Ultimate Guide to Winter in Atlanta
The first day of winter is Dec. 21, and while that doesn’t necessarily mean snow here in the South, it does mean lots of seasonal fun. Here is our guide to winter in Atlanta.
Festive Things to Do for the Holidays
Atlanta knows how to celebrate. Whether strolling through Garden Nights, Holiday Lights at Atlanta Botanical Gardens or checking out the myriad of festive activities at the annual Miracle on Peachtree, visitors and residents can find plenty of activities to get them in the holiday spirit. Check out these festive holiday things to do in Atlanta.
Ice Skating in Atlanta
Even if it doesn’t snow this winter, you don’t have to miss out on all the icy fun. Who doesn’t love a winter-themed pop up? Find out where to go ice skating in Atlanta.
Winter Hiking in Atlanta
With mild winters, you can still get outdoors year around in Atlanta. Check out the Atlanta BeltLine, Westside Park and beyond. Chattahoochee Nature Center offers a selection of easy wooded nature hikes, or you can grab a map and hike around town to find some tiny doors, thanks to the local art installations provided by Tiny Doors ATL. Atlanta is home to a plethora of impressive street art, so grab your camera and take a self-guided photo safari.
Fun Experiences and Events this Winter in Atlanta
There are a number of unique events happening this winter in the ATL. Don’t miss a rare glimpse into the world renowned artist Banksy at Underground Atlanta. If you’re a fan of the critically acclaimed television series “Downton Abbey,” you won’t want to miss the Downton Abbey Exhibition, where visitors can experience the iconic mansion, fashion and characters. These are just a couple of these top 12 things to do in Atlanta this winter.
Best Cozy Restaurants for Winter Dining in Atlanta
Take a break from holiday shopping or plan a romantic date night at one of these cozy restaurants that are perfect for winter dining in Atlanta. Outdoor heaters, firepits and toasty fireplaces will keep you warm in even the coldest weather.
Winter Festivals in Atlanta
Popular winter events and festivals every year in Atlanta include the Martin Luther King Jr. Day observances in January and the Atlanta Chinese Lunar New Year Festival in February. Here is a complete list of winter festivals in the A.
For more things to do in Atlanta this winter, explore our events calendar.
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