Our Favorite Ways to Spend the Holidays Around Atlanta, GA

Atlanta. Home of Delta Air Lines, Coca-Cola, OutKast, 2 Chainz, and The Walking Dead, this southern hub has so much to offer among its vibrant neighborhoods and endless trees, with a longstanding presence in music, cinema, sport, commerce, and transport represented by over six million. Whether you’re exploring travel plans as a visitor, returning home to visit friends and family and are searching for something to do, or a local curious about what’s near home, Atlanta has something for everyone. Read on for some of our favorite ways to spend the holidays here around the city in a forest.

Six Flags Holiday in the Park

Combining the thrills and the festive atmosphere of Six Flags Over Georgia, the Holiday in the Park series is a great way for parties of all sizes and interests to pass the day with more shows, activities, and festivities that can fit in one day. Colorful lights, towering Christmas trees, and appearances by famous holiday season faces such as Santa and his elves take the park throughout the holiday season! Visitors can enjoy daring drop towers and loop coasters, or a wide variety of live shows such as the holiday Looney Tunes characters, Retro Christmas Live!, or the charming Tinseltones by Tomlinson. Aside from the entertainment and thrills, there is also a mouthwatering variety of holiday season treats from funnel cakes to colorful arrays of ice cream and frosty beverages. Bring the whole group to celebrate the Holiday Season at Six Flags over Georgia at the Holiday in the Park, for a day surely filled with joy.

Holiday Hoopsgiving

Holiday Hoopsgiving is an engaging and community-centered event where the people of Atlanta enjoy some of the best collegiate and high school basketball talent in an intense battle on the court, with proceeds going to charity!  Located in the grand State Farm Arena, visitors can spectate up close to the action, and enjoy impressive displays of athleticism in the heart of Atlanta. For those looking for an accessible sporting event close to many other attractions in the Atlanta area, this holiday season classic is a great addition to any travel itinerary.

The Nutcracker by Atlanta Ballet

Indeed, Atlanta’s formidable history in music and the arts cannot go without mention, and thankfully there are so many opportunities to see the city’s talents in the arts during the holiday season. One of these is the Atlanta Ballet’s performance of The Nutcracker, a captivating display of musical and physical expression true to the holidays. From dazzling set design, expert dexterity, otherworldly technology, and a transporting atmosphere, we highly recommend those in the Atlanta area for the season to seize their chance and enjoy The Nutcracker. Larger groups will also delight in the noticeable discounts for parties of more than 10, seeing over 25 percent in savings! Come delight in one of Atlanta’s many homes for the arts and become enchanted at the Nutcracker by Atlanta Ballet.

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