It’s a Miracle on Peachtree in Buckhead

Miracle on Peachtree is back for the second year with new and festive, family-friendly events and activities to usher in the holiday season. From ballet to hot cocoa, Christmas tree decorating and even a holiday tea, you’re certain to find more than one way to celebrate the season in Buckhead. Here’s what you can expect.

It’s a Miracle on Peachtree in Buckhead. Here’s your map to a jolly good time this holiday season.

Buckhead Village kicks off holiday festivities beginning Nov. 27 with a wide variety of shopping and entertainment opportunities.

Shop & Stroll

Listen to carolers sing as you shop & stroll through Buckhead Village. (Jamestown)

Each weekend from noon to 6 p.m., stop by for Buckhead Village’s Shop & Stroll series, where you are invited to enjoy open-air shopping and dining experiences in addition to family-friendly activities such as ornament and cookie decorating. Holiday performers and Stylish Santa will stroll the area offering music, caroling and other performances, while stores will offer in-store events and specials. Indulge in complimentary treats from the special food and beverage carts spread around the property.

Hot Chocolate Crawl

Hot chocolate and festive specialty cocktails? Yes, please!

This year’s annual Hot Chocolate Crawl takes place Dec. 11 from 5 to 8 p.m. Stroll along Peachtree Road between Lenox Square and the Buckhead Village District and take in the beautiful light displays, stopping at a variety of locations to enjoy hot chocolate and specialty cocktails. You can enjoy performances along the route, which features Christmas carols and live music. You will receive free holiday holographic classes to add even more sparkle to the displays, and the first 100 arrivals will receive a commemorative mug.

Sugar Plum Fairy Forest

Don’t miss a visit to the Sugar Plum Fairy Forest for fun Instagram-worthy photo ops. The space will feature pastel floral canopies, life-sized abstract paper trees and colossal flowers. You will be able to let your inner pixie roam free in Buckhead Village’s reimagining of a classic holiday scene and strike a pose with sugar plum ballerinas each Saturday beginning Nov. 27, from noon to 6 p.m.

Atlanta Ballet Performances

Atlanta Ballet 2 performs “The Nutcracker” and other holiday favorites. (Jamestown)

Atlanta Ballet 2 will make a special visit to Buckhead Village on Nov. 27 from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. to perform in the open-air space alongside The Veranda. The performance will feature classics like “The Nutcracker” and “Snow White” plus contemporary works.

2021 Christkindl German Market

The Atlanta Christkindl German Market takes place in Buckhead Village District in 2021.

The German American Cultural Foundation’s 2021 Christkindl German Market will be set up in the Buckhead Village District. The market features more than 50 vendors offering festive food and beverage treats and items to purchase plus live music and entertainment on the weekends. This traditional holiday market will run daily from Nov. 26 through Jan. 2, 2022.

Cozy Up Along The Veranda

Warm up by the firepit along The Veranda in Buckhead.

All season long shoppers can enjoy cozying up to a series of complimentary firepits set along The Veranda. These are great spots to take a break from shopping and enjoy a festive beverage or holiday treat. 

Sip on Holiday-Themed Cocktails

Finish off an afternoon of holiday shopping at Buckhead Village’s third annual holiday pop-up: The Blitzen Room. The restaurant will feature swanky, vintage Christmas decor and seasonally themed cocktails ranging from Chartreuse Hot Chocolate to Frozen Eggnog. Opening mid-November.

Christmas Trees on Display

See nearly 40 festive trees in Atlanta at Loudermilk Park.

Loudermilk Park will show off nearly 40 Christmas trees from Nov. 26 to Dec. 11. Stroll the park to see each of the uniquely decorated trees. After their time on display in Buckhead, the trees will be donated to Atlanta Fire Department stations throughout the city.

Holiday Happenings at Lenox Square

You can’t miss this illuminated “buck” outside Lenox Square in Buckhead Atlanta.

Lenox Square will once again host some of our favorite holiday festivities. The kids can see Santa, and you can kick off the season with the BuckheadRUN.

BuckheadRUN! Holiday 5K

The BuckheadRUN! Holiday 5K is back LIVE for its third year on Dec. 4. Santa will lead the race in a red Audi convertible as runners explore the Buckhead area in an invigorating way. Don’t forget your earbuds to listen to the curated holiday playlist on Spotify as you run. For a little something extra wear your favorite holiday costume and enter the costume contest.

Visit with Santa at Lenox

Little ones won’t want to miss the opportunity to share their wish list with Santa. Visit Old St. Nick for a socially distanced experience at Lenox Square starting Nov. 27. Santa is available by appointment daily from 1 to 7 p.m. (1 to 5 p.m. on Sundays). Make your reservations here.

Afternoon Tea with Santa

The St. Regis will once again host a magical, traditional Afternoon Tea with Santa in the festive Astor Court. You will enjoy tea, holiday treats and special visits from Santa and Mrs. Claus. In addition, a mischievous elf will visit throughout the event, which will be accompanied by live music. Make reservations early as this often sells out.

Make it a Holiday Getaway in Atlanta

Enjoy entertainment throughout Buckhead all month long. (Jamestown)

Plan a romantic weekend getaway or a festive holiday staycation with the kids. Join in on jolly events, enjoy dazzling decor, finish your holiday shopping, then cozy up at one of these Buckhead hotels.

Joleen Pete lives outside Atlanta with her husband and their son. On the weekends they enjoy going into the city for family fun and exploration. Joleen is the family travel and lifestyle blogger behind Love, Joleen.

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