Atlanta Area Holiday Activities

cropped-Untitled-22.jpg Atlanta Area Holiday Activities 

We have created a list of child friendly activities to participate in this holiday season.

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santaAdventure to Santa.  North Point Mall and Dream Works Animation take guests on a never-before-seen, magical experience.  Once your journey is complete pose for a keepsake photo of your unforgettable experience.  Open now through December 24th.

snow showAvalon Alpharetta.  Discover the perfect holiday this season, with a variety of events to inspire and delight your holiday spirit.  From Santa Claus’ arrival to outdoor skating, experience family fun in a winter wonderland all season long.

teaTeddy Bear Tea at Callanwolde Fine Arts Center.  On Sunday December 7th and 14th guest will enjoy tea, hot cocoa, sandwiches, and charming desserts.  Santa will be there to deliver gift bags to all the children.

skate 3.11.26 PMCentennial Olympic Park’s Ice Rink.  Enjoy a 90-minute skate session with the Atlanta skyline as your background setting.  Open now through January 19th.

paradeChildren’s Christmas Parade.  Beginning at 10:30am on Saturday, December 6th the Children’s Christmas Parade will step off at Peachtree St. and 16th St. and end at Peachtree St. and 5th St.  Watch as Midtown Atlanta transforms into Santa Claus Lane with the sights and sounds of the season.

fantasyFantasy In Lights.  Callaway Gardens’ is not only the South’s most spectacular holiday light and sound show, it is one of the world’s “Top 10 Places to See Holiday Lights,” as named by National Geographic Traveler.

HolidaySEAsonHeader442x198Festival of the SEAson.  A month-long celebration of the holidays, transforms the Georgia Aquarium galleries and exhibits into a winter wonderland- incorporating a spectacular light and music show, appearances by Santa and Scuba Claus, the return of the Weeki Wachee Mermaids and a holiday edition of their live entertainment experience.  Open now through December 25th.

DSC_8424Garden Lights at the Atlanta Botanical Garden.  The fourth annual electrical extravaganza features spectacular light displays throughout the Garden.  Favorties such as the Orchestral Orbs, Glittering Galaxy, Radiant Rainforest, and Model Trains  continue to make the exhibitions a must-see holiday tradition.  Open now through January 3rd.

coke Holiday Festivities at the World of Coke.  This holiday season, the World of Coca-Cola is proud to showcase examples of how their product has been a special part of Christmas celebrations around the world and through the years.  Open now through January 4th.

parkHoliday in Lights.  Centennial Olympic Park transforms into a winter wonderland with thousands of lights that make up the sparkling display.   Open now through January 19th.

park 6Holiday in the Park.  Six Flags Over Georgia turns into a winter wonderland with millions of twinkling lights.  Go big on your favorite thrill rides and be sure to visit the one and only Santa Claus.

lake2Lanier Islands Christmas.  Drive across the Lanier Islands bridge and into a world of lights!  Enjoy skating, a live nativity, shopping, carnival rides and more!  Open now through December 31st.

deerReindeer Day at the Chattahoochee Nature Center.  Live reindeer join the other animals to help you get in the holiday spirit.  Bring a picnic and plan to enjoy a full day of fun activities.  Open December 14th, 1pm-4pm.

rudolph_CPARudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer at Center For Puppetry Arts.  Rudolph soars back into town for this faithful adaptation of the wonderful holiday tradition that speaks to the misfits in all of us. Based on the beloved 1964 animated special, Rudolph and his friends take the stage.  Open now through December 28th.

skateSkate Atlantic Station.  Skate the 10,000 square-foot, open-air ice-skating rink.  Dazzling lights and holiday décor will have skaters dreaming of a white Christmas.  Open now through February 15th.

ChristmasLightsVillagesmp07003Stone Mountain.  Have a Holly Jolly Christmas at Stone Mountain Park, where the true magic of the season is in the air.  Enjoy the glow of more than two million lights, festive music and visits from some of your favorite holiday characters.  Open now through January 4th (select dates).

snowSnow Mountain at Stone Mountain Park.  Spend a fun-filled day playing across five football fields of  frosty joy.  Zoom down 400-foot hill all together in family sized tubes, or go down alone in a single rider.

UnknownThe Pink Pig.  Over fifty years ago, a beloved tradition was born in Atlanta- the Pink Pig.  Hop on board and ride Priscilla the Pink Pig on top of the Lenox Square Mall.  A portion of the proceeds benefits Children’s Health Care of Atlanta.  Open now through January 4th.