Somerset Collection kicks off the holiday season in festive fashion with Santa’s return to his magnificent castle on Nov. 27 to hear the holiday wishes of the more than 20,000 children he sees annually. Somerset Collection is also introducing two new traditions – the 24 days of gifts and surprises, welcoming guests to open holiday windows to gift cards and flash sales, and an evening of Santa posing with beloved pets.  

 Santa’s Arrival to the Holiday Castle & Pictures with Kids 

Starting on November 27, Santa will make his debut at Somerset Collection’s winter castle in North Grand Court, officially ushering in the holiday season. Through December 23rd, Santa and his helpers will greet children with memorable visits, taking picturesand hearing their holiday wishes. 

Santa will be on the castle balcony for selfies and visits on Monday and Tuesday, from 11 a.m. to 1:25 p.m. and 4:30 p.m. to 6:55 p.m. Our traditional photo visits include six different images on a flash drive for $30 and are available Wednesday through Saturday, from 11 a.m. to 6:55 p.m., and on Sundays from noon to 5:55 p.m.  

Reservations are required for photos with Santa, and can be made at