HONOLULU (KHON2) — Santa is coming to town — and he’ll be making a stop in many areas across Oahu.

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You can capture the magic of the holiday season in the following areas:

Ala Moana Center in Honolulu

  • Big Santa
    • If you want to take pictures with Santa why not with the largest one of them all. On Thursday, Nov. 9, Ala Moana debut its Big Santa. It won’t be hard to find this Santa standing 50 foot tall at the malls makai parking deck overlooking Ala Moana Boulevard.
  • Santa’s Surf Shack
    • Beginning Friday, Nov. 17, families can also take photos with the real life man in the big red suit.
      • Where: Mall Level 2, in the Ewa Wing, near Oakley and Tesla.

Windward Mall in Kaneohe

  • Santa’s Arrival to Windward Hawaiian Wonderland
    • When Santa arrives on Saturday, Nov. 18 to Windward Mall the first 200 keikis (ages 3 – 12 will receive stocking filled with goodies. The mall also encourages families to share the aloha by bringing packaged and canned goods donations for the Hawaii Food Bank or cash donations to The Salvation Army.
      • Where: Center Court
      • When: 10 a.m. to 12 p.m.
  • Times for Santa Photos at Windward Wonderland
    • Following his arrival to the mall, Santa will be available every weekend up until Christmas. His schedule is 11 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. and 3:30 p.m. to 6 p.m.
      • When:
        • Every Friday, Saturday, Sunday between Nov. 18 and Dec. 24
        • Wednesday, Dec. 20 and Thursday, Dec. 21

Pearlridge Center in Waimalu

  • The Pearlridge Center is inviting everyone and their ohana to share the Christmas cheer by taking photos with Santa in Wai Makai.
    • Hours for photo ops with Santa are as follows:
      • Nov. 24 to Dec. 15
        • Mondays through Fridays: 2 to 7 p.m.
        • Saturdays: 10 a.m. to 7 p.m.
        • Sundays: 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
      • Dec. 16 to Dec. 24
        • Daily: 10 a.m. to 7 p.m.

2023 Honolulu City Lights in Honolulu

  • Opening Night Festivities
    • During this block party photos with Santa will be available inside the Mission Memorial Auditorium
      • When: Saturday, Dec. 2 from 7:30 p.m. to 10 p.m.

International Market Place in Waikiki

Opportunities to take photos with Santa will be available at the Mauka Court on Level 1

  • When: IMP will have regular photo sessions available every day from Dec. 1 – 24 and Pet Photos with Santa on Dec. 4 and 11.

Sea Life Park Hawaii in Waimanalo

The aquarium will be introducing its first ever Holiday Luau and photo opportunities with Santa will be among the many festivities to take part in.

  • When: Friday, Dec. 1 through Sunday Dec. 31, after regular park hours at 5 p.m.

Kapolei Shopping Center in Kapolei

What’s a Santa Saturday Keiki Carnival without Santa himself! At this carnival there will be DIY family photo opportunities with the man in the red suit, click here for more information.

  • Where: 590 Farrington Hwy., at the corner of Farrington Highway and Makakilo Drive.
  • When: Saturday, Dec. 2 from 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.