Updated for 2019!
The Battery’s third annual tree lighting event takes place on Saturday, November 23, 2019. The event is FREE to attend and goes from 4 p.m. to 7:30 p.m., with a special screening of The Grinch immediately afterward.
The event takes place at the Georgia Power Pavilion Stage at The Battery.
Special guests include Santa and his reindeer, along with Braves pitcher Mike Foltynewicz and family.
The festivities start at 4 p.m. with FREE Santa photos at the SunTrust onUP Experience and musical performances from the Allatoona High School Jazz Band.
Can’t make it? There are plenty more opportunities for FREE photos with Santa at The Battery.
Papa Elf (Santa’s favorite helper) will be entertaining guests throughout the Plaza. You’ll also find snowflake stilt walkers, balloon twisters, and candy cane hoopers.
From 6:00 to 8:00 p.m., you can snap a photo on Santa’s reindeer-drawn sleigh.
The tree lighting will take place at 7:00 pm.
Immediately following the tree lighting, you can enjoy the 2019 Holiday Light Show throughout the Plaza.
The final event of the evening is a free showing of The Grinch on the Plaza screen. (According to IMDb, the film is 85 minutes long.)
The Battery Atlanta is located at:
800 Battery Ave.
Atlanta, GA 30339
Georgia Power Pavilion Stage
You can’t get there on MARTA.