This year, Holiday Chastain is keeping Santa safe and accepting letters to pass along to the big man in red! Simply address your letters to Santa to the Chastain Park Conservancy, and Santa will get them in time for the holidays.
From indoor exhibitions to outdoor experiences – and everything in between – Fernbank Museum is bringing the jolly this season with their Holiday Happenings! Enjoy beloved pastimes or pick up a new tradition along with way with a variety of festive fun for all ages.
Holiday Happenings Dates November 20th, 2020 – January 8th, 2021
Experience ice skating unlike ever before as Skate the Sky transforms The Roof into a Winter Dreamland all season long! Just because you’re socially distancing, doesn’t mean you have to miss out on the magic of the season – Complete with cocktails, social distancing, and experiences for the whole family (and even a night out without the kids!).
Atlanta’s favorite adult science night is back, offering exclusive Museum access after dark with a variety of hands-on activities for adults! Don’t miss live music, giant screen movies, craft beer and cocktails, and more at December’s Fernbank After Dark: Holiday Spirits!
Event Details Friday | December 11th, 2020 7:00 p.m. – 11:00 p.m. Continues Second Friday of Every Month
Join in the spirit of the season as everyone in town decorates with tons of sparkling lights – Even lighting up the trees on the verge! For some extra fun with the kiddos in mind, neighbors are encouraged to include Santa somewhere in their decorations so children can play “Where’s Santa?” as they ride through the city.
In addition to the homes throughout the city, between 6-8 homes will also be featured with their Over-the-Top decorations! Soak up the festive feeling of the season while exploring the decorated homes in the city, the Avondale Business District, and the plazas around town.
St. Paul United Methodist Church has welcomed the Grant Park Candlelight Tour of Homes for nearly 40 years. This year, it’s no surprise things look a little different – but the heart of the season is still alive with this year’s Grant Park Candelight Tour of Joy! So string up those twinkling lights and join your neighbors for some socially-distanced festivities. We have you covered with all the details!
Known as one of Atlanta’s most charming and historic neighborhoods, the Virginia Highlands will be the perfect spot to enjoy gorgeous architecture and interior design while spreading some holiday cheer!
Event Details November 27th, 2020 | 8:00 a.m. – December 11th, 2020 | 5:00 p.m.
Bring the Decatur Holiday Marketplace straight to your home with amazing artists from the best online marketplace in the state! Although the physical event was unable to happen due to growing concerns over the pandemic, the beloved annual tradition is still the perfect opportunity to kick off the season and check items off your holiday shopping list.
In previous years, the exhibition has primarily showcased smaller works. This year, a range of sizes will be featured. So deck those walls with works from several of the Gallery’s favorite and beloved artists!