It’s that time of year again! Have your kids dress up in their finest Christmas attire and get those yearly pictures with Santa Claus. We’ve rounded up Bellevue’s best locations for those festive, Instagram-worthy pics this season.

Santa at Desk

Santa’s Snowflake Lane Factory

November 27 – December 24

Visit Santa’s Snowflake Lane Factory. Children and families can safely pose for contactless photos with Santa as he checks his list from behind his desk. Take part in this magical, one-of-a-kind experience and have your photo taken with Santa, located at Bellevue Square Center Court, Second Level. Reservations are required

Santa Photos at the Marketplace at Factoria

November 28 – December 20 | Saturday's & Sunday's between 10 am - 8 pm
December 21 - December 24 | Monday thru Thursday between 10 am - 8 pm

Santa is back again this year at the Marketplace at Factoria!

Reindeer Festival at Cougar Mountain Zoo

December 1 - 23 between 10:30 am - 4:30 pm
December 26 - 30 between 10:30 am - 3:30 pm

Want to meet Santa and see his reindeer, reserve your spot to do both at the annual Reindeer Festival at Cougar Mountain Zoo. Safety measures are in place at this outdoor activity so families can have face time with Santa in 2020. Be sure to visit with the other animals while you're there too! Tickets cost between $13.50 - $16.50.

Nordstrom's Virtual Santa

November 29 – December 24
Your kids can meet with a Nordstrom Santa during a special video call this year. They can also write a letter to Santa then email it, or drop it off curbside at Nordstrom, before December 20.

Macy's Santaland

Starting on November 27

Families can explore Macy’s virtual Santaland from home. Starting November 27, kids can embark on a virtual journey through Macy’s Santaland. The interactive experience will include elf time, games, and a chance to take a selfie with Santa. The best part? It’s a free experience for kids of all ages.