Take family photos this holiday season, send letters or meet Santa at these Atlanta events.
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Santa Visits Scottsdale at Scottsdale Farms. Join in holiday events, visit with Santa, listen to festive music, enjoy presents, decorate cookies and more. Dec. 9 and 12-13.
Tea with Santa at St. Regis Atlanta. Have tea and visit with Santa, Mrs. Claus and a mischievous hotel elf, and listen to live music. Dec. 10-24.
Breakfast and Santa at Lanier Islands. Enjoy all your breakfast favorites and visit with Saint Nick. Dec. 11-12, 18-19 and 20-23.
Carriage Sleigh Rides and Santa Photos at The Avenue East Cobb. Create joyful memories with a carriage sleigh ride around The Avenue, and take photos with jolly Kris Kringle. Dec. 11 and 18.
Breakfast with Santa at Villa Rica Civic Center. Enjoy breakfast or lunch with the jolly man himself. Dec. 12.
Breakfast with Santa at Chick-fil-A Avalon. This drive-in breakfast includes a visit with Santa, holiday crafts and music. Dec. 12.
Holiday PJ Party at Tellus Science Museum. Wear your favorite PJs for hands-on activities, a virtual visit and photos with Santa, science demos and more. Dec. 12.
Cookies & Cocoa With Santa at Duluth Festival Center. Little ones will get the chance to tell Santa their Christmas wishes and make arts and crafts. Dec. 12.
Christmas in Acworth. Visit with Santa to take photos, and enjoy horse and carriage rides. Dec. 12.
Eventide’s Holiday Event. Hang out with Santa, enjoy holiday treats, write letters to Santa, listen to carolers, and donate toys and coats. Dec. 12.
Santa Express in Newnan. Santa will visit all the good girls and boys in Newnan. Dec. 12.
Santa at the Zoo at North Georgia Wildlife Park. Get in the holiday spirit with a candy cane hunt, cookies, Safari Santa and more. Dec. 12 and 19.
Santa Brunch at Milton’s. Enjoy this cozy family brunch and visit and take photos with Santa. Dec. 13.
Letters to Santa at Acworth Community Center. Bring letters to Santa at his mailbox, and children will receive a handwritten letter back. Through Dec. 16.
Cookies with Mrs. Claus at Barrington Hall. Help Mrs. Claus decorate cookies, listen to holiday stories, and write letters to Santa. A very special postman will pick up Santa’s letters. Dec. 19 and 21.
Photos with Santa at Rhodes Hall. Delight in a winter wonderland and take photos with Santa. Through Dec. 19.
Santa at Phipps Plaza. Visit with Santa for a delightful Christmas experience. Through Dec. 23.
Santa’s Wonderland at Bass Pro Shops. Families can make Christmas memories including free pictures with Santa, crafts and activities. Through Dec. 24.
Santa’s Post Office at The Battery Atlanta. Drop off letters to Santa and take photos with him at his Atlanta outpost sponsored by Truist. Through Dec. 24.
ImagineAR. Bring Santa to your home this Christmas using the free ImagineAR Augmented Reality app to take photos and videos with Santa instantly.
Take photos with Santa at these locations:
Arbor Place Mall. 6700 Douglas Blvd., Douglasville. 770-947-4244. Nov. 27-Dec. 24.
Avalon. 900 Third St., Alpharetta. 770-765-1000. Nov. 23-Dec. 24.
Cumberland Mall. 2860 Cumberland Mall SE, Atlanta. 770-435-2206. Nov. 27-Dec. 24.
Greenbriar Mall. 2841 Greenbriar Pkwy. SW, Atlanta. 404-344-6611. Dec. 12-24.
Lenox Square Mall. 3393 Peachtree Rd. NE, Atlanta. 404-233-7575. Nov. 27-Dec. 24.
Mall of Georgia. 3333 Buford Dr., Buford. 678-482-8788. Nov. 20-Dec. 24.
North Georgia Premium Outlets. 800 Hwy. 400 S, Dawsonville. 706-216-3609. Nov. 27-Dec. 24.
North Point Mall. 1000 North Point Cir., Alpharetta. 770-740-9273. Nov. 27-Dec. 23.
Perimeter Mall. 4400 Ashford Dunwoody Rd., Atlanta. 770-394-4270. Nov. 20-Dec. 24.
Sugarloaf Mills. 5900 Sugarloaf Pkwy., Lawrenceville. 678-847-5000. Nov. 27-Dec. 24.
Town Center at Cobb. 400 Ernest W. Barrett Pkwy. NW, Kennesaw. 770-424-0742. Nov. 20-Dec. 24.
Photos with Santa at Mimosa Hall & Gardens. Take photos with Santa on the historical grounds of Mimosa Hall. Nov. 7.
Visit with Santa at The Art Barn. Meet Santa to take photos, visit with the barnyard buddies, and make an art project. Nov. 14.
Black Santa Experience at Relic 15 Studio. Visit and take photos with Santa and write a letter to the North Pole. Nov. 14-15.
Santa Arrives on the Train at Southeastern Railway Museum. Take photos with Santa, write letters to Santa, and go on a train ride. Nov. 21.
Santa on the Square in Downtown Newnan. See Santa light the Christmas tree, and kids are invited to discuss their Christmas list and take photos. Nov. 27.
Santa on the Square at Decatur Plaza. Watch Santa arrive on a fire truck, share your Christmas list, and enjoy fresh cookies with milk or hot cocoa. Nov. 28.
Swim with Santa at Frances Meadows Aquatic Center. Decorate an ornament and swim with Santa. Dec. 4.
Santa’s Arrival. Watch Santa, special guests and Mayor Tommy Allegood ring in the holiday season virtually. Dec. 4.
Photos with Santa at Ben Robertson Community Center. Greet and take contactless photos with Santa. Dec. 5.
Santa at Treetop Quest. Enjoy an aerial adventure with a special appearance by Santa, holiday décor and festive music throughout the Enchanted Forest. Dec. 5.
Holiday Kick-Off, Parade and Santa’s Arrival in Halcyon. Enjoy entertainment from local musicians, dancers and singers, watch the parade featuring princesses and superheroes, meet and greet Santa, get your face painted and more. Dec. 5.
Santapalooza: Naughty or Nice Tour in Suwanee. Watch Santa ring in the holiday spirit in this neighborhood tour. Santa’s elves will be collecting canned food for the North Gwinnett Co-Op. Dec. 5.
Cookies with Santa at Zoo Atlanta. Enjoy a holiday decorated cookie and hot chocolate before meeting Santa. Dec. 5-6.
Santa Blitz in Marietta. Santa Claus will “blitzen” his way through City of Marietta neighborhoods to spread holiday cheer and smiles. Dec. 3-5.
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