If you think Santa only comes to town when it’s cold and snowing, you’re wrong – he’s also trying to find out who is naughty or nice while in Las Vegas. Check out 8 places to find Santa Claus (and take a photo with him) during your next Sin City stint.

Las Vegas Christmas Town
Cowabunga Bay Water Park turns into Las Vegas Christmas Town! Experience St. Nick's Lighting Spectacular, Polar Express Train Ride, Jingle Bell Sledding Hill, Yuletide Laser Tag, Blitzen's Bounce House Bonanza, "Let It Snow" Spectacular, Rudolph's Save Christmas Paintball, Merry Magic Tree, Frosty's Snow Ball Pit Fun, Tiny Tim's Train Ride, Christmas Characters and Santa Claus' Cozy Cottage. Get your photo taken with Santa when you visit his cottage.

Now – Dec. 31
Friday – Saturday           5 – 10 p.m.

Open Christmas Eve and Christmas Day.

Magical Forest at Opportunity Village
The Magical Forest is an amazing winter wonderland with rides, food, entertainment and a lot of sparkling lights. The two best parts about visiting the Magical Forest are you will able to take photos with Santa Claus at his workshop, and you will also be making a positive impact on someone’s life. Every dollar spent at the Magical Forest goes towards programs and services for adults with disabilities at Opportunity Village.

Now – Dec. 24
Dec. 26 – Dec. 30
Jan. 1 – Jan. 4
Sunday – Thursday         5:30 – 9:30 p.m.
Friday – Saturday            5:30 – 10 p.m.

Operation Santa’s Workshop at Tivoli Village
Operation Santa’s Workshop allows you to not only see Santa but experience the wonders of the holiday season with five themed rooms: Candy Cottage, the Elf Workshop, Mrs. Claus’ Kitchen, the Elves’ Snowy Playground and one-on-one time with Santa Claus!

Now – Dec. 24
Hours vary.

Town Square Las Vegas
Enjoy a snowy wonderland at Snow in the Square at Town Square Las Vegas! Magical snow flurries will fall on Town Square, creating a winter wonderland, in Las Vegas!

The photos are by appointment only and can be scheduled online. No standing in line, simply come at your designated time for a great experience with Santa!

Now – Dec. 23rd
Monday - Thursday        7 p.m.
Friday - Sunday                7 p.m. and 8 p.m.

Galleria Mall Henderson
Visit Santa and take your pet with you! Pet Photos with Santa are every Tuesday through December 17, Family PJ photo day is every Wednesday through the 18th and Ugly Sweater photo day is every through Dec. 19. Make your appointment online!

Springs Preserve Holiday Express
Climb aboard Holiday Express and enjoy a magical train ride to Santa's village. The adventure includes time with Santa in his cottage, festive crafts, cookie decorating, story time, reindeer games, "snow" and more.

Holiday Express rides are every half-hour from 2 to 6 p.m. on Fridays and 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. on all other event days. The Springs Preserve Holiday Express experience is approximately 1 hour and 15 minutes. Be sure to bring your own smartphone or camera to capture your Santa encounter!

Now – Dec. 23rd
Friday                                2 – 6 p.m.
Thursday – Saturday        11 a.m. – 6 p.m.             

Downtown Summerlin – Macy’s Promenade
You can find Santa at the Winter Wonderland Chalet located in the Macy’s Promenade through Dec. 24th. In this festive environment for children, adults and pets, you can take photos with Santa and bring your pets on Tuesdays through Dec. 17 between 7 and 9 p.m. for their time with Mr. Claus. Photo packages start at $29.99.

Now – Dec. 16
Monday - Saturday         10 a.m. – 9 p.m.
Sunday                              11 a.m. – 7 p.m.       

Dec. 16 – Dec. 23
Friday - Saturday             10 a.m. – 10 p.m.
Sunday                              10 a.m. – 10 p.m.      

Dec. 24                8 a.m. – 5 p.m.                                     

Claus + Paws: Every Tuesday from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Ethel M Chocolates Cactus Garden
Experience their 3-acre cactus garden for the holidays, with over one million lights to enjoy. It is illuminated every night until 10 p.m., and open to the public now through Jan. 5, 2020.  Santa is available for photos every Friday – Sunday night from 4 p.m. – 9 p.m.

Now – Jan. 5, 2020         Open nightly until 10 p.m.
Closed Christmas Day – Dec. 25
Open until 8 p.m. on Christmas Eve – Dec. 24, and on New Year’s Eve – Dec. 31.