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Here are our picks for the most unique Santa encounters in and around Atlanta!
Location: ITP, Westside Provisions District
Description: Get to the store early (10am) to get your name on the list and browse the Westside Provisions District while you wait! Great options for breakfast and holiday shopping. They will text you when it’s your turn.
Location: ITP, Centennial Park
Description: Enjoy a breakfast from the chefs at Wolfgang Puck, hand deliver your letter to Santa, and hang out with the creatures of the Georgia Aquarium!
Location: ITP, Emory
Date: 12/2 & 12/9
Description: Tour the historic Callonwolde home decorated for the holidays and share your wish list with Santa! Kid friendly breakfast brought to you by Zest Atlanta Catering.
Location: ITP, Atlantic Station
Cost: Optional $10 donation to support City of Refuge
Description: Atlantic Station also has an ice skating rink, train rides, and snow days! Check the calendar for fun events with Santa like breakfast, pet pics, and storytime.
Location: ITP, Greenbriar
Cost: Varies depending on photo package
Description: Finding an African-American Santa can be a challenge- but Greenbriar Mall has you covered! Reservations to visit Santa can be made online in advance.
Location: ITP, Grant Park
Date: 12/2 & 12/3
Cost: $17/3 and under, $33/over 3 (includes admission to the Zoo)
Description: Enjoy crafts, snacks, photos with Santa, and animal encounters!
Location: ITP, Buckhead
Cost: $20/children, adults are free (!)
Description: This party has it all- face painting, cookie decorating, a real reindeer, a train ride, live music, snow machines, and a build-your-own-hot-chocolate bar! Oh, and pictures with Santa!
Location: ITP, Midtown
Cost: $25/adults, $15/children 1+
Description: Enjoy breakfast at one of Atlanta’s top-rated restaurants! Bring your own camera to snap pictures with Jolly Old St. Nick!
Location: ITP, Grant Park
Date: 12/2 (Osteria) and 12/9 (Doc Chey’s)
Description: Proceeds for both of these events benefit local fire stations. Which means your kiddos get to meet Santa…and firefighters! A pancake breakfast will be served and staff will be on hand to take pictures. Participants should bring their own cameras.
Location: OTP, Cumming
Date: 12/9 & 12/10
Cost: $18/adults, $12/children 1+
Description: A full day of holiday fun- brunch with Santa, live music, fun Christmas activities, and beautiful photos!
Location: OTP, between Atlanta & Macon
Date: 12/9 & 12/16
Cost: $15.95/seat (kids 2 and under may sit on a parent’s lap)
Description: Enjoy a delicious breakfast, take a wagon ride around the farm, watch Christmas movies, and, of course, meet with Santa!
Location: Various places all over metr0-Atlanta
Dates: Various dates during December
Description: A unique, sensory-friendly opportunity for kids with special needs to interact with Santa. Make your reservations early!