When the turkey has been carved, the last piece of pie has been eaten and the adults wake up from a nap, what is there to do in Atlanta on Thanksgiving Day? Beyond hitting the mall or other retail stores? The answer is, a lot. So if you’re going a little stir crazy with the family in town, or you just want to get out and work off a few helpings of stuffing, here are some active things to do on Thanksgiving Day in Atlanta.
Fall is Fabulous
Fried Pies. Fried Pies. The girls were hawking their pies at the Ellijay Apple Festival with chants and songs. That is one of my most…
Here you’ll find elaborate costumes, world-renowned parades, family-friendly events, haunted tours through the French Quarter, historic cemeteries, ghostbusting lessons, and everything in between! Get into the spirit of the season with one of these spooky experiences for a raucous New Orleans Haloween!
Halloween isn’t just a day, it’s a month of fun for both kids AND adults. So you ask ‘where is the best Halloween Events near me?’ Here are 40+ & counting.
In my family, you would be better off trying to skip Christmas dinner than one minute of the Stone Mountain Highland Games. Every October we pilgrimage in our kilts and tartans to our beloved Stone Mountain Park for the annual Highland Games and all the Scottish festivities. This year’s event will be held in October. Over the years, I have seen these games grow into one of largest Scottish heritage events in the United States. Don’t be fooled by the name though; there is so much more than just the traditional Scottish games, as if that were not enough!
One of family favorite activity for fall is visiting many of the corn mazes in Ga. We are very fortunate to live in the city that has several choices of corn mazes and hayrides within a driving distance from Atlanta.
Looking for the best pumpkin patches in Georgia, especially in the Atlanta Metro. We’ve got a full list for you, sure to make for excellent fall memories.
For those who want to take a deeper dive into the theater’s history, the Fox Theatre Ghost Tours offer just that, infused with a streak of Halloween-time spookiness. One of the Fox’s expert guides will lead you through spaces both familiar and foreign, from the lobby and downstairs ladies lounge to the bowels of the building beneath the stage.
Apple picking in Ga – especially in the North Georgia Mountains – can’t be beat. Only a short drive from Atlanta, these U-Pick Georgia apple orchards are sure to create memories with your family.
The quirky Little Five Points Halloween Parade is the best part of the Little Five Points Halloween Festival in Atlanta. It’s held earlier in October than you might think, so read on for the date, then come early for the festival to get in the spirit and for great photos!
I’m still creeped out by the movie Children of the Corn, but if you like to be scared out in the middle of a corn field, here are five haunted corn mazes near Atlanta.
If there is one thing you need to experience when Halloween season rolls around, it’s the Haunted Houses in Atlanta. Whether you’re looking for a place scary for yourself or the kids, these haunted houses in Atlanta, GA are sure to make you jump out of your skin every time.
It’s Fall Ya’ll! Looking for the best-of-the-best things to do in Atlanta and all of Georgia this season? The weather is just perfect, the leaves are putting on a show, the holiday season is coming…Here are dozens of my favorite ways to celebrate this time of year in and around Atlanta, and throughout Georgia.
Wondering, “Where can I watch the football game tonight in Atlanta?” Here’s a list of restaurants and the college/professional football teams they show on TV.
On our way home from Dahlonega, Ga, we stopped at Uncle Shuck’s Corn Maze in Dawsonville. The boys were super excited and had been asking about it all weekend. The main attraction is the maze, which is broken up into two sections.