The Marietta History Center hosts a Family Fun Day on the third Saturday of each month. The events are FREE and you are welcome to pop in for various activities. This appears to be an open-house type event during the Center's open hours, which are … [Read more...] about Marietta History Center hosts FREE family fun days on third Saturdays
In case you didn't know, there's a Waffle House Museum here in the Atlanta metro area! The museum is the site of the very first Waffle House restaurant, which opened in 1955 in Avondale Estates. The Waffle House Museum is well-preserved, … [Read more...] about FREE open house at the Waffle House Museum — first time since 2019!
The 41st annual Christmas Tree Lighting will take place at the Snellville Towne Green on Saturday, November 26th, 2022. The event kicks off with a Lighted Christmas Parade -- which begins at 5:30 p.m. at Wisteria Plaza and makes it's way … [Read more...] about The Snellville Christmas parade and tree lighting kicks off the holiday season
The winter attractions at Lanier Islands are back for the 2021-2022 holiday season! The drive-through light show from years past has been replaced with a walk-through light display known as Lakeside Lights Spectacular. And if you … [Read more...] about LAST CALL to play in the snow and walk thru Lakeside Lights Spectacular at Lanier Islands
Great news! Atlanta's Christkindl Market returns in 2021 after being canceled last year. The market will open on the Friday after Thanksgiving, November 26, 2021. It will stay open through January 2, 2022 -- a huge departure from other years, when … [Read more...] about Atlanta Christkindl Market — a German-style street festival
UPDATED on 12-10-21 -- Due to Saturday's weather forecast, the Light Up the Night party has been postponed to March 5th, from 6 to 10 p.m. More info here. Original info is below the line. The city of Doraville will host a family-friendly … [Read more...] about Doraville “Light up the Night” event with food trucks and live music
Woodruff Park will once again host the exhibition PRISM: Winter Lights, which will be on display for two months. It is FREE and open to the public. The light-based works of art will be located in the north end of the park, near the International … [Read more...] about LAST CALL for the FREE Winter Lights display at Woodruff Park, thru Jan. 31st
Looking for general info about visiting the Atlanta Botanical Garden this fall? CLICK HERE. The Atlanta Botanical Garden is once again presenting Garden Lights, Holiday Nights for the 2021-2022 holiday season. The nightly capacity for this … [Read more...] about “Garden Lights, Holiday Nights” at the Atlanta Botanical Garden – LAST CALL for Value Nights pricing
Skate the Station returns to Atlantic Station, just in time for the 2021 holiday season! This is your chance to skate beneath the stars with the midtown skyline in view, at the largest outdoor ice rink in the Southeast. The open-air ice rink … [Read more...] about Skate the Station — visit the open-air ice rink at Atlantic Station, thru Jan. 17th
At Avalon on Ice, you can take advantage of open-air ice skating at Avalon in Alpharetta, inspired by the famous rink at Rockefeller Center in New York City. Avalon’s ice skating rink is open to the public from November 21, 2021 to January 17, … [Read more...] about Lace up your skates — Avalon On Ice is open daily thru Jan. 17th
Best holiday lights near me, where to see christmas lights for free Atlantans love their holiday lights! Whether you're looking for an immersive experience with an admission fee or just a leisurely drive through a really lit neighborhood, … [Read more...] about The best places to see holidays lights in metro Atlanta — including many FREE spectacular displays!
Brook Run Park will be all decked out in lights again this holiday season. The city of Dunwoody says they have three times as many lights this year -- a total of 75,000 of them! There will be a festive kickoff event on Wednesday, December … [Read more...] about EXTENDED! See the holiday lights at Brook Run Park in Dunwoody, through New Year’s Eve
New Year's Eve is complicated again this year. If you want to avoid crowds and aren't especially interested in a night of wild drinking, read on for some ideas of how to ring in 2022. We are highlighting a few events, below. And keep … [Read more...] about Things to do on New Year’s Eve and New Year’s Day — that don’t involve drinking!
The Battery Atlanta will celebrate the New Year in style as 2021 fades into 2022, with its annual New Year’s Eve Bash. The event is FREE to attend, and you do not need a ticket. Braves in-game host Mark Owens will emcee the entire evening of … [Read more...] about FREE New Year’s Eve Bash at The Battery — including an “early innings” bash for the kids
Want to ring in the new year with your entire family, without busting the kids' bedtime routine? Consider one of these December 31st afternoon or early evening events. Some mark the "new year" at 12 noon, while others use 8 p.m. for the countdown … [Read more...] about 12 family-friendly Noon Year’s Eve and extra-early NYE celebrations for FREE and cheap
First Day Hikes are a New Year's Day tradition. This info is for First Day Hikes taking place on New Year's Day, 2022, in GA State Parks. Some parks are also offering Last Day Hikes on Dec. 31st, 2021. For more general info on free-and-cheap … [Read more...] about Start off 2022 with a guided “First Day Hike” at a Georgia State Park near Atlanta
Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer will be showing at the Center for Puppetry Arts through January 2, 2022. There are discounts available -- see the details below. This annual production of Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer is really cute. The puppets … [Read more...] about Get 25% OFF “Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer” at the Center for Puppetry Arts in Atlanta
It's almost time for the Chick-fil-A Peach Bowl! Pittsburgh will take on Michigan State at the Mercedes-Benz Stadium in Atlanta on Thursday, December 30, 2021 at 7 p.m. And there's a day full of fan-oriented fun leading up to the game -- most of it … [Read more...] about Attend the Chick-Fil-A Peach Bowl game — tickets are still available!
Ready to get into the holiday spirit? Want to wander through a magical wonderland of winter lights? 'Tis the season for Stone Mountain Christmas discounts! Stone Mountain Christmas runs from November 13, 2021 through January 2, 2022, on weekends … [Read more...] about LAST CALL for Stone Mountain Christmas, open all week plus NYE and New Year’s Day
The New Paltz Ballet Theatre is offering a FREE stream of this iconic holiday performance, filmed in 2019. The ballet premieres on its YouTube channel on Christmas Eve, December 24th, at 7 p.m. It will be available to watch at any time after … [Read more...] about FREE: Stream “The Nutcracker” ballet thru January 1st
Come to Atlantic Station for the lighting of the 50-foot Christmas tree on the Atlantic Green! The annual Light the Station event is back and bigger than ever -- and it's followed by Celebration at the Station, an ongoing nightly event that is sure … [Read more...] about FREE! “Celebration at the Station” features light shows and a nightly snowfall this week
Lights of Life is one of the most affordable holiday lights displays around metro Atlanta. The 1.5 mile drive around the Life University campus in Marietta features more than one million lights, arranged to create charming vignettes. The Lights of … [Read more...] about Drive-thru “Lights of Life” holiday display in Marietta is open thru New Year’s Eve
Come to Colony Square this holiday season, for an urban winter wonderland experience like no other. Season on the Square is a series of holiday events that begin on Friday, November 19th and stretch out to Monday, January 17th -- which is MLK … [Read more...] about Take a spin around the ice rink at Colony Square during winter break
It's another drive-through holiday light show, and this one is inside the perimeter! Atlantic Station has re-branded last year's Festival of Lights, and it's now known as ATL Holiday Lights. Get in the holiday spirit from the comfort of your … [Read more...] about ATL Holiday Lights drive-thru light show at Atlantic Station — open thru winter break, with walking night on Thursday
Fantasy in Lights is a beloved holiday tradition at Callaway Gardens each year. The spectacular light display opens for the season on November 19, 2021. It runs through January 3, 2022. Fantasy in Lights features over five miles of lights in … [Read more...] about Last chance to visit Fantasy In Lights at Callaway Gardens this week