Breakfast with Santa and Other Things to Do in Atlanta This Weekend

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It's the most wonderful time of the year!

Hey there, Atlanta! We hope you had the best weekend giving thanks with those you love. And now, we’re back to do what weΒ love… bring you all the best things to do in Atlanta this weekend!

This last month of the year is sure to fly by, and we don’t want you to miss a minute of it. That’s why we’re giving you everything you need to plan out your holiday season. Keep reading to see all of the top things we’re talking about this week! Don’t forget to check back as we continue to add new exciting event announcements.Β 

Pro tip:Β if you’d rather skip the Santa talk and get straight to the tickets for the SEC Championship game this weekend… scroll to the bottom for our sports section!

But first... breakfast!

Pancakes and waffles and bacon… oh my! Let’s begin by getting ready for these Breakfast with Santa Events in Atlanta (Be sure to scroll left to right to see more events!)

Staff Top Picks this Weekend:

Season on the Square

Season On The Square Breakfast With Santa And Other Things To Do In Atlanta This Weekend 2022

Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta is hosting a full day of family fun, in lieu of their annual parade. Attendees can still expect bands and dancing, an ice skating rink in Colony Square, and a tree lighting to kick off the season!

Event Details
πŸ—“ Dec 4 | 10:00am–7:00pm
πŸ“ Colony Square
🎟️  Free

Santa on the Square

Santa On The Square Breakfast With Santa And Other Things To Do In Atlanta This Weekend 2022

Another annual tree lighting is happening this weekend! Marietta will have festivities including a Santa letter-writing station, a festival of trees, and of course.. Santa’s grand entrance!

Event Details
πŸ—“ Dec 2 | 4:00pm–8:00pm
πŸ“ Glover Park
🎟️  Free

More Events this Weekend in Atlanta


A Christmas Carol

This time-honored tradition will always be a top pick on our list! ‘A Christmas Carol’ in theater is sure to bring joy to even the Scroogiest of hearts. Sit back and relax as you watch old Ebenezer learn his life lessons of past, present, and future!Β 

We’ve picked out some showings for this weekend, but if your days are already jam-packed, be sure to check out Ticket Network for some more upcoming show dates throughout December.

Event Details
πŸ—“ Dec 1 | 7:30pm
πŸ—“ Dec 2 | 7:30pm
πŸ—“ Dec 3 | 8:00pm
πŸ—“ Dec 4 | 2:30pm, 8:00pm
πŸ—“ Dec 5 | 2:30pm, 7:30pm

πŸ“Alliance Theatre
🎟️ Starting at $137


Artists & Fleas at Ponce City Market

Spend this Saturday at one of our favorite shopping centers, Ponce City Market. The BeltLine Shed will house handcrafted collections by local artisans and makers. This market also features curators, who bring together some of the best pieces to provide you with the most unique finds. Whether you’re looking for vintage fashion pieces to add to your winter wardrobe, or need something cool and crafty for gift-giving, Artists and Fleas has the perfect hidden gems you need.

Event Details
πŸ—“ Dec 4 | 11:00am–5:00pm
πŸ“Ponce City Market
🎟️ Free entry

Want more local shopping this weekend? Head to these Holiday Markets in Atlanta:

(Don’t forget to scroll left to right to see them all!)


Hops & Flow Beer Yoga at Eventide Brewing

We all know that yoga pants were invented for two things– exercisingΒ andΒ relaxing. This weekend, let’s put ours to good use and do a little bit of both! Eventide Brewing is hosting a 60-minute yoga class that is designed for all experience levels. Your ticket covers the class plus your first beer. We love the vibes at this brewery and are sure you’ll want to stay for more! Right now, we’re loving the Midnight Hour. The hint of chocolate in this dark lager makes it the perfect sip of the season!

Event Details
πŸ—“ Dec 4 | 11:30am–12:30pm
πŸ“ Eventide Brewing
🎟️  $15.00

Looking for more events like Hops & Flow Beer Yoga? Try these:

Goat Yoga | Dec 4
Muscles ‘N Mimosas | Dec 4
Goat Yoga with Santa | Dec 18

Craft Cider and Donut Pairing

Ciders seem to fit perfectly with the winter season, and Atlanta Hard Cider is kicking it up a notch this weekend with a sweet & savory cider and donut pairing! Sample their delicious cider selection with a side of donut that has been thoughtfully selected to please the palate. Tickets will get you the following four pairings:

  • JalapeΓ±o Donut paired with Honey Bee Cider
  • Herb & Cheddar Donut with Sorta Sweet Cider
  • Bacon Donut with RosΓ© Cider
  • Brown Sugar & Cinnamon Donut with Crisp Apple Cider

We can’t even guess which one will be our favorite, they all sound like 10s. Make sure to reserve your spot today; you can pay for your pairing when you arrive at the cidery!

If you’re looking for more ways to satisfy your sweet tooth, make sure you spend some time in our Guide to Sweets in this city!

Event Details
πŸ—“ Dec 4 | 12:00pm–3:00pm
πŸ—“ Dec 5 | 12:30pm–3:00pm
πŸ“ Atlanta Hard Cider
🎟️  $20.00


More Things to Do in Atlanta this Weekend:

Plan ahead with our top pick for next weekend: HOLIDAY HOOPSGIVING 2021

Speaking of sports... here are the sporting events going on in Atlanta this weekend:

2021 SEC Championship Tailgate Party

Event Details
πŸ—“ Dec 4 | 1:00pm–8:00pm
πŸ“ 507 Mitchell St SW
🎟️  $75.00

2021 SEC Football Championship: Georgia Bulldogs vs Alabama Crimson Tide

Event Details
πŸ—“ Dec 4 | 4:00pm
πŸ“ Mercedes-Benz Stadium
🎟️  $399.00+

Atlanta Falcons vs. Tampa Bay Buccaneers

Event Details
πŸ—“ Dec 5 | 1:00pm
πŸ“ Mercedes-Benz Stadium
🎟️  $80.00+

Ready for the rest of the season? We’ve got your tickets to the upcoming Lions and Saints games!

Atlanta Hawks vs. Charlotte Hornets

Event Details
πŸ—“ Dec 5 | 6:00pm
πŸ“ State Farm Arena
🎟️  $26.00+


We went to Stone Mountain Christmas last weekend and had SNOW much fun! Don’t forget, you can check out more holiday events like this in our Holiday Events Guide!

And as another reminder– don’t do anything we wouldn’t do! (But lucky for you, we’re always out in the city doing all of the things on this list.) Follow us on Instagram and Facebook to keep up with our adventures.Β 

Whew, we are EXHAUSTED from bringing you all of the best things to do in Atlanta this weekend! We’ve got to go rest up to get ready for all of the upcoming excitement– we hope to see you out there! Until next week, Atlanta.

Sarah Dillard

Sarah Dillard

Sarah is a UNATION team member and author of the Stuff to Do City Guide. For more insight on the best events and things to do near you, subscribe for updates and follow be sure to follow us on social!