Atlanta’s Top Holiday Events
Celebrate the season with these top-notch attractions and events. Also check out our list of Top Holiday Events Beyond Atlanta.
Atlanta’s Most Heartwarming Christmas Celebration
Stone Mountain Christmas, a family favorite tradition, is filled with festive music, dazzling lights and captivating shows. Celebrate the spirit of the season with the all-new Christmas Laser Show. Wander through the Musical Frosted Forest and be mesmerized by beautiful lights, sights and sounds. Marvel at the Enchanted Tree Lighting Ceremony, see a special appearance from Santa himself as he flies overhead and catch the exciting new Snow Angel’s Christmas Parade on the laser lawn! End the evening with Angelina the Snow Angel as she takes flight and creates one last magical snowfall! Nov. 14-Jan. 3 (select dates).
A Flurry of Fun
There’s “snow” much fun coming to Margaritaville at Lanier Islands this winter! License to Chill Snow Island features one of the fastest snow tubing hills in North America. Play in the snow and challenge friends to a snowball fight at Snowball Alley. Don’t miss the winter-themed carnival rides, ice skating rink, fire pit with s’mores, photos with Santa at his workshop and specialty winter drinks and snacks. Nov. 6-Feb. 21. The all-new Lakeside Lights Spectacular is a magical walk through an amazing lighting extravaganza with festive seasonal music, themed displays and light tunnels. Nov. 20-Feb. 21.
Holiday Overnight Fun Like Nowhere Else in Georgia
Lakeside fun is year-round at Lanier Islands in Buford! This beautiful resort located 45 minutes north of Atlanta hosts a myriad of lakeside holiday activities. Join them this year for an overnight stay with a holiday breakfast buffet and a visit with Santa included. Or sign up for their newest holiday package, the Elf PJ Story Time – kids will enjoy a socially distanced gathering with a bedtime story read by Santa’s favorite elves. For those looking for some adventure, the Winter Family Fun package is full of high speed, frozen fun with tickets to Snow Island included for a day full of snow tubing and carnival rides.