Things To Do in Atlanta This Weekend December 1 through December 3

From Christmas to canines to magical soundtracks, it's all going on in Atlanta this weekend.
  • Get festive with your furriest friend at the Reindog Parade.
    Get festive with your furriest friend at the Reindog Parade.

From Christmas classics to new holiday events, this weekend's got plenty of things to do in Atlanta. 

Carol’s Picks
Carol is the ATL Insider’s culture vulture. If there is a new exhibit in town or a new show on the stage, Carol is the first to know about it.

  • 20th Annual Gala Holiday Concert, Saturday and Sunday
    Whether you are one of those people who starts preparing for the holidays in September or you are among those who can't get past your inner Scrooge, this concert should either keep you in the mood or get you in the mood. Go on, deck the halls and hum joyous tunes.

  • The Pancakes & Booze Art Show, Friday and Saturday
    Keep your blood sugar in line (with pancakes) while you shop for unique items from emerging artists. And don't miss live body painting.

Joleen's Picks
Joleen is a work-at-home mom to a 3-year-old son. She and her family live in the 'burbs but enjoy regularly traveling into the city for family-friendly fun and adventure.

  • Children's Christmas Parade, Saturday
    Ready to officially kick of the Christmas season? Head on down to Peachtree Street for the annual Children’s Christmas Parade. The largest parade in the Southeast transforms Midtown into Santa Claus Lane and welcomes a procession of balloons, bands, floats and Santa Claus himself. Step off is at 10:20 a.m. from Peachtree & 16th streets, with the parade proceeding down Peachtree Street.

  • Back to Nature Holiday Market, Saturday
    Cross a few names off your gift list while supporting local artisans at Chattahoochee Nature Center’s Annual Holiday Market. The free event will feature 40+ local vendors offering handmade/eco-friendly goods. Food will be available in the cafe.

Tommy's Picks
Tommy is a young professional keeping an eye out for the city's liveliest happenings.

  • Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone In Concert with the ASOThursday -- Saturday
    Experience the magic of John Williams' iconic score with the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra at Atlanta Symphony Hall this weekend.

  • Reindog ParadeSaturday
    Time to dress up your doggo in his or her finest Christmas getup and head to Atlanta Botanical Garden. (Dog ownership not necessary to come along and watch the canine fun.)

For the ACVB Editor's Picks along with a look at all of the events happening this weekend in Atlanta, check out our full events calendar. Then head over to InstagramFacebook and T witter to share how you will #DiscoverATL this weekend.

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