Marietta History Center hosts FREE family fun days on third Saturdays 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 … [Read more...] about Marietta History Center hosts its FREE Family Fun Day this Saturday
Head to Atlantic Station for a behind-the-scenes peek at the iconic public art project known as Tiny Doors ATL. This is a recurring event that takes place on third Saturdays of each month, so you'll have another chance next month to visit Open … [Read more...] about FREE: Get a look behind the scenes at the Tiny Doors Studio Open House this Saturday
The Atlanta Botanical Garden is once again presenting Garden Lights, Holiday Nights for the 2023 holiday season. Garden Lights, Holiday Nights runs nightly from November 12 through January 14, 2023 -- and this includes Thanksgiving, … [Read more...] about “Garden Lights, Holiday Nights” at the Atlanta Botanical Garden — Save with Value Night pricing
Shadrack’s Christmas Wonderland, in partnership with Cobb County Parks, makes its grand debut at Jim R Miller Park and Event Center. This is an all-new, award-winning drive-through light show. Take a magical journey through dazzling light displays … [Read more...] about LAST CALL for Shadrack’s Christmas Wonderland drive-thru light show
Want to get a FREE Jr. Frosty at Wendy’s throughout 2023? All you have to do is purchase a cool Frosty Keychain Tag for just $3 at participating Wendy's locations. (Yes, the price is one dollar higher this year.) It’s the key to a year’s worth of … [Read more...] about Wendy’s: Get FREE Junior Frostys for all of 2024, when you buy a $3 keychain tag
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 holiday lights in metro Atlanta — including many FREE spectacular displays!
Kwanzaa is a week-long festival that takes place from December 26th to January 1st. It is a time for reflection, community building, and the celebration of shared principles. Although the celebration honors African heritage and values, everyone can … [Read more...] about Best ways to celebrate Kwanzaa, at one of these local events or at home with family
The Battery Atlanta will celebrate the New Year in style as 2023 fades into 2024, 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 8 family-friendly Noon Year’s Eve and extra-early NYE celebrations for kids
It's almost time for the Chick-fil-A Peach Bowl! Ole Miss will play against Penn State in 2023. Whether you're planning to attend the game, watch the Peach Bowl Parade, or just participate in some of the fan festivities, there's … [Read more...] about Head to the Chick-Fil-A Peach Bowl Parade in downtown Atlanta — plus FanFest before the game!
Duluth launches Frosty Fun -- 21 days of amazing & FREE winter activities for all ages There will be a flurry of activity in downtown Duluth this winter season, as the city launches an ambitious calendar of Frosty Fun -- with activities … [Read more...] about Frosty Fun in Duluth features a FREE Noon Years Eve party with balloon drop
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 2024. We are highlighting a few events, below. And keep scrolling for a day-by-day list of of events happening … [Read more...] about Things to do on New Year’s Eve and New Year’s Day — that don’t involve drinking!
Burger King is treating its most loyal customers like royalty with 30 days of deals during its 'Tis The Cheeson promotion. From Dec. 1 to 30, 2023, Burger King is offering a daily holiday deal for members of its Royal Perks loyalty program at … [Read more...] about Burger King offers 30 days of holiday deals — including FREE menu items, $3 Whoppers, more
Brook Run Park will be all decked out in 85,000 lights again this holiday season. The theme for 2023 is Apres Ski Party. Great photo opps include life-size snow globes and a ski lift, where you can pose for pics. There will be a festive … [Read more...] about FREE! Holiday Lights at Brook Run Park, every night in December
The Sparkle Sandy Springs celebrations returns for 2023! It all takes place on Sunday, December 3, 2023 at the City Springs campus. There are multiple components to this year's festivities, and we have them all listed below. The festivities … [Read more...] about Sparkle Sandy Springs: the Sparkle Village and ice rink are open all month long
Stone Mountain Christmas is open -- get up to $15 OFF tickets with these discounts, listed below! Ready to get into the holiday spirit? Want to wander through a magical wonderland of winter lights? 'Tis the season for Stone Mountain Christmas … [Read more...] about Stone Mountain Christmas: Save $15 on admission tickets
Updated for 2023! A number of restaurants serve a special Christmas Day menu -- either a buffet or a fixed-price menu. Other restaurants are open and serving their regular menu -- like many of Atlanta's Asian restaurants. Among the venues … [Read more...] about 40+ restaurants that are open on Christmas Day or Christmas Eve — in Atlanta and the suburbs
If there's ever been a Christmas made for hunkering down at home, this is it. But if you're feeling the cabin fever, or need a little cheer, here are some ideas for safe, festive fun. UPDATE: The weather outside may be frightful! Please … [Read more...] about Things to do with family & friends on Christmas Eve and Christmas Day
This is a growing list of holiday events in the metro Atlanta area. Our day-by-day guide includes events happening from mid-November to New Year’s Day. We're still in the process of adding more events every day, so check back often. This list … [Read more...] about Free & Cheap Winter Fun: our huge list of seasonal and holiday activities
Experience the magic of the holiday season at this enchanting holiday walking and drive-thru light display! Immerse yourself in a world of twinkling lights, dazzling decorations, and festive cheer. The event runs from Nov. 24th to Dec. 30th, 2023. … [Read more...] about Lights Over Alpharetta — a drive-thru or walk-thru light show spectacular at Ameris Bank Amphitheater
Magic of Lights is a drive-through holiday light show, taking place at Dixie Speedway near Woodstock. It's open from November 17th to December 31st in 2023. You'll find over two million sparkling lights, with vignettes that include the 12 … [Read more...] about DISCOUNTS for the Magic of Lights holiday experience in Woodstock
Regal Cinemas is showing classic holiday movies on weekends this season -- and tickets are just $5 to see your favorites on the big screen. In addition, if you're a Regal Crown Club member, you can bring a friend for FREE. You can join the Regal … [Read more...] about Regal Cinemas is showing classic holiday movies for just $5 — plus bring a friend for FREE!
It's a time honored Christmas tradition -- having a photo taken with Santa Claus. But did you know there are quite a few opportunities to meet Santa without paying for an expensive photo package? We're listing all the FREE Santa photo opps we can … [Read more...] about Where to get FREE photos with Santa Claus — over 100 photo opps!
Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer will be showing at the Center for Puppetry Arts through December 31, 2023. There are a few ways to save on tickets -- see the details below. This annual production of Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer is really cute. … [Read more...] about Save $10 on tickets for “Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer” at the Center for Puppetry Arts in Atlanta
Great news! Atlanta's Christkindl Market returns in 2023. This German-style street festival and holiday market is one of our favorite events here at Atlanta on the Cheap. It is FREE to attend. The market will open for a preview before Thanksgiving … [Read more...] about The 2023 Atlanta Christkindl Market runs thru Christmas Eve
The Winter Lantern Festival returns for a fourth year, bringing a stunning collection of dazzling lanterns to the Gwinnett County Fairgrounds. Opening day is Friday, November 10, 2023. There are over 1000 specialized lanterns on display. The … [Read more...] about Save $4 on select dates & times for the Winter Lantern Festival at the Gwinnett County Fairgrounds
Holiday Lights of Hope is a huge walk-through Christmas light display, now in its 12th year -- with more than 2,000,000 lights, concessions, vendors, and more. The 2023 dates are November 24th to December 30th -- note that the show is open on … [Read more...] about Holiday Lights of Hope is an affordable walk-thru light display (kids 11 and under are FREE!)
The first annual Roswell Christkindl Market opens on Friday, November 24, 2023. Admission is FREE. The market is located on the grounds of Bulloch Hall. The market will be open daily through Christmas Eve, Sunday, December … [Read more...] about The Roswell Christkindl Market features free pics with Santa, runs thru Christmas Eve
The East Point Fire Department will spread holiday cheer when its annual Santa Ride Along returns on Saturday, December 23, 2023 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. During the Ride Along, Santa Claus travels the streets of East Point in a fire truck, … [Read more...] about The East Point Santa Ride Along happens this Saturday — Santa will make multiple stops!
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 just $10 per car, open dailyl
Bass Pro Shops and Cabela's are once again hosting Santa's Wonderland, featuring FREE photos with Santa Claus -- and an extra-early welcome party for Santa's arrival in November. Bass Pro Shops is located in Lawrenceville. Cabela's is located in … [Read more...] about Visit Santa’s Wonderland and get free photos with Santa at Bass Pro Shops & Cabela’s (reserve now!)
The city of Norcross has a festive holiday line-up planned for the 2023 season. It kicks off with a holiday open house in the historic downtown area, and is then largely centered around activities in the Downtown Norcross Christmas Village -- a … [Read more...] about LAST CALL for free holiday carriage rides and free pics with Santa in downtown Norcross
Come to the Community Holiday Market & Movie Night on Friday, December 22, 2023 at Atlanta Utility Works! Get into the festive spirit with a fun-filled evening of holiday shopping and movie entertainment. It is FREE to attend. The event goes … [Read more...] about Community Holiday Market & Movie Night in East Point this Friday (showing “Home Alone”)
Come to Colony Square during the 2023 holiday season for a festive experience. The Square is hosting events that include a one day winter festival, tree lighting, an nightly light show, and holiday pop-up bar. Note: It looks like there will NOT be … [Read more...] about Colony Square: FREE nightly light shows set to holiday music
The Inman Park Christmas Market takes place at the historic Trolley Barn over three days -- from Friday, December 15th to Sunday, December 17th, 2023. You'll find 30 hand-picked local vendors selling gift items and handmade wares. There will … [Read more...] about The Inman Park Christmas Market runs from Friday thru Sunday this week
Decatur Presbyterian Church will host a Live Nativity and Christmas Play on Sunday, December 17th, 2023 from 5 to 7:30 p.m. The event takes place outdoors, in the church's Terrace Garden, on the corner of Church and Sycamore Streets. It is FREE to … [Read more...] about FREE Live Nativity at Decatur Presbyterian Church, in the Terrace Garden this Sunday
Skate the Station returns to Atlantic Station, just in time for the 2023 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 — the ice rink at Atlantic Station is open all thru Christmas week, Ugly Sweater Night on the 23rd
This FREE event is hosted by Mariano Homes. Bring your family to enjoy Santa's Bouncy Wonderland on Saturday, December 16, 2023. It starts at 4:30 p.m. and no end time is given. Mariano Homes is a real estate company located at: 5780 Windward … [Read more...] about FREE! Visit Santa’s Bouncy Wonderland this Saturday in Alpharetta & take pics with Santa
This fun, family-friendly event features FREE pictures with Santa Claus plus a free gingerbread house-building workshop on Saturday, December 16, 2023 from 2 to 6 p.m. The event is hosted by HomeCraft Gutter Protection at their offices, … [Read more...] about Free Pictures with Santa, plus Gingerbread House Building Workshop this Saturday in Gwinnett
Saturday, December 16, 2023 5 to 6:30 p.m. FREE and open to the public. General admission; choose your seat. No ticket or RSVP required. The concert will feature the Tucker Community Singers and the Tucker Handbell Players, plus a few guest … [Read more...] about FREE Community Christmas Concert by the Tucker Community Singers & Handbell Players