COLUMBUS, Ohio — He's making his list, he's checking it twice and in his off hours? He's stopping by some central Ohio locations to say hello.
Visit one of these locations to get your child's picture taken with Santa Claus this holiday season. Along the way, they may meet Mrs. Claus and some helper elves.
Find Santa at the following locations:
*More events will be added as they are announced.
Center Courtyard | Nov. 18
Santa will be arriving at 6:15 p.m. for Tanger Outlet's "Deck the Halls" event and sixth annual tree lighting.
The Mall at Tuttle Crossing
Lower Level Macy’s Court | Nov. 17 - Dec. 24
The Tuttle Mall will offer photos with Santa on Sundays from noon to 6 p.m. and Monday through Saturday from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. *A photo purchase is required at this location.
Other stores and attractions
1156 Oakland Park Ave, Columbus | Nov. 26 - Jan. 1
Santa will be stopping by the garden center on Saturdays and Sundays from noon to 3:30 p.m.
Polar Frontier, Columbus Zoo and Aquarium | Nov. 18 - Jan. 2
If you're headed to the zoo this winter season, you'll see millions of lights, several parades, animals (including reindeer) and Santa. The Wildlights begin at 5 p.m. until close. In addition to Wildlights, the zoo will also offer a sensory-friendly Santa experience with decreased visual simulation and reduced noise. Reservations are required.
Cities hosting Santa
Main Street Delaware Welcome Center | Starting Dec. 9
Walk-in visits with Santa take place on Fridays, Dec. 9 and 16 from 5 to 6 p.m. or Saturdays, Dec. 3, 10 and 17 from 12 to 1 p.m.
Historic Dublin | Dec. 17
During Dublin's "Holly Days" in Historic Dublin, stop by and visit Santa Claus and Mrs. Claus from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m.
Grandview Avenue | Dec. 6
Visits with Santa will happen from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. during Grandview Height's annual tree lighting ceremony called "Holiday in the Heights."
Partners Park | Dec. 1 - Dec. 24
Visits are available almost every Thursday and Saturday until Christmas Day.
Market Square | Nov. 20
From 2 p.m. to 5:30 p.m., Santa will be available for photos before the tree lighting.
Tremont Center Courtyard | Dec. 13
Stop by the courtyard at the Tremont Center from 6 to 8 p.m. to enjoy caroling, free cookies, free horse-drawn carriage rides, free hot cocoa and pictures with Santa.
Uptown Westerville | Dec. 10
Santa and Mrs. Claus will be making a stop at several Uptown stores from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Find them and snap a photo with your child!
Downtown Worthington | Nov. 27
Old Worthington will be hosting its annual Holiday Open House from noon until 5 p.m. Bring the family to enjoy the holiday season celebration which includes horse-drawn carriage rides, live music and a photo opportunity with Santa.