Where to See Santa in Katy Guide 2018

Tell the kids to get their wish lists ready because Katy has some great places to meet or say hi to Santa Claus this season. There's even places for special needs children to get photos with Santa. Here's our comprehensive Katy Texas "Where to See Santa" guide for 2018.  


Compiled by Angie Waller and Katrina Katsarelis 

Heritage Square at LaCenterra 

Nov. 18- Dec. 24

Visit and take photos with Santa this holiday season at LaCenterra at Cinco Ranch. Santa will be located in his special new setting in Heritage Square and available for photos November 18 through December 24. Check details here. 


Santa will be available for photos Monday-Saturday from 11am-7pm and on Sunday from 12pm-6pm. On Christmas Eve, Santa will be available from 10am-5pm.

There will be a wide variety of photo packages available to purchase.

Katy Fire Department Santa Tour

Dec. 3-10
Coming to a neighborhood near you, Santa will be riding through Katy showering kids  with candy on the back of a big, red fire truck. 


Monday 12/03

Green Meadows, Iris, Dahlia, Delfren, Gardenia, Enclave at Katy


Tuesday, 12/04
Fawnlake, Pinelakes, Pine Forest, Eula Morgan, Hunters Terrace, Manorwood


Wednesday, 12/05

Woodcreek Reserve, Wooded Hollow North and South, Woodcreek Reserve - Avalon

Thursday, 12/06 

Cane Island


Friday, 12/07

Willow Creek Farms North, South and West, Young Ranch 


Monday, 12/10


Santa Photos at Katy Mills  

Nov. 9 - Dec. 24

Meet and take a photo with Santa Claus while he's away from the North Pole at Katy Mills Mall in Neighborhood 6 by American Eagle Outfitters. 

Click here to reserve your FastPass and skip the line to see Santa.


Monday - Friday  11am-8pm

Saturday  10am-8pm

Sunday  11am-6pm

Caring Santa at Katy Mills  

Dec. 2 & Dec. 9

For special needs children by appointment only 


Caring Santa at Katy Mills will make the necessary adjustments to support the sensory, physical and other developmental needs of children of all abilities for this special event.


Reserve your appointment here for Sun. Dec. 2 from 9:30am - 11:00am 

Reserve your appointment here for Sun. Dec. 9, from 9:30am - 11:00am 


Pet Photos with Santa at Katy Mills

Nov. 18 - Dec. 16


Bring your furry friend for photos with Santa on either:

Sun. Nov. 18, from 6pm to 7:30pm

Sun. Dec. 16, from 7pm to 8:30pm

Santa's Wonderland at Bass Pro Shops

Dec. 2 - 24
Katy Mills Mall


Grab a Bass Pass at the front entrance to meet Santa and whisper your Christmas wish in his ear. Visitors get a free personalized Christmas card and photo with Santa, and there are lots of fun crafts and activities for the kids. 


12/2 - 12/23

Weekdays: 10am - 8pm (Crafts 5pm-7pm)

Saturdays: 10am-8pm(Crafts-12pm-5pm)

Sundays: 10am-5pm(Crafts-12pm-5pm)




Katy's Old Fashioned Christmas  

Dec. 1

Historic Downtown Katy



Bring the whole family out for some yuletide fun, free admission, and visit with Santa Claus in the square from 10am - 5pm

Breakfast with Santa 

Dec. 8, 15, 22

Rainforest Cafe 


12/8 , 12/15, or 12/22


Come meet enjoy a breakfast buffet with Santa.  Activities and goodie bags included.

Santa at Kohl's

Dec. 9 and 16

Kohl's Locations


Santa will be available to take pictures with children at Kohl’s FAO Schwarz in-store experience.  Shoppers can use their mobile device to snap a free photo with Santa at the Kohl’s FAO Schwarz experience. Even more exciting, children who visit Santa will receive a free FAO Schwarz surprise.


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