For those who love a fresh cut Christmas tree, we have put together a guide to where to buy fresh Christmas trees, as well as cut-your-own Christmas trees near you at local Christmas tree farms in and around the Atlanta metro area. Be sure to call before you head out to make sure they still have trees available.
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.
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.
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.
Looking for FREE Christmas events in Atlanta? Here are our favorite FREE events this holiday. If you know of others, please share!
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…
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.
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…