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Santa Pictures San Antonio – Best free and cheap Santa Claus photos near you

Don’t pay too much for cute photos with Santa! Whether you’re looking for a bargain at Santa Photos in San Antonio for your child or pet, look no further. Of course, with the ongoing pandemic, there are far fewer opportunities for Christmas pictures this year. There are a handful, though, and we’ll be adding more as we learn of any that might show up.

Here’s our list of free (and cheap!) Christmas photos in San Antonio for 2022:


Deal Alert: Photo session by JCPenney Portraits at $25.99! That’s already 81% off the original price!

Offers for photo sessions from JCPenney Portraits

Choose between two options

A professional photo session with three high-resolution digital images and a standard print (a value of $124.94)

  • Three high-resolution digital images
  • A standard print 10″ x 13″ or smaller
  • Professional photo session with no session fees
  • 40% off additional prints, wall art, canvas prints and photo collections
  • Discount for upgrading to full high definition digital album
  • Animal photography is now available. Click here for details.

A professional photo session with a 16″x20″ canvas print (a value of $209.95)

  • 16″x20″ canvas print
  • Professional photo session with no session fees
  • 40% off additional prints, wall art, canvas prints and photo collections
  • Animal photography is now available. Click here for details.

All prepaid or purchased high-resolution digital images are available on Shutterfly within 48 hours.

All studio product purchases are shipped to your home and include an additional $9.50 shipping fee.

Get more information and book yours Offers for photo sessions from JCPenney Portraits TODAY!!!


Free & Cheap Santa Photo Events in San Antonio

Bass Pro Shop Christmas Pictures

Santa Pictures San Antonio - Bass Pro Shops

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Free photo with Santa at Bass Pro and Cabela. Starting November 5th, experience the magic of Christmas in Christmas Wonderland at your local Bass Pro Shops and Cabela’s!
When: November 5, 2022 – December 24, 2022
Where: 1000 Bass Pro Dr, Pearland, TX 77047, USA
How much: Free


Santa photos at Ingram Park Mall

Christmas Pictures San Antonio - Ingram Park Mall

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Visit Santa Claus in a sensory friendly environment. Celebrate the magic of Christmas in an inclusive atmosphere. Exclusively for children & families with special needs. Reservations are required for this private photo experience. We collect donations for Autism Speaks.
When: December 4, 2022, | 9:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m
Where: 6301 Nw Loop 410 San Antonio, TX 78238
How much: indefinite


Christmas pictures at North Star Mall

Christmas Pictures San Antonio - North Star Mall

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Embark on an enchanted adventure to take photos with Santa Claus. Use it to create magical memories that you and your family will always remember!
When: Now – December 24, 2022
Where: 7400 San Pedro Ave., San Antonio, TX 78216
How much: indefinite


Sale Alert – Check out the latest discounts on kids activities in San Antonio

Kids activity deals in San Antonio

There are many places in the San Antonio area where children can have fun. Whether you’re looking for indoor locations like trampoline parks, museums, movie theaters and more, or planning outdoor fun like horseback riding, paintball and more!

Always check out this list before making your plans and save BIG on kids activities in San Antonio!!!


Christmas pictures San Antonio 2022

Christmas pictures at the Texas Transportation Museum

Santa’s Railroad Wonderland is an extravagant Christmas treat complete with train rides. They adorn every area of ​​our museum, from the historical depot, the trains, the garden railway, our 4 other scale model railway layouts and everything in between.

Grab a hot chocolate and take a walk. Santa will be visiting from the North Pole and available for photos.
When: December 3, 4, 10, 11, 17 and 18, 2022
Where: 11731 Wetmore Rd, San Antonio, TX 78247, USA
How much: Adults $12 – Children (4-12) $10 – Children (under 4) Free | Groups (20 or more, ages 4+) $10 each – Free parking


Vacation in Green photos with Cowboy Kringle

Santa Pictures San Antonio - Photos with Cowboy Kringle

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Create a lasting Christmas memory with Cowboy Kringle, Gruene Historic District’s own brand of Santa Claus! Space fills up quickly, so reserve a spot in advance for photo packages, Christmas cards, and other special orders.
When: 19-20 November | 25-27 November | 3rd-4th December | 10th-11th December | 16-18 December
Where: 1601 Jägerstr New Braunfels, TX 78130
How much: indefinite


Third Annual Hofmann Ranch Holiday Festival

Santa Pictures San Antonio - Third Annual Hofmann Ranch Holiday Festival

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Join us for a family day of holiday fun at Hofmann Ranch by Wedgewood Weddings! You’ll have photos with Santa, s’mores, hot cocoa, appetizers, crafts, movies, a cash bar and more! The proceeds benefit the New Beginning children’s home.
When: Tuesday, November 27, 2022, | 12:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m
Where: 17907 IH-10 West, San Antonio, TX
How much: $12


Christmas traditions in New Braunfels

Get there early for the 11am show to take a picture with Santa, go on a Christmas scavenger hunt, buy some treats and gifts, and get ready for the show! Other special dance guests will tour the photo ops before the show begins.

Come early to the show at 6:30pm for a photo with the Grinch, go on a Christmas scavenger hunt, buy some treats and gifts and get ready for the show! Other special dance guests will tour the photo ops before the show begins.
When: Friday 2nd December | 11:00 o’clock
Where: 1551 N Walnut Ave, New Braunfels, TX 78130
How much: $5/child and $10/adult


Christmas with Santa Claus in the old town (NOT UPDATE YET)

A free event at Old Town Helotes December 11-12 and 18-19 from 6-8pm. Pictures with Santa Claus are free if you bring your own camera.

Bowl & Barrel San Antonio (NOT UPDATE YET)

Organize bowling with Santa! This event is free to anyone wearing an ugly Christmas sweater or dressed up as Santa or Mrs. Claus or any other holiday character. Get a free hour of bowling plus pictures with Santa Claus on the lanes! The event lasts on December 15 from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.

Rolling Oaks Mall (NOT UPDATE YET)

Begins offering Santa Claus photos on November 27, with COVID-safe measures in place.

merchant village (NOT UPDATE YET)

Treat the Santa Express to one again this year “Contactless Country Christmas” every weekend this month. Both Santa and Mrs Claus will be socially distancing 6 feet away from you and your family on stage. Children sit on a special bench for photos. You can have a 4×6 professionally made for $5 or take our own with your phone. Masks must be worn. Photo packages will also be available.


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