He’s a busy guy, but Santa still always makes time to visit Wichita every year. See the full schedule of his stops below! He loves our city because the people are great, there isn’t a lot of traffic, and we have so many affordable things to do. But best of all, of course, is the disproportionately high number of kids who are on the Nice list here in Wichita.
Here’s where you can bring the kids to see Santa Claus on one of his many stops in Wichita and the surrounding area. (Don’t forget your camera!)
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Where Can You See Santa in Wichita
These are places Santa visits in Wichita on a regular basis. Scroll down to see a list of events Santa is scheduled to attend.
Illuminations at Botanica Give Santa a big wave every evening from 5:30-8:30 p.m., excluding Christmas Eve and Christmas. Tickets are $13 for adults and $9 for youth ages 12 and under.
Cabela’s will have free pictures with Santa throughout the season.
Towne East Mall will offer pictures for purchase with Santa on the lower level center court on several dates throughout the season. Photo packages start at around $20 and go up from there.
Polar Express at Watson Park takes you on a magical train ride to visit Santa, complete with a campfire and s’mores. The event is ongoing starting Nov. 27 to Dec. 20. 3022 S. Mclean Blvd. Tickets are $16 and are selling fast!
Santa’s Hotline I believe is still free. If you can’t get to one of his personal visits, call Santa’s Hotline at (319) 527-2680. It’s a special voicemail number for Santa that has been set up by freeconferencecall.com. Kids can call and leave Santa a message with what they want and parents’ will receive a text so they can listen or share the message with the family.
Note: The North Pole Express substation in Wichita closed after the 2019 season. Santa’s helpers at Claus Inc. had been working there for many years.
2020 Santa Sightings
These are events in Wichita that Santa is scheduled to attend.
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