Santa Sightings in and Around Mountaineer Country

Meet Santa at these Locations this Holiday Season

If you want to take the kids (or your furry friend) to see Santa, Mountaineer Country has meet-and-greet opportunities all season long! Whether it’s at the mall, an event, or a popular spot in town, keep your eyes open and stay on your best behavior because Santa is making his list and checking it twice!

Bring the kids to the Morgantown Mall any day of the week during Santa’s meet-and-greet hours for pictures and a chance to tell Santa what’s on his or her wishlist this year! Santa will be at the mall Monday-Saturday from 10 8 p.m. or Sunday 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. leading up to Christmas Eve, where he will be stationed from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Kids may meet with Santa for free but photos are available upon purchase of a package. Package prices range from $29.99-$49.99.

Morgantown Mall is also hosting Sensitive Santa meet and greet on Sunday, December 8 from 8:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m.

Masontown will have Lunch with Santa on Saturday, December 7 at the Masontown Fire Hall from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. Enjoy Christmas crafts and activities that kids will love!

Celebrate the holidays with your four-legged friends! Head to Petvalue for their Christmas Party on Saturday, December 7 at 12:00 p.m. With a $10 donation to All Mutts Matter, your fur-baby can have their picture taken with Santa.

Join Triple S Harley Davidson on Saturday, December 7 and Sunday, December 8 from 11:00am to 4:00pm for pictures with Santa. There will be an inflatable bounce house, ornament coloring station, and plenty of games for the kids while you wait to see Santa. $10 for the first photo and $5 for each additional photo. Pets are welcome!

Head to Preston County Inn on Saturday, December 14 at 9:00 a.m. for Breakfast with Santa. Reservations are preferred!

Visit Tygart Lake State Park Lodge in Grafton for Breakfast with Santa on Saturday, December 14 from 8:00 a.m to 11:00 a.m. Enjoy free cookies, hot chocolate, and kids crafts along with the breakfast buffet.

The Mason-Dixon Historical Park is holding its 4th annual Evening with Santa at the Park event with games and cookie decorating, on Saturday, December 14 starting at 5:00 p.m. Make sure to bring your own camera so that you can take pictures with Santa.

Tea with Mrs. Claus? Yes, please! Mrs. Claus will be joining The Tea Shoppe on Saturday, December 14 at 10:00 a.m. Bring your letters to be personally delivered to Santa. Lunch is included and Mrs. Claus will lead various activities and crafts.

Hey, pet parents! Take your furry friend to Petco for Photos with Santa on Sunday, December 15 at 1:00 p.m. Digital photos are available with a $9.95 donation which goes towards helping save pet lives in our community. All pets are welcome but must be on a leash.

Head to Crab Shack Caribba in the Suncrest Town Centre at 10 a.m. on Sunday, Dec. 15 for Brunch with Santa and Mrs. Claus. Along with a delicious brunch, families can enjoy a free hot chocolate and candy station, pictures with Santa, and face painting by Miss Teacup. Don’t forget to have the kids bring their letters for Santa, so they may be mailed before Christmas! Reservations are highly suggested.

The Erickson Alumni Center will be hosting Brunch with Mr. and Mrs. Claus on Sunday, December 15 at 10:00 a.m. Cost for brunch starts at $12.95 for children ages four to twelve, and free for children under four years of age. Photos with Santa are free!

Stop by Healthy’s Nutrition for Shakes with Santa on Friday, December 20 at 5:00 p.m. Choose from their wide variety of shakes and health drinks and take a free photo with Santa!

Enjoy a delicious breakfast buffet spread at Alpine Lake Resort from 9-11 a.m. on Saturday, Dec. 21 while meeting with Santa and Mrs. Claus and taking photos. Santa will be passing out Christmas stockings the little ones can hang over the fireplace and there will be a station for them to pick out a small present. This event is free for children ages 12 and younger and $5 for those ages 13 and older.

Join Santa and Atria’s elves for some pre-Christmas fun at the Pajama Party with Santa on Sunday, Dec. 22 at 5:00pm. Take photos with Santa and enjoy snacks, crafts, dancing and more!

Know of other favorite spots in Greater Morgantown where Santa will be making a visit? Let us know!

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