Free and Cheap Christmas Holiday Fun for Atlanta Families
Don’t break the bank this holiday season—here are our ideas for holiday fun for free or under $5.
See trees decorated by local families, businesses and organizations to take holiday photos. Dec. 4-Jan. 1.
See a flurry of snow, life-sized nutcrackers and winter décor. Dec. 4, 11 and 18.
See decorated ornaments, trees, snowflakes and snowmen from individuals and businesses. Dec. 4-28.
Celebrate the Christmas season with a drive-in movie, greet Santa, see a holiday ice sculpture, hear Christmas music, and watch a drive-in fireworks show. Dec. 12.
Hosted by Chabad Intown, experience a Chanukah celebration with a menorah lighting, films and dinner. Dec. 13.
Watch the Christmas story come to life as children recreate familiar scenes from Bethlehem. Dec. 16.
See the holiday favorite “Elf” from the comfort of your own vehicle, and purchase holiday refreshments from food trucks. Dec. 19.
Sip on spiced apple cider, treat yourself to homemade cookies, and listen to Christmas carols. On Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays, Santa comes to visit. Through Dec. 20.
Ride through the charming downtown on a horse-drawn carriage and take in holiday lights. Through Dec. 23.
Families can make Christmas memories with free pictures with Santa, crafts and activities. Through Dec. 24.
Join the Atlanta Concert Band for a new piece of holiday music each day on YouTube, Facebook or Twitter. Through Dec. 25.
For more free fun, check out these Christmas parades.
Celebrate the holidays with carriage rides and train rides, visits and photos with Santa, sweet treats, marshmallow-roasting, ice skating and more. Dec. 4.
Shop for unique handmade gifts by local artisans, including eco-friendly candles, bath products, food and more. Dec. 5.
Explore mausoleums decorated for the holidays, shop the Holiday Green Market and Pop-Up Shop, go on a scavenger hunt, and enjoy photo opportunities. Dec. 5-6.