Where to find Santa in Saigon and more…

The heat does not stop Santa from making appearances in Saigon. This guide includes details on where to find him from breakfast to tree lightings… Santa is a very busy guy this time of year, but we have manage to share his agenda with you to make it easier to track him down for those memorable holiday meetings, and of course, family photographs!
This guide will help you find a whole host of Christmas events going on in Saigon that are fun (and often free) for all the family.
All of these events (and many more) can be found on our events calendar.
These are all the published events, but Santa often adds more stops to his itinerary, keep this post bookmarked, as more events will be added as he confirms dates.
WHERE: SC VivoCity, D7 | WHEN: until January 1st,2020 | FEE: free
SC VivoCity Christmas Saigon
🎄Do you know how Santa’s Toy Factory looks like and what is his toy-making procedures to get ready for Christmas Eve?
This year, SC VivoCity created a Santa’s Toy Factory with exciting activities for the kids.
More info here.
WHERE: Crescent Mall, D7 | WHEN: Untill Jan.2nd, 2020
🎄The Magic Of Christmas has officially arrived to Crescent Mall.
Christmas Melody, Magical Arts and Crafts, Meet 🎅🏼Santa Claus and more exciting activities.
WHERE: Estella Place, D2 | WHEN: Until Dec.31st
Estella Place Christmas Ho Chi Minh
🎄 Stunning Christmas decoration filled with Pink decoration items. More details will be announced .
More info here.
WHERE: Spin & Gogh, D7 | WHEN: every Saturday till dec.21 from 1 to 3pm | AGE: not age limit | FEE: 500k
Christmas Ornament Workshop Ho Chi Minh
🎄 Make your own ornaments to decorate your Christmas tree or give it away as gifts!
More info here.
WHERE: Sedona Suites, D1 | WHEN: Fri, Dec.6 from 11.30 to 6pm
Sedona Christmas Bazaar
🎄 Join Sedona for their Annual Christmas Bazaar and get your Christmas shopping done for the whole family!
More info here.
WHERE: Caravelle Hotel, D1 | WHEN: Fri, Dec.6 from 5.30 to 8pm
Caravelle Hotel Ho Chi Ming Christmas Light up
🎄It’s that time of year again, welcome the festive season with the annual Christmas tree lighting ceremony!
Christmas choirs, live entertainment and 🎅🏼Santa Claus will all be here to kick off the season in style!
More info here.
WHERE: BIS, D2 | WHEN: Sat, Dec.7 from 9 to 1pm
BIS Ho Chi Minh Christmas Bazaar
🎄 As always, the Christmas BISzaar promises to be a morning filled with fun and festivities. Christmas carols, 🎅🏼Santa Claus, festive themed activities as well as delicious food, a variety of vendors and some amazing prizes from the raffle and silent auction.
More info here.
WHERE: The American School, D2 | WHEN: Sat, Dec.7 from 9 to 1pm
🎄 Save the date for a fun filled day for the whole family.
More info here.
WHERE: L´Usine, D2| WHEN: Sat, Dec.7 & Sun., Dec.8 from 10 to 6pm
🎄 Handpick a perfect gift and be someone’s special Santa!
More info here.
WHERE: The Snap Cafe, D2| WHEN: Sat, Dec.7 & Sun., Dec.8 from 10 to 7pm
🎄 Don´t miss the first edition of The Snap Cafe‘s Christmas Market!
More info here.
WHERE: Takashimaya, D1| WHEN: Sat, Dec.7  from 10 to 7pm
🎄 Creative workshops, Robot mascot dance and gifts by 🎅🏼Santa. Have a magical time at Takashimaya.
More info here.
WHERE: The Canadian International School, D7| WHEN: Sat, Dec.7 from 11.30 to 3pm
🎄 Ho Ho Ho! Come and join the Elves’ Christmas Party, entertainment, food, gift shopping and raffle prizes to win.
More info here.
WHERE: Saigon Outcast, D2 | WHEN: Sat, Dec.7 from 1 to 7pm
🎄 Goodies and many cool activities for your family: workshop, live music, shopping, delicious food and drink…
More info here.
WHERE: International German School, D2 | WHEN: Sat, Dec.7 from 4.30 to 7.30pm
🎄 Traditional Christmas Market at the German School. attractions, traditional Christmas booths…
More info here.
WHERE: Saigon Montessori Inspired Center – SMIC, Phu Nhuan | WHEN: Sun, Dec.8 from 9 to 10am | FEE: 100k (10%discount SaigonForKids families)
🎄 Have your kids ever wondered what day Christmas is? Who is Santa Claus? Or what will our family do at Christmas? Don’t worry because SMIC – Saigon Montessori will answer all these questions for your kids.
More info here.
WHERE: LegendArt, D1 | WHEN: Sun, Dec.8 from 9.30 to 11.30am | AGE: 5 to 9yo | FEE: 250k
🎄 Xtmas Arts&Crafts.
More info here.
WHERE: InterContinental Saigon, D1 | WHEN: Sun, Dec.8 from 10 to 12.30pm
🎄 Get ready and excited once again to see 🎅🏼Santa!
More info here.
WHERE: Malt South, D7 | WHEN: Sun, Dec.8 from 10 to 4pm
🎄 Are you looking for ways to have a greener Christmas?
Join this Christmas-themed event that will allow you to meet many sustainable vendors, some charities, and to sample some excellent “green” food & drink.
**Polaroid photo with 🎅🏼Santa during the event (12-3pm)
More info here.
WHERE: Holiday Inn & Suites Saigon Airport, Tan Binh | WHEN: Sun, Dec.8 from 12 to 4pm
🎄 Come visit 🎅🏼Santa’s Grotto and experience a Christmas Sunday brunch.
All proceeds from this event will be going to help build a new playground for the Phuc Lam orphanage.
More info here.
WHERE: Renaissance International School Saigon, D7 | WHEN: Thurs, Dec.12 from 4 to 7pm
Renaissance Winter Fayre Ho Chi Minh
🎄This year’s Winter Fayre promises to be the best yet! With stalls featuring activities, handicrafts and delights from students, local businesses and artisans.
Come and enjoy the festive atmosphere and get some Christmas shopping, as well as help raise money towards one of the school’s designated charities.
More info here.
WHERE: The Vista AnPhu, D2 | WHEN: Sat, Dec.14 from 10 to 6pm
🎄Celebrate the Christmas spirit taking action for girls’education in Vietnam!
Enjoy a Christmas fair with selected vendors, visit 🎅🏼Santa Claus in his workshop, take a tour of the Post Office to send you wishes for the new year, and enjoy a full day of activities for you and your kids to unleash their power.
More info here.
WHERE: Vesta Bookstore, D2 | WHEN: Sat, Dec.14 & Sun, Dec.15 from 10 to 9pm
🎄Come and join in preparation for the Christmas countdown by exploring unique handmade gift stalls and free activities,  DIY Ornaments, Story time with Santa, Festive face painting…
More info here.
WHERE: Hard Rock Cafe, D1 | WHEN: Sun, Dec.15 from 2 to 5pm
🎄 🎅🏼 Bring your lil’ rockers to Hard Rock Cafe for a fun afternoon full of activities.
More info here.
WHERE: Faifo Lane (Vista Verde), D2 | WHEN: Sun, Dec.15 from 2 to 7pm
🎄  Bringing the holiday spirit to life, celebrate the holidays with a walk through the market and their exciting Christmas activities: 🎅🏼Santa Meet and Greet, Gifts Making For Orphan Children, Green Christmas Workshops & Music Performance.
More info here.
WHERE: Lilliput, D2 | WHEN: Tue, Dec.17 – Wed, Dec.18 or Thu, Dec.19 from 5 to 6pm | FEE: 400k
🎄 If you haven´t prepare your 𝐗’𝐦𝐚𝐬 tree yet and your kids want to get one, this class will be perfect.
More info here.
WHERE: The Hive Villa, D2 | WHEN: Wed, Dec.18 from 6 to 9pm
🎄 Christmas Market filled with exciting gift-worthy goodies, a wide variety of delicious treats for the whole family
More info here.
WHERE: Legend Art, D2 | WHEN: Fri, Dec.20 from 5 to 6.30pm | AGE: from 5yo | FEE: 250k
More info here.
WHERE: Lilliput, D2 | WHEN: Fri, Dec.20 from 6 to 9pm | FEE: 700k
Lilliput Vietnam Christmas Party
🎄 Join the Christmas Party of the year full of fun activities for kids, with Christmas gifts given by 🎅🏼Santa claus and ⛄️Olaf.
More info here.
WHERE: BB Kids Events & Parties, D2 | WHEN: Sat, Dec.21 from 9.30 to 6pm | FEE: 200k/child
🎄𝘾𝙝𝙧𝙞𝙨𝙩𝙢𝙖𝙨 𝙈𝙖𝙧𝙠𝙚𝙩 from 9:30am to 2pm | 𝙂𝙚𝙩 𝙏𝙤𝙜𝙚𝙩𝙝𝙚𝙧 from 2pm to 6pm.
More info here.
WHERE: Little Monkey Bakers, D7 | WHEN: Sat, Dec.21 from 4 to 6pm | AGE: 1.5 – 7 yo | FEE: 300k
🎄 Get the kids into the holiday spirit with a fun hands-on cooking party, and take a photo with 🎅🏼Santa at his Grotto!
Limited spaces available.
More info here.
WHERE: Estella Place, D2 | WHEN: Sat, Dec.21 from 5 to 6.30pm & 7.30 to 9pm
Pinkfong & Baby Shark at Estella Place
🎄 Pinkfong & Baby Shark – Meet and Greet the first time ever in Vietnam!
More info here.
WHERE: Nulla, D1 | WHEN: Sun, Dec.22
🎄 Be creative and make your own gift for your loved ones:
Natural lipbalm | Natural candle | Knit & painting Hemp Gift bag
More info here.
WHERE: Saigon Outcast, D2 | WHEN: Sun, Dec.22 from 5 to 7pm
🎄 Movie night at Saigon Outcast, bring the family and see a great Christmas movie “Klaus“.
More info here.
WHERE: Estella Place, D2 | WHEN: Sun, Dec.22 from 5 to 6.30pm & 7.30 to 9pm
Pinkfong & Baby Shark at Estella Place
🎄 Pinkfong & Baby Shark – Meet and Greet the first time ever in Vietnam!
More info here.
WHERE: Lilliput, D2 | WHEN: Mon, Dec.23 from 6 to 9pm | FEE: 700k
Lilliput Vietnam Christmas Party
🎄 Join the Christmas Party of the year full of fun activities for kids, with Christmas gifts given by 🎅🏼Santa claus and ⛄️Olaf.
More info here.
WHERE: Hotel des Arts, D1 | WHEN: Tue, Dec.24 from 6.30 to 10.30pm
Christmas eve dinner Hotel des arts Saigon
🎄 Treat your family to Christmas Eve dinner at Hotel des Arts, even the kids have plenty to celebrate with 🎅🏼Santa Claus and his red velvet bag full of exciting presents.
More info here.
WHERE: Hotel Continental Saigon, D1 | WHEN: Tue, Dec.24 from 7 to 11pm
Hotel Continental Saigon Christmas Party 2019
🎄 Celebrate the Christmas at Hotel Continental Saigon and share the holiday moments, make merry with your friends and family in their Christmas Gala Buffet Dinner  🎅🏼Santa Claus will be welcoming all guests.
More info here.
WHERE: Estella Place, D2 | WHEN: Wed, Dec.25 from 7pm
🎄 Special performances on Christmas Day including a magic show, kid dance, and bubble show.
More info here.

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