25+ Not-to-Miss December Events
Atlanta Parent has you covered with the best events this month from snow to exhibits to football and more. Make sure to also check out our 175+ Best Holiday Events in Atlanta and Beyond for holiday happenings.
Explore the galleries and make art with teaching artists. Through Dec. 31.
Follow the story of Waz, a gameshow contestant who has lost touch with himself, and learn the importance of being true to yourself. Through Jan. 5.
This exhibit inspires children’s natural curiosity as they explore science, math and engineering through hands-on interactive play. Through Jan. 5.
Enjoy Fernbank’s newest special exhibit about the peoples and cultures who benefited from trade on the silk road. Through Jan. 5.
Based on the book, this musical explores what it means to find your voice and decide your own fate. Through Jan. 5.
View winter photographs submitted by the people who live and work in Roswell. Through Jan. 10.
Be transported to a wintry vacation state with snow tubing, snow slides, ice skating, play areas and more. Through Feb. 23.
Race down the slopes on Tube Runners or Avalanche Alley. Younger guests will enjoy Little Angels and Snowzone for fun wintry activities. Through Feb. 23.
View more than 30 miniature homes built by fairies and gnomes. Through Feb. 29.
Explore measurement questions using nonstandard tools such as balancing scales, odometers, calipers and more in this interactive exhibit. Through May 10.
New Year’s Eve:
This special celebration will include a countdown to a balloon drop at noon. Dec. 31.
Celebrate 2020 with a balloon drop, pictures with LEGO characters and New Year’s Eve trinkets while supplies last. Dec. 31.
Partygoers will ring in the new year with live music, face painting, crafts and a balloon drop. Dec. 31.
Fireworks, snowfall and early New Year’s celebration with costumed characters, music and dance-a-longs prior to the 9 p.m. countdown. Dec. 31.
Ring in the new year early with the Early Innings celebration featuring an inflatable ball drop, Atlanta Braves in-game host, Mark Owens, a performance by The Atlanta Spirit Squad and more. Dec. 31.
Ring in the new year with dance, a DJ, games, prizes and bubbles. Dec. 31.
Count down to noon with a biodegradable balloon release, entertainers, complimentary snacks for kids, arts and crafts, balloon artists, face painters and more. Dec. 31.
Presented by JJs Playhouse Children’s Museum & Gym, enjoy New Year’s early with kid-friendly activities and a noon countdown. Dec. 31.
Celebrate the start of a new year with games, prizes, giveaways, jumping fun and a bubble wrap stomp celebration at the noon countdown. Dec. 31.
Kids can ring in 2020 with glowing activities, dinner, activities, games, an apple cider toast and a midnight balloon drop. Dec. 31.
Wear your winter pajamas to play games, make crafts, have a “snow”ball fight and more. Dec. 6.
Bring a chair or blanket to enjoy a relaxing movie night. Dec. 6.
Join in the excitement and pageantry of the SEC Championship Game with attractions, celebrity quarterbacks, pep rallies and more. Dec. 6-7.
Join in on free fun centered around snowflakes. Dec. 7.
Enjoy free admission to the Museum and family programs from 1-4 p.m. Dec. 8.
Celebrate Computer Science Education Week with coding challenges, such as coding your own dance party, App Labs and more. Dec. 8.
Part of the Northside Hospital Orthopedic Institute Half Marathon Weekend Powered by Jeff Galloway, kids can run a mile, half mile, ¼ mile or 100 yards, depending on their ages. Dec. 14.
Celebrate winter with themed crafts, Medieval style games, a hot chocolate bar and more. Dec. 14.
Enjoy a free day of fun with inflatables, push toys, crafts, community service projects, basketball competition, movies and more. Dec. 25.
Explore the galleries and their aquatic animals, attend a pep rally and enjoy food and football. Dec. 27.