Best Places to Get Pictures With Santa Around Atlanta


Take family photos this holiday season or meet and get pictures with Santa in Atlanta for breakfast, hot chocolate, or dinner.

Santa’s Wonderland at Bass Pro Shops. Families can make Christmas memories including free pictures with Santa, crafts and activities. Nov. 10-Dec. 24.

Santa Arrives on the Train at Southeastern Railway Museum. Take photos with Santa and enjoy refreshments and entertainment by the Jingle Bell Dancers. Nov. 16.

Santa’s Mailbox at Alpharetta Community Center. Drop off your letter to Santa for a response from Kris Kringle himself. Nov. 18-Dec. 13.

Breakfast with Santa at the Georgia Aquarium. Wake Santa up to enjoy a breakfast buffet and take a photo together. Nov. 23 and Dec. 7 and 14.

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. 29.

Santa’s Corner at Momentum Christian Church. Kick off the holiday season with a visit to Santa. Nov. 30.

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. 30.

Breakfast with Santa/Tea Party with Santa at Callanwolde Fine Arts Center. Guests will enjoy a kid-friendly breakfast buffet or tea, hot cocoa and treats, holiday sing-alongs and a visit from Santa. Nov. 30 and Dec. 1 and 7.

Botanical St. Nick at Atlanta Botanical Garden. Bring your camera and come tell all of your holiday wishes to St. Nick in his botanical head wreath. Nov. 30 and Dec. 7, 14 and 21.

Photos with Santa at Rhodes Hall. Delight in a winter wonderland and enjoy holiday music, art activities and a buffet before taking photos with Santa. Dec. 1-15.

Santa Brunch at American Girl. Spend time with Santa to share your holiday wishes and take a photo and eat a delicious breakfast. Dec. 1, 8, 15 and 21.

Breakfast with Santa at Osteria 832. Photo opportunity with Santa who arrives on a fire truck with local firefighters, then enjoy breakfast. Proceeds benefit local fire stations. Dec. 7.

Pictures with Santa at the Alpharetta Welcome Center. Stop in for a photo with Santa and have it printed and emailed to you. Dec. 7.

PJ Party with Santa at Town Center at Cobb. Cozy up in holiday PJs to enjoy activities, games and giveaways, and Santa will read a story to all the good little boys and girls. Dec. 7.

Story Time with Santa at Lilburn Activity Building. Eat breakfast treats with Santa while he reads a story. Play with elves and make a craft. Dec. 7.

A Day with Santa in Kennesaw. Holiday activities include a parade, free snow tubing, inflatables, kid’s crafts, visits with Santa, stage entertainment and a holiday market. Dec. 7.

Cookies with Santa at Zoo Atlanta. Warm up with hot chocolate and cookies, make festive crafts, meet costumed characters and Santa. Dec. 7-8.

Children’s Holiday Party at Southern Art and Bourbon Bar. Visit this winter wonderland for holiday festivities, including brunch, photos with Santa and holiday cookie decorating. Dec. 8.

Jolly Jingle Jam at Alpharetta Community Center. Children ages 2-5 will make holiday crafts, play candy cane match, take a photo with Santa and more. Dec. 13.

Holiday PJ Party at Tellus Science Museum. Wear your favorite PJs to the Museum for hands-on activities, photos with Santa, science demos with elves and more. Dec. 14.

Breakfast Buffet with Santa at the Evergreen Marriott Conference Resort. Treat yourself to a breakfast buffet with Santa, sing carols, get an all-attractions pass to Stone Mountain Park and more. Benefits Friends of Disabled Adults and Children. Dec. 14.

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. 14.

Photos with Santa at Lucky Shoals Park Community Recreation Center. Pose for photos with Santa and tell him what’s on your Christmas wish list; donate toys for a local charity. Dec. 14.

Swim with Santa at Bethesda Park Aquatic Center. Join Santa in a fun holiday swim, make holiday crafts, participate in games, and treat yourself to refreshments. Dec. 21.

Take photos with Santa at these locations:

Arbor Place Mall. 6700 Douglas Blvd., Douglasville. 770-947-4244.

Atlantic Station. 1380 Atlantic Dr., Atlanta. 404-410-4010.

Avalon. 900 Third St., Alpharetta. 770-765-1000.

The Battery Atlanta. 800 Battery Ave. SE, Atlanta.

Cumberland Mall. 2860 Cumberland Mall SE, Atlanta. 770-435-2206.

Lenox Square Mall.  3393 Peachtree Rd., Atlanta. 404-233-6767.

Mall at Stonecrest. 2929 Turner Hill Rd., Lithonia. 678-526-8955.

Mall of Georgia. 3333 Buford Dr., Buford. 770-271-9458.

Northlake Mall. 4800 Briarcliff Rd., Atlanta. 770-938-3565.

North Point Mall. 1000 North Point Cir., Alpharetta. 770-740-9273.

Perimeter Mall. 4400 Ashford Dunwoody Rd., Atlanta. 770-394-4270.

Town Center at Cobb. 400 Ernest Barrett Pkwy., Kennesaw. 770-424-0742.

We are working hard to bring you this year’s updates for the following holiday events. Check back soon for new 2019 dates. 

Gallery at South DeKalb. 2801 Candler Rd., Decatur. 404-241-2431.

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