SANTA IS BACK IN TOWN! - Champlain Centre


Open until 7:00pm

Regular Hours

  • Monday - Thursday10:00AM - 7:00PM
  • Friday - Saturday10:00AM - 9:00PM
  • Sunday11:00AM - 5:00PM



Published: 11/30/2023

Ho! Ho! Ho! Santa’s back! Champlain Centre is thrilled to welcome back Santa this holiday season. Santa will arrive on Friday, December 1st at 11 a.m. He will be located near JCPenney. Everyone is invited to visit with Santa, and children visiting Santa will receive a special gift. This festive experience, presented by Cherry Hill Programs (CHP), promises an enchanting opportunity for families and individuals to capture the magic of the season with Santa himself. Photo packages to capture keepsake memories will also be available for purchase. Santa will be at Champlain Centre through Christmas Eve. Reservations are encouraged and can be made at  Walk-up visits will also be accommodated based on availability.


Champlain Centre, in conjunction with Cherry Hill Programs and Autism Speaks, will host a sensory-friendly Santa event on Sunday, December 3rd from 10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. Individuals with special needs and their families can experience the time-honored tradition of a visit with Santa during this event created just for them. This compassionate, sensory-friendly event allows families with children with all spectrums of special needs to experience the tradition of a Santa visit in a comforting environment prior to public hours. Space is limited and families are strongly encouraged to reserve visit times in advance. Photo packages will also be available for purchase.


On Monday, December 11th from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. pet parents can bring in their favorite pet ( leashed or crated cats or dogs only please) and have photos taken with Santa. Various photo packages will be available for purchase. Donations will also be collected on behalf of The Humane Society of the United States.