Free Photos with Santa + More Holiday Events at Walmart


We’ve all been doing a lot of holiday shopping, and that’s great and all, but wouldn’t it be nice if we could head to a store for some other reason? Well, this weekend, you’ll get your chance to do just that. On Saturday Dec. 6 and Sunday Dec. 7, Walmart stores will offer a ton of family activities, including:

“Taste the Holidays” Food sampling

If you like to entertain during the holidays, attend the recipe demos and learn to make quick dishes on a budget. You will get step-by-step instructions for making small treats and main courses, including buffalo chicken dip, Tex-Mex meatball nacho bites and cranberry-pecan cheese balls. You can find recipes and find out if Taste of the Holidays is available in your store at
Taste the Holidays Date and Time: Dec. 6, 11:30 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Free photos with Santa

The big guy is coming! Santa will be visiting 3,200 Walmart stores for free family pictures, a free keepsake and candy cane or a small treat from Santa. You’ll be able to choose between a 5-by-7 picture with Santa or a 5-by-7 Christmas-themed photo for free.
Photos with Santa, Date and Time: Dec. 6-7 and Dec. 13-14; 10 a.m. and 2 p.m.

Toy & Gadget Demos, plus bonus gift cards

Have your eye on a big budget gadget or a toy your kid really wants? Well, you can try it before you buy it during in-store demos of top electronics and entertainment gifts, including tablets, smartphones, video games and consoles. Plus, customers in store can get a $50 or $25 Walmart gift card when they buy select video game consoles:

Toys and Gadget Demos Date and Time: Dec. 6, noon – 4 p.m.

“Fill the Truck” Toy Drive

There are so many kids who will go without gifts under the Christmas tree, if they have a tree at all. Walmart is doing its part to help with the “Fill the Truck” toy drive in cooperation with The Salvation Army. Through December 14, customers can drop off new, unwrapped toys and coats for kids.

Looking for more information? Ask at your local Walmart store, or visit


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