Nov. 13-Dec. 24 Visit Santa Children can visit Santa in center court and get their photos taken, each child will receive a free giveaway, selected hours, Westfield Shoppingtown...


Through Dec. 24



Visit Santa


Children can visit Santa in center court and get their photos taken, each child will receive a free giveaway, selected hours, Westfield Shoppingtown Southcenter, Tukwila (206-246-7400)


Through Dec. 24



Santa arrives


And he will be available for pictures and visits during mall hours through Christmas Eve, 11 a.m. to 7 p.m., Northgate Mall, Seattle (206-362-4777)


Nov. 26



Holiday Toyland Parade


With balloon floats, marching bands and holiday characters parading through downtown in a welcome salute to Santa and the holiday season; 8:45 a.m., The Bon-Macy’s, Seventh and Pine Streets, Seattle (206-506-4FUN)

Santa’s Toyland Parade


With live entertainment, Santa will be available for pictures and visits through Christmas Eve; 5:30 p.m., Bellevue Square, Bellevue (425-454-8096 or www.bellevuesquare.com)

Magical Santa arrival


With magician Steffan Soule; 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., Factoria Mall, Bellevue (425-747-7344 or www.factoriamall.com)


Nov. 26-28, Dec. 4-5, 11-12, 18-19



Santa brunch


SkyCity restaurant at the Space Needle, holiday-themed brunch; 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., Seattle Center, (206-905-2100)


Nov. 26-Dec.24



Santa photos at his castle


Are available for purchase, Nordstrom’s, Sixth and Pine St., Seattle, (206-628-1000)

Visits with St. Nick


With digital photos available for purchase; 10 a.m. to 8 p.m., University Village, Seattle (206-523-0622)

Santa arrives


With songs and treats, Santa will be available for pictures and visits during mall hours through Christmas Eve, Redmond Town Center, Redmond, (425-867-0808 or www.redmondtowncenter.com)


Nov. 26-28, Dec. 3-5, 10-12, 17-19, 24



Santa greets guests


In a holiday setting; photos available for purchase, Country Village, 23732 Bothell-Everett Highway, Bothell, (425-415-1267)


Nov. 27-Dec. 24



SantaLand Photos


Are available for purchase, The Bon-Macy’s, Seventh and Pine St., Seattle, (206-783-5227)


Nov. 28 and Dec. 12, 19



Argosy Cruises Santa Brunches


$43.50 adults, $21 for children ages 5-12, Pier 56, Seattle, (206-623-1445 and www.argosycruises.com/themecruises.)


Dec. 4



Breakfast with Santa


All-you-can-eat pancakes and beverages, with musical entertainment provided by Mountlake Terrace and other high-school bands, photos with Santa, 8 a.m.-noon, 21801 44th Ave. W., Mountlake Terrace, $3-5 (425-471-3205)

Join Sinterklaas, or Saint Nicholas


In celebration of Dutch heritage at a children’s party, 2-4 p.m., Lake Forest Park Civic Club, 17301 Beach Drive N.E., Lake Forest Park, $10 donation/family (206-363-2772)


Dec. 4-5, 11-12



Do-it-your-yourself Santa pictures


You bring the camera, 11 a.m.-4 p.m., Log Cabin Museum, 416 Sidney Ave., Port Orchard, donations accepted (360-876-3693)


Dec. 4-5, 11-12, 17



Furry friends photos with Santa Claws


Are available for purchase, Redmond Town Center, Redmond, (425-867-0808 or www.redmondtowncenter.com)


Dec. 4-5, 11-12, 18



Santa and the Gentleman Jugglers


Meet Santa at breakfast; proceeds benefit uncompensated care Children’s Hospital & Regional Medical Center, Doors open 8:30 a.m. for pictures with Santa; breakfast is at 9 a.m., $20/children and $25 adult, fifth floor, Nordstrom’s downtown, Seattle (enter at Sixth Ave. entrance) (206-987-2777)


Dec. 4-5, 12, 18-19, 22-23



Santa brunches


10 a.m., Stewart Street Room, The Bon-Macy’s, downtown Seattle, $15.50/children under 11 and $17.50 adults, plus tax. (Reservations: 206-506-4FUN)


Dec. 5



Buffet brunch


With Santa and activities for kids, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Country Village, 23732 Bothell-Everett Highway, Bothell, $22.95 adult, $10.95 children (425-402-9362)

Brunch and pictures with Santa


Proceeds benefit Southeast Seattle Senior Center; 10 a.m.-2 p.m., 4655 S. Holly St., Seattle, $6-$12 brunch, Pictures $5-$12 for three (206-722-0317)


Dec. 11



Santa breakfast


Featuring a mini-“Nutcracker” performance by Olympic Ballet Theatre: 10 a.m., Embassy Suites, 20610 44th Ave., Lynnwood, $20-24 (425-774-7570, 206-292-ARTS or www.olympicballet.com)

Santa arrives by gyroplane


Santa and Mrs. Claus greet visitors, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., Museum of Flight, 9404 E. Marginal Way S., Seattle (206-764-5720 or www.museumofflight.org)

Santa’s pancake breakfast


8 a.m. to 11 a.m., Mt. Si Senior Center, 411 S. Main St, Mt. Si $3-$4.50, $3.50 for picture with Santa (425-888-4440)

Santa breakfast


8-10 a.m., Rainforest Cafe, Westfield Shoppingtown Southcenter, Tukwila, $8.99 adults, $5.99 children, reservations (206-248-8882)


Dec. 11-12



Zoo Holiday Breakfast and Santa Photos


Buffet breakfast, and mini-performance of the “Nutcracker;” 9:30-11 a.m. and photos, 11 a.m.-2:30 p.m., Rain Forest Food Pavilion, Woodland Park Zoo, 5500 Phinney Ave. N., Seattle, $20.95 adults, $11.95 children; children 2 and under, free. Photographs, admission and parking extra, reservations and pre-payment required (206-684-4825 or www.zoo.org)


Dec. 11-12, 18-19, 24



Santa’s breakfasts


With clowns, jugglers, Nutcracker Ballet dancers and more. Proceeds benefit cancer research at the Fred Hutchinson Center; 9:30-11 a.m., Sheraton Seattle Hotel, 1400 Sixth Ave., Seattle, $20-$35, reservations (206-667-6264)


Dec. 18



Lunch with Santa and Mrs. Claus


11 a.m.-2 p.m., Ballard Elks Lodge, 6411 Seaview Ave. N.W., Seattle, $5-$8, reservations (206-784-0827)


Dec. 18-19



Santa poses for pictures


11 a.m.-2 p.m., Classic Nursery & Landscape, 12526 Avondale Rd. N.E., Redmond, $15 for photo CD with multiple images (425-885-5678 or www.classicnursery.com)

Christmas caroling with Santa


3-7p.m. Saturday, 3-6 p.m. Sunday, Roche Harbor, www.rocheharbor.com (800-451-8910)