Breakfast With Santa in Atlanta: Christmas in Atlanta 2013

Enjoying breakfast with Santa Atlanta has become a tradition for many families in Atlanta.  During the holiday season many schools host Breakfast with Santa events for kids and their parents. But if your kids are too young for school or your school doesn’t have any Breakfast with Santa, no worries. There are plenty of Breakfast with Santa events in the Atlanta area for every budget- from FREE to the luxurious, we have a selection to fit any budget.

Don’t forget to check out other holiday fun guides in Atlanta: Holiday light displays in Atlanta and outdoor ice skating rinks in Atlanta.

Breakfast with Santa in Atlanta 2013

Breakfast with Santa and Mrs. Claus @ Alpharetta

The Alpharetta Recreation and Parks Department is sponsoring “Breakfast with Santa and Mrs. Claus” on Saturday, December 14, 2013, from 8:30am to 10:30am at the Alpharetta Adult Activity Center at North Park.  This is a FREE annual event, but pre-registration is required by December 5.

Place: Breakfast with Santa Alpharetta, Alpharetta Adult Activity Center at North Park, Alpharetta, GA
Phone: 678-297-6140 or email at activeadulta@alpharetta.ga.us
Date: December 14, 2013 (Pre-registration is required by Thursday, December 5th.)
Time: 8:30 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.
Cost: FREE but all children are encouraged to bring a new unwrapped gift for a local donation


Breakfast with Santa @ Sandy Creek Nature Center, Athens

Join Santa for breakfast, and enjoy crafts and activities for children as well as your chance to talk to Jolly Old St. Nick (photo included).Children under 13 must be accompanied by an adult.

Place: Breakfast with Santa Athens, Sandy Creek Nature Center, Athens, GA
Phone: 706-613-3615, ext. 0
Date: December 7, 2013 (Pre-registration is required )
Time: 8:30 a.m. – 8:45am; 9:00-9:45am; or 10:00-10:45am
Cost: Cost per participant is $5 Athens-Clarke County resident; $7 Non-resident


Breakfast with the Grinch @ Rocksprings Park, Athens

Anyone can have breakfast with Santa, but for a unique experience, let’s have Breakfast with The Grinch. Our annual holiday breakfast will include breakfast, a visit with The Grinch himself, a Whoville craft and plenty of photo opportunities, so bring your cameras! New this year, prizes awarded for the best themed costume! Breakfast will be served from 9:30-10:00 a.m.,. the Grinch will be available for photos 10:00 – 10:30 a.m. Registration required byMonday, December 2.

Place: Breakfast with Grinch Athens, Rocksprings Park, Athens, GA
Phone: 706-613-3602
Date: December 14, 2013 (Pre-registration is required by December 2)
Time: 9:30 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.
Cost: $5 ACC resident; $8 Non-resident; $3 per adult


Breakfast with Santa @ Memorial Park, Athens

Join St. Nick for breakfast, and enjoy crafts & activities for children as well as your chance to talk to Kris Kringle himself! (Photo included). Pre-registration required by December 11. Space is limited to 40 people per session. Children under 10 must be accompanied by an adult.

Place: Breakfast with Santa Athens, Memorial Park, Athens, GA
Phone: 706-613-3580
Date: December 14, 2013 (Pre-registration is required )
Time:  9:00-9:45am; or 10:00-10:45am
Cost: $5 Athens-Clarke County resident; $8 Non-resident


Breakfast with Santa @ The Classic Center, Athens

Families can enjoy a special breakfast with Santa and other holiday characters on Saturday, Dec. 14 or Saturday, Dec. 21 at 9 a.m.Tickets are $20 per person. Breakfast with Santa is part of Christmas at The Classic Center, a fun filled festival from Dec. 14-22 featuring ice skating, a festival of trees, pictures with Santa, Santa’s workshop full of kid crafts and lots more!

Place: Breakfast with Santa Athens, The Classic Center, Athens, GA
Phone: 706-357-4444 or visit www.classiccenter.com
Date: December 14 & 21, 2013
Time: 9:00a.m.
Cost: Tickets are $20 per person


Breakfast with Santa @ ONE. midtown kitchen, Atlanta

ONE.midtown kitchen is hosting the big man himself for breakfast.  This annual event allows your little ones some quality time with Santa to share their lists and a meal.

Before arriving, all tots need to get their Christmas lists together and bring a camera to snap a photo with Santa!

Breakfast with Santa will include a buffet of: Sliced Fresh Fruit, Scrambled Eggs, Crispy Bacon, Turkey Sausage, Potato Hash, Ham & Cheese Croissants, Chicken Waldorf Salad, Chicken Fingers and French Toast Bites.  Price includes breakfast buffet as well as juice and coffee; does not include tax and gratuity.

Place: ONE. midtown kitchen, 559 Dutch Valley Road, Atlanta, GA 30324
Phone:  404.892.4111
Date: December 7, 2013
Time: Reservations are required and are available at: 9 a.m., 10 a.m.,11 a.m. and 12 p.m.; call for reservations
Cost: $25 for adults and $15 for children;  kids under 1 year old are free


Tea with Santa @ The Ritz-Carlton, Buckhead

Tea with Santa is the time-honored setting for generations of Atlantans celebrating the season. Santa oversees the festivities, including musical entertainment and caroling by the Dickens Singers.

Place: Breakfast with Santa the Ritz-Carlton, 3434 Peachtree Road, N.E., Atlanta, Georgia 30326 USA
Phone: (404) 240-7035
Date: Friday, Saturday and Sunday from November 29 to December 22; and Monday December 23, 2013
Time: Seatings at 1:30pm, 2;30pm and 3;30pm
Cost: Call for more information


Breakfast with Santa @ Chick-a-Biddy- Atlantic Station, Atlanta

It’s time to get in the holiday spirit. Chick-a-Biddy, the farm-fresh concept in Atlantic Station from Chef Shaun Doty, has announced it will host its inaugural Breakfast with Santa event on Sunday, December 8 from 9 to 10:30 a.m. In addition to the hearty breakfast, adults and children alike will enjoy a meet-and-greet with Santa Claus and each guest will take home a souvenir photo that is printed on-site.

Assorted pastries, chocolate-covered croissants and holiday treats.  Choice of juice, coffee or tea.

Choice of:

  • Ham and Cheese Quiche, Fruit
  • Chicken Cheddar Biscuit, Home Fries
  • Challah French Toast, Honey Butter, Steen’s Cane Syrup, Bacon

Place: Breakfast with Santa, Atlantic Station Chick-a-Biddy, Atlanta, GA
Phone: 404.588.1888 or visit info@chickabiddyatl.com
Date: December 8, 2013 (Sunday)
Time: 9:00a.m.
Cost: Tickets are $25 per person


Breakfast with Santa @ Christmas at Callanwolde, Atlanta

A delight for children and parents, you’ll enjoy the spirit of the holiday season in the festively decorated Callanwolde mansion. Featuring kid-friendly breakfast from Chick-fil-A, live entertainment and admission to tour the decorated home. Don’t forget your camera to capture those picture-perfect moments when Santa arrives and children share their secret wish lists. Doors open at 8:30am.  Open seating.

Place: Christmas at Callanwolde, 980 Briarcliff Road, NE, Atlanta, Georgia 30306
Phone: 404-872-5338
Date: Saturday, December 7, 2013
Time: 9 AM- 10:30am
Cost: $20 Adults; $20 Children (Includes general admission). Tickets by advance reservation only.
Children taking a seat are charged full-price admission.

“The included tour of the mansion and live entertainment makes it worth the additional cost.” -David Bakke, Money Crashers


Breakfast with Santa @ Osteria 832, Atlanta

Join us at the 11th annual Breakfast with Santa benefiting our neighborhood fire stations!  Tickets sell-out quickly every year, so purchase your tickets soon before they’re gone.

Ticket includes digital photo with Santa, goodies for the kids and a delicious breakfast of pancakes, eggs and chicken sausage.  Meet our neighborhood fire-fighters & watch Santa arrive on a real fire truck!

100% of ticket sales will be donated to the fire stations that keep our neighborhoods safe: Virginia Highland station 19 (Atlanta’s oldest) and Grant Park station 10.  This event has raised over $50,000 for our neighborhood heroes!

Place: Breakfast with Santa Osteria 832, 832 N. Highland Ave., Atlanta, GA 30306
Phone: 404.262.3336
Date: December 14, 2013
Time: 8:30am, 10:000am, or 11:30am
Cost: $22.76 per person. All ages including infants must have a ticket to enter since this is a fundraiser for our neighborhood fire-fighters.


Breakfast with Santa @ Lake Lanier Islands, Buford

Everyone is invited to Legacy Lodge to enjoy breakfast with Santa this holiday season! From 9am until noon, enjoy a delicious breakfast buffet at Windows Restaurant and visit with Mr. & Mrs. Claus.

Place: Breakfast with Santa Lake Lanier Islands, Lake Lanier Islands Resort, 7000 Lanier Islands Parkway, Buford, GA
Date: November 30 – December 1st, 7th – 8th, 14th – 24th, 2013
Time: 9 AM – Noon
Cost: $15.95* Adults; $13.95* Seniors; $7.95* Children (10 and under)


Breakfast with Santa @ Mall of Georgia, Buford

December 7. From 8:30-10 a.m. in the Food Court, attendees can enjoy holiday crafts, breakfast and personal time with Santa himself!  Free breakfast for Simon Kidgits Club Members, while supplies last.  Breakfast for non-members costs $5, which includes an annual Simon Kidgits Club membership. Please RSVP by November 29. Please email mmr4852@simon.com or call 678-482-2365.

Place: Breakfast with Santa Mall of Georgia, Mall of Georiga, 3333 Buford Drive, Buford, GA
Date: December 7, 2013
Time: 8:30-10 a.m.
Cost: Free for Simon Kidgits Club Members, while supplies last.  Breakfast for non-members costs $5,


Breakfast with Santa @ Chamblee

Santa will visit City of Chamblee for the annual Christmas event.  Join us for breakfast at 8:00am, 9:00am, 10:00am, 11:00am, or 12:00 and enjoy:  breakfast and a photo with Santa, LIVE reindeer, Arts & crafts, story time, coloring, and letters to Santa.

Place: Breakfast with Santa Chamblee, Chamblee Civic Center located at 3540 Broad St., Chamblee Georgia
Phone: 770-986-5016
Date: December 14, 2013
Time: 8:00am, 9:00am, 10:00am, 11:00am, or 12:00
Cost: $5 per child includes photo and breakfast). Extra breakfasts are $2.  Reservations are required


Breakfast with Santa @ Decatur

Santa arrives on a City of Decatur fire truck and then the fun begins. Enjoy a delicious breakfast buffet and fill out those wish lists to share with Santa. Tickets are $12 for adults and $7 for children under 12. Only 300 tickets are available on a first come, first served basis.

Place: Breakfast with Santa Decatur, Courtyard Marriott Atlanta Downtown Decatur/Emory Conference Center, Decatur, Georgia
Phone: 404-371-8386
Date: December 14, 2013
Time: 8:00 AM – 10:00 AM
Cost: $12 for adults and $7 for children under 12


Breakfast with Santa @ Southeastern Railway Museum, Duluth

Enjoy breakfast with Santa in the most unique setting in metro Atlanta. Relax in the museum’s exhibit hall, enjoy a hayride and a train ride and generate memories to last a lifetime. 

This will consist of  breakfast with Santa, a craft , hayride to the train platform with Santa, and a train ride with Santa. The museum’s Christmas events are a fun activity for the whole family and to ensure that everyone can enjoy the experience, children are not allowed to attend without a paying adult for supervision. Children under 2 are free with a paying adult.

Options also exist for:

  • Lunch with Santa- for the same price on corresponding days at noon.
  • Polar Express Experience- Experience the movie like never before!  Watch the “Polar Express” in an authentic train car. This magical holiday tale tells of a young boy who still wants to believe in Santa even though his friends have “grown out of it”. His faith is rewarded when a steam train pulls up to his house and escorts him to the North Pole to meet Santa.  While watching the movie participants will experience some of what is happening on the screen!  Tickets are $20.00 per person (children under 2 Free with a paying adult) and includes cookies, hot chocolate and a special gift.

Place: Breakfast with Santa Duluth, 3595 Buford Hwy, Duluth, GA
Phone: 770-476-2013
Date: Nov 30; Dec 7, 14, 21, 2013
Time: 8:30am
Cost: $16 per person.


Breakfast with Santa @ Newtown Park, Johns Creek

Join Recreation & Parks for “Breakfast with Santa” on Saturday, Dec. 14 at the Newtown Park Community Clubhouse.

Enjoy music, gingerbread cookie decorating, holiday crafts, and have the opportunity to write a letter and hand-deliver it to Santa. Parents have an opportunity to take photos of their children with Santa.

Place: Breakfast with Santa Johns Creek, Park Place at Newton School, 3125 Old Alabama Road, Johns Creek, Georgia
Phone: 678-512-3200
Date: December 14, 2013 (Registration deadline is Dec 6)
Time: 1st seating from 9:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m. and second seating from 10:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m
Cost: $15 per resident child, and $22.50 per non-resident child. * Each child must be pre-registered and accompanied by an adult. No fees for adults but a limit of 2 adults per family.


Breakfast with Santa @ Gwinnett Historic Courthouse, Lawrenceville

Enjoy a delicious pancake breakfast with Santa Claus in the beautifully decorated Superior Court Ballroom. Kids will enjoy sing-a-long songs, crafts, and a keepsake photo, too!  All ages, $11/person (children 18 months and younger are free with a paid adult). Seating is limited, pre-registration required

Place: Breakfast with Santa Lawrenceville,  Gwinnett Historic Courthouse , 185 West Crogan St, L’ville, GA 30046
Phone: (770) 822-5450
Date: November 30, 2013
Time: 8:30 a.m.
Cost: $11 per resident. Advanced registration required.  Seating is limited, pre-registration required online at www.gwinnettparks.com with code: GHCH14509 or call.


Breakfast with Santa @ Lucky Shoals, Norcross

Bring your list and sit on Santa’s knee!  Kick off your holiday season with breakfast, jolly old elf, fun crafts, sharing your wish list and getting pictures with your favorite man in the red suit ~ Santa Claus himself!  Breakfast will be served until 10:30am or while supplies last!  Age 3-up; $5/person

Place: Breakfast with Santa Norcross, Lucky Shoals ParkComm.Rec.Ctr , 4651 Britt Rd, Norcross, GA 30071
Phone: (678) 277-0860
Date: December 7, 2013
Time: 9:00 a.m. – 10:30 a.m. or while supplies last
Cost: Age 3-up; $5/person; must pre-register by 12/2 here with code LSCC14343 or call


Breakfast with Santa @ Village Tavern, Alpharetta

Santa welcomes children to the restaurant after arriving on a fire truck.Guests will enjoy a delectable brunch featuring Village Tavern’s extensive menu including smoked salmon benedictbrie and bacon omelethuevos rancheroscorned beef hash and eggs,bananas foster waffle and stuffed French toast. Bloody Marys and mimosas will be available for adults.

Every child will meet Santa personally, presenting an ideal photo opportunity for parents who bring their cameras.  Santa will also read the timeless holiday tale, “The Night Before Christmas” at 11 a.m.

Place: Breakfast with Santa at Village Tavern, 11555 Rainwater Drive, Alpharetta, GA 30009
Phone: 770-777-5490 or www.villagetavern.com
Date: December 14 & 21, 2013
Time: 9:00am to 12:00pm
Cost: see website or call for more details


Breakfast with Santa @ Roswell

Enjoy brunch at the Mill and get your picture taken with Santa Claus! After brunch, show your brunch receipt and get a picture with Santa for a nominal fee.

Place: Breakfast with Santa Roswell, The Mill Kitchen and Bar, 590 Mimosa Blvd, Roswell, GA 30075
Phone: 770-817-9345 or www.themillkitchenandbar.com
Date: December 1, 2013
Time: 10:00 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.
Cost: see website or call for more details


Breakfast with Santa @ Stone Mountain Park

Share a morning meal with the big man himself! The ballroom festivities will include a gourmet breakfast buffet, free park admission, an all-attractions pass for the Park for each person ($27 value), a toy for each child, and an opportunity to meet and take pictures with Santa and his favorite elves. Special guest host is WSB traffic reporter Captain Herb Emory.

All proceeds benefit Friends of Disabled Adults and Children (FODAC).  Friends of Disabled Adults and Children (FODAC) helps the disabled of all ages regain their mobility, independence and quality of life. The non-profit organization provides more than $10 million annually in refurbished home medical equipment (HME) and home modifications in Georgia and across the United States, all at little or no cost to the recipients. A pioneer in re-use, FODAC keeps 200 tons of materials out of landfills each year by refurbishing and reissuing over 400 HME items every month, and is recognized nationally for best practices

Place: Breakfast with Santa Stone Mountain, Evergreen Marriott Conference Resort, 4201 Lakeview Drive, Stone Mountain, GA
Phone: 770-491-9014 or www.fodac.org/breakfast/
Date: December 1, 2013 (Advanced registration required)
Time: 10:00 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.
Cost: $30 for adults and $20 for children ages 5-11. (Children under 5 are free.) Online orders must be made no later than 4:30 p.m. Dec. 6, 2013)


Breakfast with Santa @ Ritz-Carlton Lodge, Reynolds Plantation

Children of all ages will delight in attending Breakfast with Santa where your child’s wish list can be shared with him personally. Young guests will enjoy a breakfast buffet featuring miniature pancakes, muffins, waffles and other pint-sized breakfast items. Holiday photographs with Santa will be available for an additional fee.

Place: Breakfast with Santa Reynolds Plantation, Ritz Carlton Lodge, Reynolds Plantation, Greensboro, GA
Phone: 706-467-0600 or www.RitzCarltonLodge.com
Date: November 30; December 7, 14 & 21 2013
Time: 8:30 a.m. – 11:30 p.m.
Cost: $38 for adults; $24 for children


Storytime and cupcake decorating with Mrs. Claus @ Callaway Gardens

Join Santa’s lovely bride for a fun hour of storytelling and cupcake decorating! Children also will make a bag of reindeer food to take home for Rudolph’s Christmas Eve visit. This event is designed for children ages 12 and younger, and at least one accompanying adult.

Place: Storytime with Mrs. Claus, Sweetbay (Inside the Mountain Creek Inn, Callaway Gardens, Pine Mountain, GA
Phone: 800-225-5292 or
Date: Saturdays, November 23 though December 21, 2013
Time: 1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.; 3:00pm-4:00pm
Cost: $10 per person; Ages 2 and younger: Free. Reservations required.

Comments

  1. Great list Amy! The prices are varied enough so it’s affordable for everyone.

  2. what an amazing list! I just booked a breakfast for my kids!

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  4. A great list of activities! One small correction: Breakfast with the Grinch at Rocksprings Park is in Athens, not Alpharetta, as indicated in the text and Breakfast with Santa at Sandy Creek Nature Center is scheduled for Saturday, December 7 not 17. Hope to see everyone at these great events.

    1. Lori McMillen Brown says:

      Thank you. Corrections have been made.