Lenox Square Announces Santa’s Arrival and Holiday Programming

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Make Magical Memories This Holiday Season


ATLANTA – Nov. 9 - Lenox Square is excited to announce its 2023 lineup of holiday events.


“We are delighted to support a number of nonprofit organizations such as Livable Buckhead as well as the arts community this year through our holiday event programing,” said Robin Suggs, general manager of Lenox Square.


  • The holidays kick-off at Lenox Square with the Arrival of Santa Claus on Thursday, Nov. 16 at 2 p.m.
  • Families are invited to visit Santa on the Mall Level in Macy’s Court and get their photos taken as part of the Santa Photo Experience from Nov. 16 through Dec. 24: open Monday – Saturday from 11 a.m.-7 p.m. and Sunday from 12-6 p.m.
  • Reservations are encouraged. Make Santa photo reservations here.


  • Lenox Square Black Friday Weekend Extravaganza: Make magical memories.

Track our Holiday Deals here.

  • Shopping hours: Friday, Nov. 24: 6 a.m. – 9 p.m.

             Saturday, Nov. 25: 10 a.m. – 8 p.m.

             Sunday, Nov. 26: 12 p.m. – 7 p.m.

  • Atlanta Ballet 2 Performance – Saturday, Nov. 25 at 6 p.m.
    • Watch a special complimentary 30-minute performance of Atlanta Ballet 2 including excerpts from The Nutcracker – Mall Level.
  • Story Time with Santa – Sunday, Nov. 26 from 12-1 p.m.
  • Families can enjoy refreshments and children can jumpstart their holiday season with Santa reading holiday classics for kids.
  • Live Reindeer with Santa’s Sleigh - Photo Opportunity:
    • Sunday, Nov. 26 from 1-3 p.m.
    • Snap a photo with Santa’s sleigh and two of his reindeer outside Lenox Square’s main entrance.


  • Veterans and First Responders Family Day with Santa – Saturday, Dec. 2
  • 10 a.m. - 3 p.m. The first 30 active members of the military, veterans and first responders - who show valid ID – can enjoy this reserved time window to visit Santa with their family and receive complimentary photos with Santa.


  • Caring Santa® – Sunday, Dec. 3 from 9-10:30 a.m.
    • Caring Santa events provide a private Santa visit and photo opportunity for children and adults with special needs – with their families.
    • Visit Lenox Square on the Mall Level in Macy’s Court.


  • Hot Chocolate Crawl – Saturday, Dec. 9 from 5:30-8:30 p.m.
    • Fuel your shopping fun and join us for Livable Buckhead’s free annual Hot Chocolate Crawl. The event kicks-off outside Lenox Square’s main entrance. Attendees can enjoy complimentary hot chocolate and appetizers, a free memento and live music. Lenox Square is the proud sponsor of the Hot Chocolate Crawl throughout Buckhead.
    • Hot chocolate crawlers can visit our sister property, Phipps Plaza, to enjoy four additional stops including Alon’s Bakery, Citizens Market, the A/C Hotel and NOBU Hotel & Restaurant.


  • Pet Photos with Santa – Sunday, Dec. 10 from 6-7:30 p.m.
    • This event allows visitors to take photos with their beloved pets and Santa. Bring your “photo-friendly” pet to meet Santa on the Mall Level in Macy’s Court to make magical memories this holiday season! Use the main entrance to access the event.


  • Mirror Ballerinas, Saturday, Dec. 23 from 2-8 p.m.
    • Join us for an afternoon of last-minute shopping and entertainment as mirror ballerinas dazzle shoppers in the luxury wing at Lenox Square.


Visit Lenox Square News and Events for more information.


Media Access On-site: Please contact us to arrange covering any of these events at Lenox Square, accompanied by a guide from Simon. Upon request, access to Lenox Square may be available for taped interviews with Santa and additional photo/interview opportunities.



Mimi Cooper: mimi@cookerly.com, 678-686-7849

Talia Moffitt: talia.moffitt@simon.com, 762-305-9516





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