Santa in the City

November 29 – December 31, 2020 Find Parking

Welcome Santa to Lancaster City!

Each holiday season, Santa arrives to Lancaster City on the night after Thanksgiving during the Mayor’s Tree Lighting in Penn Square. He takes up residence in the Lancaster Marriott in the month leading up to Christmas. Come experience Santa in the City!


November 30 to December 21
Fridays 6 – 9pm | Saturdays 10am – 3pm
Lancaster Marriott at Penn Square & Lancaster County Convention Center
25 S. Queen Street

Visit with Santa! Pictures are $5-$15 or take your own for free! Photos are by Photole Photography.


December 7 | 8:00 – 9:30 am
Lancaster Marriott at Penn Square & Lancaster County Convention Center 
25 S. Queen Street

Rise and shine with Santa! Join the Lancaster Office of Promotion for Breakfast with Santa at the Lancaster Marriott and Lancaster County Convention Center. The event includes breakfast, live entertainment, and a visit with Santa.

Reservations required. Tickets are $12/person ages 3 and up. Kids 2 & under are free but still require a reservation. Registration is now closed for this event. 

Thank you to our sponsors: