Denver Guide: Where to Get a Pet Photo with Santa

Break out the matching PJs and check Fido’s wish list twice—here’s a roundup of merry pet photo ops around Denver. Tag your snaps with #SidewalkDog so we can d’awww over the cuteness.

Saturday, November 30

  • Pup Pix with Santa at Aspen Grove in Littleton, 10am-12pm. GoodTurn Cycles is asking your dog to strike his best pose during this photo event with Mr. Claus. RSVP here, and then bring your own camera or fork over a donation to the Humane Society of the South Platte Valley for pics from a pawfessional.
  • Big Dogs Huge Paws at Columbine Federal Credit Union in Centennial, 9am-12pm. This large-breed rescue is hoping you’ll bring your kids, dogs, and donations (blankets, toys, and money) to its photo event with Santa.

Sunday, December 1

  • Free Santa Photos at Murdoch’s, 11am-4pm. The whole fam (which pawviously includes pets) is invited for photos with Mr. Claus. Optional donations benefit local nonprofits.
  • Pictures with Santa at Wag N’ Wash in Aurora, 11am-3pm. Hosted by Big Dogs Huge Paws, the organization that rescues, rehomes, and rehabilitates large-breed pups.
  • Photos with Santa at Hank’s Pet Food Market in Loveland, 11am-3pm. $10 nets your dog three poses with Father Christmas, with all proceeds benefiting Izzy’s Place Senior Dog Rescue.
  • Photos with Santa at Wagz Pet Market & Grooming in Fort Collins, 12-4pm. Nice or naughty, local photographer Joseph Andre will be on hand to capture your dog’s meet-and-greet with Santa. Optional donations benefit the nonprofit Homeward Alliance.
  • Santa at the Station at Union Station in Denver, 9am-2pm. The first four Sundays of December, Union Station is transformed into the North Pole when Santa comes to town for photos with all the good boys and girls—both two- and four-legged.

Monday, December 2

  • Pet Night at Santa’s Workshop at Park Meadows in Lone Tree, 5pm-set close. Attend Pet Night every Monday through December 16 for a special one-on-one with Santa. Make an appointment ahead of time to skip the line.
  • Pet Night at Santa’s Workshop at Southwest Plaza in Littleton, 5pm-set close. Attend Pet Night every Monday through December 16 for a special one-on-one with Santa. MFake an appointment ahead of time to skip the line.

Wednesday, December 4

  • Paws & Claws Night at Southlands in Aurora, 4-8pm. Your dog can deliver his howliday wish list to the man in the big red suit every Wednesday night through December 18.

Thursday, December 5

  • Pet Photos with Santa at Flatiron Crossing in Broomfield, 10am-8pm. This time is specially reserved for furry friends to meet Santa.

Saturday, December 7

  • Pet Photos with Santa Claus at Petco, 1-4pm. Every Petco nationwide invites you and your furry friends to get their photo taken with Santa. 100 percent of your $9.95 donation will benefit homeless pets in your community.
  • Santa Photos and Adoptions at Pet Palace Colorado in Aurora, 12-4pm. All are welcome for this adoption event and $5 photos with Santa, with proceeds supporting Pawsitive Restorations Animal Rescue.
  • Santa Paws at Copper Kettle Brewing Company in Denver, 4-7pm. Santa photos for your pup plus beer for you equals a howling good time. Hosted by Golden Retriever Freedom Rescue.
  • Pet Photos with Santa at Belmar Mall in Lakewood, 11:30am-6:30pm. Fetch a photo with Santa during this event for the whole fam—including Fido.

Sunday, December 8

  • Photos with Santa at Tagawa Gardens in Centennial, 12-3pm. Every weekend through December 15, browse Christmas trees and holiday décor before visiting Santa for a photo by Daddy’s Girl Photography.
  • Holiday Pup Up at the Leslie A. Malone Center in Denver, 1-5pm. Pet pics with Santa isn’t the only thing going down at this festive event featuring a holiday market, cider and hot cocoa from Rocky Mountain Catering, and discounted adoptions. Make sure to schedule your time slot with Walder Photography ahead of time!
  • Santa Paws Photos at Malara Gardens in Arvada, 11am-3pm. All breeds and types of pets are encouraged to attend the event for a $20 whole-family photo shoot with Santa (buffalo-plaid outfits encouraged!). Proceeds benefit Mile High Weimaraner Rescue.
  • Santa Paws Photos at Chuck & Don’s in Aurora, 12-4pm. All breeds and types of pets are encouraged to attend the event for a $20 whole-family photo shoot with Santa. Proceeds benefit Mile High Weimaraner Rescue.
  • Doggie Holiday Photos at Romero’s K9 Club & Tap House in Lafayette, 2-5pm. Nothing like a little liquid courage to loosen you up before stepping in front of the camera. Sip on a cold one while your dog enjoys the pup-friendly beer garden, then strike a pose with Santa—the $10 cost goes to Big Dogs Huge Paws large-breed rescue.
  • Santa at the Station at Union Station in Denver, 9am-2pm. The first four Sundays of December, Union Station is transformed into the North Pole when Santa comes to town for photos with all the good boys and girls—both two- and four-legged.

Monday, December 9

  • Pet Night at Santa’s Workshop at Park Meadows in Lone Tree, 5pm-set close. Attend Pet Night every Monday through December 16 for a special one-on-one with Santa. You can even make an appointment ahead of time to skip the line.
  • Pet Night at Santa’s Workshop at Southwest Plaza in Littleton, 5pm-set close. Attend Pet Night every Monday through December 16 for a special one-on-one with Santa. You can even make an appointment ahead of time to skip the line.

Wednesday, December 11

  • Paws & Claws Night at Southlands in Aurora, 4-8pm. Your dog can deliver his howliday wish list to the man in the big red suit every Wednesday night through December 18.

Saturday, December 14

  • Free Pet Photos with Santa at Petzlove Food ’n Stuffz in Lone Tree, 11am-2pm. Photos with Santa will be captured by professional photographer Jane Chrestensen.
  • Pet Photos with Santa Claus at Petco, 1-4pm. Every Petco nationwide invites you and your furry friends to get their photo taken with Santa. 100 percent of your $9.95 donation will benefit homeless pets in your community.
  • Santa Photos and Adoptions at Pet Palace Colorado in Aurora, 12-4pm. All are welcome for this adoption event and $5 photos with Santa, with proceeds supporting Pawsitive Restorations Animal Rescue.
  • Santa Photos at PetSmart, 12-4pm. Hit your local PetSmart for free photos with Santa. Download the PetSmart app to access fun filters during the event.
  • Photos with Santa at Tagawa Gardens in Centennial, 12-3pm. Every weekend through December 15, browse Christmas trees and holiday décor before visiting Santa for a photo by Daddy’s Girl Photography.
  • Pet Photos with Santa at Belmar Mall in Lakewood, 11:30am-6:30pm. Fetch a photo with Santa during this event for the whole fam—including Fido.
  • Yappy Hour at WestFax Brewing in Lakewood, 3-5pm. Beer, pet photos with Santa, an ugly-sweater contest—does it get any better than that? Pints for Pets glasses will be available for purchase, with a portion of sales benefiting homeless animals at the Dumb Friends League.
  • Santa Paws Photos at Chuck & Don’s in Aurora, 11am-3pm. All breeds and types of pets are encouraged to attend the event for a $20 whole-family photo shoot with Santa. Proceeds benefit Mile High Weimaraner Rescue.

Sunday, December 15

  • Pet Photos with Santa Claus at Petco, 1-4pm. Every Petco nationwide invites you and your furry friends to get their photo taken with Santa. 100 percent of your $9.95 donation will benefit homeless pets in your community.
  • Santa Photos at PetSmart, 12-4pm. Hit your local PetSmart for free photos with Santa. Download the PetSmart app to access fun filters during the event.
  • Santa Paws at Coal Mine Ave Brewing Company in Littleton, 3-5pm. Santa photos for your pup plus beer for you equals a howling good time. Hosted by Golden Retriever Freedom Rescue.
  • Under the Mistletoe at Wag N’ Wash in Aurora, 1-3pm. Bina Photography is back and ready to snap some family and fur-baby portraits—pawfect for those last-minute Christmas cards.
  • Santa at the Station at Union Station in Denver, 9am-2pm. The first four Sundays of December, Union Station is transformed into the North Pole when Santa comes to town for photos with all the good boys and girls—both two- and four-legged.

Monday, December 16

  • Pet Night at Santa’s Workshop at Park Meadows in Lone Tree, 5pm-set close. Attend Pet Night every Monday through December 16 for a special one-on-one with Santa. Make an appointment ahead of time to skip the line.
  • Pet Night at Santa’s Workshop at Southwest Plaza in Littleton, 5pm-set close. Attend Pet Night every Monday through December 16 for a special one-on-one with Santa. Make an appointment ahead of time to skip the line.

Wednesday, December 18

  • Paws & Claws Night at Southlands in Aurora, 4-8pm. Your dog can deliver his howliday wish list to the man in the big red suit every Wednesday night through December 18.

Saturday, December 21

  • Santa Photos at PetSmart, 12-4pm. Hit your local PetSmart for free photos with Santa. Download the PetSmart app to access fun filters during the event.
  • Pet Photos with Santa at Belmar Mall in Lakewood, 11:30am-6:30pm. Fetch a photo with Santa during this event for the whole fam—including Fido.

Sunday, December 22

  • Santa Photos at PetSmart, 12-4pm. Hit your local PetSmart for free photos with Santa. Download the PetSmart app to access fun filters during the event.
  • Santa at the Station at Union Station in Denver, 9am-2pm. The first four Sundays of December, Union Station is transformed into the North Pole when Santa comes to town for photos with all the good boys and girls—both two- and four-legged.

Where are you getting your Denver pet photo with Santa? Bark at us in the comments.

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