Holiday Activities

Looking to round up the fam and see Christmas lights in Atlanta and beyond this holiday season? We’ve got the perfect list for both lights and Christmas tree lightings all over the Atlanta area. 

Atlanta Botanical Garden – Jason Getz


Christmas Lights/Shows:


A Country Christmas at Pettit Creek Farms 

Enjoy lights, Santa’s Cottage, a live nativity set/petting zoo, s’mores, and more. 


Atlanta Festival of Lights at Atlantic Station

A safe drive-thru holiday experience.


Lights of Life at Life University

More than just a magical light display, they have pony rides, train rides, a petting zoo, and more.


Garden Lights, Holiday Nights

Limited capacity and socially-distanced, the lights at the Botanical Garden aren’t something to miss. 


Stone Mountain Christmas

Each day of Stone Mountain Christmas, you can enjoy park attractions including Summit Skyride, Scenic Railroad, and more!


Margaritaville’s Lakeside Lights Spectacular at Lake Lanier

Kick start your holidays with a visit to Margaritaville’s all-new Lakeside Lights Spectacular for a night of nostalgic wintry fun. 


Callaway Gardens Fantasy in Lights

The South’s holiday tradition featuring over 2,500 acres of lights, custom-designed scenes, animation, music, and other seasonal attractions. Follow this link for discounted tickets.


Light up Blue Ridge

Enojy a night full of Christmas cheer, strolling through Christmas entertainment, and food vendors.


Christmas Tree Lightings


Lighting of the Great Tree Gwinett *Virtual*

Join virtually on Thanksgiving evening, November 26 at 8:00 pm to virtually celebrate traditions old and new with captivating holiday stories, anecdotal tales of family customs, and seasonal music.


Christmas Tree Lighting and Santa Arrives at the Avenue East Cobb

Create magical memories with your loved ones at the lighting of the 18′ Christmas Tree, Santa Arrival, Holiday Music Show, Gift Card Giveaways, Hot Chocolate Bar by Smallcakes and much more!

Holiday Glow on the Town Green Peachtree Corners 

Enjoy holiday performances and a sing-a-long, and a special guest from the North Pole helps light the Town Green. Dec. 4.


Macy’s Great Tree Lighting Lenox Square Mall
Returning to Macy’s Lenox Square for the 73rd consecutive holiday season, the Atlanta Great Tree is an eco-friendly, reusable tree that stands 56 feet tall and is adorned with 45,000 multicolor sparkling LED lights.


The Lighting of Avalon

Come get in the festive spirit along the Boulevard, but this year the Avalon has expanded the celebration to 12 days of holiday cheer to kick off the season!


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