Winter Wonderland at Fernbank Museum

Prepare to be dazzled by Fernbank Museum’s 8th annual Winter Wonderland exhibition!

When
November 17th, 2016 – January 7th, 2018
Closed Thanksgiving Day

Where
Fernbank Museum of Natural History
767 Clifton Road NE
Atlanta, GA 30307

Adorned with two floors of twinkling, beautifully decorated trees, Winter Wonderland recognizes the diversity of celebrations, holidays, traditions and events from around the world. Showcasing celebrations from around the world, the exhibition will feature more than 30 trees and displays, glimmering with lights and cultural objects.

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Terrific Thursdays in Decatur

Shop and celebrate locally in November and December at Terrific Thursdays in Decatur!

2017  DATES
November 2nd, 9th, 16th, 30th
December 7th, 14th, 21st

For the holidays, you can’t beat hometown. Knock out your holiday shopping with special in-store events, discounts, and treats at over 20 shops, restaurants, and services.

Participating shops will stay open late, offering a variety of festive fun.

Enjoy selfie-snapping with festive photo frames, visits from Holly Octopus, beverages and snacks, holiday discounts, special offers, and more!

And don’t forget about Holidays in Decatur all through November and December! From visits with Santa to decorations and shopping, Decatur is your one-stop Winter Wonderland in 2017.

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Chastain Park Conservancy Goat Fest

There’s no better time to discover the farm in the middle of Chastain Park than at the inaugural Goat Fest!

When
Saturday | November 11th, 2017
4:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.

Where
Chastain Park Conservancy
4001 Powers Ferry Road NW
Atlanta, GA 30342

General Admission | $45

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Town Brookhaven Pub Crawl

Enjoy drink specials and light bites as you crawl around the inaugural Town Brookhaven Pub Crawl!

When
Saturday | November 18th, 2017
4:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.

Where
Town Brookhaven
4330 Peachtree Rd NE
Atlanta, GA 30319

Tickets
Advance $15 | Door $20

Pick up your passport at the tent on the green space to enjoy access to the event with drink and food specials all around Town Brookhaven. After visiting the number of participating restaurants, guests will be eligible to win raffle prizes! 93% of event proceeds benefit Burt’s Big Adventure.

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Christmas at Callanwolde

The joy of the holiday season begins at Callanwolde Fine Arts Center with Christmas at Callanwolde: Designer Showhouse & Christmas Village!

When
November 24th – December 12th, 2017
Every Day of the Week!

Where
Callanwolde Fine Arts Center
980 Briarcliff Road
Atlanta, GA 30306

The spectacular Atlanta Christmas destination will feature two primary events throughout the holiday season:

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Top 10 Happenings Around Atlanta This Thanksgiving

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November is officially here, and the holiday season is fast-approaching! Take a break from all the recipe planning, and explore the Top 10 Happenings Around Atlanta This Thanksgiving.

With so much more to do than Black Friday shopping, it’s easier than ever to keep your family happy and engaged this 2017 Thanksgiving holiday!

From holiday interior decor to dining, activities for all ages,  and even some unconventional fun, we have all your tastes covered even if turkey isn’t on the menu this year.

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70th Annual Macy’s Great Tree Lighting

Macy’s is celebrating it’s 70th Annual Great Tree Lighting with an incredible lineup of free performances for 2017!

When
Sunday | November 19th, 2017
6:30 p.m. – Pre-Show
7:00 p.m. – Tree Lighting

Where
Macy’s Lenox Square Mall
3393 Peachtree Road
Atlanta, GA 30326

Hosts Jovita Moore and Zach Klein will present the beloved holiday tradition, formerly held on Thanksgiving weekend. This year’s event features performances by CeeLo Green, Casting Crowns, RaeLynn, and Angelica Hale. The Macy’s All-Star Choir will fill the air with beautiful holiday songs as the 56-foot great tree lights up with 45,000 multi-colored LED lights and Santa makes his grand debut! As always, the evening will be capped by a  spectacular firework display set to holiday music.

The Great Tree will remain lit from November 19th ,2017 through January 1st, 2018. Can’t make the ceremony? Tune in to the live telecast on WSB at 7:00 p.m.

Macy’s Family Fun Parade Celebration
Sunday | November 19th, 2017 – 2:00 p.m.

Kick off the festive fun earlier in the day with Macy’s Lenox Square as they bring the magic of the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade to you! Kid’s will enjoy face painting, balloon twisting, Arts and Crafts, and interactive fun to create their very own parade throughout the store!

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2017 Atlanta Area Photos With Santa

santaHe’s making a list, and he’s checking it twice – Santa Claus is coming to town! We’ve put together a list where you can be sure to spot him tin 2017 and get a picture with your family and pets.

No matter where you are in the Atlanta area this holiday season, Santa won’t be hard to find. Don’t miss out on seeing The Big Man in Red as he makes all his stops along the way!

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