Where to Find Santa in Metro DetroitModified: December 06, 2022 | Story by Lindsay Whitman Drewes
Detroit turns into a beautiful winter wonderland at Christmas time. What a perfect place to meet Santa. There are loads of community events where Santa likes to stop in across Metro Detroit.
This article highlights some of the uniquely Detroit ways to meet Santa. It’ll be one for the memory books when you sit in a LEGO sleigh or ride a model T before Supper with Santa.
Feel the season’s magic as you snack on chestnuts roasted over an open fire or ride in an open sleigh. You’ll feel like a kid again as you experience Christmas in Detroit.
Find a new way to meet Santa this holiday season, and let Detroit make it an experience your family won’t forget.
Holiday Nights at Greenfield Village Supper with Santa
Where: Greenfield Village
20900 Oakwood Blvd., Dearborn, MI 48124
When: December 2-4, 9-11, 16-23, 5:00–6:00 pm.
Go back in time to Holiday Nights at Greenfield Village. Try chestnuts roasted on an open fire, enjoy carolers, and watch an outdoor movie around a fire. With an additional meal ticket, treat the family to an incredible dinner where Santa himself will make an appearance. It’s a holiday experience like no other in Detroit at “One of the country’s best museums,” according to Conde Nast Traveler.
Visits With Santa At The Henry Ford
Where: The Henry Ford
20900 Oakwood Boulevard Dearborn, MI, USA
When: November 25, 2022 – November 27, 2022
9:30 am-3 pm.
Make your visit to the Henry Ford Museum of Innovation extra special with a stop to see Santa. Make sure to bring your Christmas wishlist and get a photo with Santa in front of the gorgeous 25-foot tree.
Westview’s Santa Experience
Where: Westview Orchards and Winery
65075 Van Dyke Ave., Washington Twp., MI 48095
When: Every Saturday and Sunday in December
Enjoy your timeslot with Santa this year at the orchard. Make reservations, so there’s no rush or waiting in long lines. Enjoy hot cocoa or a glass of wine.
LEGO Santa at Holiday Bricktacular
Where: Legoland Discovery Center Michigan
4240 Baldwin Road, Auburn Hills, MI 48326
When: December 2-26, 2022
Join the holiday fun at Legoland Discovery Center Michigan. Sit in a life-size LEGO-built sleigh, build and race your own sleigh, and see Mini Detroit decked out with mini holiday decorations.
Breakfast with Santa at Ford House
Where: Ford House
1100 Lake Shore Rd, Grosse Pointe Shores, MI
When: December 11 and 18
Enjoy a delicious breakfast and visit Santa at the Ford House. Enjoy stunning views and make incredible family memories. Purchase tickets online in advance. Check the event calendar for other dates to enjoy cookies with Santa at the Ford House.
Photos with Santa at Great Lakes Crossing
Where: Great Lakes Crossing Outlets
4000 Baldwin Road, Auburn Hills, MI 48326
When: November 10 through Christmas Eve
While you’re out shopping for the holidays, get a great family photo with Santa. Photo packages are available to purchase.
Where: Longacre House
24705 Farmington Rd Farmington Hills, MI
When: November 30, 2022, 4:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Head to Longacre House to get photos with Santa, enjoy cookies, and even get a peek inside Santa’s workshop.
Blakes’s Santa Experience
Where: Blake’s Orchard & Cider Mill
17985 Armada Center Road Armada, MI, USA
When: November 19, 2022 – December 23, 202
Take a short train ride to see Santa and get a photo with him. Warm up around the bonfire, and enjoy donuts and cider.