Meet Santa Claus

Santa will be making appearances all over the Triangle this holiday season!

Here’s a list of locations where you can visit with Santa:

Cary Towne Center – Center Court

1105 Walnut Street, Suite 200, Cary, NC 27511


November 22 – December 24

  • Monday-Saturday: 10am – 9pm
  • Sunday: Noon – 6pm
  • Christmas Eve: 10am – 6pm

Special Hours:
December 22, 11 a.m.-8 p.m.
December 23, 9 a.m.-10 p.m.
December 24, 8 a.m.-6 p.m.

Pet Nights: 6-9pm on Nov. 25, Dec. 2, Dec. 9, Dec. 16.

*All pets must be on a leash or in a carrier.

Santa takes a break to feed his reindeer:
Monday-Saturday, 1-2 p.m., 5-6 p.m.
Sunday, 3-4 p.m.

Break times are subject to change.

For more information visit

University Place

201 S. Estes Drive, Chapel Hill, NC 27514


No information about Santa as of Nov. 11, 2019.

For more information visit

Streets At Southpoint – Center Court Nordstrom Side

6910 Fayetteville Rd, Durham, NC 27713


November  15 – December 24

  • Monday-Saturday, 11 a.m.-8 p.m.
  • Sunday, noon-6 p.m.
    Closed for Thanksgiving

Special Hours:
December 14 – 21, 9 a.m.-9 p.m.
December 22, 10 a.m.-9 p.m.
December 23, 9 a.m.-9 p.m.
December 24 9 a.m.-5 p.m.

Pet Nights
November 18, November 25, December 2, December 9, December 16, 5-8 p.m.
Bring your furry friend to see Santa and pose for a photo. Cats and dogs only, please. All pets must be on a leash or contained in a cage.

Santa Cares Day
Nov. 24, 8:30-10:30 a.m.
Children within all spectrums of special needs and their families are welcome to a sensory friendly event providing early access and extra time to visit and take photos with Santa to families with kids with autism and other special needs. Participating shopping centers will open their photos with Santa experience early, before the general public, to accommodate Santa Cares Day visitors. In the spirit of the season, Lifetime will be providing complimentary photo packages to all guests during this event.

For more information visit

Northgate  – Town Hall Center

1058 West Club Boulevard, Durham, NC 27701


No information about Santa as of Nov. 11, 2019.

For more information visit

Crabtree Valley Mall

4325 Glenwood Ave, Raleigh, NC 27612


November 16 – December 24

  • Monday-Saturday, 11 a.m.-8 p.m.
  • Sunday, noon-6 p.m.

Exception: Santa is not available on Thanksgiving Day.

Special Hours:

November 30 – December 1
Saturday, 10 a.m.-9 p.m. 
Sunday, noon-7 p.m. 

December 2 – 23
Monday-Saturday, 10 a.m.-9 p.m. 
Sunday, 11 a.m.-8 p.m.

December 24
10 a.m.-6 p.m. 
No appointments; walk-up only.

Santa generally breaks for milk and cookies from 1:30-2 p.m. and from 5-6 p.m. daily. Santa is not available during these breaks, and the times are blacked out on the booking website.

For more information visit

Triangle Town Center

5959 Triangle Town Blvd, Raleigh, NC 27616


No information about Santa as of Nov. 11, 2019.

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