Where to See Santa In and Around Omaha | 2022


Where to visit Santa Omaha

It’s time to make your list and check it twice because Santa Claus is coming to town! Santa will be making a stop in and around Omaha, and we want to make sure you don’t miss out. Check out the spots below! We will continue to update this list as event information becomes available. 

Where to Visit Santa (& His Reindeer) in Omaha

Cabela’s & Bass Pro Shops Santa’s Wonderland 

12703 Westport Parkway La Vista, NE and 2901 Bass Pro Dr Council Bluffs, IA
November 5 – December 24, 2022
FREE photo with Santa

Omaha Children’s Museum Santa’s Magic

500 South 20th Street Omaha, NE
November 25 – December 23, 2022

A short, live performance featuring Santa Claus, elves and an animatronic Rudolph. There will be indoor snowfall, silly moments, and a message from the Snow Queen. Following each performance, children can share their wish lists with Santa and get their picture taken with him.

Christmas at Union Station 

801 S 10th Street Omaha, NE
November 24 – January 08, 2023

This long-standing tradition features Omaha’s official Christmas tree, holiday concerts and Santa himself.

Santa’s Hours:
Tuesday-Saturday 10am-12pm and 1-3pm; 5-7pm (for Family Nights with Santa)
Sunday 12pm-3pm
*Cultural Festival on Friday, 12/02 from 4-9pm

Family Night with Santa | Tuesdays 5-8pm | Enjoy a family night visit with santa to: share your wishlist, create a holiday craft, enjoy live performances, participate in the elf scavenger hunt, and experience the indoor winter wonderland “snowfall”.

Meet Santa’s Reindeer at Mulhall’s 

3615 N 120th Street, Omaha, NE
November 23 – December 18, 2022
Come meet Dasher and Dancer where they will be snuggled among the trees in our fresh-cut forest at the north end of the greenhouse.

Santa at Regency

120 Regency Pkwy Omaha, NE
November 25December 24, 2022

Enjoy visits & photos with Santa located in center court outside of Borsheim’s sponsored by FNBO!

Central Park Santa’s Workshop

8305 Park View Blvd. La Vista, NE
Monday, November 28, 6-7:30 p.m.
Friday, December 2, 4:30-6:30 p.m. 
Friday, December 9, 4:30-6:30 p.m.
Tuesday, December 13, 4:30-6:30 p.m.
Saturday, December 17, 9-11 a.m. (No reindeer)

See the reindeer, walk through the La Vista Wonderland in Central Park and then enter Santa’s magical workshop—where you can enjoy cookies from Mrs. Claus while you wait to see Santa!

Mail a Letter to Santa (and Receive One Back)

Santa’s Workshop Outdoor Mailbox *no in-person Santa

8305 Park View Blvd. and La Vista Public Library 9110 Giles Rd.
November 28 – December 13, 2022

Drop your letters off in the special mailboxes at Santa’s Workshop or the Library. Be sure to include your name and return address so Santa knows where to send his reply. Drop off your letter by December 13 to receive a reply by Christmas!

Special Christmas Events with Santa

Shadow Lake Towne Center Holiday Parade
7775 Olson Drive, Suite 205 Papillion, NE
November 23rd from 6pm – 7pm

Join Shadow Lake Towne Center for our annual Tree Lighting and Holiday Parade in the center of the mall. We will kick off the holiday season with the lighting of our NEW 35 foot LED lit tree with over 30,000 lights, and Santa and his friends will be here.

Visit Santa at Rockwood Village

2800 S 110th Ct. Omaha, NE
November 26 from 11am-3pm

Bring the little ones to visit Santa and share their holiday wishes, then the whole family can enjoy a horse and carriage ride around the village. Stop by Mary’s Mountain Cookies and Great Harvest Bread Co. for a free cookie and hot cocoa. And don’t miss out on the amazing Christmas lights around the village come dusk. It is our way of saying thank you for supporting local on Small Business Saturday!

Santa Claus is Coming to Sheelytown

3522 Center St Omaha
November 26, December 10, 1-4pm
Come tell Santa your holiday wishes. Kids and their grownups are welcome to snap photos with Santa.

Ralston’s Holiday Magic 

5500 S 77th St Ralston
November 27, 1-7pm
Visit Santa and enjoy FREE carriage rides, children’s activities, hot chocolate, and cookies.

Scheel’s Santa Palooza

Village Pointe Shopping Center
December 3, 10am-2pm
Join Santa and Mrs. Claus for fun holiday activities. 

Santa Goes to Space

28210 W Park Hwy Ashland, NE
December 3
Slider Station and Jo-On-The-Go coffee station opens at 11 am. Activities start at noon including ornament decorating, Star Wars-themed activities, Rocket Ring Toss, Letters to Santa, and more.

Storytime, Music & Craft with Santa Claus

8305 Park View Blvd. La Vista, NE
December 7, 10-11 am

Santa is coming to the library to read a story, sing songs, and make a craft.
Dress in your best and bring your cameras for picture taking. Ages 0-6.

If you have an event you would like to add to this resource, please email [email protected]!

And if you are looking for more holiday happenings in and around Omaha, follow along here. 

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