24th.

Zoneton Santa Truck Route – December 2 – December 17 various dates. Click here for details. FREE coming to a street near you. Santa is on the truck on select dates and you may be able to snag a photo!

The Outlet Shoppes of the Bluegrass – December 4-24, check website for dates/times. These are free, you take your own photos. 

Zoneton Fire Santa Truck Route

December 10 – Free Pictures with Santa & Toy Drive – Four Pegs Smokehouse & Bar, 11:00am-2:00pm

December 10 – Photos with Santa – Grab lunch at Union Restaurant & GameYard and get free pics with Santa, 11:00am-12:30pm.

December 16 – Pictures with Santa – Hillview Recreation Dept, 6:00-9:00pm. Bring 5 can goods to benefit Dare to Care Food Bank.

Through December 18 – On the weekends (noon to 4pm) you can take a free carriage ride with Santa at the Paddock Shops. You can get lots of photos with Santa during your ride and pose for photos before you hop off!

Santa Christmas Caravan will be around town December 10 and 11 starting 11:30am each day. Click here for December 10 route, click here for December 11 route. You’ll be able to snap photos with your phone/camera – there’s no official Santa photographer. Santa rides around and then there are stops, that’s where you can get photos!

December 10 – Santa will also be at the Honey Depot and Coffee House in Jeffersontown from 3-5pm so you can get some free photos!

See Santa at the Malls: 

The pictures with Santa experiences at the mall are through “Where is Santa” and include a free phone call from Santa. 

Santa at the Green Tree Mall – November 23-December 24

Santa at Mall St. Matthews – November 18-December 24

Santa at Oxmoor Mall – November 23-December 24

Santa at Jefferson Mall – November 23-December 24

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Where can you get a photo with Black Santa in Louisville?

Black Santa at Jefferson Mall – December 13 and 14 only. Book a spot online. Spots available between 11am and 7pm both days. 

Pictures with Santa – Roots101: African American Museum, appointments required. Call the museum for times and availability, 502 -384-1940.

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Roots101: African American Museum

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