Kids of all ages know that getting their wish list to Santa Claus is as easy as sending a letter to the North Pole or taking a trip to the mall; but we found some other cool places to spot Santa this holiday season!

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Santa’s Enchanted Forest
7900 Bird Road
Miami, FL 33155
(305) 559-9689
Date:  Open every day through January 8
Hours: 5:00 p.m. – Midnight

What’s an Enchanted Forest without Santa? Of course Santa is here along with more than 100 rides, shows, games and attractions. Santa’s Enchanted Forest is billed as the world’s largest Christmas theme park with millions of dazzling lights and hundreds of themed displays.

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Photos with Santa
Aventura Mall
19501 Biscayne Boulevard
Aventura, FL 33180
(305) 935-1110
Date: Through Saturday, December 24th.
Time: Monday through Saturday, 11am–8pm, Sunday, 12-7 p.m., December 24, 10am-5pm.

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Have your picture taken with ‘Ol Saint Nick at his village where the guy in the big red suit also feeds his reindeer every day. His village is located near Bloomingdale’s.

Santa on the Beach
Fort Lauderdale Beach Park
Date:  Monday, December 19
Time: 12:45
(954)  828-7275

Don’t miss Santa Claus’ traditional candy giveaway along Fort Lauderdale Beach! Santa Claus and his elves will walk along Fort Lauderdale Beach, providing beachgoers with candy canes and holiday treats. Santa’s route will begin at the Fort Lauderdale Police Headquarters and travel to Fort Lauderdale Beach Park. Santa and his elves will begin passing out treats on Fort Lauderdale Beach across from the Oasis Restaurant, located at 1100 Seabreeze Boulevard at 12:45 p.m.


Bass Pro Shops Santa’s Wonderland
11551 NW 12th St.
Miami, Fl 33172
(305) 341-4200

200 Gulf Stream Way
Dania Beach, FL 33004
(954) 929-7710

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Bass Pro Shops is offering free Christmas fun. In their Christmas Wonderland, they offer free crafts, fun displays, games and a free studio-quality 4 x 6 photo with Santa. Their Christmas Wonderland is available now through Christmas Eve. All games and activities are available during store hours.  These include toy trains, slot car racing, laser and soft gun arcades, remote control trucks and video games. Also, this year, Bass Pro is giving away free “Santa Bandz” to the first 150 children Mondays-Fridays from 5 to 7 p.m.  Bandz are different each week.