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.

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Winter Art Break at High Museum of Art

Explore the galleries and make art with teaching artists. Through Dec. 31.

Cirque du Soleil: VOLTA at Under the Big Top, Atlantic Station

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.

Curious George: Let’s Get Curious! at Children’s Museum of Atlanta

This exhibit inspires children’s natural curiosity as they explore science, math and engineering through hands-on interactive play. Through Jan. 5.

Traveling the Silk Road at Fernbank Museum of Natural History

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.

Winter in Roswell at Roswell Cultural Arts Center

View winter photographs submitted by the people who live and work in Roswell. Through Jan. 10.

License to Chill Snow Island at Margaritaville Lanier Islands

Be transported to a wintry vacation state with snow tubing, snow slides, ice skating, play areas and more. Through Feb. 23.

Snow Mountain at Stone Mountain Park

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.

Enchanted Woodland Trail at Chattahoochee Nature Center

View more than 30 miniature homes built by fairies and gnomes. Through Feb. 29.

Measurement Rules at Tellus Science Museum

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:

Noon Year’s Eve at Fernbank Museum of Natural History

This special celebration will include a countdown to a balloon drop at noon. Dec. 31.

Noon Year’s Eve at LEGOLAND Discovery Center Atlanta

Celebrate 2020 with a balloon drop, pictures with LEGO characters and New Year’s Eve trinkets while supplies last. Dec. 31.

Noon Year’s Eve at The Hotel at Avalon

Partygoers will ring in the new year with live music, face painting, crafts and a balloon drop. Dec. 31.

Kids’ Early New Year’s Eve Celebration at Stone Mountain Park

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.

New Year’s Eve Bash at The Battery Atlanta

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.

New Year’s Bubble Bash at Children’s Museum of Atlanta

Ring in the new year with dance, a DJ, games, prizes and bubbles. Dec. 31.

Noon Year’s Eve on The Roof, Ponce City Market

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.

Noon Year’s Eve Celebration by JJs Playhouse

Presented by JJs Playhouse Children’s Museum & Gym, enjoy New Year’s early with kid-friendly activities and a noon countdown. Dec. 31.

Noon Year’s Eve at Monkey Joe’s

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.

Glow the Night Away Kids Party at Lanier Islands

Kids can ring in 2020 with glowing activities, dinner, activities, games, an apple cider toast and a midnight balloon drop. Dec. 31.

Past Events:

Family Snow Day at Pinckneyville Park Community Recreation Center

Wear your winter pajamas to play games, make crafts, have a “snow”ball fight and more. Dec. 6.

Movie Night at Fort Yargo State Park

Bring a chair or blanket to enjoy a relaxing movie night. Dec. 6.

SEC FanFare at Georgia World Congress Center

Join in the excitement and pageantry of the SEC Championship Game with attractions, celebrity quarterbacks, pep rallies and more. Dec. 6-7.

Free First Saturday at Dunwoody Nature Center

Join in on free fun centered around snowflakes. Dec. 7.

Second Sunday at High Museum of Art

Enjoy free admission to the Museum and family programs from 1-4 p.m. Dec. 8.

Design Club Day: Hour of Code at Museum of Design Atlanta

Celebrate Computer Science Education Week with coding challenges, such as coding your own dance party, App Labs and more. Dec. 8.

Fit Kids Run/Walk at Ansley Mall

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.

Winter Fest at Dacula Park Activity Building

Celebrate winter with themed crafts, Medieval style games, a hot chocolate bar and more. Dec. 14.

Family Fun Day at Marcus Jewish Community Center of Atlanta

Enjoy a free day of fun with inflatables, push toys, crafts, community service projects, basketball competition, movies and more. Dec. 25.

Chick-fil-A Peach Bowl Fan Night at Georgia Aquarium

Explore the galleries and their aquatic animals, attend a pep rally and enjoy food and football. Dec. 27.

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