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  • Things to Do in Atlanta on Christmas

    Atlanta sparkles with traditional and delightful holiday events that fill the air with anticipation and excitement for the season to come. Enjoy iconic Atlanta Christmas events in addition to discovering what’s new this season. The possibilities are endless with so many things to do in Atlanta at Christmas time. Start making your plans today!


    Magical Christmas Shows & Parade
    Start your holiday season in Atlanta with the lighting of Macy’s Great Tree at Lenox Square, and while you’re there, take a ride on Macy’s Pink Pig. Add in the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra’s series of holiday concerts and the Children’s Christmas Parade and your list is already spilling off the page.


    Christmas Events Light up the Night 
    Garden Lights, Holiday Nights at the Atlanta Botanical Garden features more than one million colorful lights. It joins other beloved Atlanta Christmas events such as the Lighting of Atlantic Station, Festival of the SEAson at Georgia Aquarium and many more.


    Holiday Lights Abound in Atlanta
    Other holiday light extravaganzas include Fantasy in Lights at Callaway Gardens, A Stone Mountain Christmas, Holiday in Lights at Centennial Olympic Park and Magical Nights of Lights at Lake Lanier Islands. There’s something for everyone this holiday season in Atlanta!

  • Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer®

    Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer®

    Center For Puppetry Arts

    11/13/2014 - 12/28/2014

    Adapted and directed by Jon Ludwig Based on the classic television special Nov 13 - Dec 28, 2014 Mainstage Theater Recommended for ages 4 & up No shows Nov 27 or Dec 25 see website for showtimes Rudolph soars back...

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    A Christmas Carol

    A Christmas Carol

    Alliance Theatre

    11/21/2014 - 12/24/2014

    Now in its 25th season Ages 6+ A magical holiday tradition for the whole family. Celebrate the Alliance’s 25th anniversary staging of the beloved Dickens classic and the all-Atlanta cast you’ve come to treasure. On...

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    Holiday Light Spectacular Gift of Lights

    Holiday Light Spectacular Gift of Lights

    Atlanta Motor Speedway

    11/21/2014 - 1/3/2015

    Celebrate the holiday season as Atlanta Motor Speedway turns into one of the area's biggest drive-through Christmas light parks! Hundreds of displays with over a million lights will help get you in the holiday spirit.

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    It's a Wonderful Laugh

    Alliance Theatre - Hertz Stage

    11/28/2014 - 12/20/2014

    On the Hertz Stage November 28, 2014 to December 20, 2014 By the Dad's Garage Ensemble Ages 18+ It's a Wonderful Laugh is created and intended for adult audiences and may contain some or all of the following types...

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    Christmas at Callanwolde

    Christmas at Callanwolde

    Callanwolde Fine Arts Center

    12/5/2014 - 12/16/2014

    Christmas at Callanwolde is a spectacular 12-day Atlanta tradition. Visitors tour the magnificent Gothic-Tudor mansion elaborately decorated for the season by Atlanta’s top interior and floral designers. Period...

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    Madeline’s Christmas

    Madeline’s Christmas

    Horizon Theatre Company

    12/6/2014 - 12/31/2014

    In an old house in Paris that was covered with vines lived twelve little girls in two straight lines,” begins the story of Madeline. This holiday season will be unlike any other for Madeline and her friends. While on...

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    Run Run Rudolph

    Run Run Rudolph

    Coolidge Park


    A holiday themed 5K

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