2021 Holiday Happenings at Atlanta Botanical Garden

It’s the most magical time of year, and the Atlanta Botanical Garden is filled with holiday wonder all season long!

In addition to the beloved Garden Lights, Holiday Nights spectacular display, there are plenty of ways to festive through the end of the year – all in one place! Come get your jolly on with the 2021 Holiday Happenings at Atlanta Botanical Garden.

Holiday Model Train Show
Through January 15th, 2022

Take a journey around the holiday model train garden! G-scale choo choo trains and a holiday trolley chug along six tracks in an imaginary, beautifully planted mountain landscape. They emerge from tunnels, cross bridges over rippling water, and soar across trestles. Small towns, train stops, and other structures dot the landscape.Virtual Reindog Parade

Ride-On-Train
Weekends | Through January 3rd, 2022

All aboard The Botanical Express! The popular children’s Ride-on-Train is set to depart on a journey in the Garden. $5 per passenger, $3 for members. Watch in delight as the trains emerge from tunnels, cross bridges over rippling lake, and soar across trestle bridges. Small towns, train stops, a holiday workshop and other unique features dot the landscape.

Virtual Reindog Parade
Through November 30th

One of the most beloved holiday traditions at Atlanta Botanic Gardens is going virtual this year! Simply submit a photo of your pup in his or her holiday finest, and the top three will get your help in determining the winner in December.

Botanical Saint Nick
Saturdays | November 27th – December 18th

Botanical Saint Nick is making a list and checking it twice! Bring your camera and come meet the big guy adorned in green. Social-distancing measures will be enacted to for a safe, contact-free experience.

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