Santa Claus is coming to town! (Actually, he’s already here in many ‘hoods.) We found more places to grab a snap with St. Nick than ever before this year. Here’s where you can meet the jolly man himself in his red and white glory, snag a picture, a hug, and even lunch with him. Click through to find your family’s Santa!

For Santa On the Battery: Brookfield Place

Santa’s Winter Wonderland at Brookfield Place in Battery Park City allows for kids and adults alike to capture the magic of the holidays with Santa Claus. Photo packages starting at $28.99 are available, and can be booked up to a week in advance with the Ritual
app, or on-site the day of.

While waiting to see Santa Claus (approximately 10 minutes), children and parents are offered a variety of holiday-themed activities, from ornament making and coloring sheets to creative toys.

Enjoy shopping, dining, the center's unique interactive holiday light installation, or even take a spin on the ice at the Brookfield Place rink.

Santa will be there every day from November 24 to December 24; Monday to Friday from 12 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.; Saturdays from 10:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. and Sundays from 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. On December 24, you can catch him from 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.

Brookfield Place
230 Vesey St.
Battery Park City

photo: Brookfield Place


Where does your family get a snap with Santa? Tell us in the comments below!

— Rachel Sokol