Santa Sightings

Take a break from Christmas shopping and check out these top spots to see Santa Claus in Philadelphia.

Updated: November 11, 2005

Visit With Santa

Shops At Liberty Place

1625 Chestnut St, Philadelphia, PA 19103

Santa and his elves have never been more approachable than at this Center City shopping locale during the holiday season.

Reading Terminal

12th St & Arch St, Philadelphia, PA 19107

See what Santa's cooking up at this public market and get free photos with the jolly gift-giver on Dec. 10 and 17.

Bond Shopping Ctr

160 N Gulph Rd, King Of Prussia, PA 19406

Bring a list to the East Coast's largest shopping mall and tell the man in red all about it (Nov. 12-Dec. 24).

Gallery Market East

901 Market St, Philadelphia, PA 19107

Hop on the Santa Express as Mr. Claus makes the rounds via SEPTA public transportation.


1300 Market St., Philadelphia, PA 19107

Marvel at the annual holiday light show--a resplendent throwback--and then tell Santa your hopes for this Christmas and beyond.

Stores to Finish Your Holiday Shopping

Ten Thousand Villages

1122 Walnut St, Philadelphia, PA 19107

Inspired craft items--jewelry, pottery, home furnishings--fairly traded from the developing world always fit the bill.

Echo Chic

1700 Sansom St, Philadelphia, PA 19103

If you're looking for something for that foxy lady in your life Jennifer Ramsay's Center City shop fits the bill.

City Sports

1608 Walnut StSte A, Philadelphia, PA 19103

Get a fresh pair of winter running tights or sweatshirt for that winning athlete on your list. Maybe even a new pig skin for playing in the snow.