In a typical year, Santa’s helpers can be found at malls, restaurants, and parks, happy to listen to your little ones Christmas lists and relay the message to the Big Guy, himself. But 2020 isn’t typical, and finding a Santa in Atlanta could be a little trickier than usual. The solution? Hire a Santa to head to your home, or park, or playground, and observe a socially distant visit with your elves. Keep reading for where to find a Santa for hire, below.

Santa Rick

Santa Rick is a Santa Claus for hire in metro Atlanta, as well as throughout Georgia and the Southeastern United States. Available for private parties, events, home visits, photos, parades, and even for special deliveries, you can count on Santa Rick to be just the jolly ole' elf you need this season.

Extra Nice: With any Santa Rick booking, you can also hire live reindeer (with or without sleigh), balloonists and face painters, Christmas carolers, a Santa chair or bench, and photographers (who can print “on the spot” souvenir photos, or provide digital downloads).

404-936-2888
Online: santarick.com

photo: The Real Black Santa

The Real Black Santa

The Real Black Santa is taking virtual visits to a whole new level this holiday season, bringing Christmas cheer and joy to your family through the computer. Partnering with Jinglering, you can celebrate the Christmas season with The Real Black Santa safely in today's new norm.

678-753-4441
Online: therealblacksanta.com

Santa Willie

Santa Willie is a performing Santa for hire that will bring the spirit and excitement of the holiday season to any special event in your home or office. Santa Willie performs primarily in the East Cobb, North Atlanta area but will travel to locations in the Greater Atlanta and North Georgia area.

Extra Nice: In small group, home visits, Santa Willie does not require children to wear a mask; however, he has his favorite festive ones to don to keep everyone comfortable. He also disinfects his suit and brings extra pairs of gloves everywhere he goes. Be sure to talk to him about your Covid precaution needs, and he's happy to accomodate. 

404-834-2696
Online: santawilliega.com

Sugar Hill Santa

Santa Jeaux has a summer home in Sugar Hill, Georgia, so when he's. not at the North Pole it's easy to find him in the Atlanta metro area. At his home visits, children of all ages will be delighted with his Christmas stories, songs and a bit of Christmas magic. And won’t they be surprised and excited to find out that he knows their names, the names of their pets, school teachers and even their personal elves?!

Extra Nice: As part of a home visit, Santa Jeaux can be booked to eat dinner with the family, all the while spreading the joy of the season with the children. At the end of the meal, when mom says that she forgot to fix a dessert, Santa Jeaux can come to the rescue with the ingredients for making and decorating Christmas cookies with your children.

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Online: sugarhillsanta.com

photo: St. Nick Express

St. Nick Express

At St. Nick Express, portraying Santa is a family tradition. This particular St. Nick learned the traditions of feeding reindeer, making toys and wrapping presents from his dad and uncle, who both also portrayed Santa. For families looking for authenticity, this Santa is also a member of the Order of Real Bearded Santas.

706-499-6363
Online: stnickexpress.com

Santa Martin

Santa Martin is available for home events, including cookies with Santa, breakfasts with Santa, and parties. He's also available for special "Sneak Peaks," where your kids can catch a glimpse of him placing their gifts under the tree.

Extra Nice: Add a special treat to your holiday event and include Mrs. Claus! She is such a big help to Santa and loves children of all ages. Mrs. Claus is also available without Santa for private bookings such as storytelling and photo shoots.

678-777-7627
Online: santamartin.com

Featured photo courtesy of iStock.

—Shelley Massey

 

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