The howlidays are upon us, which means it’s time to snap a few festive pics with your v. good dog! Behold our merry list of ops for pet photos with Santa. Bonus points for wearing ugly sweaters, reindeer antlers, or an absurd amount of jingle bells—we ruv it all, and so does Mr. C.
Santa’s Wonderland at Cabela’s
Starting November 5, the whole fam can experience the magic of Santa’s Wonderland at Cabela’s in Woodbury or Rogers. Reservations are recommended as spots fill up fast!
Dog Photos with Santa at Headflyer Brewing
Santa Claus is coming to town and he’s stopping at HeadFlyer Brewing on Saturday, December 3 from 12-6 p.m. to take holiday photos with all the furry good boys and girls.
Pet Night with Santa at Southdale Center
Your furry fren can pose with the big guy in the red suite at Southdale Center in Edina on Sunday, December 11 from 6-8 p.m. Reserve your spot online.
Santa Paws at Broken Clock Brewing Cooperative
Get on the nice list when you visit Santa Paws at Broken Clock Brewing Cooperative. Take pup’s photo on Saturday, November 26 from noon-6pm or Sunday, November 27 from noon-4pm.
Santa Photos with No Dog Left Behind
Bring puppers to No Dog Left Behind’s Maple Grove office to meet Santa on November 27, December 3, December 11, or December 17. For a recommended $20 donation, they’ll email you photos of the meet-and-greet.
Safe Hands Animal Rescue Santa Paws
This fundraiser for Safe Hands Animal Rescue is at the Solar Arts Building in NE Minneapolis on Saturday, December 3 from 11 a.m.-2 p.m. For $25, your dog, cat, or kids can pose with Father Christmas.
Pet Nights with Santa at Ridgedale Center
Furry friends can strike a pose with St. Nick at Ridgedale Center in Minnetonka. Monday nights are reserved for pets, so grab a spot online from November 21–December 5, 4–7 p.m.
Chuck and Dons Holiday Photos
Stop by a participating Chuck and Dons store to capture a picture of your pup on December 3 or December 10 from 1–4 p.m. While we can’t guarantee an appearance from Santa himself (and some stores may have The Grinch!), they’ll have props and a backdrop to create a winter wonderland.
Did we miss any photos ops? Woof at us in the comments.
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Free pictures with Santa at Advanced Veterinary Care in Blaine on Sunday, Dec. 9th from 10am-2pm.
Thank you, Krissy! Just added.
Pet Photos with Santa – Fundraiser for MN Greyhound Rescue Dec. 15 https://www.facebook.com/events/553390791752147/
Thank you, Michelle! Just added.
Santa Paws Dec 8, 11-2 at Urban Tails benefitting Twin Cities Pet Rescue
I heard PetSmart does free ones Dec 8/9 and Dec 15/16!
Westgate Pet Clinic in Minneapolis has Santa photos from 12-4pm. 20$ benefits Leech Lake Legacy and you get holiday cards made with your photo!
Any opportunities for photos with anyone other than Santa? Like the Grinch, Olaf, Bumble, or others?
Holiday Pet Photos and St. Paul Brewing on 12/11/21 1 PM-4 PM Fundraiser for Healing Hearts Rescue.
Thank you for sharing! Do you know if they’ll have a Santa?
Apparently not, but they will have a Holiday photo booth.