101 Ideas for Holiday Family Fun in Atlanta - 2022 | Kids Out and About Atlanta

101 Ideas for Holiday Family Fun in Atlanta - 2022

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Santa Sightings

Nov 5 - Dev 22, 2022 Santa's Wonderland - Bass Pro Shops
Nov 10 - Dec 24, 2022 Santa Photo Experience- Mall of Georgia
Nov 11 - Dec 24, 2022 Photos with Santa - Town Center at Cobb
Nov 17 - Dec 24, 2022 Photos with Santa - Lenox Square
Nov 12 - Dec 24, 2022 Santa's Office Window Visit - Stone Mountain
Nov 18 - Dec 24, 2022 Visit Santa  - Arbor Place
Nov 18 - Dec 24, 2022 Santa - North Point Mall
Nov 19-27, 2022 (select dates) Santa Photo Experience - Gorgia Festival of Trees
Nov 19 - Dec 11, 2022 Santa at Rhodes Hall - Castle on Peachtree Street
Nov 19, 2022 Santa Arrives - Southeastern Railway Museum
Nov 25 - Dec 24, 2022 Pictures with Santa - Perimeter Mall
Nov 25 - Dec 23, 2022 Santa Tuck-Ins - The Hotel at Avalon
Nov 21, - Dec 24, 2022 Santa At Avalon - Santa's Cottage in Palmer Plaza
Nov 24 - Dec 24, 2002 (select dates) Santa'a Cottage - Pettit Creek Farm
Nov 25 - Dec 24, 2022 Santa's Post Office - The Battery Atlanta
Nov 25, 2022 Santa on the Square - Main Street on Main
Nov 25 - Dec 18, 2022 (select dates) Visit with Santa - Berrys Tree Farm
Nov 25 - Dec 18, 2022 (select dates) Visit with Santa - Southern Belle Farm
Nov 27, 2022 Live Reindeer and Santa's Sleigh - Lenox Square
Dec 1, 2022 Hometown Holidays Parade - Downtown Forsyth
Dec 1, 2022 Pictures with Santa - The Mall at Stonecrest
Dec 3, 2022 Breakfast with Santa - Ben Robertson Community Center
Dec 3, 2022 Day with Santa Parade & Festival - City of Kennesaw 
Dec 3-4, 2022 Cookies with Santa - Zoo Atlanta
Dec 3, 4, 2022 Photos with Santa Winter Market - Still Family Farm
Dec 4, 2022 Santa Cares Day - Cumberland Mall
Dec 5 - Dec 20, 2022 (Mondays & Tuesdays) Pictures with Santa Norman - Cumberland Mall
Dec 10, 2022 Breakfast with Santa - Chick-Fil-A
Dec 10, 2022 Breakfast with Santa - Cumberland Mall
Dec 10, 2022 All Aboard for Holiday Fun - Southern Museum of Civil War & Locomotive History
Dec 11, 2022 Breakfast with Santa - Oak Steakhouse
Dec 17, 2022 Cookies & Cocoa with Santa - City of Duluth City Hall

 

Old-Time Christmas

Nov 12, 2022 - Jan 2, 2023 Stone Mountain Christmas - Stone Mountain
Nov 24 - Dec 24, 2022 A Country Christmas - Pettit Creek Farm
Nov 25 - Dec 10, 2022 (select dates) Winter House - Callanwolde
Nov 25 - Dec 18, 2022 Christmas on the Farm - Southern Belle Farm
Dec 2 - 16, 2022 Season of Celebration - Alpharetta
Dec 3, 2022 Christmas Carolers - Lenox Square
Dec 3, 2022  The Kennesaw Holiday Market - Downtown Kennesaw
Dec 3, 2022 Deck the Hall - City of Duluth City Hall
Dec 10, 2022 Merry Little Christmas - Downtown Lawrenceville 

 

Light Displays

Nov 12, 2022 - Jan 2, 2023 Stone Mountain Christmas - Stone Mountain
Nov 12, 2022 - Jan 14, 2023 Garden Lights, Holiday Nights - Atlanta Botanical Garden
Nov 24 - Dec 24, 2022 A Country Christmas - Pettit Creek Farm
Nov 16, 2022 - Jan 1, 2023 Word of Illumination Reindeer Road - Six Flags White Water
Nov 18, 2022 - Jan 2, 2023 Fantasy in Lights - Callaway Resort & Gardens
Nov 19, 2022 Light the Station - Atlantic Station
Nov 19 - 27, 2022 (select dates) Georgia Festival of Trees - GA World Congress Center
Nov 20, 2022 - Jan 4, 2023 Celebration at the Station - Atlantic Station 
Nov 20, 2022 The Lighting of Avalon - Avalon
Nov 17, 2022 - Jan 15, 2023 (Select Days) IllumiNights at the Zoo - Zoo Atlanta
Nov 24 - Dec 31, 2022 Lights of Life - Life University
Nov 24, 2022 Lighting of the Tree - Gwinnett Historic Courthouse
Nov 24 - Dec 23, 2022 Mountain Country Christmas - Georgia Mountain Fairgrounds
Nov 25 - Dec 22, 2022 Festival of Trees - Lawrenceville Arts Center
Dec 3, 2022 Festival of Trees - Museum of Aviation
Dec 3, 2022  Deck the Hall - Duluth Town Green
Dec 3, 2022 Lilburn Christmas Parade & Tree Lighting - Main St. Lilburn
Dec 4, 2022 Sparkle Sandy Springs Parade - City Springs

 

Living Nativities

Nov 24 - Dec 24, 2022 Live Nativity & Petting Zoo - Pettit Creek Farm 
Dec 2 - 3, 2022 Journey to Bethlehem Live Nativity Show -  St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church
Dec 4, 2022 A Walk Through Bethlehem - Dunwoody Baptist Church
Dec 10, 2022 Walk Though Bethlehem - St. John UMC
Dec 9-11, 2022 Walk Through Bethlehem - Simplewood United Methodist Church
Dec 11, 2022 Best Christmas Pageant Drive Thru Ever - Trinity Presbyterian Church
Dec 11, 2022 Live Nativity & Bethlehem Village- Bethlehem Village

 

Holiday Theatre

Nov 12 - Dec 24, 2022 A Christmas Carol - Coca-Cola Stage Alliance Theatre
Nov 19 - 20, 2022 A Very Grinchy Christmas - Gas South Theatre
Nov 25 - Dec 23, 2022 Christmas Canteen 2022Clyde & Sandra Strickland Grand Stage Theatre 
Nov 25,26, 2022 The Nutcracker - Gas South Theatre
Nov 26 - Dec 31, 2022 Holiday Tours - Fox Theatre
Dec 3,4,9,10, 2022 Gwinnett Ballet Theatre's 41st Annual Nutcracker - Gas South Theatre
Dec 1, 2022  Elf - Cinema at the Red Clay
Dec 8 - 23, 2022 A Christmas Carol - Lawrenceville Arts Center
Dec 13, 2022 The Hip Hop Nutcracker - Fox Theatre
Dec 20, 2022 It's A Wonderful Life - Earl & Rachel Smith Strand Theatre

 

Holiday Concerts

Nov 26 - 27, 2022 The Polar Express in Concert - Atlanta Symphony Hall
Nov 27, 2022 Mannheim Steamroller Christmas - Fox Theatre
Dec 2, 2022 Joy to the World Starring Emmet Cahill - Atlanta Symphony Hall
Dec 2, 2022 AGMC Holiday Show - The Cathedral of St. Philip
Dec 9 - 11, 2022 Christmas with Atlanta Master Chorale - Emerson Concert Hall 
Dec 9 - 22, 2022 (select dates) A Christmas Tradition 2022 - Earl and Rachel Smith Strand Theatre
Dec 10 - 11, 2022 ASO Holiday Celebration - 11Alive air on WXIA-TV
Dec 13, 2022 3 Redneck Tenors Christmas SPEC-TAC-YULE-AR - Earl and Rachel Smith Strand Theatre
Dec 17, 2022 Winter Wonderland Live Performance - Lenox Square
Dec 17, 2022 Celtic Women: A Christmas Symphony - Atlanta Symphony Hall
Dec 21, 2022 Atlanta Symphony Orchestra Holiday Concert - North Avenue Presbyterian Church (Atlanta)
Dec 21, 2022 Handel's Messiah - Hugh Hodgson Concert Hall

 

Christmas Tree Experience

Open Nov 18, 2022 Choose a Tree - Big John's Christmas tree Farm 
Nov 19 - 18, 2022 Ponce Tree Market - The Yard at Ponce City Market
Open Nov 19, 2022 Choose or Cut Your Own Tree - Berry's Christmas Tree Farm
Open Nov 19, 2022 Get the Perfect Christmas Tree - Sugarland 
Open Nov 25, 2022 City of Refuge Christmas Tree Sale - North Parking Deck
Nov - Dec 2022 Family Christmas Experience - Worthington Tree Farm

 

Ice Skating

Nov 18, 2022 - Jan 16, 2023 Skate the Station - Atlanta Station
Nov 20, 2022 - Jan 16, 2023 Avalon on Ice - Avalon
Nov 27, 2022 - Jan 16, 2023 The Rink - Park Tavern 
Nov 25, 2022 - Jan 8, 2023 Skate the Sky - Ponce City Roof

 

Hanukkah

Dec 4, 2022 Mommy & Me Chanukah - Chabad of Smyrna and Vinings
Dec 11, 2022 Celebrate Hanukkah: A Cultural Exploration - Children's Museum of Atlanta 
Dec 18, 2022 Menorah Lighting at Avalon
Dec 19, 2022 Hawks Chanukah Celebration - State Farm Arena
Dec 21, 2022 Menorah Lighting - Depot Park 
Dec 22, 2022 Decatur Square Menorah Lighting - Chabad Intown

 

 Shopping & Craft Fairs

Nov 18, 2022 Holiday Sip & See - Main Street Newman
Nov 20 - Dec 24, 2022 (select dates) Makers Market - Atlantic Station 
Dec 4, 2022 Deck the Hall - Downtown Duluth
Dec 4, 2022 Christmas Market - Trinity Presbyterian Church 
Dec 2 & 4, 2022 Winter Market - Still Family Farm

 

New Year's Eve

Dec 31, 2022 Kids' Early New Year's Eve Celebration - Stone Mountain
Dec 31, 2022 New Year's Eve Bubble Bash - Children's Museum of Atlanta
Dec 31, 2022 Noon Year's Eve - Avalon

 

Miscellaneous

Nov 19, 2022 Art in the Park:Wreath Making - Robertson Community Center
Dec 10, 2022  All Aboard for Holiday Fun - Southern Museum of Civil War & Locomotive History
Dec 3, 2022 Season on the Square - Colony Square
Dec 28, 2022 Celebrate Kwanzaa - Children's Museum of Atlanta 

 


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