Seeking Santa 2014: Where to visit Santa in the Corridor

There are just 14 days left until Christmas…can you believe it? Have you gotten a chance to take your kids to see Santa yet? Maybe you’re a person who takes their kids multiple times in a season.  Or maybe you’re like me and you put it off until the very last minute.  Whatever the case, today I’m going to share with you a list of places around town where you can take your child(ren) to share their Christmas wish list with the Big Man himself.

Where to Visit Santa Clause in the Corridor

(Visits are always free, locations may charge for photos and/or limit your ability to take your own photos)

Christmas Guide Santa Sightings


Coral Ridge Mall

  • Schedule: Visit Santa daily through December 24th.
  • Do photos cost? Yes. (You may be allowed to take a personal photo from farther away, but to get an up-close shot you will have to buy a photo package.)


  • Schedule: Free pictures with Santa every Saturday through December 20th from 11:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.

Lindale Mall (Cedar Rapids)

  • Schedule: Daily through December 24th.

Tannenbaum Forest (Amana)

  • Schedule: Visit Santa on Saturdays and Sundays through December 21st.
  • Do photos cost? No. You may take your own.  And you can participate in numerous holiday entertainment and events while you’re there!    

Von Maur at Iowa River Landing     

  • Schedule: Weekend afternoons through December 21st.                                 
  • Do photos cost? No…you can take your own and you get a FREE 5×7 photo at the store!       

There are also some great events going on around the Corridor where you can visit Santa, such as festivals and Breakfasts with Santa.  Check out our Corridor Holiday Events Guide for more details!

Kaitlyn is the owner of Cedar Rapids Moms Blog and is an Iowa girl who has been married to her husband, Joshua, since 2007! She’s a busy work-at-home mama to their 5 children: 3 girls and 2 boys! A true Hawkeye, she graduated from the University of Iowa with her Bachelor’s degree in Psychology, something that comes in handy on a daily basis while trying to raise 5 kids! Her favorite things to do include spending time with her family, cheering on the Hawkeyes, reading a good book, shopping (of course!), and checking out all the activities the Corridor has to offer!



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