Photos with Santa

Santa and his elves have brought a little North Pole magic right here to Saint Charles. Step inside the beautiful historic KATY Depot in Frontier Park and find yourself inside Santa's Cottage and Train Land. Stop in to have your photo taken with Santa, visit with his elves, and explore the magic of Santa's Train Land courtesy of the Frenchtown Heritage Museum.


Location: KATY Depot (Frontier Park) 

Opening Day from Noon to 6:00 PM

Saturdays from 11:00 AM to 6:00 PM

Sundays from Noon to 5:00 PM

Christmas Eve from 11:00 AM to 1:15 PM

**Please note that Santa's Cottage & Train Land will be closed between 1:15 PM and 2:30 PM on Opening Day, Saturdays, and Sundays during the festival, so that Santa can join his friends in the Santa Parade.​



Photo Packages:

  • Package A:    Two 5x7's - $20
  • Package B:    One 5x7 & Four Wallets - $20
  • Package C:    All your Digital Photos - $30

**Purchase any 2 packages and receive all digital images FREE!**

NEW - Photo Ornaments (holds one or two wallet photos - not included):

  • Choice of Round, Snowman, or Snowflake - $6


**Cash and credit cards accepted, NO checks please 




St. Charles is known for its warm welcome, unique historical perspective, and beautiful sites—there’s so much to do you’ll need more than a day.

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