The North Pole might be Santa's abode 99% of the year, but his favorite place to spend his days right before Christmas is right here in Cheyenne. Kids of the capital city can visit Kris Kringle at numerous locations this December to get those last-minute Christmas wishes before the big day. Here's where to catch up with Santa in Cheyenne:

The Old West Holiday @ Downtown Cheyenne - November 25 thru December 16

Santa and Mrs. Claus have set up shop at 109 W. 17th Street and are ready to meet the children of Cheyenne! Snag photos with the couple before heading to Kringle Ranch, where you can also get pictures with Santa's beloved horses (used for other travel throughout the year, of course.) Get more details here.

Cocoa with Santa @ the Nagle Warren Mansion - Friday, December 1

Enjoy holiday treats and let the kids share their Christmas wishes with Santa while enjoying the historic charm of the Nagle Warren Mansion—reservations are required. Get more details here.

Photos with Santa @ Frontier Mall - Until Christmas Eve

Capture holiday memories with Santa at Frontier Mall until he leaves on Christmas Eve. Santa will also take photos with your four-legged friends on select pet-friendly days. Reservations are recommended. Get more info here.

Meet Santa @ Blue FCU HQ - Thursday, December 7

Cookies, cocoa, and a visit with Santa. Kids can bring their Christmas wish letters to share with Mr. Claus - parents, bring your phone and snap a pic to capture the moment! Registration is optional. The event is open to the public; you do not need to be a Blue member to attend. Get more details here.

Breakfast with Santa @ Archer - Saturday, December 9

Enjoy pancakes, all the fixins, and a visit with Kris Kringle at Archer. Registration is required and limited to the first 500 registrants. Registration opens December 1 at 10:00 a.m. Get more details here.

Cowboy Christmas Market @ Archer - Saturday, December 9 and Sunday, December 10

Get your Christmas shopping at the Cowboy Christmas Market, then visit Santa for photos beside his big red truck! Pictures with Santa are free - bring your camera or smartphone to capture the moment! Get more details here.

Breakfast with Santa @ Hathaway's - Saturday, December 16

What better way to spend a morning than dining on a delicious breakfast buffet and making holiday memories with Santa Claus? Reservations recommended. Get more details here.

Breakfast for Dinner with Santa @ The Omelet House - Saturday, December 16

Enjoy a mouthwatering breakfast feast curated by the Omelet House while spending the evening with Father Christmas himself. Ticket purchase required. Get more details here.

Santa Send-Off @ the Cheyenne Regional Airport - Sunday, December 17

Santa heads home to prepare for his big night. Say 'farewell' to Mr. Kringle at the terminal before he heads back to the North Pole. Get more details here.

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