By popular demand, we continue the tradition in a safe and responsible way.*
November 14 – December 24

*Due to provincial regulations, Santa photos will not be available in all markets. See reservation page for more information.

Make Your Free Advance Reservation

Advance reservations are required in all locations and can go quickly. Reserving is free and easy:



Select your nearest store


Select your preferred time


Show your confirmation at check-in

Reservations are available up to seven days in advance.

Safely Sharing the Wonder of Christmas

Free Online Reservations

Reservations are required as spots are limited to allow social distancing.

Temperature Screening

Temperature screenings are required for families and team members prior to entering.

“Contactless Claus” Visit

The Magic Santa Shield is an in place acrylic barrier between Santa and families at all times.

Santa’s Sanitization Squad

All surfaces are cleaned and sanitized between each visit.

Face Coverings

All team members wear face coverings. Customer requirements are based on local guidelines.

Physical Distancing

Families stand by in a designated area away from other shoppers.

Enjoy the Magic of Christmas

Safe, Free Photo with Santa

Families who visit Santa receive a free 4x6 studio-quality photo, as well as a free shareable video when you provide your email address. Additional photo packages are also available for purchase and print instantly at the store.

Santa’s Arrival: Saturday, November 14 at 5pm Local Time

Join us at select Bass Pro Shops or Cabela’s for this beloved family tradition with magical enhancements to keep everyone safe this holiday season.

Free Holiday Fun

During your visit, families can mail their letter to Santa and bring home free holiday craft activity kits, while supplies last.

Enter for a chance to win Dec. 1-24


The Great Outdoors Giveaway is open to legal continental US and Canada residents (excluding Quebec) 21+. Odds depend on number of entries.
Void in Quebec and where prohibited. Begins 12:00 am CT on Dec. 1, 2020 and ends 11:59 pm CT on Dec. 24, 2020. Subject to Official Rules available at participating Bass Pro Shops and Cabela’s locations, and at or Sponsor: Bass Pro Outdoor World, L.L.C., 2500 E. Kearney, Springfield, MO 65898, USA. Administrator: Promotion Mechanics, Inc., 87 South Main Street, Newtown, CT 06470, USA. If you do not wish to receive future chance promotion mailings from Sponsor, send a written removal request, specifying the name and address you are requesting to have removed from the mailing list to: Bass Pro Shops/Cabela’s Opt-Out Program, PMI Station, P.O. Box 750, Southbury, CT 06488-0750, USA.