Santa is currently making the rounds at Milwaukee shopping centers and other public gathering places, so you should easily be able to score some face-time with him sometime before Christmas Eve. Find out where you can find the jolly old elf, and when Santa will be in Milwaukee to hear about all the gifts you've scribbled onto your wish list.
- Santa at Southridge Mall
What: Santa will be waiting to have his photo taken with good little children during the holiday season at Southridge.
When: 10a.m.-8p.m. Monday-Saturday, noon-6p.m. Sunday (in November), 11a.m.-7p.m. Sunday (in December), 9a.m.-5p.m. Christmas Eve: November 2 - December 24.
Where: Southridge Mall, 5300 S. 76th St., Greendale
- Santa at Brookfield Square
What: A chance to get your photo taken with Santa and tell him what you want for Christmas
When: 10a.m.-9p.m. Monday-Saturday, 11a.m.-6p.m. Sunday, 10a.m. - 6p.m. Christmas Eve: November 3 - December 24.
Where: Brookfield Square, 95 N. Moorland Rd.
- Santa at Mayfair Mall
What: Get photos taken of the kids before hitting the shops for the great holiday deals.
When: November 10 - December 24. Times vary, check website for details.
Where: Mayfair Mall, 2500 N. Mayfair Rd.
- Jolly Santa at Bayshore Town Center
What: Get photos taken with the jolly old elf in the Grand Hall near the food court throughout the holiday season.
When: 10a.m.-8p.m. Monday-Saturday, noon.-6p.m. Sunday, 8a.m. - 5p.m. Christmas Eve: November 10 - December 24.
Where: Bayshore Town Center, Bayshore Drive
- Breakfast & Lunch with Santa at the Zoo
What: Enjoy a holiday breakfast or lunch at the zoo! Santa and Mrs. Claus will also have a special gift for each child.
When: 9a.m. (breakfast) and noon (lunch) Saturdays, noon (lunch) Sundays December 1 & 2, 8 & 9, 15 & 16
How much: $13 per child or adult; $5 children 2 and under
Where: Milwaukee County Zoo, 10001 W. Blue Mound Road
- Santa in Jolly’s Outdoor Gingerbread House
What: Receive a cookie from Jolly the Gingerbread Man and tell Santa what you want for Christmas during Christmas in the Ward, and also on the following weekend.
When: 6 - 8p.m. Friday, November 30; noon - 2p.m. & 4 - 6p.m. Saturday, December 1; 5 - 7p.m. Friday, December 7 & Saturday, December 8
How much: $5
Where: Catalano Square, corner of Broadway and Menomonee Streets
- Breakfast with Santa
What: Share a jolly breakfast with Santa and his elves in the festive Imperial Ballroom with a special gift awaiting each child.
When: 9:30 - 11:30a.m. Saturdays, December 1, 8, 15 & 22
How much: $29 Adults, $18 Children 3 to 12 years, 2 and under free
Where: Pfister Hotel, 424. E. Wisconsin Ave.
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