It’s the most wonderful time of year, and Buckhead Village is transforming into a winter wonderland this holiday season as it hosts Atlanta’s Annual German Christkindl Market among an array of holiday happenings!
Through December 24th, 2023
Friday – Sunday | 11:00 a.m. – 9:00 p.m.
Monday – Thursday | 3:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
This holiday season, Buckhead Village will be decking the halls with fresh eucalyptus garlands, oversized pastel ornaments, larger than life floral sculptures, and trees illuminated with sparkling globes. The dazzling celebration continues with festive activities, including cozy beverages and treats, music and entertainment, traditional German fare, holiday shopping, live performances, and so much more!
Who says New Year’s Eve has to only be for adults? Grab the kiddos and head over to Skyline Park for a very special Noon Year’s Eve celebration!
2023 Event Details
Sunday | December 31st
10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Kids will enjoy live entertainment, All-You-Can-Drink hot chocolate, and a ton of festive fun! At 11:59 a.m., be sure to gather around for the countdown to 2024 at Noon!
Tickets | $25
Children 3 years old and under are free.
Tickets included unlimited access to boardwalk games, mini golf, Heege tower, 3-story slide, and all-you-can-drink hot cocoa!
Tis the season to be jolly! Get ready for the peak of seasonal events – and some majorly festive fun – by getting the most out of your weekend plans with our 25 Fun & Festive Happenings Around Atlanta This Weekend: Thursday – Sunday, December 7th – 10th, 2023.
Kick off the weekend on Thursday as Holiday on the Town celebrates all things holly and jolly at Town Brookhaven! The Anne Irwin Fine Art Gallery also kicks off the weekend with a new holiday group exhibit, followed by some immersive mix-and-mingling at a special Fernbank After Dark. The family fun will carry you into the weekend with art, flavor, and fun over at the Virginia Highlands Winterfest through Saturday!
As we continue thorough the weekend, Callanwolde’s Winter House closes out the weekend with twinkling lights, laughter, and delectable treats. Be sure to get the kiddos and enjoy a family-friendly weekend shopping the Decatur Holiday Marketplace, lacing up those running shoes along the Atlanta BeltLine, exploring woodland wonders at Chattahoochee Nature Center, and even spotting a certain red-nosed reindeer.
The winter wonder continues all weekend (and season!) long with exciting installations at all your favorite stops from the Georgia Aquarium to Fernbank Museum, the Atlanta Botanical Garden, and Ponce City Market.
As always, we have you covered with the city’s best Farmers Markets and eclectic flavors of Inman Park. Through all seasons, we will continue to have a spectacular lineup of fun each week – with events for couples, families, and running solo.
Zoo Atlanta is transforming into a nighttime wonderland, showcasing an illuminated celebration of nature! Warm up with a hot cocoa (spiked for the grownups!), roast marshmallows by the fire, and bask in the holiday glow at the Zoo’s Illuminights.
Through January 14th, 2024
5:30 p.m. – 9:30 p.m.
Last entry at 8:00 p.m.
Kick off the new year with a fun-filled weekend celebrating the joy of Home and Hospitality at the 2024 Cathedral Giving By Design Show! Formerly known as the Cathedral Antiques Show, the two-day event continues a long-standing tradition of philanthropic giving to the Atlanta community.
January 19th – 20th, 2024
The 41st Annual Grant Park Candlelight Tour of Homes is back with a festive evening excursion through houses decorated for the holidays in Atlanta’s historic neighborhood. Experience the Grant Park neighborhood in an intimate setting as you’re enchanted by the warm glow of candles & holiday lights at every stop!
December 9th – 10th
Saturday | 6:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.
Sunday | 5:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
This year’s tour proudly includes a drive for gloves, socks, and winter hats, which will be distributed to friends at Intown Cares and the Central Outreach and Advocacy Center.
Funds raised benefit St. Paul United Methodist Church (UMC), the Grant Park Cooperative Preschool (GPCP), and the Grant Park Parents Network (GPPN).
Ring in the new year with an incredible selection of wines, music, great company, and delicious food at the Atlanta Wine Festivals New Year’s Eve!
2023 – 2024 Event Details
Sunday, December 31st
9:00 p.m. – 1:00 a.m.
VIP – 8:00 p.m. Early Entry
Early previews of their new work are now available.
December 8th, 2023 – January 1st, 2024
Friday Jazz returns to the High Museum of Art for an entirely new twist on your favorite musical experience. Not your typical Friday Jazz, enjoy an evening with a signature cocktail and music in two locations throughout the Museum!
2023 Event Details
Friday | December 15th
6:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.
Relax with a cold cocktail, explore the museum’s permanent collections, and enjoy the incredible variety of jazz from straight ahead to free jazz, bebop to swing, and more. The immersive experience will feature local talents layering notes, improvising melodies, and drawing on inspiration from jazz history.
Get ready to shop and celebrate the season! The Decatur Holiday Marketplace + Café celebrates its 32nd anniversary at Clairemont Elementary, where the school will magically transform into a festive atmosphere complete with an inviting artists’ market accompanied by delicious food.
2023 Event Dates
December 8th – 9th
Marketplace + Cafe Hours
Friday | 5:30 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
Saturday | 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.