Legendary Santa arrives at Children’s Museum of Richmond

Santa is here!

The Children’s Museum of Richmond is carrying on the tradition of Legendary Santa this year.

He will arrive at the museum’s Central location the day after Thanksgiving and will be there through Christmas Eve.

The museum will also have events such as “Sunrise and Sunset with Santa” and “Tea with Santa at the Hilton Richmond Downtown.”

Legendary Santa at Richmond's Children's Museum

Here’s a full list of events at the Children’s Museum this holiday season:

Santa Land Hours

Opening Day – Friday, Nov. 23: 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Saturday, Nov. 24: 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Sundays Nov. 25 – Dec. 16: 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Monday, Nov. 26 – Friday, Dec. 30: 2 – 5 p.m.
Saturday, Dec. 1: 1 p.m. – 5 p.m.
Saturdays Dec. 8 and Dec. 15: 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Monday, Dec. 3 – Friday, Dec. 7: 11 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Monday, Dec. 10 – Friday, Dec. 14: 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Monday, Dec. 17 – Friday, Dec. 21: 9 a.m. – 8 p.m.
Saturday, Dec. 22 – Sunday, Dec. 23: 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Christmas Eve: 9 a.m. – 2 p.m.

Legendary Santa must leave promptly at closing time so plan your trip accordingly. Waiting times can sometimes exceed three hours.

Sunrise with Santa – CMoR Central Only (8 a.m.)

Sunrise with Santa is a ticketed program which allows a limited number of families to share in the delight of Legendary Santa without having to wait in a long line. Enjoy the magic of watching Legendary Santa come down the chimney along with a picture-taking opportunity.

Tickets are $60 for up to six family members and must be purchased in advance. Several dates are already sold out. For tickets, visit the Sunrise with Santa website.

Sunset with Santa – CMoR Central only (6 p.m.)

This is a ticketed program that allows a limited number of families to share in the delight of Legendary Santa without having to wait in a long line. Enjoy the magic of watching Legendary Santa come down the chimney along with a picture taking opportunity.

Tickets are $60 for up to six family members and must be purchased in advance. Several dates are already sold out. For tickets, visit the Sunset with Santa website.

Tea with Santa (2 p.m.)

Hilton Richmond Downtown, 501 E. Broad St.
Saturday Dec. 1
Sunday, Dec. 2
Saturday, Dec. 8
Sunday, Dec. 9
Saturday, Dec. 15
Sunday, Dec. 16
Saturday, Dec. 22
Sunday, Dec. 23

Sensitive Santa – 5:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.

Thursday, Nov. 29
Friday, Nov. 30
Saturday, Dec. 1

Event is for children with sensory sensitivity or other special needs. Registration must be completed in advance. Guests will receive a free e-mailed photo. Space is limited. To register, visit the Sensitive Santa website.

OTHER HOLIDAY EVENTS:

Click here to check out other holiday events in Central Virginia this season.