Pictures with Santa



There are lots of places to get a photo with Santa this Christmas season. Use this list to make you plan for a selfie with the jolly old elf. Most of these photographers require advance booking so check the details and reserve your spot!

***All times and dates were correct at the time of publication and are subject to change. Check your specific location before you head out!***


Rivergate Mall (Map)

Santa arrives Saturday November 20 and stays through December 21, 2021

Book your photo experience in advance using this link.


Cool Springs Galleria (Map

Santa arrives November 19 and stays through December 24, 2021.

We are excited to continue the tradition of hosting Santa to meet and greet all kids and kids-at-heart. We encourage everyone to reserve a special time to see Santa. Click here to reserve your spot now. Santa knows it’s important to stay healthy for his time with you so he and his helpers will be following CDC guidelines. Hand sanitizing stations will also be available. Scroll further down the page to learn more about times, photo package pricing, special events and more.

Santa will be located in Center Court on the lower level.

Santa’s Hours:
  • Monday – Thursday: 11AM – 7PM (Break from 3PM – 4PM)
  • Friday – Saturday: 10AM – 8PM (Break from 1PM – 2PM and 5PM to 5:45PM)
  • Sunday: 12PM – 6PM (Break from 2:30PM – 3PM)

Bass Pro Shops (Map

November 6 – December 24, 2021

Santa’s Wonderland includes a free photo with Santa and a take home craft.

Advance  reservations are required! Reserve your spot at this link.

Santa’s Hours:  Hours vary depending on date.  Find a full schedule of hours at this link.


The Streets of Indian Lake (Map

Santa arrives November 26 and stays through December 24, 2021

Visit with Santa at The Streets!

2021 Hours Coming Soon!

The Mall at Green Hills (Map

Santa arrives on November 12 and stays through December 24, 2021.

In conjunction with our photo partner, Cherry Hill Programs, Santa’s Flight Academy provides a safe holiday experience while delivering the magic and tradition of the holiday season.

  • Step inside Santa’s 22-foot tall sleigh and experience the magical snowfall
  • Reservations are strongly recommended for all photo sessions
  • Masks are optional during photos with Santa, but are recommended before and after your visit.
  • Sit with Santa for your photos or remain socially-distanced
  • Heightened cleaning protocols and hand sanitizer provided

Santa’s Hours : Monday – Saturday  11AM – 8PM (Break from 3PM- 4PM)

Sundays  12PM – 6PM (Break from 2:30PM – 3PM)

Santa will not be on-site November 30, December 1, 7 & 8  

Reserve your spot online using this link.

The Avenue Murfreesboro (Map)

Santa will be at The Avenue for photos

Saturday December 4 (11AM – 2PM)
Sunday December 5 (11AM – 2PM)

Join us for Snaps with Santa! Experience the magic of meeting Santa and receive a Christmas gift!

Opry Mills Mall (Map

Santa arrives November 19 and stays through December 24, 2021.

Santa’s Hours and Days vary – Check this link for specifics.

Make your Santa photo reservation today!


Stones River Town Centre  (Map)

Santa arrives on November 12and stays through December 24, 2021.

Santa’s Hours :  Monday – Saturday 12PM-8PM (Break from 3:30 -4:30)  
Sunday 12PM-6PM   Break 2:45 PM-3:15PM

Extended Hours from December 11 – 23   Monday-Saturdays – 10AM-8PM (Break 1PM-2PM and 4:30PM-5:30PM)

Christmas Eve  10AM-5PM  

Reservations are strongly encouraged with walk-up visits available as space allows throughout the day. Click here to make a reservation


Pictures with Santa – Kingpics – Mt Juliet (Map)

Santa will be at The Christmas Place in Mt Juliet from November 2 – December 23, 2021

Hours :  Monday – Friday  3PM – 8PM
Saturday  10AM – 8PM
Sunday  12PM – 6PM

Reserve your time in advance at this link.


Gaylord Opryland Hotel (Map)

Santa arrives November 12 and stays through December 24, 2021.

Mailing a letter to the North Pole is great, but nothing can beat a personal visit with Santa Claus to let him know what you want for Christmas and make sure you’re on his nice list. Capture the moment with a keepsake photo.

Know Before You Go:
Tickets must be purchased in advance, online.
No Box Office on-site.
Tickets are non-refundable.
Optional ticket insurance is available for purchase.
Guests must arrive at their scheduled time.
If arriving past your scheduled time, you may be asked to reschedule to a later time (based on availability).
Located in the Delta Atrium.
Personal photography is not permitted.
Additional fees for parking are not included in admission, and charges will apply.

Santa’s Hours: Find open hours and book online at this link.


Governor’s Square Mall (Map)

Santa arrives November 6, 2021 and stays through December 24.

Santa’s Hours:
Monday – Saturday  11AM – 7PM
Sunday   Noon – 6PM


Wilson Bank & Trust  

Visit Santa at Wilson Bank & Trust at locations throughout Middle Tennessee this Christmas season. Bring your camera!

Friday 11/26 Watertown  3 – 5PM

Friday 11/26  Carthage 3PM  – 5PM

Saturday 11/27  Gordonsville 10AM – Noon

Saturday 11/27  Alexandria 8:30AM – Noon

Saturday 11/27 Main/Lebanon 9AM  – Noon

Friday 12/3 Gladeville 3 – 5PM

Saturday 12/4  Smithville 8:30AM – Noon

Saturday 12/4 N. Mt. Juliet Rd./ Mt. Juliet 9AM – Noon

Friday  12/10 S. Church/Murfreesboro 3 – 5PM

Friday 12/10 Smyrna 3 – 5PM

Saturday 12/11 Hartsville 8:30AM – Noon

Saturday 12/11 Memorial Blvd./ Murfreesboro 9AM – 11AM

Saturday 12/11 Providence/ Mt. Juliet 9 – 11AM

Saturday 12/11 Cookeville 9AM – Noon

Friday 12/17 Hermitage 3 – 4:30PM

Friday 12/17  Hwy. 96/Murfreesboro  3 – 5PM

Saturday 12/18 N.W. Broad St./ Murfreesboro 9AM – 11AM

Saturday 12/18 Hendersonville 9AM  – Noon


**Find more Santa fun in our annual Christmas guide including where to have breakfast with the Jolly Ol’ Elf and even more events where Santa will make an appearance.

Rachel is a Middle Tennessee native, born and raised in the Nashville area and having lived in Hendersonville, Murfreesboro, and Mount Juliet. She is mom to 3, step mom to 4 and Grandma to one (so far!)

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