Santa Claus is Coming to Cobb County, Georgia

The holiday season is in full swing and Santa is making his way through Atlanta collecting lists. We have nailed down his schedule and have created the ultimate list of Santa sightings this holiday season! Use this guide to capture sweet moments with St. Nick from Acworth to Vinings until Christmas Eve!

Avenue East Cobb Santa


Create magical memories with your loved ones at Avenue East Cobb. Every Thursday December 2-23, children can enjoy unique experiences with Santa at participating retailers from 5-7 p.m. Climb aboard the Avenue Express on Fridays and Saturdays from 2-6 p.m. and join Santa for a magical train ride. Advance ticket purchase will be required for these events.

4475 Roswell Road, Marietta, GA


Celebrate the holidays with Santa and Mrs. Claus at The Avenue West Cobb. They are bringing the Christmas spirit on Wednesdays December 1, 15, and 22 from 5 to 7 p.m. Be sure to bring a camera so you can capture with the life-size snow globe, live music, and St. Nick!

3625 Dallas Highway, Marietta, GA


Santa Claus is coming to town! The Man in the Red Suit will make his annual appearance at The Battery Atlanta to accept children’s letters and pose for pictures on select days, November 26-December 24. Families can also stop by for special events, including Santa Paws nights and Sensitive Santa mornings. For more information for all types of photo sessions offered, please visit

800 Battery Avenue SE, Atlanta, GA


‘Tis the season! If you’re looking for a fun and festive way to celebrate the holiday season in Atlanta, look no further — Cumberland Mall is offering photos with Santa Thursday, December 2 through Friday, December 24! Santa’s helpers have been working hard decking the halls, so don’t miss out! Take photos with Santa and create magical moments for you and your family. Reservations are encouraged.

2860 Cumberland Mall SE, Atlanta, GA

santa kennesaw


The City of Kennesaw will usher in the holiday season on Saturday, December 5, from 2–7 p.m in historic downtown Kennesaw. Enjoy a full day of events including a parade, snow slide, stage performances, a vendor market, and Christmas tree lighting ceremony! Photos with Santa will be available on a first come, first serve basis.

2828 Cherokee Street NW, Kennesaw, GA


Celebrate Christmas in Acworth on Saturday, December 4 and December 11. Santa will visit downtown Acworth from 1 to 5 p.m. to take pictures with families. Pictures are free of charge, but be sure to bring your own camera as no photographer will be on site.

4815 S Main Street, Acworth, GA

Marietta Square Market

Saint Nick will be visiting the Market on Wednesday, December 1 from 4-7 p.m. and Saturday, December 4 from 1-5 p.m. Groups or individuals must reserve a five minute time slot in advance for $10. Two digital photos will be supplied from the photographer. Prints will be available at an additional charge. Click here to reserve your spot.

68 North Marietta Pkwy, Marietta, GA

Santa Marietta Square


Santa heads to Marietta Square on December 3 and will be staying in his workshop at The Marietta Museum of History for the remainder of the season. Schedule a visit to Santa’s Workshop on select dates in December and get your photo taken. Then visit the shops and restaurants surrounding the square for fun holiday gifts, delicious food, and hot drinks.

1 Depot Street, Marietta, GA

Santa at six flags


Six Flags Over Georgia is bringing the North Pole to Austell beginning Saturday, November 20! There are many exciting, fun-filled holiday activities waiting at this winter wonderland. Walk through a beautiful canopy of lights, ornamented garlands, snow machines and a 20 foot Christmas tree to the Santa Photo Experience. Be sure to check out their Christmas stage shows to get the whole family in the holiday spirit.

275 Riverside Parkway, Austell, GA

Taylor-Brawner House

The Smyrna Optimists Club has arranged for Cobb County kids to meet and greet with Santa at the Taylor-Brawner House on select days from December 3-21. This annual fundraising event benefits the Smyrna Safety Foundation’s “Shop With a Hero” program.

3182 Atlanta Road, Smyrna, GA

Town Center at Cobb

Santa will be available for photos and visits, November 12-December 24 in Center Court. Choose between three photo packages ranging from $30-$40. Reservations are recommended but not mandatory. As an added bonus, every “Holiday Dream” photo package includes a personalized phone call as a gift-with-purchase from Santa this season.To schedule your reservation, please visit click here.

400 Ernest Barrett Parkway, Kennesaw, GA

Santa Vinings


Get ready to ring in the holiday season with Vinings’ oldest holiday tradition, the Vinings Jubilee Christmas Tree Lighting! This annual event is back Thursday, December 2 from 6 to 8 p.m. and free to attend. Festivities include 1940’s style carolers, train rides, ornament decorating, a jazz band performance, face painting, and of course, photos with the big man himself – Santa Claus! There will be hand sanitizing stations, and masks and social distancing are encouraged.

4300 Paces Ferry Road, Atlanta, GA

Need more yuletide inspiration? To see all of what Cobb County has to offer during the holiday season, click here. Don’t forget to share sweet photos of your holiday festivities with us by using #AtlantasSweetSpot and #HolidaysInCobb on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter. Your photo could be featured on our social media pages!