Where to find FREE Santa photos in Melbourne

Having a family photo with Santa is a regular tradition in my family and for many families around Melbourne. It can, however, be prohibitively expensive so this is dedicated to where to find FREE* Santa photos in Melbourne!


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Free Santa photo's in Melbourne
Image: Atrium at Crown

Atrium at Crown

Enjoy the Atrium spectacular display at Crown, there will be free Santa photo’s daily.

Date: Mon 26 Nov–Mon 24 Dec 2018
Time: 12pm–6pm (12pm–12.45pm, 1.05pm–1.50pm, 2.10pm–2.55pm, 3pm–3.45pm, 4.05pm–4.50pm, 5.10pm–6pm)
Location: Crown Atrium, Crown Melbourne, 8 Whiteman Street, Southbank
Price: Free
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Santa Photo's in Melbourne
Image: Queen Vic Market

Queen Victoria Market

Santa will be making a last minute stop before the North Pole to say hi to the kids at Queen Victoria Market on Saturday 22 and Sunday 23 December.

Date: Sat 22 & Sun 23 Dec 2018
Time: 10am-2pm
Location: Queen Victoria Market
Price: Free
For more details


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Harvey Norman

Santa has arrived at Harvey Norman. Kids can have a free 6″x 4″ photo with Santa at their local Harvey Norman Store.

Date: Every Saturday and Sunday 24 Nov-23 Dec 2018
Time: 11am-2pm (appearance times may vary between stores, see in store for details)
Location: Harvey Norman Stores in Melbourne
Price: Free
Appearance times may vary between stores, check website for more details.

The District Docklands

Visit Santa at the Docklands and receive a free ‘2 photo portrait pack’, when you spend $20 in the Centre. All you need to do is present your receipt at the Santa set on Star Crescent next to Le Cirque Cafe. Children will also receive a small gift.

Date & time: Sat 1 Dec12pm-6pm, Sun 2 Dec 11am-4pm, Fri 7 Dec 12pm-4pm, Sat 8 Dec 12pm-4pm, Sun 9 Dec 12pm-4pm, Fri 14 Dec 12pm-4pm, Sat 15 Dec 12pm-4pm, Sun 16 Dec 12pm- 4pm, Wed 19 Dec 12pm-4pm, Thur 20 Dec 12pm-4pm, Fri 21 Dec 12pm-4pm, Sat 22 Dec 12pm-4pm, Sun 23 Dec 12pm-4pm, Mon 24 Dec 12pm-4pm 2018
Location: Docklands Drive, Docklands
Price: Free when you spend $20 in the Centre
See District Docklands Website for full terms and conditions


Waverley Gardens Christmas Workshop

Waverley Gardens is offering a free 6″x8″ photo on selected Thursday and Friday nights from 5pm-7pm. You must spend a minimum of $30 in the centre during the day or night that the FREE photo is redeemed.

Dates: Thu 29 Nov, Fri 30 Nov, Thu 6 Dec, Fri 7 Dec, Thu 13 Dec, Fri 14 Dec 2018
Time: 5pm-7pm
Location: Santa’s Workshop near Target, Waverley Gardens
Price: Free when you spend $30 in the Centre
See Waverley Gardens website for full terms and conditions.

*some free Santa photo’s will have a minimum spend.

We try our best to provide accurate information on kid-friendly events around Victoria but do recommend parents check details directly to confirm dates, times, prices as some details may be subject to change.

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