Santa Sightings in Anne Arundel County

By Katy Agro Myers

It's the most magical time of the year-and personally one of my favorite seasons! I love to see the wonder in my children's eyes and hear their excitement. Here at Arundel Kids, we want to ensure you have the 4-1-1 on where to find Santa in Anne Arundel County! Check out our guide below! Click the links for details and registration info. **Please note, some locations and events do require appointments/reservations. Please contact them directly to confirm.


🎅Visit Santa Clause and Photos:

Annapolis Town Center through December 24th.

Annapolis Mall

Marley Station Mall: through December 24. Arundel Mills Mall: November 26 through December 24 Bass Pro Arundel Mills Mall: through December 24

🎅Fire Department Community Visits

One of my favorite traditions is when the fire department brings Santa through our neighborhood! The sirens always sound to notify us that he is close and we are typically running through the street in our pajamas and slippers to wave hello. My kids can be heard squealing with delight and yelling for friends and neighbors to share in the fun! Find your nearest fire department below and click the link for the schedule! We will continue to add to the list as different stations release the info!


Earleigh Heights VFC

Orchard Beach VFC

Riviera Beach VFC

Eastport Santa Run


🎅Events with Santa:


December 3rd

Santa Visits Clayville Outdoor Railroad Pasadena 18:00-20:00


December 4th

Breakfast with Santa Ferndale Volunteer Fire Company 08:00-12:00

Breakfast with Santa Sidelines Sports Bar 09:00-11:30

Breakfast With Santa: Covid-Friendly Candy Cane Lane! Elvaton Park Offices 10am


December 5th

Annual Breakfast With Santa!! Bella Napoli Italian Restaurant 09:00-11:30

Breakfast with Santa at La Fontaine Bleue 09:00-13:00


December 10th

Cookies with Santa My Gym Annapolis multiple times available

Santa Visits Clayville Outdoor Railroad Pasadena 18:00-20:00


December 12th

Breakfast with Santa Broadneck Elks Lodge 2608 9:00

Cookies with Santa Severna Park Taphouse 12:00-14:00

Cookies & Cocoa with Santa! Millersville 11:30-14:30


December 17th

Breakfast with Santa B&O Railroad Museum 08:15-10:00

Cookies with Santa My Gym Crofton multiple times available

Cookies & Cocoa with Santa Severna Park Community Center 18:00-20:00


December 18th

Breakfast with Santa & the Grinch 10:00-12:00

Breakfast with Santa Celebree Pasadena 09:00-11:00


December 19th

Santa Visits Clayville Outdoor Railroad Pasadena 18:00-20:00


🎄 Christmas Tree Lighting Events

Annapolis Grand Illumination November 28th

Waugh Chapel Center December 1st

Glen Burnie December 2nd

Severna Park December 3rd

Pasadena December 7th



If you are hosting a Santa or Holiday event that you'd like to share with Arundel Kids readers, email katy@arundelkids.com. Happy Holidays! We're updating and adding to this daily so be sure to check back for more fabulous holiday fun in Anne Arundel County!


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