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Santa Claus is coming to town! Where to get photos taken with Santa

by Althea Achem | Dec 08, 2016
Christmas is 18 days away and while his elves are hard at work, Santa is taking a break to visit the children in Downtown Bellevue.

Take an 'Elfie' with Santa at The Shopes at The Bravern, December 14 – 24. From noon until 6:00 p.m., Wednesdays through Sundays, Santa will be hanging out near the concierge area in Microsoft Tower Two. The week before Christmas he will be extending his visit to all week long!
You can also bring your furry friends to The Shops at The Bravern on Sunday, December 11th, from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. for Pawsome Pet Photos with SantaOur pets are family too, so it's only fitting they get a chance to take pictures with Santa as well! 
Every day from now until Christmas, you can visit Santa's Workshop at Bellevue Square. Hours range from 8 a.m. to 11 p.m.. Check ​HERE for hours.
Visit Santa at Nordstroms' Santa Lane at Bellevue Square. He has taken special considerations to make sure every child can feel special this Christmas. You can call to find out the hours for their Diversity Days (featuring an African-American Santa, Asian-American Santa and a Santa that knows American Sign Language). He can also meet in a separate room for large groups or children with special needs. Call or visit their website for more information.

After visiting Santa, get a taste of the North Pole by visiting the Magic Season Ice Arena in Ashwood Park, next to Bellevue Library or frolic in the nightly snow fall at 7 p.m. at  Snowflake Lane on Bellevue Way. Enjoy music, characters, and glittering lights while making unforgettable memories. 
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