Santa at The Plaza

Santa visits but once a year, except at The Plaza where he checks-in from the day after Thanksgiving through Christmas Eve.

All are welcome to visit Santa and photographs with Santa are available to purchase (View the NYC Santa Photos: Menu).

Santa Arrives to The Plaza on November 24th and will be available for photos from 2PM-8PM. For the remainder of the season Santa will be available during the following hours (please note, Santa sometimes takes 30 minute breaks during the day to tend to his reindeer):

Mondays: 1PM – 8PM,  Tuesdays: 2PM-8PM, Wednesdays: 2PM – 8PM, Thursdays: 2PM – 8PM, Fridays: 2PM – 8PM, Saturdays: 12PM-8PM, Sundays: 12PM-6PM

Christmas Eve, December 24th, 10AM-4PM (last photos at 3:00PM)

Questions/Contact: Santa’s team is available for photo questions and information and can be reached via phone: 800-229-7147 ext. 141 and/or online at

Prix fixe menu options with VIP Santa line access is available in The Todd English Food Hall, to book make a reservation in The Todd English Food Hall and request the Santa Prix Fixe Menu (View The Menu | Learn More).

For information about Tea with Santa in Eloise at The Plaza, please visit The Plaza Family Events Calendar:

NEW to The Plaza this year is the Santa Fast Pass:

Excited to meet Santa? Pre-book your Santa photo session online with the Santa Fast Pass.

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Santa at The Plaza
November 24th - December 24th, 2017