Where to Meet and Snap Photos with Santa in Hawaii

child dressed in elf costume whispering to Santa Claus

The holiday season is in full swing and Santa Claus is making his list and checking it twice. If you’re looking to capture that perfect holiday photo with the man in the red suit, we’ve rounded up some of the best spots on the island where you can jingle all the way to a meet-and-greet with Santa.

Ala Moana Center

November 17 – December 24
Ewa Wing (between Tesla and Oakley)

Visit Santa’s new Surf Shack at Ala Moana Center! Stop by and create lasting memories with any holiday photo package. Plus, take a selfie at Santa’s surfboard photo wall!

For more information, please visit alamoanacenter.com.

Ka Makana Ali‘i

November 24 – December 24

Find Santa and his sled in the Macy’s Wing, near Sephora and Zales. Visit him on the weekdays and you might even get to meet Mrs. Claus!

For more information, please visit kamakanaalii.com.

Kahala Mall

November 25 – December 24

Craft cherished memories with Santa Claus at Kahala Mall! Capture the moment in an enchanting, storybook-themed holiday set near Macy’s.

For more information, please visit kahalamallcenter.com.

International Market Place

December 1 – 24
Level 1, Mauka Court

Prepare for a holiday delight at International Market Place, where enchantment meets aloha spirit! Santa Claus is making a special stop in the heart of Waikiki bringing the North Pole charm with him.

For more information, please visit shopinternationalmarketplace.com.

Pearlridge Center

November 24 – December 24
Wai Makai, Second Level Center Court

Santa Claus is coming to town! Gather your ohana, friends, and family to capture the joy in a picture-perfect moment with St. Nick!

For more information, please visit pearlridgeonline.com.

Royal Hawaiian Center

November 22 – December 23
The Royal Grove

Get a free photo with Santa! Families and their keiki will also enjoy a complimentary treat of peppermint cookies from Honolulu Cookie Company.

For more information, please visit royalhawaiiancenter.com.

Town Center of Mililani

November 25 – December 16
Center Court

Experience the joy of the season at the Town Center of Mililani, where festive photo opportunities await for the little ones and furry friends alike. Plan ahead to catch family photo hours, low sensory hours, and dedicated pet photo hours. Don’t miss the chance to make lasting memories!

For more information, please visit towncenterofmililani.com.

Windward Mall

November 18 – December 24

Get festive and bring the family for a photoshoot with Santa Claus! Join us at Windward Mall where Santa has traveled all the way from the North Pole to take a photo with you this holiday season.

For more information, please visit windwardmall.com.

Pictures with Santa Paws

December 16, 11:00 am – 1:00 pm
Neiman Marcus at Ala Moana Center

Searching for the perfect holiday photo that includes your furry friend? Look no further! For a minimum $25 donation benefiting the Hawaiian Humane Society, capture the joy of the season with your entire family, paws and all!

For more information, visit hawaiianhumane.com.

Wherever you find Santa on Oahu, may your holiday season be filled with warmth, laughter, and memorable moments! Mele Kalikimaka from all of us at Hawaii Parent!

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