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You better watch out, you better not
santa claus, winter, top ten, demcember, christmas, elves cry! You better not pout I'm telling you why, Santa Claus is coming to town! He knows when you've been sleeping, he knows when you're awake, he knows the best places for photos you can take.

So here's our list, we checked it twice, we hope you like these places, they sure are nice! Santa Claus is coming to town!

Malls and ongoing:

Adams Fair Acre Farms:
Newburgh: 1240 Rte. 300., Newburgh. Santa photos start Day after Thanksgiving till Christmas. Every Saturday and Sunday 11am- 4pm. 
845-569-0303.
Poughkeepsie: 765 Dutchess Tpke., Poughkeepsie. Santa photos start Day after Thanksgiving till Christmas. Every Saturday and Sunday 11am- 4pm. 845-454-4330.
Kingston: 1560 Ulster Ave., Kingston. Starts day after Thanksgiving until Christmas, then every Saturday and Sunday 10am-4pm. 845-336-6300.

(11/7 Arrival) Poughkeepsie Galleria: 2001 South. Rd., Poughkeepsie. Santa arrives Saturday, November 7th. 12pm daily at the Center Court.  Every child receives a gift. 
845-297-7600.



Galleria at Crystal Run: 1 Galleria Dr., Middletown. Santa will be coming November 7th to December 24th. Daily mall hours at the Center Court.  845-692-8883.

Poughkeepsie Plaza:  2600 South Rd., Poughkeepsie. Daily mall hours. Santa will be located between Marshall's and Jo-Ann Fabric. 845-471-4265. 

Newburgh Mall: 1401 Rte. 300., Newburgh. Visit site for details on times. 845-564-1400.

Hudson Valley Mall: 1300 Ulster Ave., Kingston. Stop by and visit Santa from Black Friday through Christmas at center court. 845-336-8000.

Holiday Spirit Festival: Bowdoin Park. 38 Sheafe Rd., Wappingers Falls. Enjoy dazzling lights, holiday stories, shows, exhibits and a special visit with Santa! 845-297-9627. Weekends November 27th-December 27th.

Manza Family Farm: 730 New York 211., Montgomery, NY 12549. 845-473-5178. Come meet Santa and his elf on December weekends. 11am-3:30pm on the weekends.



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