Our overview of for-fee and free options for pictures with Santa in DUMBO, Carroll Gardens, Gowanus, Cobble Hill, Brooklyn Heights, Downtown Brooklyn and Park Slope:

Free Santa pictures:

  • The Brooklyn Heights Garden Club will sponsor the holiday tree-lighting, on
    December 12 at 5:30 PM. Grace Chorale of Brooklyn, an 85-member adult choir, will sing holiday songs while Santa and Mrs. Claus will pay a visit, giving out candy canes to children young and old. Promptly at 5:30 PM the switch will be thrown, and the tree will burst into glorious light, bringing cheer and welcoming in this festive time of year.
  • NYPD Santa 12/12 @ 6 pm 1 John Street in DUMBO
  • NYPD Santa 12/13 @ 6 pm Old Fulton Street in DUMBO
  • NYPD Santa 12/16 @ 12.30 pm 82 Prospect Street in DUMBO Heights
  • NYPD Santa 12/19 @ 6 pm 14 Old Fulton Street
  • NYPD Santa 12/20 @ 6 pm Smith and Bergen Street
  • NYPD Santa 12/23 @ 4 pm 68 Bergen Street

For fee Santa pictures:

  • Items of Interest in Park Slope offers no line sessions all through December. Book a session for $35 here.
  • Winter Jam-Brr-ee at Families First with music, arts & crafts, face painting, bouncy house and more. Santa will be there! Event takes place on December 9 from 10 am to 12.30  pm. $40 per family $30 per family for Families First members.
  • Atlantic Terminal SANTALAND: Take a photo with Santa, get digital and print packages on December  8, 9, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23 from 12 to 8 pm. For more information: 646-852-4466 917-689-0747 Email: quiksnaps@yahoo.com.

Photos: NYPD & DUMBO BID