Santa is visiting the Yakima Valley to hear what the kiddos want for Christmas before he fly’s off to the North Pole to hitch up the reindeer and fill his sleigh with toys for his epic world tour. You can find Santa at these locations.
Have a photo taken with Santa at the Valley Mall right up to Christmas Eve. Santa will be in his workshop in Center Court near Kohl’s to take a photo to last a lifetime! Photo packages range from $14.99-$38.99 and each comes with a FREE Shutterfly promo card. Santa’s hours are as follows, Monday-Saturday: 11am-8pm (cookie breaks: 2pm-2:45pm & 5pm-5:45pm) Sunday: 11am-6pm (cookie break: 2pm-2:30pm) Christmas Eve: 9am-5pm (cookie break: 1:30pm-2pm)
Story Time with Santa at Valley Mall. Join Santa for story time at his workshop in Center Court from 11 – 11:30 am every Tuesday until December 18! One lucky kiddo winning the book personally signed by Santa himself!
Silent Santa at the Valley Mall. Allows children with special needs to be welcomed into a photo environment designed to support their needs. The events is December 9th from 9am to 11am. Visit www.shopatvalleymall.com or call Guest Services at 509.469.9308 for details. Space is limited.
Santa Paws! Santa loves animals just ask Rudolf, and Comet and Dasher and Dancer and….! Bring you favorite pet for a picture with Santa. Every Thursday is FUR-Day, until December 20. Bring in your dog-gone good canine, purr-fect feline or feathered friends for pet photos with Santa.
Annual Lighted Coke Trucks and Santa! Santa arrives at Chalet Place Mall in a Lighted Coke Truck December 7th at 6pm to &:30pm! Dress in your warm clothes, grab a hot cocoa at the Newsroom and enjoy the lovely lights on the trucks. Say hi to Santa, too! (Stay tuned for time change updates)
Santa’s Workshop & Lego Winter Village Competition December 8th 10am-1pm. Get your photo with Santa Claus, make Christmas Crafts, and vote for your favorite Lego Winter Village. This is a FREE, Family-Friendly Event! You can even register for the Lego Winter Village Competition. Don’t miss this day of Christmas fun!
Northern Pacific Railway Museum in Toppenish, WA. Take a short caboose ride to the “North Pole” to see Santa Claus. Over 40 toy trains of many sizes (Z, N, HO, S, O and G gauge) operate around decorated Christmas trees. Areas are set aside for children to set up and operate children’s trains and there is a craft area where kids can make Christmas decorations. Hot chocolate and cookies are offered to everyone. Admission is $8 for adults, $5 for children. Photographs with Santa Claus will be printed on site for extra charge. Saturdays and Sundays, December 8-9 & 15-16. 10am-4pm.
Ho, ho, ho! Santa loves to ride the Yakima Valley Trolleys! just as much as everyone else! Join Santa and Mrs. Claus for four days of family-friendly fun this December. Trolleys will be making runs on our Pine Street Line (approx. 30 minute round trip). Kids will be able to talk with Santa as he rides the trolley with them. Light seasonal refreshments will be served inside the Power House museum. $5 per person, all ages. 10 – 3 pm on December 8th, 9th, 15th, 16th.
Pack up some Hot Cocoa, or a Peppermint Mocha, put on your hat and gloves and pick up the family to head to Union Gap and enjoy the Annual Lighted Christmas Parade Sunday December 15th starting at 6 pm! Keep an eye out for Santa! A holiday tradition for the whole family to enjoy!
Listen for the horns, sirens, and music ‘cause Santa Claus is Coming to Prosser! Sat Dec 8th 5:30pm. Santa Claus will be escorted around the Prosser Community by the firefighters of West Benton Fire Rescue. Receive a candy cane, a photo with Santa, and check out the Big Red Fire Trucks!. The fire trucks stops are; 5:30pm – Shopko Hometown – 471 Wine Country Rd./6pm – Rio de Vita Apartments – 480 North River Rd./6:30pm – Depot Square – 1230 Bennett Ave./7pm – Food Depot – 1309 Meade Ave./7:30pm – 905 Alexander Ct.. All are welcome to this FREE Event!