Santa Saturday

12:00 pm - 6:00 pm


katanya christmas treeDuring Santa Saturday in the Short North Arts District, visitors can enjoy brunch and then shop, all along High Street. Visitors will receive a discount or promotional item at select retailers if they are wearing their Santa gear. Planned activities include photos with Santa and holiday themed performances will occur from 12:00-6:00pm on Santa Saturday.




The Short North Santa will be in the District during the afternoon at these locations:
Tigertree – 787 N High Street, 12:00-3:00pm
Rivet – 1200 N High Street, 3:00-6:00pm

Brunches are from 10:00am – 1:00pm at the following locations:
The Table – 21 E 5th Avenue
Bodega – 1044 N High Street
Donatos – 920 N High Street
Short North Piece of Cake – 772 N High Street
Double Comfort – 505 N High Street

Businesses that will give a discount to shoppers donning a Santa hat include:
Glean – 10% off any one item in store
The Lamp Shade – 10% off
Righno – 30% off one full-priced item in store
Green Olive Company – 15% off all merchandise
Glam356 – 15% off
Out of the Closet – 25% off total purchase
Sherrie Gallerie – 10% off
Posh Pets – 10% off
Paradise Garage – 15% off equipment and accessories
LAMP Apparel – 15% off
Revolution Cycles – $10 off with purchase in store
Alexanders Jewelers – 15% off

If Santa isn’t quite your bag, Three Dog Bakery will be hosting the Grinch from 12:00pm – 6:00pm for a photo shoot with you and your furry buddy! Stop by for a professional photograph to take home for you and your family for either $10 (5×7) or $15 (8×10).


OSU women's gleeWhere would Santa be without some festive cheer around him! For Santa Saturday the Short North will be host to a number of performance and choral groups to give just a bit more Christmas magic to your holidays.
The Amazing Giants will be in the District from 2:00pm – 4:00pm in their (tall) winter finery.
From 10:00am – 6:00pm The Ohio State University Women’s Glee Club, Columbus Alternative High School Vocal Music, and the Worthington Chorus will be out and about spreading holiday cheer, as well as many others throughout the day.

Shoppers should also stop by Brandt-Roberts Gallery to pick up their limited edition Short North 30th Anniversary T’s by Homage and Short North Arts District canvas messenger bag from 11:00am – 5:oopm.


Come out to the Arena District on Friday, December 11, and book your room at these locations. Keep the party going on Saturday, by shopping with Santa in the Short North.

Crowne Plaza Columbus
The Crowne is proudly offering a special SantaCon Getaway package for Friday, December 11. Get one room, breakfast for two, and valet parking for one vehicle all at the discounted rate of $139 plus tax! Book now for your SantaCon Getaway Package.

Hampton Inn and Suites
You can also get a room at the Hampton Inn and Suites on the night of Friday, December 11 for a discounted rate of $125. Just use Group Code: SAN when booking.

Le Meridien Columbus, The Joseph
Stay at the center of the action at Le Meridien Columbus ,The Joseph on December 10-12 at a discounted rate.

Holiday programming in the Short North Arts District is sponsored by the Short North Alliance, Greater Columbus Arts Council, and Donatos Pizza.

For visitors unfamiliar with the area, the Short North Arts District is concentrated along High Street between King Avenue to the North, and Nationwide Boulevard to the South. For more information on transit and parking, look here. For more information in general about the Short North Arts District, look here.

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