If you haven't booked to see the Big Man yet, you need to get on it. My number one choices were all booked up when I started looking a few weeks ago. So, I've trawled the net and bring you all the local Santa experiences.
Sit back & chug through the Oxfordshire countryside with a festive treat while Santa and his elves make their way through the train giving out presents to the youg'uns.
There's still a handful of tickets available for the ultimate FC meeting if you can go mid-week. Make a note for September 2020 when tickets go on sale for next year!
Meet Father Christmas at Stubbings Café, tickets include a full english with drinks and then sit back and listen to Santa in story corner.
Enjoy a continental breakfast while Santa mingles among tables to hand out a special gift.
Odds Farm Park has been sprinkled with even more Christmas magic and spectacular surprises, with two magical Christmas experiences to choose from.
Follow the Christmas trees to the Christmas Kingdom where the ultimate Lego fun awaits. You’ll be met by one of Father Christmas’ cheery elves who will guide you through the weaving Christmas tree forest to Father Christmas’ very own cabin.
Father Christmas will be greeting children from his 1940's inspired grotto at Hughenden this year. There will be crafting, letter writing and a small Christmas gift from Santa.
Cruise along the Thames in this 90 minute trip, family entertainer 'Bertie Slippers' will be on-board who'll en-trance passengers with magic tricks, cute animal puppets, dancing, music and high energy games. Santa makes a special appearance once the vessel has docked back at the boatyard.
Santa and his helpers will be visiting Toad Hall Garden Centre on weekends throughout December. All proceeds from Santa's Grotto run by the Lions Club of Henley goes to local charities.
Santa arrives on Sunday 23rd November at Bourne End and will be in his Grotto until Christmas Eve.
There is no need to book a slot at the grotto, just turn up. Last entrance to the grotto is at 4pm on Saturdays and 3pm on Sundays. During the season Davies Brothers take the opportunity to raise money for chosen charities through the proceeds from Santa's grotto and festive refreshments.
Another breakfast offering from Crocus at Dorney Court. Your Little Helpers will enjoy an elves breakfast, decorate a gingerbread man and receive a special gift.
Visit Santa’s toy shop and grotto and see scenes inspired by fairy tales and Christmas characters. Meet Santa where he hands each child a golden key to his toy shop to choose a gift, there is also a Nativity Story with animals, festive shows, festive wood ride, reindeer hunt and festive funfair.
During selected dates in December have a festive get together with the Big Man.
Santa will have his skates on this year when he visits Windsor on Ice. He'll be in his grotto on weekends throughout December.
Santa and his helpers will be in the Nicholsons Shopping Centre on selected dates in Nov & Dec. This event is hosted by the Rotary Clubs of Maidenhead and donations are welcome in aid of various fundraising causes.
Please check details before setting off on your trip. At the time of writing all events had availability.