NOTE: Please visit each event link/page to see COVID-19 guidelines. Each event is subject to cancellation, as determined by the organizer.
If a yearly visit to Santa is a must-do for your family, see the list below for some fun options!
Fargo Mrs. Claus (also does messages in American Sign Language)
Days: November 13th-December 24th
Location: West Acres Mall, 3902 13th Ave S, Fargo
Visit Santa at West Acres Mall. This event is by appointment only with masks, safety prompts, and distancing guidelines in place.
Days: December 12th from 10:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
Location: Fargo Air Museum, 1609 19th Ave N, Fargo
Days: December 12th-13th, 1:00 p.m.-8:00 p.m.; December 18th, 4:00-7:00 p.m.; December 19th-20th, 1:00-8:00 p.m.
Location: Rheault Farm, 2902 25th St S, Fargo
Santa and Mrs. Claus won’t be present at Santa Village this year. However, families will be able to catch a glimpse of them inside their North Pole workshop through a virtual livestream at the event. Also, kids have the opportunity to drop off a letter to Santa and can register online to receive a personalized greeting from the Clauses in the mail.
Days: December 12th & 19th 12:00 – 2:00 p.m.
Location: O’Kelly’s, 3800 Main Ave, Fargo
O’Kelly’s is a family-friendly bar and restaurant offering visits with Santa! They also have family pizza specials for dining in or pizza kits and sugar cookie kits to go!
Days: Tuesday, December 15th from 7:00 – 7:30 p.m.
Days: Saturday, December 19th from 9:00 a.m.-11:00 a.m.
Pre-registration is required for this event. The cost is $20 and includes a cookie cutter set, the cookies the kids cut out, and a visit with Santa. This event is open house style and space is limited so early registration is encouraged.
Wanting to interact with Santa safely from the comfort of your own home?
JingleRing Virtual Visit with Santa
This is a safe way to see Santa without leaving the house. Book online and a shareable video and group pictures are included in the cost. Also, have the option of adding a story time.
Send a letter to Santa online and get a free personalized photo from Santa.
Days: Beginning December 4th
Every year, the Post Offices around the country receive letters sent to Santa from children and families. Letters ask for games and toys, help for loved ones, and for basic necessities. If you or someone you know is in need of help this Christmas, here are some instructions on writing a letter in order to obtain a response.
USPS Operation Santa makes it possible for people to adopt these letters and send gifts and responses in Santa’s place. Click here to adopt a letter.
Children can receive a personalized package from Santa at the North Pole. This box includes letters and treats.
Interact with Santa and a few of his elves with a journey through Santa’s home at the North Pole in this live video chat.
This virtual call, provide information to personalize the call and chat with Santa from his workshop.
A one-on-one conversation with Santa. It is recorded and can be saved and shared with family members.
For more holiday fun and activities, check out our Ultimate Guide to the Holidays In & Around Fargo!