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 5:00 PM

Saturdays from 10:00 AM to 6:00 PM

Sundays from Noon to 5:00 PM

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

Pricing for Photos with Santa: 

  • (2) 5 x 7 photos   
  • (1) 5 x 7 & (4) Wallets
  • All Digital Photos
  • Snowflake Photo Ornament
$  6

Free Digital Photos with $60 purchase
Cash or Credit Accepted


**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.​






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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