Where the Santas Are
Where is Santa when he isn’t at the North Pole? Making special appearances in the Bay Area. Luckily for all good little girls and boys, Lago Mar is perfectly positioned so you can find him anywhere.
Breakfast with Santa at Joe’s Crab Shack
3502 Seawall Blvd
Galveston, TX 77550
8-11 a.m. Sat., Dec. 14
$8 kids 12 and under, $15 adults
Santa loves crab but he loves breakfasting with kids even more. Enjoy great food, holiday crafts and pictures with the big guy.
Breakfast with Santa at Rainforest Café
5310 Galveston Seawall Blvd.
Galveston, TX 77551
8-10 a.m., Sat., Dec. 21 and Sun. 22
$21.82 for ages 11+, $13.98 ages 4-10, under 3 free
Join Santa and Cha! Cha! for mini muffins, scrambled eggs pancakes and more! There will be raffles, prizes, goodie bags and lots of fun holiday activities.
Breakfast with Santa at the Kemah Aquarium
#11 Kemah Boardwalk
215 Kipp Ave.
Kemah, TX 77565
8-11 a.m., weekends through Dec. 24
$18.99 adults, $12.99 children 3-10
Head out for breakfast with Sharkey and Santa. Take in the beautiful aquarium and keep your eyes peeled because Scuba Santa typically makes an appearance, too!
500 Baybrook Mall Dr.
Friendswood, TX 77546
Through Dec. 24
Don’t miss the easiest way to visit Santa — just reserve your time and skip the line!
Pet Photos with Santa at Petco
2895 Gulf Freeway South
League City, TX 77573
1-4 p.m. Sat., Dec. 14 and Sun., Dec. 15
Bring your pet to have them photographed with Santa! With a donation, you will receive an emailed photo within minutes. All proceeds benefit the Petco Foundation.
Holiday Fun for Everyone
215 Kipp Ave
Kemah, TX 77565
Times vary, weekends through Dec. 22
Enjoy holiday dancers, stilt walkers, live music, movies, a snow patch, Santa’s workshop and pictures with Santa!
The Gulf Greyhound Park
1000 FM 2004
La Marque, TX 77568
Now through Jan. 5
Step into the enchanted world of largest lantern festival in the United States and spend time with Santa and the Mrs.
Santa Hustle Galveston 5k & Half Marathon
One Hope Blvd.
Galveston, TX 77554
7:00-9:30 a.m. Sun., Dec. 15
Free to watch
Why visit one Santa when you can see hundreds running to raise money for the Galveston County Food Bank? Swag includes a Santa hat, Santa beard, Santa shirt, finisher medal and candy cane socks!