Visit Santa in Council Bluffs and Omaha: Big List of Places!

Where would one find Santa in Council Bluffs in Omaha if they wanted to tell him what’s on their wish list? I began tracking down all the places Santa would be at this year and I’m sure there will be more to add to the list as December gets closer!

List of Places to Visit Santa in Council Bluffs and Omaha

Visit Santa in Council Bluffs and Omaha

Where is Santa in Council Bluffs?

Bass Pro Shops

When: November 16th – December 24th
What: Visit Santa at Bass Pro Shops and get your picture taking as well as other activities to enjoy. Santa’s official arrival at Bass Pro Shops is on November 16th at 5pm.

Bayliss Park

When: November 21st from 5:30PM-8:00PM
What: Visit Santa at Santa’s Workshop during the Annual Lighting Ceremony at Bayliss Park. Two of Santa’s reindeer will be at UP Museum during that time as well!

Caddy’s Kitchen & Cocktails

When: December 9th, 16th, and 23rd from 5-7PM
What: Enjoy a meet and greet with Santa as well as 1/2 priced kids meals. Plus, The Grinch will be there for meet and greets on December 10th, 17, and 24th, from 5-7PM and there will be BOGO Dinner Pasta and 1/2 price bottles of wine.

Ditmars Orchard

When: November 30th, December 7th, 14th, and 21st from 6:30-8:30PM
What: Visit Santa & Mrs Claus during Ditmars First Annual Light Display and take your own free photos. The store is open from 4-9PM as well.

Dodge House

When: December 7th from 9AM-12PM
What: Enjoy breakfast with Santa, photos, and activities. Tickets are limited.

Harvester Artist Loft 

When: December 7th & 8th:
What: Get a photo with Santa during the Harvest Artist Loft Boutique.


When: November 24th, December 8th and 15th from 1-3PM
What: Visit Santa and get a free picture and a free gift while supplies last.

Mall of the Bluffs

When: ???? Will Santa be at Mall of the Bluffs for 2019??? I will report back if/when I find out.
What: Visit Santa at the Mall of the Bluffs!

Quaker Steak & Lube

When: December 7th 7:30AM-10:30AM
What: Get photos with Santa and enjoy $0.99 kids meals with adults meal purchases.


When: December 7th from 12PM-4PM
What: Take a selfie with Santa near the Garden Center at Walmarts nationwide.

Where is Santa in Omaha?

Aksarben Village

When: December 7th & 8th
What: Visit with Santa at the Physicians Mutual and WOWT Holiday Market.

Village Pointe

When: November 29th starting at 6PM
What: Annual Lighting Ceremony and Santa Parade

Countryside Village

When: November 9th and December 24th
What: Schedule an appointment to visit Santa at Santa Central in Countryside Village or check out the live stream they will be sharing.

Durham Museum

When: November 29th from 4PM-8PM
What: Family Night with Santa at Durham Museum where you can visit Santa and his reindeer as well as enjoy crafts and carols, and the tree lighting ceremony.

Oak View Mall

When: November 23rd -December 24th
What: Visit Santa at Oak View

Omaha Children’s Museum

When: November 29th – December 23rd
What: Santa Arrives at Omaha Children’s Museum

When: December 6th from 4PM-8PM
What: Cookies with Santa for Friday Family Date Night

Regency Court

When: Beginning November 29th at 2PM
What: See Santa at Regency Court – there will also be live reindeer from 1-3 on Sunday, November 30th

SAC Museum

When: December 7th from 10AM-2PM
What: Santa + Star Wars at the SAC Museum with a Christmas and Star Wars theme! Kids can visit with Santa and take free pictures with him as well as Star Wars Characters. There will also be activities, make-and-take ornament, and holiday music.


When: December 7th 10AM-1PM
What: Visit Santa and Mrs. Clause and get your picture taken, as well as enjoy free Ferris wheel rides, face painting, food samples, and much more!

Shadow Lake Towne Center

When: November 27th
What: Santa Claus arrives during the annual tree lighting parade at Shadow Lake Town Center.

When: December 4th & 12th at 10:30AM
What: Story Time with Santa at Shadow Lake Towne Center

Westroads Mall

When: November 16th at 11:15AM
What: Santa arrives in the Von Maur first level court area. There will be milk & cookies, a parade, and more. Following the event, Santa will be at the mall daily through December 24th.

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