About Santa Willie

Academy of Magic

Santa for hire in metro Atlanta, east cobb

Santa Willie is a real, white bearded performing Santa that will bring the spirit and excitement of the holiday season to your special event! After working thirty-nine years in the corporate world I retired to pursue a passion for sharing the Christmas joy and love that I experienced while growing up.  Santa Willie loves children of all ages and will make your event a memorable one for children and adults alike. Nothing brings me more happiness than seeing children experience the magic and joy of visiting personally with Santa. That is why I feel privileged to do what I do. 


Your family visit will be tailored to your family and incorporate your family traditions into the visit. Santa Willie will be glad to accommodate photo opportunities during the visit with your children of all ages.


Santa Willie has completed the Santa Claus Conservatory

training curriculum, the Expert Village Video Series "How to Be a Santa Claus" by Pat Louis, the Northstar Santa School, Northern Lights Santa Academy, Legendary Santa University and attended "Story-Telling as Santa Claus" and "Working with Photo Studios as Santa Claus" seminars by Santa Ed Taylor. Santa Willie is a member of The International Brotherhood of Real Bearded Santas, North Georgia Real Bearded Santas, Peachtree Santas of Georgia, ClausNet, Nationwide Santas and his beard is registered with the National Beard Registry (#7677). Santa Willie is currently Treasurer of Peachtree Santas of Georgia, Inc and has served as a guest instructor at the Northern Lights Santa Academy. Santa Willie carries a $4 Million liability insurance policy and has current background checks available upon request.


Santa Willie performs in Marietta, Ga a suburb of Atlanta but welcomes Santa requests from all of the Metro Atlanta and the North Georgia area.  Santa Willie has appeared at numerous events for the City of Roswell, City of Johns Creek, the North Atlanta Christmas Festival, Santa Comes To Cobb, Delta Airlines, E*TRADE Financial, West Milford Farms, The Rustic Market and North Metro Miracle League.


Santa Willie LLC was selected for the 2019 Best of Marietta Award in the Entertainer category by the Marietta Award Program. The Marietta Award Program is an annual awards program honoring the achievements and accomplishments of local businesses throughout the Marietta area.


Start your new family traditions today with a visit from Santa Willie! And remember Don't Stop Believing!



Santa Willie LLC

Don't Stop Believing!