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5 Places to visit Santa Claus in Portland

Portland's best Santa spots

Ho ho ho! There's nothing like the holiday season without getting that photo of your child screaming in Santa's arms! Check out these Portland places for visiting Santa Claus.

Portland's best Santa spots

Places to visit Santa Claus in Portland

Santa Claus is stopping in Portland this holiday season to visit with good little girls and boys and you won't want to miss him! We all know that some kids aren't too keen on the idea of sitting on Santa's lap when they suddenly become first in line, so we've hunted down the best Portland Santas to make sure your child's experience this holiday season is fun and not traumatic (for you both!).

Macy's in Downtown Portland

Don't miss this classic Santa in a classic holiday setting where the photos are inexpensive and the line is usually short.

Dates: Santa will be visiting from Nov. 25 - Dec. 24, 2011. Times vary daily, please visit the website for details

Address: 600 SW Fifth Avenue, Portland, Oregon

Phone: 503.223.0512


Santa Paws with the Oregon Humane Society

A rare chance to get a family Santa photo with your beloved pets as well, and all for a good cause!

Dates: Nov. 25 - Nov. 26, 2011

Address: Various Fred Meyer locations around the Portland area


Pioneer Place

There is no doubt that this is one of the friendliest Santa's you'll ever meet -- kids absolutely adore him! There are also pet photo dates available, if you insist on including Fido in this year's Santa picture.

Dates: Nov. 19 - Dec. 24, 2011

Address: 700 SW Fifth Avenue, Portland, Oregon


Lloyd Center

Ices kating and a Santa visit? Sounds like a perfect holiday outing to us! Lloyd Center is always a family favorite and their Santa follows suit.

Dates: Nov. 11 - Dec. 24, 2011

Address: 2201 Lloyd Center, Portland, Oregon


Washington Square

The Santa set-up at Washington Square will make you feel like you've been plucked out of Portland and placed straight in the North Pole! Visit before Dec. 7 to get $3 off any photo package.

Dates: Nov. 11 - Dec. 24, 2011

Address: 9585 SW Washington Square Road, Portland, Oregon


More family fun in Portland

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