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Santa photography thanks to our sponsor Vodafone

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Making Christmas Merrier.

Tis’ the season to be making merry memories. Create a Christmas memory and book your photo with Santa at Westfield Riccarton. The much-loved tradition of visiting Santa will be balanced this year with ensuring the health and safety of our customers - and of course, Santa and his elves.  

Book now for Santa Photography and following your session, go in the draw to win 1 of 5 OPPO mobile phones, thanks to Vodafone. Vodafone is located level 1 near Noel Leeming. Terms and conditions apply, see here for details >

Online bookings are essential for Santa photography sessions. View the variety of photo packages available and book here to secure a time that is convenient for you. All children who visit Santa will also receive a gift to take home.

Still with the magic you know and love, we will be offering a COVID-Safe Santa experience this year that reflects local requirements. We encourage you to bring festive props or a favourite toy to create a unique and interactive Christmas memory. 

Masks will be required indoors for anyone over the age of 12, including Santa, and our photography set will be assessed in line with Christchurch restrictions.

For your wellbeing, a few extra safety measures will be in place. Hand sanitiser will be available and a separate screen for families to view their Santa pictures. Santa’s elves will also support with cleaning throughout the day.

Westfield Plus members get more

Great news for our Westfield Plus members – Unlock the Santa Magic Photo Package for $53. Purchase this exclusive photo package at your Santa Photography session which includes 1 x Santa Magic exclusive Rare Earth Magnet Frame (Elf size), 1 x Santa Magic exclusive Puzzle Frame and 1 x digital file of the same photo image + a free ‘additional digital file’(different photo). To redeem, simply ask a team member about the offer at the Santa Photography set before your session.

Not a member yet? Download the Westfield Plus App today to unlock member benefits from the palm of your hand. Download the free app >

Find out more about other Westfield Plus member benefits this Christmas >


Check out our other Santa photography options

Pet photography: Santa photos with the whole family
Don't miss out on the chance to get a Santa photo with the whole family - furry friends included. Find out more here >


Plan your visit

Our Santa Photography set is located: Outside of SONY on Level 2

Best parking: Rooftop Car Park

Please use entry near JB Hi-Fi on Level 2.


Make it a very merry Christmas

Looking for more Christmas gifting inspiration?
Check out our ultimate gift guide here

Dressing for your Santa photos
Before you head out to visit Santa, equip yourself with these tips for creating a beautiful photo you’ll have framed for years to come. Read more >

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Westfield Riccarton Local Heroes exhibition

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