The most magical time of the year is here; Christmas. Ahead of the big day, Father Christmas had taken time out of his very busy schedule to meet and greet Melbourne's very excited children (and pets too).
Santa in Melbourne
Plan your Santa meet-and-greets now so that you won't miss out on the best places to get your 2018 Christmas photo with the jolly man in red.
Below is a list of all the shopping centres, photography sessions and events where you can meet Mr Claus in Melbourne in 2018.
All links take you through to the specific Santa meet-and-greet pages.
The following shopping centres in Melbourne offer meet-and-greets with Santa this year:
The Pines, Doncaster "Sensitive Santa is a sensory friendly opportunity for children with special needs to meet Santa in a low stress and quieter environment. Let our friendly Santa and staff make your visit enjoyable in a personal 10 minute session." Where: 181 Reynolds Rd, Doncaster East
"The jolly man in red will be in residence, found underneath the new supersized 16 metre tall Christmas tree; take a free photo with him as he waits to hear what you want in your stocking this year." Where: Federation Square, Melbourne
This list is a work-in-progress. Let us know if we have missed any Santa meet-and-greets so that we can add your favourites to the list.