Enjoying breakfast with Santa in Atlanta has become a tradition for many families, and with good reason. Who wouldn’t want to have yummy food with the big man himself?!
You may be asking yourself, “Where is the best breakfast with Santa near me?” And we’ve got the answer. There are plenty of breakfast with Santa events in the Atlanta area for everyone — from the budget-friendly to the luxurious, Georgia has them all.
Here are some of the best breakfasts, brunches, and teas with Santa in Atlanta.
BREAKFAST WITH SANTA NEAR ME
BREAKFAST WITH SANTA AT SCOTTSDALE FARMS
Date: December 3, 2022
Santa and breakfast! What’s not to love?
Join Scottsdale Farms in Milton (in your pajamas if you wish!) at this wonderful holiday event complete with holiday gifts, festive music, a Christmas story, and Santa Claus.
Seating and breakfast is reserved for children only; Parent and other family members are still welcome of course! Please bring your camera for some great holiday photos! This event is best suited for those 3+. Reservations required.
Note: There’s also a Brunch With Santa event on December 4, 2022. You can find more info about that below.
BREAKFAST WITH SANTA AT BARNSLEY RESORT
Date: Nov. 26, 2022
Santa travels from the North Pole to spend a special festive morning with you and your little ones at the beautiful Barnsley Resort in Adairsville.
Held in the Savannah Ballroom at Georgian Hall, you’ll enjoy a selection of breakfast favorites for all ages while Santa hears your holiday wish list and is available for photos. Tickets are $45 for adults, $28 for children, and kids 5 and under are FREE with a paid adult. Reservations required.
BREAKFAST WITH SANTA AT AVALON
Date: Chick-fil-A: Dec. 10, 2022, 8-10 a.m.; Oak Steakhouse: Dec. 11, 2022, 9-11 a.m.
Throughout the holiday season, Avalon in Alpharetta will host a couple “Breakfast with Santa” events.
Join Santa at Chick-fil-A and Eat More Chicken while sharing your Christmas list with the Big Guy. Enjoy your choice of a breakfast combo while visiting with Santa and taking part in other exciting holiday surprises!
Santa and his elves will visit Oak Steakhouse on Sunday, and you can enjoy a breakfast buffet, visit with Santa, and delight in additional holiday surprises!
BREAKFAST WITH SANTA AT THE CLASSIC CENTER
Date: Dec. 10, 2022
Celebrate the holidays, and enjoy a delicious breakfast with Santa and Mrs. Claus at The Classic Center in Athens!
Little ones will have the chance to sit and tell Santa their Christmas wishes, create holiday crafts, and spread Christmas cheer during this morning of fun. A professional photographer will capture family memories, and Buddy the Elf will make an appearance!
Children are invited to participate in this year’s Christmas coloring contest! Coloring pages will be available upon arrival at Breakfast with Santa, and the chosen winner will be announced at the event. The coloring page is also available here. No purchase is necessary to enter.
All proceeds benefit The Classic Center Cultural Foundation and its mission to grow the arts in Athens. Click here to learn more.
MERRY MORNING WITH SANTA AT GEORGIA AQUARIUM
Date: December 11, 2022
Santa’s in town, and he’s coming to Georgia Aquarium for a Merry Morning with Santa. Join the aquarium in spreading holiday joy this season. They’re celebrating with Santa in the Ocean’s Ballroom, which will be overflowing with yuletide treasures and fun activities for the whole family. Enjoy a light breakfast from Wolfgang Puck Catering, decorate festive arts and crafts, and join-us for animal keeper talks, while getting into the holiday spirit.
You’ll even have a chance for a selfie photo with Santa. Create a memory with a complimentary (4×6) photograph with a special holiday backdrop.
Please note, Merry Morning Tickets do not include admission into Georgia Aquarium.
THE SMILES OF THE SEASON BREAKFAST WITH SANTA
Date: December 3, 2022
Experience a blend of two Children’s traditions – Breakfast with Santa and Smiles for the Season! Join in for a festive character breakfast at Colony Square benefiting Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta.
Enjoy holiday crafts, visits from your favorite characters, and a special appearance from Santa himself! All while dining on a delicious breakfast buffet provided by 5Church Midtown. Children 2 and under are free and reservations are required.
BRUNCH WITH SANTA
BRUNCH WITH SANTA AT SCOTTSDALE FARMS
DATE: December 4, 2022, 11am-12:30pm
Santa and brunch! What’s not to love? Join Scottsdale Farms in Milton (in your pajamas if you wish!) at this wonderful holiday event, with festive music, a Christmas story and Santa Claus! A place at the table is reserved for children only; parents & other family members are still welcome of course! Please bring your camera for some great holiday photos and pictures with Santa.
This event is best suited for children ages 3+. Participation Limited. Reservations needed. Call Scottsdale Farms to reserve your spot! (770) 777-5875.
SANTA BRUNCH AT LOCAL THREE
Date: Saturday, December 3 + Saturday, December 10, 2022
Local Three, one of my Top 5 favorite Atlanta restaurants, is offering an amazing Santa Brunch on two different days this holiday season. What better way to savor your meeting with Old Saint Nick than over bacon, scrambled eggs, along with breakfast cocktails for the parents?
Santa’s transportation costs from the North Pole have risen, but Local Three is so glad to announce he is making his way back this holiday season! Once again Drew Wills Photography digital family photos will be complimentary with the purchase of brunch.
Good News: Their infamous brunch buffet is BACK for this year! You’ve got the check out the menu — it looks divine! Peppermint cinnamon rolls…Eggnog french toast…Crab Louie Eggs Benedict?! Be sure to book fast, reservations for this special event fill up quickly each year.
Date: Sunday, December 4, 2022
1st Seating: 11:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
2nd Seating: 1:00 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.
Guests can expect an array of children’s activities and a large buffet with an assortment of delicious food (think bagels, biscuits, seasonal fruit, bacon and eggs, beef striploi, herb crusted salmon and more!). Additionally a kid’s only station which features favorites likes chicken fingers, tater tots, mac and cheese and french toast sticks!
The party will also include a holiday cookie decorating station with sugar cookies and gingerbread, assortment of toppings, and holiday-themed frosting. Complimentary for children under 3 and $70 adults, $40 children 3+, plus tax & gratuity. Make reservations now!
SANTA BRUNCH AT MILTON’S CUISINE & COCKTAILS
Date: Dec. 4, 11, and 18, 2022
Kick off the holidays right with this cozy family brunch at Milton’s Cuisine and Cocktails in Crabapple.
You’ll find three dates for their Santa Brunch this year, which include complimentary hot chocolate and cookies. Brunch times are on a first come, first serve basis, and is $40 for adults and $20 for kids. While you’re there, get your family picture with Santa!
Santa portraits are only available with brunch purchase. Visits and photos with Santa will be done before your brunch reservation.
TEA AND COOKIES WITH SANTA
COOKIES WITH SANTA AT ZOO ATLANTA
DATES: December 3 and 4, 2022
Tickets are on sale now for Cookies with Santa at Zoo Atlanta – Santa’s annual stop in the home of more than 1,000 animals worldwide.
Santa will park his sleigh in the Michael & Thalia Carlos Ballroom inside Savanna Hall on Saturday and Sunday, December 3 and 4, 2022. Each ticket holder will receive one printed photograph. Digital copies will be available after the event.
Masks will be required while taking photos with Santa. Tickets include a personal visit; a professional photo; photo-ops with holiday mascot friends; harmonies from live carolers; and a festive take-home To Go Kit including hot cocoa fixings, cookies, and a special craft. Advance reservations are required.
TOYS AND TEA WITH SANTA AT THE RITZ-CARLTON, ATLANTA
DATES: Sunday, November 27, 2022 with seating at 3 p.m.
Saturday, December 10, 17; Sunday, December 4, 11, 18; Tuesday, December 20 and Wednesday, December 21, 2022 with seatings at 12 and 3 p.m.
A family-friendly tea service provides a magical landscape for children and their families to create lasting holiday memories at the Toys and Tea with Santa event at the Ritz-Carlton Atlanta.
Santa will make his appearance to ensure everyone has their Christmas wishes heard. Children enjoy hot chocolate made by the pastry team, a cookie decorating kit, seasonal treats and a keepsake from Mrs. Claus that will be treasured for years to come.
Boys and girls of all ages are encouraged to bring an unwrapped toy to donate to the children of Atlanta and support a local charity while Santa and Mrs. Claus prepare for Christmas.
Reservations required. Priced at $75 USD per adult and children 11 and older; $45 USD per children ages 3 to 10, children two and under are complimentary, exclusive of tax and gratuity. Complimentary valet included.
HOLIDAY TEA WITH SANTA AT THE ST REGIS ATLANTA
Date: Select dates Nov. 25 – Dec. 24, 2022
A beloved St. Regis Atlanta tradition, the Afternoon Tea with Santa will feature a festive menu of culinary delights this holiday season.
Enjoy impeccable service from St. Regis hosts in the elegant and festive holiday atmosphere of Astor Court accompanied by live music. This 1.5 hour experience includes one artfully-selected tea complemented with delectable holiday treats and sweets and savories.
Every reservation young and old gets the opportunity to indulge in a magical tea experience complete with a special visit from Santa, Mrs. Claus, and a mischievous little elf. Join the St. Regis in Buckhead for an unforgettable afternoon.
Reservations are required and times fill up fast!
MORE FUN SANTA EVENTS
SANTA TUCK-INS AT ALPHARETTA HOTELS
Tuck-Ins with Santa at The Hotel at Avalon. Atlanta’s best staycation hotel offers a unique, delightful + magical experience for children of all ages. The magic begins with a knock-knock-knock on the door, a smile spreads from ear to ear as Mrs. Claus and Santa arrive. Imagine young ones excitedly sharing their hopes, dreams, and a bedtime snack with the jolly man in red! DATES: Nov. 25-Dec. 18, Friday and Saturdays only, beginning at 7:45pm; Dec. 19-23 everyday, beginning at 7:45pm
Santa Tuck-Ins at Hilton Alpharetta Atlanta. Have Santa & Mrs. Claus (and perhaps Mary the Elf) come tuck your children in at night with a Christmas Bedtime Story complete with Milk & Cookies and Keepsake Teddy Bear. Enjoy some one-on-one time with the jolly old elf, snap pictures and videos to share with friends and family to enjoy your memories for years to come. Exclusively available at the brand-new Hilton Alpharetta! *Guests must book Santa Tuck In package to be eligible for Santa Tuck In. DATES: Nov. 25-27, Dec. 2, 9, 11, 16-18, 2022
FONDUE WITH SANTA AT THE MELTING POT
Date: Dec. 10, 2022
Get into the holiday cheer at all four Atlanta area Melting Pot locations as they open early from 12:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. for a special cozy celebration of the holiday season.
Enjoy their exclusive Old St. Nick three-course special holiday menu, mocktails for Little Elves, plus a special visit from Santa!
SANTA TUCK-IN AT THE RITZ-CARLTON ATLANTA
DATES: Friday, December 9, 16; Saturday, December 10, 17; Thursday, December 22 from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m.
For families spending the night at The Ritz-Carlton, Atlanta, Saint Nicholas himself makes a personal appearance. Children will be thrilled to greet Santa at the door and discuss their wish lists as he tucks them in before bedtime.
Reservations required. Priced at $65 per child, $30 per each additional child. Six reservations per night.
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