Riding the Macy’s Pink Pig has been a unique and beloved Atlanta tradition since 1953. Here’s why you want to ride, plus tips to know before you go.
The Atlanta History Center invites you to step back in time and experience Christmases past during Candlelight Nights on the evenings of December 13 and 20, 2019. Come read what it’s all about, and why it’s my favorite holiday event in Atlanta.
Ice skating Atlanta style used to mean heading to Centennial Park, but now Atlanta has more than 15 amazing seasonal outdoor rinks, all with a different personality. Choose the right one for you.
What are the best gift ideas you’ve ever had? Experience-gifts are the ones I love most and remember the longest. Science even backs up that experiences make you happier than things. So we’ve put together some of our favorite experimental gifts for both adults and kids, as well as ones that inspire travel and exploration.
Do not miss the returning Chinese Lantern Festival, bringing 25 amazing and HUGE lanterns to Centennial Olympic Park for the winter. New to this year’s…
Christmas in Atlanta. Find dozens and dozens Christmas events around Atlanta, and we promise to add more weekly as we learn about them. Everything from the best shows to polar express trains, and adult-only events to Georgia State Park holiday celebrations.
You don’t want to miss The Magical Night of Lights at Lake Lanier Islands Resort in Buford, Georgia. This event is perfect for kids, for teenagers, and fun for the whole family. Give them the gift of an experience they will never forget. The the lights, the snow hill, and the activities at this event will get you in the holiday spirit!
Blue Ridge is my favorite mountain town in Georgia, and the Blue Ridge Scenic Railway is can’t-miss attraction for those visiting. We’ve whizzed through the…
Performing service projects for kids strengthens a family and teaches empathy. Here are 12 ideas service projects for kids that can jump start a new tradition in your family.
Looking for a way to get out of the house on Christmas Day with your family? These 15+ activities for your kids, even for teenagers, will give you a Christmas you’ll always remember. If you are staying home for the holidays or in town visiting family in Atlanta, these ideas are great! After opening gifts, head out to enjoy the rest of the day!
Nothing gets you into the holiday spirit like millions of twinkling lights set to holiday music. If you are wondering where can I find the best Christmas lights near me, then look no further. We have a perfect list. There are free holiday light displays that are professionally done, paid attractions that have Christmas light displays and residential holiday light displays.
If you are looking for something to keep the kids occupied while making a fancy Thanksgiving meal, or while they are home for winter break, I highly recommend crafts. You don’t have to be “crafty” to do some fun things with the kids, and we enjoy incorporating natural aspects as often as possible.
There are lots of ways to celebrate New Year’s Eve in Atlanta with kids. I love the idea of making New Year’s Eve a family friendly holiday vs. a forced party for adults that’s impossible or expensive to find a sitter to attend. If you’d like to do something with the kids this New Year’s Eve, here are some things to do on New Year’s Eve in Atlanta with kids.
UPDATE: The AMD Holiday Light Spectacular is no longer running! We will miss this fun event!! The last year for this was 2016. It’s time…
Enjoying breakfast with Santa Atlanta has become a tradition for many families in Atlanta. During the holiday season many schools host Breakfast with Santa events…