101 Ideas for Holiday Family Fun in Atlanta - 2021 | Kids Out and About Atlanta

101 Ideas for Holiday Family Fun in Atlanta - 2021

KidsOutAndAbout is Atlanta's online guide to everything for kids, teens, and families! The activities we've listed here are confirmed for this year, but many require reserving ahead of time, and please keep in mind that events could be canceled... so click through to make arrangements. Enjoy the holidays!

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Santa Sightings

Nov 6 - Dev 24, 2021 Santa's Wonderland - Bass Pro Shops
Nov 12 - Dec 24, 2021 Santa Photo Experience- Mall of Georgia
Nov 12 - Dec 24, 2021 Photos with Santa - Town Center at Cobb
Nov 12 - Dec 24, 2021 Photos with Santa - Lenox Square
Nov 13 - Dec 24, 2021 Santa's Office Window Visit - Stone Mountain
Nov 18 - Dec 24, 2021 Santa Pictures - Perimeter Mall
Nov 19 - Dec 24, 2021 Visit Santa  - Arbor Place
Nov 19 - Dec 23, 2021 Santa Tuck-Ins - The Hotel at Avalon
Nov 20 - Dec 12, 2021 Santa at Rhodes Hall - Castle on Peachtree Street
Nov 21, 2021 Santa Arrives - Southeastern Railway Museum
Nov 22, - Dec 24, 2021 Santa At Avalon
Opening Nov 25, 2021 Santa'a Cottage - Pettit Creek Farm
Nov 26 - Dec 24, 2021 Santa - Northpoint Mall- North Point Mall
Nov 26, 2021 - Jan 2022  Holiday Road AtlantaThe Horse Mansion at Bouckaert Farm
Nov 26, 2021 Santa on the Square - Main Street on Main
Nov 26- Dec 19, 2021 (select dates) Visit with Santa - Berrys Tree Farm
Nov 26- Dec 19, 2021 (select dates) Visit with Santa - Southern Belle Farm
Dec 2 - Dec 24, 2021 Photos with Santa - Cumberland Mall
Dec 2, 2021 32nd Annual Hometown Annual Holiday Parade - Downtown Forsyth
Dec 3 - 24, 2021 Pictures with Santa - The Mall at Stonecrest
Dec 4, 2021 Day with Santa - Downtown Kennesaw and Depot Park
Dec 4 -12, 2021 Santa at Rhoes Hall
Dec 5 - 12, 2021 Santa Cares Day - Cumberland Mall
Dec 11, 12, 19, 2021 Breakfast with Santa - Avalon
Dec 11, 2021 All Aboard for Holiday Fun - Southern Museum of Civil War & Locomotive History

 

Old-Time Christmas

Nov 13, 2021 - Jan 2, 2022 Stone Mountain Christmas - Stone Mountain
Nov 15 - Dec 31, 2021 Holiday Carriage Rides - The Mall at Stonecrest
Open Nov 25, 2021 A Country Christmas - Pettit Creek Farm
Nov 26 - Dec 11, 2021 Winter House - Callanwolde
Open Nov 26, 2021 Christmas on the Farm - Southern Belle Farm
Dec 3 - 17, 2021 Season of Celebration - Alpharetta
Dec 4, 2021  The Kennesaw Holiday Market - Downtown Kennesaw

 

Light Displays

Nov 6 - Jan 9, 2022 Atlanta Great Tree - Macy's Lenox Square
Nov 11, 2021 - Jan 2, 2022 ALT Holiay Lights - Atlantic Station 
Nov 12, 2021 - Jan 2, 2022 Rockin Christmas Drive-Thru -  Six Flags White Water – Atlanta
Nov 13, 2021 - Jan 2, 2022 Stone Mountain Christmas - Stone Mountain
Nov 13, 2021 - Jan 15, 2022 Garden Lights, Holiday Nights - Atlanta Botanical Garden
Open Nov 15, 2021  A Country Christmas - Pettit Creek Farm
Nov 17 2021 - Jan 2, 2022 Artcic Adventure Drive-Thru - Hampton, GA
Nov 19, 2021 - Jan 3, 2022 Fantasy in Lights - Callaway Resort & Gardens
Nov 20, 2021 Light the Station - Atlantic Station
Nov 21, 2021 The Lighting of Avalon - Avalon
Nov 25 - Dec 31, 2021 Lights of Life - Life University
Nov 25 - Dec 23, 2021 Mountain Country Christmas - Georgia Mountain Fairgrounds
Nov 25, 2021

Lighting of the Tree - Gwinnett County

Dec 4, 2021

Festival of Trees - Museum of Aviation

Dec 4, 2021

Deck the Hall - Duluth Town Green

Dec 4, 2021

Lilburn Christmas Parade & Tree Lighting - Main St. Lilburn

 

Living Nativities

Nov 25 - Dec 30, 2021 Live Nativity & Petting Zoo - Pettit Creek Farm 
Dec 3 - 4, 2021 7th Annual Journey to Bethlehem Live Nativity Show -  St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church
Dec 5, 2021 A Walk Through Bethlehem - Dunwoody Baptist Church
Dec 10, 11, 12, 2021 Drive Thru Nativity - Legacy Church
Dec 11, 2021

Walk Though Bethlehem - St. John UMC

Dec 11-12, 2021

Walk Through Bethlehem - Simplewood United Methodist Church

Dec 12, 2021

The 2nd Annual Best Christmas Pageant Drive Thru Ever - Trinity Presbyterian Church 

Dec 17, 2021

Nativity and S'more - Sugarloaf United Methodist Church

Dec 18, 2021

Live Nativity - Bethlehem Village

Dec 19, 2021

Live Nativity - The Nett Church

 

Holiday Theatre

Nov 28, 2021  An Evening with Chevy Chase and screening of National Lampoon's Christmas Vacation - Fox Theatre
Dec 4, 2021 Jennifer Nettles Broadway Under the Mistletoe - Fox Theatre
Dec 5, 2021 The Elf on the Shelf: A Christmas Musical - Fox Theatre 
Dec 7 - 12, 2021 Dr. Seuss' How the Grinch Stole Christmas the Musical - Fox Theatre 
Dec 9, 2021 The Grinch - Duluth Cinema at the Red Clay
Dec 14, 2021 The Hip Hop Nutcracker - Fox Theatre
Dec 18, 2021 Classic Christmas Drive In Movie - Lilburn City Hall
Dec 21, 2021 It's A Wonderful Life - Earl & Rachel Smith Strand Theatre
Dec 23-24, 2021 Cirque Dreams Holidaze - Fox Theatre

 

Holiday Concerts

Dec 1, 2021 KLove Christmas Tour - Fox Theatre
Dec 13, 2021

 

 

Christmas Tree Experience

Open Nov 18, 2021 Choose a Tree - Big John's Christmas tree Farm 
Open Nov 20, 2021 Choose or Cut Your Own Tree - Berry's Christmas Tree Farm
Open Nov 22, 2021 City of Refuge Christmas Tree Sale - North Parking Deck
Open Nov 26, 2021 Get the Perfect Christmas Tree - Sugarland 
Nov - Dec Family Christmas Experience - Worthington Tree Farm

 

Ice Skating

Nov 19, 2021 - Jan 17, 2022 Skate the Station - Atlanta Station
Nov 21, 2021 - Jan 17, 2022 Avalon on Ice - Avalon
Nov 25, 2021 - Feb 21, 2022 The Rink - Park Tavern 
Nov 25, 2021 - Jan 9, 2022 Skate the Sky - Ponce City Roof

 

Shopping & Craft Fairs

Nov 12 - Dec 24, 2021 Holiday Market at Avalon
Nov 19, 2021 Holiday Sip & See - Main Street Newman
Nov 13, 20,27, Dec 4,11,18, 2021 Makers Market - Atlantic Station 
Dec 4, 2021 Deck the Hall - Downtown Duluth

 

New Year's Eve

Dec 31, 2021 Kids' Early New Year's Eve Celebration - Stone Mountain

 

Miscellaneous

Nov 29 - Dec 23, 2021 Free Holiday Family Portraits - Gwinnett Historic Courthouse
Dec 11, 2021  All Aboard for Holiday Fun - Southern Museum of Civil War & Locomotive History
Dec 3, 2021 Depot Park Holiday Walk Art Contest - Depot Park 
Dec 4, 2021   Children's Christmas Parade - Virtual 

 


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