on Monday, November 27, 2017
Crossroads Center, Waterloo
It wouldn't be Christmas without a visit from Jolly Old St. Nick. Lucky for us, Santa will be making appearances at several locations and special events throughout the Cedar Valley. You might even get to meet Mrs. Claus, his elves and live reindeer too!
College Square MallNov 27-Dec 10 | Sun Noon-5pm, Mon-Thurs 4-8pm, Fri Noon-8pm, Sat Noon-7pmDec 11-24 | Sun Noon-5pm, Mon-Sat 10am-8pm, Christmas Eve 11am-4pm1 College Square Mall, Cedar FallsStop by College Square Mall and share your Christmas wish list with Santa. Or, bring your furry friends for one of their Pet Days (Nov 28, Dec 5 & 12 only).*
*No reservations required, but animals must be in a carrier or on a leash.
Crossroads MallNov 27-Dec 24 | Mon-Sat 10am-7pm, Sun Noon-6pm2060 Crossroads Blvd, WaterlooVisit Santa's winter wonderland this holiday season at Crossroads Mall. And, don't forget pets can snap a pic with Santa too on Tuesdays in December from 4-7pm.*
*No dangerous animals and all animals must be in a carrier or on a leash.
Santa's Workshop, Downtown Cedar Falls
Downtown Cedar FallsNov 30-Dec 23 | Nov 30, Dec 7, 14, 21 6-8pm; Dec 2, 9, 16, 23 11am-2pm4th & Main Sts, Cedar FallsJust in case you missed Santa's surprise arrival during the Holiday Hoopla kick-off celebration, you can also see him on select Thursdays and Saturdays at his workshop in downtown Cedar Falls. Plus, remember to bring your letter for Santa and drop it in his mailbox.
Downtown WaverlyDec 2-23 | Dec 2 2-6pm; Dec 7 & 21 5-8pm; Dec 9, 16, 23 2-4pm; Dec 14 6-8pmKohlmann Park, WaverlyHelp welcome Santa to Waverly on Saturday, December 2. Bring your wish list and a camera to capture priceless memories with the Jolly Ol’ Fella himself. Also, stop by the North Pole Party (1-3pm) prior to Santa’s arrival and write letters, listen to holiday music and mix-up your own special blend of reindeer food for Christmas Eve. And, be sure to visit Santa on Saturday, December 16 as he’ll have all of his reindeer with him too.
College Square Mall, Cedar Falls
Kris Kringle's Tree FarmNov 27-Dec 8 | Weekends 9am-5pm; Weekdays 1-5pm5220 W Bennington Rd, Cedar FallsLooking for a real tree this Christmas? Check out Kris Kringle's "cut your own" Christmas tree farm and say hello to Santa and Mrs. Claus too! Enjoy cookies and hot drinks as you warm your toes by their fire pit. Don't worry, there are plenty of elves available to help you cut and load your tree. Pre-cut trees, wreaths and greenery are also available to deck the halls.
Other events to see Santa and friends:
For a full listing of holiday events taking place in the Cedar Valley, check out our events calendar. Plus, share your holiday photos with us or tag them with the hashtag #IDigWaterloo. You can find Travel Waterloo on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.