25+ Not-to-Miss December Events
Atlanta Parent has you covered with the best events this month from snow to exhibits and more. Make sure to also check out our 175+ Best Holiday Events in Atlanta and Beyond for holiday happenings.
Explore the diversity of life as you discover the extreme adaptations that allow organisms to thrive all over the world. Through Jan 1.
Step into Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood, where Daniel and his friends help children navigate their world. Play, sing, explore and pretend in some favorite and familiar places from the Neighborhood. Through Jan. 6.
Snow tubing hill, winter-themed carnival rides, an ice skating rink, a fire pit with s’mores and photos with Santa. Through Feb. 24.
Stone Mountain transforms into a Winter Wonderland, and brings lots of snow to Atlanta. Tube down snow-covered hills, build a snowman, throw snowballs, and more. Galactic Snow Tubing with lights and lasers after 5:30 p.m. Select dates through Feb. 24.
At the center of this exhibit is a 1980 Chevrolet Malibu struck by the Peekskill Meteorite in 1992. Other featured casualties include a mailbox, a window, a radio and more headliners. Through March 24.
Celebrity athletes, pep-rallies, attractions and more to celebrate the SEC Championship Game. The SEC Network’s pregame show, “SEC Nation,” will broadcast live from the Center on Sat. Nov. 30-Dec. 1.
Test the latest baby gear, hear from experts, meet other new and soon-to-be parents in your area, win prizes and more. Dec. 4.
Arnold Lobel’s beloved characters Frog and Toad “hop from the page to the stage” in this musical. Recommended for ages 3 and older. Each Fri. is PJs and Play with cookies and milk. Dec. 7-30.
More than a dozen miniature fairy and gnome houses line Kingfisher Pond Trail. Create your own house in the play area. Dec. 9-Feb. 28.
Free admission to the Museum the second Sunday of each month, and family programs from 1-4 p.m. include art making, storytimes and more. Dec. 9.
Free admission the second Sunday of each month. Special programs include design and STEAM activities. Dec. 9.
Drama workshops for ages preschool to fifth grade with games, storytelling and more. Dec. 9.
Inflatables, movies, sports, swimming, JCC Maccabi Games and arts and crafts. Dec. 25.
Explore The High’s galleries with a family guide and make art with teaching artists. Dec. 26-30.
New Years Events:
Let the kids celebrate early with a balloon drop at noon and music, bubbles and dancing. Dec. 31.
Countdown to 2019 with a dance party, special guests, bubble-wrap fireworks and more. Countdowns at noon and 3:30 p.m. Dec. 31.
Live music, face painting, crafts and countdown to noon when a giant balloon drop will welcome in the New Year. Dec. 31.
Balloon drop at noon, large group LEGO build and giveaways. Dec. 31.
Fireworks, snowfall and early New Year’s celebration at 9 p.m. Activities begin with costumed characters, music and dance-a-longs prior to countdown to 9 p.m. Dec. 31.