Seeking Santa 2015: Where to Visit Santa in the Corridor

Christmas is just around the corner…have you taking 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 Claus in the Corridor

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

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.)
  • They also offer a chance to bring your furry friends in on special Pet Nights!


  • Schedule: Free pictures with Santa and peppermint treats every Saturday through December 19th from 11:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.

Lindale Mall (Cedar Rapids)

  • Schedule: Daily through December 24th.
  • Caring Santa will be on December 6th from 8:00-9:30 a.m.

Tannenbaum Forest (Amana)

  • Schedule: Visit Santa on Saturdays and Sundays through December 20th.
  • 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: Saturdays from 11:00-5:00 and Sundays from 12:00-5:00 through December 20th                                 
  • Do photos cost? No…you can take your own and you get a FREE 5×7 photo at the store!    

Do you know of some other great places to see Santa? Please leave a comment letting us know!!

Kaitlyn Swaim
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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