20+ Not-to-Miss December Events
Atlanta Parent has you covered with the best events this month from theatre to exhibits to ice skating and more. Make sure to also check out our 175+ Best Holiday Events in Atlanta and Beyond for holiday happenings.
Ring in the new year with a DJ dance party, bubble wrap “fireworks,” bubbles, confetti and more. Dec. 31.
Party the day away with a live DJ, photo booth, cotton candy, popcorn, sparkling cider and more. Dec. 31.
Celebrate the upcoming new year with live music from DJ Willy Wow, face painting, crafts, snacks, photo opportunities and a giant balloon drop at noon. Dec. 31.
This annual celebration at Skyline Park rings in 2022 at noon. Dec. 31.
Ring in the new year with confetti, sparkling cider, live music, a photobooth, face painting and more. Dec. 31.
Ring in the year early with magical snowfall and a fireworks show. Dec. 31.
Based on Lewis Carroll’s classic story, young Alice finds her true voice and her true self through the help of music. Through Jan. 2.
This outdoor exhibit features light-based works by artists from around the country. Through Jan. 31.
Fairies and gnomes have built their whimsical winter homes with tiny natural objects—see if you can spot them all! Through Feb. 28.
KAWS’s works include printmaking, painting, sculpture and more combining the world of design, popular culture and fine art. Through March 27.
See more than 30 giant moving dinosaurs in this walk-thru safari adventure for an up-close look at prehistoric creatures and their natural habitats, and stop by the interactive area for kids. Through April 8.
Explore art history with poster design showcasing typography and graphics to sell commercial products from the past. Through April 24.
Explore the mysterious subterranean world of caves with a cave reconstructions, and search for cave critters in the scavenger hunt. Through Oct. 30.
Featuring the songs from the 1971 film, as well as new songs, follow enigmatic candy manufacturer Willy Wonka as he gives away five golden tickets. Dec. 3-4.
Stop by this cave simulator to see how well you can explore a cave without touching stalactites and learn how pulleys work with vertical caving. Dec. 3-5.
Go on a guided walk to learn the winter habits of native animals. Dec. 4.
Hansel and Gretel get lost in the woods, but this time, they have the Sandman and the Dew Fairy to help them in this opera with a twist on the classic fairy tale. Dec. 8.
Bring a blanket or lawn chair to watch “Jurassic World” and “How the Grinch Stole Christmas” on the outdoor screen. Dec. 10.
Enjoy free admission to see the art in the galleries. Dec. 12.
Enjoy holiday-themed crafts. Dec. 18.
Based on the beloved tale, a velveteen rabbit learns a special kind of magic can make him a real animal with the love of a little boy. Dec. 18.
This beloved musical tells the story of a governess who serves the seven Von Trapp children and becomes a beloved member of their family. Through Dec. 19.
Brilliant detective Sherlock Holmes must determine who killed Sir Charles Baskerville in this fast-paced comedy mystery. Through Dec. 19.
Celebrate community, family and warmth as residents of The Apartment Building prepare for the holidays. Through Dec. 23.