Santa is back at the North Pole. Check back in July when we will start taking reservations for the 2022 event.

A Holiday Tradition for Over 20 Years!
Rhodes Hall
1516 Peachtree Street, NW
Atlanta, GA 30309

See Santa in the Castle on Peachtree

Don’t miss out on this opportunity to introduce the children in your life (or yourself) to the magic of Santa at Rhodes Hall.

Skip the malls, avoid the long lines, and come to Rhodes Hall for a fun, easy and enjoyable Santa experience.

On weekends in late November and early December 2022, the “castle on Peachtree” will be transformed into a winter wonderland featuring personal appointments with Santa at Rhodes Hall.

Purchase a digital image to use in your family’s Christmas cards! Digital images will be emailed to you within 48 hours of your appointment.

Make a Reservation
Reserve your family’s appointment with Santa for only $50.

  • Includes photo session and a custom 5×7 portrait with Santa. You may bring your camera or video recorder for an additional $20 (payable at the event).
  • Each child will receive a Christmas goodie bag to take home.

Groups with more than four children should register for an additional time slot.

Want to make reservations with friends or family in the same time slot? Make multiple appointments in one transaction! Our website shows you how many spaces are available for each time slot and allows you to add multiple reservations in your shopping cart. To book multiple appointments, add one appointment to your cart. Then return to the calendar to add another.

Limited Spaces
Although we will have more time slots than we had last year, we will still have a limited number of spaces compared to previous years.

Thanks to you and your families, Santa at Rhodes Hall has become one of Atlanta’s most popular Christmas traditions, oftentimes selling out each year. We greatly appreciate your past support and hope to see you again this holiday season. All proceeds benefit the Georgia Trust for Historic Preservation’s mission to reuse, reinvest, and revitalize Georgia’s historic resources.

Safety Measures

The Georgia Trust will be following CDC recommendations and will continue to monitor changes throughout the year and will adjust as necessary. Please see below for measures that the Georgia Trust will be taking to ensure the safety of our staff, Santa and participating families.

Santa and all Georgia Trust staff are fully vaccinated.

  • The Georgia Trust for Historic Preservation will require that a waiver of liability must be signed prior to entry to Rhodes Hall.
  • Santa at Rhodes Hall will be limiting the amount of appointments offered per time slot.
  • The Georgia Trust will offer a modified layout for Santa at Rhodes Hall to allow for social distancing, including limiting each appointment to immediate family only (parents/guardians, siblings), using multiple entrances and exits to discourage crowded waiting areas, and eliminating food and craft stations.
  • Mandatory masks for all staff and volunteers.
  • Masks will be required while waiting for your appointment. Masks are not required for photo with Santa. *Children under the age of 2 are exempt.
  • Hand sanitizing stations will be provided. Sanitizing is required prior to visit with Santa.
    Staff and volunteers will clean and disinfect frequently touched surfaces within Rhodes Hall between uses as much as possible.
  • Cash will not be accepted for merchandise purchases. Credit card and check will be accepted.

*These precautions may be adjusted as CDC guidelines continue to change.

Pet Night

Pet Night is a one-night only personal appointment with Santa at Rhodes Hall for your pets. As long as your pets are friendly and well behaved, they’re invited! Both children and pets are allowed in pictures. This is a pets-required event, so guests without pets should reserve a regular Santa appointment. Pet Night is $40 per family. All proceeds benefit the Georgia Trust for Historic Preservation.

Know Before You Go

  • If you have a fever (100.4 or over), cough, shortness of breath or have been exposed to someone with COVID-19, please do not come in for your appointment.
  • If you need to change or cancel your appointment, please contact Brittany Darlington, Director of Special Events, at We are not able to offer refunds within 72 hours of your scheduled appointment.
  • All appointments must be pre-registered. We do not accept walk-up registrations.
  • Families attending together should book separate appointments. Each time slot offers up to 4 appointments so you should not have a problem reserving appointments in the same time slot.
  • If you wish to take a group photograph with multiple families, you must register for an additional appointment. If you need assistance coordinating registration for multiple families, please contact Director of Special Events at
  • All changes or cancellations must be requested via e-mail, Due to our busy Santa schedule, we are not available by phone.
  • If you need to reschedule your appointment with Santa, we will do our best to reschedule. Please keep in mind that we can only reschedule an appointment if we have an available time slot.
  • Each time slot accommodates up to 4 appointments.
  • If you wish to use your own camera, you may bring your own for an additional $20 fee payable at the event. This includes cameras, video equipment, phones, and other technology.

Help making a reservation
For more information about booking your family’s appointment with Santa, contact our Special Events Department at or 404-885-7812.

Changing a reservation
To make changes to your reservation, contact the Special Events Manager at or 404-885-7812. No changes or refunds will be given within 72 hours of your appointment.

Interested in sponsoring this magical event? Contact Brittany Darlington at or 404-885-7812.

Want to volunteer for this magical event?
Contact or 404-885-7812.