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Santa’s Workshop at Hotel Ella, Austin

Eat, drink and be merry at Santa’s Workshop at Hotel Ella, happening December 11th & 18th. The hotel will host a bistro brunch at Goodall’s Kitchen, festive drink specials, and holiday kids’ crafts presented by Event Vines. Children who bring a new toy to donate to Caritas of Austin get a free photo with Santa in the Ella Parlor!

Pictures with Santa and holiday kids’ crafts are first come, first served, and will be offered 11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. Brunch reservations at Goodall’s Kitchen are available from 7:00 a.m. – 2:30 p.m. To book a table, please visit or call 512-495-1800.

Kids’ Holiday Crafts presented by Event Vines:

  • Reindeer & snowman holiday cards
  • Snowman gift boxes

Santa’s Workshop Cocktail Specials ($6):

  • Winter Apple Sangria, chilled red wine, green apple, citrus, brandy, baking spices
  • Peppermint Mojito, white rum, minted simple syrup, fresh lime, seltzer
  • Mimosas and all other featured brunch cocktails



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Shelley Seale

Shelley Seale is a freelance journalist and author in Austin who has written for National Geographic, USA Today, EAT Magazine, TravelFinder, The Guardian and Texas Monthly, among others. She loves food, travel, yoga, indie movies, wine, and books, though not necessarily in that order. Shelley has performed a catch on the flying trapeze, boarded down a live volcano and was once robbed by a monkey in Nepal. But, she doesn’t know how to whistle.


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