Even Santa Claus needs a break from the snow sometimes. When he does, you can bet he’ll be visiting the sunny skies and crisp waters of Central Florida’s beaches. From Daytona Beach to Port Orange and more, here’s where to see Santa in the Central Florida Beaches area.
Santa brings joy and festivity to breakfast when he visits The Casements in Ormond Beach on December 21. Your kids can feast on a tasty meal before posing for pictures with the big man himself.
A local tradition continues in 2019 as SC Decorations decks its yard with awesome Christmas decorations and lights. Keep an eye on their Facebook page to find out which dates Santa will be visiting!
Let your kids hand-deliver their letters to Santa at the Volusia Mall! Santa will be ready for pictures every day through December 24. You can even purchase special photo packages or a fast pass to skip the line!
It may seem an unlikely destination, but Bass Pro Shops in Daytona Beach plays host to Santa through December 24 this year. Kids can get a free photo with Santa and take part in a variety of fun activities.
Santa is joined by The Grinch (who we can only assume is his rival) as they descend upon Sky Zone in Daytona Beach on December 11 for free photos, hot cocoa, gingerbread house building, and more!
Santa goes skating at the Daytona Ice Arena on December 21-22! Join him for photo opportunities, fun skating games, face painting, and more, all while a DJ pumps out classic Christmas hits.
An annual tradition in New Smyrna Beach, Christmas on Canal Street kicked off in late November but carries on throughout December. Multiple activities and events occur throughout the month, and you can always visit Santa’s Work Hub where your kids will love meeting Santa and seeing the sparkling decorations.
Where to See Santa in Palm Coast
Santa’s stopping by Washington Oaks Gardens State Park on December 8 for entertainment, games, photos, and so much more!
Visit Palm Coast’s European Village on December 14 to celebrate Christmas the European way! Parents can shop for gifts while their kids work on crafts and other fun activities. Local vendors will be serving up traditional food and drinks, as well as handcrafted items. And, of course, Santa will be there for photos!
Palm Coast’s firefighters are hosting this event at the Palm Coast Community Center on December 21. The free event features games, story time with Chief Forte, and photos with Santa.
From 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. on December 7, you and your family can experience live music and holiday cheer at Christmas in the Park at the Kenneth W. Parker Amphitheater. After the musical performances, Santa makes a guest appearance! You can even take a free horse-drawn carriage ride around the city center.
Port Orange’s annual holiday parade kicks off on December 8 at 2 p.m.! You won’t want to miss the fun floats joining the parade this year, as the 2019 theme of “Santa’s Toy Shop” is sure to produce some inspired designs.