Santa Sightings

Made your list and checked it twice? Top spots in Phoenix to see Santa.

Updated: November 11, 2005

Visit with Santa


Rawhide at Wild Horse Pass

5700 W N Loop Rd, Chandler, AZ 85226

Lil' pardners join Santa throughout December for a Cowboy Christmas, featuring a petting zoo in Santa's Stables.


Seattle's Best Coffee

870 N 54th St, Chandler, AZ 85226

Bring the kids for a story time, followed by hot chocolate and a visit from Santa (Dec. 10, 7pm).


Mc Cormick-Stillman Railroad

7301 E Indian Bend Rd, Scottsdale, AZ 85250

Ride the restored Pullman train through the festively lit park, and get your picture taken with Santa (Dec. 10-Jan. 1).


Fiesta Mall

1445 W Southern Ave, Mesa, AZ 85202

Take a break from holiday shopping and bustle over to deliver your wish list to Santa (Nov. 20-Dec. 24).


Scottsdale Fashion Square

7014 E Camelback Rd Ste 590, Scottsdale, AZ 85251

Start and finish your holiday shopping here and pop by to visit Santa, on-site from Nov. 26 to Dec. 23.


Stores to Finish Your Holiday Shopping


Buffalo Exchange

227 W University Dr, Tempe, AZ 85281

Find something for everyone on your list at this funky thrift boutique.


Changing Hands Bookstore

6428 S Mcclintock Dr Ste C101, Tempe, AZ 85283

Share childhood memories or start a new literary journey with a gift from this charming bookshop.


Zia Record Exchange

3851 E Thunderbird Street, Phoenix, AZ 85032

Search for CDs from every genre and generation to find that elusive gift that'll light up the holidays.