1961 Chain Bridge Road
Tysons Conter, VA 22102
Tysons Corner Center is one of the top shopping centers in the U.S. and is home to more than 300 department and specialty stores. Santa is at Tysons Corner Center daily through Dec. 24. Visitors are able to have their photo taken with Santa and visit Santa HQ sponsored by HGTV. Santa will also be at a special tree lighting ceremony at 6 p.m. on Dec. 20. Reservations for a photo session can be made in advance on Tysons Corner Center’s website.
1100 S. Hayes St.
Arlington, VA 22202
Anchored by Macy’s and Nordstrom and with with more than 170 additional stores, Fashion Centre at Pentagon City is a popular shopping destination. It is also one of the best spots to catch Santa. Sponsored by Gymboree and Minions, he is at the Fashion Centre at Pentagon City daily through Dec. 24. Reservations for a photo session can be made in advance on the Fashion Centre at Pentagon City’s website.
7101 Democracy Blvd.
Bethesda MD 20817
Westfield Montgomery recently completed a $100 million renovation and expansion. Part of its renovation included an overhaul of its holiday decorations. Visitors can see the new decorations and visit with Santa at Westfield Montgomery daily through Dec. 24. Reservations for a photo session can be made in advance on Westfield Montgomery’s website.
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3500 East West Highway, Route 410
Hyattsville, MD 20782
The Mall at Prince Georges offers a variety of shopping options including Macy’s, JCPenney, Target and Old Navy. Kill two birds with one stone and finish off your holiday shopping list while giving the little ones a chance to get in their last-minute requests to St. Nick. Santa is also there daily through Dec. 24. Reservations for a photo session can be made in advance on The Mall at Prince Georges’ website.
5300 Wisconsin Ave., N.W.
Washington, DC 20015
With stories ranging from the Saks Fifth Avenue Men’s Store and Neimen Marcus to T.J. Maxx and Foot Locker, Mazza Gallerie is the heart of one of the area’s top shopping destinations. Santa is there daily through Dec. 24. Photo sessions cannot be reserved; however, extended hours from from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. are available Dec. 19 to 24.