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Find new Christmas, Hanukkah and Kwanzaa traditions.

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Atlanta sparkles with traditional and delightful holiday events that fill the air with anticipation and excitement for the season to come. Enjoy iconic Atlanta Christmas events, Hanukkah celebrations and Kwanzaa traditions and discover what’s new this season. The possibilities are endless with so many things to do in Atlanta at Christmas time and the holidays. Start making your plans today!

Explore more Atlanta holiday fun and entertainment taking place throughout the season. And find great deals on hotel packages from Stone Mountain and Buckhead, as well as discounts on tickets to some of Atlanta’s most popular attractions. 

Things to Do on Christmas and for the holiday season in Atlanta

Magical Christmas Shows & Parade

Start your holiday season in Atlanta with the lighting of Macy’s Great Tree at Lenox Square, and while you’re there, take a ride on Macy’s Pink Pig. Add in the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra’s series of holiday concerts and the Children’s Christmas Parade and your list is already spilling off the page.

Christmas Events Offer Fun for Everyone

Garden Lights, Holiday Nights at the Atlanta Botanical Garden features more than one million colorful lights. It joins other beloved Atlanta Christmas events such as the Atlanta Festival of Lights, Sounds of the SEAson at Georgia Aquarium and many more.

Holiday Lights Abound in Atlanta

Other holiday light extravaganzas include Fantasy in Lights at Callaway Gardens, A Stone Mountain Christmas, Holiday in Lights at Centennial Olympic Park and Lakeside Lights Spectacular at Margaritaville at Lanier Islands. Explore more places to see holiday lights this season in Atlanta!

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