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Santa Returns to Smith Haven Mall for the Holidays

This event has already taken place.Nov. 23, 2022 – Dec. 24, 2022, 10 am – 8 pm,
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Santa Claus is coming to town, and Smith Haven Mall is excited to invite Suffolk County families and visitors to experience the festive, holiday season with a series of Santa-focused photo opportunities.


Shoppers can bring the family to create memories with Santa during the following events:

  • Santa Photo Experience: Make sure to sign up for photos with Santa early and secure a spot starting Thursday, November 10 until Christmas Eve
  • Caring Santa: Children with special needs will get an exclusive experience to sit on Santa’s lap and smile for the camera on Sunday, December 4. Reservations are required. Please use this link to reserve your spot.
  • Pet Photos: Bring lots of treats for this pet-friendly Santa experience that all of our favorite furry friends can enjoy! The event is on Sundays, November 20, 27 and December 4, 11, 18 from 7-8:30 p.m.. Reservations are not available or required. 
  • Family PJ Days: Gather your crew for a picture with Santa in your best holiday jammies every Tuesday from Santa’s arrival until Tuesday, December 13. 
  • Ugly Holiday Sweater Days: Wear your best ugly holiday sweater for your photo with Santa every Thursday from Santa’s arrival until Thursday, December 15.
  • Frosted Cocoa with Santa: Join Auntie Anne’s Pretzels on Wednesday, November 30 from 4-6 p.m. for samples of Auntie Anne’s Salted Caramel Chocolate Frost drink at Santa’s Castle!