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Santa With a View

  • Dates: December 12, 2021
  • Venue: The Willard Rooftop Lounge
  • Location: Downtown Raleigh
  • Address: 9 Glenwood Ave., AC Hotel Raleigh Downtown Rooftop, Raleigh, NC 27603
  • Phone: 919.803.5200
  • Times: Noon-4pm
  • Admission: Free


Take gorgeous photos of your family with Santa with a backdrop of the downtown Raleigh skyline. Santa JD Thomas will be on hand for photo opps and holiday wishes. Enjoy a warm cup of coffee, cocoa or an adult beverage from the bar. Your visit with Santa is free, and no professional photography will be provided—please be prepared to take photos on your phone or bring your own camera. (To keep the queue moving, we request no tripods or other special equipment.)