We’ve made a list – and checked it twice – of all of the places you can see jolly ol’ Saint Nick around Brisbane and the Gold Coast!


Westfield North Lakes Shopping Centre
From Saturday November 17 to Saturday December 1, Santa is setting aside time for a special sensory experience with special needs children. And, from now until Christmas Eve, come along for family photos with the big man in red – or bring your pets for Santa Photos from now until Sunday December 9!


Pine Rivers Park Christmas Carols
Meet Santa at Santa’s Village or visit the Giant Snow Globe and Christmas Tree when the Christmas carols come to Pine Rivers Park on December 16. There will also be twilight markets to wander through, as well as free Christmas activities and workshops and rides.


Westfield Chermside Shopping Centre
The silly season is in full swing at Chermside with photos with Santa available from now until Christmas Eve! Or, bring along your four-legged family member for pet photos with Santa from Saturday November 18 until Friday December 16.


Toombul Shopping Centre
Toombul, too, will be hosting Sensory Santa Photo ops for special needs children, from Saturday November 24 through to Saturday December 1. Plus, you can bring your four-legged friend along for Pet Photos with Santa from now until Sunday December 23, or get a photo with Satna yourself from now until Christmas Eve.


Indooroopilly Shopping Centre
Head straight to Santa World at Indooroopilly for plenty of free Christmas fun. Take free digital photos with Father Christmas, or book in for an amazing Sensory Santa Photo experience. You can also get paw-some pet photos with Santa, and explore the lights, animatronics and magic of the first-to-Brisbane Santa World.


Westfield Garden City Shopping Centre
Don your best Christmas jumper and rally the troops for a family photo with Santa! They’re running at Garden City from now until Christmas Eve, meaning you’ve got plenty of time to stop by and snap a pic while you’re Christmas shopping – and put in some requests for yourself while you’re at it.


Westfield Carindale Shopping Centre
Come along to Carindale for photos with Santa, with Santa Photos running from now until Christmas Eve and Sensory Santa Photos – for children who need a calm and comfortable environment – and a breakfast with Santa Claus from Saturday November 18 until Saturday December 1.



Pacific Fair Shopping Centre
Santa is hosting special, sensitive photo sessions on November 17 and 18 and December 5 and 12, as well as paw-trait sessions on December 2, 9 and 16. Plus, you can get your family Christmas card snapped with Santa from now until Christmas Eve, and put in a few request while you’re there.


Westfield Coomera Shopping Centre
Have you been naughty or nice this year? You can ask Father Christmas himself at Coomera from now until Christmas Eve! Also on the holiday calendar are Santa pet photography sessions from Saturday December 1 through to Sunday December 16, and roving Christmas entertainment from now until Christmas Eve.


Surfers Paradise Alliance
Snap a selfie with Santa when he hits up Cavill Mall for Surfers Paradise’s Christmas spectacular! You’ll also be able to win Advent calendar prizes, meet Bugs Bunny and get in on the summer fun with loads of other great events on offer.


Robina Town Centre
Your whole family – yep, even your four-legged friends – will have the chance to take a photo with Santa when he stops by Robina Town Centre tomorrow! While Santa photos run through ‘til Christmas Eve, pet photography sessions are only on November 24 and 25, and December 1 and 2, so get in quick!


Sanctuary Cove
Head to Santa’s Grotto at Sanctuary Cove for the ultimate family Christmas. Not only will you be able to meet and get a photo with Santa, but you can take part in fun workshops and activities! It’s all on from Monday December 17 until Friday December 21.

The Oasis Broadbeach
Santa is coming to Broadbeach! Say hello as he walks through the centre between Monday December 12 and Saturday December 24, from 11am until 2pm daily. You can also take part in free craft workshops from Wednesday December 14 until Christmas Eve.


Harbour Town Shopping Centre
Take part in the ultimate Santa Selfie Competition from Saturday December 1 until Saturday December 22, with the chance to win a $250 Harbour Town Gift Card. You can also bring your furry family members along for paw-traits with Father Christmas on December 3 and 10.


Tweed City Shopping Centre
Santa will pull up stumps right near Best & Less at Tweed City for well over a month, meaning it’s your perfect opportunity to stop by, say ‘hello’ and snap a photo with him while you’re there. Every child will receive a free chocolate treat, and every photo package purchased will come with a free gift!




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