My family visited the Rock City Christmas fun at Enchanted Garden of Lights this year, and it was a blast! It’s something I had wanted to do for awhile, but we just hadn’t made it during our busy holiday season before. I’m so happy we made the time! It was a really fantastic time for all of us.
There are so many holiday activities to choose from in Atlanta. Stone Mountain Christmas is one of our favorites. Spectacular shows, millions of twinkling lights, discount tickets & even a first class hotel to extend the holiday magic.
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.
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!
Get into the holiday spirit with Callaway Gardens Christmas Festival and Fantasy in Lights drive through display. Learn tips to beat the crowd & stay jolly.
Pictures with the Bass Pro Shops Santa are free – but you need a pass and you should get there early to secure a spot. Stay around for lots of fantastic free activities too – laser arcade anyone?
Have you been to Snow Mountain Ga? We love tubing at Snow Mountain within Stone Mountain Park, where every day is a snow day. You don’t have to wait for mother nature to enjoy some wintertime fun. Snow Mountain Ga is especially fun for younger kids or those who have never seen snow. It’s also fun for those Southerners who don’t normally get to play in the snow. There are lots of different activities from tubing to building snowmen to s’mores.
Looking for FREE Christmas events in Atlanta? Here are our favorite FREE events this holiday. If you know of others, please share!
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.
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!
As soon as Halloween is over, Santa Claus begins arriving at local area malls and attractions. Here’s a round up of where to see the jolly man in red (or green). If you’re looking for an African American Santa, we have those listed too.
The Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta Christmas Parade is one of our holiday traditions. We’ve been going with the Borden family since our kids were in strollers. Nowadays, we pack the hand warmers, fill the thermos full of hot chocolate, grab the seat cushions and head out with whatever child is available. Here’s everything you need to know before you go.
Whether you use your own elf, or you prefer Elf on the Shelf, mischievous ideas like these will help you survive the holiday season! I resisted welcoming elves into our home for years, but now that they are here, I have to admit, they can be kind of fun.
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.
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.