Hampton! Where to Find Santa in Hampton, VA

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Where To Find SANTA in Hampton VA

Santa is a very busy guy this time of year.

With that in mind, we have a list for you to make it easier to track him down for those memorable holiday meetings, and of course, family photographs!

All of these events in Hampton (and many more) can be found on our Website Calendar. If you have a Santa appearance to add to this FREE Listing please SUBMIT IT HERE.

Don't miss our other BIG LISTS of Seasonal Fun including Where to Find Santa in Hampton Roads (all cities), Dining with Santa, Holiday Parades, Holiday Performances, Hampton Roads Lights Displays and more!

Featured Listings:





Dates: November 8-10, 2019. Friday & Saturday 10am-7pm. Sunday 10am-6pm 
Where: Hampton Roads Convention Center, 1610 Coliseum Drive, Hampton VA 23666
What: Our show is designed to promote talented artists, crafters, and local businesses at an extraordinary venue. The fall show is just the place to find the perfect unique and quality Christmas gift - plus visit with Santa!
Cost: Adult $7 one day; $10 two days; Children $4; Children in Strollers FREE


Dates: November 16-December 24, 2019. Times vary by day.
Where: Bass Pro Shops, 1972 Power Plant Pkwy, Hampton, VA
What: Free visits with Santa, a Free photo with Santa, Free Games & Crafts
Cost: Free 


Dates: Saturday, November 16, 2019 from 4-7pm The Annual Peninsula Town Center Tree Lighting scheduled for Saturday, Nov. 16th has been canceled due to inclement weather in the forecast.
Where: Peninsula Town Center, 4410 E. Claiborne Square, Hampton, VA, 23666
What: Ring in the holiday season at Peninsula Town Center with the Annual Tree Lighting. The event will take place in Town Square from 4-7PM and feature trackless train rides, live music, a luminary ceremony, a visit from Santa & so much more!
Cost: Free 


Dates: November 23, 2019 from 9:30-11:30am
Where: Peninsula Town Center, 4410 East Claiborne Square, Suite 212, Hampton, VA 23666
What: Kick-off the holiday season with the 21st Annual Coliseum Central Holiday Parade Presented by Sentara CarePlex Hospital on Saturday, November 23rd! Come join in the excitement as the marching bands, floats, squads and animals parade through Coliseum Central. Santa Claus is also sure to stop by!
Cost: Free Event

WOD with Santa - A Holiday Celebration

Dates: Saturday, November 30, 2019 from 5:30-7pm
Where: Crossfit Buckroe Beach 213 Buckroe Avenue Hampton, VA
Cost: $30 for Members, $35 Non-members. Includes a 30 min workout, a craft, and Professional picture with Santa. $10 for each additional kid. Pets welcome for pictures too! 


Date: Friday, December 6, 2019 at 5-9pm
Where: 21 E Mellen St, Hampton, Virginia 23663
What: Join us for the 8th Annual Phoebus Holiday Illumination Friday, December 6, 2019, from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. with a special holiday tree lighting at 8 p.m. Phoebus will be filled with a variety of holiday themed crafts, food and music. Santa and Lucky the Dinosaur will be in attendance and the weather forecast is calling for SNOW on Mellen Street! Also, for those 21 and over adult beverages will be available for purchase.
Cost: Free 

Cinema Cafe's Annual Santa Tour @ Hampton

Date: Saturday, December 7, 2019 from 12-6pm
Where: Cinema Cafe 1044 Von Schilling Dr. Hampton, VA 23666
What: Christmas is right around the corner and you know what that means! It's Cinema Cafe's annual Santa Tour!! Join us at our different locations to take your FREE picture with Santa! Bring with you a brand new unopened toy to donate to WTKR's Holiday Helpers Toy Drive and as thanks we will gift you a free popcorn 


Dates: Friday, December 13, 2019 from 6-8:30pm
Where: Downtown Hampton, VA
What: Join the waterfront fun from your lighted boat or as a spectator on the shore. Don't have a boat but would love to be in the parade? Call and make reservations on the Miss Hampton II, (722-9102) there is no cost but you must contribute a new, unwrapped toy to be donated to Healthy Families Partnership. Santa will be on the premises to hear wish lists. Starting at 6 pm there will be entertainment by Hard Times & The Colonial Singers of Williamsburg. Boats set sail at 7 pm.
Cost: Free



Date: Saturdays December 14 & 21, 2019 from 9-11am
Where: The Grey Goose, 118 Old Hampton Lane, Hampton VA
What: Join Santa and Mrs. Claus for a fun filled breakfast featuring crafts, stories and song. Full breakfast included.
Cost: $14 Kids, $17 Adults. Call to make a reservation 757-723-7978


Date: Saturday, December 14, 2019 from 1-6pm
Where: Hampton Carousel, Downtown Hampton VA
What: As part of Hampton Holly Days weekend, the historic Hampton Carousel welcomes youngsters of all ages to share holiday wishes and snap “Selfies with Santa.” Mrs. Claus will be there too with free candy canes. As a special gift, take a spin on the festively decorated 1920s carousel from the Buckroe Beach Amusement Park. Have your painted in a holiday motif for free by “A Mile of Smiles” from 1 pm to 4 pm. Afterwards, get set for the Holly Days Around the World Parade, celebrating the 20th Anniversary of the International Children’s Festival, starting at 6 pm on Settlers Landing Road!
Cost: Free

Visit with Santa at PTC

Dates: December 14 & 21 from 1-5pm, and December 22 from 1-4pm
Where: Peninsula Town Center, Hampton VA
What: Stop in and visit with Santa this holiday season at Peninsula Town Center and visit with the 2019 Snow Princess. *BYOD- Bring your own device to capture the magic! Santa is located on Merchant Lane across from LOFT and JJill.


Date: Saturday, December 14, 2019 from 3-5pm
Where: Virginia Air & Space Center, 600 Settlers Landing Rd, Hampton VA
What: Join us for our 3rd annual Milk and Moon Rocks with Santa event! Enjoy Holiday themed STEM activities, and of course, milk and cookies with Santa! Be sure to stick around after for the Hampton Holly Days Parade! December 14th only: Members save 20% on purchases in the museum store, and receive FREE gift wrapping with a $50 purchase.
Cost: Event is FREE for Members, and due to popularity no additional guests are permitted. Limited space available, please RSVP by December 2nd to memberships@vasc.org or call 757-727-0900 ext. 741


Dates: Saturday, December 14, 2019 from 7-9pm
Where: Downtown Hampton, VA
What: The Peninsula’s largest illuminated parade! Join us for an evening of enchantment as you view the creative floats, listen to the high school bands, salute the military marching units and exciting drill teams, and wave at the beauty queens. Of course this parade is not complete without everyone’s favorite, Santa Claus.
Cost: Free

What's Shakin Bacon

Date: Sunday, December 15, 2019 from 3-6pm
Where: Capstan Bar Brewing Company, 2036 Exploration Way, Hampton VA
What: Capstan is sponsoring a “What’s Shakin Bacon” Bacon Cook-Off with special guest, Santa, to raise funds and awareness for the Alzheimer's Association. Participants will cook and bring their best bacon dish (savory or sweet - think bacon sushi, bacon pancakes or chocolate bacon!). There will be a few of our Food Trucks participating in this contest as well as some great brick and mortar restaurants (official list will be released closer to the date!). 

Nosh brunch with Santa

Date: Sunday, December 22, 2019 from 11am-4pm
Where: Sly Clyde Ciderworks 207 E Mellen St, Hampton, Virginia 23663
What: Brunch with Santa and Nosh N Cider at Sly Clyde Ciderworks. Come enjoy your favorite cider special- Submersive Mimosa, a tasty breakfast from the truck and snap a pic with Santa! Fun for the whole family. Take your own picture with Santa from 11:00a - 1:00p We will have a helper so you can get in the picture too! Write a letter to Santa while you wait for your picture and get some kid-friendly refreshments! 



All of these events (and many more) can be found on our Website Calendar. If you have a Santa appearance to add to this FREE Listing please SUBMIT IT HERE.


Looking for Santa in a specific place: We have broken out the lists by city to make finding the right location a little easier:

Santa in Chesapeake, VA                        Santa in Hampton, VA

Santa in Virginia Beach, VA                    Santa in Portsmouth, VA

Santa in Norfolk, VA                                Santa in Newport News, VA

Santa in Suffolk, VA

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