Website NLSA Fall 2021



REGISTER TODAY! Limited seats available!
(Registration will close on Thursday, September 23rd, or before that if we hit maximum capacity)

Please join us at the largest school for professional Christmas performers in the Southeast. The Fall 2021 session of the Northern Lights Santa Academy begins on Thursday evening, September 30th and concludes on Sunday evening, October 3rd 2021.



  • 3 full days of classes and workshops with 14 instructors
  • Friday evening buffet dinner and welcome reception
  • Saturday evening banquet dinner and entertainment
  • Live reindeer and reindeer photo opportunity
  • Special needs workshop
  • Door prizes and giveaways
  • Networking and fellowship
  • Vendors and more!


Thursday, September 30th:  6 pm optional Thursday night dinner followed by activities at 7:30 pm

Friday, October 1st: Classes & activities from 9 am - 5 pm, followed by dinner and reception

Saturday, October 2nd: Classes 8 am - 5 pm, followed by dinner and entertainment

Sunday, October 3rd: Classes 8 am - 5 pm


  • Storytelling
  • Storytime for Santa & Mrs. Claus
  • Home Visits
  • Mall Visits
  • Improv (Improving your performance)
  • Virtual Visits with OBS
  • Sign Language
  • History of Mrs. Claus
  • Costuming for Mrs. Claus & Creative Session
  • New Santa Class
  • Hair/Beard Care
  • Celebrating CHRISTmas
  • Special Needs Workshop
  • Business Classes
  • The Science of Santa

Single Santa, Mrs. Claus or Elf 
= $430 ($350 tuition, plus $80 for 2 dinners including tax & gratuity)
Couple (Santa/Mrs. Claus, Santa/Elf, Santa/Spouse) = $760 ($600 tuition plus $160 for 4 dinners including tax & gratuity)

Optional Thursday Night Welcome Dinner is available as an add-on to your registration for $39 per person.

Please click here for our team of instructors for Fall 2021


Atlanta Marriott Perimeter Center
246 Perimeter Center Pkwy NE, Atlanta, GA 30346
Phone: (770) 394-6500

Check-in: 3 PM / Check-out: 12 PM

Group rate:  $118.00 per night plus tax.
This rate includes complimentary breakfast for up to 2 people per room, free Wi-Fi and complimentary parking. You must ask for the "Northern Lights Santa Academy" rate when booking your room by phone.  PLEASE NOTE: If you DO NOT book through our group link below we cannot guarantee that breakfast will be included in your booking.  That will depend on your individual booking with the hotel.

Free parking will be provided for all students regardless of whether you stay at the hotel or commute daily.

Room rate guaranteed through Friday, September 24th, which is the cut-off date for our group rate!


About the Atlanta Marriott Perimeter Center

Located alongside the interchange of Interstate 285 and GA 400, the hotel is 22 miles from the Atlanta International Airport and sits next to the Dunwoody MARTA train station. The hotel offers easy access to Perimeter Mall, north Atlanta's premier shopping destination, home to over 150 retailers and a spectacular streetscape that features a number of renowned and popular eateries.  The hotel has an on-site restaurant and offers in-room dining. Additional features include a revamped hotel exterior with outdoor terrace and landscaping, a resurfaced indoor/outdoor “swim-through” pool, whirlpool, business center, 24-fitness center complete with new Life Fitness equipment, complimentary Wi-Fi and an onsite Hertz Car Rental Desk. Guest rooms feature 37" flat panel HDTV's, mini-refrigerators and coffee makers.

*Regarding refunds: PayPal no longer refunds the processing fees to the seller when your purchases are cancelled or refunded. As a result, if you cancel your registration the PayPal fees cannot be refunded. Thank you for your understanding.

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Based out of the metro-Atlanta, Georgia area, the Northern Lights Santa Academy is the largest Santa school in the Southeastern United States, serving Santa Clauses, Mrs. Clauses and Santa's Helpers in Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Maryland, Virginia, and West Virginia, as well as throughout the country. For more information about our Santa school, please contact us.  

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Northern Lights Santa Academy

PO Box 29160

Atlanta, GA 30359