Looking to take your kids to see Santa, take a photo, and tell him their Christmas lists? You can find Santa at a variety of places in the Stateline starting as soon as the second week of November!
Santa in Center Court
When: November 27 – December 24, 2020
- Monday – Saturday: 11 am – 8 pm
- Sunday: 12 pm – 6 pm
- Christmas Eve: 9 am – 1 pm, 2 pm – 5 pm
Please note that Santa takes a break to feed the reindeer from 3 pm to 4 pm on Monday through Saturday and from 2:30 pm to 3 pm on Sunday.
This year Santa visits at CherryVale Mall must be scheduled in advance. These visits with be contactless and hand sanitizing stations will be available. Face masks are required for children 2 and up as well as adults Reserve your visit here.
CherryVale offers a variety of photo packages ranging from $39 – $49.
Santa Visits at Williams Tree Farm
When: November 14 – December 20
Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays from 5 pm – 7:30 pm
Saturdays and Sundays from 9 am – 6:30 pm.
Where: Williams Tree Farm
4661 Yale Bridge Rd., Rockton, IL
Cost: $1 per person to enter Children’s Farm
Stop by the Children’s Farm at Williams Tree Farm to see Santa and Mrs. Claus at a social distance. Masks will need to be worn.
Santa at the Festival of Lights
When: November 27 – November 29
December 4 – 6
December 11 – 13
December 18 – 20
from 7 pm – 9 pm
Where: Sinnissippi Park
1401 N. 2nd St., Rockford, IL
Cost: Free, donations are appreciated
Drive through and wave hi to Santa at the Festival of Lights.
Santa is Coming to Rockford
When: December 12, 19 from 10 am – 2 pm
Where: Kegel Harley Davidson
7125 Harrison Ave., Rockford, IL
Cost: Free with a charitable donation
Enjoy a free photo with Santa if you bring in a charitable donation. Donations needed include:
- Hair Brushes & Accessories
- Bath Towels
- New Undergarments
- New Socks
- Laundry Detergent
- Fabric Softener Sheets
- Hand Sanitizer
- Backpacks (New & Gently Used)
- Shaving Cream
- Disposable Razors
- Liquid Hand Soap
- Sandwich Bags
- Gallon Storage Bags
- Quart Sized Storage Bags
- Garbage Bags
- Plastic Forks & Spoons
- Styrofoam Bowls, Cups, or Plates
- Heavy Duty Paper Plates
- Thermal Underwear
- Cold Weather Clothing & Shoes (New & Gently Used)
- Non Perishable Food Items
- Grocery Store Gift Cards
- New Unwrapped Toys
- Monetary Contribution
Facebook event: https://www.facebook.com/events/3700556379987569/
Santa is Coming to Rockford
When: December 19 at 2 pm
Where: Riverside Assembly of God
4242 W. Riverside Blvd., Rockford, IL
Enjoy a free photo with Santa. There will be Christmas activities and hot cocoa, and a free gift from Santa for the first 70 kids in line.
Facebook event: https://www.facebook.com/events/2808701582741110
See Santa Virtually From Home
Stroll on State is offering free virtual Santa visits. Sign up on their website on Tuesdays for a Zoom call with Santa.
Holiday Magic Options include Live Zoom Video call with Santa, storytime, or photos.
Luxe Productions is offering virtual Santa visits for $49.95 or personalized messages for $19.95. You can sign up here.