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Meet Santa Claus at the Disneyland Resort

Disneyland Resort Area

Multiple Locations

Age Interest

All Ages

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  • May Remain in Wheelchair/ECV


Classic Characters, Holiday Entertainment

Feel the holiday magic in the air when St. Nick drops by to spread cheer, there and everywhere!

Santa Clause waves from a chair near a Christmas tree

Direct from the North Pole

Celebrate the holidays at the Disneyland Resort with a magical meeting with the real Santa Claus!

At the Parks
From November 9 through December 24, enjoy merry moments, festive photos and bundles of fun with the jolly old elf himself at Redwood Creek Challenge Trail at Disney California Adventure Park. (From December 25 through January 8, Goofy dons Santa’s festive finery to greet Guests and share holiday hijinks at this same location.)

At the Resort Hotels
Also from November 9 through December 24, you’ll have chances to mingle with Kringle when he stops by Pooh’s thotful spot in Critter Country at Disneyland Park!

Or catch up with Santa when he touches down at one of the Disneyland Resort hotels. From November 22 through December 24, you can meet, greet and take a seat with Santa at:

Come say Ho-Ho-Hello to Santa before his sleigh flies away!

Schedule is subject to change. Theme park admission is required for in-park greetings. To find appearance times on the day of your visit, check at the specific venue or download the Disneyland mobile app.

The it's a small world Holiday attraction adorned with festive lighting and seasonal images

Holidays at the Disneyland Resort

Share the joy as we celebrate the most magical time of year—from November 9, 2018 to January 6, 2019.

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