Poughkeepsie Galleria is welcoming Santa Claus back to the shopping center this holiday season back to his prior home in Center Court on the lower level. Families, and even pets are invited by the jolly and joyous gift-giver to whisper their Christmas to Santa Claus starting on Friday, November 30th until Christmas Eve, Friday, December 24th.
There will be plenty of fun and magic, as well as a focus on health and safety. Reservations are strongly encouraged for all guests, with walk-up visits available as space allows throughout the day. Photo packages start at $39.99, see pricing details below.
Want to skip the line? Sign up and reserve your special time to receive a fast pass! Reserve your spot HERE!
Santa Set 2022 Dates & Hours:
Friday, November 25th until Friday, December 24th
Monday – Wednesday: 11:00am – 7:00pm
Thursday – Saturday: 11:00am – 7:00pm
Sunday: 12:00pm – 6:00pm
*Christmas Eve, Friday, December 24th: 10:00am – 4:00pm
Special Hours & Events:
Pet Photo Nights – 12/4/22 4:00pm – 6:00pm – Reserve Spot Here
Santa Cares Events Sensory Friendly Event– Sunday, 12/4 10:30am – 11:30am RSVP here
*Sensory friendly event where children and families with special needs can visit Santa in a controlled and intimate environment with low lighting and no music.
What do I bring?
Smiles, Sunday-Best, and your Christmas wish-list! He knows if you’ve been good or not! All you need to make the most of your visit is yourself and a little holiday magic!
Where is Santa?
Our North Pole living room can be found on the lower level in JC Penney Court. The easiest parking access is through the 110 Grill entrance.
When is Santa busy?
Santa needs to take breaks every once in a while to feed the reindeer and keep them happy. Signs will be posted when Santa goes to feed the reindeer with the appropriate return time. Reindeer usually get fed between 2:00pm and 4:00pm.
All guests are strongly encouraged to make advanced reservations and appointments to visit Santa Claus. Walk-in guests will be accepted on a space-available basis. Advanced Reservations will be available and encourage at ALL Cherry Hill Programs experiences.