Have you seen Santa in the 'Burgh yet or are you still looking for the perfect place to take your Christmas photos? From Virtual Santa visits to Santa on a boat to Santa on a firetruck to your traditional Mall Santa; we've got the list you've been looking for! Scroll on down, so you can find the best places to spot Santa in Pittsburgh this Winter. Many of the listings below are reoccurring throughout November and December. If at anytime you are looking for additional one-time Santa Sightings, head over to the Macaroni KID Pittsburgh West - Robinson, South Hills, City or Washington event calendar and search using the 🎅🏻 emoji to find the most up-to-date information! Do you have a favorite Santa that isn't on our list? Let us know HERE.
Photos with Santa Galleria of Mt. Lebanon
Mondays – Saturdays: noon-7pm
Sundays: noon to 5pm
Christmas Eve: 11am-5pm
Santa arrives Saturday, November 19th and will be at the Galleria though December 24th.
Visit with Santa and have your picture taken with him. Pet photos available every Monday through December 20th!
Make your reservations here vipholidayphotos.com/MakeReservation
Lights. Camera. Santa South Hills Village Mall
Photos available from November 21st - December 21st (closed on Thanksgiving)
Things to know before you go: Advanced reservations are strongly encouraged. Pre-booking your Santa Magic photo experience is highly recommended. Walk-up visits are available as space permits at participating locations. The health and wellbeing of our staff, Santa and Guests is top priority.
🎅🏻 Breakfast and Lunch With Santa Hard Rock Café
Multiple dates between December 4th and 18th. Enter to WIN breakfast for 4 on December 4th HERE.
🎅🏻 Santa Fun Cruise ⛴ Gateway Clipper
Multiple Dates between November 26th and December 19th
🎅🏻 Pictures with Santa Baldwin Borough Public Library
🎅🏻 Cookies with Santa 🍪 Round Hill Park
🎅🏻 Santa Magic 📸 The Mall at Robinson - Photos with Santa
November 19th-December 24th
🎅🏻 Santa Parade Sewickley
December 4th 10:30am
🎅🏻 Santa at the Station 🚒 Cochran Hose Fire Station
December 5th 11am-3pm
🎅🏻 Breakfast with Santa Kennedy Township
🎅🏻 Carnegie Christmas with Goats Carnegie
December 18th 12-5pm
Santa Zoom at Peoples Gas Holiday Market 🎄🎅🏻 near Market Square & PPG Place
November 19th - December 23rd
Monday-Friday noon-3pm, 4-7pm, Saturdays 11am-8pm, Sundays 11am-6pm
The magic of a visit to Santa is reimagined through Santa Zoom, presented by BJ’s! This real-time conversation with Santa provides a creative and safe alternative to the traditional in-person visit. downtownpittsburghholidays.com/santa
Photos with Santa 🎅🏻 Heinz History Center
Join us from 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 20, Nov. 26, Nov. 27, Dec. 4, Dec. 11, Dec. 18 to take photos with Santa Claus (museum admission ticket required).
Virtual Stories with Santa 🎅🏻 at Phipps Conservatory
Select evenings in November & December
Photos with Santa 🎅🏻 Washington Crown Center Mall
November 21-December 24th
⛸ Skate with Santa 🎅🏻 at Printscape Arena Southpointe
December 4th 1:30-3pm $10/person
Saturdays & Sundays in December $15
Santa's Wonderland Cabela's Wheeling
November 6th - December 24th
Families who visit Santa receive a free 4x6 studio-quality photo, as well as a free shareable video when you provide your email address. Additional photo packages are also available for purchase and print instantly at the store.
PGH Santa Claus virtual
A live visit with Santa from the comfort and safety of your own home!
💌 Letters to Santa Bethel Park
Write your letter to Santa and stick it in this outdoor mailbox located in Bethel Park. Leave your address and a SASE and you may receive a reply back!
Alexa Santa engagements:
Call Santa - enable this skill and say “Alexa, call Santa” and Alexa well connect you to Old St. Nick and all his friends at the North Pole.
Santa Claus - enable this skill and say “Alexa, start Santa Claus.” Alexa will ask your kid a series of questions to determine whether they are on the naughty or nice list!
Christmas Countdown - enable this skill and ask “Alexa, how many sleeps until Christmas?” to launch the Christmas Countdown Skill where she will tell you how many sleeps until Christmas and your kids will receive an update from Santa himself!
The Night Before Christmas - enable this skill and say “Alexa, Open The Night Before Christmas” to hear a three-minute version of the poem by Clement Clarke Moore
Where is your favorite place to visit with and get your picture taken with Santa in Pittsburgh? If it's not on our list, please let us know! Email firstname.lastname@example.org with SANTA in the subject line, and we'll update our list ASAP!