Santa’s Arrival in Atlanta Area Mall for 2012

Santa's Arrival at Atlanta Malls

Santa’s Arrival in Atlanta guide is here!

Christmas decorating is in full displayed all around the stores so there is no doubt that we are in full mode of Holiday season.

Santa’s Arrival is a fun event that marks the beginning of the fun holiday season. Here is our roundup on where you can greet Santa as he arrives to local malls around Atlanta area. Stay tuned for our post on where you can have your photo with Santa!

Santa’s Arrival Events in the Atlanta Area Malls


Santa’s Arrival Santabration @ Mall of Georgia

Join Mall of Georgia for the Annual Santabration. Event includes the Christmas Parade, Tree Lighting and special Movie Under the Stars screening of Elf all occurring at the Village Amphitheatre. Guests are invited to come early to take advantage of the fantastic shopping and grab a bite to eat. Don’t forget to bring your lawn chairs or blankets. Performances by Academy of Performing Arts and Gwinnett Ballet along with Radio Disney.

Place: Mall of Georgia, 3333 BUFORD DR, BUFORD, GA 30519
Date: November 10, 2012 (Saturday)
Time: 5 pm
Cost: FREE

Santa’s Arrival @ Sugarloaf Mills Mall

Santa Claus is coming to town and will set up shop at Sugarloaf Mills, the largest outlet and value retail shopping destination in the state. Atlanta-area kids and parents are invited to get into the spirit of the holidays at the SimonKidgits Club’s® Santa Saturday celebration on Saturday, November 10 at 8:30 a.m. in the AMC Theatre Court. During this festive event, children will write letters to Santa and take part in seasonal crafts.

To extend children’s cherished visit with Santa Claus, the man in red himself will lead little ones in a parade through the mall, ending at The Children’s Place Outlet, where families will enjoy various holiday-inspired offerings and exclusive in-store discounts. Plus, kids will have the chance to visit Santa for a highly-anticipated and beloved holiday photo opportunity at the Santa set.

Place: Sugarloaf Mills Mall, 5900 SUGARLOAF PKWY, LAWRENCEVILLE, GA 30043
Date: November 10, 2012 (Saturday)
Time: 8:30am
Cost: FREE

Santa’s Arrival – Santa Saturday @ Town Center at Cobb

Kidgits and The Children’s Place team up to bring you the most anticipated event of the year…Santa Saturday! Kidgits members will delight in the magic of the season with fun holiday activities and giveaways, a parade led by Santa himself and an ornament making craft and visits from Santa at The Children’s Place. The festivities start at 8:30am in Center Court on November 10.

Place: Town Center at Cobb, 400 Ernest Barrett Pkwy. NW, Kennesaw, GA
Date: November 10, 2012 (Saturday)
Time: 8:30am
Cost: FREE

Santa’s Arrival @ Bass Pro Shop

Enjoy special preview night of Santa’s Wonderland at Bass Pro Shop with Santa’s arrival, magical tree lighting, carolers, free crafts and free cookies.

Place: Bass Pro Shop, 5900 Sugarloaf Parkway, Lawrenceville, GA 30043
Date: November 10, 2012 (Saturday)
Time: 5pm
Cost: FREE (plus free photo with Santa from 6pm – 8pm). See site for more detail.

Santa’s Arrival Parade @ North Point Mall

The parade is North Point Mall’s gift to our customers – young and old! This is fun for every age! Join us for North Point Mall’s annual Santa’s Arrival and Parade – Sunday, November 11th, at 2:00 p.m. Santa will arrive at the food court and travel throughout the mall! We look forward to seeing you there!

Place: North Point Mall, 1000 North Point Circle, Alpharetta, GA
Date: November 11, 2012 (Sunday)
Time: 2 pm
Cost: FREE

Santa’s Arrival & Tree Lighting @ The Avenue Forsyth

Enjoy complimentary children’s activities, horse drawn carriage rides and storytime with Mrs. Claus. Be the first to greet Santa when he arrives at 6PM to magically light the tree.

Place: The Avenue Forsyth, 410 Peachtree Parkway, Cumming, GA 30041
Date: November 17, 2012 (Saturday)
Time: 3pm – 6pm
Cost: FREE

Santa’s Arrival @ Northlake Mall

Usher in the holiday season and help us welcome Santa to his workshop on the lower level of Northlake Mall’s Center Court with the help of the Radio Disney, DeKalb County Fire & Rescue, Lakeside High School Marching Band, Color Guard and other special guests.

Place: Northlake Mall, 4800 Briarcliff Rd., Atlanta, GA
Date: November 17, 2012 (Saturday)
Time: 11 am – 1 pm
Cost: FREE

Santa’s Arrival @ Green Briar Mall

He’s Back!!  Greenbriar Mall naturally bearded African American Santa!  He arrives via parade Saturday, November 17 at 1pm beginning in the mall’s South parking lot.  Come and see local community groups and bands perform.  Great time for the entire family!  Performances will beginning immediately following the parade at 2pm at the Burlington stage.

Place: Green Briar Mall, 2841 Greenbriar Parkway SW, Atlanta, GA 30331
Date: November 17, 2012 (Saturday)
Time: 1 pm
Cost: FREE

Santa’s Arrival @ North Dekalb Mall

Enjoy the holiday season with the big arrival of Santa along with music from local bands. Local School Bands, Choirs and Musical Groups will fill the air with Holiday sounds!.

Place: North Dekalb Mall, ​2050 Lawrenceville Highway, Decatur, Georgia 30033
Date: November 23, 2012 (Friday)
Time: 10am
Cost: FREE