Photos with Santa and Photos with The Grinch!

223 Palafox Place Pensacola, FL

The entire family can let Santa know what’s on their Christmas lists thanks to his redesigned sleigh at Pensacola Winterfest. Large groups can sit on gifts outside of the sleigh for the perfect photo. Santa will be seeing visitors on Nov. 19, 21, 26, 27 and 28; as well as Dec. 3, 4, 10, 11, 17, 18, 19, 21, 22, 23 and 24. Digital photo packages are $37. There will no longer be a crowded line to see Santa. Instead, guests will make a reservation either online or in person on the night they visit. Reservation times start at 4:30 p.m. each day. For details and reservations, go to Santa’s arch nemesis – The Grinch – will be receiving guests on the same nights as the Jolly Old Elf. Winterfest, which is sponsored in part by a grant from Visit Pensacola, has been highlighted in Coastal Living magazine, Southern Living magazine and Expedia. Florida Travel + Lifestyles named Winterfest the “Best Christmas celebration in the Sunshine State,” and the Southeastern Tourism Society put Winterfest on its coveted Top 20 list of festivals and events for the Southeast.