(Somewhat fewer than) 101 Ideas for Holiday Family Fun in Atlanta - 2020 | Kids Out and About Atlanta

(Somewhat fewer than) 101 Ideas for Holiday Family Fun in Atlanta - 2020

KidsOutAndAbout is Atlanta's online guide to everything for kids, teens, and families! Typically we list (MORE than) 101 ideas for holiday family fun, but. . . it's 2020, which means a bit less is happening than usual. 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!

If we're missing an activity that should be on our list, please email Mindy Mangan at mindy@kidsoutandabout.com. Please make sure to include a link to the event when you email. Thank you!

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Santa Sightings

Now - Dec 24, 2020 Photos with Santa - Cumberland Mall
Now - Dec 27, 2020 Virtual Visits with Santa - Perimeter Mall
Now - Dec 27, 2020 Virtual Visits with Santa - North Point Mall
Nov 7 - Dec 24, 2020 Santa's Wonderland - Bass Pro Shops
Nov 20 - Dec 25, 2020 Photos with Santa - Perimeter Mall
Nov 20 - Dec 24, 2020 Lights. Camera. Santa! - Town Center at Cobb
Nov 20 - Dec 24, 2020 Lights. Camera. Santa!- Mall of Georgia
Nov 21, 2020 Santa Arrives - Southeastern Railway Museum
Nov 21 - Dec 24, 2020  Santa at Northlake Mall
Nov 23 - Dec 24, 2020 Santa at Avalon - Santa's Cottage in Palmer Plaza
Nov 27, 2020 Santa & Snow Tubing in the Park - First Avenue Park
Nov 27 - Dec 24, 2020 Lights. Camera. Santa! - Lenox Square
Nov 27 - Dec 24, 2020 Visit Santa in Person or Virtually - Arbor Place
Nov 27 - Dec 25, 2020 Photos with Santa - North Point Mall
Nov 29 - Dec 19, 2020 Santa at Rhodes Hall - Castle on Peachtree Street
Dec 5, 2020 Day with Santa - Downtown Kennesaw and Depot Park
Dec 12, 2020 Cookies & Cocoa with Santa - Duluth Festival Center

 

Old-Time Christmas

Nov 16 - Jan 5, 2020 Stone Mountain Christmas - Stone Mountain
Nov 26 - Dec  30, 2020 A Country Christmas - Pettit Creek Farm
Open Nov 27, 2020 Christmas on the Farm - Southern Belle Farm
Dec 4, 11, 18, 2020 Snow in Downtown Alpharetta 

 

Light Displays

Nov 13 - Jan 3 2021 Candy Rush Drive-Thru -  Six Flags White Water – Atlanta
Nov 14 - Jan 16, 2021 Garden Lights, Holiday Nights - Atlanta Botanical Garden
Nov 15 - Jan 4, 2020 Fantasy in Lights - Callaway Resort & Gardens
Nov 21, 2020 Light the Station - Atlantic Station 
Nov 22, 2020 The Lighting of Avalon: A 12 Day Celebration - Avalon
Nov 26 - Dec 31, 2020 Lights of Life - Life University
Nov 26 - Dec 26, 2020 Mountain Country Christmas - Georgia Mountain Fairgrounds
Nov 27, 2020

Virtual Lighting of the Tree - Gwinnett Virtual Event

Dec 5, 2020

Deck the Hall - Duluth Town Green

 

Living Nativities

Nov 26 - Dec 30, 2020 Live Nativity & Petting Zoo - Pettit Creek Farm 

 

Holiday Theatre

 Nov 20, 2020 Miracle at the Fox Marquee Club- The Fox Theatre
Dec 4-20, 2020 It's a Wonderful Life Radio Play - Act1 Theatre
Dec 4 -23, 2020 A Christmas Carol The Live Radio Play - Alliance Theatre
Dec 12, 2020 

Classic Christmas Drive In Movie - Lilburn City Hall

Dec 17, 2020 Callanwolde School of Dance Presents "Hope for a Holiday Show" - Callanwolde Fine Arts Center

 

Holiday Concerts

 

Christmas Tree Experience

Nov 13 - Jan 1, 2021 Atlanta Great Tree - Macy's Lenox Square
Open Nov 20, 2020 Choose a Tree - Big John's Christmas tree Farm 
Open Nov 23, 2020 City of Refuge Christmas Tree Sale - North Parking Deck
Open Nov 27, 2020 Get the Perfect Christmas Tree - Sugarland 
Open Nov 27, 2020 Choose or Cut Your Own Tree - Berry's Christmas Tree Farm 
Nov - Dec Family Christmas Experience - Worthington Tree Farm
No dates for 2020 Atlanta Festival of Trees - Embassy Suites

 

Ice Skating

Starting Nov 16, 2020 Skate the Station - Atlanta Station
Nov 22, 2020 Avalon on Ice - Avalon
Nov 28 - Jan 20, 2020 The Rink - Park Tavern 
Nov 29 - Jan 5, 2020  Skate the Sky - Ponce City Roof

 

Shopping & Craft Fairs

Nov 22, 2020 Holiday Market at Avalon 
Dec 14, 21, 28, Jan 4, 2020 Free Gift Wrapping - Atlantic Station 
Dec 18 - 20, 2020 Christmas Market - North Point Mall

 

New Year's Eve

Dec 31, 2020 Last Day Hike New Year's Eve - Elachee Nature Science Center
Dec 31, 2020 New Year's Eve Party for the Whole Family - Stone Mountain

 

Miscellaneous

Nov 9 - Dec 6, 2020 The Salvation Army Angel Tree - Northlake Mall
Dec 4, 2020 Depot Park Holiday Walk Art Contest - Depot Park 
Dec 5, 2020   Children's Christmas Parade - Virtual 

 


Below are items that have been posted to our calendar. If you are affiliated with a business hosting a holiday event that should be on our calendar, we'd love to see it there... it's free to postClick here for instructions about how to add your organization to our list and easily post your events to our calendar!


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