Where to meet Santa in Pearland and Friendswood this December

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This year will mark the 12th annual Santa in the Park, an opportunity for families to enjoy amusement rides, face painting, live music and entertainment as well as food and craft vendors. (Haley Morrison/Community Impact Newspaper)

This year will mark the 12th annual Santa in the Park, an opportunity for families to enjoy amusement rides, face painting, live music and entertainment as well as food and craft vendors. (Haley Morrison/Community Impact Newspaper)

Bring your family to meet Santa Claus at any of these holiday events happening in Pearland and Friendswood this December. From Santa in the Park to Santa’s Wonderland, here are six places to meet Santa:



Dec. 14: Santa in the Park



This year will be the 12th annual Santa in the Park, a chance for families to meet Santa Claus, enjoy amusement rides, face painting, live music and entertainment as well as food and craft vendors. 3-8 p.m. Free (entry), $10 (ride wristband). Stevenson Park, 1100 S. Friendswood Drive, Friendswood 281-996-3220. www.facebook.com/events/2193782390731865/





Dec.19: Santa is coming to Vallensons’ Brewing Company



Santa is coming to Vallensons’ Brewing Company for a chance to get a picture for the holidays. The family-friendly event is also open to dogs on leashes. Vallensons’ Christmas Ale will be on tap along with non-alcoholic beverages. 6-9 p.m. Free. 4081 Rice Drier Road, Pearland. https://www.facebook.com/events/1867360743410530/





Dec. 21: Santa’s fire truck ride in Friendswood



Santa Claus will be coming to Friendswood on a fire truck. He will be visiting all residential streets except closed gated communities. On culs-de-sac, Santa will be stopping to greet children who want to meet him. 7 a.m.-4 p.m. Free.





Dec. 22: Meet Santa at the Fire Station



If you miss Santa’s fire truck ride, Friendswood residents can see him the next day at the Kenneth Camp Fire Station Number 1. 1-3 p.m. Free. 1610 Whitaker Drive, Friendswood.





Until Dec. 24: Photos with Santa at Baybrook Mall



Save the holiday memories with professional photos taken with Santa Claus. The photo station will be open daily until Christmas Eve and offers three photo packages. Times vary, so check the website for details. $39.99-$49.99. Baybrook Mall, 500 Baybrook Mall, Friendswood. https://www.baybrookmall.com/en/events/photos-with-santa-29666.html





Until Dec. 24: Santa’s Wonderland at Bass Pro Shops



The Pearland location of Bass Pro Shops will be the home of Santa’s Wonderland until Dec. 24. Activities include a free picture with Santa (Bass Pass required), free winter crafts and the chance to write Santa a letter and receive an email in return. 10 a.m.-8 p.m. Free. Bass Pro Shops, 1000 Bass Pro Drive, Pearland. https://www.basspro.com/shop/en/santas-wonderland

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